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Pre-wedding portrait photography


This usually takes place about 6-10 weeks before the weddingand is an important part of your wedding photography booking.
It is so important, that you can't get out of it!
We get to spend an hour or two at the beach, or at a country park or somewhere special to you.
I photographed Gareth and Kathryn on the top of a fell in the Lake District where Gareth asked her to marry him - it nearly killed me just getting up there! You can see the results on my

Yes, you get a beautiful framed photograph from our time together, but the most important thing is that we get time walking and chatting about your wedding, taking some photographs of the two of you interacting and having fun.

So, come your BIG day, we're NOT strangers, you know the way I work and that 95% of your photographs are going to be natural and spontaneous.

There's no surprises, I'm there for you as well as for your parents and you can just get on and have a fantastic wedding, confident that I will capture all the fun and the ambiance and the details so that when you come back from your honeymoon you have a wonderful, relaxed record of the biggest day of your life!

Ring me on my personal mobile 0778 7150966, Free Phone 0800 8047270 or send me an email (Please make sure you send any e-mail to two addresses please, to make sure I receive it ! and add this address too


Aimee and Matthew at Lumley Castle

Rachel and Kevin at Wynyard Hall

Anna and Warren at Matfen Hall

Nicola and Simon at Jesmond Dene House

Leila and Lewis on the beach at Seaburn on a summer's evening. Their wedding at Sunderland Glass Centre is HERE


Helen and Daniel at Wynyard Hall

Dominique and Shaun at The Morritt

Jenna and Darren at Redworth Hall

Kirsty and Andrew at Tynemouth Grand

Annmarie and Joseph at Staincliffe Hotel

Victoria and Jonathan at Wynyard Hall

Claire and Andrew at Rockliffe Hall

Karen and Gavin at Crathorne Hall

Sally and Graeme on their pre-wed shoot in Saltburn .. their wedding was at Danby Castle jsut 6 weeks later


Joanne and Tony at Hall Garth Golf Club

Becky and Jonna at Shotton Hall

Rachel and Adrian at Judges

Joanne and Alan at Judges Hotel

Rene and Alison at Wynyard Golf Club

Ellie and Steve at Moorsholm


Victoria and Simon at Wynyard Golf Club

Angie and Michael at Judges

Gaynor and Steve in Hitchin

Caroline and Stephen at Wynyard Hall

Sally and Andy at Bath Spa Hotel

Nikki at Guyzance Hall

Alison at Feversham Arms Helmsley

Kate at The Crab and Lobster

Sarah and Lee at The Crab and Lobster in Asenby North Yorkshire

Kirsty at Wynyard Hall

Nikki at Guyzance Hall

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Amanda at Headlam Hall

Jennifer at Tynemouth

Stephanie at Rockliffe Hall

Elizabeth at Wynyard Hall

Charlotte and Alex on the beach at Tynemeouth a few months before their wedding

Nicola and Jonathan on Prebends Bridge at Durham before their wedding a few months later


Kerry and Paul on a snow covered beach at Tynemouth four months before their wedding at the same location


David and Anne in the Autumn sunshine a few months before their wedding at Redworth Hall

Rhoanne and Andrew's pre-wedding portrait a few months before their wedding at Headlam Hall

Crathorne Hall

Headlam Hall

Wynyard Hall

Matfen Hall

Langley Castle

Crab & Lobster


Seaham Hall

Ellingham Hall

Beamish Hall

Redworth Hall

Judges Yarm

Slaley Hall

Rockliffe Hall




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Jonathan and Rachel on the banks of the River Wear at Durham before their wedding at Headlam Hall a few weeks later