Wedding Photography Best Of 2018
It really has been so much fun putting this blog post together – its quite incredible just how many weddings I’ve been so lucky to shoot in the last year and this year is looking even busier!
I have to say a huge thank you to all of my couples – there has been such a range of different types of weddings in 2018; but without you guys laughing and dancing and crying; none of these images would be here. The emotion throughout a wedding day is just immense – and I hope I’ve shown just a bit of that through the pictures below. It is so hard to whittle down a year of images into such a small selection!
I’ve been lucky enough to shoot two destination weddings this year as well – Lucy & Dan chose me as their Sorrento wedding photographer and then Amy & Rob took me out to Greece as their Rhodes wedding photographer; two awesome weddings with great people & plenty of sunshine (plus a pretty terrifying storm on the way in Italy; but let’s just forget about that!) The fantastic yacht trip the day after Amy & Rob’s wedding in Rhodes will never be forgotten – what a way to spend the day!
I’ve traveled around the UK this year as well, discovering new gorgeous venues on my doorstep & further away too. Naomi & Matthew’s gorgeous day when they chose me as their Doddington Hall wedding photographer was fabulous – such a beautiful place with gorgeous gardens; and a couple who were so much fun as well. Closer to home; I’ve been a Lartington Hall wedding photographer for the first (and second and third and fourth!) time this year, the incredible Allerton Castle has been as popular as ever, but the icing on the cake for me was getting to shoot at the impeccable Fig House at Middleton Lodge – what a perfect place for a wedding! Ellie & Dan put together the most beautiful celebration (and they had a Defender!); the early winter light was just perfect, and it was an epic day.
For me, I think that one of the things I’m most proud of this year are the wonderful, heartfelt comments I’ve had from my couples after their wedding days – not even necessarily about the photographs; but about how I’ve made them feel relaxed, become part of the family, and that their friends have all said the next day how well I fit in & how easy & relaxed the photos were. It’s a pretty special feeling; job satisfaction at its finest!!
So here’s to 2019 – may there be many more epic moments, epic weddings and epic couples – I can’t wait! I’d love to hear what you think of the pictures; it would be great if you could leave a comment below.
From start to finish, working with Joel was like working with an old friend. If you’re looking for someone who fits right in and makes everyone feel good, Joel’s your man. Thanks so much! Naomi and Matt
From the very first time that we met Joel it was like we’d been mates for 10 years. He’s just a really nice guy who takes unbelievable photos. One of the main criteria for us was to have a photographer that we could relate to and have a bit of a laugh and a joke with, 100% did we get this on our day. We had so much fun around the grounds and even though we had a bit of rain we had such a blast!
I get that first and foremost you want great photos from your wedding day but with someone like Joel that is a given. Having had Joel as our photographer we quickly found it’s about all the little details and boy did he smash it.
If you’re looking for a wedding photographer that’s going to get you great photos that’s fine there are loads of brilliant people out there, however if you want someone who’s going to do that and so much more to make sure everything else about your day is awesome and fun, then hands down look no further. Ben & Jenny
Particularly on the day everything was taken care of and all of our guests have commented on how wonderful you were plus how stunning the shots look, it was non intrusive, professional and you are genuinely lovely to be around, which definitely got the best out of us and our day. I can’t thank you enough or recommend you highly enough to anyone who will hear it. Huge thanks again to you, you have a top class business and are a true master of your craft. Emily & David
I haven’t had my photos back yet as my wedding was only on Saturday… but don’t need them back to say what an amazing photographer he is never mind what a great guy he is! Rebecca & Ben
I don’t think I could even begin to put in to words how amazing this guy is!!!! Honestly Joel you have been incredible from the first meeting and are the most unbelievable wedding photographer! You ran the day with ease, you were personable, fun, creative and wow you captured our day!!!! I honestly can’t thank you enough from the bottom of our hearts!!!! And we couldn’t recommend you enough to everyone!!! Thank you!!! Carla & Martin
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