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JDS Weddings

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About

JDS Weddings is a wedding photography company based in Birmingham, England. Owner Jon has been capturing wonderful wedding moments for more than seven years. He enjoys seeing ideas become a reality, and he delights in those lovely little details that help make each celebration unique and special. Jon loves using lighting techniques to create images that really pop, like the photos in a magazine spread. He can’t wait to capture your day’s beautiful, unmissable moments.

Services Offered

JDS Weddings wants your wedding day to be truly magnificent. Jon’s work isn’t just about taking pictures; it’s about making connections. It’s about getting to know you and understanding your particular needs. Jon’s goal is to make your wonderful wedding day even better. He’s more than a photographer; he’s a friend.

Highlights

Services

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

Wedding Package

Three packages are available to cover exactly how much you need on the day, including adding albums or short videos

Travel

Yes, Birmingham, West Midlands, Cotswolds, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Bristol

Served in

Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and West Midlands

Frequently Asked Questions

How far in advance should I contact you?

For summer weekend dates, we recommend a year in advance. Weekday weddings can be booked on average within 2 months

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?

No

What is the charge for traveling?

No charge within 50 miles of Birmingham

What style of photos do you take?

Artistic
Photo journalism
Fine art photography

What kind of technology do you use?

Digital

Do you use a specific technique or innovative approach?

Primarily a photo documentarian, images have a story like feel, with a unique focus on lighting. I also include breathtaking couples images, with studio photography knowledge

What kind of equipment do you use?

Sony Mirrorless cameras and Godox portable flashes. Video equipment includes on-body lapel microphone setups

Do you offer any tool to display the photos online?

Yes, secure online photo gallery

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?

Team of Professionals

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?

The average price is £125 per hour unless agreed upon the day with exceptions

What are the forms of payment?

Bank transfer

How do you work?

As a friend, documentary photographer, and a studio photographer

Served in

Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and West Midlands

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    Vicky R. Married on 06/05/2022
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    Perfect photos to remember our day

    Jon and Kyle were so easy to work with and slotted into our day perfectly, most of the time not noticing they were there but somehow managing to capture all the special moments! The photos are lovely, thanks so much!
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    Rosemary P. Married on 11/06/2017
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    We got married in June 2017 and from the very beginning Jon was very professional in a very relaxed manner. On the big day, we barely noticed Jon as he fitted in amongst our guests getting the loveliest of photos. Our portraits were beautiful and when it came to the group photos, Jon was true to his word that he would make sure they did not go on for too long and he executed that perfectly!!! We loved our final photos and how they came to us in the presentation box. Would highly recommend!
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    Tom W. Married on 14/08/2021
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    Amazing photos!

    Jon helped make our wedding day a fun and stress-free experience, capturing the heart of the day for us to look back on and remember. Thank you!
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    Beth C. Married on 21/10/2020
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    Superb photos

    Jon provided a superb service when photographing our wedding. From start to finish he was a relaxed and calming influence which greatly helped on the day! Thank you, Jon!
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    Liv S. Married on 20/06/2018
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    Definitely recommend!

    I cannot recommend Special Day photography enough. Great quality photos, both candid and posed. He really knew how to get the best out of the couple and all of the guests. Personable, high quality bespoke service.
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    Angela P. Married on 30/09/2017
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    Right from the beginning Jon & Scott were incredibly professional whilst also being extremely accommodating to whatever we requested of them. In the planning stages they helped out wherever they could, and on the day itself they were so helpfu; and were fantastic with the guests - from rounding up the family for group photos to talking to the kids when they didn't want to stand still and pose. They helped create the relaxed fun atmosphere we wanted of the day whilst never getting in the way of proceedings. All of this is important in a wedding photographer but nothing in comparison to the photos/videos themselves. When we received our beautiful box with our usb of photos we poured a glass of wine and watched a slideshow of the day from beginning to end. Every new photo made me gasp and brought a tear to my eye! They really captured all the best moments and showed some beautiful natural photos that we will treasure. My only slight issue is that I cant possibly choose between the photos as to which I should have printed and hung up on the wall... Looking forward to seeing the video now! Thanks Jon & Team for capturing such beautiful memories for us! Angela & James x
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    Maxy

    I can highly recommend Jon as a most gifted and competent wedding photographer.
    He has an endearing and caring personality, is responsible, and possesses a wicked sense of humour - so important for the criteria required for this high pressure role.
    He is also technically brilliant and brimming with creative ideas, confirmed by his impressive qualifications and portfolio.
    My kind of photographer!
    Maxy
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    Alex

    Jon agreed on to take on our wedding with very little notice since our original photographers that we had booked cancelled 6 days before the date.
    I have a lot of experience working with photography/photographers and have to say that Jon is very talented and has a great way with weddings. Quite a few of the guests have been very complimentary about the way he conducts himself.
    I am looking forward to seeing the rest of his shots from the day as what i have seen so far is looking great!
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    Selina

    Huge thank you to Jon for capturing our wedding day. Jon is such a talented photographer that there are pictures he's taken that we weren't even aware he was next to us taking at the time.
    The photos are absolutely stunning, Jon has captured our day perfectly. It was like reliving our wedding day all over again when the photos arrived. Jon was fantastic at interacting with our guests when it came to the group shots, and brilliant with our little flower girls. Definitely book Special Day Photography for your wedding if you are looking for unique and beautiful wedding pictures.
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    Sharon

    I highly recommend Jon as a wedding photographer. The photos he took of our wedding are really beautiful. As well as the more formal group shots, he took a lot of lovely natural shots of our guests socialising and was really good at interacting with people and being unobtrusive. I usually hate having my photo taken, and can't relax in front of the camera, but he managed to take, not just one, but many shots of me that I really like!
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    Dean

    The service the company provided was beyond anything we imagined.
    Scott was unbelievable, the effort before and after he went through to provide everything was exactly how we wanted, was amazing.
    His skill level capturing and editing the video was fantastic, I can't recommend him enough.
    Thank you for making the day so special
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    Katy

    From start to finish Jon was professional, discreet and an all round great character! Having a "stranger" around on the biggest day of your life did not feel that way at all. He really blended into the celebrations and captured truly beautiful shots of our day. We were also so impressed at the beautiful wooden presentation box that our prints and USB arrived in. Thanks to Jon we have "forever memories" from our Wedding!
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    Angela

    Right from the beginning Jon & Scott were incredibly professional whilst also being extremely accommodating to whatever we requested of them. In the planning stages they helped out wherever they could, and on the day itself they were so helpful and were fantastic with the guests - from rounding up the family for group photos to talking to the kids when they didnt want to stand still and pose. They helped create the relaxed fun atmosphere we wanted of the day whilst never getting in the way of the proceedings. All of this is important in a wedding photographer but nothing in comparison to the photos/videos themselves. When we received our beautiful box with our usb of photos we poured a glass of wine and watched a slideshow of the day from beginning to end. Every new photo made me gasp and brought a tear to my eye! They really captured all the best moments and showed some beautiful natural photos that we will treasure. My only slight issue is that I cant possibly choose between the photos as to which I should have printed and hung up on the wall... Looking forward to seeing the albums and video now! Thanks Jon & Team for capturing such beautiful memories for us! Angela & James x
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    Lorraine & Matt

    A huge thank you to Scott & Jon for capturing our wedding on film.
    They are incredibly professional & smart looking.
    The whole day had a relaxed atmosphere to it.
    It's lovely to watch the wedding film back as Scott and Jon had filmed parts I never even knew or saw.
    The DVD are done to a very high standard.
    We could not have asked any more from the
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    Once again many thanks to you both
    Lorraine and mat

Badges

  • Hitched Wedding Awards 2022 Winner

JDS Weddings Real Weddings

  • Cat & Jack
    45 photos · 30/07/2021
  • Charlie & Grady
    45 photos · 05/06/2021
  • Tara & Olli
    46 photos · 28/09/2019

Deals

JDS Weddings 1
Offer

For a wedding taking place in 2022, I'm offering a 10% discount on my packages for any couple.

Just get in touch and mention the discount!

Applicable for weddings Monday - Friday, the deal closes 31st December 2022. Cannot be used with other discounts.

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