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Split across two days, Amy & Michael had their ceremony on the Friday at Leeds Civic Hall and then celebrated with everyone the next day at The Tetley in Leeds. 

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Jeanette and Gary’s wedding took place in the Banquet Hall at Leeds Civic Hall. I love the Civic Hall because there is so much space as well as lots of gorgeous details within the architecture. With Millennium Square being just outside, it makes for some great images for your couple photos and family portrait shots. […]

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Holly and Iain’s wedding was so special to me – not only because not only because they get married at The Hovels (which is a stones throw away from Harewood House), but because they are also two of my closest friends.

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Bryn & Anna had the most lovely wedding at Otley Chevin Country Park. The surroundings were to die for too as we were surrounded by nature.

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Maddi & Steve booked me for their gorgeous wedding at Bilton House Registry Office in Harrogate at the start of June.

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Hannah + Joe’s wedding is a lovely example of how a small, post-covid wedding can still be a lovely day full of friends, family…and pints. The new law of 15 guests per wedding came into effect the day of their wedding, meaning it had to be an even smaller wedding than the previous 30 – but this didn’t stop them having the best day.

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On Saturday I had the absolute pleasure of photographing Victoria and Paul’s intimate Leeds Town Hall Wedding. Victoria and her bridal party got ready at the gorgeous Quebec Luxury Apartments, and the ceremony took place in the breathtaking Victoria Hall.

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This wonderful styled shoot was something I have had in my mind ever since work started on refurbishing The Hovels on Harewood Estate. A venue is a place close to my heart – not only do I live on the estate myself, but I’ve also worked at Harewood for around two years now.

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I absolutely loved the matching tattoos that both Erynn and Jim had – absolute couple goals! Erynn’s dress was gorgeous too with a full skirt and really delicate lace detail. She also did all her own makeup which we can all agree was on point – (that dark lip though!).

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The venue they chose for their beautiful, laid back ceremony was the one and only Northern Monk Refectory in Leeds. Just on the outskirts of the city centre, it has a brewery on the first floor, a bar/canteen on the second, and event space on the third.

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