I photographed Gail and Steve in the Ouseburn area of Newcastle, where I thought that the graffiti would match their urban cool. While drinking in the Cluny there last autumn I mentally filed the area away as one to suggest for my pre-wedding couple shoots. I had photographed a lot of couples in remote rural locations on the Northumberland Coast and Kielder Forest for example, and I wanted to experiment in a more gritty, urban style.Read More
Danika & Sebastian were married in Newcastle Register Office and then drove the short distance to the Malmaison on Newcastle Quayside for their reception. With only a ten minute drive from my door, weddings don't get any more local than this for me.Read More
Are you recently engaged and looking for somewhere in the North East of England to get married? I have photographed weddings at dozens of venues all over Newcastle, Northumberland and Durham so I may be able to help narrow down the choice.Read More
I've been excited about this wedding since I met the couple and they told me their plans. The main reason is that they're arranging the wedding their way.
It's an outdoor wedding at Pot-A-Doodle-Do, which is a brave thing in itself here in the UK, where it's been raining since my sixth birthday. The wedding breakfast is a picnic where the guests bring all the food, and their flowers are made from the pages of old books.Read More
It started raining in north east England in the late 70's and it hasn't stopped.
That's what it feels like anyway.Read More
What a wedding to kickstart my 2016 season! There was laughter, tears, friends, family, alcohol, kilts, bare bottoms, wigs and hats at The Caledonian Hotel, Jesmond, Newcastle.Read More
The Caledonian Hotel, Jesmond is a venue I'm very familiar with, having photographed two weddings there so far, and conducted dozens of weddings there as a registrar.
Read on to find out why it is one of the most popular wedding venues in Newcastle.Read More
The Newcastle Malmaison Hotel occupies a great position on the Quayside adjacent to the new Millennium Bridge and looking across the Tyne towards the Baltic and Sage on the Gateshead side. The Malmaison Newcastle is a venue I know very well. Unusually for me, I came to know it as a customer rather than as a wedding photographer or wedding registrar.Read More