Saltmarshe Hall Wedding

Saltmarshe Hall Wedding: An Outdoor Ceremony & Riverside Portraits

We’ve known Paris & Danny for a rather long time now, they’re one of those couples that seems to have been together forever! They actually met when they were just teenagers back in Year 7, hanging out at Costello Athletics Club.

A few years later, during a trip to the city of romance, Danny popped the question! Yep – he proposed to Paris…in the city of the same name (There’s an amazing pun to be found in this somewhere, I’m sure). Read More...

Barmbyfield Barn Wedding: A Homemade Sweet Stand & A Glowing Sunset

Barmbyfield Barn Wedding: A Homemade Sweet Stand & A Glowing Sunset

Sophie & Joel’s story began a few years back, when they met each other on a night out. After challenging each other to a moonwalk competition on the dance floor – they couldn’t help but fall in love! After spending 5 years together, Joel decided it was time to pop the question, and proposed to Sophie at her parent’s house!

Set on having a rustic wedding, Sophie and Joel found their dream venue after a visit to Barmbyfield, and felt straight away that the old barn fit perfectly into their vision. Read More...

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10 Questions You Must Ask Your Photographer

Part of Your guide to a relaxed wedding with photos you look amazing in!

At the first meeting with a couple at the studio – I usually say, “Do you have any questions you’d like to ask me?”, and this is usually met with an honest answer of, “We have no idea what we should be asking!”, which is fair enough!

So here are 10 questions you should be asking a photographer you’re about to trust to document the biggest day of your life! Read More...

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Engagement Locations

Ideal Engagement Shoot Locations

Part of Your guide to a relaxed wedding with photos you look amazing in!

Our last engagement post covered what couples usually do for their engagement shoot. But the most popular question I get asked is “Where should we have our engagement shoot?”

There are a few good answers around the Hull area, but the best way to sum up a perfect engagement shoot location is this – somewhere you have open spaces, interesting backdrops, and a bit of cover from the elements (English weather could provide sideways rain or blinding sun after all). Read More...

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Wedding Theme

Styling an Unforgettable Wedding

Part of Your guide to a relaxed wedding with photos you look amazing in!

You got engaged, you already had some ideas for your wedding. Then you got carried away and now you have 3000 Pinterest photos of amazing themes you’ve not seen at a wedding before but could be amazing.

It’s something most people say to me – not word for word – but the overwhelming amount of things you can choose for your wedding adds stress to most couple’s planning. Read More...

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Engagement Advice

Making the Most of Your Engagement Shoot

Part of Your guide to a relaxed wedding with photos you look amazing in!

We’ve always included an engagement shoot in our wedding package for a few reasons. Firstly we have large, intimidating cameras – sorry but we need them. Secondly, most people aren’t used to being followed around by a photographer. Chandler smiles are often an issue!

An engagement shoot is the perfect way to become accustomed to having your photos taken, so on your big day you already know us and our cameras, and can simply enjoy your day without giving the photography a second thought. Read More...

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Dunedin Country House Wedding: Christmas & Cosiness

Dunedin Country House Wedding: Christmas & Cosiness

This is a wedding we’ve been looking forward to sharing for a while! Since this year’s winter seems to be setting in, what better time could there be to reflect upon Helen & Danny’s super cosy day?

After meeting Helen at work some time ago, Danny proposed while at Whitby Abbey, in the company of their lovely daughter Rose – and champagne! We first met Helen and Danny at a Wedding Fayre held at Dunedin Country House a couple of years ago, and quickly discovered that they are genuinely the most laid back couple in the world. Read More...

Wedding First Dance

This Is How to Enjoy Your First Dance

Part of Your guide to a relaxed wedding with photos you look amazing in!

Ah, the first dance. Whether you think it’s important or not, the chances are everyone will be expecting you to do one. Honestly though, there aren’t many people who relish the thought of dancing around while others stand and watch, so if you’re feeling a little nervous about it – you’re in good company!

We’ve seen a lot of different approaches to the ‘First Dance’ over the years, and gradually, we’ve learnt a few things that you can do to help your photographer get gorgeous photos – even if you’re dreading the whole situation. Read More...

Rowley Manor Wedding: Glamour & A Cake from Nan

Rowley Manor Wedding: Glamour & A Cake from Nan

Lucy & Lee were brought together by a chance meeting in 2007, when Lucy stopped to talk to an acquaintance in the town centre, and was introduced to his friend – Lee! He waited an entire three years, until Lucy was single, to finally ask her out – and insists it was love at first sight. Lee’s initial plan was to wine and dine Lucy on their first date, but they decided to take a trip to Bridlington for fish & chips instead. Read More...

Skidby Millhouse Wedding: Sunsets & Confetti Canons

Skidby Millhouse Wedding: Sunsets & Confetti Canons

Sarah and Rich first met nine years ago at a mutual friend’s house party, with Rich, according to Sarah, spending much of the night trying to convince her to sing Spandau Ballet on karaoke with him! A few years later, while visiting Las Vegas, Rich unveiled one of the most elaborate proposals we’ve heard of. He spent the months beforehand planning, sending multiple emails across the Atlantic, arranging for his proposal message to be written on one of the largest digital billboards not only in Las Vegas, but the world! Read More...