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Runa Farm Wedding

RUNA FARM

Boho, Earthy, Honest. Runa Farm is an exciting new venue based in County Durham and the great news is that it’s right on my doorstep. As this special new wedding venue is only 30 mins ish from my studio premises I’m certain me and my camera will be regular visitors

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Bride and Groom holding onto each other in an arch down the castle corridor.

How I Shot At Bolton Castle

Carla & Luke photographed at Bolton Castle 20.11.21 Carla & Luke are a lovely couple and their dream wedding took place at Bolton Castle Nr Leyburn North Yorkshire. The castle is one of the country’s best preserved medievil castles; origally built as one of the finest and most luxurious homes

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North East Wedding Photography

The Times Are A Changin… Documentary north east wedding photography, with nothing staged and no poses is playing a bigger part in my style of wedding photography than ever before. I’ve always stressed to wedding couples that it’s their day and I’m there to capture the story of their day.

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Fig House, Middleton Lodge Estate

a very stylish Fig House wedding… As a recommended supplier at Middleton Lodge Estate, it’s always lovely to see so many familiar faces when I photograph a wedding on the estate. Middleton Lodge Estate is a lovingly restored Yorkshire retreat rooted in history, as well as photographing weddings here, my

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A beautiful Danby Castle Wedding…

The first words are from the bride, Hi Gary, we looked at the pics last night, absolutely fantastic… so many to choose from! Thank You for capturing our special day, it’s the icing on the cake. Everyone is talking about how amazing you were… x I’m not going to dwell

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Elopement wedding in Durham…

My 2020 window of opportunity has been cracked open, but only enough to reduce the risk of infection.  In my 20 years of photographing a whole range of weddings, from intimate gatherings to the most lavish and expensive of weddings, until 2020 I had never photographed an elopement. That all

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flower girl taking a photo with an iphone of a bridesmaid and her partner.

Anyone can take a photo…

professional photographers do it for a living. Taking an image is getting easier as phones get more camera sophisticated, but does that make you a photographer? Google tells me a photographer is someone that captures memories, so if you’ve ever taken a pic, then you’re a photographer. Do we still

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Award Winning North East Wedding Photography Bride and Groom outside at sunset

Award Winning North East Wedding Photography…

Hero images & Real images It’s not all about being an Award Winning North East Wedding Photographer, when I photograph a wedding I’m thinking mainly what the bride and groom want from me(in this instance Sara and Paul), next I consider what would their parents want from me and finally

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bride and groom walking from church under and umbrella

Rockliffe Hall wedding photography…

Sam and Tom’s Rockliffe Hall wedding Wedding Q&A from the heart. How long have you known each other? 6 years and 4 months. How did you meet? My friend Nadia said her sister asked if we wanted a drive out to Whitby with a group of her friends (all lads). Nadia

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2 flowergirls walking into the ceremony room with the groom out of focus in the foreground.

It’s the little things…

Childhood memories are the most important in life. As an adult try to remember your favourite childhood memory: scoring the winning goal for the school team, going to sleep at your Grandma’s, your first underage pint in a pub (please drink responsibly) or being asked to be a flower girl

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