informal bride and groom portrait having fun

A joyous summer wedding at Losehill House

A Day to Remember!  A Joyous Summer Wedding at Losehill House. I always smile with affection at that beautiful summer day. After covid forced them to postpone their wedding by four months, teachers Kate and Steve held their wedding at Losehill House on a particularly stunning day during the summer holidays. The ingredients were all there for…

Signing the register at their wedding at Bakewell Church. Taken by Derbyshire wedding photographer.

Natural and documentary wedding photography

Natural and Documentary Wedding Photography From natural and documentary wedding photography to the more formal and posed, coverage from one wedding photographer to the next varies greatly in its flavour and feel. It varies not only in terms of the finished product, but also in the way the photographs are taken on the day. Some…

A bride and groom pose in the evening light at their wedding at Thornbridge Hall.

Wedding Photographer at Thornbridge Hall

Oh, the Joys of being a Wedding Photographer at Thornbridge Hall!  I’ve been a wedding photographer at Thornbridge Hall a few times. Thornbridge Hall near Bakewell is an amazing private house in the Derbyshire Peak District. Whether winter or summer, this fascinating house makes for a genuinely stunning wedding venue. The front lawn in summer with…

confetti shot at a Peak Edge Hotel wedding near Chesterfield and Matlock with big smiles from the bride and groom. A really happy Peak District winter wedding

Wedding at Peak Edge Hotel

A Wonderful Winter Wedding at Peak Edge Hotel, near Chesterfield In preparation for an upcoming wedding fair at Peak Edge Hotel, I needed to search for a wedding that I’d photographed there previously. Straightaway I remembered Jemma and Andrew’s lovely wedding and wanted to revisit that wonderful day! Jemma and Andrew chose Peak Edge Hotel at…

wedding photography with emotion: a couple look each other in the eyes with joy at their wedding at Hargate Hall near Buxton.

Wedding Photography with Emotion and Joy

Wedding Photography with Emotion and Joy Beautiful wedding photography with emotion and joy can communicate so much more than a series of photographs of set pieces and endless line-ups of family and friends. A photographer with real empathy can, in addition to producing many beautiful set-photographs from a list, go much deeper into your wedding in…

Wedding photograph of a bride walking to her wedding at Hathersage Church near Sheffield. The bridesmaids and page boys look on.

Some favourite wedding photographs from 2018

Some favourite wedding photographs from 2018   I wanted to show you some of last year’s wedding photographs from the Peak District and the Sheffield area. 2018 was a particularly nice year in that I was privileged to be the wedding photographer for some particularly nice couples. In fact every one of them was a joy…

Wedding photography at Losehill House in Derbyshire. The bride and groom exchange rings.

A really special Losehill House wedding for James and Louise

Photography of a Beautiful Losehill House Wedding Earlier this year James and Louise had a wonderful Losehill House wedding. Deep in the Derbyshire Peak District, yet not far from Sheffield, Losehill House is just amazing! Locations just don’t come more beautiful than this Victorian country house. With a backdrop of Losehill itself and Edale not very…

wedding photographer at the Maynard, near Sheffield. Confetti shot

Wedding Photography at the Maynard, near Sheffield

Wedding Photography at the Maynard, near Sheffield Laura and Paul were married at the Maynard in Grindleford. A wonderful couple, lovely families and a gorgeous wedding. Laura got ready at the Maynard with help from her bridesmaids. Looking out over Grindleford and the Hope Valley whilst getting ready at the Maynard is really quite something. (I…