Karen Toms

Posts with Month: March 2011

lurpak 'good food deserves' campaign

A client of mine is a food photographer and at our last meeting we got talking about recent food adverts.

We both particularly enjoyed Lurpak‘s ‘good food deserves’ campaign (by Wieden and Kennedy) so I thought I’d share my favourite advert in their latest series about the mighty ‘shroom. Mouthwatering magnificence.

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Whether or not the rumours are true that Kate Middleton has chosen Alexander McQueen to design her wedding dress remains to be seen on April 29 but it would be a fantastic choice that has been widely endorsed in the fashion industry.

I have been reading a lot about Alexander McQueen in the news regarding Paris Fashion Week and watched the recent Channel 4 documentary ‘McQueen and I‘ about the life and work of the brand’s founder.

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Following on from my post about personalising Cornish Blue pottery, I want to share my second personalisation find.

As a sailor, I’ve spent a lot of time wearing deck shoes. They’re usually pretty standard issue – navy or brown with the odd flash of red and white thrown in.

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We were blessed with a glorious morning for our wedding invitation photo shoot and I thought I’d share some of the side shots.

A perfect Spring morning in Fowey harbour

A perfect Spring morning in Fowey harbour


A view down the coast towards Gribben Head, Cornwall

A view down the coast towards Gribben Head, Cornwall

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Spring has sprung

Daffodils brighten the churchyard at Lanteglos by Fowey Church, Cornwall

Daffodils brighten the churchyard at Lanteglos by Fowey Church

I am massively excited about Spring. The sunshine and lengthening days that we’ve had over the past 10 days have lifted my spirits and are pulling me out of my winter fug.

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Spring has sprung

Inspiration for our wedding invitations by Max Wanger

Richard and I are in Cornwall this weekend and heading out today with a friend to do a photo shoot for one of our two wedding invitations.

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