Why hire a photographer in Bradford?
If you’re lucky enough to live near Bradford in West Yorkshire, there are plenty of stunning locations for a professional outdoor photography shoot. There are many reasons why clients would choose to have their photography shoot outdoors. Such as, for their engagement photographs, family portraits, or fashion photography shoots.
What are the benefits of outdoor photography shoots?
Benefits of shooting outdoors include:
- Natural lighting which is flattering on skin tones
- Unlimited space for subjects to move around in
- Effortlessly stunning backgrounds
- The unpredictability of nature for more interesting photographs
How to find a great outdoor photographer?
Shooting outdoors can bring about many technical challenges, that’s why it’s so important to find the right photographer for the job. Technical proficiency for creating outdoor imagery, means that your photographer must get aperture, shutter speed and ISO correct to bring you the highest quality photos. You should always check out the quality of a photographer’s portfolio, to ensure that you like their style and previous outdoor work. A professional photographer will have a consultation with you prior to booking, which should enable you to judge their personality and professionalism. A great photographer will have you feeling confident and excited for your outdoor photography shoot.
If you’re local to Bradford/West Yorkshire and like the look of Richard Hockney’s Portfolio, we have put together a list of places to inspire your next outdoor photography shoot.
- Ilkley Moor
Ilkley Moor is a prime spot for many pre wedding shoots. A quick google search will show you the beauty of the rolling hills and dramatic rock cliff drops. Standing at the top of Ilkley moor before the sun sets is sure to provide you with a stunning landscape for your outdoor photography shoot.
- Ogden Water Country Park
Ogden water country park is a great place to bring the whole family for a portrait. There’s plenty of space for the kids to run around in and the beautiful lakeside views make for some excellent photograph opportunities.
- Goit Stock Waterfall
Just a short 20-minuite drive from Bradford city centre will take you to one of the prettiest waterfalls in west Yorkshire. Goit Stock Waterfall never fails to impress, both on camera and in real life.
- Bolton Abbey
Another popular destination for engagement and wedding photography is Bolton Abbey. Belonging to the Duke of Devonshire, Bolton Abbey is popular for its historic priory church and ruins. From steppingstones to beautiful woods and rivers, its impossible to run out of beautiful backgrounds.
I can offer my portable studio services in just about any location and will always help my clients to choose the perfect location for their outdoor photography shoot.