Top Wedding Photographer Accolade

I’m super excited to announce that I have been selected in Master Manchester‘s Top Wedding Photographers. What a great honour!

Online Masterclass Speaker

I was asked by the great community of Ninedots to give an online masterclass titled: ‘How to make your website do 90% of the sales work’. The feedback I got was wonderful, I really enjoyed it.

Photographer’s Keeping It Real Award

I was completely bowled over that I won not one, but two award winning photos with Photographers Keeping It Real. This is a really special wedding photography group for only real moment photography, which is exactly what I am about. No posed shots allowed, and that is how I think it should be.

Photographer’s Keeping It Real Award

The image above was taken at a wedding on the Wirral. Utilising the cameras screen, the camera was actually on the floor by the brides foot, and taken as she was laughing with friends.

The image opposite was pure luck. This cat just walked through the guests sat for the ceremony and walked past the isle as the couple were just about to walk back down the isle.

Best UK Wedding Photograph Award

I was hugely delighted to hear that I had won Best UK Wedding Photograph. Literally thousands of photographers entered. A judging panel narrowed this down to a final twelve and votes were cast from previous wedding couples, magazines and industry experts. Carlene & Mark couldn’t have been more pleased either as it was they that featured in the winning photo you can see above – taken at The Saddleworth Hotel.

GoHen Top 50 Wedding Photographers – 2nd year running

The joy, the tears the smiles, it’s all plain to see in David Stubbs’ amazing documentary style photography. Gohen loves genuine emotion, the unique-ness of each happy couple and with pitcures so perfectly timed, it’s hard to believe that not one of them was staged.” – Thank you Gohen!

Sony Website Feature

I had a call from the guys at Sony asking me if they could feature me and the article I wrote about the Sony A9 for wedding photographers. So wonderful to be on such a big website. You can read my full Sony A9 for Wedding Photographers review.

What’s in my bag

Sony asked me if I could feature on their website discussing what gear I use to photograph weddings. You can read the What’s In My Bag feature. You can read more about me too.

Fearless Award Winning Photo – 1

I won a prestigious Fearless Award for the photo above. Over 7000 images were submitted by the worlds best wedding photographers and only 197 images were given an award. So pleased that this photo from Natalie and Neil’s wedding at Briar’s Hall has won!

Fearless Photographer Member

Another photographer recommended that I join Fearless Photographers – “a directory of more than 2,500 of the world’s boldest wedding photographers for couples who truly love photography”. This organisation was perfect for me, as i always strive to create unique imagery at every single wedding I photograph. I look for light, composition and most importantly moments, memories captured for couples who want to remember their wedding day for the rest of their lives. I will be entering the wedding photographer awards also. You can see my Fearless Profile

Junebug’s Best Wedding Photographers

I received the most exciting email, completely out of the blue. The guys at Junebug Weddings – the worlds largest and most popular bridal blog – had invited me to join their directory. Only 20 photographers in England were invited and joined so it was a complete honour to be asked. I of course said yes in a slit second. I’m proud to say I am a Junebug invited member and regularly receive emails from brides and other photographer from around the world complimenting me on my work.

Fearless Best Wedding Stories – UK top 3

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw I had been featured and awarded in Fearless Photographer’s Best Wedding Stories. I submitted just 10 photos from Sean and Corinne’s wedding at the end of last year, along with literally thousands of people from all over the world. Which made it all the better that I had won, and 1 in just 25 photographers, and 1 in 3 from the UK.

Top 50 UK Wedding Photographer Award – GoHen Blog

I received a message from a photographer friend that I had been listed on GoHen’s website as one of the 50 top wedding photographers in the UK. Delighted to be featured, and to be among so many idols of mine.

Fearless Award – 3rd

I was pleased to hear I had won my 3rd Fearless Award. Absolutely delighted. This moment between the bride Caroline and her father is priceless.


10’000 Facebook Page Likes

It is such an honour that people like my photography page to keep up to date with what I am doing. Please head over and like my page to see recent updates of my work: FACEBOOK

10’000+ Instagram Followers

I’m really chuffed and proud that people like my photos enough to follow me on Instagram and to build a following of over ten thousand. If you would like to follow me to then you can do so here: INSTAGRAM

Fearless Award – 4th

Super pleased to hear I have won my 4th Fearless Award putting me in the top 10 wedding photographers in the UK on Fearless Photographers.

Wedding Industry Awards – North West

I was so humbled that some of my wedding couples nominated me for this award. The feedback I received was incredible, also my average score was 69.8/70 – scored by all my wedding couples – Thank you!

Wedding Magazine Cover

I don’t normally submit work to magazines, but Manchester Wedding Magazine asked if they could use one of Becky and Graham’s wedding photos for the front cover. They got married at Great John Street Hotel, and went for a walk into town.

Fearless Photographers Award – 2nd

Incredible delighted to have won my 2nd Fearless Award for the photo opposite taken in Manchester.

English Wedding Blog Feature

Chris & Louise’s summer wedding at Rivington Hall Barn was featured on the national wedding blog – The English Wedding Blog.

Whimsical Wedding Blog Feature

Mark & Ruth’s beach wedding on Anglesey was featured on national wedding blog – Whimsical Wonderland Weddings. One of the most memorable weddings I have ever photographed.

County Bride Magazine Feature

Becca & Jack’s wedding at Shrigley Hall, photographed by myself is featured County Bride magazine. Here is what they wrote: ‘We were keen to find the right photographer as neither myself nor Jack particularly like being photographed, so we didn’t want to spend all our big day posing. When we met David Stubbs we saw he creates beautiful photographes and we booked him straight away.’

Folio Albums Interview

Folio albums are my main wedding album supplier, and I was super pleased that they asked if I could be interviewed for other wedding photographers to read.

Wedding Magazine Feature

Lauren & Brian’s Knowsley Hall Wedding had a 5 page feature in County Brides Liverpool Wedding Magazine.

Brides Up North Feature

Masha & Xiaoxiao’s Lake District day long engagement shoot was featured on wedding blog – Brides Up North

So You’re Getting Married Feature

Tom & Robin’s wedding at Hilltop Country House just south of the city was featured on national wedding blog – So You’re Getting Married.

County Bride Magazine Feature #2

Pilar & Jamie’s wedding at Mere Court Hotel, photographed by myself is featured in County Bride magazine. Here is what they wrote: ‘Our photographer was David Stubbs. We chose David because of his signature style, which is to remain almost entirely unnoticed and capture beautiful moments as they really happen. Jamie and I barely remember seeing David but our pictures capture all of the key moments and many unexpected ones, all in high definition.’

Wedding Photography Select Wedding Feature

Neil & Natalie’s wedding was featured on Wedding Photography Select (Inspirational Wedding Photographers), and I gave a short interview about myself.

Wedding Photography Expert for Go-Hen

I was delighted to be asked by the amazing people at Go-Hen to be their wedding photography expert on their website.

BUN Feature – Real Engagement Shoot

Some photos from Anthony and Faye’s real engagement shoot in the region where featured on Brides Up North

Spare the Detail: Image of the Day

A photo from Steve and Jennii’s wedding was featured on Spare The Detail as image of the day.

Secret Wedding Blog Feature

Claire & David’s Stirk House Wedding was featured on the Secret Wedding Blog last year.

Invited to join World Wedding Photographer Society

I was chuffed to receive an invite to join World Wedding Photographers Society.

English Wedding Blog Feature

Matt & Jo’s Storrs Hall Wedding was featured on the English Wedding Blog.

Brides Up North Feature

Graham & Becky’s Great John Street Hotel wedding in Manchester featured on Brides Up North wedding blog.

Bella Niaja – Eniola & Kome Mofe-Damijo’s Photos Featured

Eniola & Kome Mofe-Damijo’s pre wedding photos were featured on Nigerian Blog Bella Niaja.

Invited Member of WEP – World Elite Photographers

I was delighted to receive an invitation to join WEP – World Elite Wedding Photographers, at the time of writing, one of only 10 photographers in the UK.

Carol + Dougie – Country House Blog

Country House Wedding Venues asked if they could feature Carol and Dougie’s wedding from Sandhole Oak Barn.

This IS Reportage – Member

I’m delighted to be a member of the brilliant photography This Is Reportage. The members of the group are all about unposed wedding photography so this is just perfect for me. Here is my full profile on their wedding photography website.

Statham Lodge Photos Featured

Really pleased that gorgeous Cheshire venue Statham Lodge use many of my photos across their website. A beautiful venue that I go to regularly.

Photographers Keeping It Real – Award

A new group all about real moments and real photos. I was really pleased to win the photo opposite in their first round of awards.

Your Perfect Wedding Photographer Feature

Two of my photos were featured in the Your Perfect Wedding Photographer monthly round, this month being funny wedding photos. Opposite are the two photos that were featured. Funny Wedding Photos

Sony A9 Review

After moving to the Sony A9, I photographed a few weddings and wrote an extensive review of the camera. You can see that review here: Sony A9 Review Wedding Photography

Sony A9 Review Published on PetaPixel

PetaPixel is one of the biggest camera blogs on the planet with hundreds of thousands of visitors and a huge market place for photographers to access. I was hugely honoured that they contacted me to publish my review for their followers. My review on PetaPixel has been shared on social media thousands of times. PetaPixel Sony A9 Review

Ashield House Feature on Brides Up North

Katie, the owner of Ashfield House invited myself and a couple of photographers for a shooting day to celebrate the different styles of photography we do. The photos we took were featured on Brides Up North and on Ashfield House’s Website too.

Best Of British Wedding Photographers

This great website featured my Best of 2017 blog photos on their website.

Unplugged Weddings Photos Featured

I wrote an article about unplugged weddings which you can read here: Why you should have an un-plugged wedding

Some of these photos were used by Your Perfect Wedding Photographer on their own feature of unplugged weddings.

Manchester Wedding Photographer | David Stubbs 2024