Mitton Hall Wedding Photographer – Faith & Paul

Mitton Hall Wedding Photographer – Faith & Paul

Mitton Hall Wedding – Faith & Paul

 

Highlights from Faith & Paul’s winter wedding at this stunning wedding venue

 

Mitton Hall Wedding

Faith & Paul booked me as their Mitton Hall Wedding Photographer via a friend’s recommendation. Their wedding was to be in February, a proper Winter Wedding! I really enjoy winter weddings, and the technical challenges they bring. I am a low light specialist, shooting unobtrusively on very expensive lenses without resorting to firing flash all day. So…well suited to the dark oak panelled walls of Mitton Hall. No, the flashguns could be kept in the bag for a handful of stylish portraits later in the day. I was really looking forward to being their Mitton Hall Wedding Photographer in February, as Mitton Hall is one of my favourite venues to work at.

Here are some of the highlights from Faith & Paul’s brilliant winter wedding with my being their Mitton Hall Wedding Photographer.

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Mitton Hall Getting Ready Photos

During Faith’s bridal preparations, Paul and Best Man quietly sneaked in to the Bridal Suite to get ready. I joined them for around 15 mins for a few live, unstaged getting ready photos. Unlike the ladies, the lads take about ten minutes to get dressed and venture off to greet the guests’ arrival (near the bar area obviously!)

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Mitton Hall Wedding Ceremony

As the clock slowly edged towards ceremony time, Faith was ready! Ready to meet an emotional mum and dad too, as they popped in to see their daughter in her stunning wedding dress from Fairytale Brides in Manchester. By now the excitement and emotions were running high, so I left the girls to it and joined the wedding guests downstairs.

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Walking Down The Aisle at a Mitton Hall Wedding

On cue, and perfectly on time, Faith and her bridesmaids emerged from the Hall, flanked by proud dad Malcolm. They walked slowly towards the rear of the conservatory, ready to walk down the aisle. My brief from Faith, as their Mitton Hall Wedding Photographer, was to get a great shot of her walking down the aisle. Plus a great reaction shot of Paul watching her. Hmmm…ok then…

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Wedding Photos at Mitton Hall

After the ceremony, we were off outside to brave the confetti run. I love the confetti throwing, the buzz and vibe of the shots just scream ‘wedding’. Afterwards, the three of went down into the gardens for a few Couple photos – classic unposed wedding photos from Mitton Hall.

The light was gorgeous, and with very minimal direction, we got a brilliant set of wedding photos in the bag, in around 15 minutes too!

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Speeches at a Mitton Hall Wedding

SAfter the couples portraits, plus a good time for mingling with the wedding guests, it was time to head inside for the speeches. As the guests made their way, we hung back for a couple of minutes’ portrait shooting. I say portrait…more of a laugh really…!!

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Falcon Manor Wedding Photographer  – Showcase

Falcon Manor Wedding Photographer – Showcase

Falcon Manor Wedding Showcase

 

Highlights from weddings and styled shoots at Falcon Manor

 

Falcon Manor Wedding Photographer

I’ve been a Falcon Manor Wedding photographer a handful of times now and have photographed a beautiful Falcon Manor Wedding at Christmas, plus another Falcon Manor Wedding in the Spring. Plus I have also photographed a beautiful Falcon Manor Wedding based styled shoot for Little White Books wedding planning magazine. This was for their front cover. You can read more about the shoot HERE .

For now though, here is the front cover of the magazine…

 

 

Here then, are a collection of images from taken at a Falcon Manor Wedding, to show how I work in my natural story-telling style at a Falcon Manor Wedding.

 

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Falcon Manor Wedding Venue

Falcon Manor is stunning wedding venue, set up in Settle, on the border of Lancashire and North Yorkshire. Their website describes the venue as such –

“Falcon Manor as we know it today was built in 1841 for the Reverend Swale with money provided by his two grandmothers. They were anxious to create a property that was befitting his status in the local community. And they certainly achieved what they set out to do. They also donated £500 toward the cost of building the new Settle church on the basis that their grandson could be the first incumbent. They certainly had plans for their grandson!

It was originally named Ingfield Hall, after the field in which it was built. But no one is absolutely sure when the name was changed to the altogether more imaginative and evocative Falcon Manor. Guesses are it wasn’t until after 1921. So it’s been the Falcon Manor for a good few years and that’s what we’ll be calling it for a good few years to come.

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James Places Weddings

The James’ Places Group bought the hotel in 2014 and undertook a full refurbishment program. This saw the fabulous original features exposed and restored once more. These features are complimented by wonderful wallpapers and soft furnishings, plus furniture and accessories all in our own unique style.

We hope you’ll agree the finished result is both dramatic and romantic and really quite beautiful to behold. Much like it’s architects and builders intended it to be. With interesting menus from a brigade of talented chefs, thoughtful wine lists and friendly, and an unstuffy service from a great front of house team. The reborn Falcon Manor aims to be something truly special…”

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Winter Wedding Venue

Samantha & Jason were married just after Christmas, in the depths of the North Yorkshire snow. Theirs was a briilliant, intimate wedding – with a great atmosphere and some emotionally-charged speeches to boot. We ventured out for around 15 mins to grab some family group images at their Falcon Manor Wedding. This is a documentary shot of them making their way back in to the venue for a warm next to the roaring log fire…

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Falcon Manor Wedding Photography

As you can see I capture your Falcon Manor Wedding in my natural documentary style, but with added production values to my work. All the time though, I leave you to enjoy your day with your wedding guests while I quietly blend in. For most of your Falcon Manor Wedding – you won’t even know I’m there!

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Marquee Wedding Photographer – Katie & Sam

Marquee Wedding Photographer – Katie & Sam

Marquee Wedding Photographer

 

Highlights from Katie & Sam’s brilliant Marquee wedding in the Peak District

 

Marquee Wedding Photographer

Katie & Sam commissioned me to be their Marquee Wedding Photographer for their big day last Summer. Theirs was to be a a ‘Proper English Village’ wedding, with a ceremony at church, followed by a stunning Marquee wedding at Sam’s parents’ home. Based in Edale, Sam’s father is the local minister too, so was officiating the ceremony! Edale is a beautiful village, aboiut an hour or so from Manchester, in the heart of the Peak District and a stunning location to work in. Katie and the girls were getting ready two minutes’ walk away from Edale Church itself – no wedding transport required…well, maybe later. My day as a marquee wedding photographer was going to be a brilliant one, I could tell. Here are some highlights from the day.

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Wedding flowers in the Peak District

Local florists The Floral Collection supplied the stunning hand-tied bouquets for Katie and the bridesmaids. They were truly stunning to photograph as a marquee wedding photographer – I used an old leather chair to contrast the textures of the flowers and the background. As the morning ticked on, the excitement was beginning to rise. More and more friends arrived at the house to get ready for the wedding, and the music got louder competing with the hair dryers too.

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Recommended Wedding Videographers

I captured Katie & Sam’s wedding alongside Brendon & Rick from Brighthand Productions. I’ve worked with them a few times, and it’s always a pleasure. These guys produce top quality wedding videos and work in a similar style to me as a marquee wedding photographer, because they are also unobtrusive and love capturing documentary-style moments. Worth checking out if you’re looking for a videography for your wedding.

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Unique Wedding Transport

I did mention that no wedding transport was required, however…the locals had got together with a surprise for Katie & Sam. A  converted tractor trailer, complete with sofa and balloons awaited them outside church, for the half-mile journey back to the house and the marquee. Perfect!

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Bespoke Wedding Planner

The whole day was expertly planned by Helen from With Helen Davies – a luxury professional wedding planner in high demand. Helen was Sarah Beeny’s in-house wedding planner at Rise Hall for several years before flying solo. I can thoroughly recommend Helen – great fun, motivated and relaxed in her approach to the day. Everything was running like clockwork, making my day as a marquee wedding photographer that bit easier. If you need a wedding planner – give her a call!

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Wedding Photos at Home

With the marquee in place, we spent a few minutes photographing some natural couple portraits in Sam’s mum’s garden. “Ask Mick to get some lovely shots of my flowers would you Sam!” Mum is very proud of here garden, and with good reason. It IS stunning! As the prosecco was pouring and the guests were enjoying the day, my time as a marquee wedding photographer meant I was in my element. I really love marquee weddings, whatever the weather. Yes, I have photographed a stunning Tipi wedding in February in North Lancashire – see Alex & Daniel’s wedding HERE with their marquee on mum’s neighbours’ field.

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Peak District Wedding Band

After the brilliant and funny speeches, it was time for the party to begin. The sun was still up so I opted to travel light as a marquee wedding photographer for the first dance onwards. I balanced the existing daylight with a little fill in flash as top wedding and events band We Have You Covered hit the floor running so to speak. The dance floor filled instantly as soon as the first dance was finishing. This was going to be a raucous evening. Sadly I had to leave to travel to another wedding, so I left the guests dancing to ‘Mr Brightside’. Thank you for inviting me to be your marquee wedding photographer guys.

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Stirk House Wedding Photographer – Mick Cookson

Stirk House Wedding Photographer – Mick Cookson

 

Stirk House Wedding Photographer

Highlights from some

awesome weddings taken

at this stunning venue

 

 

Stirk House Wedding Photographer

I am a Stirk House Wedding Photographer, and officially proud to be one of their recommended wedding suppliers. I have photographed a few weddings at Stirk House, with one couple flying in from Brunei to be married, whilst my other clients were more ‘local’.

Stirk House is a stunning wedding venue up in Gisburn, just north of Clitheroe. Their website describes the venue as:

“With ivy clad walls standing for nearly 400 years and a crackling fireplace welcoming guests since 1933, Stirk House offers contemporary luxury in truly historic surroundings. Family owned and run, we are passionate about supporting the local community, protecting our stunning surroundings and exceeding customer expectations with little added touches of luxury…”

 

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Weddings at Stirk House

With my natural style of documentary wedding photography, I tell the story of your day as a Stirk House Wedding Photographer. From preparations to the first dance and beyond, my wedding collections are focused on the happiness and joy of the day, and the people featured.  I was a Stirk House Wedding Photographer for Lauren & Gary recently, so you can see what I mean HERE

Stirk House has a charm all of it’s own. It looks quite small from the front, but it a Wedding Tardis! Once inside, the venue opens up with several rooms, lounge areas plus the stunning ceremony and reception rooms. The function Room alone can hold up to 250 guests!

 

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Award-winning Wedding Venue

Stirk House is also award-winning. The venue has won numerous awards over the years, and recently the Great Northern Wedding Awards ‘Best Wedding Venue: Hotel’ I won Best Male Wedding Photographer in 2015, 2017&18 too! I love working as a Stirk House Wedding Photographer – the day is run like clockwork, but so relaxed nobody notices (not even me!) The Legendary Dave is front of house and his unique style brings him fans from all around the wedding Industry. Danielle and the team also do a sterling job of keeping us all on track. I’ve never heard any complaints from any guests about a Stirk House Wedding.

 

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Recommended Wedding Venue

Being a Stirk House Wedding Photographer, Stirk House is one of the most sought-after wedding venues in and around the Ribble Valley. It is a firm favourite too with wedding suppliers as we all have the same things to say about the venue and the staff….awesome. And that makes it a a recommended wedding venue from us.

 

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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…

 

little white books cover by mick cookson

 

 

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

 

 

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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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