Whether you are getting married in the shiny metropolis of Manchester city centre, or the rural village towns of Cheshire, there are many talented photographers around the Greater Manchester area that will be able to turn your special day into artistic keepsakes.
Your wedding photography album should say something about your story and your style as a couple, so it’s always advisable to look around for the right photographer who can adapt to your tastes and desires. To narrow down your search, here are the top 8 wedding photographers near Manchester:
Wes Webster is situated in Staffordshire, but is willing to travel all over the UK to photograph your big day. This photographer loves what he does, and says that every wedding, with all its laughter, joy and humour, often has him giggling behind the camera, as he strives to capture the most spontaneous moments and expressions that make the day so special.
Haydn Rydings is a skilled photographer who has worked all over Europe for the likes of MTV. He specialises in destination weddings but can also be on hand to photograph your big day in Manchester. First and foremost, Haydn is a creative, and so he has adapted his style over the years to have a unique aesthetic and confident approach to wedding photography.
For 7 years, Will Fuller has been taking fantastic photos of beautiful weddings around the Staffordshire and Manchester area. His style is relaxed, and he only needs 30 minutes of your guest’s time for posed family photos, then 15 minutes for your newlywed portraits, and the rest of the time you can enjoy your special day while he captures it all from the sidelines. No matter the location or the weather, Will can make your day look as magical as it felt. Due to the business of a wedding day, you may not be able to take it all in at the time, and that is why Will strives to make sure your photography album is a keepsake to last a lifetime.
Based in Manchester, Shane Webber is a professional wedding photographer with over 9 years of experience. His photography style combines the natural with the contemporary, which is a unique approach that attracts modern couples. After having photographed hundreds of weddings, Shane understands that each wedding is incredibly different and personal to each couple, and so can adapt to suit your every need.
Rachel Joyce is a romantic at heart, which means that she most definitely LOVES her job. Working around Lancashire and the North West, this photographer works so well with colours that each photo looks like a true work of art. Her style “blends authentic documentary images, with fine art styled details and creative and relaxed portraiture”, and most of her photos include smiles and spontaneous laughter rather than posed stances.
Matthew Grainger operates throughout Greater Manchester and the North West, and has a natural and unobtrusive style. You won’t even know that Matthew is there, as he won’t interrupt your special moments while capturing them perfectly through his lens. As a professional, Matthew is relaxed yet also a perfectionist, which makes for beautiful and spontaneous photos.
These Manchester wedding photographers are obsessed with perfecting wedding photography that every couple and guest falls in love with. They work wonders incorporating the landscape or cityscape into fine art imagery, alongside a fantastic story telling approach that encapsulates the best memories of your day. Pixies in the Cellar are an award winning company, and were in four of the worlds top 100 wedding photographers lists, by Fearless photographers, ISPWP, WPS and MyWed rankings, so you can entrust them with the responsibility of snapping your special day.
Voted one of the best wedding photographers in the North West, Barry of Autumn Stone Photography has a predominantly documentary style with a few group shots thrown in for Mum and Dad. He shoots pretty much anywhere, but mainly Manchester, Stockport, Cheshire and the Lakes. Barry captures real life moments in the most natural way possible, and he has a lot of experience that allows him to anticipate the spontaneous and special moments before they happen.
No matter your style, theme or venue, there is the perfect photographer in Greater Manchester that will be honoured to capture all the laughter and joy that constitutes your wedding day. With this list of the top 10, your search will be much easier!
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