From The Archive: Ramsbottom Festival

This is one of my favourite jobs to this day I’ve ever done. It’s safe to say I love music and I also love photography. Combine the two is a dream come true. It was an amazing atmosphere and safe to say I had a great time!! I have the privilege of covering the ChameleonContinue reading “From The Archive: Ramsbottom Festival”

Beautiful Morning In Nice

Well, apologises for not blogging in a while. It’s been a rather hectic 4/5 months but here I am again! It’s 5:55am here in Nice, France and I couldn’t help but notice the gorgeous sunrise. The beautiful trees surrounding the French countryside, it’s amazing and so utterly peaceful. I’m here on holiday with my partnerContinue reading “Beautiful Morning In Nice”

REVIEW: Canon 5D Mark II

I started looking for a new camera body a few months ago. Unfortunately, I didn’t have a massive budget but I knew the camera needed two things: A full frame sensor (to anyone who doesn’t know what that means, it means the sensor that picks up all the information for the camera to take aContinue reading “REVIEW: Canon 5D Mark II”

Highlights of 2015!

Well, what an incredible year! 2015 has turned out to be very exciting for Meg Thornton Photography and it’s all down to everyone who has supported me and believed in my vision as a photographer so a BIG THANK YOU to everyone who has booked me or even just simply liked my page, I reallyContinue reading “Highlights of 2015!”

What Am I Proud of in 2015?

A couple of days ago, Jasmine Star uploaded a blog post about look back on this year and not just thinking about everything that has happened but also what you’ve achieved and can be proud of. So here’s my list of the things I’m proud of: I’ve been booked three times the amount of weddingContinue reading “What Am I Proud of in 2015?”

No creative spark….

Often when running a creative business, it can be easy to lose a spark for new ideas because sometimes you focus on the day to day running of your business. You don’t want to be doing the same thing over and over and losing that creativity…but it’s not easy. It’s hard when your head isContinue reading “No creative spark….”

Why Am I A Photographer?

I will freely admit, I didn’t always want to be a photographer. First it was a ballerina, then a singer, and then an actress. Even though I would have definitely enjoyed being all those things, I have known that I have wanted to be a photographer for 6 years. Our house looks over my NannaContinue reading “Why Am I A Photographer?”

Autumn in December.

I’m incredibly lucky to live right next door to Heaton Park. It makes for a great location for photo shoots but also really nice walks to unwind. Yesterday I decided after spending most of the week at my desk that I would take a wonder. I ended up taking a trail I had never seenContinue reading “Autumn in December.”

Why I love this picture…

This is one of my all time favourite pictures I’ve taken so far in my career. Why? Because… The girls were not only bridesmaids, that morning they became cousins and were thick as thieves! This picture was taken when the groom was insisting everyone sing “I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles” during his speech at the weddingContinue reading “Why I love this picture…”

How has Wedding Photography changed in the last 10 years or so?

  In the last ten or so year, wedding photography has definitely changed. Some absolutely brilliant changes, others more concerning. Going back to the late 90s, early 00’s, film was still considered the best way to photograph a wedding. But along came digital which would completely redefine photography. Instead of having to wait for your negatives toContinue reading “How has Wedding Photography changed in the last 10 years or so?”