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Hello and welcome

I'm a photographer based in Yorkshire who specialises in wedding,
portrait and headshot photography. I also undertake commercial
commissions, including interior photography, theatre productions and
event coverage.

I am married to Kelly, my long suffering wife, and we live in Huddersfield with our cat, Simon.

I've always had a passion for photography, from watching my grandad
repair old cameras in his spare room to looking through the press
photography of my godfather.

I endeavour to create detailed, stunning and memorable images and my mantra is simple:- there's beauty in everything!

So, sit back with a cuppa and have a browse through my blog. Comments
are always welcome, so don't be shy (Although I will delete anything
that is abusive or makes fun of my hair!)

Enjoy...

Claire & Nathan’s Wedding at Middleton Lodge

Once again we have another splendid wedding for you – this time we joined Claire & Nathan for their celebrations at Middleton Lodge. In an uncommon twist Kelly was first on scene with Nathan and his groomsmen as they got ready at the couple’s home, before heading to the pub for bacon sarnies and dutch courage!

Brew yourselves a cuppa and take five…

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Claire & Nathan are now starting their married lives together as teachers in China. Good luck guys and thanks for an awesome day!

Hannah & Chris’ Wedding at Carlton Towers

So it’s time for another helping of photo goodness – this time the wedding of Hannah & Chris, who got hitched at the end of July. Kelly and I had been looking forward to this one, as Hannah and Chris had chosen Carlton Towers as their venue for the day. We’ve been wanting to shoot there for a while and from the following pictures you can see why!

The icing on the cake was that both Hannah AND Chris were getting ready at the venue!

Anyway, I’ll cease prattling on and let you enjoy the highlights from the day…

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We really enjoyed our day with Hannah & Chris – what a fantastic venue! We wish you guys every happiness for the future.

September 16, 2014 - 8:02 pm Sarah Nicholson - Hey Pete & Kelly - well my goodness - these pictures really are stunning. You always capture the details perfectly! thanks so much for sharing the pics with me on Facebook - Sarah xxx

Kayleigh & Andrew’s Wedding at Ox Pasture Hall

Following on from my last post, I now have the pleasure of sharing Kayleigh & Andrew’s wedding with you! The happy couple tied the knot at Ox Pasture Hall over in the North Yorkshire Moors – a new venue for us – with the ceremony taking place in the central courtyard. It’s probably the nearest we’ve come to photographing an ‘outdoor’ wedding, as the bride and groom had to stay under the roof of the building for the ceremony to be legal!

I joined Kayleigh at Ox Pasture for her preparations and was delighted to find that she’d hired our friend and ace make-up artist Helen Guy to add that touch of finesse. Meanwhile Kelly had gone to the chaps to capture evidence photos of their morning. Here’s some of our favourites…

 

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I won’t lie, the bright sunshine and roof shadow weren’ t doing me any favours! I think I managed to keep it under control though. Ox Pasture Hall Wedding Photography by Peter Boyd (46)

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Romantic, yes? What you can’t see is the copious amounts of geese poop we had to negotiate to get there! Ox Pasture Hall Wedding Photography by Peter Boyd (84)

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This is Soul Patrol. They know how to get a party started… Ox Pasture Hall Wedding Photography by Peter Boyd (91)

… and are also pretty sneaky at stealing our fancy dress from the PhotoBooth! Ox Pasture Hall Wedding Photography by Peter Boyd (92)

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What a lovely day! We had a great time with Kayleigh & Andrew and hope they’re life together is full of happiness and fancy dress!

Kayleigh & Andrew’s Engagement Shoot at The Museum Gardens, York

OK, so due to me being what Americans would generally refer to as ‘a klutz’, this post didn’t make it to the blog when it should have (i.e. two months ago!). But hey, better late than never…

Many weeks ago we met up with the lovely Kayleigh and Andrew for their Engagement Shoot at York Museum Gardens. It’s a handy central location for pictures, with plenty of different backdrops to offer. As usual, after a chat and a coffee in the Costa opposite, we headed into the gardens to start shooting…

 
 

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As you can see, we didn’t need to encourage them to have fun…

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What’s Kayleigh pointing at?…

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… ahh, I see.

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Every time Kayleigh had visited the Museum Gardens she’d always treated herself to an ice cream from this hut. She was most upset that it was closed by the time we got there…

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We had a lot of fun with Kayleigh and Andrew – check back here soon to see their Ox Pasture Hall wedding highlights!

 
 
 
 
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Lucy & Ollie’s Papakata Wedding in Bank Newton

Well, here we are again with another wonderful wedding catchup – this time it’s the turn of Lucy & Ollie and their fantastic Papakata wedding! The official marriagey bits took place in the lovely St Michael the Archangel church in Kirkby Malham, before the wedding party headed back to the teepees in Ollie’s parents farmland.

So I’ll be quiet now and let you see for yourself how ace the day was…

 
 

The girls started their day at Lucy & Ollie’s house in the Yorkshire Dales

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Hair and make-up skills were courtesy of Flossy & Leigh

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The flowers were crafted by The Hedgerow Florists

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Meanwhile Kelly was praying that she’d found the right tent in the right field…

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This is Isla. It’s safe to say she’s a close second in command (after Lucy, of course)…

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This was a first for us – the Groom and his party turned up at the same place the bride was getting ready… whilst the bride was still there! Don’t worry, the main bedroom has a door directly outside, so there were no accidental pre-ceremony sightings of one another.

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Getting married is thirsty work…

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The Papakata teepees in all their glory…

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Whatever he’s just been told, he’s highly skeptical…

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Aren’t they pretty?

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That hill in the background, that’s called Sharphaw and it’s where Lucy & Ollie got engaged…

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Lucy & Ollie tried to kill their guests in the evening by putting on a Ceilidh band. These things are always chaotic (but fun!)…

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The day was great fun, everyone was super friendly and we even managed to run our PhotoBooth outside! We couldn’t be happier for Lucy & Ollie and wish them every happiness for their future together.

 
 
 
 
 
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