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

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

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

Unusual Wedding Venues Lake District

Muncaster Castle Set in the heart of the Western Lake District, Muncaster Castle an unusual wedding venue Lake District, is bordered by beautiful gardens, wild woods and spectacular views of the Lakeland Fells. On warm sunny days, guests can enjoy the breathtaking views from the Castle. Alternatively, guests can meet … Continue reading >Unusual Wedding Venues Lake District

Wedding Photography Gallery

Getting Ready Ideas for your wedding photography gallery. You’ll be surrounded by a mixture of emotions during the run up to your big moment, so consider having your photographer snap images of you getting ready, having your hair and make-up done and sipping champagne with your bridesmaids. You may want … Continue reading >Wedding Photography Gallery

Do I Need A Wedding Photographer

You may think that hiring a professional wedding photographer is an expense you can’t afford. But when the only wedding pictures you have are of unflattering, drunken antics, you’ll be glad you spent that extra money. Organising the friends and family During the hustle and bustle of your wedding day, … Continue reading >Do I Need A Wedding Photographer

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

Bride and Groom Images

The First Look It’s one of the most emotional moment of the whole day and one of the best bride and groom images – when the groom first sets eyes on his wife-to-be. A precious moment you’ll want to remember forever!  I Now Pronounce you Husband and Wife! A first … Continue reading >Bride and Groom Images

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

Questions To Ask When Hiring A Photographer

Q. How far in advance should I book my photographer? Most people book a venue first and then other suppliers. I have been booked as far in advance as two years and — at the other extreme five weeks notice. It’s normally around the year mark. I’ve known couples arrange … Continue reading >Questions To Ask When Hiring A Photographer

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

Wedding Photography Tips For Brides

Your wedding is one of the most special days of your life so here are some wedding photography tips for brides on their special day. Your pictures will serve as a precious reminder of your day. The Bride Getting Ready Make sure your photographer gets plenty of pictures on the … Continue reading >Wedding Photography Tips For Brides

Bride and Groom Photos

The moment a couple first clap eyes on each other during that emotional walk up to the aisle or the altar is a much anticipated bride and groom photos of the wedding. It’s a truly special moment that all the hard work and planning leads up to, as you are … Continue reading >Bride and Groom Photos

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

wedding photography barrow in furness

Wedding Photography Furness Abbey Furness Abbey was one of the richest Cistercian monasteries in England, exceeded only by Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire. The soaring ruins of red sandstone soak up the grandeur of this 900 year old site. Which make a fantastic backdrop for wedding photography barrow in furness Located … Continue reading >wedding photography barrow in furness

Wedding Photography Windermere

There are many beautiful locations for wedding photography on the shores of Windermere.  Many of the wedding venues have private access to their own jetties and shoreline which is take in the amazing views of the lake and the wonderful fells of the Lake District.  I am very lucky to … Continue reading >Wedding Photography Windermere

Midland Hotel Morecambe Weddings

Midland Hotel Morecambe Weddings The Midland Hotel is a beautiful building that curves gracefully along the North West coast of Morecambe Bay. As an internationally renowned art deco building, The Midland is a hotel with history, having been restored for the 21st century by designer Oliver Hill to become a modern … Continue reading >Midland Hotel Morecambe Weddings

Jill & Paul’s Wedding Photography Langstrath Country Inn & Holy Trinity Church Grange Borrowdale

Jill & Paul’s Wedding Photography Langstrath Country Inn & Holy Trinity Church Grange Borrowdale The Langstrath Country Inn provides quality hotel guest accommodation in Borrowdale. Set in the jaws of the Langstrath valley and away from the main road in the quiet unspoilt Lakeland village of Stonethwaite ‘The Langstrath’, a … Continue reading >Jill & Paul’s Wedding Photography Langstrath Country Inn & Holy Trinity Church Grange Borrowdale

Bethany & Paul’s Wedding Photography at The Oaks Hotel Burnley

Bethany & Paul’s Wedding Photography at The Oaks Hotel Burnley From its fabulous lawn leading up to the beautiful hotel building, the Best Western Oaks Hotel in Burnley is a photographer’s delight from start to finish. Inside it gets even better, as couples will be dazzled by the ornate 25ft tall stained-glass … Continue reading >Bethany & Paul’s Wedding Photography at The Oaks Hotel Burnley

Nichola & Adam’s Wedding Photography at Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa

Nichola & Adam’s Wedding Photography at Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa I always enjoy The Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa and have worked there on many occasions,  Gemma and her team are always marvellous to work alongside. The hotel has just been refurbished and the Atrium and all … Continue reading >Nichola & Adam’s Wedding Photography at Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa

Introduction: Different Styles of Wedding Photography | Wedding Advice | Bridebook

Having a wedding photographer is essential and so much fun to choose. When else do you get to splash out on amazing snaps! To help you find what you’re looking for, let’s take this back to basics. There are three types of wedding photography: reportage photography, traditional photography and contemporary … Continue reading >Introduction: Different Styles of Wedding Photography | Wedding Advice | Bridebook

Katie & Mark’s Wedding Photography at The Burnside

Katie & Mark’s Wedding Photography at The Burnside When I arrived at The Burnside Katie and her bridesmaid were busy doing the final touches to their hair and make up.  Katie’s friend arrived a little later to do Katie’s nails with a very sparkly nail varnish , they looked so … Continue reading >Katie & Mark’s Wedding Photography at The Burnside

Adele & Dave Wedding Photography At The Hydro

Adele & Dave Wedding Photography At The Hydro This was my first ever visit to The Hydro one of Windermere’s oldest hotels re-opened early 2017 after a multi-million-pound refurbishment.  The colours, fabrics and upholstery are absolutely stunning.  I went up to find Adele and all her bridesmaids and it was … Continue reading >Adele & Dave Wedding Photography At The Hydro

Jessica and Davy’s Wedding Photography Kendal and Brigsteer Village Hall

Jessica and Davy's Wedding Photography at Kendal and Brigsteer Village Hall   I have known Jessica for about 20 years, and it was very special to be asked to photograph her wedding day. I joined Jessica when she was doing her final preparations at her mum and dad's house in … Continue reading >Jessica and Davy’s Wedding Photography Kendal and Brigsteer Village Hall

Gill and Lee’s Lake District Wedding Photography at The Daffodil Hotel

Gill and Lee’s Lake District Wedding Photography at The Daffodil Hotel I first met Gill and Lee in 2010 at the wedding of their friends Anna and Paul, it was lovely to be asked to be their wedding photographer too. We arrived at The Daffodil on an beautiful summers day, … Continue reading >Gill and Lee’s Lake District Wedding Photography at The Daffodil Hotel

Faye & Dan’s Wedding Photography St Mary’s Church and Kirkby Lonsdale Rugby Club

Faye and Dan’s Faye and Dan’s Kirkby Lonsdale wedding photography St Mary’s Church and Kirkby Lonsdale Rugby Club It was a very damp start to the morning of Faye and Dan’s wedding. I dropped my second shooter off at the couples home. The groom and his groomsmen were getting themselves … Continue reading >Faye & Dan’s Wedding Photography St Mary’s Church and Kirkby Lonsdale Rugby Club

Rebecca & Andrew’s Lake District Wedding Photography Nanny Brow

Rebecca & Andrew’s Lake District Wedding Photography Nanny Brow Nanny Brow sits high above the Brathay Valley and is an Arts & Crafts gem built in 1904 it has stunning views towards the Langdales. One side of the house faces the direction of Lake Windermere, while the other side faces … Continue reading >Rebecca & Andrew’s Lake District Wedding Photography Nanny Brow

Philippa & Iain Lake District Wedding Photography Low House & , Armathwaite

Philippa & Iain Lake District Wedding Photography Low House & Drybeck Farm Armathwaite Low House Armathwaite is a romantic country house wedding and events venue beautifully situated within acres of private estate and parkland in the glorious, rolling countryside of the Eden Valley in Cumbria. Where you can choose to … Continue reading >Philippa & Iain Lake District Wedding Photography Low House & , Armathwaite

Lake District Wedding Photography Broadoaks Country House

Sally and Daren’s Wedding  Photography Broadoaks Country House I met up with Sally and her bridesmaids at Broadoaks Country House on a chilly but lovely December morning, the make up artist Helen from Definitions Beauty Kendal was busy doing Sally’s make up I have worked alongside Helen many times . The … Continue reading >Lake District Wedding Photography Broadoaks Country House

Tasha and Tom’s Wedding Photography Beeston Manor Lancashire

Tasha and Tom’s Wedding Photography Beeston Manor Lancashire I met up with the bride and bridesmaids at Natasha’s mums house in Milnthorpe, Amy the make up artist had been there since 7.00 a.m.   Dan the hairdresser was hard at work with Hannah one of the bridesmaids.  I found the dresses … Continue reading >Tasha and Tom’s Wedding Photography Beeston Manor Lancashire

Emma And Laura’s wedding photography at The Villa Levens

   Wedding Photography The Villa Levens The Villa Levens is a new  venue very close to where I live and has some lovely grounds which are perfect for wedding photography. Emma and Laura wanted photography from bridal preps through to first dance, it was lovely to cover both brides getting … Continue reading >Emma And Laura’s wedding photography at The Villa Levens