Jennifer Balcombe

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Jennifer is a freelance portrait and lifestyle photographer, who trained in Photojournalism at LCC; her documentary style is strengthened by her love of photographing people, to create subtle and beautiful imagery.
Likes
Thursdays, Attempting to run on Hampstead Heath, Dirty Jokes, Dancing, My mother's roast chicken dinner
Dislikes
Slow Walkers, Text Slang, Computers not working, Kindles (read a real book!)

My Work for PTP

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Raphael's big night! | BM preview

Fantastic party at Four Seasons Park Lane, shot by PTP's Jen & Sophie - live drummers, crazy crowd, awesome lighting and one of our favourite London venues!

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Jamie's crazy party | BM preview

Highlights of a recent crazy party in town, shot exclusively by Jen at Vanilla. Big thanks to Elliott Spencer from London Rox Events for all produciton & music.

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Stacey & Jeremy | Wedding preview

Another classic London wedding, for a fun couple wanting to commit their futures together with their own children, families & firends helping to make it a day & night to remember!

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Tracy & Mark | Wedding preview

This was a truly beautiful setting for Tracy & Mark to tie the knot in front of their own kids, family & friends - and PTP's Jen, working alongside our colleague Alex on video. A classic English church ceremony followed by drinks, rustic decorations, tee-pees and a cracking live band. We love these types of intimate fun weddings - hope you love the best of Jen's pics too!

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Chloe & Oli, The Shard | Wedding preview

Just a few of our favourites from PTP's Jen coverage at Chloe & Oli's intimate wedding at London's Shangri-la Shard - one of London's coolest and highest venues!

Yvonne Delane - planning

Lauren Gilbert & One - music & production

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Lisa's classy night out! | BM preview

We love this family - such great fun and so loyal to us! They're also loyal to Aqua - a very classy venue in the heart of London's West End and to our friends at Uptown Events.

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Sarah & Simon | Wedding preview

A few weeks back Jen and Dan photographed Sarah & Simon's beautiful wedding - a special ceremony at West Hampstead Synagogue, followed by a fantastic party at The Village Hotel, Elstree - either side of a sunny portrait shoot in

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Naomi's nightclub! | BM preview

Jen and Nina loved capturing Naomi's nightclub Batmitzvah party at picturesque Sopwell House recently. She's the youngest in a lovely family that we know well - we photographed James' Barmitzvah a couple of years ago, and Paul recently did some corporate photography for Steven's business. Here are a few of our favourite images.

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Melanie & Alistair | Wedding preview

A small selection of my favourite pics from this intimate wedding at Blakes Hotel last month. Melanie & Alistair live in Antigua but had their ceremony & lunch in London with close family and friends.

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Emily & Scott | "FEDEX of Fun"

Ahead of the full edit of this lovely couple's wedding, I'm just putting up their PTP "FEDEX of Fun" early gallery - which was live in time for them to enjoy while away on honeymoon! More pics coming soon...

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Georgie's 21st | Party preview

Last night Jen thoroughly enjoyed herself watching Georgie having the best birthday party, surrounded by lots of friends and close family at one of my favourite venues - the Bluebird in the King's Road. A sparkling drinks reception was followed by a grand dinner in one of the private rooms. Here are some pics and a short musical diary.

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Sasha & Josh, Waldorf Aldwych | Wedding preview

Completely gorgeous memories of a lush wedding at London's Waldorf Hotel in the Aldwych. I'm going to let the pictures re-tell the story of an amazing day & night, with Alexandras Flowers, Denee Motion, Adam Zeitlin Catering and XS Showband.

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Nicole & Jay | Wedding preview

A few of my favourite moments from this sunny and funny wedding - such a gorgeous setting with the loveliest of couples, who have such a great sense of fun!

Thanks to the talented team of Steve Warwick, Creation and the in-house caterers - the day ran smoothly, looked stunning and everyone had the best time - perfection!

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Talya & Ben, Immanuel College | Wedding prevew

A few short weeks after their engagement photo shoot, it was time for their big day.

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Issy's beach-side Batty | BM preview

Preview of a very special party for a lvoely rfamily a few weeeks ago, in a marquee in their own back garden! Designed and delivered by our friends at Uptown Events, PTP's Annabel & Jen had a fantastic night captruing this beach-style batmitzvah party.

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Gemma & James | Wedding preview

Another gorgeous wedding this time in the Sussex sunshine, with such a fun couple and a fabulous party! Jen and Paul had a grand time and hope these pics sum up what an amazing day everyone had.

Venue - East Sussex National Hotel

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Milly & Ethan's BM | FEDEX of Fun

Just a few from this fantastic party a couple of weeks ago at one of our favourite venues - The Mayfair Hotel - with a room packed full of guests ready to party hard! Milly & Ethan are twins with very different personalities and characters.

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Jamie & Anthony | Wedding preview

Ever since first meeting them to chat through their wedding, Jamie & Anthony have been fun, relaxed and determined to have a wedding with the "wow!" factor. And this was definitely true even on their engagement shoot in Hyde Park a few months before.

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Katie's pink-tastic party! | FEDEX of Fun

A quick preview of some of our favourite shots from last Saturday's batmitzvah party at The Corinthia Hotel, Westminster.

 

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Nicola & Jody | Wedding preview

As a photographer, when you meet your wedding clients in their own flat, and they are as excited to talk about crazy ideas and the details of their big day as you are to listen to them and share their enthusiasm - you know you're on to a winner and you're all going to have so much fun!

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Tanya & Eli | Wedding preview

Last month Jen, NIna and I had a truly magical day covering this fun-loving and relaxed couple's wedding at the lush Sheraton Park Lane. I had already sampled their sense of humour and fun when we did their engagement session in Golders Hill Park earlier in the summer. And on the day the fun level went up a few notches when we met both their families and their fantastic friends.

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Janine & Josh | Wedding preview

August 2015 has been an amazing month for the team at PTP - and what a way to finish the month off with one of our top weddings ever at London's most elegant venue, Claridges Hotel. Janine & Josh have been more like friends than clients - tons of fun on the phone, emails, meetings, advice sessions and a cute pre-wedding portrait shoot in their local park.

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Janine & Josh | FEDEX of Fun

An extra special wedding at one of our favourite London venues, this time with Gilev's new band "One", our cinematography partners Denee Motion, our mate Jamie Paskin as toastmaster and a room full of clients who had the best night!

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Claudia & Benji | Wedding preview

Weddings are supposed to be personal, all about the bride & groom - their day conceived by them with their own creativity, flair and imagination. And no better example of this personal touch than Claudia & Benji's stunning Jewish wedding in a field.

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Jemma & Alex | Wedding preview

This was a journey of love, no mistake. It started with an exhilarating meeting at our Elstree office in June last year, hastily arranged after Jemma called me that morning and at the end of which Jemma's lovely Mum dashed off to the bank to get our booking fee in person.

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Rachel & Saul | Wedding preview

Getting married at The Dorchester implies a certain elegance, tradition and style about how you want your wedding to be planned and conceived. It's then our job to overlay the personalities of everyone there and the spirit of the occasion on top.

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Beth's Batty | Funktime in Chelsea

My daughter's Batmitzvah nearly 2 weeks ago. A time of fun, family and friends and the FUNKIEST live band ever assembled for one night only. I'm going to let the pictures, and the musical slideshow do the talking.

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Daniella's party night! | BM preview

A few party pics from this fabulous family's event at the end of March in the newly refurbished Quaglino's. They're part of a wider family for whom we have done many parties, so it really was like being with friends. And Daniella is a super talented singer and took the occasion in her stride.

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Jack's Landmark event | BM preview

Right now, it's like a rollercoaster of happy times, awesome music, stunning lighting and even personalised OK! magazine front covers - best demonstrated at Jack's magnificent barmitzvah party at London's prestigious Landmark Hotel. Lovely family with fun kids, and after a sunlit photo shoot at home for his signing book, the party was outstanding from start to finish.

Sam & Gary | Wedding preview

This wedding took our experience of simchas, the love of families, exceptional parties and outstanding musical entertainment to a new level. And on top of all that we had one of London's most elegant, sough-after sophisticated venues, as well as a modern, fun-loving couple who have been a joy to be with from the start.

Sam & Gary | "FEDEX of Fun"

In time for their honeymoon the day after their gorgeous wedding, just a few of our favourites from this stunning simcha.

Matt & Jack | BM preview

A total joy. From start to finish I have loved being part of the journey that Jack & Matt went on for their Bar mitzvah. As twins they have a shared sense of Jewish identity as well as a cracking sense of fun & cheeky humour! They have their own personalities for sure, and look at things differently - Jack is really sporty, and Matt shares his Dad's talent for magic.

Lucy & David | Wedding preview

Finally - I'm stoked to be able to put up some of my most favourite wedding images from Lucy & David's gorgeous day at the end of last month. A truly remarkable couple who were a complete joy to know and work with from the very first meeting and from the engagement shoot through to the wedding day.

Lucy & David | A massive thank you x

Simone & Brett | Wedding preview

What a wedding - a glorious ceremony at St Petersburgh Place Synagogue was followed by a great party at The Riverbank Park Plaza Hotel. Simone looked radiant throughout the day and Brett was followed around by a swarm of his South African friends. Those guys really made the evening!