shona branigan photographer: Blog en-us (C) shona branigan photographer (shona branigan photographer) Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:41:00 GMT Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:41:00 GMT shona branigan photographer: Blog 120 120 St Andrews Church Corbridge and Shepherds Dene Lovely wedding at St Andrews Church, Corbridge with the reception at Shepherds Dene. 



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Intimate wedding slaley hall hotel  


Slaley Hall Hotel is a lovely venue for smaller weddings too where it is possible to use the older rooms of the original building.

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]]> (shona branigan photographer) slaley hall hotel intimate wedding slaley hall hotel wedding slaley hall hotel wedding photos" Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:24:27 GMT
Slaley Hall Hotel  

Lovely November wedding at Minsteracres and then reception at Slaley Hall Hotel.

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Langley Castle natural Wedding Photos

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Mother's day family portrait session Ask any Mum what she loves best, and she's bound to answer the way I do, seeing my kids happy is the best feeling in the world. So lets plan a get together of the whole family, have some fun in the sunshine and remind ourselves of what we love best. You can give this gift on Mother's day and it will stay valid until Mum's ready to use it. The gift includes all the good photos on CD too, to be kept forever.

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St Aiden's Church Bamburgh I have photographed a few times at St Aidens now and its always a delight to head up to Bamburgh. We are so lucky in Northumberland. Its a beautiful church with a fabulous long walk to the door. This couple had their Marquee in the field next to the church which was  astounding location and we were blessed with beautiful weather too. Pretty sunset and Bamburgh castle all lit up as I left after the first dance.



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wedding Ponteland Methodist Chapel  

A lot of excited anticipation for the arrival of the bride at Ponteland Methodist Chapel. Blending in with the guests and the atmosphere at the Chapel as everyone arrives and gets ready for the bride. I love this part of the day, it feels very special. It's also the time that I can get to know everyone as they arrive.

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Hexham Abbey Wedding  


Hexham Abbey is a beautiful building to be married in. It's right in the heart of Hexham. 

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St James Church Wedding Another lovely wedding at St James Church Riding Mill. There are different ways of exiting the church after the ceremony and meeting your guests. For this wedding the couple chose to come out and then walk around to the other church door where we could take a few quick photos and then go inside for some near the Alter. this gave the guests time to leave the church through the main door and they were ready with cheers and confetti when the couple emerged. Whichever wedding I am photographing I fit in with the plans of the bride and groom, and those conducting the ceremony, in this way it all goes smoothly and gently.



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St James Church Riding Mill Wedding Church weddings are a great opportunity for informal relaxed photos and I love the atmosphere of waiting at the church for the Bridal car to arrive. Coming out of the church after the ceremony is a lovely time for candid shots of the congratulations and everyone's best wishes. Just the time for the photography to be the quiet observer until when the buzz naturally dies down,then to do some quick groups at the church door.



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Hexham Registry office Wedding Hexham Registry Office uses the Queens Hall in Hexham for their ceremonies. It's a lovely light room with a rather beautiful tapestry. It's very easy to then cross the road to the Park opposite which is great all year round for photos.



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Newcastle upon Tyne Registry Office Wedding Newcastle upon Tyne registry office is right in the heart of the city, but you can still find some lovely trees and pretty light just outside. The reception was at the Biscuit factory in Newcastle an art gallery packed with beautiful pictures.



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Durham Registry office County Durham registry office is at Aykley Heads House a beautiful old building with lots of character. It's also painted a fantastic sunny yellow which gave it a tropical look for this summer wedding.



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Otterburn Castle  


I have photographed a number of times at St Mary the Virgin in Ponteland, it's a beautiful church with plenty of pretty garden space too. It was nice to be back for Lucy's wedding having photographed her sister a couple of years earlier at the same church.

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St Peters Church Newbrough  



Bright crisp winter light for this wedding at St Peters. Lovely church, and it snowed later too.

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Alnwick Garden Tree House  

Alnwick Garden Tree house, very romantic for weddings. I love photographing weddings here.

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South Causey Inn wedding Gorgeous autumn inspired colours for this wedding and we were rewarded with a beautiful bright Autumn sunshine too. Lots of natural photos flowing easily and without fuss.


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]]> (shona branigan photographer) autumn wedding colours south causey inn south causey inn wedding Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:03:00 GMT
Winter Gardens Hexham Vintage wedding The Winter Gardens in Hexham is a lovely space for your wedding whatever the theme. Lots of windows and natural light which I love, and plenty of freedom to make it your own.

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Duns Castle

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Jesmond Parish Church

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