One of our most popular services is children’s portraits. Children need a little time to adapt to a studio environment so they can feel relaxed and let their personality shine through in the photographs. Talking to them, showing them how the camera and lights work allows them to feel more […]

In the previous blog I  was talking about how a portrait session should be relaxed and fun, this is my job to ensure that everyone is at ease and it really shows in the photographs. I always suggest to clients that apart from simply looking at the camera there is […]

Photographing family portraits is always a great fun experience. Most people are not used to being photographed so it is the job of the photographer to put them at ease as relaxed people look better in photographs. The whole idea of visiting a studio can seem daunting for some people […]

Having an  event covered by a professional photographer is a great idea as you are guaranteed great images of superb quality. The job of the event photographer is to get candid and posed images which can be printed in high quality at  a later date. Yes ‘selfies’ and other shots […]

I visited the Christmas market in Newcastle upon Tyne yesterday. The market is small but busy and consists mainly of food stalls and takeaways although there are a few stalls selling gifts and it definitely gives a European feel to the Grey’s Monument area. I have tried a couple of […]

Visited the Roman Fort on Hadrian’s Wall at Housteads, Northumberland recently. What gets to you about this place is that other than the remains of the Fort and the Wall there is nothing there. The sky wasn’t very dramatic on this particular day but I took a few photographs anyway. […]

As a follow on to my last post here are some more images of Tyneside. When I was young I used to visit Newcastle upon Tyne City Centre regularly and if I had time I would go to look at the statue of ‘River God Tyne’  on the wall of […]

I frequently take photographs in the Tyneside area and it never fails to impress me how many fantastic views we have up here.  The angel of the North received harsh criticism when it first appeared but now it is considered an iconic landmark – rightly so in my opinion! The […]

Earlier this year I covered a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors event at the Discovery Museum Newcastle upon Tyne. This superb event started with student awards. The guests started to arrive.                         The night was a great success.   […]



Earlier this year I had the opportunity to photograph a  football competition organised by Leam Rangers. It was a great day out, the enthusiasm and dedication of the players and organizers was fantastic  to see. The final celebration summed up the atmosphere of the day so thanks to everyone involved.