Hiscox Business Club – 1st Birthday Celebrations in York

Hiscox Business Club – 1st Birthday Celebrations in York

HISCOX BUSINESS CLUB 1ST Birthday Celebrations in York   When I’m not out on a shoot, meeting clients or editing in my home office you can find me in the wonderful Hiscox Business Club.  The Business Club is situated in the iconic York Hiscox building and supports 50 small businesses by providing office space along with tons of fantastic facilities.  I love working out of the Business Club and it pushes me to work more strategically...

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Natural Family Photography: A snowy autumn day in Leeds

Natural Family Photography: A snowy autumn day in Leeds

NATURAL FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY A snowy autumn day in Leeds   Although I’m best known for my commercial and wedding photography I do also undertake occasional commissions for natural family photography.  Many parents are looking for something more than a time pressured studio shoot followed by a hard sales viewing session.  For my family and children’s photography I bring the same documentary storytelling eye that I would use at a...

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Children’s Photography Leeds: Leo & Matilda

Children’s Photography Leeds: Leo & Matilda

I’ve photographed Leo & Matilda a few times over the last few years starting when Matilda was a teeny tiny baby!  It’s always lovely to see how children are growing up and wonderful that the family are capturing so many lovely memories through images. This session saw me hanging out with Leo & Matilda at their grandparent’s garden near Leeds and was so much fun.  Guest appearances were made by Rover the hen and Alan...

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Childrens Portrait Photography York: Oscar

Childrens Portrait Photography York:  Oscar

I first met Oscar when he was a teeny weeny newborn:     So it was so lovely to be asked to do another session to capture Oscar as a toddler.  We chose Homestead Park in York as our location as Oscar loves the freedom of the outdoors.  As with all my documentary children’s sessions the shoot was centred around Oscar – allowing him space to be himself and explore both on his own and with his parents. Oscar’s Mummy...

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Documentary Christening Photography

Documentary Christening Photography

One of lovely aspects of my job is developing long-term relationships with clients as they move from weddings onto family life.  I photographed Dan & Anna’s wedding back in 2007 and so was thrilled to be asked to photograph their youngest son’s christening.  The ceremony was held in Altrincham, near Manchester and the reception at The Mere near Knutsford.  Using the same approach as my wedding photography, I bought a...

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Child Photography Wakefield: Toby

Child Photography Wakefield: Toby

This was a lovely family portrait shoot over in Wakefield for super smiley Toby and his family.  The session was held at home and captured Toby in his own familiar environment bringing in a documentary eye to capture lovely interactions and moments.  I absolutely love the images of Toby playing the piano with his Daddy and like to think that one day he might be a famous concert pianist and the gorgeous hand shot will be on the cover of his...

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Female Entrepreneur Portraits: Alison Goodwin

Female Entrepreneur Portraits:  Alison Goodwin

Sharing a few favourites from a recent business portrait shoot for wonderful York Yoga teacher Alison Goodwin.  Alison is such a bubbly friendly person and I really wanted to capture a sense of her personality through the portraits.  We held the shoot at The Stables Yoga Centre in York which offered a beautiful natural light environment to work in. Alison will be using the images as part of an exciting new website and it’s wonderful to...

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Female Entrepreneur Portraits: Nina Lancaster

Female Entrepreneur Portraits: Nina Lancaster

I was delighted to photograph Nina Lancaster at a portrait day in Headingley, Leeds last week.  Nina runs Busy Women Fitness which provides bootcamp and fitness classes across Leeds.  I actually met Nina a few years ago when she ran a fantastic ladies circuits session at David Lloyd in Leeds and I can thoroughly recommend her classes.  Nina is set to have a busy year next year as her husband is Stuart Lancaster coach for the England Rugby...

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