Suffolk & Essex Wedding Photography Portfolio

Wedding Photography Essex & Suffolk – Portfolio Galleries

You can see examples of my wedding photography from venues all across Suffolk & Essex in these portfolio galleries.

Of course, as I photograph an entire wedding day, many styles lend themselves to different times of the day. I photograph details, casual moments, atmospheric shots and a few of the traditional groups. What you see here only touches upon the photographic coverage from a whole wedding.

Simple, classic symetry in black and white, at the towerWafting the bride's veil!Using Off-camera flash to bring out texturesFraming a photograph in a doorway of arched window is always effective! Even better with three arches!Striking reflection over one of the lakes at Leez PrioryA very relaxed pose at Granary Estates, the bride laughing as she hangs on the groom's shoulderOne of the ancient carvings in a doorway at leez Priory is such a nice spot to nestle the wedding rings for a detail photograph!The bride and groom, both professional ballroom dancers, dance partners and teachers strike a pose for me at the staircase at Gosfield HallLovely red-brick textures and green leafyness. A really relaxed and happy wedding photoWedding photography by the stone urn at Gosfield. Adding soft, out-of-focus edges to photos can create a nice look!Wedding ring detail photo, sitting on hessian and lace detailing of bouquetMoving the bride's veil through the photo for nice out-of-focus elementsFraming a wedding photograph through the treesSunset at Gosfield Hall wedding, with bride and groom silhouettedThe front of Leez Priory is so distinctive!Tender moment between newlyweds. Relaxed wedding photography at Gosfield HallBride, with her bridesmaids. This photo shows off the bridesmaids dress colours and the hairdo's of the girlsLavender in bloom at Leez Priory's towerEveryone enjoying the first dance at Alpheton Hall BarnUsing out-of focus elements to bring your eye to the sharpness of the main subject of the photoOut-of-focus elements giving a more candid feel to the photographA very dramatic wedding photograph - the bright orange colour inside the cart lodge at Moreves barn. photographed with off-camera flashRelaxed, informal wedding photographyGroomsmen sit within the LOVE marquee letters in the ground at the Channels estateThe south face of Gosfield Hall with early evening low sun bringing out the textureThe groom and groomsmen!Hengrave Hall Church Photography
A Back-lit shot like this has a really striking look to it, but I also love including architectural details of settings like this, the church at Hengrave Hall. I find it really pleasing how nicely the stone texture comes across.Beautiful pink sunset framed with archway, off-camera flash bringing out the white edges to enhance it furtherA lovely time of the day, when the sun is going down, but the sky is still very blue! Off camera flash, and dramatic framing with the bride and groom low int he frame to enhance thew feeling of a big sky!A night time wedding photograph, the bride and groom in front of Leez Priory, lit by off-camera flashEvening photo of the groomsmen with cigars, their smoke picked out by off-camera flash lightingThis photo is a great way of showing the ring details, with a background of the wedding suit's colours. An added bonus in this example is the heart-shape made by the shade falling on the hands!Classic and simple, no fancy camera angles, posing or tricks. Just a gorgeous location!Sweeping the bride's veil through the photo gives it a feel of motionBride and Groom walking the grounds at Gosfield Hall, with stag statue behind. The bride's veil blowing gently in the wind.The gate to the back lake at Leez Priory has something of a 'secret garden' feel to itVery relaxed feeling wedding photograph at a quiet corner of the grounds at Gosfield Hall One of my trademark shots using off camera flash to replicate the look of an overhead streetlightBlack and white wedding photography. One of the long corridors at Gosfield HallCasual wedding photography at Leez Priory's towerDramatic evening sunset photo with bride's veil flying in the wind. This shot was created with the help of an off-camera flash, balanced carefully to show the sunset and light the bride and groom well.Wedding photo with blue sky and fluffy cloudsNight time photo at the famous Blue Doors at Gosfield HallBride and groom photographed having a quiet moment by one of the stag statues at Gosfield Hall. Casual, relaxed wedding photographyWedding Rings on Military Sword
It's nice to find different places to photograph the wedding rings, this military sword was very appropriate as it was the sword the groom carried as part of his military dress uniform.Bridesmaids photobomb a photo from the top of the stairs at Gosfield Hall!Framing a wedding photo through leavesA Happy Bride and Groom at Leez PrioryBride and groom, walking in the grounds at Gosfield HallBlack and white wedding photograph at the South face at Gosfield HallOff-camera lighting and strong reflection make for a striking photo at Woodhall ManorWalking through Leez Priory's main arched doorwayAn ovewrhead group photograph in the shape of a heartDramatic sunset at Leez Priory, lit with off-camera flash to save the bride and groom from being silhouettesVeil blowing in an 'S' shape. The classic 'walking away and looking back' wedding photograph, made all the better by the wind blowing the veil into a lovely 'S' shape!Huge Redwood tree at Gosfield Hall with bride and groom looking off-cameraA sparkler-exit at Leez PrioryDouble-Exposure Photography. This is a striking image created using one heavily silhouetted image of the bride and groom and another of the tree-line at Gosfield. I think this one works particularly well with the bride's fur bolero!A tender moment, in a golden field of wheat, on the walk back to Gosfield Hall from the Church ceremonyThe wonderful carved details in one of the old doors at Leez Priory are just perfect for sitting wedding rings in for a detail photograph. Especially good when the wedding rings have this much detail!Walking photographs are always my favourites!Leez Priory's striking front, with big blue sky and fluffy cloudsGorgeous sunset at Gosfield Hall! Bride and groom strike a pose. Lit with off-camera lighting setupStriking reflection of Woodhall Manor. I love this low angle over the water at Woodhall Manor, getting as long as I can to show as much of the building in the reflection as I can.A night time photo at Leez Priory with candles and floodlightsBride finishing her drink!
The ride from the church to the reception was quite short on this wedding, so the bride had to finish her drink quickly, made for a very fun photo!Blue sky framed by archway with bride and groom having a quiet momentGreat blue sky, meadow and lake. This photo really has a relaxed, timeless feel to it!Dramatic big blue sky at Gosfield!I love how the I managed to get the church into the frame, to show what the subject is looking at, and really telling more of a story from one image

Many, many more examples of my photography can be seen across my website, from my Blog pages, or you can browse these blogs sorted by wedding venue.

You can view Entire weddings under ‘view photos‘, as wedding guests will view, though many of these will password-protected. Top Venues may show you a specific wedding venue you’d like to see my photography at, or you may like to view my Blog

If you’d like to see if I’m available to photograph your wedding, please visit my Availability Page – Thanks, Ben

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