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bride and groom image taken at Headlam Hall colour image usig gels

Pretty as a picture

I’ve photographed and seen many changes over the years at Headlam Hall.  I remember when the stable lounge was a swimming pool (true story).  My itinerary of wedding venues over the past couple of years has been scattered like feeding corn to hungry ducks.  From week to week and wedding

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bride and groom captured during the speeche both have tears in their eyes.

Even the cake is in tiers…

When I have my pre wedding chat with every couple I photograph, we cover timing’s on the day, first names of the immediate party, any specific must have images to be taken, which other top class wedding suppliers have been booked to help the day run smoothly and any surprises

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studio portrait of 5 year old Henry

Pure Portraits Teesside

Pure Portraits are about capturing the heart and soul of your child, using no props or distractions. It’s about styling and lighting, but most importantly to me it’s about taking a timeless image of your little one that will give you years and years of pleasure… The session takes place

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portrait in my studio of a ten year old girl in colour

Pure Portraits Teesside

PURE – more than beautiful and nobody compares to them. Pure Portraits are exquisitely lit, striking, dramatic and timeless. The eyes become windows to the soul and the end results are evocative and highly personal. Combining the light quality of  Michiel Sweerts paintings and sometimes including meticulously lovingly placed personal family storytelling artifacts like Hans Holbein the Younger’s

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bride and groom embrace at the entrance of Rudby Hall colour image taken at dusk

Rudby Hall Thank You…

At this time of year the only mail we receive through the studio letterbox tends to be either bills or more bills, but this morning our postie hand delivered an envelope with what felt like a card inside (too early I thought for the start of my steady stream of

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bride and groom at wynyard hall colour image using blue and yellow filters creative photography

Wynyard Hall Wedding Preview

One of the many things I love about my job is finding new places to shoot and different creative techniques to try.  Aimee & Josh were married in the chapel at Wynyard Hall in the North East of England on Feb 3rd 2018.  The weather went from wet to wetter,

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a motage of images taken at Le Petit Chateau in Otterburn

Le Petit Chateau

Le Petit Chateau or LPC as the movers and shakers call it, is located in Otterburn, Northumberland in the North East of England. It’s a luxury French country manor hotel and it’s a fabulous example of shabby chic, put together in an effortless stylish way. I have a number of

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bride and groom black and white image taken at Crathorne Hall and the groom is chasing the brides viel which has blown off.

I Wanna Be Yours

I wanna be your vacuum cleaner Breathing in your dust I wanna be your Ford Cortina I will never rust If you like your coffee hot Let me be your coffee pot You call the shots I wanna be yours   I wanna be your raincoat For those frequent rainy

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extended family group photograph taken in the snow

It’s definitely not easy to bring a family together, we all lead double busy lives.  Put a date in your diary for a family portrait in 2018, the results will be priceless…

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portrait of engaged couple with their dog Vincent taken on location at Stokesley

Vincent and his humans…

The first time I worked with Gary it was on a surprise location shoot at Crathorne Hall for my dad.  It took a while for me to settle because my mam brought my ball along and I love my ball.  Gary kept trying to get me to lay down, but

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young engaged couple holding hands and looking at each other. taken outdoors at Middleton Lodge.

The One With The Engagement Picture…

Photographer: “I’m sorry is the seat uncomfortable?” Chandler: “No I am.”I don’t work with models, I work with real people and some of them are not too keen on being in front of my camera.  In fact most people I photograph open the conversation with, I don’t like having my

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selection of professional headshots taken in the studio at Gary Walsh Photography

Professional Studio Headshots

If a great online presence is important to you, then I don’t need to tell you about the value of a professional headshot.  Your clients are looking for people they can work with, not logos and paragraphs of text.  When they see the people behind the business, trust is building

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