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Wedding Survival Tips

You’ve read all the magazines and listened to advice from family and friends, but these survival tips come to you from industry insiders who know the do’s and don’ts. You will benefit from their coalface experience – from planning to etiquette and essentials and frivolity… Listen up! Jo Leversuch – owner of ‘Make Up By Jo’ is a renowned freelance make up artist based in Darlington in the North East of England. #4 Mindfulness- How to slow down your wedding day… You need train your brain to be in the moment. When you are being mindful, you will be able …

Wedding Survival Tips

You’ve read all the magazines and listened to advice from family and friends but these survival tips come to you from industry insiders who know the do’s and don’ts… You will benefit from their coalface experience, from planning to etiquette and essentials to frivolity… Listen up! Craig Maddison, Founder of UNVEILED, the luxury bi-annual wedding magazine for brides in the North of England. #3 ASK YOUR GUESTS TO UNPLUG If you have a professional wedding photographer (and videographer!) booked for your wedding, I would recommend having an ‘unplugged’ wedding ceremony. I see hundreds of wedding photographs every week, and a …

Wedding Survival Tips

You’ve read all the magazines and listened to advice from family and friends but these survival tips come to you from industry insiders who know the do’s and don’ts… You will benefit from their coalface experience, from planning to etiquette and essentials to frivolity… Listen up! Samantha Hulbert is the owner of Sheer Elegance, a family run business in Redcar providing cotton chair covers, top table swags, balcony decorations and table centre pieces. Working with and recommended by a variety of venues across the North East. #2 Once you’ve got an idea of how you’d like your hair to look …

Wedding Survival Tips

You’ve read all the magazines and listened to advice from family and friends but these survival tips come to you from industry insiders who know the do’s and don’ts… You will benefit from their coalface experience, from planning to etiquette and essentials to frivolity… Listen up! Anna Russell is the wedding and events manager at Middleton Lodge located in the heart of rural North Yorkshire and has been there for seven years. #1 Always choose a friend or family member to assist with your group photography. Make sure they have a list of your selected must have group photographs, so …

Carve out some good times…

At this time of year, I usually find myself (and I can’t be alone) grumping about Halloween and what a scam it has become, but I finally get it. In the busy hullabaloo of daily life we all need something to look forward to, whether it’s a summer holiday, a birthday celebration, Christmas time shenanigans, or the newly included Halloween – a time to dress up, dress the house, invite friends round for a frightfully good time. A young couple sitting face to face at their dining room table armed with a carving kit and a pumpkin each, they each …

Donna & Glenn // Wynyard Hall //

How long have you known each other? 12 years. We met when we were 16 How did you meet? A friend introduced us. We started talking on msn and then planned to meet up. Can you share your proposal story? We were in Manchester going to see Michael Buble in concert. Whilst getting ready in the hotel room Glenn got down on one knee and asked me to marry him. It was also the day we had our offer accepted on our first house. Which venues did you view before you settled on Your venue? Whinstone view, Headlam Hall, Rudby hall, …

I’m not a Ninja…

I’m 6ft tall with size 9 feet so I will definitely not be invisible on your wedding day, but what I will be is discreet, respectful and professional.  I know when to be amongst the action and when to be waiting on landings outside bedroom doors(not in a creepy way).  I know how weddings work and I continue to learn about people.  I can take shots over your shoulder and you won’t be aware that I’m there, I can also gather a group of family together and keep them entertained.  I will be watching and shooting images all day at …

Sam & Dan // Hunley Hall //

How long have you known each other? We’ve known each other 4 years. How did you meet? We met on a night out in Middlesbrough. Can you share your proposal story? Dan proposed on Christmas Eve first thing on the morning, it was the sweetest thing. He wanted to propose Christmas Day but I was working. Which venues did you view before you settled on Your venue? We viewed Treebridge and then Hunley Hall. We fell in love straight away, especially with the views! Although that didn’t turn out to well due to the misty day. What was the best …

Wedding Fayre Sunday…

This Sunday team Walsh (Me & Lynn) will be attending two wedding fayres, apart for a while and then united at Crathorne.  So I’m doing the early shift at Headlam Hall and then joining Lynn at Crathorne Hall for the last hour. If you’d like to chat or you have any wedding photography questions that are keeping you awake at night,please come over to our table and ask away. 9th October 2016 11am-2pm Headlam Hall 1pm-4pm at Crathorne Hall