Competition – Can I capture your unique Valentines Day proposal?

Engagement photo shoot New York Central park
Photographing proposals and capturing natural love is my most favourite pastime. Being someone’s photographer in this special ‘once in a life time’ moment is such an amazing gift… I just cannot describe how it makes me feel. My heart almost melts every time I photograph a proposal.

Pre wedding photo shoot Devon beach coast Plymouth

To celebrate love in the month of Saint Valentines I am looking for a surprise proposal to capture.

Are you thinking of proposing to your partner on Valentines day?

I love nature and beautiful landscapes so if you are planning a proposal in a stunning location in Devon or Cornwall please get into contact.

How to enter:
Please send me an email libertypearlphotography@gmail.com with the following information:

  1. Location and reasons why you have chosen it?
  2. Why you want to propose and why your partner is so special?
  3. Why you would love the proposal captured by Liberty Pearl?
  4. Both of your names
  5. A photo of you both

I will choose the most beautiful location and unique proposal idea and capture this moment for you as a gift. I will also include a 1 hour engagement photo shoot after the proposal.

Closing date for this competition is Thursday 11th February 2016.

I want to say a huge congratulations to all the couples who have decided to commit their lives to each other – it’s a huge step and getting to play this part in people’s lives is such a blessing!

I am really looking forward to hearing about your ideas and capturing your beautiful proposal!

Pre wedding photo shoot Cornwall woodland

 

Revival Living – Interior Design Photo Shoot

We fell in love with the beautiful Cornish beach cottage and it’s gorgeous furniture, during a recent interior design photo shoot in Cawsand. We worked with an extremely creative Devon based company Revival Furniture, to capture some of their stunning interior design projects.

Revival Furniture tastefully aims to put the life back into your old furniture, floors and kitchens. They paint old furniture that has lost its lustre, turning it into something bright and beautiful that compliments your home and surroundings, using the fantastic colour palette of Annie Sloan paints.

Revival Furniture love taking influences from France and Scandinavia and make things look beautifully stylish. The company focus on professional furniture painting, interior decorating, seat pad upholstery, fireplace painting, interior cupboards and kitchens, stairs and floors painting.

Cornish Wedding – The Green Cornwall – Sophie and Martin

Sophie and Martin were married in March in the beautiful wedding venue The Green Cornwall. They were extremely lucky with stunning weather; the sun was shining from the start of the ceremony until the last dance. The wedding guests had lots of fun enjoying the weather in the venue’s vast gardens set right on the edge of Bodmin Moor. The breathtaking scenery, coupled with fabulous live acoustic music, delicious home baked cakes, gorgeous sunshine and large sprinkling of love and happiness produced the perfect wedding day from the bride and groom and their friends and family!!!

We love being a wedding photographer in the South West. We are based in Plymouth, Devon and cover weddings in Bristol, London and Cornwall, but as Liberty Pearl Photography is a destination wedding photographer we are happy to take bookings anywhere in the UK or abroad.

La Belle Wedding Magazine Styled Wedding Shoot – Cornwall

What a lovely way to spend the day, photographing a beautiful bride for a La Belle Wedding Magazine festival wedding feature. We went to one of my favourite Cornish wedding venues  The Green Cornwall, which is a luxurious Cornish escape, set in a private estate surrounded by orchards, meadows, a lake, and the stunning skylines of Cornwall’s iconic mining heritage. The weather was unpredictable at times so we had to dash between the house, gardens and cottages to avoid the showers, but this made the day a lot more fun!

A huge thank you to the following local suppliers for making the photo shoot a success. The beautiful dress was provided by The Wedding Company in Plympton, and the colourful bouquets were made by Honours Flowers. Our breathtaking model Becky Smith was styled by Gem Ryder Make Up Artist and Vogue Hair. The beautiful venue was The Green Cornwall. Please take a look at the photos, we absolutely love the photos and are very pleased with the results!

Grublin Games – Waggle Dance

Build a beehive, collect pollen and make honey – be efficient, be strategic, outmanoeuvre your opponents! Waggle Dance is a euro-style worker-placement dice game for 2-4 players, designed by Mike Nudd & published by Grublin Games Publishing. To put it on the market, we were booked to photograph the prototype ‘Waggle Dance’ game in the unique community run social enterprise pub BreadandRoses in Plymouth, Devon.

It was an interesting afternoon and the models had great fun exploring the new game. Everybody was getting hooked on the game and learning how to us cunning strategy needed to win the game.

This amazing new board game will only be funded if at least £15,000 is pledged by Sun, Jun 29 2014 11:59 PM BST.

If you would like to back this game please visit the Waggle Dance KickStarter webpage and make a pledge.

More info about the Waggle Dance game…

Waggle Dance is a worker placement dice game where your bees take the form of dice… lots and lots of beautiful dice.  There are two phases to the game, a Day and a Night phase.  During the Day, each player rolls their bee dice and takes turns assigning their bees to different actions within the hive.  Each action enables the players to improve and grow the hive, taking them a step closer to their ultimate goal – HONEY!!!!  Once the Day phase is complete, the night phase triggers and each of the actions are resolved and the hive grows.

It’s up to you how to achieve this… Do you focus on pollen collection, increasing your bee population, expanding your hive, seeking favour with the queen or splitting your resources to accomplish all of these?

Whatever you choose, the natural world is a competitive environment and you can be sure the other players will be looking to maximise their advantage so choose wisely and be efficient!

Engagement Shoot – Whitsand Bay Beach Cornwall

What a lovely pre-wedding photo shoot on Whitsand Bay Beach, Cornwall. The sunshine illuminated the couple’s happiness perfectly and they had lots of fun strolling along this amazing beach.
The sky had a wonderful deep blue which highlighted the impressive cliffs surrounding the sand on the beach was a warm shade of golden caramel and spanned for miles.

Here is a sneak peek video from their photo shoot (made by the amazing Pearl Productions)


The couple are getting married this summer at the magical wedding venue Boconnoc House Estate in Cornwall. This beautiful wedding village is a unique and hidden location in Cornwall and lies at the end of a sweeping drive through magnificent parkland. The lawns in front of the house boast views across the parkland and down to the lake in the valley. I am very excited about capturing the couple’s wedding at this beautiful Cornish wedding venue in a few weeks time.

Liberty Pearl Photography include a pre-wedding photo shoot with every wedding photography package. We love being a wedding photographer in Cornwall. We are based in sunny Plymouth, Devon but as Liberty Pearl Photography is a destination wedding photographer we are happy to take bookings anywhere in the UK or abroad. This year we have been booked as a wedding photographer in Scotland, Bristol, London, Spain, Cornwall, Hereford, Devon, Derby, and Somerset!

Pre wedding meeting – Polhawn Fort Cornwall

Pre wedding meeting – Polhawn Fort

It was delightful meeting both Sasha and James at their beautiful Cornish wedding venue, Polhawn Fort, for their pre wedding meeting. The couple are planning to have their wedding ceremony outside in the Garden House followed with a blessing on the beach. Here are a few photos of the lovely couple on our visit down to the beach; I am really looking forward to the wedding this summer.

Polhawn Fort is definitely one of Cornwall’s most romantic wedding venues, with sweeping gardens overlooking the sea with a beach below.

Polhawn Fort is an unusual and romantic wedding venue on the south coast of Cornwall in Whitsand Bay, near Mount Edgcumbe, round the corner from Plymouth, and just along the coast from Looe, Polperro, Fowey, Mevagissey and St Mawes and Falmouth.
The Fort is set in the midst of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Rame Peninsula, overlooking the sea at Whitsand Bay, and the long distance South West Coast Path runs directly behind the grounds of the Fort.

 

Cornish family portrait – on location Bennett/Soady family

It was such a wonderful summers day spent with the Bennett/Soady family on location in a Cornish woodland for their family photo shoot. The beautiful woodland, Rosecraddoc woods, is a short walk from the family’s back garden and it’s one of their favourite places to go for walks and for the children to play. The family wanted some really natural shots of the children and the whole family together to have printed as canvases for their home, and to use for gifts for their family members. The morning’s photo shoot was filled with a wonderful energy of the children running through the woodlands, laughter, lots of lovely smiles, and beautiful light bursting through the vivid green leaves.

Cornish Wedding – Beth and Dan at Plymouth Museum and Kingsand Village Hall

This was one of the loveliest weddings I have ever been to, two very beautiful people celebrating their special day. Beth and Daniel had their wedding ceremony in Plymouth Museum’s main gallery, followed by a short ferryboat ride with their guests to Kingsand Village hall in Cornwall. Beth had decorated the village hall with simple vintage style decor and the lawn was scattered with hay bails for seats. The wedding breakfast was extremely yummy, it was a very British afternoon tea party with tea, sandwiches and homemade cakes brought by their guests. The afternoon was set aside for drinking local cider, mingling, flying kites and relaxing in the beautiful Cornish summer sunshine on the village hall lawn. Congratulations to the Maxwell-Pooley newly weds, your wedding was a truly wonderful day and I was so lucky to be a part of it.