NAOMI & DAVID – HOLY CROSS UCKFIELD & HIGH HURSTWOOD HALL

Posted on August 22, 2015

Bride and groom at from behind during ceremony

Naomi and David were married at Holy Cross church in Uckfield, Sussex and held their reception at High Hurstwood village hall…

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GEMMA & ADAM – BARNSGATE MANOR

Posted on August 8, 2015

Couple first dance at Barnsgate Manor wedding

Gemma and Adam were married at Barnsgate Manor in the East Sussex countryside…

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NICKY & RICHARD – ST MARY THE VIRGIN SALEHURST

Posted on July 25, 2015

Bride overlooking Sussex countryside

Nicky and Richard were married in St Mary’s Salehurst and held their reception in the open Sussex countryside…

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LIZ & IAN – AZUR ST LEONARDS-ON-SEA

Posted on July 18, 2015

Bride and groom walking along the promenade in Hastings

Liz and Ian held their wedding celebrations at the Azur on the seafront in St Leonards-On-Sea, East Sussex…

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JESS & JIMMY – BATTLE ABBEY

Posted on June 27, 2015

Couple first dance at Battle Abbey

Jess and Jimmy held their wedding party at Battle Abbey having already got married in Canada earlier in the year…

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SIMONA & SAL – BANNATYNES SPA HOTEL HASTINGS

Posted on June 20, 2015

Just married couple  at Bannatynes Hotel wedding hastings

Simona and Sal held their intimate wedding at the Bannatyne Spa Hotel in Hastings…

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KELLY & JAMES – ST JAMES STEDHAM & THE WALLED GARDEN COWDRAY

Posted on June 13, 2015

Bride and Groom in front of ruins at The Walled Garden Cowdray

Kelly and James were married at St James Church Stedham and held their reception at the stunning walled garden in Cowdray, West Sussex…

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EDGE OF HOME – HOMEWARE

Posted on May 28, 2015

Switching on a yellow shade floor lamp

Edge of Home design original homeware and having met up a few weeks ago to talk about the shoot, Emily and I set up the studio for an onslaught of colour…

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CHELSEA ACADEMY – EDUCATION

Posted on May 14, 2015

Looking down from the atrium at the Chelsea Academy - natural school website photography by James Robertshaw

The Chelsea Academy is one of those buildings which as a photographer, provides an almost endless source of inspiration. From the outside, a subtle brick exterior belies the spectacular combinations of light and space on the interior.

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YUKI & DAMIAN – FIELD PLACE

Posted on May 5, 2015

Couple behind Chinese umbrella

Yuki and Damian hosted their wedding celebrations with family and friends at Field Place in west Sussex a few days after their actual marriage.

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ALLY & DOM – BARTHOLOMEW BARN

Posted on April 12, 2015

Newlyweds walking in the grounds at their Bartholomew Barn wedding

Ally and Dom were blessed with fine weather for their beautiful Bartholomew Barn wedding in rural West Sussex.

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HOLLY & CHRIS – THE BELL TICEHURST

Posted on March 15, 2015

Couples feet at the Bell Ticehurst wedding by Sussex Wedding photographer James Robertshaw

Holly and Chris had a lovely quirky and intimate wedding at The Bell in Ticehurst, East Sussex. The Bell is a unique place full of original artworks and oozes atmosphere and irreverence.

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TESS ANDREWS – PORTRAITS

Posted on February 24, 2015

Hastings portrait photography of Tess Andrews on Hastings beach

Tess is a director of fashion brand Loxley England and I’ve worked with her and her team before on their lookbook shoot. She needed a mix of portrait images for an upcoming interview with a fashion magazine so we spent some time on both studio shots and out and about in Hastings.

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CARL ROBERTSHAW – PORTRAITS

Posted on February 6, 2015

Carl Robertshaw headshot by sussex portrait photographer James Robertshaw

Portrait photography is all about connecting with your subject so I had a head start with this shoot as the subject was my brother. Carl is a designer and works across stage, television and music designing artistic forms and structures for artists and events from Anthony and the Johnsons, Bjork and Take That to the Olympic and Commonwealth games.

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YUKI & DAMIAN – BACK IN TIME

Posted on January 24, 2015

Man kissing fiancé forehead - natural couple photography by James Robertshaw

Yuki and Damian recently booked me to photograph their wedding in May and wanted a couple session in advance. We talked about different places and they wanted to go somewhere significant to them both. We had a number of options and having quickly ruled out Argos where they happened to have first met (concluding that the particular branch had closed anyway!), we went for the grounds of Surrey University were they both studied.

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LESLEY & ANEURIN – CAMDEN TOWN HALL

Posted on December 20, 2014

Groom outside Camden Town Hall

I’ve known Aneurin for about 10 years so it was real pleasure to photograph his wedding. He initially invited me as a guest but when we got talking about photography and he and Lesley saw some of my work, they wanted me to attend in a professional capacity and then relax for the latter part of the evening. It worked perfectly.

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LOXLEY ENGLAND – LOOKBOOK

Posted on November 30, 2014

Model posing for Loxley England Lookbook shoot by James Robertshaw 07

This commission was to produce a set of images for Loxley England who design and manufacture luxury leather bags. The images were for their forthcoming Lookbook and website and company directors Tess and James put together a great team for the day itself.

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MARIA & CLIFF – THE GRAND EASTBOURNE

Posted on October 15, 2014

Guests arriving for Wedding at The Grand Hotel Eastbourne by Sussex wedding photographer James Robertshaw

Maria and Cliff had a lovely intimate wedding at The Grand Eastbourne. Surrounded by a small group of family and friends, they spent the afternoon and early evening at the hotel before moving on to their local pub for their evening reception.

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SARAH & ROY – ARUNDEL TOWN HALL & THE EARL OF MARCH

Posted on September 20, 2014

Newleyweds in the dark lit from behind

I first met up with Sarah and Roy for a drink in Tunbridge Wells and we got on brilliantly from the off. We had a great chat about plans for their Arundel Town Hall wedding and I was really looking forward to the day itself.

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ROXY & WILL – THE OLD RECTORY HASTINGS

Posted on September 5, 2014

Bride getting ready at The Old Rectory Hastings

The Old Rectory is a lovely guesthouse in the old town town of Hastings run by the tirelessly efficient and cheerful Tracey Anne. It was a pleasure to spend the day with Roxy and Will, their friends and family and be able to walk home at the end of the night!

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GINA & MARK – BANNATYNES HASTINGS

Posted on August 25, 2014

Bannatynes Hastings wedding by Hastings wedding photographer James Robertshaw 16

Gina and Mark were married at the Bannatynes Spa Hotel in Hastings. I met up with Gina and Mark a few weeks earlier and looked around the venue in glorious sunshine and rather ironically the weather couldn’t have been more different on the day!

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EMILY & MARK – LEEFORD PLACE

Posted on August 2, 2014

Couple on bouncy castle at Leeford place wedding by Sussex wedding photographer James Robertshaw

A personal recommendation is always great and Mark got in touch after I was recommended by Wendy and Phil whose wedding I photographed last year. Emily and Mark planned a laid back, fun and informal day for their Leeford Place wedding near Battle in East Sussex.

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LISA & PAUL – ST MARY STAR OF THE SEA & THE OLD RECTORY/BLACK MARKET

Posted on July 19, 2014

Dancing in Black Market by Hastings wedding photographer James Robertshaw

“An Old Town Affair” was how Lisa described her wedding plans when she first got in touch. She and Paul were married at St Mary Star of of Sea in Hastings followed by a reception at the Old Rectory guest house and proper bash at the Black Market bar on George street. The venues are all within walking distance of each other and even my house too.

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LEAH & FREDDIE – ST ANDREW AND ST CUTHMAN & HOTEL SEATTLE

Posted on July 10, 2014

Ceremony by Brighton documentary wedding photographer James Robertshaw

Leah and Freddie were married at the church of St Andrew and St Cuthman in Steyning, just outside Brighton and held their reception at the Hotel Seattle on Brighton seafront.

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KAT & JAMES – THE ASHDOWN PARK HOTEL

Posted on June 21, 2014

Ashdown-Park-Hotel wedding-breakfast by Sussex wedding photographer James Robersthaw

For their Ashdown Park Hotel wedding Kat and James and gave me complete freedom to document their celebrations. They had a ball and I was made to feel really welcome by everyone from the off. Kat and her bridesmaids were getting ready from early morning and I arrived in good time for her make-up and hair preparations.

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