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About

Lydia Bourne
I live on Sark in the Channel Islands: a place with no pollution, no interference from artificial lighting and no made roads. A place that offers a unique way of life. Sark can offer unrivalled quietness, a beautiful blanket of stars at night and stunning nature and coastal areas.

I studied photography and gained a BA Hons at Nottingham Trent University. I used a 35mm Minolta and a Yashica 124G with roll film back then, but am now currently enjoying all the benefits of digital photography.

My work has moved from landscape photography into working more with people; be it weddings or portraits of children, or people at work.

Weddings
Couples are attracted to the island for its simplicity and for the stunning venues and backdrops for weddings that Sark has to offer. It can be helpful to have a photographer who knows the area and the beauty spots, as well as keeping the costs down for the bride and groom. I blend formal photography to incorporate group shots with informal photos. This is the best way to capture the essence of a special day. If you choose me as your photographer I will work discretely on your day, without hindering your plans.
Meet me beforehand to make sure that we have all your ideas covered!

PRICES
Full day will include the preparations of the morning to the wedding breakfast in the evening.
A minimum of 225 photographs saved to disk for you to keep and reproduce as you please.
£700 with a deposit of 10% at time of booking.

Half day will include the preparations through to the end of the ceremony with group shots afterwards at the location of the wedding.
A minimum of 125 images saved on disk for you.
£450 with a deposit of 10% at time of booking.

Send me an email if you would like further information. Or if you would like to discuss a quote for something that you don't see here: I can be flexible!

RESIDENTS OF SARK RECEIVE A 10% DISCOUNT ON THE ABOVE PRICES

Feedback from customers:
"The most wonderful photographer, we asked for a mix of natural and traditional shots and boy did she deliver, even the box we received the photographs in was wonderful. Would definitely recommend Lydia to friends, family and all!! Thank you so much for helping make our day special...next up anniversary pictures and we know just who to ask! XS&Px"

"Yes they arrived Friday....so so so so happy. They are fantastic. Very pleased with them. Still can't get over how lucky we were with the weather.
Loved the packaging you sent them in - can't thank you enough Lydia."
Beach wedding, Sark

"Thank you Lydia for the lovely photographs......Having fun showing the photo's to family and friends and they are being much admired. So thank you again for giving us such happy memories of a wonderful day".
Wedding anniversary lunch, Sark.

"Thank you for all the lovely photo's on such a great day!"
Wedding on Sark.

"I've gotten compliments, due to your making me look much better than I actually do! A sign of excellent talent!"
Portrait at a charity ball.