The stunning Eaves Hall near Clitheroe in the Ribble Valley,Lancashire was the venue chosen by Jane & Vinny for their wedding. A day filled with fun, laughter and some tears and despite the wind and rain we had an amazing day. I just loved shooting this wedding,Jane and Vinny are so laid back it wasn't like work at all ! show me more
Styled shoot at Atlas Studios, Bolton
What a cracking shoot this was. An old mill in Bolton houses Atlas Studios, a friends daughter modeled and fellow photographer Nik Bryant gave me some pointers during this off camera flash practice session. I'm pretty chuffed with the resulting images show me more
Jane & Vinny's pre wedding shoot at Lytham St Annes
This gorgeous laid back couple get married in January at the beautiful Eaves Hall. I'm so excited to have been asked to shoot their upcoming wedding and as we walked around the hall scouting out possible shots for their big day they told me that they had absolutely no idea of how to pose for the camera ... "we're dreading it .. we just don't know what to do" they both said. "Why not have a pre wedding shoot then ?" I said " Have you got a favourite place ?" It became apparent that they both loved Lytham St Annes so off we went the next week. It was bitterly cold and howling a gale which made for some pretty wild hair shots ! Despite the cold the weather played ball in the fact that we had a stunning sky as a backdrop and of course the dunes ... even Martha, their little dog got in on the act! Show me more
Family portrait shoot at Dunham Massey
National Trust Dunham Massey with its beautiful autumn tinted parkland was the backdrop for a really lovely family portrait session. The family had all dressed in matching red tops and this offset the stunning landscape to a tee. Warm autumn sunshine, a couple of deer and lots of happy laughter made this an epic shoot show me more
Sam & Alicia's engagement shoot at Lytham St Annes
Sam proposed to his girlfriend Alicia at "the end of the world" in Ushaia, Argentina while they were travelling .... how romantic ! Once back on home ground they decided to have an engagement shoot with me so we headed to the old pier and beach at Lytham St Annes for some fun shots plus some smoochy ones by the pier show me more
Bet's maternity shoot at Brockholes
Bet ,Ste and Oliver are a beautiful family of three which is soon to become four.
They had never heard of maternity shoots when I mentioned it but they didn't need much persuading once I'd explained what one was ! Once again we headed to Brockholes for a fun filled shoot. Little Oliver was thrilled to be my assistant and insisted on checking my LCD screen after every shot ! Once I had edited these images and presented them to the family they quickly booked me to complete the set with a newborn shoot once baby has arrived show me more
Jonathan & Sam's engagement shoot at Brockholes
Jonathan and Sam get married at the awesome Eaves Hall, a stunning country house set in the Ribble Valley,Lancashire, next March. We decided to get some pracitise in before the day so I took them to one of my facvourite locations - Brockholes Nature Reserve near Preston. They soon began to relax in front of the camera and despite the cold and drizzle we had a great time show me more
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