A cross section of photography work and other happenings in our life

Bay Tree Hotel at Burford Wedding Photography

29th July 2018 / Weddings Pizza and Red wine. At 11am. During Julie’s Bridal Prep. It sort of upset my stoical Englishness. Well, Belgians have a reputation in the UK for being as mad as a box of frogs (in a nice way of course) and it wasn’t umm, what I was used to. Don’t tell my wife but I […] OPEN POST

Netherwood Hotel Wedding Photography

28th July 2018 / Weddings To those of us that are British, we love to show off our country when we have guests from far-flung climes, and it was all set for Emily and Rob’s wedding in the Lake District. Such a beautiful hotel with lovely formal gardens and detailed sandstone masonry. A heatwave the likes of which we haven’t […] OPEN POST

Nunsmere Hall Wedding Photography

21st July 2018 / Weddings Nunsmere Hall Country House is a wonderful venue, I just love photographing at this place. Sim and David got married in the stunning gardens, by a Marquee perched by the lake amongst the woodland. Despite the Blue and Red divisions, the day was full of friendly banter and joking. We had an impromptu outbreak of […] OPEN POST

Palm Court Restaurant Bar and Piano Lounge opening at the Grosvenor Pulford Hotel

19th July 2018 / Editorial I had the pleasure yesterday of photographing the opening of the Palm Court Restaurant Bar and Piano lounge at the wonderful Grosvenor Pulford Hotel in Pulford, near Chester. If you have never had the privilege of visiting the Grosvenor Pulford, I can only report that it has to be Chester’s most stylish hotel. Work has […] OPEN POST

Tipi Wedding Party in Poulton Le Fylde

16th June 2018 / Weddings This little tipi near the sea was home to Sammy-Jo and Chris’s wedding on Saturday. Despite Chris’s hard-man image, he seems a total softy at heart, I love weddings with this much emotion on display. St Chad’s in Poulton was a splendid setting for the ceremony, and the wedding party made a huge splash in […] OPEN POST

Slaters Country Inn Wedding photography

12th May 2018 / Weddings T’ana and Jordan married on Saturday at the wonderful Slaters Country Inn. A beautiful day for two beautiful people who are so ridiculously in love. T’ana has a wild streak and Jordan looked so smart in his uniform, which both shone through in the photos from the day. Congrats guys, we had a blast! Wedding […] OPEN POST

Dance like no-one is watching in Manchester!

29th April 2018 / Weddings Manchester McDonald Hotel Wedding Casey and Stephen, what I can say. Fun and bubbles all the way. I knew this was going to be a fab day when I noticed a sign in Casey’s living room …. ‘Dance like no-one is watching!‘ This wedding had it all; glamour, emotion and high-jinks. First for me… I’ve […] OPEN POST

Kilworth House Wedding Photography

29th April 2018 / Weddings Luxury, class, and hi-style are just some of the superlatives that spring to mind when describing Kilworth House Hotel, and it was a perfect venue for Steve and Charlotte’s wedding today. The warmth and love this couple have for each other clearly shone through my lens all day. The detail in the ornate ceilings and […] OPEN POST

Cartiere and Iwans New England Wedding Hut

21st April 2018 / Weddings New England Wedding Hut Cartiere and Iwans lovely wedding kept me on my feet (or knees) keeping up with energetic speedy kids all day! Hats off to Cartiere and Iwan for being such fun on the bouncy castle! A lovely colourful wedding with loads of amazing little details, sprinkled with sunshine made this day so […] OPEN POST

Beautiful Rufford Old Hall Wedding – Helen and David

20th April 2018 / Weddings Rufford Old Hall Ormkirk Wedding Start of the summer season!!! Glorious sunshine and April defying weather in one of the National Trusts top properties created a sumptuous backdrop for Helen and David’s wedding on Friday. Guests had travelled from around the globe not wanting to miss this party. Dancing An eclectic band covering all the […] OPEN POST

Glamorous New Years Eve Wedding Party

31st December 2017 / Weddings Glamorous New Years Eve Wedding Party Tea and Prosecco were on tap during the Bridal preparations whilst hair and make-up artists styled away. Sparkly purple Louboutin characteristically red soled shoes and a beautiful classic bridal dress lay waiting for the party to start.  Moira’s dad greeted her with a big bear hug & wearing a […] OPEN POST

Old Hall Hotel Buxton Wedding Photography

30th December 2017 / Weddings Old Hall Hotel The beautiful Spa town of Buxton, Winter sunshine and the oldest hotel in England… what a perfect backdrop for a small but perfectly formed family wedding. Sheona looked elegant in her classic-styled dress which was set off with a white furry shrug and matching bridesmaids. The intimate hotel ceremony room was packed […] OPEN POST

Let it snow in Bakewell! Joe and Darren

29th December 2017 / Weddings Phew…what a day! A real Winter wonderland snowscape… in the heart of Derbyshire on the snowiest day of the year. The day started with Victoria telling me I should really stop faffing, and look at the TV news. Heavy snow all over the Peak District, with many roads closed. We rushed out as soon as […] OPEN POST

Christmas Wedding Dancing

27th December 2017 / Weddings Weather seems to be a continual thread in my blog at this time of year, although this morning I did really have to take notice as they had closed the M1 motorway near the venue due to excess snow! So we swapped the gear into my 4×4 pickup, and set off extra early. Thankfully we […] OPEN POST

Christmas Nikah, Hillbark Hotel on the Wirral

23rd December 2017 / Weddings Christmas Nikah What a lovely sunny sunshiney day, two days before Christmas. Alia’s stunning red and gold traditional wedding dress matched John’s clan tartan perfectly. The Hillbark hotel made for a bonnie backdrop to this celebration of their union. Thanks for a great opportunity to be involved with such a fun and beautiful occasion. The […] OPEN POST

Allyson and Allan – Leeds Town Hall Wedding

9th December 2017 / Weddings Leeds Town Hall Wedding Photography   Luckily the snow held off, despite the weather warnings that were in force. Allyson and Allan’s guests were a laugh a minute, practical jokes happened with surprising regularity throughout the day. Leeds Town Hall Ceremony First stop was the grand Leeds Town Hall for the wedding. Such a wonderful […] OPEN POST

Confetti Forecast – Prescot Wedding

25th November 2017 / Weddings Prescot Wedding Photography I just love a confetti storm, it seems quite appropriate given the outdoor temperatures in Prescot yesterday! Claire looked quite the snow queen with her elegant shrug and beautiful bridesmaids. Paul’s day started in the cosy pub across the road with family and friends. Here is a quick sneak peak of some […] OPEN POST

Cheshire Bonfire Night Wedding Party

4th November 2017 / Weddings Dukinfield Town Hall caretaker Disturbing start to the day’s photography, as I lost my wife/assistant/camera equipment within 5 minutes of arriving at Dukinfield Town Hall. She didn’t return for about 15 minutes….totally unreachable by phone. Before I had a chance to panic, the wanderer returned. Victoria had been busy, she had found the caretaker, who […] OPEN POST

Bobby and Joanne – Wolverhampton Wanderings

28th October 2017 / Weddings October storms, we’ve had more than our fair share this year, but the clouds parted and we had sunshine for Bobby and Joanne’s wedding in Wolverhampton. The Black Country has a reputation for friendly folk, and this wedding crowd did not let us down. The day started at the wonderful Bantock House in Wolverhampton. Grand […] OPEN POST

Autumnal Engagement Shoot

16th October 2017 / Pre-Wedding After Kai and James had booked their wedding photography through us, we suggested it would be a good idea to spend a couple of hours on a Sunday having a few engagement shots taken. The first attempt was thwarted by the terrible weather we have been experiencing, luckily the second attempt the week later, things […] OPEN POST
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