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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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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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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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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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Mother and young daughter hugging on Saltburn beach image has a cool hue with a warm sentiment

Childhood is the Shortest Season

Childhood is the shortest season, I can confirm this to be true.  I know when you’re living it day to day and feel that you are constantly checking them, it’s hard to imagine your little one’s ever growing up. For me the school runs, turned into college runs, which then

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Studio portrait of young boy wearing a winter hat and cropped really close

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

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