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Award Winning Wedding Photography In Nottingham & Derby, East Midlands & South Yorkshire.

We have been in the industry for over 12 years and Focused on photography back in 2011 learning my craft, I have been awarded rosette and front page image awards on over 85 of my images throughout the years that I have been doing photography, I have recently won the Midlands Enterprise award of "the Best Family Photography Services East Midlands 2019" What does this means for you? Weather it rains or shines on your big day, you can be confident that we will create something truly magical with your images with our natural candid, quirky or fine art styles. This is why we are so unique compared to many photographers in the market today, as we have the ability to mix things up where appropriate without having to do any forced posing techniques.

All we ask you to do, is enjoy your day and do what every best suits your personalities, If you want something quirky or fine art we can stage those shots without too much time preparing for them. With the use of 2 photographers, this can speed those special shots up or act as an actual source of memories being captured. We like to keep things a simple as possible with our packages so no set packages will be found here. This means you don't pick a package that contains things you don't want. You bespoke the package to your every need, Simply select the coverage you need and add the add on's you require. Either way get in touch today! lets see if we can help you plan your special day with all your photography or film requirements.

We are recommended wedding photographers for Eastwood Hall in Eastwood, therefore you can be assured of not only the highest quality wedding photographs, but also a fantastic pre-wedding and post wedding customer service experience. We believe you should be in control of what you want covering and therefore we can adjust all packages to suit your needs.

Discounts:

We are happy to offer all emergency services in the UK a 10% discount on all wedding packages, therefore if you work for the police, Army, Air Force, Navy, NHS or Fire Services you can select any of our packages on this page and obtain a 10% off the marked packages, We also offer a 10% off weddings at Eastwood Hall.

Some areas I have photographed weddings on a regular bases.

  • Photography Birmingham | Photography Burton
  • Photography Cambridge | Photography Chesterfield
  • Photography Coventry | Photography Daventry
  • Photography Derby | Photography Leamington Spa
  • Photography Leicester | Photography Lincoln
  • Photography Loughborough | Photography Mansfield
  • Photography Midlands | Photography Milton Keynes
  • Photography Newark | Photography Northampton
  • Photography Ashfield | Photography Sutton-on-trent
  • Photography Norwich | Photography Nottingham
  • Photography Nuneaton | Photography Peterborough
  • Photography Rugby | Photography Sheffield
  • Photography Skegness | Photography Solihull
  • Photography Stoke-on-Trent | Photography Stratford
  • Photography Telford | Photography Uttoxeter
  • Photography Warwick | Photography West Brom
  • Photography Wolverhampton| Photography Hucknall
  • Photography Arnold | Photography Mansfield

Contact Ian - 07469749509 - 01159194326 - Petriesphotography@gmail.com

Consultations

We are happy to arrange a consultation in your own home, local bar or at your wedding venue in first instances but we also have the options of a virtual consultation via Zoom, this allows for video chat so we can see each other, talk and even share files if needed. Please see below base package and contact via the below form to discuss your requirements for a full quote.

Testimonials

“From the moment we meet with Ian, right up to the day. He was so much help to get the image of what we would like on the day and then on the day he made us feel so at ease, he got some great shoots of us and guests. So pleased with how pictures turned out too. I will be back again for family and anniversary shoot. Thank you again Ian for a prefect and professional service”

“Very professional patient respectful and takes time brilliant with people with learning difficulties and people with disabilities and the work is always amazing well worth the cost budget to suit all thank you so much.”

“A massive thank you to Ian Petrie for his photography services for our Wedding in July 2017. We first met Ian at a Wedding fair in November 2016 and subsequently took up his services in early 2017. We had many questions and queries to ask and really welcomed Ian’s patience / understanding and prompt responses throughout. On the Wedding Day, Ian and his assistants remained very discreet and effectively blended into the proceedings. We are very pleased with the final results.”

We can can taylor any package to meet your needs!

Simplicity

* All images downloadable from a secured online gallery
* Online image print ordering options
* Free 2nd Photographer
* Capturing everyone arriving through to group photos after ceremony & newlywed portraits

Only £395

Gold

* 2 skilled photographers
* Getting ready photos
* Ceremony photos
* Reception photos
* USB/download of images

£885

Supernova

* 2 Skilled Photographers
* All day photography from prep to Reception
* Have your Ceremony & Speeches filmed
* Newlyweds 30x30cm Prestigious acrylic cover photo album
* Copy of Newlyweds album for both sets of parents 20x20cm
* USB of all images & Film.

£1995

Video Ceremony & Speeches

Have your Ceremony and speeches filmed for a ever lasting memory of those emotional moments.

Film put on a USB

Only £395

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Benefits Of Hiring A Professional Wedding Photographer Or Videographer!

So your getting married and you have done your homework. You have picked your caterer, the venue, the cake, the centre pieces, the dresses, and everything is going just as planned. Now it's time to pick your wedding photographer, the person who will capture the moments you will cherish for a lifetime in pictures & video. Maybe you could ask your cousin who is an amateur photographer. He will do it for free or pretty cheap, and you could save some money.

Why is this not a good idea? Why do you want to hire a professional wedding photographer for your wedding day? There is an enormous benefit to having a professional photographer for your wedding and these benefits far outweigh what you save in your budget by having a family member or friend do it. These pictures are the memories of your wedding day that only happens once, and that will never fade away.

Some of the Benefits of Hiring a Professional Wedding Photographer

After reading this article, the benefits will be clear if having lasting memories of your wedding day that you can share and cherish the rest of your lives, If this is important to you both, then this is an easy decision. Hiring a professional photographer ensures you get the best quality pictures using the best quality equipment. Cameras are only a very small part of the equation in capturing the perfect photograph.

Camera Equipment Knowledge

Sure anyone can purchase a DSLR | Nice Camera, but only those experienced professionals unlock its full potential. You want to hire a pro wedding photographer because of their experience harnessing their skill, it is as equally important because of the equipment they use. Your amateur might have a nice DSLR with a zoom lens, but usually, they will be restrained by not having a variety of lenses and not being of the professional calibre. The type of equipment is just as important as it is the person behind the camera. You want the top of the line equipment and the top of the line photographer who has the knowledge of how to use that equipment at a reasonable price range.

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The Photographers Role

Another huge reason to hire a professional wedding photographer and not use a amateur photographer is less distraction. A family member will want to also celebrate along with everyone else. This leads to shots being missed because they are chit chatting with other relatives they have not seen in awhile, or because they are too busy eating or dancing. Another thing to think about is other guests are more likely to step out of the way for a professional photographer because they know they are getting paid and are not part of the family, so the roles are defined. If you have a family member or friend shooting, some guests may not pay attention to them as much, step in front of their at crucial moments etc.

Photography Style

Hire a professional whose style matches yours and who will create the type of pictures you want. If you were to ask an amateur photographer what kind of style you wanted they are most likely not going to understand the difference between modern, fine art, traditional, photojournalist, or candid pictures. Can they deliver you what you exactly want? Most likely not. Think this through thoroughly and make sure your wedding photographer matches your style and go with the professional who immediately understands what you are talking about when you say what you want.

Communication and Reliability

Due to the importance of the photographer as pointed out above. The photographer needs to be a professional and not an amateur relative or friend. You need someone who has years of experience dealing with all the hiccups that come with the day. A professional will know how to communicate with the wedding party at where they need to be at and when they need to be there without making the wedding party feel like they are in the way or not part of this big day. No amateur, no matter how good will be able to maintain the distance and impartiality needed while still offering the intimacy and support needed and still get the shot.

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Wedding Photographer Provide More

On your wedding day, there is no person you will be spending more time with than your photographer from the getting ready shots to the departure. The one constant around you is the professional photographer that you have hired to catch every memory and every moment without being noticed. The photographer is the one who will notice the little details such as lipstick on the teeth or boutonnieres being put on upside down. They will let you know and help try to fix it. Even if you have a wedding planner they will not be your shadow all day but your photographer will. The photographer will be the one organising the wedding party to go to where they need to be and keeping everyone calm when anxiety/emotions arise.

Patience

You need to hire a professional that you, the couple, are comfortable with. Think about the amount of time you will be spending with this person on one of the most important days of your life. The professional photographer needs to be the best combination of experience and patience with understanding. They need to jive with your personality and be able to make your personality shine brightly on the wedding day. You need a professional that will remain calm with things that may go a different direction than originally planned for, someone who is flexible and goes with the flow of the day but yet keep some structure in tack.

Whom is the Professional Described Above

We are, Ian Petrie's Photography, We are all these things and more, as described above for the professional photographer. We know all of this because of our first-hand experience with dealing with these situations. We have been the ones to help guide the couple to figure out what style they are into and what time is the best lighting for the day. We have handled those crisis’s that arise from bride forgetting her bouquet to the minister not showing up. That is all just a part of being a great professional photographer. To be helpful, flexible, and give guidance to the most important day of your new life.

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Please let me know your name

Best contact number to contact you on about your enquiry

best email to contact you on

Please provide as much information as you can so I can best help you! Date of Wedding | Venue/Location | package details you want if not one of our advertised packages etc.

Email reply | Phone Call - If phone call, when is the best times to catch you?

A few of our past clients big day!

Mr & Mrs Brewers Special Day!

Wedding at Eastwood hall, Join them experiencing their special day with this short video. Could this be your big day? only one way to find out, contact us to find out more

Mr & Mrs Johnson Special Day!

Wedding at Eastwood hall, Join them experiencing their special day with this short video. Could this be your big day? only one way to find out, contact us to find out more

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