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Tag : #weddingphotography

18 Mar 2019

Pro or Not?

Couples will often disagree as whether or not they need a Pro Wedding Photographer, surely guests can take lots of photos? A Flower Girl’s smile, a Mother’s tear, a Proud Father and a Grandma’s Laugh, who will capture those moments.  The number one regret for most couples is not having a professional wedding photographer. Your guests may take fab photos with their mobile phones, but can they anticipate those special moments before they happen, because if the moment has already […]

01 Nov 2018

Matfen Hall Wedding

Douglas and Rebecca were married at Maften Hall in October 2018. They had a wonderful wedding day with family travelling from Scotland and the North East of England.  We met up with Rebecca and Kirsty, her maid of honour and then journeyed up to Matfen to finish off the wedding preparations. Matfen Hall is a 19th Century Manor House and contains stunning interiors and bedrooms. Douglas and his father enjoyed a stroll around the grounds prior to the ceremony. Their […]

17 Jun 2018

Doxford Barns Wedding

Doxford Barns Wedding “One half of me is yours, the other half yours, Mine own, I would say; but if mine, then yours, And so all yours.” – William Shakespeare David and Catherine were married at Doxford Barns and it was an early start for us. The groom was having a pre-wedding game of golf with 11 of his men-folk at the stunning Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course alongside the Northumberland coastline.  When the wind blows at Dunstanburgh it is a […]

31 May 2018

Abbey House Wedding

Kieron and Hannah were married in May at Abbey House Hotel on a gloriously hot and sunny day.  At the bottom of the South Lakes, Abbey House Hotel & Gardens which is just a short drive from the Heart of the English Lake District, only 20 minutes from Windermere. Near to Barrow-In-Furness it is set in 14 acres of landscaped gardens and private woodland with access to the neighbouring ruins of Furness Abbey, one of England’s most powerful monasteries in the […]

23 Dec 2017

Favourites of 2017

During 2017, I have been lucky enough to photograph some wonderful weddings and every single couple have been lovely. Here are a few of my favourites images from the year in no particular order.

11 Dec 2017

Backworth Hall Wedding – Kerrie & Joe

On a fresh but bright late November day at Backworth Hall, Kerrie and Joe were married. It was a lovely day, which started for myself and my assistant Stacey quite early. I accompanied Kerrie, her Mum and her Bridesmaids to have their hair perfected by the team at Hooker & Young along with Make Up Artists Debbie Thomson of Peek a Boo and Rhiannon Crowther of Once Upon a Time. Stacey joined Joe and his groomsmen getting ready at their hotel […]

11 Sep 2017

Top Tips for Brides and Grooms

Brides and Grooms – From the Confetti to the Posing….. I thought it was a good time to update some of my top tips for Brides and Grooms. As we get into Autumn and Winter, couples are often keen to start preparations for their weddings next year, so here are some of my learnings from the past 12 months. The Confetti – Some venues and churches do not allow confetti to be thrown (paper/rice), Brides and Grooms why not consider bubbles […]

22 Aug 2017

Ultimate Guide to Pre-Wedding Shoot Locations

The 5 Best Locations for Pre-Wedding Shoots The two questions I get asked the most about Pre-Wedding Shoots are a) what to wear and b) where to go. The first is quite easy, it’s up to you, but I would suggest either dress if you were a guest at friend’s wedding, going for a nice Sunday lunch with family or wrapped up against the elements in your best coat and scarf. A lot depends on the weather and time of […]

16 Feb 2017

Pre-Wedding Shoot? Oh Yes

“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer’s lease hath all too short a date . . . .” Shakespeare Should you have a pre-Wedding shoot? I would say definitely. The benefits of meeting up with your photographer in a live shoot situation will be seen on the day of the wedding. You will have chosen your photographer based on a brief […]

30 Oct 2016

Charlotte and Hayden’s Wedding

Charlotte and Hayden’s Wedding Venue: Brinkburn, Northumberland Date : 8th October 2016 “All days are nights to see till I see thee, And nights bright days when dreams do show thee me.” William Shakespeare It’s the beginning of Autumn and the leaves are turning, Charlotte and Hayden’s Wedding coincided with their move from Northumberland down to the South of England. This was a very special day for them, their friends and their families. Brinkburn is set amongst woodland and caressed […]