East Riddlesden Hall weddings | Rebecca and Sam
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East Riddlesden Hall weddings | Rebecca and Sam

East Riddlesden Hall weddings is a unique wedding venue just down the road from me and I was more than a little bit excited to be photographing Rebecca and Sam’s wedding at this beautiful venue. Getting ready Becky got ready with her mum Barbara and four beautiful bridesmaids at the family home, outnumbering her poor…

Smoke bomb wedding photography Yorkshire
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Smoke bomb wedding photography Yorkshire

In the quieter months, I like to learn new techniques so I can be the best wedding photographer I can be. I experiment with new techniques and perfect them so I have something I can competently use when a suitable time arises in a real wedding situation. I had heard mentions of smoke bombs wedding photography and thought…

The Old Swan Harrogate | Dave and Dan
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The Old Swan Harrogate | Dave and Dan

My first visit to The Old Swan Harrogate was exceptional. It’s a superb venue just outside the centre of Harrogate, with impressive architecture full of Victorian splendour and impeccably furnished. Getting ready David and Daniel opted for a black tie themed nuptial celebration, befitting of the venue. Upon arrival, both the Penthouse ceremony room and…

Halfway House wedding | Kate and Chris
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Halfway House wedding | Kate and Chris

Kate and Chris chose January 2017 for their wedding at The Halfway House Function suite in Baildon. For bridal prep, I arrived early at Kate’s parents house in Halifax where Kate and her 4 bridesmaids were getting ready. Make-up was done by the talented Cerise Makeup – by Laura Power for the bridal party and Kate’s…

Choosing a wedding photographer
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Choosing a wedding photographer

We live in an age where we have so many choices, choosing a wedding photographer can be a difficult task. The main differences between each photographer are style, personality and pricing. Choosing a wedding photographer – Styles There are lots of different styles of wedding photography. If you want minimal posed photographs, look for reportage…

Victoria Hall Saltaire United Reformed church wedding
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Victoria Hall Saltaire United Reformed church wedding

I was super excited to be photographing Shelly and Ryan’s Victoria Hall Saltaire wedding and visiting my favourite church, Saltaire United Reformed Church, especially as I am so local for a Victoria Hall wedding. Preparations Ryan and the boys started the day with a visit to the grounds of Bradford City football club in the…

Taitlands Settle wedding photographer | Vicky and Rob
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Taitlands Settle wedding photographer | Vicky and Rob

I was ecstatic to be asked to be Vicky and Rob’s wedding photographer as they were such warm, friendly people and their wedding venue, Taitlands was a favourite I had been desperate to return to. Rob and Vicky’s fun Taitlands wedding Taitlands is an exclusive, luxury wedding venue near Settle in the Yorkshire Dales, with…

Waterton Park wedding, Wakefield | Kathryn + Nick
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Waterton Park wedding, Wakefield | Kathryn + Nick

I was excited to be chosen to photograph Kathryn and Nick’s Waterton Park wedding as they were such lovely people and had picked one of my favourite venues. Kathryn and Nick got married on a gloriously sunny October day at Waterton Park in Wakefield. Waterton Park Hotel & Spa and Walton Hall is a unique wedding…

Croquet, Champers and laughter at Carlton Towers wedding
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Croquet, Champers and laughter at Carlton Towers wedding

Jamie and Jenny had an absolutely exquisite wedding venue, Carlton Towers in Goole which is a real house albeit a gigantic one (I definitely wouldn’t like the heating bill). Jenny wren happens to be the happiest smiliest lady I have ever met. I could get all gushy here about how they are going to live happily…