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Robert offers a wide range of photography and video services covering livestock, horses and commercial subjects. If you would like any work carried out please contact me for a quote. If you wish to order photographs please contact me by e-mail or telephone.

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Matfen Hall GC 20th Anniversary Presentation Night - October 23rd 2015


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Stuart and Bron Campbell wedding June 6th 2015


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Matfen Hall Golf Club 20th Anniversary


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Matfen Hall GC Captains drive in - April 4th 2015


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Visit to Jonjo O'Neill - Jackdaws Castle

On January 22nd 2015 we were honoured to be invited to visit Jackdaws Castle racing stables
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Photographs celebrate Herdwick's in the Lake District

A year in the life of Herdwick sheep with historic ties to the Lake District is the focus of a new exhibition.
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Aultside Hulk sells for 55,000 gns at Carlisle on May 3rd 2014

Gary Patterson from Upper Forgie, Aultmore, Keith had a day to remember when selling his December 2012 born bull, Aultside Hulk, for 55,000gns and leading the trade at the British Limousin Cattle Society's 2014 May Sale held on Saturday 3rd May at Harrison & Hetherington's Borderway Mart, Carlisle
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Abi Marston Cumberland Wrestling at Gilsland Show


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Mr and Mrs Thornton Wedding and Harry's christening - Sept 14th 2014

Andrew and Yvonne surprise wedding - as guests thought they were invited to the christening of their son Harry and had no knowledge they were to see Andrew and Yvonne become married
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Matfen Hall Golf Club Captains Charity Day - October 11th 2014

Photos from Captains Charity Day at Matfen Hall GC
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North of England Mule Judging @Royal Highland Show 2014


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Captains Day at Matfen Hall Golf Club on July 5th 2014

Photos from a wonderful day at Matfen Hall
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Gilsland Show 100 year anniversary dance at Gilsland Spa Hotel


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Mr & Mrs O'Kane wedding - May 31st 2014

Steven O'Kane from Garvagh, Northern Ireland, and Katrina Donaldson from Huby, North Yorkshire, were maried at All Hallows Church, Sutton On The Forest, North Yorkshire on Saturday May 31st
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Acklington Mart Store Cattle Show and Sale - April 28th 2014

North East Livestock Sales show and sale of 307 store cattle and calves also 128 ewes with lambs. The show was kindly sponsored by Mole Valley Agriculture and claves judged by J Vickers.
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Matfen Hall GC Captains Drive in April 5th 2014


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Longtown Mart Easter Prime Cattle Show and Sheep Sale - April 3rd 2014


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Scottish Winter Fair 2013 - Photos from the Sheep Judging rings


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Matfen Hall Golf Club presentation night - October 25th 2013


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Mrs and Mrs Forsyth (wedding photos)


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Longtown Auction Mart Cheviot Mule Sale August 27th 2013

The Principal Annual Sale of 5,350 Cheviot Mule Ewe Lambs and Gimmer Shearlings was held at Longtown on Tuesday 27th August 2013.
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Tullamore Show Interbreed Presentations - Video Sponsored by Natural Stockcare

The products and service offered by Natural Stockcare combine at farm level to provide every farmer with the ability to maximise the income potential of his stock.
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Gilsland Horse Show July 28th 2013


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Matfen Hall Captain/Pro Inter Club Competition - July 19th 2013


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Lleyn Sheep Judging at the Great Yorkshire Show 2013


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North Country Cheviot Sheep Judging at the Great Yorkshire Show 2013


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Interbreed Cattle Judging at the Great Yorkshire Show 2013


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Hepburn Farms, Alnwick


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Captains Day at Matfen Hall Golf Club - July 6th 2013

Neil Conway the mens club captain entertained members and guests for his captains day at Matfen Hall
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Rusheylaw Farm, Northumberland use Charolais Bulls on their Suckler Cows


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Photos from Chollerton Church Flower Festival - June 28th - July 1st 2013

Chollerton Church Flower Festival based on the theme of the seasons
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Inter Hotel Golf Match at Matfen Hall - June 17th 2013

The annual Inter Hotel Golf Match took place between Matfen Hall, Rockliffe Hall, Slaley Hall and Close House at Matfen on June 17th 2013
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Roman Wall Show 2013

The 59th Roman Wall show with some of the best sheep to be seen in the North of England was held at the picturesque venue of Steel Rigg near The Twice Brewed on June 15th 2013.
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Northumberland Young Farmers County Rally - June 8th 2013

Over 500 Young Farmers' Club members and their families and friends flocked to Beamwham Farm, Haydon Bridge, (by kind permission of Mr & Mrs Alan Dent) for the Northumberland Federation's County Rally hosted by Shaftoe YFC.
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Video highlights from Alwinton Endurance Ride - June 2nd 2013

Video courtesy of Katy Carr - Equine Body Worker - please google Katy Carr and like the Equine Body Work page on facebook
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North Sheep June 5th 2013

The National Sheep Association northern region's biennial one day event, NSA North Sheep 2013 was held on Wednesday, 5 June at Crimple Head Farm, Beckwithshaw, Harrogate, North Yorkshire by kind permission of J M Wilson and Sons.
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Hopes of Wigton Cattle Breeding Sale - June 6th 2013


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Solutions Recruitment Golf Day at Matfen Hall GC - June 7th 2013

A special golf day took place on Friday 7 June at Matfen Hall, organised by Solutions Recruitment, raising as much money as possible for the Children's Surgical Unit at the RVI, Newcastle.
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Matfen Golf Club June 3rd 2013 (Club Night)


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North Country Cheviots at Balmoral Show 2013


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Bluefaced Leicester Sheep at Balmoral Show 2013


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Charolais Cattle Judging at Balmoral Show 2013


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Speed Shearing at NSA Welsh Sheep 2013

A young West Wales farming family hosted the NSA Welsh Sheep 2013,held on Tuesday, 21st May 2013 at Beili Ficer Farm, Llansawel, near Llandeilo.
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Multi Breed Beef Sale at Carlisle - May 24th 2013


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Beltex Judging at Balmoral Show 2013

General Photos from the judging of Beltex Sheep at Balmoral Show 2013
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Hexham Mart Breeding Cattle Sale May 8th 2013 and Farm Sale May 11th 2013

Photos and Video from the Cattle Breeding sale and photos from the Farm sale
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Hopes of Wigton Auction Mart - Special Breeding Cattle Show and Sale May 9th 2013


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Matfen Hall Golf Club May 8th 2013

Matfen Hall Golf Club hosted Close House Golf Club in a Hadrian League Scratch Match
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Farne Islands May 6th Bank Holiday Monday


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Hexham Mart Special Store Cattle Show and Sale May 3rd 2013


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Darlington Mart Special Show and Sale of Cattle - April 29th 2013


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Dispersal of Holstein Friesian Dairy Cattle at Hopes of Wigton

Dispersal of Holstein Friesian Dairy Herd on behalf of R S Graham, Red Dial Farm, Wigton,
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Matfen Hall Golf Club Captains Drive In

Matfen Hall Golf Clubs captains drive in with lady captain Barbara Clayton and mens captain Neil Conway
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Longtown Auction Mart - April 18th 2013

Photos and video clip from Longtown Auction Mart prime sheep sale - April 18th 2013
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Photos of John Guiry with Beltex ewes and lambs


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Kelso Races - April 8th 2013


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Hopes of Wigton First Prime Cattle and Sheep Sales at the new auction Mart

Hopes of Wigton opened the new mart on March 5th 2013
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Darlington Auction Mart 25th March 2013


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Hexham Mart Special Store Cattle Show and Sale March 8th 2013

Video showing the sale of the Champion and Reserve Champion
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Leyburn Auction Mart

British Blue calves sired by Semex bulls sold at Leyburn Auction Mart
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Sedgefield Races 3/03/2013

David Carr ran Indian Voyage at Sedgefield races on Sunday 3rd March 2013
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Reply from Ellie Simmonds

Question - What motivates you to train hard every day and what would you like to have been if not a swimmer (listen to Ellies answer)
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Musselburgh Races February 13th 2013

Peddlers Cross registered his first win since November 2011 in the Howies Restaurants Edinburgh Hurdle at Musselburgh on Wednesday.
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Photos and Video for Natural Stockcare at BFL show and Sale at Carlisle January 21st 2013


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New Breeders take Whitebred Shorthorns to 7,000gns

On Friday 9th November 2012, Harrison & Hetherington Ltd conducted the autumn sale of Whitebred Shorthorn Cattle on behalf of members of the Whitebred Shorthorn Association with 4 bulls and 10 females forward for sale.
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Simmentals to 4,700gns at Carlisle 9/11/12

Autumn show and sale of Simmental Bulls and Females at Carlisle
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North Country Cheviot Sale of Rams and Females at Lockerbie Mart 19/09/12

Sale of Park and Hill Type of North Country Cheviot Rams and Females
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Longtown Mart Border Ewe Sale 3/10/2012

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers' Mart P.L.C. had forward 7,205 ewes, gimmers and ewe lambs their Annual Border Ewe Sale at Longtown on Wednesday 3rd October 2012, comprising 3,922 Cheviots and 3,283 Blackface & Swaledale.
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Penrith Auction Mart - Mule Gimmer Shearlings

On Tuesday 11th September Penrith & District Farmers' Mart LLP held their Highly Important Special Sale of 4,550 Breeding Sheep, including a Prize show for Mule Gimmer Shearlings and Mule 2 Shear Ewes, generously sponsored by Carr's Billington Agriculture.
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Emma Gray

Emma recently appeared on the Alan Titchmarsh show with her dog "Roy" and some ducks
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Good start to sheep breeding sales

With the sheep breeding sales underway the prices are not much less than last years levels and in some cases even show a small increase
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Galloway Cattle - "Fifty Shades of Galloway"

Photographs and Video of Galloway Cattle at East Farm,Great Whittington,Corbridge,Northumberland
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Longtown Mart Cheviot Mule Sale 28/08/2012

The Principal Annual Sale of 5,100 Cheviot Mule Ewe Lambs and Gimmer Shearlings was held at Longtown on Tuesday 28th August 2012.
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Tullamore Show Championship Cattle Presentation - Video Clip

Presentation of the gold and silver medals for the Cattle prize winners at Tullamore Show 2012
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FARM SALE - LOW COPELAW FARM, RUSHYFORD SATURDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER AT 10.00 AM.

Upon the instructions of Messrs C.C. Sunter & Sons. who are retiring from Low Copelaw
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Borderway Mart 31/08/12


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Beltex - Great Yorkshire Show 2012

Exhibitors provided an excellent show of sheep for judge Michael Owens at the Great Yorkshire Show
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Beltex at the Three Counties Show

Report and results from the Beltex classes at the Three Counties Show
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Hepburn Farms

Photos from Hepburn Farms - Limousin x suckler cows with Limousin calves and Mule and Texel x ewes with Texel x lambs
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Longtown Auction Mart - Ewe and Lamb Sale and Breeding Cattle 22/05/2012

Sale Video and Report - The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC had forward 2,201 breeding sheep at their weekly sale on Tuesday 22nd May, 2012.
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New competitors in the Limousin Cattle Section at the Northumberland County Show 2012

Vice Chairman of the British Limousin Cattle Society makes his debut at Northumberland County Show.
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Ettrick flock to defend Champion of Champions Crown at Northumberland County Show 2012

Northumberland County show takes place on Monday June 4th 2012 and will be the last show held at Corbridge before moving to Bywell near Stocksfield in 2013
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Updates

02/10/2017

Live streaming now available

We have entered into a partnership with Johnston media and can now offer professional live streaming of events - please contact Johnston media email (johnstonmedia@mac.com) and quote reference RSlivestreaming with your enquiry
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30/09/2016

Check out the event diary for events we will be attending


02/05/2016

A busy May

May 2016 will be a busy month - with Limousin and Charolais shows and sales at Carlisle, Balmoral and Northumberland Show and NBA Beef Expo at Bakewell

22/02/2015

Fantastic photographer - Jennifer O'Sullivan

Take a look at these fantastic photographs on Flickr from Jennifer O'Sullivan
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13/02/2015

Bull Sales (busy few days)

We have a busy few days coming up - Friday 13th and Saturday 14th February Limousins at Carlisle - Monday 16th Simmental at Stirling - Tuesday 17th Charolais at Stirling - Also NCC at Lockerbie on Saturday 14th February

20/01/2015

Wedding Videos and Photographs

We now offer packages for weddings - Video only - Photographs only - or Videos and photographs - please contact us for more details - Mobile 07961901901 - e-mail robertsmith677@btinternet.com

19/01/2015

Thank you

Thank you to everyone who has supported us in 2014 - we look forward to working with everyone in 2015 our diary is nearly full with all clients retained and some new ones added.

15/01/2015

You Tube Channel

Check out our you tube channel
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24/10/2014

Friday October 24th 2014

Busy weekend ahead taking photos - @Matfen Hall Golf Club presentation evening tonight and @Longtown Mart at 9.00 am Saturday morning for prize store cattle show then later @Borderesk Beltex for Beltex sheep breeders farm visit - Sunday at Inglewood edge for another Beltex breeders flock visit and Monday @Darlington Mart for prize store cattle show ?#?lovemywork

02/08/2014

Gilsland Show 100 year anniversary

We are producing a 100 year anniversary DVD for Gilsland Show this year 2014 - please visit the show website to view purchase details
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