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Santa visits Bride and Groom at Crathorne Hall

Surprise Santa Wedding Visit

Santa paid a surprise visit to Crathorne Hall to entertain all the children at Lucy and Graham’s Christmas Eve Eve (23.12.17) wedding.  I managed to have a quiet word with him and I’m not on the naughty list. Celebrate the wonder and joy of the season. Merry Christmas from Lynn

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bride and groom dancing at Judges Kirklvington wedding reception

Let’s Dance…

you’ve got to dance like nobody is watching, love like you’ll never be hurt, sing like there’s nobody listening and live like it’s heaven on earth… – William W Purkey   The first dance for a bride and groom, (as the guests of honour) is to open the evening’s dancing.  The style

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bride and groom holding each other in the doorway of their bridal suite in Whitby

Look At The Stars…

Michael & Julie asked me to shoot their wedding using a storytelling style of photography, covering all the key moments, a small selection of family groupings and then they gave me carte blanche (I was allowed to play) to capture a handful of showstoppers of the two of them. It

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All You Need Is Love…

This post is from the Butcher (a real live juggling mum) and not the Block (ME), Sarah has said some lovely things and in these days of transparency, I must add that no money changed hands, but we did exchange group hugs after their family session… Since photographing our wedding,

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Autumn Portraits in and around Teesside

Our research and development team (that’ll be me) have been working hard on new lighting and shooting techniques for my Teesside location portrait sessions.  This shot of Owen was taken this morning in a wooded area on the outskirts of Norton, Stockton on Tees.  I had my sandbags holding down

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North East Wedding Photographer

It’s that time of year again when the boys have to dig deep into their vault of excuses to why they can’t accompany their fiancee, mother in law to be and own mother, to the weekend wander around the many wedding fayres over the next couple of months.  I will

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James Arthur sat on steps in Seaton Carew

James Arthur

10th June 2011, I’ve just finished photographing a wedding and I head over to Seaton Carew at 7.30pm to meet up with John McGough and a young lad that he’s been bending my ear about for weeks.  We’d stand and chat at the Crathorne Hall wedding open evening events and

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Studio portrait of world champion darts player Glen Durrant

Champion Of The World

BDO World Darts Champion Glen (Duzza) Durrant Champion – a person who has surpassed all rivals in a sporting contest… Grounded – admirably sensible, realistic and unpretentious… It was an absolute pleasure to have Glen in my Norton High Street studio.  We spent a couple of hours together, photographing him for

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