Gillian Cross's Description:

It's your big day! It's exciting and possibly a little nerve wracking! There has been so much time and effort put into making everything special, and I'm on hand to document all of those cherished moments.

My blog is a mix of photographs from an entire wedding, to posts about specific aspects of a wedding day. Things I notice like different ways to display the table numbers.

I'm unobtrusive and friendly, and will blend into the background of your special day.

Recent Updates at Gillian Cross Photography

New home for my blog

16 February 2015

Thank you for stopping by my Photography Blog. I have kept all of these articles up so you can still browse via the menus down the side but the blog is now continuing alongside my Photography website. Please visit for new posts. Gillian.


Why Choose a Professional Photographer?

15 September 2014

Weddings can be expensive occasions these days, and couples are always looking at ways to save money. With cameras getting more and more advanced, many amateur photographers try to make some extra money by offering cheaper wedding photography packages. This is very tempting when you are on a money ...


Commercial Cake Photography

08 September 2014

A few weeks ago, I worked with the lovely Sandra of Sandra's House of Cakes, photographing some of her fabulous show cakes for her website. Sandra works closely with the wedding venue Kirkley Hall and we thought that their beautiful terrace garden would be an ideal place to do the photo ...


Photo Friday #113

22 August 2014

This view was well worth the hike up to Grassi Lakes near Canmore, Alberta in Canada. The water is so clear and a beautiful colour due to the fact that it is glacial. Gillian.


Photo Friday #112

15 August 2014

We've recently been lucky enough to go back to the Canadian Rockies for a holiday. We re-visited one of my favourite views - the first peak of Mount Rundle from Vermillion Lakes. It's absolutely beautiful there. Gillian.


Photo Friday #111

08 August 2014

A lovely summer's wedding day at Crook Hall and this couple were welcoming their evening guests. This was lovely as it was in a separate part of the garden to where the daytime guests were, so they got a chance to chat to their evening guests properly. Gillian.


Photo Friday #110

01 August 2014

This is a really summery wedding bouquet with an unusual splash of peach. The flower girl's sash and the groom's tie were blue so the cornflowers were ideal. I love the hydrangea and the peonies, a real flavour of summer! Gillian.


Photo Friday #109

25 July 2014

This is a great idea no matter what time of year you get married. It can often get really hot in the ceremony room, especially if you are getting married in a hotel or stately home. This couple had put these gorgeous fans on the chairs in the ceremony room so the guests could cool themselves ...


Thank You Postcards ~ Design 2

21 July 2014

This design uses a square photograph in a portrait orientation with the couple's own message on the back. There is also space to write a personal message if you so wish. Each card comes with an envelope. Click here to see design number one ~ landscape photograph. Gillian.


Photo Friday #108

18 July 2014

This was taken at a beautiful summer wedding at Crook Hall and Gardens in County Durham. This guest is an artist and I caught her sketching amongst a lovely bed of summer flowers. To see more photos from this wedding please CLICK HERE. Thanks for looking! Gillian.