Top 100 Wedding Photographers NorthWest, UK

As a photos on canvas printing company, we are often asked about photographer recommendations, so we have decided to compile a list of “Top 100 wedding photographers in northwest” (Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, & Merseyside).

How the list is compiled?

The list is based on reviews/recommendations from our customers. We also searched internet for reviews of all the photographers on this list and choose the best ones.

There is a lot of research put into compiling this list and we are in no way affiliated to any of the photographers on this list or asked for any payment to include them in this list.

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Rachel Joyce

Woodfield Avenue, Accrington

Rachel adopts a natural style of photography and loves photographing weddings and being a part of the couple’s big day. Her approach to wedding photography is very relaxed and ensures that you enjoy the wedding day as much as possible with your friends and family rather than concentrating on posing for the camera all the time.

Paul Barron

Chorley New Road Horwich Bolton Lancashire

Paul Barron has a passion for photography with a strong style and understanding of light and composition to create stunning wedding images. He knows how to capture the magic, romance and emotions of your wedding day. From the bridal preparations and throughout the day, natural reportage photos are taken along with some fun shots and family photos.

Shane Webber

24 Bridgewater Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

Shane Webber believes in capturing unique moment and images and likes his work to stand out. He likes capturing images that are unique and reflect the personalities of the couples and their guests. His photography style is natural and creative and tells the wedding as a story and makes you emotional.

Monika Szmidt

Manchester, UK

Monika Szmidt believes that her photography creates things that are made to last. She strongly believes in love and takes photography as an investment and that your story is worth investing in. She believes that memories are made to last a lifetime so they should be recorded in the most beautiful manner.

Vilija Simpson

13 DAISY MEADOW, Preston, Lancashire

Vilijas Simpson romantic approach to wedding photography promises to produce photographs that will tell a story of the two swans (the couple) who found each other and lived happily ever after. She promises photographs that will be carried in your family for years to come.

Richard Linnett

31 Eaton Avenue, Chester, Cheshire CH4 7HB, United Kingdom

Richard Linnett, a passionate photographer, believes that good photographs are not just about technical or artistic skill, but are the ones that reflect emotions. He loves recording joyful moments of the special day and believes that the quality of pictures is definitely enhanced by building a direct relationship with the participants of the marriage.

Karli Harrison

Northwest, UK

Karli Harrison is true romantic at heart and portrays this passion in her work by putting her heart into whatever she does. Combining a blend of documentary wedding photography mixed with creative photography, she makes her clients as comfortable and happy as possible and captures your special memories in beautiful photos that you will be proud to share with those you love.

Claire Penn

Chester, UK

After returning home from honeymoon six years ago, Claire decided to sell her wedding dress for a DSLR camera, and now she shoot weddings.
She is been finalist twice for best photographer at Wedding industry awards, and also named ‘Top 30 rising stars of wedding photography’ by influential US magazine Rangefinder.


97 King Street, Whalley, Near Clitheroe

Toni loves meeting people and developing friendships with them so he gets a chance to totally blend into the wedding and take photographs that are a true representation and documentation of your wedding day. Toni loves the natural feel to photographs he gets by using the soft luminous light on location.

David Stubbs

Manchester, UK

David is an award winning Manchester wedding photographer covering events throughout UK. David like to take photos naturally with a short session of relaxed photos of couple together.

Camila Clarke

Harrytown Hall, SK6 3BT Stockport

Camila Clarke believes that great pictures will follow you if you are truly enjoying your wedding day. She creates a relaxed environment and lets you enjoy your day to the maximum so that you can give shots that will be more meaningful and produce photographs that will present your wedding day story in an exciting way.

Patrick Dolan

53 Queensferry St, Manchester M40 1HR, UK

Patrick Dolan specializes in wedding and portrait photography by providing the best possible images to capture pivotal moments in your life and record them forever for generations to come and see and feel the excitement of the day in that time.

Rick Dell

6 Crantock Drive, Heald Green, SK8 3EZ Cheadle, Stockport, United Kingdom

Rick Dell never forgets that it’s YOUR day and provides highest level of personal service by offering many packages and albums. He offers a blend of natural spontaneous wedding and portrait photography that is also creative at the same time.

Nick English

Preston, Lancashire

Nick English believes in capturing the magic of even the smallest details and those special tiny moments overflown by emotions that went unnoticed during the wedding. He wants you to enjoy the day so that you can give your best natural shots, while he blends in and captures photographs that explain the story of the day.


10 Capitol Close Bolton, BL1 6LU

Julie likes natural light photography and captures the special moments hidden inside a wedding day with her significant reportage style. She loves capturing natural moments and emotions that will light up your years to come with loving memories of the special day.

Stuart Ainslie

15 The Meadows, Whalley, Blackburn With Darwen, UK

Stuart Ainslies offers his clients to choose from wedding photography options like Informal, journalistic, traditional or modern. The choice is yours but he suggests a mixture so that you can have varying flavours in your wedding album that can clearly tell the story of the day along with some stunning portraits that will add to the magical touch of the album.

David Millington

2 Greenhall Close Garstang, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 1RW

David Millington’s pictures tell the real story of your wedding day, as it happened so that you can relive it over and over and even discover some of the moments you might have missed. He believes that capturing the right story, atmosphere and spirit of your day in the photographs will only allow you to go back in time.

Joe Jord

43 Granary Close, Milton Green, CH3 9DE Chester, Cheshire

Joe captures tiny details and is known for his artistic and stunning fine art wedding photography. His documentary style photography captures the finest details and amazing moments and memories of your wedding day which will bring back all the emotions when you will look at them in years to come.

Adam Riley

Cheshire, UK

Adam is based in outskirts of Manchester and shoot weddings full time. He was awarded winner of Professional Photography Magazine ’Reportage Wedding Photographer of the year’ and was also a multi award winning member of the Wedding Photojournalistic Association.

Lee Frette

Sefton Ave, Brighouse, West Yorkshire HD6 2NB, United Kingdom

Le Frette approaches wedding photography with his gentle and natural style. He gets into capturing details and generously spends times to get to the heart of the wedding day.
His style of taking photographs is gentle and unobtrusive but also engaging at times when needed.

Steven Longbottom

Manchester, UK

Steve defines his style as informal, relaxed, emotive and above all honest. He is like your good friend at your wedding except with a good camera in his hands so he can get best results for you.


Manchester, UK

Rebecca believes that everyone has a story and it’s actually how you want your story remembered. A good story teller photographer can do the trick and keep your story alive for years for people to see through photographs. Rebecca will capture all the moments that make up your story and can make even the most ordinary moments, extraordinary.

Adam Johnson

13 Stonepail Road, Gatley, Cheadle, Cheshire SK8 4EZ

Adam Johnson does not believe in traditional wedding photography like taking random snapshots of a wedding as it goes by in front of him; in fact he believes in being a part of the event so that he can tell and explain your wedding artistically and creatively through his photographs.

Matthew Priestley

6 Peel Ave, WA142UG Altrincham

Mathew Priestly believes that everyone wants to enjoy the Gig Day but no one wants their wedding dominated by time consuming wedding photography. With all these facts, they still want each and every aspect and emotion of day being captured in a way that tells a story. Maintaining an unobtrusive style of working, Matthew retains the real facts in the light of the wishes and expectations and creates excellent results for everyone to enjoy for years to come.


Fairfield House, 21 Washington Lane, Chorley

Alex describes his photography services to be a team of fabulous wedding photographers, Photoshop artists and wedding book designers to create beautiful wedding photography along with custom designed and contemporary albums.

Carl Duffy

103 Somerton Road, Bolton BL2 6LN

Carl Duffy believes that there is nothing more rewarding than hearing the laughter and smiles that comes to your face when you see the wedding photographs and he gets this feeling that he has captured the day exactly the way you wanted to remember it. Carl Duffy is expert in capturing those emotions and moments between the bride and groom that may otherwise go unnoticed.

Johnny Bean

44 Clarence Street, Morecambe

Johnny Bean possesses the ability to shoot beautiful, stylish, relaxed and fun photographs in a documentary style. He studies each client in detail and tailors his photography to them. He has a unique ability of sharing his skill with humour and personality in a way that can put people to ease so that they can give natural photographs of real emotions.

Sheila Morris

92 Red bank Road, Bispham, Blackpool, United Kingdom

Sheila Morris considers that the most important thing in wedding photography is to understand what you want. Whether you like fun and friendly photographs or you want to stay traditional with traditional style portraits. She will listen and do what you want, your way. Sheila believes in providing reasonable prices to match your budget.

Tom & Aneta

Hyde, Cheshire SK14 4TU

A & T take it as a privilege to capture all the love and memories of the biggest day of one’s life in pictures. A & T love having a fun and relaxed atmosphere while working in a wedding as they believe that a relaxed atmosphere will allow the couple to have a good time which is primarily important for a good shoot.

Michelle & Paul

Northwest, UK

Michelle & Paul work throughout, Lancashire & The Northwest including Preston, Blackburn, Burnley, Chorley, Manchester & Oldham.

Mike Lawrence

117 Gainsborough Avenue, Oldham OL8 1AJ

With understanding of people and the effects of light, Mike Lawrence creates spontaneous pictures which bring out the best attributes of your wedding. Friendly, informal and professional approach makes his photography fun, positive and successful for everyone involved.


Northwest, UK

Dan loves storytelling in his own signature documentary style and loves capturing moments that will go unnoticed as you and your guests will be caught up in making those moments. These moments mixed with a variety of emotions, natural smiles and the uncontrollable laughter will create natural, beautiful, fun and creative wedding photographs.


Lancashire, UK

Nichola considers wedding photographs as a special bookmark in the family’s history. She believes that it’s the small details in the big moments that really mean the most to us. Perfect moments like natural smiles and natural love, when you think nobody is watching, are the moments Nichola loves capturing the most.

Neil White

16 Wymundsley, Astley Village, Chorley. Lancs. PR7 1UT

Neil White believes that the photographs of your big day should be as special as the day itself. To ensure the best results, everything from visiting the venue, listing the best scenic spots and discussing the style of photos you prefer is done in advance to your wedding.

Steve and Ruth

LA9 5BN Kendal, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Steve and Ruth consider wedding photography as a voyage of sharing the most important and magical day with the couple who is getting married.
They believe in capturing the passion and excitement of your complete wedding day as they consider wedding photographs to be very special and the only reminder of the most important day in a one’s life.

John Brandwood

699 Chorley Old Road Bolton, UK

John Brandwoods believes that the very best wedding photographs are not composed by instructions; rather they are composed in an instant, to be savoured for a lifetime. He believes in going with the flow of the day and capturing the natural moments as they pass by silently and making them into lifelong impressions.

Andy J

Lydiate, Liverpool

Andy J is a full time professional wedding photographer with 15 year’s experience of photographing weddings and also a qualified member of the RPS - Royal Photographic Society. Andy is based in Liverpool.

Allan Blackett

58 Coledale Meadows, Carlisle, CA2 7NZ.

Allan adds an artistic flair to the memories you will forever hold dear. His personality lends itself to those who are looking to get something creative and fun with an informal and quirky feel. His relaxed and unobtrusive style guarantees that your moments are captured with their true moods.

Hayley Louise

23 Churchill Way, Lomeshaye Industrial Estate Nelson, Lancashire

Hayley Louise provides photographic options from small photographic prints to canvases to beautiful framed photographs and modern montages on coloured acrylic. He provides an affordable studio experience along with a wide range of packages for traditional albums as well as modern storybook albums.


Wrea Green, near Lytham, Lancashire

Anurag aims to give, every one of his clients a legacy. A legacy with photographs that will be handed down from one generation to the other. He believes that for being your documentary wedding photographer he needs to tell or document your story through pictures in a way you want it to be.

Darren Robinson

Northwest, UK

Darren Robinson loves weddings and photographing the couples on the most amazing day of their lives. With a little twist in the unusual and a good addition of creativeness, Darren produces exceptional results and a happy customer.

Bee & Liam

4 Sumpter Pathway, Hoole, Chester, CH2 3JF

Bee & Liam are multi award winning international wedding photographers. They are proud to be current Northwest wedding photographer of the year through both 'The British Institute of Professional Photography' and 'The Master Photographers Association'.

James Tracey

34 Mossley Rd , Oldham, United Kingdom

James Tracey loves capturing the fun on camera. He loves weddings and considers his job to be very important as it demands working on the best day of someone’s life and capturing the true spirit of the day.


111 Ramsden Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 2BW

David photographs wedding with his wife Julie. They pay attention to detail and ensure that no moments are left uncaptured on your wedding day.

Rachel Winter

Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6AS

Rachel is a passionate wedding photographer who believes in creating a relaxed and comfortable environment while photographing as she believes that everyone should enjoy their moment and live in it while she captures the magic of it.

Dave and Sandy Smith

21a Church Road West Kirby Wirral CH48 0RL

Dave and Sandy, a professional photographer couple loves working together. Though being Mr. and Mrs. Smith, they believe in shooting and capturing your special memories in a way that is creative and fun, rather than shooting each other.
Photographing together for over 25 years, both have an eye for composition and skills in Photoshop and album designing.

James Broome

Unit 15 Swinton Hall Industrial Estate Pendlebury Rd, Swinton Manchester, M27 4AJ

James Broome ensures that you can have lots of fun during your photo sessions as this fun and happiness reflects in your final photograph collection.
His unique style offers a relaxed approach and he offers his services both on location and in his own studio. His personal studio holds state-of-art photography equipment and facilities.

Steve and Sandra

6 Webbs Lane Middlewich Cheshire CW10 9DN

Steve and Sandra are a passionate photographer couple who love peoples and weddings. They take special care of every couple and are known for their stunning wedding photography and beautiful bridal portraits.
They are masters in capturing those precious, timeless and genuine moments in the most natural and authentic way.

David Lake

24, 42-44 Sackville St, Manchester M1 3NF, United Kingdom

A naturally talented artist, David’s love for photography started in a very early age. David loves photographing weddings.


Devon Street, Darwen, Lancashire

Gemma believes that genuine moments captured will make memories forever. Her approach to photography is natural, relax and unobtrusive and is about capturing the uniqueness of your wedding as it naturally unfolds. Excellent quality, contemporary and fine art photography tailored to meet you and your individual needs is what Gemma is all about.

Emma Boileau

Manchester, UK

Emma was born and raised in Warwickshire, before adapting Manchester. Her favourite part of job is spending time with lovely people on your special day and adding her own creative spark, being able to tell the story of the day through her photographs.


Preston, Lancashire

Sara keeps her approach to photography natural, spontaneous and relaxed. She observes and captures precious moments in a documentary approach to create a wonderful storybook of your special day. She offers bespoke packages for your Big Day that is tailored well according to your requirements.

David Barry

2 Dunepoint 606 Clifton Drive North, FY8 2RN Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

David Barry believes that it’s important to provide exactly what you want and how you want it and for that, he offers a range of contemporary, informal and formal pictures to suit his customers’ needs.

Harriet & Hayley

Manchester, UK

Most people call them H & H. Harriet & Hayley believe in the uniqueness of every couple and every wedding day and are dedicated to telling the story of your day without clichés and formalities. They promise to deliver photography and stationary that is a celebration of your identity and personality.

Tim Emmerton

Silverwood Withnell Fold, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6 8BB

Tim Emmerton considers himself a story teller. His photographs will tell your story in the most natural way along with a few formal photos and stunning images of the two to complete the magic.

Style Image

34 Balderstone Road, Freckleton, Preston, PR4 1YL

Style Image believes in making a photograph rather than taking it. They believe in fulfilling every bride’s dream of a storybook wedding with their cool and contemporary style of photography and storybook albums. Albums that are personalized and embellished to complete the real story book effect.

Vision Photo

159 Brooke Street, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6 0NG

I have been a passionate wedding photographer based in Chorley Lancashire for nearly 20 years and I have been busy, year on year capturing stunning weddings ever since.

My style is unobtrusive, relaxed and professional, and feel I get the best out of my couples by my laidback aproach and manor.

I love to emphasize on telling a story of a wedding day with classy, natural shots.

I have produced wedding photography in London, The Vatican in Rome, Cyprus and Spain as well as throughout Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire.

I am passionate about your wedding photographs leaving a timely reminder of your day. In the end they are usually all thats left to remind you.

Edwin Stemp

99 Palatine Road, West Didsbury, Manchester, M20 3JQ

Edwin Stemp specialises in modern wedding photography that captures natural, fun and romantic moments while revealing the story of the wedding day. Edwin creates memories that will last a long time and will let you relive the day again and again for years to come.

Hervé Gillet Wedding Photography

Liverpool, UK

Herve take pride to capture a moment in time and preserving its beauty and emotions. Herve believes in bringing out the best in every photo to create the perfect memories for your album as every couple, every wedding is unique and memorable and this uniqueness should shine through.

Chris Kirk

Northwest, UK

Chrish Kirk considers it his job to enable you to enjoy remembering each and every moment of your wedding afterwards. Chris believe that photographing a wedding requires an understanding of people as much as knowledge of cameras and lenses. Works invisibly with ‘silent’ and a stabilised, long lens to catch candid moments as you mingle with your guests. A few formal photographs will also be taken to add to the magic of the final photographs.

Peter Wynne

Northwest, UK

Peter Wynne offers a friendly, approachable and reliable service. He ensures that your wedding photographs are natural, creative and beautiful while making your wedding experience enjoyable for you and your guests. Peter offers a variety of wedding photography packages which can be customised to meet your requirements.

Emilie May Photography

United Kingdom

Emilie and John Paul love what they do! They have a passion for documentary style photography. Their eye to capture beauty in something ordinary and love for capturing moments and emotions is something that distinguishes their approach from others. They believe in finding out and highlighting the individuality of each wedding event through their photographs.

David Walters

61 Canning St Liverpool L8 7NW, United Kingdom

David Walters loves taking stunning portraits while using dramatic lighting effects to create the wow factor in every photograph.
His photographs will stop the viewer in their tracks and cast a magical spell. Apart from this, he also loves capturing natural moment and emotions during the wedding that will reveal the true emotions and essence of the wedding.

Jonny Draper

Northwest, UK

Jonny Draper understands the individuality of each person and tries to understand the bride and groom what they want from that day. He loves shooting weddings as it’s the happiest day of a couple’s life. Johny loves what he does and the fact that the brides and grooms also love what he does.

David Stanbury

166 Gidlow Lane, Wigan

David Stanbury focuses to capture all the love, laughter, emotion & craziness that makes your wedding personal to you. He considers photography as a passion and not a job and considers himself lucky for getting the opportunity to photograph the most special moments of one’s life. He takes his photography style and customer service as the core of his work.


Stockport, South Manchester

Barry believes that your photographs should be as special to you in the years to come as it is today. His style of photographing weddings or portraits and his attention to small details ensure that the end result is beautiful and imaginative. He has a very relaxed, modern and contemporary style of photography with a hint of tradition.

Lee Jennings

Manchester, UK

Lee Jennings believes that the feeling and the joys of seeing everyone together and families reuniting over the weddings are unmatchable and beautiful which come with a different flavour in every wedding. Her style of photography is a reportage and she takes every wedding as an opportunity to capture the uniqueness of moments. She also includes traditional style photographs to work their magic.

Alan Mellalieu

A P Weddings 30a Hare Hill Road Littleborough Lancs OL15 9BA

Alan Mellalieus’ photography blends modern and traditional styles resulting in a collection of beautiful wedding memories that you will treasure for years to come and will take you back to your special day whenever you will view them.

Hannah Dornford-May

Manchester, UK

Hannah believes that each and every wedding is different and she loves discovering how you’ve put your plans into action. Her natural documentary, storytelling wedding photography allows you to enjoy your day while she mingles with your family and friends, capturing moments and recording your day as it happens.

Jason Chambers

1 Riverside Court Keswick Cumbria CA12 5NS

Jason Chambers work expresses emotions and results in creating a beautiful artistic record of your day. His work creates a modern blend of documentary and location photography.