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Christina – Editorial and Portfolio Shoot in the city of York

Two weeks ago I was asked to shoot a portfolio update for a model in Manchester. We had a chat via email and after seeing her other images, I jumped at the chance and we very quickly arranged a suitable date and location. We agreed to meet in the middle and York was decided on as its really the perfect place to go for an outdoor editorial style shoot with it’s amazing locations and historic backdrops. On the day, we took a stroll down towards the famous River Ouse that cuts through the center of York City. After a quick chat to get to know one another slightly better and to relax and soak in the location, we started shooting. After about 5 shots, we captured this, pure natural light, no lights or even reflectors, just the sun and shade: We must have spent about 45 minutes there before heading…

Leila – Prom Shoot from 2017

Its seems that time of year has come around again…Prom Night, one of the most important nights of your life.  With several bookings already made this year, its going to be busy but I wanted to take a moment to share some images that I shot last year, just to get you in the mood. Taken in the grounds the the beautiful Aldwark Manor Hotel in York, UK, these are all natural light images: Although this was not specifically a Prom-Night shoot, the images, styling and location are the same. Leila wanted some Prom Style images for herself and although we initially only planned for a couple of hours, we got so carried away, we spent nearly 8 crazy hours shooting…! With some amazing locations in the grounds of the hotel we were spoiled for choice. This one above was shot in front of a Weeping Willow, with Lei sat…