About Us

About Us

I own and operate from Red5Studios. I am a fully qualified Wedding and Portrait photographer. I opened my Yorkshire based (Elland) studio in 2002.

I also own this site ShootSmart. As you can see it's dedicated to photography training, workshops, Seminars and courses. All training is carried out at my Elland (West Yorkshire) studio and at many prestigious locations throughout Yorkshire...

I am based in the heart of West Yorkshire, surrounded by the beautiful backdrop of the Pennines. This allows me to indulge my trainees attending photography training courses a great outdoor experience.

I am a professional photographer and have been for many years. My Studio is located in a small Yorkshire town where I work just about 7 days a week.

My main fields of expertise are Training, Weddings and Portraiture.

Gary Gough (Pro Photographer)

More About Me

My passion of photography started at the age of 18 with the acquisition of my first camera. This lovely "35mm Film" camera brought me great joy, and although it was at best basic, it taught me all the techniques that were needed to take good pictures. I later moved to Canon, which is now my personal preferred choice of equipment. A Canon 5D MKII & MKIII to be precise.

My business has evolved into three distinct fields of photography - Wedding, Portrait and Training. I provide the finest quality work in each area, why? Because I love what I do!

My wedding style of photography is a mix of traditional, fun and reportage, with a touch of contemporary for good measure. Wherever possible I do like to add a touch of drama by using "off camera flash".

My love for photography continues to grow and that at the end of the day is why I do what I do. I hope to be able to share it with you on one of my workshops or courses.

My clients like the un-complicated approach to my photography. I like to keep things simple, and let the clients tell the story to the camera.

My mission statement is: to create beautiful timeless images that reflect the meaning of everyday life. Photography should be special pieces of fine art to dress your walls.

Gary Gough (Pro Photographer)


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