Who is behind the camera?
Hello! My name is Samantha, although everyone calls me Sam. I am the person behind Samantha Lowe Photography and the one you will find behind the camera. I live with my husband and our daughter in a small village just outside Stafford, Staffordshire. I am a family orientated, country girl at heart, and when I am not behind the camera you will find me out enjoying the countryside, spending time at the stables with my horse, or walking over Cannock Chase with our huge, clumsy Labrador and our crazy Jack Russell.
Meet the real me...
I love.... photography (obviously)... horses... a good cup of tea (milk no sugar)... I love Formula 1... My favourite colour is purple... I'm happiest when I'm planning things, i'm in my element if I'm given something to organise... I will follow or watch pretty much any sport.... I basically had a child so I could go to Disneyworld one day (just kidding.. i think) ... I love nature... I am mesmorised by fairylights and things that sparkle... I'm a bit of a foodie... I love a good thunderstorm... My favourite time of year is Autumn... I love fireworks...I'm a total crier at movies (full on ugly sobbing at times) I'm a traditional, romantic at heart.
How did I get into Photography?
Following the birth of our little girl, I was startled at how quickly precious moments pass in the blink of an eye. It became apparent that although the human brain is truly amazing, over time, little details, the key little moments - are simply forgotten. It was then, I truly appreciated the importance of photographs. Photographs suddenly became treasures, memory preserving treasures that bring moments, details and emotions flooding back. From what started as a determination to record snapshots of our daughter's milestones arose a passion for creating beautiful images. From capturing our daughter's first steps on a second hand, relic of a DSLR camera, my journey with photography then progressed to equestrian portraiture (my husband surprised me with a professional grade camera for Christmas - I actually cried) and equestrian event coverage and then five years down the line I took the plunge into wedding photography. It was always going to be about weddings for me. I am a true romantic, a sucker for fairytales, prince charmings and a little bit of sparkle. I love absolutely everything about weddings. From the grand to the intimate, the themed to the traditional - each wedding tells a story and I feel honoured to be able to record this story for you to cherish for the rest of your lifetime together.
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