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On since 2021

Last update: November 2023

Based in Durham City, Dash Photography captures weddings throughout County Durham, Darlington, and the rest of Northeast England.

Your wedding photos are here!!!!

Dash Photography offers a comfortable and relaxed approach to photography, ensuring I put the client's needs first and helping to ensure you enjoy your wedding day. Whether you would like posed, traditional or natural wedding photography, I am comfortable shooting most wedding photography styles to ensure you get the best day of your life.

I am an experienced and award-winning wedding photographer, fully insured with backup equipment. Our wedding packages have been priced to suit most budgets.

Based in County Durham, Dash Photography captures weddings throughout the north of the UK, having photographed weddings in the Northwest and Cumbria, up to the borders and Scotland and from Northumberland down to North Yorkshire.

I've run a successful photography studio for many years before taking time off to start a family and pursue other interests. I am now pleased to be back shooting weddings with the assistance of my youngest daughter, who is already a talented photographer. I love shooting weddings and working with couples to create stunning images. I am comfortable with most wedding photography styles and specialise in making clients feel at ease in front of the camera.

Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Pre wedding
Post wedding
Mini albums
Digital album
High resolution photos
Other (Specialists in Boudoir & Bridal Boudoir to enhance your wedding photography)

What does the wedding package include?

We offer either part day or full day - to keep things simple. Album packages available and also wedding upgrades, check my website for details

How far in advance should I contact you?

We will consider both short notice (subject to availability) and advance bookings. I recommend booking as early as possible to secure your date as we do fill our calendar quite quickly

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?


Are you able to travel?

Yes, we cover County Durham & Darlington, Tyne, Wear & Tees, North Yorkshire and Northumberland. I鈥檓 excited to announce that due to demand we are also able to cover weddings across Cumbria

What is the charge for traveling?

Negotiable. Varies dependant on location. Travel within 90 mile radius is covered in the package

What style of photos do you take?

Photo journalism
Fine art photography

What kind of technology do you use?

Other (Drone, top of the range digital camera equipment and a range of portable lighting equipment)

Do you use a specific technique or innovative approach?

We are very experienced in photographing people and can easily make you feel comfortable in front of the camera. We love to be creative if given the chance, also use a drone for unique perspectives

What kind of equipment do you use?

Canon R5 Mirrorless & Canon R6 MKII - Selection of L series lenses - all equipment considered professional. We also have a DJI drone- great for aerial shots

Do you offer any tool to display the photos online?

Yes, our Website - secure and private password protected galleries

What's the delivery time for a photographic report?

1 month

Do you send all the photos taken?


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


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


Do you have the rights to publish the wedding photos?


Do you charge per hour or per event?

Per event

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


How do you charge extra time?

Clients are able to pay ad-hoc via my website

What are the forms of payment?

Credit/Debit Card - Bank Transfer - Cash

How do you work?

We look for images that have 'moments' in them - whether emotion or story telling. We want to record the day almost as an emotional diary, we love being creative too. We want you to enjoy your wedding

Served in

Durham, North Yorkshire and Northumberland

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100% Recommended by couples

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22 reviews
Sarah Married on 02/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely perfect wedding photographer

We didn鈥檛 want a very formal approach to our wedding photographs, as our wedding was deviating from the traditional format. Dash and his team fully embraced this, tailoring their suggestions and approach to match our day from start to finish. Dash went above and beyond to make sure we felt comfortable and were happy throughout, and we felt completely at ease, despite being two people not particularly comfortable in front of a camera. Many of our guests also commented on the approach to photography, they were impressed with the speed and openness to capture ad hoc photos throughout the day.

The drone shots helped capture the amazing location we had for the day, and Dash embraced my desire to have photos taken whilst stood in a river. We can鈥檛 recommend Dash highly enough.
Steph N. Married on 19/07/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Booking him for your wedding now!

From the first contact with Dash he was friendly and helpful. Very responsive and open to different suggestions for your day. He went out of his way to put us at ease and having our photos on the day never seems like a chore because Dash and his assistant Steve made it all so fun. When we got our photos back (super quickly too I will add) we were amazed at how many photos we had that we hadn鈥檛 noticed being taken, oh and the drone footage was superb! All in all I would highly recommend Dash for your occasion :)
Tony G. Married on 17/06/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Exellent Day

Dash and his team were at our wedding all day long ,and done a fantastic job of our photos. They made us feel at ease and a lot of the time we didn;t know when they were taking photographs (apart from the group photos) . so this made for some really natural photos . An exellent day we had with Dash and the team, and we could'nt be happier with the results. Thank you Dash.
Kate C. Married on 06/04/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing highly recommend

So friendly, professional, accommodating! Know exactly what they are doing and can鈥檛 wait for the rest of the photos!

Would highly recommend!
Karen D. Married on 26/02/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Outstanding service

Dash and Katie were absolutely amazing right from first contact, I cannot praise them highly enough. They were amazing on the day and made the whole process so seamless. Our photographs were amazing, even better than we imagined. If you want the perfect wedding photographer then book Dash :)
Kerry S. Married on 10/12/2022
5 out of 5 rating

So friendly and captured the heart of the day

Dash and his daughter Katie are both so lovely! They were both very attentive and friendly towards both the bridal and groom party. Dash would inform me what ideas and photos he wanted to get, all amazing, and he would talk everyone through each set up (even getting us girls to jump over a sofa haha)
Both Dash and Katie had great communication and made both myself and my now husband, feel very at ease.
We would highly recommend Dash as a wedding photographer, such a great guy and we are very much looking forward to seeing the final photos!!

Thank you so much for capturing our special day!!
Isabel Married on 17/07/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Super friendly, professional, and affordable!

Had my wedding exactly a week ago today, and lovely Dash was our photographer. We had a few unusual requests, as our wedding had a few extra complications, and covered them on our initial call. He was super accommodating and understood very well about the changing timings on an actual wedding day and how to work around them and suggest beautiful alternatives. He has already sent us our private gallery with all our photos! They are lovely and there are lots of them, I can't believe that he managed to work so fast on them too. Highly recommend :)
Nikki J. Married on 17/12/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Loved the service provided!

We ordered the very minimal package as we wanted to spend time with our family. Dash and his apprentice made us feel very comfortable and we had fun along the way. The photos were just beautiful and turned out better than expected.
Communication was perfect leading up to the wedding and during the photographs. Can't thank you both enough and so happy we chose you to capture our special day 鉂わ笍
Andrew H. Married on 03/12/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Couldn't have asked for more

Beendan was the perfect professional from start to finish.
We hired him for our small and unique, 1920s themed wedding and he got the style and the theme absolutely spot on. We couldn't have asked for more, especially at such a reasonable price.
Would highly recommend Dash
Donna C. Married on 08/03/2017
4.6 out of 5 rating

Amazing, friendly photographer

Absolutely amazing experience with this highly professional photographer. Brendan was very adaptable, approachable and friendly and had fantastic ideas of how best to capture our special day. The finished photos were outstanding and have captured some truely special moments. Highly recommended.
Claire B. Married on 25/05/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Our wedding day

Excellent professional service and very accommodating. Went above and beyond to help us get amazing pictures of our wedding day.
Claire B. Married on 25/05/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding photography

Can not recommend Dash enough, he went above and beyond to capture our wedding. Dash was with us all day and all night took us to different locations to capture some memorable moments.
Susan G. Married on 06/05/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding day

I would like to recommend to friends and any one that reads this post, was really impressed with the way the professional and intimate manner that we were photographed throughout and after the service, captured shots of family members in a casual pose that will be cherished , thank you so much again for all our memories , Susan and Michael.
Rachael H. Married on 24/02/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely incredible

I can't recommend dash photography enough. Both dash (brendan) and his daughter were there to photograph our wedding day an it was genuinely incredible. I am not one to want a photograph taken, its very confronting for me, but I have never in my life had 2 such amazing people make me feel more comfortable and at ease. From start to finish I was guided in every way possible. I have slight mobility issues and was always asked if anything was too much or if I needed a break. Dash is a genuine and kind man and his daughter was just fantastic. Both kind, caring and concientious all the way through.
We've also received our photos within 1 week! The photos are just amazing. Book them now. You will not be disappointed! Thankyou so so much to you both!!
Jessica C. Married on 02/12/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing service

From booking Dash to the big day the whole process was so easy and everything was perfect. He understood what I wanted and captured my big day down to the little details. I got married on the 2nd December and received my photos before Christmas! Can鈥檛 thank Dash enough
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