Elizabeth & Adam Wedding Bristowe Hill Keswick

I was looking forward to photography Elizabeth and Adam’s wedding at Bristowe Hill Keswick. Namely, because this was my first visit to this stunning wedding venue. When I arrived I was blown away by this beautiful wedding venue. Everywhere I looked there was sumptuous seating, stunning metallic wallpaper. Beautiful works … Continue reading >Elizabeth & Adam Wedding Bristowe Hill Keswick

Traditional Wedding Ceremony Order of Events

Before you start planning your wedding ceremony order , know this: No two wedding ceremonies are alike. Even if some couples say the same vows or take a deep dip for the kiss, every pair has a unique mix of things as it comes to their officiant, remarks, ring exchanges, recessional and … Continue reading >Traditional Wedding Ceremony Order of Events

Should You Book a Videographer

As a full time wedding photographer in the Lake District. I have worked alongside some amazing videographers, so should you book a videographer or not. A picture speaks a thousand words. But a film speaks ten thousand. Capturing the sounds and movements of your day is a priceless treasure. The … Continue reading >Should You Book a Videographer

Alissia & Matthew’s Grange Hotel wedding

Weddings at The Grange Hotel It was a beautiful sunny morning as I drove to Alissia and Matthew’s wedding at the Grange hotel. Due to the weather it was decided to hold the wedding ceremony outside in the lovely wedding gazebo. Outdoor weddings are so beautiful, and great fun to … Continue reading >Alissia & Matthew’s Grange Hotel wedding

Average Age We Are Getting Married Increase’s

For marriages of opposite-sex couples, the average (mean) age for men marrying in 2016 was 37.9 years, while for women it was 35.5 years. This was a slight increase for both men and women from the previous year and continued the overall rise recorded since the 1970s. The average age … Continue reading >Average Age We Are Getting Married Increase’s

Church Wedding In Cumbria

What could be more perfect than an church wedding in Cumbria. Probably one of the Most beautiful counties in the United Kingdom, dramatic fells and lakes St Mary’s Church Kirkby Lonsdale Also known as Kirkby Lonsdale Parish Church, in the diocese of Carlisle. The Church of St Mary the Virgin is Norman … Continue reading >Church Wedding In Cumbria

Choosing a First Dance Song

Not everyone wants to dance to Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect”; – and that’s fine! Choosing a first dance song can be tricky this may help. Choosing a first dance song is such a different experience for every couple. For some, it is an easy breezy “that’s our song” and hey presto, they’re … Continue reading >Choosing a First Dance Song

Autumn Wedding In The Lake District

Autumn is one of the most spectacular times for a wedding in the Lake District. It’s also one of the most beautiful, as the leaves in our valleys turn from green to gold.  It is fantastic to be a wedding photographer at this time of year. Lingholm Estate If you … Continue reading >Autumn Wedding In The Lake District

Summer Wedding In The Lake District

It is the outstanding natural beauty that has above all made the Lake District one of the most popular places for a summer wedding. Beautiful blue skies, the sun glinting on the lakes. As a professional wedding photographer I have worked at some stunning wedding venues in the Lake District. … Continue reading >Summer Wedding In The Lake District

Spring Wedding In The Lake District

Where better to have a spring wedding than in the glorious Lake District ? This season see the Lake District, Cumbria turn all shades of green, red and yellow as the valley and hills come to life. Cumbria comes to life with an array of blossoming trees, dazzling carpets of … Continue reading >Spring Wedding In The Lake District

Teepee Wedding in The Lake District

Selecting your perfect venue When thinking about a Teepee Wedding in The Lake District. Remember your teepee can go anywhere. Ideally a level grassed surface with good vehicle access. For example consider farmer’s fields, sports fields, pubs/restaurant grounds. Private hotels, community centres, village halls and campsites etc. Getting the teepee … Continue reading >Teepee Wedding in The Lake District

Different Styles of Wedding Photography

There are three different styles of wedding photography: reportage photography, traditional photography and contemporary wedding photography. Whether you are looking for some budget photography, or you want to splurge, your wedding photographs will be one of the few solid mementos from your wedding day and you want them to be … Continue reading >Different Styles of Wedding Photography

Writing Personalised Wedding Vows

Now for the mushy stuff – writing personalised wedding vows. The internet is full of advice on how to write them – what you should say, the structure you should adopt and the general feeling that they should evoke. With so much endless advice and guidance, it can be difficult … Continue reading >Writing Personalised Wedding Vows

A Civil Wedding Ceremony

What is a civil ceremony? A civil wedding ceremony is a marriage without any religious context. In England and Wales, it can take place at a register office or a venue that has been approved for civil marriage. As A Cumbria and Lake District wedding photographer I have witnessed many … Continue reading >A Civil Wedding Ceremony

The Perfect Bridal Hair Accessory

From clips, combs and hair-pins to flower crowns and wreaths, there are many ideas to consider. You want to ensure that the perfect bridal hair accessory is found to match your dress. As a Cumbria and Lake District wedding photographer i have seen some amazing hair accessories. The overall theme … Continue reading >The Perfect Bridal Hair Accessory

Tina & Paul’s Wedding at The Inn On The Lake Cumbria

It was a very blustery and chilly day for Tina & Paul’s Wedding at The Inn On The Lake Cumbria. The couple wanted to get married outside in the wedding gazebo and the registrars said it was okay as there was no sign of rain. As a Cumbria and lake … Continue reading >Tina & Paul’s Wedding at The Inn On The Lake Cumbria

Essential Appointments Before Your Big Day

Listed below are some Essential Appointments Before Your Big Day that you need to book. So you can look radiant on your wedding day. Tanning There’s a fine line between looking pasty against your white dress and sporting the fake-baked look on your wedding day. Always try out a tanning … Continue reading >Essential Appointments Before Your Big Day

Choosing Your Wedding Jewellery

After weeks of scouring wedding dress shops, choosing your wedding jewellery is just as crucial to give you the perfect look as you walk down the aisle.  Compliment Your Dress First off, the colour of your jewellery needs to stay in theme with your dress. If you’ve gone for an … Continue reading >Choosing Your Wedding Jewellery

10 Wedding Traditions

1) Something old… All brides know that the “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” is part of the 10 wedding traditions, The old represents the bride’s past, the new is her bright future. Something borrowed should be from someone happily married, in the hope that the good luck … Continue reading >10 Wedding Traditions

Wedding Photography Checklist

Your wedding day is going to be filled with dozens of photo-worthy moments, here is a wedding photography checklist. Yes, of course, you’ll want to get all the traditional portraits and milestone moments (like your first kiss), but don’t forget about all the little things in between. From your wedding dress … Continue reading >Wedding Photography Checklist

How Many Hours Of Wedding Photography Do I Need

How Many Hours Do I Need A Wedding Photographer? First Figure Out the Size Of Your Wedding Some things to initial think about is how large is your guest list, how many brides maids and groomsmen do you have, is the ceremony and the reception in the same place or … Continue reading >How Many Hours Of Wedding Photography Do I Need

What To Tell Your Wedding Photographer

Your photographer is pretty much your closest friend on your Wedding Day. So here are a few what to tell your wedding photographer. They are there for every moment from the beginning – they even see you when your loved one doesn’t! They are the ones to make those amazing … Continue reading >What To Tell Your Wedding Photographer

Coniston Wedding

Graham and Peter’s Coniston Wedding was held at The Waterhead Hotel and the family home. The weather was perfect too, beautiful blue skies and sunshine Welcome to the The Waterhead Hotel at Coniston, Known for our friendly, relaxed ‘home from home’ feel, the Waterhead Hotel in Coniston makes the perfect … Continue reading >Coniston Wedding

Bride Photo Gallery

The Bride Getting Ready Getting ready is such a fun time, full of anticipation and excitement. Perfect for the bride photo gallery. Whether it’s the moment you get into your dress, having your makeup done or sharing a drink with your bridesmaids – you’ll love looking back on the pictures! Photo … Continue reading >Bride Photo Gallery

Bridal Party Photos

You’ll cherish your bridal party photos for years to come—so you probably don’t want to look back at them and remember how stressed you were rounding up your friends here are some top tips to getting your bridal party photos done as efficiently and painlessly as possible. Help your photographer make a … Continue reading >Bridal Party Photos

Halecat House Wedding Venue

Halecat House Wedding Venue is beautifully placed at the head of an ancient wooded valley with wonderful views over Arnside and Morecambe Bay. As part of the Witherslack Estate at the southern end of the Lake District it’s a very popular area for walkers and wildlife enthusiasts with glorious natural … Continue reading >Halecat House Wedding Venue

Grasmere Weddings

There are some beautiful wedding Venues around Grasmere. I have been lucky enough to attend lots of Grasmere Weddings. A Beautiful place for wedding photography. The Wordsworth Hotel is a perfect location for Grasmere Weddings, The Wordsworth Hotel, nestled within this picturesque village, is no less of a jewel. The … Continue reading >Grasmere Weddings

Groom and Groomsmen Photos

Don’t let the wedding industrial complex tell you that it’s only women who get to enjoy their wedding day. Groom and Groomsmen photos can be just as much fun. Instead of spending time with your beloved new bride, why not hang out with your boys taking ridiculous photos? What better way to … Continue reading >Groom and Groomsmen Photos