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Family Photography with a difference

There is a place for everyone in your photos and it's not behind the lens.

We offer fun and laidback family sessions that can include everyone, even the dog!

We take the stress out of family portraits and give you photos that you can cherish forever. Family shoot gift vouchers make brilliant gifts for all your loved ones.

So whether you're after a newborn shoot, a family event photographer or a seasonal portrait then we're the photographer for you.

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A 20% deposit is required to secure your booking and date. Each shoot travel within 20 miles of Osmotherley, North Yorkshire and thereafter will incur at a charge of 45p per additional mile. Outdoor shoots are subject to weather and may be subject to rescheduling at MHG Photography's discretion.

Welcome to MHG Photography, your premier family photographer based in the heart of Northallerton, North Yorkshire, conveniently located near Teesside and York.


Specialising in outdoor family portraits, at-home newborn photography, and capturing the cherished moments of family events such as christenings and birthday parties, we are dedicated to preserving your most treasured memories with our expert photography services.

Our outdoor family portraits capture the beauty of natural surroundings, providing a timeless backdrop for your family's special moments. From playful candid shots to classic group portraits, we ensure each image reflects the unique personality and dynamics of your family.

For newborns, our at-home photography sessions offer a comfortable and intimate setting, allowing you to relax and bond with your little one while we capture those precious early days. With a focus on natural light and tender moments, our newborn photography creates stunning images that you'll cherish for a lifetime.

When it comes to family events like christenings and birthday parties, we understand the importance of capturing every joyous moment. Our skilled photographers blend seamlessly into the background, preserving the spontaneity and emotion of the occasion while you focus on celebrating with your loved ones.

At MHG Photography, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service and stunning imagery that captures the essence of your family's love and connection. Contact us today to schedule your session and let us help you create memories that will last a lifetime.

  • Is there funding available towards photoshoots/videos?
    Yes there is, this is of course dependant on your circumstances and trading location. We advise you speak to the experts at Nudl or your local council who can advise you on the options available towards marketing and business funding.
  • What is your area of coverage?
    We are located in Northallerton, North Yorkshire. However, we are willing to travel throughout the UK and even abroad. Travel and accomodation costs will be occured in addition to your quotation.
  • Can I ship my items to you to photograph?
    Yes! Once you have sent your brief and agreed to your quote, you can send your products direct to our studio for photographing. Once your shoot is complete, we will re-package your items and you can arrange for them to be collected. We kindly ask that you do not use Hermes as a courier, unfortunatley parcels do not arrive when sent with them and are most often lost. We wouldn't want this to happen with your products and reccomend Royal Mail, EasyShipment or another reputable courier instead.
  • How long will it take for you to shoot my products?
    Your quote will provide your estimated duration of shoot based on your brief. Once your products have arrived via post or you have dropped them off, we can then specify the date that we will shoot them and provide an accurate estimated delivery time on your digital files.
  • Are my products insured whilst with you?
    We have insurance for items valued up to £5,000 and will take every necessary precaution to ensure that your products are well taken care of and their security is paramount. If your products are over the vale of £5,000 we ask that you have the correct insurance cover.
  • Do you do white background photos for e-commerce products?
    Yes, we offer white background photography services as a stand alone package or combined with lifestyle images.
  • Do you do cooking/food styling?
    Yes we do, this will mean extended hours for your shoot and should be discussed at the brief stage. We also have food stylists that we work with that can assist on shoots for their given fee.
  • Do I need to provide ingredients for food shoots?
    You can provide all the ingredients required, or we can offer this service for you. Please do keep in mind that this will incur additional charges for time/mileage and the expenses will be applied to your invoice in addition to your quote.
  • How will I recieve my images?
    Your digital files are sent to you securely via WeTransfer where you can download them, after completing payment of your invoice. If requested, we can also supply the images via Whatsapp for easy social media uploading which is a popular choice with other clients. Due to high loading times, we do not offer uploading to DropBox.
  • Do you offer videography services?
    Yes we do! We are partnered with QBIC Films who are phenomenal and we can offer you combined packages for both videos and stills. Get in touch for a quote.
  • What are your terms and conditions?
    You can find our terms and conditions here.
  • Can you capture my pets at the wedding?
    Yes! This is something we love to do and have a lot of experience photographing animals of all shapes and sizes, especially horses and dogs.
  • Are you fully insured and what does this cover?
    Yes, we have public liability insurace for £2,000,000 and this will be supplied to your venue in advance of your wedding date.
  • Can you reccomend a videographer?
    We can! We absolutley adore Jolly Good Wedding Films work and Anth is a lovely person to have capturing your wedding day. Be quick though, he's high in demand!
  • How long will it be till we get our photos?
    You can expect to wait a minimum of four weeks after your wedding to receive your images via USB in the post. We will communicate if this will take any longer due to high demand. For album/print deliveries, this will be dependant on when you approve designs and production time taking up to 10 working days. We will commuincate with you throughout this process to give you the best estimated time of arrival.
  • Can friends and family purchase their own albums and prints?
    Yes of course, they can do so by contacting us and noting image file names they would like printing. For albums we can create groom and bride focused albums, or even smaller duplicates of your wedding album choice.
  • Do I have to have the pre-wedding meeting?
    In order to plan the best for you big day, it is best to have your pre-wedding meeting at your venue and we can discuss options and areas for your photos. You wouldn't go into your wedding without a plan and neither would we!
  • Do you know a trusted wedding planner who can offer pay-as-you-go services?
    YES! The Wedding Taylor also known as Hannah is a lovely and highly experienced wedding planner who offers both full wedding planning services and one-off consultations.
  • We're really struggling with deciding on a honeymoon, have you got any advice?
    Absolutely, you need to speak to the honeymoon planning extraordinaire Sue at Not Just Travel. As well as planning amazing getaways, Sue can help spread the cost, arrange travel insurance, organise holiday activities, provide protection and is only a phone call or text away all holiday if you have any issues, requests or questions.





For all portrait sessions; a non-refundable session deposit is required to book and hold the date for your session and serves as a cancellation fee. However, the fee can be credited towards a future session upon MHG Photography's approval. All remaining balances are due at the time of the session.




All sessions and packages can be paid via cash or bank transfer.


Cancellation Policy


For portrait sessions, client forfeits their session deposit paid to book the session. As previously stated, the fee can be credited towards a future session if the client reschedules the appointment by calling a minimum of 48 hours prior to the date of session and re-booking at an agreeable date and time.


Cancellations made with less than 48 hours notice will be billed at the full session rate and will not be credited towards a future session.

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