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Hello my post this week is from a photo shoot i did a while back now, our Model Emma coming face to face for the first time with Rodrick the snake. I’m currently editing more from this shoot and will be posting them soon.

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Portrait Photography – Emma & Rodrick

Hello welcome to this post this week Theatre on the Steps BridgnorthElvis“. This is another show that was put on by Gordon Hendricks who is an Elvis ETA. Gordon has performed at the Steps for some years now, performing for two nights in early December, both night being totally different to each other. The Steps is a small theatre that holds a couple of hundred people which is a very nice and good atmosphere, its certainly a show to see. Below is a little info about the Theatre On The Steps, also some pictures of the performance from Gordon. Below is a link to the pictures of the show at Kings Hall Stoke.

To see the Kings Hall Spirit Of Elvis show click here

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The Theatre on the Steps in Bridgnorth came to existence in 1964 when the Congregational Chapel halfway down Stoneway Steps was bought by the local amateur dramatic society.

They converted it into a theatre in 1964 and since then it has undergone several stages of improvement.

The most notable during the last 10 years with the Balcony being restored and brought into use, the installation of central heating, new ladies toilets, a new bar and foyer area, new raked seating in the Stalls. During the summer of 2010 a new stage, fly gallery, sound and lighting systems were installed and the gents toilets were also refurbished.

The Theatre has 180 seats, 120 in the stalls and 60 in the Balcony, there are spectacular views from the Green room, over the Severn Valley covering the River Severn and Bridgnorths Low Town. The Councils  web cam for Bridgnorth is mounted on the theatre as it offers the best views of the valley.

 Hello and welcome to this post, Stourbridge Family portrait “Matt & Moher” it has been a few years ago now that i photographed Matt, Moher and little Micheal. I had some great feedback from this amazing shoot and as you can see from little Micheal’s face he had a great time too. you can see more from this familt portrait shoot if you click the link below.

http://markarmstrongphotography.co.uk/2015/03/baby-portrait-photography-michael/

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Stourbridge Family portrait “Matt & Moher”

 

 

Hi I’m just going through some of my pics and thought i would share a few of my favorites with you, starting off with a couple of portrait shoots that i have done in the past. This one is  Himley Hall Portrait Photographer-Leah which was shot back in our little summer that we had, it seems like ages ago. Leah is a beautiful young lady all the way from Nigeria and studying here in the UK.

A little about the portraits of Leah. This shot was taken at Himley Hall, back in the summer just as the sun was setting, so mostly using ambient light with just a little amount of fill light on camera left side.Himley Hall Portrait wedding PhotographerSo this one was taken on the hay fields by Summerhill school, in full daylight, i used a strobe light and a speedlight of camera to fill in the shadows to create this beautiful shot of LeahHimley Hall Portrait Photographer-Leah This shot was taken standing quite a distance from Leah and shooting through the flowers to create a little Bokeh which adds some interest to the photo.himley hall portraits on location

If you want to see more from Leah’s photo shoot please click here

Hello, welcome to this very different post this week, “The Spirit of ElvisGordon Hendricks, this is a concert that I had the pleasure of being Gordon’s official photographer for his show “The Spirit of Elvis” at the Kings Hall in Stoke. As far has concerts go this one was truly amazing, the stage was set with all the instruments the lights were just spectacular, from this moment on I knew that this show was with out doubt going to be the true “The Spirit of Elvis”. I have seen many live shows and a lot of them being by Gordon Hendricks but nothing like this, this show was just mind blowing the audience were blown away by the performance, the atmosphere was electric, that’s the only way it can be described.

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Photographing an artist who loves performing in front of thousands of fans is truly a photographers dream knowing that every shot you get is going to be a fantastic shot capturing the emotion of the performance and the atmosphere of the crowd which is clearly seen by everyone watching the performance, this is clearly “The Spirit of Elvis”

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Gordon performs all over the world America, Australia, Canada, Mexico and more, but you can see his performances all over the UK. You can find more out about Gordon Hendricks and his shows and Facebook page

As well as photographing concerts I’m also a wedding and portrait photographer to view my other photography please click here

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Hello, I would just like to share with you this little post, Birmingham Portrait Photography Millie this location was just outside Birmingham New Street Station, as you can see by the coat Millie is wearing it’s cold, well actually it was freezing , It was around 5 o’clock at this point so we used some nice off camera flash to light Millie . I will be adding some more images from this shoot at Birmingham New Street very soon. Thanks for taking your time to look at my website.

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Birmingham Portrait Photography Millie

Hello, welcome to this post, I have called this “Beautiful Autumn weddings ” Katie and Ashley,  but don’t get excited their wasn’t much talk about getting married, well not by Ashley any way even though Katie had got some ideas already,  I had been asked by my Ashley if he and his girlfriend could have a photo shoot on location some where like at Himley Hall where the grounds are just beautiful, the plants and trees also being at their best. The photo shoot had been cancelled a few times before as other things got in the way or it poured with rain. This now brings us to the Autumn but not all is lost, we set out to go to Himley Hall thinking its just a great location we would get some amazing images with the beautiful Autumn trees, the change in colours and the falling leaves. We got to Himley Hall and once again couldn’t do the photo shoot as we couldn’t see any trees through the thick fog.

beautiful autumn weddings katie and ashleykidderminster wedding photographerAs Himley Hall was too thick with fog to do the photo shoot we headed off to Broadwaters which is near Kidderminster where we took some amazing shots with the Autumn trees and falling leaves, I have past this location so many time and just keep thinking this would make some beautiful photos.

The picture above shows the Beautiful Autumn trees with Katie and Ashley

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katie ash kiddy copyThe picture above shows the thick fog but also adds a nice Autumn touch to the feel of the scene

I will be posting more pictures of this “Beautiful Autumn weddings” Katie and Ashley very soon. Thank you for taking your time to look at this post.

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Swinfen Hall hotel Wedding Katie-Gareth

Hello, welcome to this post of Katie and Gareth. I had a great day shooting the wedding of Katie and Gareth at Swinfen Hall Hotel. I would like to share with you just a few photo’s of the day on my blog. I will be posting a lot more very soon. This is truly an amazing place for a wedding venue both inside and out. Thank you for your interest in this post.

To see the full wedding click HERE

West Midlands wedding photographer photographing wedding and events also in Worcester, Wolverhampton, Codsall, Halesowen and Kinver. Swinfen Hall hotel Wedding Katie-Gareth

 

Hello, I would like to share with this post Sherbourne Park Wedding – Julia & Andy a beautiful wedding that I had the pleasure of being apart of, Sherourne park is an amazing venue. The grounds are just perfect for wedding photography. I was quite looking forward to this wedding as it was going to be an out door ceremony which as the time drew closer the sky was looking very promising. Unfortunately just before the bride turned up the heavens opened and as a result the out door ceremony turned out to be an indoor one. The Ceremony was about to begin with all the guests now much closer to the action, the groom took his place ready for his bride to be to enter. this was truly one amazing ceremony filled full of joy, excitement and emotion. Everyone before the ceremony couldn’t believe the weather and were to say the least gutted, but after this ceremony took place it was not even a second thought.

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sherbourne park wedding julia andySherbourne Park is an impressive Grade II listed Georgian house set on an estate between Warwick and Stratford upon Avon. Its location in central England and with easy access to the M40 makes the house a convenient and elegant Wedding Venue, gathering of friends, family, corporate entertainment or entertaining work colleagues.

Sherbourne Park lies 3 miles to the west of the ancient town of Warwick on the banks of the River Avon between the hamlet of Sherbourne and village of Barford. It is approached by a long private drive through parkland. Junction 15 of the M40 is 1 mile away.

The Estate has been held in the Ryland family for the past two centuries and is run by Robin and Lucy Smith-Ryland as a Wedding and Corporate venue alongside an agricultural and sporting enterprise including the River Avon and woodland.

Sherbourne Park Wedding – Julia & Andy

Swinfen Hall Hotel Wedding photographer

I have had the pleasure of being able to shoot a wedding at the Swinfen Hall Hotel. Swinfen Hall is an 18th-century country mansion house, now converted into an hotel, situated at Swinfen, in the Lichfield District of Staffordshire in England. It is a Grade II* listed building. the grounds to Swinfen Hall are quite simly beautiful, inside the Swinfen Hall is even more exciting so many places to shoot some amazing portraits. As a wedding photographer i can recommend Swinfen Hall Hotel to any bride and groom.

Swinfen Hall Hotel Wedding Photographer Mark Armstrong