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Rick Dell Photography

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About

Rick Dell Photography is an award-winning wedding photography company based in Manchester, England. Owner Rick has been a professional photographer for over 25 years; in that time, he has covered more than 1,300 weddings. His expertise and his warm, friendly personality give couples the freedom and confidence they need to make their day their own. Rick always works with a smile on his face. He is passionate about his craft, and he can’t wait to meet you and discuss your plans for your big day.

Services Offered

Rick Dell Photography is looking forward to your wedding celebration. Each wedding package features an engagement session or pre-wedding session, a USB stick, a pre-wedding venue check, a pre-meeting to chat about your unique wedding day in detail and an email list. Couples can avail of professional editing services, a selection of fine albums, high-quality storybooks, cases, luxury albums, an online password-protected gallery, and prints.

Highlights

Services

Photography, pre wedding, albums, mini albums, digital album, high resolution photos

Wedding Package

Brides prep. to a bit past the first dance usb of high res. images pre wedding shoot and usb pre meeting I always check your venue before the wedding day great service from an award winning full

Travel

Yes, noth west england

Served in

Cheshire and Greater Manchester

Frequently Asked Questions

How far in advance should I contact you?

As soon as you have booked your date and venue I do take bookings 3 years in advance

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?

No

What is the charge for traveling?

dependant on where

What style of photos do you take?

Traditional
Artistic
Photo journalism
Other (Naural images and some creative posing any group images you want your day how you want and what you want)

What kind of technology do you use?

Digital

Do you use a specific technique or innovative approach?

natural friendly spontaneus listening always to all my bride and grooms

What kind of equipment do you use?

Canon

Do you offer any tool to display the photos online?

Yes, on line gallery password protected

What's the delivery time for a photographic report?

1 month

Do you send all the photos taken?

No

Do you work alone or do you have a team of professionals?

Alone

In case of unforeseen circumstances, do you have a replacement photographer?

Yes

Do you have the rights to publish the wedding photos?

Yes

Do you charge per hour or per event?

Per event

If needed, would you be able to work extra hours?

Yes

How do you charge extra time?

depends when and for how much time. Discus please

What are the forms of payment?

Deposit on booking Final payment 4 weeks before date

How do you work?

Always in a friendly and professional manner With a caring nature as I love my job and want to help all my customers Pride on providing great service always With a smile and always wanting to talk

Served in

Cheshire and Greater Manchester

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    Dan G. Married on 27/11/2021
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    Couldn't have been better

    Rick was brilliant from start to finish for our wedding. He went and had a look at our venue before our wedding day as he hadn’t been there before, to get some ideas for pictures. We received our pictures within a few weeks and the quality and range of pictures is fantastic, as is the quality of the album we’ve chosen.

    Couldn’t have asked for a better photographer and would highly recommend.
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    Kaley G. Married on 30/08/2021
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    Highly recommended

    We had the privilege of Rick being our photographer for our wedding in August 2021. He was highly recommended to us by our venue and our other suppliers. We had our pre wedding photo shoot in Denzel Gardens in Altrincham, it was clear from here that Rick was passionate about his work and a lovely guy; we felt at ease straightaway. On the wedding day he arrived early and stayed till late with his passion and enthusiasm from the get his. Rick knew every inch of the venue and where he could get the best shots from of me and my new husband. Everyone was so complimentary about Rick and said how lovely he was and how he made everyone feel relaxed and comfortable, we have no hesitation in recommending Rick. Thank you again for photographing our wedding, Kaley and Tom.
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    Dale R. Married on 14/08/2021
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    Amazing photos telling the story of your day

    Rick was our Wedding photographer for our big day in August 2021. Rick came highly recommended by one of our other wedding suppliers and once we viewed some of his portfolio, we knew he was the one for us. My wife and I met with Rick well before the Wedding where we all got to know each other, he walked us through the sort of pictures and poses we would do on the day, he took several photos which was our Pre-Wedding shoot and we just had a pleasant chat and stroll through some local gardens which Rick had recommended. It was obvious from this first meeting that Rick has a great passion for his work but also goes that extra mile in getting to know his clients and what they want from their day. On the wedding day Rick worked tirelessly to get all the usual wedding photos and was there from very early in the morning to well in the evening, he has a great skill in catching those lovely candid moments where people are just enjoying themselves. The pictures themselves are amazing and viewing them brings all the memories of the day back to life, he makes such good use of his surroundings to get some truly lovely shots. I would happily recommend Rick to anyone looking for that special photographer you will not be disappointed.
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    Corrine S. Married on 01/05/2021
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    Wedding photography

    From the outset Rick was friendly and approachable. He remained so even when we had to postpone due to Covid. He was helpful and understanding throughout challenging and uncertain times.
    When the big day arrived he was punctual, diligent and enthusiastic. Gave flexibility due to constant changing situations without any difficulty.
    We have some wonderful photos and fantastic memories of the day.
    Would highly recommend Rick to anybody looking for a reliable and professional wedding photographer.
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    Francesca S. Married on 20/02/2021
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    Outstanding professionalism and truly great photography!

    Rick is amazing! We would never go anywhere else for photos now, and consider Rick the best! From the first day we met him over two years ago, we knew he was the right photographer for us for our wedding day. Always professional and with great suggestions, our first meeting with Rick showed us how friendly he was and so supportive in what we envisioned. We had to change our date three times, and on all occasions, he was so wonderful and made the moves so smooth and easy for us. We managed to get our pre-wedding shoot in with Rick before lockdown in 2020 and it was a wonderful morning just chatting and getting lots of natural photos which we were over the moon with. We made a vast list of who we wanted photos with on the day and where we wanted them as well! Rick knows Mere Court where we got married really well, so we knew this was a bonus! From the second Rick stepped in to the hotel on the morning of our wedding, he made us all feel really comfortable, happy and excited! The photos are just so incredible and really do speak a thousand words! The thought, detail and care gone into each photo is outstanding, and we are just so happy with every single one of them! Rick went above and beyond from start to finish, and we cannot wait to go back when our second child is born for another day of photos! Thank you so much Rick! Amazing quality and outstanding detail and professionalism. Franchi and Mike.
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    Megan H. Married on 31/03/2022
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    The perfect photographer

    We cannot recommend Rick enough for our wedding photography, he went above and beyond in every aspect of the day to capture everything perfectly. The photos were absolutely stunning, so amazing at what he does and such a lovely, humble person. So much time and effort went into our day, before and after the day too, it was so clear how much he loves to do what he does. We couldn’t have wished for anyone else to have been there to capture it for us.

    Rick Dell Photography's reply:

    Hi Megan thank you for your kind review
    It was a pleasure to help you
    Congratulations again to you both
    I wish you a long and happy future together
    Rick
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    Carmen R. Married on 11/12/2021
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    Rollinson’s

    Rick was fabulous and professional photographer. Love our wedding photos. Great eye for capturing the right moment. I would highly recommend Rick Dell Photography!
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    Gemma S. Married on 19/11/2021
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    Wonderful & Professional

    We had our special day last month, our photos are incredible.
    We got exactly what we asked for and much more. Rick was professional and kind throughout. With a 2 week turn around for all our images back which is just brilliant, what’s not to love?

    We had a pre wedding shoot where we got to know eachother and then a pre wedding meet up at Ricks home studio to discuss our day. During this meeting we discussed all the shots we’d like and finalised details to put us at ease.

    Rick was fantastic on the day and we are super happy with our photos!

    Rick Dell Photography's reply:

    thank you Gemma for your very kind review
    It was a great pleasure to help you and your family on your special day .
    Kind Regards Rick
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    Helen M. Married on 04/08/2021
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    Absolutely outstanding

    Rick Dell recently took the photos for our wedding and he really made our day special by making us so relaxed, making us laugh, guiding us through the photos and making us feel like the most important people in the world. He helped us through COVID and remained professional throughout and helped us when we had to postpone our wedding. He was very flexible and made us feel special. He did exactly what we wanted him to do and did not put any pressure on us to do anything different. He is a true professional and I would recommend him to all couples who are getting married. He will make you feel like the most important people in the world and he will take the time getting to know you. His prices are fair and reasonable because he quite literally “does the whole package” and he takes the time to go to through everything with you. We were thrilled with him and would use him again.

    Rick Dell Photography's reply:

    Hi Helen
    Thank you so much for your very kind review. It was a pleasure to help you and meet your families.
    Kind regards Rick
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    Michelle H. Married on 31/07/2021
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    Fantastic!

    Wedding Day 31st July 2021
    Planning a wedding at any time can often be a stressful process but then, throw COVID in to the mix and that stress is amplified We had three wedding date changes due to lockdowns, rules changes etc. But fortunately for us our photographer Rick Dell didn't add to the stress, he went out of his way to be accommodating with the date changes we had to make and was adept at communicating with us throughout the whole unprecedented period - one of the many reasons that we chose him!
    We initially were recommended Rick, by several friends and colleagues who had used him as their wedding photographer and he certainly came through! Right from the moment we met him we were put immediately at ease - looking at his previous work in his studio filled us with even more confidence that he was the right photographer for us. He discussed with us the types of shots we would like and advised us with what shots would work well as he had an extensive knowledge of our venue.
    When the day of the wedding arrived, Rick fitted seamlessly into the day, not only making sure that we had the pictures that we requested but he also took a mirade of images of our special day thats were so natural and candid - this was exactly what we wanted. He captured the humour and joy of our day perfectly! Each image we have is an absolute accurate reminder of the day - which we will treasure and re-visit for ever! I would highly recommend Rick Dell!

    Michelle and Mathew Browne.
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    Highly recommended

    We first met Rick at the Mere Court Hotel wedding fayre. Rick was very approachable and also knowledgeable of the venue he ha photographed many times. He also showed us specific wedding albums of the venue to give us an idea of what we could expect.

    We took away the information given to us and booked pretty much straight away.
    We felt very relaxed when meeting with Rick about what we wanted from our day. He listened to our requests and also is some suggestions of his own which were greatly received.

    We also had an engagement shoot to get us used to how things would work during the day.

    The day of the wedding flowed fantastically.
    Rick was very understated and was never intrusive. He ran the day to a very strict schedule and was extremely professional throughout.

    The images we received back were incredible and exactly what we had hoped to capture of our special day.
    We had such a hard time choosing our images for the album as there were so many amazing ones!
    The whole experience was easy and enjoyable.
    Rick is very knowledgeable and professional and we are over the moon with the finished product.
    Highly recommended.
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    Rick did an amazing job

    Rick did an amazing job photographing my wedding, and went above and beyond to capture some stunning shots.

    Before the wedding, we discussed how things would work on the day and got to see some of Rick's previous work. We decided on some innovative shots which we wanted on the big day, and also arranged a complimentary engagement shoot. It was a nice touch to get these images, and it also gave us an idea of how things would work on the actual wedding day.

    On the wedding day, Rick was very professional and organised. Photos started as the bridal party were getting ready and continued right up until the evening. Rick was great at organising the different shots, and used some great effects including smoke and sparklers to shoot some truly fantastic photos.

    I would certainly recommend Rick for any event and would not hesitate to book him again in the future.
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    Rick captures the most amazing shots

    Rick photographed our wedding in March 2017. We cannot thank Rick enough for all his help throughout. Rick guided us from our initial meeting with him, through to the engagement shoot, and of course during our wedding day. Rick captures the most amazing shots, his work is exceptional. We cannot recommend Rick highly enough; if you are looking for an outstanding photographer then Rick is your man.
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    The pictures that Rick captured are unbelievable

    We used rick on our wedding day and he was so professional and very patient with my husband who is not to keen on having his photograph taken. The pre wedding shoot is such a good idea to get used to being in front on the camera and what type of photographs we preferred as a couple. Rick is such a nice pleasant guy and made absolutely everyone feel so comfortable and relax throughout the day. The pictures that Rick captured are unbelievable I couldn’t have asked for any better. I would highly recommend rick to anyone getting married.
    Paula
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    Perfect

    We have just received our photo albums and they are perfect. It took a long time to choose the photos to go in the album, loved them all. We can't thank you enough for everything you did, not only on the wedding day, but the consultations before hand and pre wedding shoot. All the preparation meant everything went smoothly on the day and your knowledge of the venue helped when the weather wasn't exactly as planned. Thank you so much

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