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There is always a story to be told here at Joe Laws Photography, whether it be from the people we photograph, awards won or even just the events of the week! 

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talent spotting

talent spotting

Talent SpottingOne of my greatest strengths as a professional is that I have always been good at talent spotting. In my career as a judo coach as well as in the world of photography.  I shot a set of images for the wonderful Elena Davidson for her Dance and...

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An Engagement photoshoot Surprise

An Engagement photoshoot Surprise

A special engagement photoshootEngagement photoshoots are quite common, couples get engaged and then come for a photoshoot to document it after the event. But what a pleasant surprise I got when Dan called me to book a 1950’s Photo Shoot, But this wasn’t going to be...

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This Week at Joe Laws Photography

This week at Joe Laws PhotographyHi Folks, Welcome to my what’s going on this week at Joe Laws Photography. I want this to become an interesting weekly topic for you, allowing you to look inside my world and what is coming up and what we have achieved During the week....

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A Splash of Colour

A Splash of Colour

A Splash of ColourOur first creative session of the year was on a dark and gloomy day in January and I thought if we can’t brighten up what’s outside then let us brighten the studio up with a splash of colour. So I had this roll of yellow background paper and we also...

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A ‘BUMP’er Christmas

A ‘BUMP’er Christmas

A 'BUMP'ER CHRISTMASCapturing Images of People is something that has always inspired me. People of all shapes and sizes are something that has always excited me and capturing special moments is something that me and my customers love. For me, photography is all about...

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Horton Grange Wedding

Horton Grange Wedding

HORTON GRANGE WEDDINGWeddings are such a special occassion aren't they? Even more special at the moment with all that has been going on around the world over the last 18 months. Weddings have been postponed, cancelled and covered in a cloud of uncertainty for far too...

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Putting your Best foot Forward with Libby smith

Putting your Best foot Forward with Libby smith

Putting your best foot forward with Libby SmithWe always love having Libby in the studio. We recently invited her into the studio to shoot some test shots with my two new backdrops. Libby is an extremely talented dancer and danced at Elaine Melbourne's s Performing...

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Rebecca Gormley and the Gold Medal

Rebecca Gormley and the Gold Medal

Rebecca Gormley and the Gold MedalIt has been lovely to have Rebecca Gormley back in the studio in recent weeks. It’s always great working with Rebecca, she is a close friend of us here at Joe Laws Photography and we have together created some great imagery and...

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Golden Eagles

Golden Eagles

GOLDEN EAGLES, MONGOLIA & BIG DREAMSI was recently commissioned to shoot a set of images for my friend John Kirtley who owns Riverside Falconry at Newburn. John is associated with Blue Wolf Travel and Altai Falconry who are based in Mongolia. John wants to...

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New Dresses

New Dresses

New Dresses for a New YearSo strictly it isn't New Year but here at Joe Laws Photography, Sunday 11th April will feel like New Years Eve. We are so excited to announce that we will be opening up on the 12th of April and more to the point we are so excited to be able...

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Miss Universe GB – Jade

Miss Universe GB – Jade

Miss Universe GB - JadeI am delighted to announce that I will be sponsoring and supporting Jade Bambrough on her venture as a contestant in the finals of Miss Universe GB.  The decision to support and sponsor Jade was an easy decision for me, we've done many...

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World Class Photographer!

World Class Photographer!

World Class Photography Its not often photographers hear the phrase that their submissions into an international competition have been described as "world class". However when the awards were given out at the 37th Annual Master Photographers Awards 2020,  that's...

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A Plan, A Vision and THAT dress!

A Vision, A Plan and THAT Dress! Isn’t it amazing when great things happen, you have a vision, instigate a plan and make it happen! One day I was in my studio disposing of another length of grey backdrop paper as when you pull the background roll down to use it the...

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Making Lasting Memories

Making Lasting Memories

Making Lasting Memories Recently, I have had a very humbling experience at Joe Laws Photography! Contacted  by my very good friend Kathryn Russell, who makes all of my dresses and gowns at enchanted fairies and tasked with making lasting memories for a dear friend of...

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Jess Templeton – Return of the Special One

Jess Templeton – Return of the Special One

Jess Templeton - Return of the Special One I am excited that Jess will be returning to the North East next week! I have long been inspired by Jess Templeton, from the moment we met I knew she had star quality written all over her and watching her growth and...

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Inspiration from the Inspiring NHS

Inspiration from the Inspiring NHS

Inspiration from the inspiring nhs If you can recall in the early stages of the COVID pandemic the nation was on its knees, we were all praying for miracles and were in desperate search of inspiration. We were looking for guidance and some hope. That guidance and...

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Highly Commended

Highly Commended

Highly Commended  I am delighted to have been highly commended with the Master Photographers Association with four of my images. As I have mentioned before, the Master Photographers Association is the governing body in the industry and I am thrilled to be associated...

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Giving Back to Key Workers and NHS

Giving Back to Key Workers and NHS

Giving back to Key Workers and NHS  I am so excited to be able to keep my promise to the NHS staff that were successfully nominated by my clients.  As you may recall way back when this pandemic was at its highest point and we were all looking for hope and inspiration...

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Father’s Day

Father’s Day

Father's Day During this period of lock down, it has really driven home the importance of having special photographs of our children and grandchildren and speaking with experience of both of these, I will fully endorse what i am saying. With Father’s Day coming up...

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studio re opening 1st july

studio re opening 1st july

Studio Reopening 1st July I am really excited by the prospect of businesses being able to open on the 15th June by the government guidelines! However, I will not be officially opening my studio until the 1st of July. The reason behind this is that I want my customers...

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