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Flash Photographer

Today has been a busy studio day, which is just as well because it’s grim outside.  My shoot with The Harrington’s involved Gran and her 3 lovely grandchildren.  At the end of the session, coats and hats were the order of the day, before stepping out into the Saturday drizzle.  Seeing Evan all wrapped up in his hat and scarf, I asked Aunty Becky and Gran if I could take another quick shot of him.  I’ve been playing around with a couple of new lighting techniques and I’m so glad that we spent another 10 minutes in the studio… 2 Elinchrom lights used …

How To Judge A Good Sole…

How to find your sole mate. Forget online dating, the best way to find your perfect match is to simply look down at the floor… According to studies, we make our first impression of someone within 60 seconds of meeting them. But should we be looking less at the face and more at the footwear? After all, Coco Chanel once said, “A woman with good shoes is never ugly.” Whether it’s a conscious, or a subconscious decision, we are all making a statement about ourselves in the shoes we choose to put on our feet. So next time you’re out …

Wedding Showcase At Wynyard Hall

Make a date and visit Wynyard Hall’s wedding showcase this Sunday, 11am – 4pm.  As a recommended supplier I’ll be there with a selection of sample albums and as I have photographed lots of weddings at Wynyard Hall, I can answer any questions you might have concerning wedding photography at the hall. Rooms will be dressed for a wedding, which you can browse with your complimentary glass of prosecco and Wynyard Hall’s experienced wedding coordinators will be on hand to check available dates. See You Sunday…    

Wedding Survival Tips

You’ve read all the magazines and listened to advice from family and friends, but these survival tips come to you from industry insiders who know the do’s and don’ts. You will benefit from their coalface experience – from planning to etiquette and essentials and frivolity… Listen up! Shona Harper-Wilkes – owner with her husband John of Lartington Hall, near Barnard Castle. Previous owners include a drunken monk and an eccentric widow, her butler & parrot. Lartington Hall is a stately home that’s as gorgeous on the inside as it is on the out.  Set in beautiful gardens, flower filled woodland …

Crathorne Hall Wedding Photography/Katy & Steve /Wedding Photographer at Crathorne Hall

                                                                                  Blog Questions How long have you known each other? Nearly 5 years, and may we say 5 very happy years! How did you meet? We met each other at work. We became close friends and as they say ‘the rest is history’! P.S we no longer work together now! Can you share your proposal story? We got engaged in the …