Monday, 30 May 2011

Waterton Park Wedding

Sarah and Andrew chose a church wedding at Holy Trinity in Ossett before moving onto their reception at the Waterton Park Hotel, near Wakefield. Holy Trinity is a spectacular church which is currently being restored and makes a very impressive photograph. For the journey between the Church and Waterton Andrew and Sarah had chosen a car from Rolls Hire in Ossett, a company which we have worked with many times over the years and one that I would be very happy to recommend. Here is a selection of photographs from their day.

Monday, 23 May 2011

Wedding Leeds Town Hall

Last week-end was really busy with two weddings to photograph and a dance show at Wakefield Opera House to video. The week-end started fairly bright and early with the wedding of Natalie and Jez at Leeds Town Hall, which was actually a new venue for us. The architecture outside is fantastic and provided some great opportunities for the pre-ceremony photographs. After the ceremony Natalie and Jez stopped off at Kirkstall Abbey for some photos with the wedding party. This gave the two little bridesmaids the chance to have some fun together, and gave us some great photos. We just managed to finish before the rain started before driving up to Peasehill House in Rawdon for the reception. Then it was back to Wakefield for us where we swopped our stills cameras for video cameras and out to the dance show.

Model Portfolio, Wakefield

Sam enjoyed her portfolio day out in Manchester a few weeks ago so much that she booked for a second one. Sharon, who had also been with us in Manchester taking photographs, this time asked if she could stand at the other side of the camera as she wanted some nice photographs as a present for husband Gary. I think that the two girls also wanted to use this as an excuse to have some retail therapy beforehand, as they both turned up with two suitcases full of what looked like new clothes. Any excuse eh girls? I wanted a different look from the one that we had in Manchester so this time it was down to the nearby disused railway line which gives a great variety of shots and locations, varying from dark tunnels and graffiti to almost woodland scenes. The girls must have enjoyed themselves, as they have booked again in a couple of weeks time! So if you would like some great photographs of yourself for a present or just for fun then just get in touch!

Thursday, 19 May 2011

Sarah & Neil, Chevin Country Park Hotel

Saturday brought us a trip across Leeds to the Chevin Country Park Hotel near Otley in West Yorkshire. Sarah and Neil had chosen this venue for their wedding as they rather liked the lake and the attractive woodland setting. Though some showers had been forecast, fortunately it stayed dry for practically the whole day, so we did not have to run back to the car for the collection of white wedding umbrellas that we always carry with us just in case. After the speeches we took advantage of some of the indoor locations at the Chevin for some rather special couple shots using both video light and window light, before the wedding guests were entertained by a fantastic band called "The Dollars". If you are looking for a band for your wedding we can certainly recommend them! Next week is looking very busy with a model shoot on Tuesday, a wedding in Leeds on Friday, then back to one of our regular venues at Waterton Park for a wedding on Saturday. It's great to be busy.