Durham Castle photographer

Ian and Gemmas wedding continued . . . They swoosh down the stairs – closely following a member of staff. the plan is for Gemma and Ian to meet their guests on this floor – the landing leads to the Tunstall Gallery (it’s raining outside – so the guests are going to be circulating inside). however . . . I mention to the staff that I’m intending to leave the couple circulating with their guests for ten or 15 minutes before taking them downstairs for some pictures. the staff sieze this opportunity and take the couple away themselvesto look at …

Durham Castle wedding

Durham Castle wedding pictures from the fabulous wedding day of Gemma and Ian Durham Castle wedding At this point . . . I take lots of pictures of the boys waiting for the wedding, (not just their shoes !) – I then wander up to the Long Gallery where the wedding is to take place. With extreme cunning, and well camouflaged, I lie in wait on the staircase – knowing that If I take a picture at the right moment – I should get a lovely image of Gemma on the way to her wedding. I dash back into the …

Langley Castle summer wedding

First things first. The black and white picture isn’t the bride and groom,though the picture is closely linked to their wedding. Now we’ve got that out of the way – I can tell you the story . . .   Rachel and Kristopher were married in their local church, then hopped on a London bus and zoomed over to Langley Castle for their rather fabulous wedding reception. Above, we see a picture of a gentleman. He’s the vicar of St Lawrences church, South Shields, and although he had pressing family issues, he still took time to  marry Rachel and Kristopher.He genuinely …

Newcastle city centre wedding

vermont hotel sky bar wedding picture

Who wants to photograph a wedding in Newcastle City Centre ? O.K.  so, with traffic delays, congestion, parking problems to consider . . . Well . . . it depends . . . it very much depends upon the couple . . . Over the years – I’ve made a point of only photographing the weddings of really nice couples. If you’re a grumpy person – with an angry attitude to life in general then I’m sorry –  you’ll find that I’m just not available for your wedding. But if I get a nice couple to photograph – I’ll go …

Northumberland wedding

Weddings, hair, makeup, vicars . . . OK. so I’m a wedding photographer – and I tend to (but don’t exclusively) work in the North East of England. Often – I begin the day where the bride is getting ready. Some photographers like to pose pictures like the one below. I prefer to simply photograph ‘what’s happening’. The reason being – you can get a perfect picture of a girl having her hair done, or her makeup applied – eyes glancing into a strategically placed mirror etc. But the downside of posing that sort of thing – is that it …

Otterburn Castle wedding pictures

Otterburn Castle wedding pictures some pictures from the wonderful crazy simply perfect wedding day of Rachel and Alexander at Otterburn Castle in Northumberland.   In case you’re wondering where Otterburn Castle Hotel is . . . here is a handy linky thing.   click it to see Otterburn Castles website Otterburn Castle weddings back to business .  here we find some bridesmaids – doing bridesmaid things in the morning.         One bride trying hard to be serious – having makeup applied . . . Four bridesmaids and one helper – definitely not trying to be serious ! more from …

Newton Hall wedding pictures

  Clouds like puffs of cotton wool smoke, dance across a horizon painted softly in dusky pink and blue. Hannah and James had wanted a sunset picture and maybe a picture on the beach, at their Newton Hall wedding. Well – we were lucky . . . Right . . here’s the situation . . . six lovely ladies getting ready at Craster Tower, a country house in Northumberland. Sarah said – get the dog in the pictures . . . the dog is important . . . Well, to be honest, it would have been more difficult to keep the …

marriage proposal . . .

One man totally in love (Shyam) + one beautiful girl (Sara) + one helicopter + one tractor + one diamond ring = I do ! Quite a story eh ? This is how he did it . . . prepare to sit back and be amazed !     Take one helicopter ( a Robinson R44 if you’re interested, if you’re not interested  . . . then it’s a blue one).   Explain to one beautiful girl ( your intended fiance) that you are going for a pleasure flight . . . The beautiful girl suspects nothing. even the photographer in the …

Wedding photographer Scottish Borders

wedding photographer scottish borders

Wedding Photographer Scottish Borders You’ll notice that I entitled this page ‘ Wedding photographer Scottish Borders’ well – that’s just to help you to find me if you’re in the Scottish Borders and you’re looking for a wedding photographer. We are a bit thin on the ground in places, and we tend to spend most of our time in the Scottish Borders, hiding under thistles, kilts, Sporrans and other Scottish paraphernalia. But all of that info doesn’t help much if you’d simply like to see some pictures ! so here goes ! Here are some rather fantabulous images from the …