An excellent first dance song choice!

Last weekend I shot Angie & Chris’s wedding at Hey Green, a fabulous venue deep in the rolling Yorkshire countryside.  The week previous I’d been posting about how summer’d come and showed all those suns on a BBC ...

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June pre-wed blitz! [Pre-Weds]

Well it’s shooting season again! Weddings are rolling up & through thick and fast now. I don’t think I’ve a free weekend till mid August.  B man’s starting to envy these kids throwing mad weddings & ...

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Some like it hot!

I take very little heed of weather forecasts, especially the 5 day forcast.  It’s an educated guess and I’ve rarely seen it be right.  But I do like to check the ‘Next 24 Hours’ bit before setting out, to see ...

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Carly & Darren [Wedding] 24th May 2009

So – Carly & Darren’s big day arrived, and the weather was gorgeous! I managed to get sunburnt, in Yorkshire in May! Check the sunshine… This is Oulton Hall, a luxury Hotel and Spa in South Leeds.  This was the ...

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A snap I liked

I saw this while I was out with my camera and it caught my eye. Something inside of me always wants to know what’s left and why we’re being told to go right.  No doubt it’s for our own good (turning into oncoming ...

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Mark Geary at the Sunday Service

You may know I shoot a lot of music with Phil Barber for The Sound Gallery in and around the North of England.  I also help run an acoustic night called The Sunday Service down in Verve Bar’s cellars on the last Sunday of every month.  ...

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Carol & Jon [Pre-Wed]

Well it was ace to return to Goldsborough Hall again for Carol & Jon’s Pre-wed shoot on Thursday.  I won’t lie, driving over in the driving rain I thought gloomy thoughts about how I should move & set up shop in ...

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Carly & Darren [Pre-Wed]

I met the lovely Carly & Darren today for a pre-wed at Oulton Hall on the South side of Leeds, heading Wakey way.  It’s the first time I’ve been there and it rules!  I’ve glimpsed one or two snaps of it’s ...

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Kate & Andy [Pre-Wed]

Check this crazy place out!! It’s Peckforton Castle, Britain’s only intact medieval castle set a hillside above the rolling Cheshire Plain – I’ve got a wedding here in 3 weeks!  I’m giddy as a kipper about ...

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A long weekend in Ireland

I was lucky enough to be asked to Ireland recently to hang out with and photograph a band I’m really good friends with [in fact I used to play bass in this band once upon a time].  They booked Clare & I a flight and off we ...

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Sarah & Jenna [Pre-Wed]

It’s been a busy patch of Pre-Wedding shoots for me recently in the run up to a wedding-filled May!  I’m really looking forward to it and have spent a lot of April clearing my desk, organising my calendar & tweaking my ...

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April's Sunday Service [TSG Images]

A few friends and I host an acoustic band night at Verve bar called The Sunday Service where we round up and serve what we think are is Leeds’s musical cream.  It’s only once a month and therefore not too stressful always ...

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Food Photography

I did this food shot for a Chef Special feature for the Leeds Guide Magazine while I was shooting their features recently.  It reminded me what a challenge it is to make food look appetising.  This shot was taken in a catering unit in ...

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Angie & Chris [Pre-Wed]

My girlfriend detests and mistrusts all incantations of Satellite Navigation.  Personally, I firmly believe that even though it might not always feel right, it ultimately always knows where we should end up and therefore, will get us ...

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April's favourite Leeds Guide images

As you may know, I share the duties with a fellow wedding photographer Tom Arber photographing features for the Leeds Guide Magazine.  Every month we get a brief to photograph people, food, products, buildings inside and out & a ...

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Caroline & Damien [Pre-Wed]

In a run of pre-wedding shoots it was great to find time to meet with Caroline & Damien for coffee and a catch up.  I’ve known these two for years, have been on holiday to Barcelona with Damo & went to the same school as ...

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Andrea & Aaron [Wedding] 4th April 2009

We had a fantastic wedding on the first weekend of April covering the wedding of Andrea & Aaron.  The weather in the week running up to their big day was ominous and yet on the day, as is guaranteed with all Barnaby Aldrick ...

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Little Sophie-Alice

A cool childhood pal of mine called Isobell disappeared off the radar for a bit last year, and all of a sudden she pops back up with a baby!!  Er, hello?!  More than a little surprised was I!  After dropping congratulations I was asked ...

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Emma & Ben [Wedding] 28th March 2009

Emma & Ben’s big day came at last, and a fantastic day it was too!  Clare & I joined them during the morning to document preparations in Gomersall & Bingley, before heading over for a Catholic ceremony at Sacred Heart ...

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March's favourite Leeds Guide images

Just thought I’d post a few images from another interesting couple of day’s shooting for the Leeds Guide.  I’m really pleased with the food shot above at the tasty Bar 166 in Horsforth, lit with window light and a ...

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Andrea & Aaron [Pre-Wed]

It was cool to meet up with Andrea & Aaron again for a Pre-Wedding meeting and shoot today.  It was a while since we met, so after a chat about logistics and a nosey around the impressive Morley Town Hall we set about ...

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Louise & Dan [Wedding] 28th February 2009

Dan and Louise’s big day came around at last, on a crisp winters day.  Lots of my friends were around as guests or members of the wedding party.  I’d even photographed Lou’s Dad’s wedding a few years back and it was ace to see Bob ...

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