Bashall Barn Wedding Photographer – Styled Shoot

Bashall Barn Wedding Photographer – Styled Shoot

Bashall Barn Wedding Photographer

Highlights from a brilliant Styled Cover Shoot for Little White Books

 

 

Wedding Planning Magazine

Recently I was invited as a Bashall Barn Wedding Photographer, to be the cover photographer for Little White Books, to photograph the new images for the Spring 2019 edition. This is cover number sixteen (I think) that I have photographed for the company. Little White Books is a informative, concise and very handy wedding planning magazine, brilliantly designed and laid out. It features the very best wedding suppliers in Lancashire (and me!) and is a definite go-to wedding planning magazine.

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Recommended wedding suppliers

I was obviously part of a team, not just a Bashall Barn Wedding Photographer. No, onboard for the day were some truly lovely – and talented – people. These people are all recommended wedding suppliers, and in-demand for weddings all around Lancashire and the North West. so ‘Team LWB’ rocked up (I’ve been told to say this) early one November morning at this truly stunning wedding venue. I got there nice and early too, so I could chill out with a pot of coffee and some toasted teacakes. Pure Rock n Roll! 🙂

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Lancashire Wedding Venue

Bashall Barn is a stunning and highly recommended wedding venue. Based in the heart of the Ribble Valley, Bashall describes itself thus –

“Our unique venue offers exclusive hire for every Bride and Groom with (absolutely) no hire charges; all food produced on site especially for you and a fully stocked bar licensed until 12.30am. With the most breathtaking views of the Ribble Valley it really is no wonder we’re winning so many awards.

We can accommodate 50-130 seated guests for your wedding breakfast and up to 250 guests for your evening reception; when you can enjoy our wood fired pizzas, a hog roast or a buffet.

With our very own wedding planners free to take care of all your little worries and needs, you can sit back and concentrate on what will undoubtedly be a day that yourselves and your guests never forget”.

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Little White Books Cover Photo

We were gathered to photograph Anita & Molly in a choice of wedding gowns, featuring stunning bouquets and garlands designed by Mat at Red Floral. Truly inspiring, Mat’s work is simply the very best around…trust me. As a Bashall Barn Wedding Photographer, my job was also photograph the main cover shot. Based on the truly stunning and unique work of artist Frida Kahlo this was going to be the MOTHER of all floral designs. With Frida’s style as the main focal point, Mat created a truly jaw-dropping piece of floral architecture to ‘house’ Molly in. I say house – the whole structure was built on the floor with Molly lying still on a towel, in her comfies whilst the arrangement was carefull constructed around her. I’m not sure any Bashall Barn Wedding Photographer would have to photograph anything like this on a wedding day at Bashall Barn, but…you never know! At least, I did it first! I had to photograph Molly with the camera on a monopod, while our brave model looked for her reflection in the lens. We actually ‘nailed the shot’ quite quickly…but spent a few more minutes trying to improve on things. But no – image number six made the edit! For the photographers out there, it was shot on a Nikon D750 with a 20mm lens.

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Bashall Barn Wedding Venue

By now the light was fading so we still had a few shots of Molly and Anita to shoot, featuring newly designed bouquets and garlands. As a Bashall Barn Wedding Photographer, I used the white ceremony room as a light source, bouncing studio flash around the room, with a soft light on the model directly. We had to work quickly and efficiently inside the barn to get everything captured and ‘ticked off’.

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Bashall Barn Wedding Photographer night photos

Once we had these images in the bag, we ventured outside for a few shots in the dark. My plan virtually failed on the spot! It was bitterly cold – and unfair for me to ask the girls to work in the conditions. Bravely I managed to get two minutes apiece out of them before I could hear chattering teeth (mine, not theirs)…thank you ladies….it was worth it….

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And there we were, all finished with a massive collection of images for the design team at Little White Books to shortlist for the magazine. Here’s the finished front cover….get in touch HERE to obtain your own copy…

 

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Shout out to the LWB Team for this shoot…

 

Magazine – Little White Books https://www.littlewhitebooks.co.uk

Hair – Carly’s Creations https://www.carlyscreationshair.com/

Makeup – Kerry Baker https://www.kerrybakermua.com/

Dresses – Foxglove Brides http://www.foxglovebrides.co.uk/

Floral Design – Mat at http://www.redfloral.co.uk/

Venue – Bashall Barn http://www.bashallbarn.co.uk/

Model –  Anita Cannon https://www.facebook.com/pg/AnitaFreelanceModel/posts/

Model – Molly Breakspeare https://www.facebook.com/molly.breakspere.5

 

 

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Fisherman’s Retreat Wedding – Maria & Steven

Fisherman’s Retreat Wedding

Highlights from Maria & Steven’s brilliant day at this stunning Lancashire wedding venue

 

Fisherman’s Retreat Wedding Photographer

Rewind to last summer when it was hot, hot hot and my opportunity of being a Fisherman’s Retreat Wedding Photographer again. I say again, as this was my second visit to this stunning wedding venue in Ramsbottom. Maria & Steven are Ramsbottom residents (‘Rammie’s’) , and wanted a very local, relaxed feel for their summer Fisherman’s Retreat wedding. I got the call to meet up and talk about what I could offer Maria & Steven as their Fisherman’s Retreat Wedding Photographer. So, where best to meet, than actually at the venue one evening. Five minutes from their home, twenty from mine. Perfect! We hit it off straight away, and we booked everything in on the spot. This was going to be a very relaxed day…with a twist though…

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The Royal Wedding

The bridal preparations were broken up into chunks, whilst the girls filled their glasses with Champagne and watched Megan & Harry’s Royal Wedding on the TV. I was still trying to be a Fishermans Retreat Wedding Photographer, and stay out of the way of the TV screen while they all gasped in sync at Tom Hardy and David Beckham

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Mr Wilson’s Second Liners

And here comes the twist! Just as the first dance was in full swing, the party was gate-crashed by the brilliant Mr Wilson’s Second Liners. Down the path they marched pumping out club anthems on brass instruments. The dance floor emptied, together with the DJ to watch these guys. If you have never seen them in action, you should watch them HERE. Then book them! They are simply incredible. I first met them at Sarah & Charlotte’s wedding a year or so back – and was wowed then too…

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Wedding photos in Manchester

Being a King Street Townhouse Wedding Photographer, you get immediate access to the city and it’s architecture in which to work. Just w a short walk around the side streets and photo opportunities galore jump out…if the weather is on your side! We were in early October, so not too chilly…but even so we had to work very quickly because of the timings for the day. As a King Street Townhouse photographer, I captured the bride and groom wedding photos in around 15 mins, so we could enjoy some ‘Prosecco Time’ back at the venue. I say we

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Party time at King Street Townhouse

Just before the cake cutting and first dance, I had a few minutes to grab some low light wedding photos of the bride and groom. Armed with a flashgun on a stick (almost literally!), i managed a handful of portraits of Ulin & Stephen…as their guests mingled around us heckling politely. It’s not always easy being a King Street Townhouse Wedding Photographer at times….  🙂

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King Street Townhouse Wedding Venue

From their website…

King Street Townhouse, located within the upper King Street Conservation Area of Manchester city centre, is an impressive Italian renaissance building, designed by local architect Edward Salomons and originally built in 1872 for the Manchester Salford Trustees Bank. Our intention was to respectfully expand on the allure and unique qualities of this historic building with our baby grand hotel providing the need for new contemporary accommodation in the area. 

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Historic Manchester Wedding Venue

I’m based in Manchester as a Manchester Wedding Photographer, and love photographing urban weddings, especially in the city centre. Great John Street Hotel Wedding Photography is one of those perfect call ups as a Manchester Wedding Photographer. Situated minutes away from Castlefield, just off Quay Street, a Great John Street Hotel wedding offers plenty of scope for the modern wedding photographer, in this historic Manchester wedding venue. From red brick walls, stunning modern architecture mingled amongst the original industrial revolution ‘metalwork’, parks and gardens, plus the fantastic Castlefield area, a Great John Street Hotel wedding is just brilliant.

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Great John Street Hotel Wedding Venue

From their website…

“Only a stone’s throw from Manchester’s most exclusive shopping areas, restaurants and theatres, this original Victorian school house has been transformed into a luxury townhouse hotel with unique, individually designed bedrooms and suites alongside stylish lounges, such as the ground floor Oyster Bar and the southfacing Rooftop Lounge and Playground.

Several areas are available for private hire from boardroom meetings, to birthday celebrations, client entertaining, seasonal celebrations and weddings.

Being madly eclectic Great John Street oozes individuality in design and experience”.

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Gibbon Bridge Winter Wedding – Gemma & Simon

Gibbon Bridge Winter Wedding

Highlights from Gemma & Simon’s winter wedding at this stunning Lancashire wedding venue

 

Gibbon Bridge Winter Wedding

Gemma booked me for her Gibbon Bridge Winter Wedding back in April 2018. I say Gemma, as we met at a wedding fair at Mitton Hall, organised by Little White Books. “Oh don’t worry about Simon, – if I like you, he will!” she exclaimed and booked me on the spot. Fast forward to December and I met Simon and his groomsmen on the day. And, true to form, he did…and me him! Phew! This was to be my first wedding shoot at a Gibbon Bridge Winter Wedding, and what a tough shoot it threatened to be too.

I get asked all the time – “What if it rains on the wedding day…what do you do”? Well, this was December. It was dark, virtually all day. And it rained. All day….relentlessly. I quietly reworked the brief to suit the clients. I went ‘Old Skool’ and used a lot of flash on the day of this Gibbon Bridge Winter Wedding. Even in winter, everywhere seemed to just look dark and murky…so I lit what I could, on the fly wherever possible. And, I’m really pleased with this set of images. Nothing is missing, the whole story is told, from Bride & Groom preparations up to the first dance.

So…the answer to what do I do when it rains, and we cannot even get out of the venue for a few minutes photographs, is…I do this…

 

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Winter Weddings at Gibbon Bridge

I met Simon and the groomsmen at our prearranged time…in the bar, obviously! I had a few minutes with the lads as they got ready, then I was back into bride prep…the schedule was a bight tight, but we managed everything ok. Winter weddings at Gibbon Bridge are really well organised, with just enough separation geographically between the ‘lads’ and the ‘lasses’ – so I could get around quickly and easily. I still had to use off-camera flash as the rooms was dark, and I wanted this wedding to look bright and airy…the total opposite to what was going on outside…

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The Orangery at Gibbon Bridge

In winter, wedding ceremonies take place in the Orangery. The room was beautifully decorated – not overdone, but classy, with a lovely Christmas tree to one side. Malcolm was the registrar, a chap I’ve worked with a lot over the years, so he was very relaxed about what I could do. I opted for no flash during the ceremony as the light was picking up, as was the pace of the rain! I left the multi coloured up lighters to do their thing and let the colour balance of the daylight outside remain a cold blue for effect.

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Wedding Photos at a Gibbon Bridge Winter Wedding

Since we couldn’t venture outside, we opted to set up a small traveling studio…well, a studio flash head on a lighting stand. This simple lighting setup allowed me to work quickly and effectively, shooting on manual and adjusting settings as we went. No pressure then! The studio light actually added another dynamic to the day, and gave me an overall ‘clean’ look to the images. Even the family group photos were quick and painless, just like a Spring overcast day would be…erm… 🙁

We quickly photographed a collection of couple photos, and with the help of a couple of ushers, the family group photos took around fifteen minutes too.

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Wedding Speeches at Gibbon Bridge

The wedding speeches were brilliant fun, a proper roller coaster of heartfelt comments and mickey taking. Simon paid me an inverse compliment afterwards, wondering where I’d been during the speeches as he thought I’d missed them! Fat Ninja 1-0 Simon. With the toasts finished, and everyone relaxing for an hour or so, we were off into the cake cutting and some dancing. But first, we noticed it had actually STOPPED raining! Gemma had a seen an image on the internet and could I match it? That was the challenge. I won’t name the photographer but I quickly set up outside on the bandstand and the couiple joined me for five minutes. I really don’t normally do shots like the bandstand image – it’s just not really my style, but a challenge is a challenge. Nailed it second shot (he hinted…) after tweaking the settings via remote control. One happy bride, one chuffed photographer at this Gibbon Bridge Winter Wedding!

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Manchester Wedding Photographer – Best Of 2018

Some of my favourite images from the 50 weddings photographed this year.

Thank you to all my clients for making this a brilliant year. Bring on 2019!!

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bridesmaids walking to church in edale taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson classic mitton hall chandelier wedding photo taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson bride and groom in i do taxi at their manchester wedding taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson bridesmaid enjoying the speeches at bartle hall taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson excited bride arriving in her wedding car for her church wedding happy bride getting married at charnock farm groom fastening his father's tie at an eves hall wedding happy bride wedding photo at eaves hall bride reflected in a full length mirror beautiful moment captured at a mitton hall wedding taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson bride and groom laughing wedding photo taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson in grasmere cumbria bride and groom holf=ding hands at their grasmere wedding stunning bride photo at eaves hall taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson emotional bride at stanley house taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson wedding rings at a church wedding stylish best man speech wedding photo in a marquee taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson bride realises she's getting married in an hour taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson just married wedding photo at beeston manor taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson groom face palm at stirk house wedding taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson chinese wedding photo in knutsford taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson bride and groom wedding photo at charnock farm taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson chinese father of the bride getting ready stunning winter wedding photo taken at gibbon bridge by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson wedding dress reflected in a mirror at a haigh hall wedding taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson bride shadow on a blue wall at haigh hall taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson elopement wedding photo in the manchester rain taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson excited bride arrives in the rain for her bartle hall wedding taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson confetti throwing wedding photo in lancashire gender reveal photo at the wedding speeches at stanley house taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson excited bride photo dancing at her bartle hall wedding taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson groom and his son and best man share a beer in sale taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson forst dance wedding photo at the red hall ramsbottom bury taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson stunning wedding photo taken at stirk house by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson excited bride at a colshaw hall wedding taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson afro caribbean wedding at king street town house taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson wedding shoes photo taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson excited bridesmaids see the bride for the first time taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson manchester city centre wedding unique wedding photo at sandhole oak barn chinese bride at stirk house bridesmaids hugging outside church best man at king street town house bride and groom in the sun at the fisherman's retreat wedding dress at mitton hall confetti at mitton hall white hart lydgate wedding photo bride and groom wedding photo at eaves hall bride and groom photo at the deanwater classic wedding photo at beeston manor bride and groom portrait at stirk house groom portrait at beeston manor stunning sunny wedding photo at stirk house bride and groom kissing at abbeywood estate bride and her father at eaves hall young pageboy getting ready at stirk house best man comforts the groom stylish wedding photo at the spread eagle sawley stylish bride photo at stirk house first dance at beeston manor auntie hugs her neice at mitton hall pageboy playing peek-a-boo shankly hotel wedding photo taken by manchester wedding photographer mick cookson groomsmen standing outside church bride listening to her father's speech at a wedding at sandhole oak barn funky wedding shoes bride and groom wedding photo at sandhole oak barn confetti at a thornton manor wedding emotional mother of the bride at a wedding chinese bride at stirk house classic bride photo at haigh hall happy bride at mitton hall bride and groom having fun in grasmere bride photo at the spread eagle sawley stirk house wedding photos chinese wedding at stirk house happy bridesmaids stirk house sunset wedding photo happy bride and groom at hyde bank farm stylish bride and groom photo at the deanwater hotel

What a year 2018 has been as a Manchester Wedding Photographer. I have photographed weddings at some of the very best venues in Manchester, Lancashire, the Ribble Valley and Cheshire. I’ve been an Elopement Photographer Manchester, a King Street Townhouse Wedding Photographer, a Stirk House Wedding Photographer, Eaves Hall Wedding Photographer, Mitton Hall Wedding Photographer, Shankly Hotel and Charnock Farm Wedding Photographer, to name some of the diverse wedding venues I’ve had the privilege to take my Nikons to. Thanks again to all my clients for a brilliant (but hard working!) year in wedding photography. Onwards and upwards to 2019 & 2020 then…..cheers!