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Sam Rigby Photography is a professional photographer based in Wigan, Lancashire and is willing to travel wherever he needs to go to cover a wedding. This special event and portrait photographer established his business in 2005. Sames uses traditional and photojournalism styles to ensure that his client's celebrations for flawlessly frozen in time. It's one of this professional's main objectives to provide a collection of photos that will be cherished for years to come.

Services offered

Ahead of your wedding, Sam offers romantic engagement sessions. Here, this professional can get to know you and your partner whilst producing a collection of images that celebrates your recent proposal. When it comes to your wedding, this storyteller adopts an unobstructed approach that allows your celebration to flow organically. As standard, all wedding packages at Sam Rigby Photography include a complimentary consultation, a venue visit, all images edited on a flash drive with printing and sharing rights. Bespoke collections with individual quotes may also be provided upon request. Addtional final format items include, but are not limited to:

  • Albums
  • Digital files
  • High-resolution photos
  • Signing boards
  • Canvas wrap,
  • Metal prints

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Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Pre wedding
Post wedding
Mini albums
Digital album
High resolution photos
Other (Signing boards, canvas wrap, metal prints, 'Thank you' cards and bamboo prints)

What does the wedding package include?

Standard with all packages: initial consultation, visit to the church and venue, all edited images from your wedding day on a memory stick

How far in advance should I contact you?

As soon as you have your date confirmed with the church and venue

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?


Can you travel?

Yes, my base is near St Helens in the North West of England. I generally cover from the Lakes down to the Midlands, but would be more than happy to travel further if required

What is the charge for travelling?

Mileage is included for all bookings within a 30 mile radius of St Helens. Mileage will be charged at £0.30 per mile thereafter

What style of photos do you take?

Photo journalism

What kind of technology do you use?


Do you use a specific technique or innovative approach?

Whether you would like to have a full on romantic photoshoot, keep it more low key and entirely photo-journalistic or a happy blend of the two, it is your choice

What kind of equipment do you use?


Do you offer any tool to display the photos online?

Yes, a password protected online gallery via my website

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?

I can provide coverage from bridal preparations until 9pm. If extra coverage is required, this may be discussed at initial consultation

What are the forms of payment?

BACS, cheque or cash accepted

How do you work?

I generally work alone. However, I can employ a second photographer if required, an additional cost would be incurred, please ask for extra cost
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From the moment we met Sam she put us at ease, nothing was too much trouble, all our requested photographs were taken and a lot more besides. All the pictures we of excellent quality, we particularly liked the diverse range of photos from the individual snapshots to the bridal accessories.
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