I'm always equally excited and nervous when I am photographing photographers. Jessica and Matthew are talented photographers in their own right, working at Jessica Holloway Photography, so I pulled out all the creative stops for their forest hike engagement session. We did Brenizer shots, used manual lenses, smoke bombs, prisms and even brought along the dog!Read More
I combined Zoe and Ed's pre-wedding session in North Yorkshire, on the border of the North Yorkshire Moors, with scouting out their wedding venue.Read More
Sometimes it's about picking a location that complements a couple and sometimes it's about picking a location that contrasts with a couple. Emily and John are a cool, creative couple into all things alternative, so driving out to Kielder Forest at sunset for an outdoors, romantic engagement couples session was a change of gears for them.Read More
I met up with Hannah and Faraz at Chopwell Woods in Gateshead for our forest hike engagement shoot. They proved to be very easy to direct and were totally unfazed by public displays of affection, so the shoot became very intimate very quickly.Read More
Sam & Matt chose a sunset forest hike for their pre-wedding couples photography session. When they asked if they could bring along a friend I was a bit confused. When they said it was their dog Dexter I of course said yes at once.Read More
Kielder Forest and Water Park is one of my favourite places to photograph a pre-wedding session. The terrain is so varied, from dense forest to open water, and the light is totally different from one hour to the next, that I feel like I could go there every week for the next 10 years and still not exhaust it's possibilities.Read More
What could be better than photographing an adventurous couple at golden hour on a forest hike in Northumberland?
Instead of a short trudge around the local park for our pre-wedding session, we drove up to Kielder Water and Forest just before sunset. We then set off on a hike through the woods, getting lost on purpose.
The light and scenery was stunning but the best thing about the session was getting to know Alexandria and Sam.Read More