Natural and Emotive Wedding Photography

There are a lot of photographers out there but I like to think of what I do as a photographer is a little different to most. I focus on the emotion, the environment and the surroundings using a blend of styles. So how do I make this happen? Firstly I love to use natural light, so you could say I am a natural wedding photographer or perhaps something more apt would be a ‘natural light wedding photographer’. Utilising what light we have is both a challenge and also a pleasure, why? because it gives us the most dramatic, and beautiful backdrops without the need to artificially create it. 

 

 

Fine Art Wedding Photography

I also like to refer to myself as a fine art wedding photographer, this fine art term is one that is bounded about these days with little insight into what it actually means. For me what it means is to create soulful imagery, once again the Lake District really lends itself to this notion, coupled with dramatic natural light and framing so that it creates an artwork rather than just a snapshot.

Lastly, the most important element is you, the clients, and you being completely relaxed. I only want the best photographs of you so that it is both a true record but also because these images are an honour for me to take. I want you to love the images I give to you for the rest of your lives, to show to your family, your children and to future generations. This is what I importantly refer to as your ‘visual legacy’.

One more aspect that is of real importance is the location. The Lake District  with its glacial ribbon lakes, rugged fell mountains and the picturesque views. Throughout my career as an alternative wedding photographer in the Lake District I have been fortunate to photograph among many locations throughout, each one unique and wonderful. From the eloquence of Silverholme Manor to the rugged mountains and tarns of the most dramatic and unique environments like Blea Tarn.

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The West Mill Darley Abbey Wedding

Wedding / January 27, 2020

The West Mill at Darley Abbey Mills is a stunning location for a natural wedding. Eleanor and Alex had seen my previous work shooting at The West Mill

Hidden River Cabins Wedding in the The Lake District

Wedding / December 18, 2019

Samantha and Damien chose to have their amazing, natural wedding at the Hidden River Cabins in the Lake District, beautiful log cabins with the stunni

Intimate Scotland Elopement

Elopements / December 12, 2019

"Can't say how much we loved our photos, you captured our day beautifully.. Thank you so much! We are really happy" I had the absolute pleasure of ph

Lake District Elopement at Loughrigg Cottage in Ambleside

Elopements / September 27, 2019

  Well what a wonderful elopement day this was! A very natural, relaxed elopement in the heart of the stunning Lake District with just a few

Carreglwyd Estate North Wales Wedding

Wedding / September 18, 2018

Noelle and Bobby chose Carreglwyd Estate on the Isle of Anglesey North Wales for their natural outdoor wedding. The day began with a huge downpour of

Roche Abbey Yorkshire Wedding

Wedding / May 16, 2018

Yorkshire Wedding Photographer Sian and Jeremy come over from San Francisco to get married in a place of outstanding beauty with family and frien

Dewsall Court Wedding Photographer

Wedding / November 12, 2017

Dewsall Court in Hereford is one of the most beautiful locations photograph a natural, rustic wedding in late summer of last year. The bride, Hana, is

USK Castle Wedding in Monmouthshire South Wales

Wedding / July 1, 2017

A wonderful summertime wedding at the amazing USK Castle in USK,  Monmouthshire South Wales with Rachel & Mat. Their outdoor wedding in the ground

Tunnels Beaches Wedding in Ilfracomb Devon

Wedding / June 1, 2017

Amy & Murray hosted their natural beach wedding at the famous Tunnels Beaches in Ilfracomb Devon and is one of my most anticipated locations as a

Switzerland Wedding Photographer

Wedding / January 14, 2019

I was asked to photograph the wedding of Claire and Hamish in one of their most favourite locations in the world atop Wengen in Switzerland. I have be

Roman Lakes Natural Tipi Wedding in Marple

Wedding / September 7, 2016

Aime and Andrew had agreed that they wanted some really natural and relaxed photography fro their wedding at the beautiful setting of the Roman Lakes

Great Hall at Mains Lancashire Wedding

Wedding / February 1, 2016

Kiran and Marks wedding was at the beautiful Great Hall at Mains in Lancashire. Their wedding was a mix of english and indian elements, the bride and

2016 Review - Natural Wedding Photographer Lake District & South Wales

Wedding / January 12, 2017

What a superb year to be a natural wedding photographer, I have visited more incredible natural locations than ever before and met even more amazing p

A Year in Review - Natural Wedding Photographer

Wedding / January 19, 2016

So, 2015 has been an incredible wedding season. I have traveled the length and breadth of this fine country and also been fortunate to visit places in

Alternative Elopement & Wedding Photography in the Lake District

Elopements / January 18, 2016

  This is an incredible natural wedding in the heart of the Lake District, photographing using the natural light here is like food for my so

Wasdale Inn Lake District Wedding

Wedding / January 10, 2016

  Kate & Gareth's Lake District wedding at the Wasdale Head Inn in the incredible setting at Wasdale Head, Seascale. As soon as I was as

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