Newton Hall is a modern, contemporary wedding venue in Northumberland. It's like a non-traditional, stylish take on the classic country hall. Situated in a National Trust designated area of outstanding natural beauty, it is surrounded by spectacular countryside and close to the breathtaking Northumberland coast.Read More
I met Tanya and Craig at a wedding fair in Newcastle upon Tyne. When Tanya told me all about her plans to marry at Newton Hall in Northumberland I was thrilled to become her wedding photographer and couldn't wait to photograph this unique venue for the first time.Read More
A few days after the hustle and bustle of the wedding day, I start editing the photographs, thinking that I have nothing. All my efforts are for naught, and I'll have to apologise to the couple, sell my gear and get an office job.
Then I come across a photograph like Tanya and Craig's first dance and I think 'Yes, that will do.'Read More
'I'm not going to micro-manage your pose,' I said.
Because I don't generally pose couples on their wedding day. I put them in an interesting location, in good light and let them be themselves.Read More
Newton Hall was rainy and foggy on the morning of Tanya and Craig's wedding day. Tanya and I were walking down the stairs and we talked about using the window for photographs. Tanya grabbed Craig, and I got them to seat on each side of the statue. Without my direction, Tanya got them both in a lotus like pose; a nod to the far eastern statue in the window.
The resulting photograph is a collaboration between me, the photographer, and Tanya and Craig, the couple. It's the type of photography I loveRead More