Category: Hospitality

portrait of sommelier at the vices luxury hotel in York

Hotel photography – The Vices

I’ve loved working on this hotel photography commission for new hospitality brand The Vices in York.  The independent hotel is due to open later in 2021 and so to have been involved from the concept and development stages is such a privilege.  The Vices will feature just a handful of stylishly designed suites for a

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wooden bowl full of bettys fat rascals held by shop assistant

Photography for Bettys – The Fat Rascal

As Bettys pips past it’s 100th birthday I thought it would be a great opportunity to share some images of one of their best loved bakery products – the Fat Rascal.  It has been such a privilege working with Bettys over the last 2 years.  I’ve loved the diversity of the commissions which have covered

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outdoor infinity pool with views of estate at the coniston hotel in north yorkshire

Spa photography for The Coniston Hotel

The commission for spa photography was undertaken as part of a 3 day branding shoot for the hotel and estate.  The Coniston Hotel is situated in stunning countryside in North Yorkshire near to Skipton.  The Spa is stunning and has breathtaking views across the estate lake and grounds.   Photography started with photography of interior rooms

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branding photography for mobile wine bar

Location Branding Photography – mobile bar launch

LOCATION BRANDING PHOTOGRAPHY LIQUID LIBERATION MOBILE BAR It’s always great when businesses are proactive about photography opportunities.  My client Liquid Liberation are a great example of this and spotted an opportunity for a location branding shoot at a planned event at The Shambles Food Court in York.  The company were launching their new mobile bar

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close up aerial photograph of vegetarian sharing board for CGC Caterers

Food photography – CGC Events at The Hepworth

NATURAL LIGHT FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY CGC EVENTS AT THE HEPWORTH CGC Event Caterers recently commissioned me to undertake a natural light food photography shoot of the newly launched cafe menu at The Hepworth in Wakefield.  CGC are long established catering company with an impressive client list including York Racecourse.  The Hepworth is a recent addition to

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drinks photography showing gin flight at pairings wine bar in york

Drinks Photography – Pairings in York

DRINKS PHOTOGRAPHY Pairings in York This was another fantastic commission undertaking drinks photography for the Pairings in York.  This was my third shoot for the wine bar and it was great to add more work to their portfolio of images for website, social media and general marketing. The brief was to capture a fresh interior of the wine bar and then focus

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Holiday Cottage Photography – North Yorkshire

HOLIDAY COTTAGE PHOTOGRAPHY North Yorkshire I was recently commissioned to undertake some holiday cottage photography for an exciting new website re-brand.  The photography was for luxury holiday property Cherrygarth Cottages which is located near to Castle Howard in North Yorkshire.  It was wonderful to be working alongside a brilliant team with Nima Consultancy managing the

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Dine Catering – Christmas Ambassadors’ Dinner in Leeds

DINE CATERING Christmas Ambassadors’ Dinner in Leeds I have worked with Dine Catering on several occasions in wedding world so it was lovely to be commissioned to photograph their Christmas Ambassadors’ Dinner last week.  The dinner was hosted in the beautiful Mansion in Roundhay Park in Leeds where Dine are based. The photography brief was

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Website photography York – Pairings Wine Bar

WEBSITE PHOTOGRAPHY YORK Pairings Wine Bar   It’s always a buzz when I get to see the launch of a lovely new website that features my images.  Pairings is a gem of a wine bar situated on Castlegate in central York.  I was commissioned to capture images to support the new Pairings website and also

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exterior view of the rattle owl restaurant york

Restaurant Photography: The Rattle Owl in York

Restaurant photography commissions are always a dream for me as they really enable me to combine my two favourite photography styles.  Firstly, documentary photography to capture a sense of staff and the kitchen in action.  Secondly, beautiful editorial style images of details including food, interiors and decor.  These two elements combine wonderfully to support branding

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Boutique hotel photography: North Star Club

So August was quite a momentous month as it saw me reach the big 40 landmark!  A highlight of my celebrations was a stay at the new North Star Club near Beverley in Yorkshire.  Launched by the owners of Jollydays Glamping near York, the North Star club takes woodland lodges to a whole new level. 

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period wooden door at boutique hotel grays court in York

York Commercial Photography: Grays Court Interiors Part II

YORK COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Grays Court Interiors Shoot Another fantastic shoot for boutique hotel Grays Court in central York.  Adding some further bedrooms to their image portfolio along with the Sterne Room and decor details.  Bringing a fresh modern feel that highlights the period features of the property. More images and information for hospitality photography for

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cumberland suite bedroom at grays court boutique hotel in york

Commercial Photography York: Grays Court Boutique Interiors

So lovely to be back shooting interiors for beautiful boutique hotel Grays Court.  It’s such a hidden gem of a venue – tucked away behind the Minster in central York.  Lovingly restored with a stylish decor that compliments original features perfectly.  The shoot covered interiors photography for bedrooms, bathrooms with a good focus on period

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Editorial Photography: Dales Life Magazine

Swinton Park is one of my favourite Yorkshire hotels so I was thrilled to be commissioned by Dales Life Magazine to do a shoot for the Winter Issue at the Swinton Cookery School.  The shoot documented Chef Director Stephen Bulmer leading the ‘Ultimate Sunday Lunch’ course. The full feature can be found on the online

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grays court boutique hotel in York photographed by Olivia Brabbs

Commercial Photography York: Grays Court Hotel

Grays Court is one of York’s hidden gems and I love hearing people’s reactions after they’ve discovered it for the first time.  The garden is just gorgeous with amazing views of York Minster.  Inside, the boutique interiors combine sympathetically with the building’s history and heritage.  I’ve photographed some weddings there as well as used it

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north star club luxury woodland retreat holidays - business card with branding

North Star Club – luxury interiors & lifestyle photography

There’s an exciting new Yorkshire launch on the horizon and I’m so delighted to have been commissioned to help with the photography.  The owners of Jollydays which was the original (and many would say best!) glamping site in the UK are set to launch The North Star Club this summer.  It will feature luxury cabins

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