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They say every picture tells a story. We think this is never more true than at a wedding.

The excitement amongst the bride and her bridesmaids while they are getting ready; the nervousness of the groom while he waits for his bride to arrive. Then, as the day unfolds, the nerves begin to melt away and we witness the happiness and the joy, the antics of the guests, the fun of the party and fleeting moments of tenderness and love.

Here, you can browse images from our recent weddings and see how we lovingly photograph the story of your wedding.

 

Hannah and John – Soughton Hall Wedding
North Wales Wedding Photography

Hannah and John – Soughton Hall Wedding

Hannah and John – Soughton Hall Wedding Photography I can’t tell you how much we had been looking forward to Hannah and John’s wedding. Now we live in North Wales, we are REALLY looking forward to photographing weddings at our local North Wales venues. So Hannah and John – a...

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Tracy and David – Caer Rhun Wedding
North Wales Wedding Photography

Tracy and David – Caer Rhun Wedding

Caer Rhun wedding Photography Tracy and David’s wedding held an extra special significance for us as the first wedding we have photographed at our local venue Caer Rhun near Conwy, and also the first ever wedding reception to be held at the Mostyn Gallery in LLandudno.

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Louise and Andrew – Didsbury House
North West England Wedding Photography

Louise and Andrew – Didsbury House

North West England Wedding Photography Didsbury House describes itself as a “small luxury townhouse hotel” which sums it up perfectly. It’s almost as though it was designed with wedding photography in mind. It is located on the outskirts of Manchester and is one of the “Eclectic...

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Stephanie and Martin’s winter wedding at Adlington Hall
Cheshire Wedding Photography

Stephanie and Martin’s winter wedding at Adlington Hall

Adlington Hall Winter Wedding Stephanie and Martin were lucky to get bright sunshine on their wedding day at the end of December. The days are short at this time of year and after family photographs and a few quick Bride and Groom shots outside, it was soon time to retreat to the warm and comfortable...

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Kat and Mark – Owen House Wedding Barn
North West England Wedding Photography

Kat and Mark – Owen House Wedding Barn

Owen House Wedding Barn Photography Wow! our first visit to Owens House Wedding Barn.  A very cool venue, and the location of Kat and Mark’s wedding this autumn. Owen House Wedding Barn is located near Manchester, just off the M56, so very handy for us traveling from our base in Conwy, North Wales....

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Helen and Roger’s wedding at the Oak Tree of Peover
Cheshire Wedding Photography

Helen and Roger’s wedding at the Oak Tree of Peover

The Oak Tree at Peover Wedding Photography Our apologies for being a bit slack with our blogging in recent months. We have been very busy with weddings and on top of that, in May we re-located from Buxton in Derbyshire and moved our operation to a new home near Conwy in North Wales. I have no doubt...

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Faye and Peter – Shustoke Barn Wedding

Faye and Peter – Shustoke Barn Wedding

Shustoke Barn Wedding Photography Shustoke barn is a pretty special wedding venue.  It’s a barn(!), yet it has all the scale and grandeur of a cathedral.  Photographers love it because it also has awesome light.  In the place where the wedding ceremony takes place between two big windows,  Faye...

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Jennifer and David’s Venice Wedding
Destination Wedding Photography

Jennifer and David’s Venice Wedding

An epic wedding deserves an epic blog post, so hold tight – there are a lot of images in this post.  Jenny and David love Venice so much they decided to tie the knot there. Who could fault their impeccable choice? If you’ve been, you’ll know.  Venice is beautiful, romantic, interesting...

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Lucy and Jason’s wedding at the Pollurion Bay Hotel , Cornwall

Lucy and Jason’s wedding at the Pollurion Bay Hotel , Cornwall

UK Wedding Photography This is a wedding we had been looking forward to since Lucy and Jason booked us at the Tatton Wedding Show over a year ago. They live in Bolton, but decided to tie the knot in the place where Lucy been coming for her annual holidays since childhood.  The picturesque village of...

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Hannah and James – Yeldersley Hall Wedding

Hannah and James – Yeldersley Hall Wedding

Yeldersley Hall Wedding Photography This is a long overdue post from a fantastic wedding last year at Yeldersley Hall near Ashbourne in Derbyshire.  Hannah and James had taken the venue over for the weekend – putting their guests up in the bedrooms and decking out the reception rooms and marquee...

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Barmouth Estuary
North Wales Photography

Barmouth Estuary

It’s January and we have no weddings this week, so we headed across to Wales for a few days. I decided to pack one of our little Fuji XT-1’s and just one lens – the 56mm f1.2 – mainly so I could have a play with using the camera in low winter light on the Barmouth Estuary and...

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2015 was a very good Year.

2015 was a very good Year.

As is the tradition, here is our annual round-up of some our favourite memories from the weddings we photographed in 2015. It was a year that took us as far north as Richmond in North Yorkshire, and as far south as Bristol. We photographed the very first wedding to be held at the brand new stand at York...

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Jess and Sam’s Humanist Wedding at Hassop Hall

Jess and Sam’s Humanist Wedding at Hassop Hall

Hassop Hall Humanist Wedding The second day of Jess and Sam’s wedding celebrations was held at the striking Hassop Hall near Bakewell in the Peak District.  In a break from the normal order of ceremonies for a conventional wedding, Jess and Sam mingled with guests on the Lawns at Hassop Hall,...

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Jess and Sam – Civil Wedding at Bakewell Town Hall

Jess and Sam – Civil Wedding at Bakewell Town Hall

Bakewell Town Hall Wedding Photography Incredibly, Humanist wedding ceremonies are still not a legal form of marriage in the UK. So if like Jess and Sam, you want a Humanist wedding, you need to have a separate civil wedding ceremony to cover the legal bits as well.  Jess and Sam held their civil ceremony...

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David and Jenny’s Callow Hall Wedding

David and Jenny’s Callow Hall Wedding

Callow Hall Wedding Imagine a wedding in a lovely country house in the Peak District, a hot summer’s day so it is possible to actually get married outdoors in a delightful country garden, all surrounded by the beautiful Derbyshire countryside. Well that is the wedding that Jenny and David planned...

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Marianne and Greg’s wedding at Nunsmere Hall
North West England Wedding Photography

Marianne and Greg’s wedding at Nunsmere Hall

Nunsmere Hall Wedding Photographer Our second Nunsmere Hall wedding, and I have to say I really, really like this venue and look forward to photographing more weddings here in the future. Both the house and the gardens are pretty, and unlike a lot of  venues that use a marquee for the reception, at...

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Ellie and Mike’s wedding at Stapleford Park

Ellie and Mike’s wedding at Stapleford Park

Stapleford Park Wedding Photography This was another long awaited wedding as Ellie and Mike booked us at a wedding show in Derby two years ago. Since then, we had met up with them for a photoshoot in our Buxton studio.  Ellie is a very talented professional musician and Lois stumbled across her playing...

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Kirsty and Jordan – Eaves Hall Wedding
North West England Wedding Photography

Kirsty and Jordan – Eaves Hall Wedding

Eaves Hall Wedding Photography This was a wedding we had been eagerly anticipating for a LONG time because Kirsty and Jordan booked us two years in advance (Kirsty is a teacher and as we know teachers are extremely well organised and know they need to book early to get the venue and suppliers of their...

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Caroline and Phil – Abbeywood Estate Wedding
Cheshire Wedding Photography North Wales Wedding Photography

Caroline and Phil – Abbeywood Estate Wedding

Abbeywood Estate wedding photography The Abbeywood Estate and Gardens are near Delamere in Cheshire. In the summer months, the gardens are a blaze of colour and what better place to hold a summer wedding.

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Emma and Mike – Iscoyd Park
North Wales Wedding Photography

Emma and Mike – Iscoyd Park

Iscoyd Park Wedding Photography We’re still not really sure whether Iscoyd Park is in Wales or England – It’s in the badlands between the two, but we did drive over an “Araf” on the road somewhere near, so we are going to mark it down as a Welsh wedding. The day started...

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Lucy and Govind – Tissington Hall Wedding

Lucy and Govind – Tissington Hall Wedding

Tissington Hall wedding The day after their Hindu wedding ceremony at home, Lucy and Govind held their wedding ceremony at St. Mary’s church in Tissington, near Ashbourne in Derbyshire.  After the church ceremony, they walked together across the road with their guests for a splendid Tissington...

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Lucy and Govind – Hindu Wedding Ceremony
Hindu Wedding

Lucy and Govind – Hindu Wedding Ceremony

Hindu Wedding PhotographyLucy and Govind held their Hindu wedding ceremony at home, then their civil wedding at Tissington Hall in Derbyshire the next Day.  Lois travelled to Govind’s family home near Nottingham to photograph the beautiful and intimate Hindu ceremony, with all it’s colour...

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Jenny and James – Bolsover Castle

Jenny and James – Bolsover Castle

A Derbyshire WeddingIn the nine years we have been photographing weddings, this has been our very first visit to Bolsover Castle, situated not far from Chesterfield in Derbyshire. It is easy to see why Jenny and James chose Bolsover Castle for their wedding ceremony. It is a beautiful and romantic place,...

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Alexia and Steve – Pimhill Barn
North Wales Wedding Photography Shropshire Wedding Photography

Alexia and Steve – Pimhill Barn

Pimhill Barn Wedding Pimhill Barn is an unique and amazing place to hold a wedding. The barn is a huge open space, delightfully rustic and crossed with timbers that have supported the roof for centuries. It is also a blank canvas for couples to design their own Pimhill Barn wedding, and fill with their...

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Sophie and Chris – Osmaston Park Wedding

Sophie and Chris – Osmaston Park Wedding

An Osmaston Park Wedding Twice a year, we attend the excellent wedding show at Osmaston Park and it’s always good to arrive and set up our stall in the beautiful grounds. But there is no better occasion to be at Osmaston Park than for a wedding on a sunny summer’s day.  Before arriving at...

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Katherine and Anthony – Goldbrick House, Bristol.

Katherine and Anthony – Goldbrick House, Bristol.

Goldbrick House Wedding Photography Back in 2012 we photographed the wedding of Charlotte and James at the Alderley Edge Hotel in Cheshire.  When Katherine and Anthony decided to marry, James remembered us and very kindly recommended us to his work colleague Katherine, and so we found ourselves making...

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Michelle and Neil – Hassop Hall Wedding

Michelle and Neil – Hassop Hall Wedding

A Hassop Hall Wedding Hassop Hall is a terrific wedding venue in the heart of the Peak District. Michelle and Neil decided to have their wedding ceremony and reception in this fabulous venue.  The wedding was quite early in the year, and the weather was a little uncertain and it rained on and off. ...

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Emma and Tom – Peak Edge Hotel

Emma and Tom – Peak Edge Hotel

Emma and Tom’s Peak Edge Hotel weddingThe Peak Edge Hotel near Chesterfield started out as a pub, the Red Lion, that has now outgrown itself and become a smart hotel and brilliant wedding venue.  Emma and Tom booked in the day before their wedding and had decided to make life easy for their guests...

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Lisa and David – Stockport Town Hall and the Swan Inn at Kettleshulme.
Cheshire Wedding Photography

Lisa and David – Stockport Town Hall and the Swan Inn at Kettleshulme.

Stockport Town Hall Wedding Photography A fun weekend with family with a wedding in the middle is the way Lisa and David described their plans for their wedding day. The entire wedding party (all 24 of them) took over a country house near Hatfield in Derbyshire for the weekend and made a great family...

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Neesha and Chris – Thornton Manor Weddings
North West England Wedding Photography

Neesha and Chris – Thornton Manor Weddings

Thornton Manor Weddings Earlier in the year, we had visited Thornton Manor and were lucky enough to be shown around by a member of staff. We got to see all the function rooms as you would expect, but also the corridors that would have been used discretely by servants on their way to and from the kitchens....

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Nicola and Adrian – York Racecourse, York

Nicola and Adrian – York Racecourse, York

York Racecourse Wedding Photography Our first wedding of 2015, and what a great wedding to start the year off.  This is a wedding with a special story, because groom Adrian is the head Groundsman at York Racecourse.  Not only that, his team have been working frantically alongside builders, electricians...

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Alicia and Tom – Hazlewood Castle Wedding

Alicia and Tom – Hazlewood Castle Wedding

Hazlewood Castle Weddings Alicia and Tom’s winter wedding took place at the beautiful Hazlewood Castle weddings in North Yorkshire. Outside, it was a cold crisp day warmed only slightly by the low bright sunshine, but inside Hazlewood Castle it was warm and cosy, and a perfect setting for Alicia...

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Danielle and Tom – Brookfield House Wedding

Danielle and Tom – Brookfield House Wedding

Brookfield House Wedding Photography We lived in the Peak District for ten years before moving to North Wales and we were only thirty minutes drive from Hathersage, but I confess that prior to meeting Danielle and Tom we were unaware of the existence of Brookfield House. You can’t see it from...

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