Darren Smith

An award winning Photographer from the North West of England.

Darren Smith Photography has a range of clients which include large multinational companies and charities to a growing number of small private firms and private individuals. His Clients are based all over the world, including India, China, the United States of America, Qatar, Greece and Germany as well as in his home country, the United Kingdom.

Darren Smith Photography is not a lone venture, with a dedicated editor and a team of other professionals available to meet the needs of clients. This has increased the range of skills available to clients making sure that our clients get exactly what they want.

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Latest Images

Here is the latest Images that Darren Smith Photography has been working on

lightweight seeds

lightweight seeds

The lightweight seeds are being released from a dandelion flower is the reason we see so many during springtime. Each seed catches the wind and can travel quite a distance.

Dandelion flowers

Dandelion flowers

Dandelion flowers are often considered a weed in gardens across the world but they add colour and vital nectar for insects.

Rosenheimer Platz

Rosenheimer Platz

The pleasing colour scheme of the Rosenheimer Platz station on the suburban railway in Munich Germany. At this time, there were no passengers waiting for the next train.

New night new life

New night, new life

The night gives any city a new way of looking at it. The Residenz in Munich certainly has on a new look in the evening. The four lights are lighting up doors to the former royal palace.

The Diana Temple

The Diana Temple

The Diana Temple (Dianatempel) in Munich's Hofgarten, found in the Residenz garden.

Magestic grebe

Magestic grebe

The magestic grebe swims with its elegant pose. This wild bird was fishing for a #meal on the lake of Chorlton Nature reserve in South Manchester.

Over the barrel

Over the barrel

Over the barrel springs to mind when seeing two beer barrels (kegs) which have rolled down the cobbled street in Maccesfield Cheshire. The local pub had to collect them from the bottom.

Old Macc

Old Macc

The old parts of Macclesfield are filled with narrow cobble streets where people have homes and local business owners have set up their business. Many visit the area for this type of scene too.

Spring Daisy

Spring daisy

Daisy flowers grow on the fields and pastures in a Manchester #park. This popular little flower was singled out amongst a sea of white and yellow of a spring day.

Fluffy longtail

Fluffy longtail

One of the Cute Animals of the world, a longtailtit, a small fluffy garden bird found in the gardens and hedges of Europe. This Creature had many friends in a small flock of birds.

Calling a mate

Calling a mate

This easily recognisable sparrow was sat singing on a branch for 20 minutes, calling for a mate. When one arrived, he panicked and flew off.

Little Underbank

Little Underbank

A photo from little underbank showing the bridge to St Peters square in Stockport. One of the city's most iconic landmarks. Shot during the winter in the Northwest of England.

The rooftops of Stockport

The rooftops of Stockport

The rooftops of Stockport in black and white. The different shops, businesses and homes in the city centre keep the eyes on the cityscape. The dramatic Weather cloud also adds to the scene.

Winter food hunt

Winter food hunt

A greatit garden bird checking a Manchester garden for a tasty snack during winter. This wild bird spent time making sure it was safe before getting some food.

Weir Gatehouse

Weir Gatehouse

The weir gatehouse in Etherow country park allows the park staff and the farmers to release water during a flood. It has been here for many years showing the traditional building methods and cast iron gearing.

The apple market

The Apple Market

The apple market in the middle of Covent Garden is a Popular place to relax, eat, drink and socialise in London.

Jubilee

Jubilee

The Jubilee line on London's underground in black and white. It may be below the ground but it is still a gigantic piece of architecture in its own right. Many people use this public transport system everyday.

Twilight Churchyard

Twilight Churchyard

A churchyard in Guildford Surrey in the twilight of the evening. A single street lamp lit the area with an eyrie glow against the gate and silhouetted buildings.

Guildford Cathedral

Guildford Cathedral

Guildford Cathedral on the hills of Surrey is a magnificent 20th century building. Its bright interior is welcoming to all that visit, made even more so by the colourful displays.

Black Rhino Mother

Black Rhino Mother

A black and white photograph of a mother black rhinoceros. Its calf was right next to her This endangered species is in decline and its wonderful to see the conservation work done across the world

Just the Baby

Just the Baby

A black and white photo of a baby asian elephant learning from the herd during the summer months.

See the Feeling

See the Feeling

A closeup black and white photo of an asian elephant clearly showing the emotions we are familiar with.

Bold Humboldt

Bold Humboldt

A bold Humboldt penguin basks in the summer sun, drying his feathers and showing off his plumage. These animals always show their personality and this is why they are a favourite of wildlife fans.

Tea for Bee

Tea for Bee

A bee is enjoying a tasty treat from a bright coloured aster flower. In return the insect helps pollinate other flowers in the neighbourhood.

Feed the Birds....

Feed the Birds....

Garden birds like a bluetit make sure its safe to visit a garden feeder during winter. These birds are often found in the gardens, parks and woodlands around the UK.

safe for lunch

Safe for Lunch

A small garden bird, a bluetit making sure its safe to visit a garden feeder in Cheshire. These birds are often found in the gardens, parks and woodlands around the UK.

Red Faced

Red Faced

The feathers of an inquisitive robin are tightly packed along his body and the vibrant breast of this bird stand out. These birds often bold enough to approach people in the garden or park.

Nutter Nuthatch

Nutter Nuthatch

A nuthatch is often found in the gardens and parks of Northern Europe.

Black and white Borage

Black and white Borage

A black and white photo of the starflower (Borage). Its vibrant colours have turned monochrome to show its intimate detail.

Rainy Tulips

Rainy Tulips

A rain covered yellow tulip shot in the gardens near the studio.

Unopened

Unopened

Unopened, Flowers can equally be as stunning before they open up as they are when fully open. The bud of this flower has such intricate detail allowing it to thrive in the gardens of the northwest.

Wavebreakers

Wavebreakers

These old wave breakers are designed to protect the coastline from erosion, but years of battering from the tide will take their toll.

Minnis Bay

Minnis Bay

A photograph of one of the coastal shelters in Minnis bay Kent in the southeast of England. These buildings offer protection from the weather to those walking along the coast.

Latest Updates

Here is the latest news about what Darren Smith Photography is up to:

New wedding Images updated

Updates to website code

A recent visitor to the site recently mentioned that the gallery pages were not functioning correctly on an android device. Updated the code for the gallery to make sure our customers get the best experience.

Posted by Darren Smith 28/07/2022

New wedding Images updated

Recent Photoshoot

A recent photoshoot photographing the 6th form team at Altrincham Grammar School for Boys, providing images of the team for their publications and notices

Posted by Darren Smith 05/07/2022

New wedding Images updated

Recent client and customer testimonials

See feedback on the photography services, images, events and portfolios provided by Darren Smith Photography given by the clients, customers and subsiduaries

Posted by Darren Smith 11/06/2022

New wedding Images updated

Introducing a new member to the team!

Darren Smith Photography would lke to welcome a new member to the team. Henrietta is joining us here in the studio to help with studio setup and lighting.

We are always looking to expand our talent pool with creative artists, photographers, studio specialists and videographers If you feel as if you have something to offer the team here at Darren Smith Photography then get in touch letting us know what you can bring to our team.

Posted by Darren Smith 19/04/2022

New wedding Images updated

New images added to the events page

Several images have been added to the Event page, one of the many services offered by Darren Smith in respect to some of the recent wedding shoots shot by Darren Smith Photography. Thank you to the respective clients for giving their permission to show photos from their special day.

Posted by Darren Smith 26/02/2022

New Images updated

New Images updated

Several of the galleries have all been updated with new images. If you follow Darren Smith Photography on Social media you may have seen some of them recently. To see the new image look at the top of this page or visit the Gallery,

Posted by Darren Smith 16/01/2022

christmas bookings

If you gave your loved ones or received a photoshoot voucher?

If you gave your family and friends gave you a Darren Smith Photography photoshoot as a gift or received one, Get in touch below or visit the services pages to make your booking

Posted by Darren Smith 16/01/2022

doggy shoot

Recent client made a request for a "doggie shoot" with her two dogs

Photographing two dogs for a client who Darren Smith Photography had previoulsy worked with. The clients where happy with their previous service that they asked for a photoshoot with thier famiily dogs.

Posted by Darren Smith 10/11/2021

photobooks

Recent order of a number of photo books and prints for a client.

A recent client has odered several photo books and prints for thier friends and family.

Posted by Darren Smith 09/11/2021

calendar

Official 2022 Calendar is on sale NOW

The latest edition of the official Darren Smith Photography calendar is on sale now. This limited edition 2022 calendar offers 13 unique photographs on a 13 page 297x210mm matt and gloss print. Buy yours now by going to the Calendar page

read about each image in the own story page

Posted by Darren Smith 25/10/2021

recent event

Recent wedding event

Darren Smith was honoured to take photographs for an excellent wedding of a fantastic couple from Manchester.

Posted by Darren Smith 25/10/2021

recent event

Whole Site update

The whole site has been updated recently to freshen up the look and feel of Darren Smith Photography's online presence. The site has become clean with more emphasis on the images on show. If you see an issue on this site, please report a problem via the contact page.

Posted by Darren Smith 12/10/2021

recent event

Recent Wedding Shoot

Darren Smith was honoured to be the official photographer for the wedding of a fantastic couple from Cheshire, the happy couple where provided with a personalised shoot of the event and are currently selecting thier favourite images.

Posted by Darren Smith 23/09/2021

autumn clients

Autumn Clients to Darren Smith Photography

Darren Smith Photography is looking forward to seeing his new clients in the Autumn. See the Gallery to see what Darren Smith Photography has to offer and make a booking though the contact page

Or view via social media

Posted by Darren Smith 18/09/2021

full service

Looking forward to new clients

It is a pleasure to be meeting new and existing clients during the Autumn of 2021 in a secure and safe environment. New clients, please let me reassure you that meetings can arranged at the studio, in your home, in your business or in an external venue. Make a booking though the contact page

Or view via social media

Posted by Darren Smith 26/08/2021

covid safe bookings

Covid Safe Bookings Available

Darren Smith Photography is able to make safe. Covid-free bookings during 2021. Make a booking though the contact page

Or view via social media

Posted by Darren Smith 10/04/2021

open for business

Client Bookings Available

Darren Smith Photography is still operating during the Coronavirus / Covid19 pandemic in 2021

Posted by Darren Smith 10/01/2021

own story

Own Story

Read the own story of each of the images from the last official Darren Smith Photography calendar showing 13 unique images and the story behind them.

Posted by Darren Smith 05/11/2020

youtube channel

Online Video Channel

Darren Smith Photography offers a full range of Tutorials into photography for Students and Teachers of Photography. Please Subscribe by visiting the official video channel or view the Tutorials here or at the top of the page.

Posted by Darren Smith 10/01/2021

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