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Hi, I'm Tom!

I am a photographer from Derby and shoot all around the UK. I absolutley love weddings and being lucky enough to spend my time capturing all those wedding day moments for my couples makes me very happy! 90% of my photography is capturing all those natural moments that happen in the wedding. From the morning preperations to the drunken dancing at night, i'll be there clicking away.

I'm actually planning my own 2023 wedding so I know how overwhelming it can be at times trying to fit the jigsaw peices together. So I've really tried to make my client journey straight foward and easy to understand. My one and only package includes a full 10+hr photo coverage, approximetly 600 fully edited photos, online gallery, smoke bomb photography and as many pre wedding consultations as you need.

Of course there are optional extras like a second photographer, highlight film and wedding albums/prints. But the best way to find out if you want me to photograph your wedding is to look through my images on here, my website and instagram! I'm always happy to help so send me a message and ask me some questions!

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Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Pre wedding
Post wedding
Mini albums
High resolution photos
Other (I also offer highlight films. A short 3 - 4 minute mini film set to music. This is shot by myself alongside the photos. I also offer a second photography service if needed)

What does the wedding package include?

The full day package 拢1400: As many pre wedding consultations as you need, 10+ hours of coverage, approximately 600 edited images, online gallery, smoke bomb photography and a pre wedding shoot

How far in advance should I contact you?

Get in touch as soon as you have booked your venue even if it's 2 plus years away!

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?


Can you travel?

Yes, as far as you need to travel! If the wedding is outside of the England my travel expenses need to be paid

What is the charge for travelling?

There is no charge for travel

What style of photos do you take?

Photo journalism
Other (Natural moments with some 'soft direction')

What kind of technology do you use?


Do you use a specific technique or innovative approach?

My approach is based around creating natural moments rather than lots of posing. It involves lots of candid documentary photography with some soft direction during the wedding portraits

What kind of equipment do you use?

Two Nikon cameras (Z6ii + Z5) with prime lenses. Usually a 35mm and 85mm to cover both wide zoom angles. Both cameras have two sd cards so the images a double backed up!

Do you offer any tool to display the photos online?

Yes, i deliver my galleries through Pixieset. You can download the photos as many times as you want!

What's the delivery time for a photographic report?

2 months

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'm always happy to stay longer without extra charge however if I were needed until the early hours of the morning I charge 拢80 an hour

What are the forms of payment?

A 25% deposit secures your date with the rest of the fee payable up to 2 weeks before the wedding day. All payments are made through bank transfer

How do you work?

I love to be interactive and get to know your guest during the day as this makes everyone so much more comfortable when I'm taking photos of them
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Sophie B. Sent on 15/01/2023
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The Photos are Beautiful!

Choosing Tom to photograph our wedding was the best decision we made! He was so friendly, all our family loved him. He's our photograph for life!
Shona P. Sent on 07/06/2023
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Pure amazing

He was incredible from beginning to end. He took the most beautiful photos ones I didn't even think would be photos but very special moments for us
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1 Northborough Way DE24 5AR Derby (Derbyshire)

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