Sep 10

Katie and David’s Wedding Day

By Ray Dixon

We'll the rain tried to spoil the day, but it had no chance!!

We arrived early at Lazaat to find Katie and the girls well in the swing of things... Here are just a very small selection of what we've captured.

Thank you to everyone for making us feel so welcome. We look forward to showing you all the rest once Katie & David have seen them 🙂

Keep a look out on our Facebook page, to see when the gallery is live.

Congratulations Mr & Mrs Hunter xxx

Sep 07

Sam and Matt’s Wedding Day

By Ray Dixon

Well where do we start... 

What an amazing day we had with Sam, Matt & Russell. It started with a beautiful wedding service held in Pocklington at Burnby Hall Registration Office.

Sam and Matt wanted to have some memories captured in Burnby Hall Gardens, which are gorgeous. Only one slight problem, due to the end of the service time we had just 30 minutes before the gates would be shut... Not a issue Sam and Matt were up for the challenge, as were we. For those of you who are old enough, it was like something out of challenge Anneka 😂😂😂

This is just a small selection, well done team great work (if only we had done a behind the scenes video, challenge won lol).

On to the wedding reception at Shiptonthorpe Village Hall... Which vehicle to take???? 

At the village hall now, let the fun begin...

Russell following in dads footsteps???

Congratulations Mr & Mrs Walker, it was our pleasure to capture your memories. XX

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May 09

Master Photographer Association Yorkshire Region Annual Print Awards 2018

By Ray Dixon

Recently Julie & I entered our Yorkshire Region Master Photographers Association (MPA) Annual Print Competition 2018. 

This is our chance to enter some of the past years images into various categories e.g. Portraiture, Landscape/Travel, Weddings & Commercial. We don't enter into the competition lightly, firstly we are going up against other professional photographers, who've been established for a lot longer than us within the Yorkshire region MPA. Secondly you have to pay for every entry!!!

Round One: consisted of digital entries being entered for judging. The judging was carried out by non other than our MPA President Richard Bradbury, Fellow Master Photographer Association (FMPA). From this we had 12 entries that went through to the second round 🙂 

Second Round: We then have to submit the digital images as prints. After another round of judging, then came the awards night...

We had a super night, great to catch up with other regional photographers. Blown away!! That out of all our 12 entries each one received an award, more so two images won their category!!

Thank you to all the MPA regional staff, and Richard Bradbury for giving up his time to judge the competition.

Here are our images: 

Winner

Under 5's Portrait & Landscape/Travel

Highly Commended

Under 5's Portrait, Landscape/Travel, Pets, Wedding Reportage

Commended

Under 5's Portrait

Merit

Classical Portrait, Under 5's Portrait, Architecture, Wildlife    

A big thank you to all involved with the above images. Now looking forward to the Nationals (fingers crossed).

Thank you Ray & Julie (Award Winning Photographers) xx

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Mar 16

Wedding Photography Blog

By Ray Dixon

Nicola & Paul's Wedding

Here are a selection of images we captured for Nicky & Paul's wedding held at Edinburgh Castle, followed by their reception at

The Kitchin (Tom Kitchin's restaurant in Leigth). 

Let the day begin...

Bridal prep at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh -The Caledonian

Nicola was looking truly radiant, with Olivia attending to her every need. Make up was from Sarah Baldwin (Sarah E Baldwin - Professional Make-Up), and hair by Gail Rankin International / Bespoke Wedding Hair.

Nicola's beautiful wedding dress was from Andrea Bambridge, with bespoke gown from Eliza Jane Howell. We think you'll agree truly stunning...

Let's see how Paul and the lads are getting on...

The groom and groomsmen were not harmed during the taking of the photograph below 😉 

Time to get a quick drink before heading off to Edinburgh Castle. The Devil's Advocate here we come...

Paul and guests arrive at the castle.

Nicola and Olivia are about to leave the Waldorf, but not without a quick photo with the head concierge... Nicola and Olivia holding their stunning flowers from Petals by the shore - Leigth. 


Paul is now waiting for Nicola in St Margarets Chapel...

Here comes the bride. Piped in by a lone piper..

A beautiful intermit ceremony in St Margaret's chapel, built around 1130 making the chapel Edinburgh's oldest building. Followed by champagne and canapés in the Queen Anne ante room. 

After leaving Edinburgh Castle. Seeing the Scottish weather was being so kind, we had a quick stop by Princess Street Gardens...

Finally on to the reception held at The Kitchin in Leigth, Chef Tom Kitchin's Michelin Star Restaurant. Even better the main man was in...

Congratulations Mr & Mrs Jensen, we loved capturing your memories.

Special thanks go out to all friends and family for making us feel so welcome, Lawerence Scott for his help and being a great friend.

Finally Nicola and Paul for entrusting us to capture their vision of everything they planned for their wedding day.

Lots of love

Ray & Julie xx

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