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
'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
Tanya and Craig's engagement photo session at Seaham Beach was great fun!
I've been shooting a lot of engagement photo sessions lately and I've been pushing myself, and my couples, to use more interesting locations and to be more creative. These photos are a good example of me getting out of my comfort zone.Read More