I’ve photographed dozens and dozens of alternative weddings in Newcastle, Northumberland, Durham and all over the North East of England so I have a lot of experience to draw upon when talking about wedding speeches.Read More
It may be that you decide that you want to lose weight before your wedding, just as I did after I was ill. Great! Go for it! Just make sure you are doing it for yourself.
Equally, you do not HAVE to lose weight for your wedding. Your partner is marrying you the way you are. Your family love you the way you are. Your self worth is not measured by the number on your bathroom scale.Read More
Put your hand up if you love having your photograph taken. Anybody? Anyone?
Didn’t think so.
It’s going to happen on your wedding day, though. But don’t worry.Read More
Some days it feels like I’m making slow progress in my business and that I’ll never make my ultimate goal. Then something happens to make me look back and see just how far I’ve come.
It’s my nature I guess - I tend to live more in the present and look to the future than live in the past. It’s important to stop and reflect now and again, though.Read More
Most people, male and female, don’t like having their photograph taken. They certainly don’t like looking at the photographs in detail after they have been taken. This can lead to long delays when choosing which photographs to put in albums or made into wall art. Sometimes it can even result in an email from the couple who are unhappy with their photographs.Read More
The tagline for my this website is alternative wedding photography for adventurous and creative people.
Until now, the adjectives adventurous and creative were words I ascribed to other people; qualities that I aspired to. They were things that other people had and that I wanted.Read More
It’s been a long, learning journey becoming a wedding photographer. I’ve been full time for four years now, photographing weddings in Newcastle, Durham and Northumberland. As I’ve become more established and my reputation has grown I’ve photographed weddings in Yorkshire, the Lake District, Edinburgh and beyond.Read More
My camera shutter died during a wedding.
But it wasn’t a disaster.
Being a wedding photographer means being prepared and that means having a plan for dealing with the unexpected. I always take a backup camera to every wedding and I shot the rest of the wedding on that body without the couple noticing.Read More