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Lavenham Photographic are a wedding photography business based in Sible Hedingham, in the Essex region of England. Ben Brown, the owner of this business, takes pride in discretely capturing the magic of your special day. With his professional yet friendly approach, he works hard to immortalize all of your precious memories.

Services Offered

Ben offers three distinct wedding packages so that he can accommodate a wide range of budgets and needs. On your special day, he is delighted to take pictures of everything from your pre-ceremony preparations through your first newlywed dance. With his documentary photography style, this talented artist aims to immortalize every precious memory from your celebration. Depending on your preferences, Lavenham Photography can provide your final edited images in a USB drive or album. From your first enquiry to the delivery of your wedding photos, Ben is committed to your satisfaction.

Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Photography
Pre wedding
Albums
Mini albums
High resolution photos

What does the wedding package include?

Options for USB-Only, Album & USB, or an All-Inclusive package with USB, upgraded album size and finish, parents books, thank you cards and framed enlargement

How far in advance should I contact you?

I can get booked up pretty quickly, do get in touch as soon as possible to secure your date

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?

No

Can you travel?

Yes

What is the charge for travelling?

Weddings within a couple of hours travelling distance will have no extra travel fees added. Furthers distances may have a charge of £50-£100 added

What style of photos do you take?

Traditional
Artistic
Photo journalism
Fine art photography

What kind of technology do you use?

Digital

Do you use a specific technique or innovative approach?

I feel I must capture many types of photography on a wedding day. Many photographs are completely candid, to get the real atmosphere, but also details, overviews of surrounding and arranged shots too

What kind of equipment do you use?

I use nothing but the highest resolution cameras and the finest lenses available. I edit these down to the best and then colour correct every photograph too before delivering the final set

Do you offer any tool to display the photos online?

Yes

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?

Until First dance is typically included in the packages, finishing around 8:30. Extra hours are £75ph

What are the forms of payment?

I accept card or bank transfer for payment

How do you work?

I like to think I blend in nicely with a wedding, I dress appropriately, and work discretely when possible, but I'm also able to step up when needed to arrange any photo I know I need
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Reviews for Lavenham Photographic

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Rebecca L. Sent on 24/01/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Just perfect

Ben was fantastic from start to finish.
His expertise and knowledge of our venue was second to none, and so many people commented on how lovely he was on the day as well.
We felt relaxed, we got all the photos we could have dreamt of and more, and the turn around time on our images was unbelievable.
His packages are fantastic, and our parents adore their little versions of our album (which is stunning as well).
Thank you so much Ben, we are so grateful that it was you who captured our special day.
Josie
Josie D. Sent on 08/02/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing photographer

We had such a fab experience with Ben being part of our magical day, he captured our day beautifully. Highly reccomend!!
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Jennifer Sent on 23/11/2015
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect

Thank you Ben for making sure we will forever remember our wedding day at Leez Priory on 30th October 2015.

We couldn't have asked for a better photographer. You were so professional, helpful and supportive throughout our day. Thank you for keeping us on track with the tight schedule we had, and for remembering all the specific photos we had discussed during our planning meeting.
Our guests were so impressed with the way our photos have turned out and we couldn't have been happier, especially with those Autumn colours you managed to capture so beautifully.

Thank you for helping to keep our perfect wedding day in an album for us to look at and remember forever.

Jen & Stuart Anderson
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Sebastien Sent on 29/03/2013
5 out of 5 rating

Awesome!

Ben photographed our wedding on March 7th this year and he has been absolutely amazing the whole day! Photos were amazing and the ones he showed our guests before the start of the evening on his laptop got brilliant comments from them.
He's also done our thank you cards (which look amazing!) and we are impatiently waiting for our book!
Ben you have been awesome, thanks again!!!!!
Ellen & Séb
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Katie Sent on 21/01/2013
5 out of 5 rating

Ben captured every single moment of our day so perfectly

We could not be happier with our photos. Ben was the photographer at my brother and sister in laws wedding who likewise had seen Ben's work from another wedding and it was therefore so nice to not have to worry as we knew exactly the high quality service we would be getting. I think that the photos are one of the most important parts of a wedding as it is from the photos that you get to re-live the day, and Ben captured every single moment of our day so perfectly. From start to finish Ben was highly professional which many of our guests commented upon, he was punctual, very smart, and organised all of the shots we requested and within less than a week we were able to view our photos online. Apart from of course the amazing photo's, we think that what makes Ben's work so great is the fact that he is a genuinely really nice guy which put Henrik and I, and our guests, at such ease, which enabled the really natural photos we wanted. We would recommend Ben so highly and the photos speak for themselves, tell him what you want from the photos of your day and he will deliver. We can't wait to see the album. Thankyou Ben.
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Debbie Sent on 26/12/2012
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic photos

This is probably one of the hardest decisions to make when booking suppliers as the photos are all you have left to remind you of the special day. What a relief that I booked Lavenham photography, the photos were fantastic. Ben was very polite and friendly, he wasn't over overpowering, I have been to so many weddings where the photographer is often a little rude or very intrusive. Ben was very nice he made a point of remembering all the names of the important members of the family, which was a task in itself as my husbands parents are both remarried! I have a photo of every stage of the wedding, when you flick through the photos its as if its been filmed. I couldn't have asked for better photos they are stunning.
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Sian Sent on 13/12/2012
5 out of 5 rating

Proffessional, a relaxed wedding party & fab photos

We were married in 2010 and were so glad that Ben provided the photography services. He was very courteous, mingling as one of teh guests to take natural photos of the occasion. It was lovely to see these after the event. I ahve a split family & Ben dealt with this situation brillliantly as well as ensuring photos with our elder members were completed first. So they could go for a well earned cup of tea. One of my bridesmaids is a proffessional photographer & she didn't feel the need to get her camera out whihc was brilliant as she's actually in the photos!
He also stayed later than planned to get evening shots and becuase our plans didn't run to schedule.
Thank you so much Ben! From the happy couple, who are now 2 years later a happy family :)
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Jo Sent on 03/12/2012
5 out of 5 rating

The most beautiful pictures

I cannot recommend Lavenham photography highly enough. We have the most beautiful pictures of our wedding day. There is a good mix of lined up group photos and also many wonderful natural shots which Ben took while the day progressed. Ben also went round capturing photo's of all our guests to ensure we had shots of everyone there. They are beautiful pictures and we couldn't have been more pleased and we have various shots displayed round our house reminding us of our amazing day. Thanks Ben, you did an outstanding job.
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Louise Sent on 03/12/2012
5 out of 5 rating

Couldn't have asked for more!

I wanted lots of photos of my big day but I didn't want to stand in front of a camera for hours...and Ben got the mix spot on. I looked at the photos after and was amazed at how many had been taken without me even noticing him, it was exactly what a wanted and I was spoilt for choice for my storybook. Would recommend him 100%.
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Rachel Sent on 30/11/2012
5 out of 5 rating

Thankyou for capturing such precious memories of our special day

Thanks to Ben for taking the most amazing photos
We would like to express our sincere thanks to Ben for taking the most amazing photos of our perfect wedding. From his arrival at our wedding venue on the wedding morning, he made everyone feel relaxed and at ease, and took so many great pictures! He has captured moments that we missed on the day and we will be forever grateful to him for this. We have already recommended Ben to others and will continue to do so in the future, Thank you ! Rachel & Richard
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Simon Sent on 30/11/2012
5 out of 5 rating

Superb

We were very happy with Ben. We liked the way he took pictures of people just naturally rather than formally as well as the formal photos. Photos were superb!!
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Anonymous Sent on 09/12/2019

We were delighted to have hired Ben

We were delighted to have hired Ben as our photographer for our wedding on the 22nd September.

Ben from the very beginning was very clear and helpful with regards to communication and explaining all of his packages to us. It's clear from his online body of work that he is a highly skilled and professional photographer. Even in our case, where he hasn't worked at the venue where we got married, he was able to use his experience and good eye for detail, to determine where and what would make a good photograph. On top of his talent, he interacted very well with our guests and made everyone feel at ease.

A lot of our guests have compliment Ben and the work that he has done. Ben's turnaround time for getting us our photos were very quick. He printed some top quality wedding thank you cards and put all out photos on a carved wooden USB, which came in a personalized box with our names and wedding date on it. We also got our very own wedding brochure too.

Thank you for playing such a big part in capturing our day and for allowing us to remember the best day of our lives forever.

Would not think twice in recommending you to anyone I know who is getting married.
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Anonymous Sent on 09/12/2019

Ben was the photographer at my Uncle's wedding...

Ben was the photographer at my Uncle's wedding. He is very talented and produced amazing photos of the day. He is a really down to earth and friendly guy who managed even made the camera shy people like myself feel at ease! Would definitely recommend him anyone! Thank you for being apart of a wonderful day and capturing such beautiful photos!
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Anonymous Sent on 09/12/2019

No words to describe how incredible his work is!

I got married back in April and we had Ben as our photographer. There are no words to describe how incredible his work is and how amazing he was on the day. He went above and beyond to ensure our day was special.
We went for the platinum package and his service was exceptional! It hasn’t even been two months and we have already received all of our photos and albums already!
Ben honestly is amazing and he captures the most amazing pictures, we have the most amazing memories of our special day and it is all thanks to Ben and his photos - we will treasure these forever. For anyone looking for a photographer, I would 100% recommend him, his work is phenomenal and you will not regret it! Thank you so so much Ben, we cannot thank you enough!
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Anonymous Sent on 09/12/2019

I cant praise him enough, he was brilliant...

Ben did our wedding in November and I cant praise him enough, he was brilliant with all of our guests, helped us with our 9 month old and even went looking for my drink! he went above and beyond. The photos he took were fantastic! he captured our special day perfectly, he was reasonably priced and i would strongly recommend
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