Tags archives: 2 Rifles

The Rifles Sounding Retreat Horse Guards Parade

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHn4HIZRzz4 'Swift and Bold' Sounding Retreat is an ancient military custom with its origins in the routine of life in camp, traditionally played to recall soldiers at sundown as the flags were lowered and the gates were closed for the night. Originally played on the drum, ‘Beating Retreat’ was replaced in Light Infantry and Rifle Reg[...]

Kate + Warren - Preston Court Canterbury Kent

When I was asked a while back by Warren if I was available to be there to capture his rustic country wedding at Preston Court in Canterbury Kent back on the 3rd October 2014, of course my answer was to be YES! We have history as friends, we served together back in Afghanistan in 2009 when during an encounter with the enemy during a daylight operation that we we[...]

Carl & Jayne - Oxwich Bay Hotel Wedding

This wedding had extra meaning for me, i have known Carl for a vast amount of time from serving together in the same regiment over many years, from our times in Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia, Kosovo and many other places. But the story behind their wedding that made it extra special was the fact that every other time we have met up over the years was to mourn the loss[...]

Ashlie & James - Lochside House Hotel Scotland

My first wedding of the year started off with a little trip to bonnie Scotland on the 2nd March 2013 at the stunning location of the Lochside House Hotel. A massive thank you to Ashlie & James for allowing me to photograph their wedding day and to capture their true love for each other. [...]

Emma & Rob - Menzies Hotel Swindon

Pleased to show off the wedding of Emma & Rob at the Menzies Hotel in Swindon on the 1st Dec 2012. Rob had not long returned from a recent deployment to Afghanistan and was a serving soldier in 3 Rifles based in Edinburgh. It was such an honour to have been asked to be their wedding photographer on this chilly December morning and I wish them all the love and [...]

Project Afghan 2012

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. For more information and to see the blog about Project Afghan, please follow the link here: http://projectafghan.wordpress.com Rob Grimes Photography is a Nottingham based photog[...]