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Capheaton Hall – Assisting with Katy

As usual, my day started off with a nice easy drive up to Katy’s place in Newcastle. The wedding was to be held at the All Saints church in Gosforth with the reception being hosted at the historic Capheaton Hall near Wellington. For those who don’t know, Capheaton Hall is a stunning English country hall…

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Le Petit Chateau – Stunning Summer Wedding

In today’s blog post, I tell you why Le Petit Chateau in Otterburn is the next best thing to getting married abroad and show you some beautiful photographs from Stefanie & Stephens stunning summer wedding at Le Petit Chateau. Let’s face it, if money was no object I bet most of us would opt to…

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Newton Hall – Assisting with Katy

For those that don’t know, Newton Hall is a luxurious and historic wedding venue situated close to the seaside on the beautiful Northumberland coast. This year Newton Hall cleaned up in the awards for the North East and Yorkshire’s best wedding venue. Newton Hall is also owned and ran by the same group that created…

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A perfect summer wedding

So I first met Anthony and Rachael in April after they contacted me through my website to check my availability. Now some of you may think 3 months is extremely short notice to book a wedding photographer but it really isn’t that uncommon. I’d say 95% of couples book me from 1 or 2 years…

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15 Ultimate first-dance song ideas

Okay, this one is guna be fun! Grab an extra large glass of vino and get ready for all the feels! I’ve spent hours digging out the greatest love songs on youtube so you can have some fun while choosing the ultimate first-dance song for your wedding reception. There is everything in here for those…

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Planning the perfect hen party

HERE’S HOW YOU CAN PLAN THE PERFECT HEN PARTY. A ONE THAT YOUR BRIDE TO BE WILL NEVER FORGET YOU GAVE HER. So your best friend is crazy in love and happy all the time, She’s found her soul mate and is ready to marry the man of her dreams. But before she walks down…

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The key to fantastic wedding photography

Why do you believe the beach is the perfect location for pre-wedding shoots? I love the sense of freedom walking next to the ocean brings. It’s impossible to not feel peaceful and free when your toes touch the sand. When the light is just right it can be such a magical place to be. Do…

Toni & Dom

I remember Dom and Toni from the days we used to go watch bands together. Our lives have gone down different paths over the last 10 years or so but it was great to reconnect with both of them. After chatting to them over facebook we set a date for a pre-wedding photography photo session….

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Ingeus Christmas Party

Sometimes it’s nice to do something a little different and take the pressure off. Especially after a long wedding season. Ingeus got in touch as they had seen my really cool dancing photographs from wedding receptions. They loved the fact everyone looked like they were having such a fun time and totally let loose. We…

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Sneak Peak! – The Ross’s Wedding Album

Here’s is a sneak peak at Lisa & Shaun’s Wedding Album I just received from SAAL DIGITAL over in Germany. It is the first time using SAAL’s Albums and I’ve got to admit the quality is excellent. I opted for the padded matt cover and it is beautiful. It is soft to the touch and…

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Why you should share your personal stories with your wedding photographer

In a few years time, when you look back at your wedding photographs a lot in your life will have more than likely changed. It won’t just be the pretty portraits and dainty details you will be looking for. You’ll be looking for those special moments you had with all the significant people in your…

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Whinstone View Great Ayton -Claire & Gary’s Summer Time Wedding

CLAIRE & GARY’S WEDDING AT WHINSTONE VIEW GREAT AYTON Claire & Gary had booked Whinstone View Great Ayton for their wedding in August and they couldn’t have asked for a better day. The weather was perfect! It was 20c with no clouds in sight! On arrival at Whinstone View, it was easy to see why they…

THE ROSS’S WEDDING DAY, ALL SAINTS CHURCH HARTLEPOOL & THE GRAND HOTEL

Lisa & Shaun booked me through a referral from a mutual friend. It wasn’t until we spoke on the phone that me and Shaun realised we knew each other from school. Shaun was a talented footballer back then and it was awesome to hear that he was a pro player for Luton after leaving school,…

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5 EASY STEPS TO FINDING THE PERFECT WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

In today’s world where digital cameras are almost everywhere, anybody with a decent camera can call themselves a photographer and hey, even my nan take a beautiful shot of the dog with the iPhone 7… but can she do it for 12 hours straight and not miss a single moment? No way Jose! I mean,…

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HOW TO LOOK AFTER YOUR DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING

HOW TO LOOK AFTER YOUR DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING Let’s face it… Your hubby-to-be will have made a tonne of effort finding the perfect diamond ring before he could beg you marry him. So making sure it’s looking its super sparkly best for your wedding day is the least you can do. I know you all…