Weddings

Gilpin Lake House weddings, Windermere

Gilpin Lake House Wedding

I love, love, love Gilpin Lake House weddings. They had me at the big gorilla that lives in the woods and each time I go I find something new, something delightful and kooky. Lindsay and Becky had the first BIG Gilpin Lake House wedding with a teepee in the grounds. It was supposed to be […]

A wedding at the Inn at Whitewell

Amy and Warren’s wedding at the Inn at Whitewell. One of my very first weddings was at the Inn at Whitewell twelve years ago and I still love photographing weddings here. It’s so relaxed and intimate. When Amy first contacted me she said they’d gone from a planning a very small wedding to a full […]

An autumn wedding

Ben and Lydia’s autumn wedding These two had the most beautiful autumn wedding at Lydia’s family home in the Midlands. It was a perfect day for a marquee wedding in a field. Both families were super relaxed and great fun to be around. Three nutty bridesmaids (one a bit nuttier than the others) made the […]

My favourite photograph of my dad and me

A printed photograph

  A photograph of my dad and me. One of the things I treasure most. It’s always nearby and it’s stuck inside my favourite book for days when I need it. It’s me (in the middle), my dad and my friend. My dad is holding me up. He held me up a lot until I was […]

Linthwaite House wedding / the farmer wants a wife

Weddings at Linthwaite House

Another gorgeous Linthwaite House wedding! I met Yvette a few times leading up to the wedding. I didn’t meet Andrew until the wedding day itself. After he said hello he explained to me that he had a bit of purple on his hand because he’d been treating a tup for foot rot earlier in the […]

White Closet wedding – Eve and Blaine at the Willow Moorings

The White Closet Wedding

Eve is one of the co-owners of The White Closet in West Didsbury and now Liverpool. I’ve known her for ages as we have worked together on bridal shoots although I met her for the first time when I bought my own Claire Pettibone wedding dress from her. So the White Closet wedding was eagerly […]

Destination Africa – Wedding Photography

Destination wedding photography in Africa to photograph Elliot and Metrine’s wedding in Kenya. Imagine planning your wedding, figuring out your guest list and then having to cater and plan for most of the town turning up. This is a glimpse of Elliot and Metrine’s African wedding and approximately 500 guests, including a couple of bus […]

A Wedding at Browsholme Hall

When it comes to styling and details Charlotte left no stone unturned. She thought of everything and created such a beautiful wedding at Browsholme Hall. The morning started out with James and his boys and the usual tie tying shenanigans! Lucy Pearson was with the girls doing hair and make-up and is always such a lovely […]

A wedding at Browsholme Hall Tithe Barn

I photographed the very first wedding at Browsholme Hall Tithe Barn a few years ago and it’s always lovely to go back. Browsholme Hall is one of the venues I work at most throughout the year. Chris, his dad and groomsmen stayed at Browsholme Hall’s cottage the night before and the girls all stayed at […]

Belmount Hall Wedding, Hawkshead

The coverage of Jenn and Brad’s Belmount Hall wedding began the day before in Far Sawrey where Jenn’s family live. She’s a florist living in Australia with her now husband Brad.  Her parents grew all the flowers for the wedding in their garden so I went over to capture them preparing the bouquets the day […]

New House Farm Wedding, Lorton

Clare and Scott’s wedding at New House Farm in Lorton. This wedding needs few words, I’ve just had to rein myself in from blogging just short of 300 images! The styling was a photographers paradise although it was Clare and Scott who made it really, really beautiful. These two are wonderful people and so are […]

Rebecca Reville & Gillan Edgar’s destination wedding

Fazenda Nova Portugal

Rebecca and Gillan were married at Fazenda Nova near Tavira in Portugal. Rebecca makes wedding films (Rebecca Reville Videography) and Gil is a musician (Gillan Edgar Music). Over the years we have worked together a lot and have become friends. Rebecca filmed our wedding too.  There are so many images in this blog post because […]

Catherine Connor and Aidan Monks got married.

Catherine Connor and her team at Aspire trained me to be a good photographer and run a successful business. When I completed my Bespoke training with her in 2007 the measure of success in my head was to be asked back to become a trainer which I have done now for 6 years.  It didn’t […]

The editor of Bride Magazine has booked me to photograph her wedding!

The editor of Bride Magazine has booked me to photograph her wedding! Over the years she’s published lots of my weddings and lots of my images have appeared on the front cover, including these three this year.  As you can imagine I’m overjoyed to have been chosen to shoot her own wedding next May.

A wedding at Hilltop Country House

Joe and Manda had a gorgeous winter wedding at Joe’s family home, Hilltop Country House in Prestbury.  Joe is the second son to get married there and I’ve had the privilege of photographing both weddings.  Joe and Manda had their ceremony at St Peter’s church in Prestbury village and the reception was in a trio […]

Low Wood Bay Wedding – Windermere

I’ve been looking forward to blogging  this Low Wood Bay wedding. Rosanna and Will had one of the most emotional weddings ever, I think every single person cried at some point during the day including me!  It was also one of the most hilariously funny weddings I’ve ever shot too with so much fun and […]

Catherine Connor of Aspire Photography Training

Catherine Connor of Aspire Photography Training (pictured below) has written a personal blog post about her own upcoming wedding and selecting the right photographer. Fortunately she has chosen me to photograph her Lake District wedding and written the most beautiful tribute which has had me laughing and crying this morning. I trained to be a […]

A Wild Boar Wedding

Gemma and Dan had their Wild Boar wedding in winter. It’s such a cosy venue in winter with low ceilings and open fires. You feel like you’re in your own world here too with the perfect mix of cosy and quirky and the best steak you’ll ever have as well as artisan beer. Gemma and […]

A Grasmere Wedding | Tom and Fernanda

I could hardly wait to photograph Tom and Fer’s Grasmere wedding.  I have known Tom and his family for years and photographed his sister’s wedding in the same church and family home six years ago.  Not only that but Grasmere is one of my favourite places in the whole world.  Fer is from Uruguay so […]

A wedding at the Abbeywood Estate, Delamere Cheshire

Rebecca and Dave’s wedding at the Abbeywood Estate, Delamere Cheshire “Well, what can I say? The photos are amazing!  Despite not liking having our photo taken we love them.  We can’t stop looking at them! We are also so delighted with the moments you have captured; Daddy and Keith putting confetti down Dave’s shirt is […]

Digital Camera Magazine interviewed me

I was interviewed by Digital Camera Magazine last month and here’s the result. The first question I was asked was ‘Did Clint Eastwood really make you want to become a photographer?’          

A wedding at Bartle Hall | Sarah and Daniel

Sarah and Daniel’s autumn wedding at Bartle Hall in Lancashire. The ceremony was held at St Nicholas church in the gorgeous village of Wrea Green where Sarah’s family live. Conveniently for the boys The Grapes pub is right next door! Sarah was bursting with excitement from the moment I met them in March 2013 and […]

Marsh Hall Farm Wedding – England V Italy

For the last two world cups I have photographed an Italian wedding on the day Italy played England. Morning preparations were at the Cartford Arms with bridesmaids and Jo’s family. They had a civil ceremony at Fleetwood Town Hall with parents, bridesmaids and the best men. We then headed back to Marsh Hall Farm to […]

A Cheshire farm wedding

Pamela and Chris had a gorgeous Cheshire farm wedding at Pamela’s family home in Daresbury. They were married in Daresbury village church and had a Mahood marquee in one of the fields at Poplar Farm. With barns, haystacks, gorgeous children, a beautiful black lab called Purdy and to top it off Knickerbocker Glories for pudding […]