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

Peak Edge Hotel wedding in glorious winter

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…

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 can be so much more than producing 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 order to tell the story…

black and white photograph of bride and groom by wedding photographer John Mottershaw

Wedding at The Lee Wood Hotel

A Gorgeous Buxton Wedding at The Lee Wood Hotel   Emma and Stewart’s wedding at The Lee Wood Hotel was particularly lovely. They chose well with The Lee Wood, which fitted their group perfectly and who really looked after them. And what a lovely group of people they were! It all felt very family orientated but…

A newly married couple pose for their wedding photographer in the evening sunshine at Hargate Hall.

Wedding photographer at Hargate Hall

I do enjoy being the wedding photographer at Hargate Hall!  As a wedding venue, this is definitely special. That’s partly because Hargate is in a very quiet rural setting in the village of Wormhill.  It’s not far from the spa town of Buxton in the heart of the Peak District. It’s also not all that far…

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

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 to work with, as were their families…

Losehill wedding photography

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…

fun shot of bride and groom, wedding photography at the Maynard, near Sheffield

Wedding at The Maynard in Grindleford

A Wedding at The Maynard on a Glorious Summer Day Glorious summer sunshine greeted the guests as Sarah and Gordon held their gorgeous wedding at the Maynard. With views of the Derbyshire Peak District, their wedding in Grindleford near Sheffield was a wonderful and warm occasion in every sense of the word. Sarah had her hair and make-up done at…