UK & Destination Photography

YOU!

You knew you want high quality wedding photos that embrace core photographic principles and you do appreciate those little differences. You don’t want a happy snapper who can’t explain how they get their results, but someone with a clear approach which leads to consistency.

Your photographer must love the challenge of naturally capturing the unique spirit of your wedding day, whether in the UK or in your ideal destination abroad. Recording friends and family is necessary, but an unobtrusive and relaxed approach to producing sophisticated reportage photographs, plus beautiful photographs of the two of you, are key.

You would like your photographs to be full of energy, fun, tears, laughter, life and beauty.

ME!

We can all tell when a couple have been told to “pose like this with your hand up there”, right? Instead, I have fun with couples. Nothing is tricky to accomplish and I regularly get couples who say they’re not good in front of the camera yet turn them into the photographs you see above. I love to have fun at weddings too and will laugh along with guests and yourselves so I’m not that “creepy guy in the corner”.

Having fun is a core element of my photography and this shines through in the photos I take, as my testimonials show. I achieve my unique incredibly natural results because everyone is comfortable and relaxed.

I’m unique in other ways too. I’m the only photographer I know who gives a full set of colour and black & white photos so you can choose your favourite. I also take the natural vignette (darkening of the edges) off my photos and reapply it around the principal subject. Every photograph is meticulously finished with my bold colours or vintage style. Here’s some of the other lengths I go to.

I’m proud to say that having a thirst for knowledge and detail has resulted in National Photographer of the Year & “Queensberry Bragging Rights” awards.

I’m based close to Manchester, just on the outskirts of Cheshire, but also cover weddings throughout the UK and throughout the world with my destination wedding photography.

WE!

If this sounds like the You + Me that you want with your wedding photographer, please get in touch to discuss your day in more detail! I’d love to hear more about your plans and you’d be welcome to visit to chat about photography in more detail, with no obligation.

Recent full weddings

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Where do I travel? What types of weddings do I cover?

I am based close to Warrington, so many of my weddings are based around the North West of England close to Manchester and in the surrounding counties, but I travel throughout the UK and internationally with destination weddings too. I have photographed as far away as Wales and Scotland and abroad in Sicily and Italy. I’m love to travel.

I’ve photographed at some of the UK most stunning luxury venues too, such as the incredibly lavish Claridges in Mayfair, prestigious Peckforton Castle, gothic Allerton Castle, intimate Inglewood Manor, regal Knowsley Hall, memorable Chatsworth House, timeless Thornton Manor, relaxed Ashes farm and unique Styal Lodge.

When offered to opportunity, I take full advantage of stunning gardens at Kew GardensArley HallIscoyd Park and Coombe Abbey or one-off locations like Nunsmere Hall pier. I’m equally at home making the most of extraordinary architecture in urban locations like Great John Street Hotel and Manchester Town Hall.

If you’re looking for a winter wedding, I’m very experienced at working with the light on a shorter day and didn’t mind getting my feet caked in snow at Eaves Hall! Whenever I can, I rise to exclusive challenges such as a same sex weddingSteampunk weddingBoho styled wedding, Papakata tent wedding or Chinese wedding.

I also love the unique traditions of Muslim, Hindu and Sikh ceremonies in Asian weddings and am experienced with the traditions of each.

Whether you’re looking for a UK photographer close to home at a stunning Cheshire country house, or an urban Manchester venue or dream of a beautiful destination wedding by the beach, I will be available for your special day.

For photographers

If you’re interested in the techniques I use in my wedding photography and the equipment I use, I have a section just for you. If you’re interested in training, please get in touch.
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