black and white image taken of the top table at Middleton Lodge


I’d like to raise a glass to Mr & Mrs Caygill (Neil and Bridget)… I’ve had the pleasure of photographing both of their daughter’s weddings and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed both. Family and friends have made me feel very welcome and I have had plenty of laughs along the way.  A

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young lady photographed in Newton Wood holding fern and surrounded by bluebells

You’re Part Of The Team…

Enquiries come to my studio via email, social media and sometimes by phone.  The first question I get asked is how much?  Once we get over this hurdle and I’ve gone through the price structure, we get to the fun part!  Do you have any creative ideas of your own?

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The bluebells are on the way…

WHAT AN AMAZING EXPERIENCE… The photos are phenomenal.  We can’t thank you enough for capturing the kids personalities so well.  Would do it every year, but we would need more wall space. A very happy Mum & Dad from last years bluebell sessions. The Bluebell Mini Session Is Here… £45

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Jeannie & Ian // Carlton Towers

Blog Questions   How long have you known each other? 13 years How did you meet? Worked at the same company Can you share your proposal story?  Christmas Day 2014 – Ian got down on one knee and asked if Jeannie would make their family complete by becoming his wife…. Jeannie’s response

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black and white headshot of young boy looking away in the studio

I Can Tell He’s Smiling…

I love the taking and I love the reveal. After all the hard work has been done, sitting in with parents during the session viewing and listening to comments (good and sometimes bad) has helped me grow as a photographer.  I feel it’s important to listen to your clients. Short

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black and white portrait of little girl swinging with parents

The Start Of Your Family Adventure…

  We are lucky to be surrounded by sand, sea, land, textures, colours and shapes. We are minutes away from woodland backdrops, beaches, villages and urban scenes. The choice is yours! My aim is to make every family portrait session effortless and enjoyable capturing everything from boisterous excitement to calm

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Early morning silhouette of Saltburn pier blurred waves

Sunrise on Saltburn beach…

Sunrise on Saltburn beach, shared with a runner, 2 photographers and 3 dog walkers… 18th February 2017, armed with my ipod, a camera, a tripod, a shutter release cable and a couple of filters I decided (after checking the weather on my iphone) to head to Saltburn at around 5.30am. 

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Harpist Anita Aslin with electric harp

Electric (Harp) Ladyland…

I love a challenge… Anita Aslin teaches, performs and plays with orchestras and can be regularly seen tootling around the area in her van heading to a wedding venue with her harp (or Chordophone, thanks Google) on-board.  I have photographed Anita with her classical hat on, but now in addition

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James Arthur Pre Fame Seaton Carew

James Arthur

So my good friend and talented musician John McGough and I would have regular catch up chats at Crathorne Hall’s wedding open evenings.  Every month John would tell me what he was up to with his music.  Early in 2011 he brought some demos along of a young lad he

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modern contemporary family portrait sepia toned sillhouette of a family of three

a new royal family, a wild nobility…

beaches/mum’s/villagers/dad’s/woods/son’s/towns/daughter’s/parks/grandma’s/sea/sand/trees/hills/granddad’s… The Times They Are A-Changin. The way I shoot a family session, the way I price a family session and the way I sell images from a family session. Email studio@garywalsh.co.uk for all the details. My head is full of new ideas to create a fresh new portfolio of family images for

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