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Bristol Alternative Wedding Photographer 

Fun and relaxed wedding photographers for photography in and around Bristol, Bath, and the South West for informal couples who love to party!

Congratulations on your engagement!  Now comes the hard part of finding all your suppliers to help you on your special day! Most of our couples choose the 9 or 12 hour package, which is a perfect amount of time to capture your whole day from getting ready, right up to a packed dance floor!


Our wedding photography is Colourful, Timeless, Romantic and Candid, with a HUGE sprinkling of madness and fun.  We cover Bristol, Bath, Swindon, Cardiff, Gloucester and the whole South West and beyond.

Documentary photography is not your typical collection of polished, staged photos. It's raw, authentic, and unfiltered and we LOVE it!


Hi!  We are Bristol based wedding photographers, Katie and Emily. A BIG thank you for dropping by to check out our work.  Not only do we work together for all our weddings, but we are also best friends.



Katie's wedding signature moves:

  • Boss at details (flowers, rings etc)

  • Standing back with a long distance lens to capture hidden moments

  • Organisation and admin - will deal with all the booking process through to final delivery of gallery

  • Photoshop editing queen

  • First in line at the buffet :)


Emily's wedding signature moves:

  • Dance floor boss

  • Doing the splits to get the right angle

  • Rolling about on the floor

  • Off camera lighting queen

  • Getting right up close to your face for the perfect reaction

  • Resident megaphone for groups

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"Katie & Emily recently photographed our wedding and we couldn’t be happier with the results .. loved every photo from the relaxed shots to the family shots , all have come out amazing .. I can’t recommend them enough .. don’t shop around .. they are amazing to have as part of your special day and you will love the results .. we are so happy with our wedding album .. Katie & Emily we can’t thank you enough"


Capturing the madness and fun

Our wedding photography style is all about capturing madness, fun, emotions, romance, and candid moments in a timeless, relaxed, and non-intrusive and fun way.  We want to build a story of your day, to capture all the emotions so you can re-live the day again and again.
​Our wedding photography packages are straightforward and easy to understand - there's 3 packages to choose from: up to 6 hours for smaller weddings, 9 hours or 12 hours (pretty much all day) and always two photographers (Katie and Emily, this means you get double the amount of photos, you get the best of both angles as one of us couldn't be in the same place at once, and it means twice the fun.

 You get all images delivered on a stunning online fully edited digital gallery to download and share with your friends and family.  Extra hours and Albums or product can be added to your packages later on.

Travel up to 50 miles from Portishead is included.  Anything above would be £150 extra to cover an overnight stay in a hotel.  We want to be close to the venue to avoid lots of travel on your special day

You will receive a sneak peek of 40-50 amazing images within 72 hours after your wedding day!
(primarily because we cannot move the day after a wedding so spend all day on the sofa looking at how much fun we had the day before!).  The rest will be delivered about 6-8 weeks later after the editing process.

The more fun your wedding is, the more images we'll capture, so make sure to pull out all the stops, especially when it comes to the dancefloor. We love to party with our wedding couples and document the drunken dancing and shenanigans! 

All we ask from you is that you treat us as friends that you have known forever.  This is why we are here, we love to make a connection, and to make your feel comfortable with us being around you on your special day.  We just love being wedding photographers!

We love to meet our brilliant wedding couples before you decide on booking with us, just to make sure that we are the perfect fit for each other on your special day. No point in hiring us if we annoy you!
​We can do that in any location of your choice or online via video chat, but I think that personal is much better so then we can enjoy coffee and cake together and get to know each other properly.



A deposit of 20% is required to reserve your wedding date

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Book a 12 hour wedding package with us and get a complimentary engagement/couples photoshoot.

Finding the right photographer can be overwhelming, especially when you want to capture not only the picture-perfect poses but also the candid, unguarded moments that make your wedding truly special. If you’re looking for a wedding photographer in Bristol who can effortlessly blend artistry and authenticity, you’ve come to the right place.

We have the ability to create a relaxed and fun atmosphere, we aim to put you at ease and allow your true personalities to shine through in every photograph

A moment to celebrate

The best thing about weddings is the laughter, the love and of course the food!

We love the music, the drinking, the games and watching you smile at each other across the dance floor.

Weddings should be one big party, a moment to celebrate your life together.  They should scream YOU!  

We don't even mind the travel surprisingly - it means a girly road trip!  So if you are thinking of getting married outside of Bristol, then we can still come!

Documentary wedding photography - building a story

Emily is primarily a portrait photographer, she will get up close and personal if she has to!  She is creative, fun and loves a belly laugh.  She will be the one getting on the dance floor in an energetic way to capture your true personalities but also pull you aside to capture the romance between you both.

I have a more documentary style, grabbing candid photos of guests, unseen smiles, intimate moments.  I will often work discreetly to capture the guests who are more socially shy.  Being comfortable in front of my camera is the aim of the game.

We work so well together, and our own individual style of wedding photography blends together to give you something of everything on the day. (1).gif

"They look AMAZING!!  We are going to struggle to choose which ones to frame!!  Thank you so much to both of you!! xx"


If you would love us to be a part of your wedding day, then let's meet up and have a coffee, and maybe a cheeky slice of cake :)

You will be filling out lots of forms for your wedding, so here is another one.


Once you click submit I will reply asap - generally straight away because the red notifications on my phone give me bad vibes.

We look forward to working with you!


Places in Bristol we love for pre-wedding engagement photography

Our Wedding photography is not just limited to Bristol.  We also do wedding photos in other area too, including Bath weddings, Cardiff Weddings, south wales weddings, swindon weddings, reading weddings, and all other north somerset and somerset areas.

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Having lived in Bristol for a number of years between us, both myself and Emily have been to a lot places.

Some really lovely places for pre-wedding engagement photos:

Portishead Lake Grounds, Portishead Beach & Woodhill Bay

Bristol Harbour - Old vic, Hippodrome, MShed Museum, Arnolfini

Clifton Village - Clifton Suspension Bridge, The Observatory & Clifton Village,Brandon Hill & Cabot Tower, Avon Gorge

Leigh Woods, Ashton Court, Kings Weston House

Stokes Croft Graffiti & St Pauls

Snuff Mills & Oldbury Court Estate

Affordable Wedding Venues in Bristol

We absolutely love Bristol and have shot in a variety of gorgeous affordable wedding venues in and around Bristol & the South West for wedding photography.

Some of our favourite wedding venues have been Barley Wood HouseFolly Farm, Bristol Registry Office, Arnos Vale, Bristol Golf ClubTemple of Peace over in Cardiff, Walton Park Hotel in Clevedon, The Lord Mayors Mansion in Clifton, Aztec West Hotel and also the Quantock Hills!

You can see from this list, they aren't the most expensive places to get married, but they were some really fun weddings that stick in our minds!

📸 Documentary Wedding Photography in Bristol and Beyond.

Looking for a Bristol wedding photographer that specialises in capturing real, fun and carefree moments? Search no more!

We are a team of 2 enthusiastic wedding photographers based in Bristol serving Bristol, Bath and throughout the South West UK and Wales.

Our Approach:

✨ Blend of Styles: We specialise in documentary wedding photography, which is a combination of candid shots and beautiful couple portraits to create authentic pictures that represent your special day as it unfolds before our eyes.

👫 Two Photographers: We have two photographers (Katie and Emily) on every booking to guarantee the best coverage as well as different angles. Be it the tearful exchange of vows or the lively evening party atmosphere, we have you covered.  We also have 2 different styles so you get the best of both for the same price as one!

🌍 Willing to Travel: Even though we are located in Bristol, we are ready to go wherever your love story might take you on your big day and capture those memories with our lenses.  There may be some travel charge extras for longer distances.

Ideal Couples:

💑 Carefree and Relaxed: Our weddings are perfect for relaxed, carefree couples who like having fun and a party atmosphere. We pride ourselves on capturing all fun filled moments happening during your event.

🎉 Love for Parties: We love evening parties, and we think we are great at capturing the excitement of these events. Hence, if you want to capture all those unforgettable moments in your wedding day, especially the drunk ones!..... just count on us.

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