Gilroes Cemetery - Leicestershire Funeral Photographer - December 2018

Gilroes Cemetery -  Leicestershire Funeral Photographer - December 2018

I started the day at the family home in Leicestershire where a Horse Drawn Carriage (Buckminster Funerals) arrived with the coffin draped in a beautiful shroud which was also a family heirloom. Then it was off to the Church of Our lady of Good Counsel, Leicestershire for Chris’ Memorial Service where a Scottish Bagpiper (Piper Paddy Mc Gowan ) led him into the church. The priest (Father. Abbem Emmanuel) was so lovely, he did a wonderful thanksgiving service allowing the whole family to reflect on his life. After the ceremony finished we went to Gilroes Cemetery and Crematorium where the final blessing and burial took place. It was a bitterly cold day, but the sun came out as everyone said their final farewells.

Thank you so much to Priscilla for booking us to film and photograph Chris’ day. You put together such a beautiful day and showed real strength. Thank you for all the chats we’ve had on the phone and for being so kind and welcoming to me. It was an absolute privilege capturing these moments for you.

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Woodcock Hill Cemetery, Watford, Hertfordshire - Photography - December 2018

Woodcock Hill Cemetery, Watford, Hertfordshire - Photography - December 2018

A few weeks ago I travelled to All Saints Church in Watford to photograph the funeral of Mr Olugbenga Olusegun Adebiyi. Thank you to Lis for finding me and allowing me the privilege of capturing this beautiful family as they said their goodbyes. After the church service it was off to Woodcock Hill Cemetery in Rickmansworth for the final blessings and Graveside Burial.

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Thorncliffe Cemetery and Crematorium - Hindu Funeral Photographer - December 2018

Thorncliffe Cemetery and Crematorium - Hindu Funeral Photographer - December 2018

This particular funeral was a Hindu Funeral, which was very beautiful and it took place at Thorncliffe Cemetery and Crematorium in Barrow-in-Furness. Cumbria. The day started at the Co-op Barrow Funeral Care to film the family arriving and the horse and Carriage as it left. Then it was on to Thorncliffe Crematorium for the ceremony. As is custom, this was an open coffin funeral with a lovely Hindu ceremony involving lots of flowers, butter and other traditions. The care and preparation was incredible, truly beautiful to watch and record on behalf of the family and was probably one of the most intricate ceremonies I have had the privilege to attend. This was followed by the wake which took place at the Chetwynde Hotel

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Peterborough Crematorium Funeral Photographer - R.I.P Baby Florian - December 2018

Peterborough Crematorium Funeral Photographer - R.I.P Baby Florian - December 2018

Dear Shaun, You are so lovely and heartwarming to work with. Thanks again for sharing this with us. We have just viewed the photos and we are both in awe. Thank you very much for this and we would be so happy for you to share the images to help others in a similar situation. We will treasure them always.” Louise ❤️❤️❤️

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GreenAcres Epping Forest, Essex - Funeral - November 2018

GreenAcres Epping Forest, Essex - Funeral - November 2018

This was my first visit to GreenAcres Epping Forest for a Funeral and this is a truly beautiful location for a ceremony. Amazing woodland surroundings and the woodland hall and courtyard were breathtaking. Such a unique venue for a Memorial Service.

I was there to film the ceremony of a lady who had passed away in her early 40’s due to cancer. So so sad! I was filming on behalf of her children with the idea of capturing the ceremony and tributes so that once older they could view the film and gain a little more of an understanding of the day and how loved she was.

It was really nice working with Funeral Director Stuart Poulton for the first time and Funeral Celebrant Sally McManus who very skilfully and lovingly led the tributes on the day.

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