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What Do You Want From Your Wedding Photography?


unposed, unscripted, natural photography that documents your day
for you and future generations?

YES!

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What Do You Want From Your Wedding Photography?


unposed, unscripted, natural photography that documents your day
for you and future generations?

YES!

...scroll down to find out more...

Call it whatever you like - documentary, reportage, candid, contemporary. It doesn't really matter what label you use, what matters are the photographs.

Let me tell the story of your wedding day...


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the Anticipation...


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the Anticipation...


Just want to take this opportunity to say you’ve been absolutely brilliant from start to finish. When we were first looking for our photographer we trawled what felt like hundreds of websites to find what suited us best. When we came across yours we instantly knew! We only met with one photographer (you!) and you made us feel at ease straight away. On the day we barely knew you were there! But that was great as it meant you captured our day as naturally as possible. You worked at least a 12 hour day too - on your feet all day! Your photos were all stunning, all works of art and we’re so glad to have picked you. Thank you for everything! We’ll treasure these photographs for years to come.
— Rhiannon & Richard

 

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the Tears...


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the Tears...


Professional from start to finish, we let him get on with it and barely noticed him at the wedding. Fantastic photos - his documentary style with only a few posed shots really tells the day in a beautiful way.

Give him creative freedom and you will be over the moon!
— Elaine & David

 

 

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the Laughter...


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the Laughter...


Simon was an absolute professional from start to finish. His reportage style meant we could fully enjoy our special day without having to stop, pose and wait for the photos to be taken. From getting ready to the first dance, the way Simon documents the day in the album takes you on an amazing journey of your special day. Always inconspicuous, but able to capture the most precious memories, made Simon the ideal photographer for us.

Thanks again Simon, we will be forever grateful every time we look at the photos and we will continue to recommend you to all our friends!
— Tara & Owain

 

 

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The Joy...


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The Joy...


Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous photos! Professional from start to finish. Simon instinctively knew exactly what we wanted. Simon produced the most amazing photos without getting in the way-in fact we hardly knew he was there! We’ve had so many comments from our friends about how beautiful our photos are and how wonderful moments and pure emotion was captured throughout the day. Our album not only contains stunning photographs but has been beautifully produced. Thank you so much. This photographer is pure class, I cannot recommend Simon enough.
— Vik & Rob

 

 

 

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The Quiet Moments...


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The Quiet Moments...


Simon came highly recommended, but we were still gobsmacked with the final results – an album full of fantastic shots that perfectly captured our special day. His unobtrusive style of working and pleasant manner was commented on by our guests, and I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending him. Thanks for doing such a brilliant job, Simon!
— Kate & Sam

 

 

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The Cute Moments...


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The Cute Moments...


Prior to our wedding, we only met with one photographer, and having seen the results of Simon’s work, we knew we’d made the right choice. In an inconspicuous manner he captured the day perfectly, and has produced the photographs in a way that tells a story of our wedding. The album itself is of an exceptional quality, and Simon has shown great attention to detail throughout, even down to the presentation case of the DVD. We couldn’t recommend him enough – thank you Simon.
— Cadi & Jordan
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The Funny Moments...


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The Funny Moments...


You won’t find a more inconspicuous, polite and considerate professional; the photos were perfect – just what we were after, with an emphasis on the natural and spontaneous – with so many magical moments captured, and his wonderful use of light and dark contrasts, (we don’t remember a flash-gun all day!) We couldn’t recommend him highly enough, and a number of the guests are seeking him out (as we write this) having been so impressed with his album which it has to be said is spellbinding! Genuine value for money, thanks Simon!
— Jodie & Oliver

 

 

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the Energetic Moments...


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the Energetic Moments...


Simon is an amazing photographer who, as well as being extremely professional, has a personal and friendly approach which was just wonderful for our day and all our guests loved him. Simon’s style captured every special moment and everyone who has seen our album has commented at how lovely and natural the pictures look.

Simon – thank you so very much for giving us the perfect memento of the best day of our lives.
— Kim & Cris

 

 

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Featured Weddings


because you need to see more than just one-off portfolio pictures.

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Featured Weddings


because you need to see more than just one-off portfolio pictures.

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Top 10 Questions


some things you'll want to ask.

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Top 10 Questions


some things you'll want to ask.

How many hours do you stay on the day?

As many as necessary. I try to be there as early as needed to get a good set of pictures of the bride and groom getting ready, and I stay at least until the first dance, and usually a bit longer. There's no need for you to worry about how many hours you've paid for and whether I'm going to leave before the first dance. I'm not a clockwatcher!

Do you shoot colour as well as black and white?

Yes. I shoot everything on high-end digital cameras which shoot in colour. However, I'm a big fan of black and white photographs and when doing the post-production work on your images, I will make monochrome conversions of most of them. When I do, you will get both the colour and monochrome image files so you can choose which you like best.

Do you shoot the formal group photos as well as reportage?

Yes. Although the vast majority of my photographs will be candid, documentary style moments, I understand that most people want to get a few formal group shots. I'm happy to do these and I keep it very simple so they usually don't take long.

Do you need feeding during the wedding breakfast?

No. Don't worry about me. I usually take a break during the meal and bring my own food.

Do you work with an assistant?

No. Working as an unobtrusive documentary photographer is much more difficult if you have an assistant in tow! I've never found I've needed one.

What equipment do you use?

While this isn't really important, since its the photographs that matter, not the equipment used, I do get asked this a lot. I generally carry two identical high-end Canon digital SLRs and a Leica M9 rangefinder with a range of lenses for both systems.

How many pictures do we get?

I aim to supply approximately 250 high resolution, colour corrected, print-ready images on your flash drive. Most of these will be supplied in both black and white and colour. Over the years I've found that 250 works out to be a good number - enough so you have plenty of variety and comprehensive coverage, but not too many that its overwhelming. Nobody needs to see 1000 pictures from a wedding day - you should only see the very best work.

Do I have to order an album?

No. I will supply you with a USB flash drive from which you can have your own prints made, but if you would like to choose photographs to be printed in a top quality album, I will happily arrange that for you. Personally, even with all the latest technology that's now available, I still think the best way to present your pictures is in printed form. See the "Albums" page for more information.

Are you insured?

Yes. I have both professional indemnity and public liability insurance.

Do you have contingency plans in case of emergencies?

I have a network of colleagues who also shoot weddings in a very similar style to me. They are experienced professionals and I would have no hesitation in calling on them to cover for me in circumstances where it was impossible for me to get to your wedding. So far, this has never been necessary. I have a new, reliable car, with full AA cover, multiple cameras and lenses in case of failure and a comprehensive computer backup system to keep your images safe after the wedding. Trust me, I'm more paranoid about this stuff than you are!

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Booking


its all very simple.

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Booking


its all very simple.

I’m a photographer, not a salesman.

You won't get any sales-speak from me. Or any complicated contracts or rules. Or any surprise additional costs.

One price gets you everything from your morning preparations on your wedding day to having a beautifully printed storytelling album in your hands.

Currently the cost is £1850.

This includes a full day of photography (no clock-watching!), travel anywhere in mainland England and Wales, your finished collection of photographs supplied, ready to print, on a USB flash drive, an online gallery of those same images AND a high-end 12x12" 20 spread Folio fine-art album. Everything included and no "extras" to worry about.

I include an album in the package because I think its important. If you really don't want one then the price drops to £1500. And if you're getting married out of season or mid-week, let me know and I may be able to discount the price a bit depending on my diary.

If you’d like to discuss your plans, please fill in the contact form here or get in touch on 07973 442527 and we can arrange to meet up for a chat.

I look forward to hearing from you.

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Get In Touch


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Get In Touch


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