Showing posts from July, 2021

Wedding Album Sample for Carlton Manor East Yorkshire

I was very pleased to drop in a new sample wedding album from Nphoto to Carlton Manor, near Aldbrough, East Yorkshire today. I had been there to photograph Kim and Paul's wedding only a few weeks earlier and the images got such a great response that I suggested they might want a book of them. Kim had booked me to be their wedding photographer back in 2019 and had moved their date because of COVID19 but happily I could still accommodate them. I chose the beautiful linen navy blue cover to match not only the couple's colour scheme, but also the manor's newly refurbished lounge. Such a lovely presentation box and printed text too! It will sit nicely among the books on the coffee table, and give potential couples an idea of how the place looks when they are hosting weddings. If you are looking for an wedding venue in East Yorkshire with a countryside setting , get in touch with them to see it yourself!

Alice and Louis' Wedding at St Olave's and The Principal Hotel York

Remember how hot it was yesterday? Imagine being in a wedding dress, or a 3-piece suit! Or imagine someone (like me) chasing around like crazy trying to get as many great shots as possible before we all got frazzled! Bright sun throughout the day mean we spent a lot of time seeking the shade, with a few moments where we got a bit creative, playing with the sunlight. Starting at The Principal Hotel for her preparations, then a few minutes' walk across the river to St Olave's church for the ceremony. We took the car back to the hotel for the rest of the day, where we spent a lot of time seeking out the shade! It was especially lovely because I had been the photographer for several of the guests over the years (not least Louis' mum!) so there were a lot of familiar faces. It is nice to be recommended! The brief was simple - not too many formal photographs, just lots of natural, fun unposed stuff - happy to oblige! The Principal is an absolutely fabulous city centre hotel,

Lisa and Andy - Wedding at Cave Castle

It has been a while since I have been to Cave Castle - nearly two years - and it is looking great after its recent refurbishment. The Balmoral Suite is a fab function room but it also has a large patio area where weddings guests can relax and chat in the open air, which is where most people were on Sunday in the warm July weather. Lots of smiles to be captured for Lisa and Andy's wedding, starting at the hotel while they made their preparations, then across the lawns to All Saints church (I admit I hadn't even noticed it before, let alone photograph a wedding there!). Then another stroll back to Cave Castle for the reception where there were lots of laughs and beautiful photographs to be taken!

Ann-Marie and Paul - Wedding at Beverley Register Office

From my biggest wedding to my smallest one - 9 people in total!  Ann-Marie and Paul planned a very small wedding at Beverley Register Office, with only a few guests, and initially thought they didn't need a wedding photographer . With a few months to go, they changed their mind and asked me if I would do it.  I was available and, being mid-week, I was able to do a short coverage, just like they wanted, and now they have the images to last forever! We had previously discussed the option of going off somewhere like Beverley Westwood for some more photos but they decided to stick with just some nice photos in the gardens - ultimately a wise choice as the weather was not on our side!