Hannah Brooke

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Top Tips for Planning an Outdoor Wedding

I feel so honoured when a couple chooses me to capture one of their biggest life milestones, and just love being there to witness the day. One of my favourite things to shoot is an outdoor wedding – there's so much space, you’ve got complete style...

My favourite part(s) of photographing your wedding day and why!

This is one of the questions I get asked a lot – what’s my favourite part of the wedding day? And that’s the hardest question to answer because I simply love to immerse myself in it all. So, whilst I can’t commit to just one favourite bit, I...

Wedding photography: My style and approach

I get asked all the time how I’d describe my style of wedding photography. And I think it's important that when you're choosing your wedding photographer you have an idea of whether you want someone more candid or formal, who photographs in a light...
Why you should have an at-home Newborn shoot!

Why you should have an at-home Newborn shoot!

I don’t have many regrets in life….but one thing I do bitterly regret is not having professional photos of my eldest when he was a newborn. I wasn’t a professional photographer then, and whilst I took thousands of snaps of him on my phone, I hardly have ANY of me and...

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This is Motherhood: Char

This is Motherhood: Char

Char and I go way back over 10 years. We worked together for 8 of those years, and in the midst of that were both pregnant with our first babies at the same time. Although returning to work wasn't what either of us hoped it would be, our friendship survived and we...

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This is Motherhood: Laura

This is Motherhood: Laura

Laura and I met through a local networking group for creatives, connected on Instagram and I was really interested to hear more about her business, and how she is finding life as a Mummy. Here's her story: What's the best thing about being a mother? When I gave birth...

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My 365 project: The Oct / Nov edit

My 365 project: The Oct / Nov edit

Can I be perfectly honest? I'm finding it hard to remember to take a photo every single day. Me, a photographer as well! Some days I take loads, and others I'm struggling for inspiration, or I just get so busy that I forget. I think that's just me though - some days I...

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This is Motherhood: Lisa

This is Motherhood: Lisa

Lisa and I first met in pregnancy yoga, when our baby girls were the size of small items of fruit. We were due months apart so didn't see each other for a while but Lisa's partner is also a photographer, and so we crossed paths once again with our babies now proper...

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​This is Motherhood: Tamsin

​This is Motherhood: Tamsin

When I started this project, I hoped I'd find loads of different people wanting to join in, and I hoped that people didn't think I was only looking for people with huge Instagram followings. The truth is, I'm fascinated by people's stories and finding out...

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Hello September #365 project

Hello September #365 project

I blummin' LOVE Autumn, so welcomed September with open arms. What this project has made me realise is that I spend a LOT of time outdoors. It's part of who I am, I need regular outside exercise and lots of vitamin D or I start to go a bit crazy! So here's my offering...

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A Spring Wedding at Bowcliffe Hall

A Spring Wedding at Bowcliffe Hall

Bowcliffe Hall is a stunning Grade II listed building just off the A1 near Wetherby, West Yorkshire. Handily, this is just down the road from me! If you want a beautiful but quirky venue then Bowcliffe is your place. The venue offers full exclusivity and complete...

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This is Motherhood: Becka

This is Motherhood: Becka

Becka and I have been connected on Instagram for a while, and this was one of those "Yay, we met IRL" (in real life!) moments! Turns out we had more in common than we realised - similar outlook on life, son's the same age, both of have strong minded girls as our...

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Summer holiday survival! (August 365 project!)

Summer holiday survival! (August 365 project!)

So the summer holidays came and went in the blink of an eye! I'm not gonna lie, I was more than a little bit nervous before the summer holidays started. With my eldest completing his first year in reception, this was our first proper summer holidays and 6 weeks felt...

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This is Motherhood: Ruth

This is Motherhood: Ruth

I spent a beautiful, sunny couple of hours exploring and adventuring around Harrogate's Valley Gardens in August with Ruth and her 2 year old son. Ruth talks about career changes and dealing with the heartbreak of miscarriage in her blog. Here is Ruth's story: I’m...

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July and the Summer hols

July and the Summer hols

Well..July was BUSY! It's a busy time of year with the day job, and I kicked the month of with trips to London, Birmimgham and Manchester, which obviously I really enjoy as I get a date night with my blummin' awesome hubby in London where we actually get to converse...

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