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Hi! I'm Sophie and I've been a wedding photographer for nearly 10 years.

My natural photography style is perfect for couples looking for relaxed & fun photos that you’ll love looking at for the rest of your life. There will be no cringey poses, you won’t be standing around for ages for group shots and your couple photos will be 20 minutes tops.

What I aim to give you is some gorgeous couple portraits (that will make you think you're not so bad in front of the camera after all) as well as a beautifully real album of your whole day that you'll be able to show future generations what an awesome wedding you had!

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Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Photography
Video
Pre wedding
Post wedding
Albums
Mini albums
Digital album
High resolution photos

What does the wedding package include?

Full day beautiful photography, all of the final edited images included, USB & albums are available as well as second shooters. Head to my website to see the current packages & pricing

How far in advance should I contact you?

18 months - 2 years ideally. I tend to book up to 2 years in advance

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?

No

Can you travel?

Yes, uk & Destination

What is the charge for travelling?

Cost dependant on location. I cover both UK & destination weddings

What style of photos do you take?

Artistic
Photo journalism
Other

What kind of technology do you use?

Digital

Do you use a specific technique or innovative approach?

My approach is to capture the day as it happens in a natural informal way

What kind of equipment do you use?

I shoot with Sony cameras & prime lenses

Do you offer any tool to display the photos online?

Yes, online 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?

Additional hours can be added if needed but my full day package covers from prep til late as standard

What are the forms of payment?

BACs

How do you work?

I like to blend into the background to give me the most opportunity for completely natural photos
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Do you have any questions?

Request pricing

Reviews for Sophie Oldhamstead Photography

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Megan L. Sent on 12/11/2022
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Thank you Sophie you are a star

Ok wow where to start. I CANNOT recommend Sophie enough. My partner and I are both a bit camera shy, so taking pictures together doesn't feel super natural to us. I am so grateful that we found Sophie, as she was 110% right, and completely put us at ease. Her printed welcome pack was just the start of Sophie going above and beyond. We met her on an engagement shoot to get used to the camera and we just had so much fun together, and ended up staying up late just chatting and laughing! By the big day, Sophie honestly just felt like one of our friends joining us. She has an amazing ability to fade into the crowd and also pop up by your side just when you need her. I don't know how she did it. Sophie was a key part of the day, helping me tie my shoes in the morning, gently guiding us both through the day ('the weather is perfect for confetti now, if you fancy?'), and staying into the night because she had an idea for a big dancing finale shot. She showed us some of the previews on the day itself, and sent over a batch the next morning. Already, we're blown away by how she has captured our joy and love, and how photogenic she's made us both feel.

Please look no further. Sophie's photos are absolutely stunning, but more than that, you will gain a guide and friend throughout the whole planning process and the big day. Sophie helped us to feel and look the best version of us on our wedding day, and we're so thankful we chose her.
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Grace G. Sent on 15/10/2021
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Stop scrolling & call sophie!

Like most of you on this website, I spent hours trying to find the perfect portfolio to take perfect photos on our perfect day. It all becomes white noise after a while doesn't it? Want my advice? Contact Sophie, set up a zoom call, have a glass of wine at the ready and spend way longer than you ever thought you would laughing and joking with her! That's was exactly what I did and it was the best decision I made when wedding planning! Our brief to Sophie was to capture the emotion of the day, those unscripted moments, to make an album that even if you weren't there you could flick through and feel like you were. My dear god did she overdeliver! Sophie is a magician, she is more special than I could ever write in a review. A force of nature, phenomenally talented, kind, thoughtful and went above the call of duty and even taught me how to go to the loo in a big wedding dress!!! I was lucky enough to not only find a wedding day photographer, but also a friend for life. Please, do yourself a favour, stop scrolling through the endless photographers and just call Sophie, I promise you, you will thank me
Sophie, you are simply the best my love - Thank you x
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Sophie Oldhamstead Photography Real Weddings

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Meet the Team

Sophie Oldhamstead
Sophie Oldhamstead
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Hi there, I'm Sophie... forever chasing that elusive golden hour and finding magic in the places most people don't think to look.

I am a mummy to my two kids and a wife since 2012. I get to spend my days capturing your love on camera, finding the extraordinary in the ordinary, and occasionally sewing the odd bridesmaid into her dress.

When I'm not doing that, you'll probably find me in my comfy clothes, drinking tea, eating cake and watching Disney movies with my kids.

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