Dave Hadley Photography: Blog https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog en-us Dave Hadley Photography dave@davehadleyphotography.co.uk (Dave Hadley Photography) Mon, 13 Apr 2020 15:45:00 GMT Mon, 13 Apr 2020 15:45:00 GMT https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/img/s/v-12/u458636613-o256136913-50.jpg Dave Hadley Photography: Blog https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog 120 120 My Wedding Albums - Revealed! https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2020/4/my-wedding-albums---revealed Please check out my latest Video on Youtube here! :- https://youtu.be/EaIbNqQ5MkU

dave@davehadleyphotography.co.uk (Dave Hadley Photography) https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2020/4/my-wedding-albums---revealed Mon, 13 Apr 2020 15:19:59 GMT
My first Wedding Album https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2012/3/20024031058 Remember the wedding I shot just before New Year for Jasmine and Ippo? I had the great pleasure of handing them their Wedding Album last week. Please take a peek - and there’s more on my flickr account too - http://www.flickr.com/photos/davehadley

Hopefully I may be able to show potential clients what I’m able to do for them now. Feels like quite a good achievement :-D


dave@davehadleyphotography.co.uk (Dave Hadley Photography) https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2012/3/20024031058 Tue, 27 Mar 2012 14:08:00 GMT
Attention all Strictly come dancing fans: https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2012/3/18852826439

Have been at Focus on Imaging Exhibition in Birmingham for the last couple of days and came away feeling inspired and have plenty of business ideas. Star turn for the exhibition came from James and Ola Jordan who did a routine, chat and photo session for everyone.

Nailed the timing on this one :-D

Thanks James and Ola for giving me some decent photos!


dave@davehadleyphotography.co.uk (Dave Hadley Photography) https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2012/3/18852826439 Tue, 06 Mar 2012 09:48:52 GMT
Hooray! In the last week, I have one wedding photography job booked for this summer and another... https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2012/3/18615059783 Hooray! In the last week, I have one wedding photography job booked for this summer and another provisional one also booked. A very good start to my business, and I’m delighted!

Going to a Focus on Imaging Photography Exhibition this weekend, and hoping to have a ton of business ideas from that too. Exciting times.

Until then - here’s a photo of the second love of my life……… our cat Hoover! Just because :-)

See you next week!


dave@davehadleyphotography.co.uk (Dave Hadley Photography) https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2012/3/18615059783 Fri, 02 Mar 2012 11:12:59 GMT
Follow your dreams! https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2012/2/17951531362 If you’ve been following me, you’ll know I photographed my first wedding just before the new year. (If not - hit the “Dave Hadley photography blog” link above and scroll down to the bottom of this blog to take a peek) The photo below was taken of me, at the wedding by the Bride herself.

What do you see?

I see two things….

1. A blithering idiot (OK - this may be my insecurities talking)

2. A happy man.

I’m happy here because I’m doing a job I love. I may be new to this whole wedding photographer thingy, but I love doing it. I just wanted to say that this could be you (Well…. maybe not the blithering idiot part). Following your dreams may not be easy, but it sure is rewarding!

Take care peeps,


dave@davehadleyphotography.co.uk (Dave Hadley Photography) https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2012/2/17951531362 Mon, 20 Feb 2012 08:47:00 GMT
Happy Valentines Day! https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2012/2/17614088884 Happy Valentines Day Everyone!

As it’s valentines day, it would be inappropriate to mention anything other than the love of my life - I’m not apologising for it….. it’s my blog, and I’ll do what I want to with it :-D

I married Kelly three and a half years ago, and I never, and will never regret that decision. Without her love and support, I’ve no idea where I would be, and I certainly wouldn’t be chasing my photography dreams, so you can thank her for this!

Before I continue, a note to everyone who doesn’t have a Valentine (but wants one): Keep the faith. Until I met Kelly, I genuinely thought I would never meet anyone and I would end up lonely. Please, please keep the faith, if I can be lucky enough to meet someone as bonkers as Kelly to marry me, then so can you!!

She’ll be reading this too, so I had better embarrass her completely by saying she is beautiful, caring, amazing, sexy and everything I could ever have hoped for (and more). Thankyou Kelly for being my Wife!

Happy Valentine’s Kelly (And everyone else!)


dave@davehadleyphotography.co.uk (Dave Hadley Photography) https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2012/2/17614088884 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 10:30:31 GMT
An ode to friends! https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2012/2/17232374069 It was a good mates birthday last week, and we all went in style for a curry! I’m blogging about it simply because I have a great bunch of friends, and it serves as an unashamed reminder to myself about how special it is to have such brilliant friends like them. And mentioning curries can never be a bad thing.

Here’s the birthday boy himself finishing off the hottest curry (No joke!) they had on the menu:

My brother and sister in law being cute:

Pity the poor guy who took this photo. I set the camera up for him and he still managed to cut one of my mate’s heads in half with the balloon - sorry Phil!

Top night, top curry, and the company weren’t too bad either.

Take care y’all.


dave@davehadleyphotography.co.uk (Dave Hadley Photography) https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2012/2/17232374069 Tue, 07 Feb 2012 15:26:03 GMT
A night in the City https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2012/1/16772804583 A couple of weeks ago, I took my camera in to London and took a few pics!

It was a wee bit nippy, but I braved the cold, and it was worth it! It’s quite amazing what you can get with some long exposures. I was surprised and delighted with what came out of the camera - with no post-editing required either. If your camera has the capability, I very highly recommend you take it and a tripod in to the city and I promise you can get photos like these!

The light lines are the lights from the passing traffic, including double decker buses for the higher lights.

The shooting star in the above picture was just a happy stroke of luck, I can’t take credit for it unfortunately!

There’s more of these photos at http://www.flickr.com/photos/davehadley/sets/72157628967803213/with/6736528319/ if you’re interested.

Have a great week everyone!


dave@davehadleyphotography.co.uk (Dave Hadley Photography) https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2012/1/16772804583 Mon, 30 Jan 2012 12:06:53 GMT
My first post! https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2012/1/16421269824 This is my first ever blog post!!!!

If you’ve found yourself here, then I must have done something right. Hopefully in time, there will be a lot more of you visiting this blog. I should be writing a blog post once a week. If I let it slip, you have permission to send a message to me to tell me off.

I’ve started this in an attempt to document my (hopefully successful) foray in to the world of photography. My journey started many months ago and throughout last year I began to attempt to learn as much as I could.

The year concluded with my first photography job! I was very lucky to be introduced to Jasmine and Ippo to photograph their wedding. They’re very much a lovely couple and obviously made for each other. Ippo (Short for Ippokratis) is Greek, and him and his family brought an amazing “Greekness” to proceedings. The rain came down, but spirits during the day were very much up, and the wedding was a brilliant blend of English and Greek.

So without further ado, here’s a few photos:

There’s more at http://www.flickr.com/photos/davehadley/sets/72157628937669523/ - please go and take a look.

My first wedding photography job - the first of many if I can make it happen.

Hope you’re all ticking along excellently! See you next week?


dave@davehadleyphotography.co.uk (Dave Hadley Photography) https://www.davehadleyphotography.co.uk/blog/2012/1/16421269824 Tue, 24 Jan 2012 12:42:35 GMT