A Wedding at the York Hospitium

It’s been a busy few months for us at Joel Smith Photographer. The Summer season has been, thus far, very kind and blessed us all with clear skies, golden light and soaring temperatures. And so, like any wedding photographer would, we’ve been relishing the gorgeous weather and thoroughly enjoying working in it. One of our favourite Weddings in the recent months was John and Debbie Logan’s. It took place at the York Hospitium in the Museum Gardens which served as a beautiful backdrop to the endearing couple.   Bride Getting ready and guests arriving The day started at the Marmadukes Hotel …

A Wedding at the Churchill Hotel

Just as spring began to appear through the fading shadow of winter, pervading it’s warming light across the frosted scene of a cold seasons ground, we we’re settling in with Bride and Groom to be Ben and Kirsty. It was a complete pleasure joining them and their loved ones for a day of wedding photography. Benn was dressed to the nines in ceremonial uniform, and Kirsty, of course, looked beautiful in her wedding dress. The majority of the day was spent in the Churchill Hotel, which provided a beautiful back drop to this, already, picturesque couple. Bride getting ready The day …

A wedding in Pateley

We’ve had some seriously hot weddings over the past few months. The good-looking couples and ambrosial guests have provided us with material for some of our finest work, they have our sincerest gratitude. One in particular was a recent Wedding in Pateley of Adam and Jo Keady. It was a fantastic day and all who were there to enjoy it were on perfect form. Take a look for yourselves. Getting ready and Guests arriving We started in the mid-morning with a beautiful view of the country purlieus. I was charmingly greeted by the Bride to be and her Bridesmaids, Groom …

A wedding at Sandburn Hall

We had the absolute honor and privilege of shooting Dean and Sarah Kirby’s Wedding at Sandburn hall this month. They’re one mighty fine couple, and were nothing but a pleasure to work with. So, today, I would like to share with you a few photos and a little bit of commentary on their wedding at Sandburn Hall. Guests arriving One thing to be said when shooting a Wedding at Sandburn Hall is that you can always rely on excellent window light. The guest started to arrive through the main entrance and we’re instantly illuminated be the pale natural light the …