It was an absolute privilege to be asked by this newly engaged couple to photograph their wedding in Sheffield. It’s only a short drive into south Yorkshire, over the hills from where I live. I have done Sheffield wedding photography before, but I was particularly looking forward to this wedding as it had been a couple of years since I had. Sheffield is fully of incredible wedding venues for couples to get married. Most of them registered for legal marriage. Ruth and Chris used two of the best, the Sheffield Botanical Gardens, and a new venue called The Mowbray which is a really cool converted building just a short drive away.
50 Natural wedding photos in Sheffield
The newlyweds were looking for natural and relaxed style wedding photography, which is exactly my speciality. I promise to not stop or pose you during any part of your wedding day. I use silent cameras, with small lenses to be the most discrete as I possible can. This allows me to be part of your wedding day, acting as a guest and photograph real moments as they happen without your being bothered by your photographer. The day the couple had over Sheffield was just glorious which made the setting and backdrop so perfect to photograph.
For couples who LOVE photography, but HATE being posed.
The day started at Ruth and Chris’ home in the heart of city of Sheffield. Ruth was surrounded by her bridesmaids, and her parents also. What really stood out was that Ruth’s wedding dress had been made by her mum, which just made it more special than usual. I made sure photographed plenty of angles of her dress as she wore it throughout the day to remind her of how stunning it looked through the entire wedding. I use a range of lenses to help me do this, but the two main ones are the 35 and 85mm lenses. I rarely use zooms as these make you very lazy, prime lenses all the way. Prime lenses also give the images or frames that nice soft blurry feel to them which makes them look professional.
Wedding ceremony in the gardens
Chris started the day in the pub. Where else would a groom be? He and his groomsmen had a drink (or two) before heading to the Botanical gardens not far away in Sheffield for the wedding ceremony. All their guests enjoyed a drink or two before greeting with Chris. Upon Ruth’s arrival, she embarked on quite a walk around the gardens, then started the longest isle walk I have ever had the pleasure of photographing. She must have covered half of Sheffield in doing so. I jest, however it was just beautiful as she and her wedding bridal party were surrounded by colour. A real feast for my eyes when trying to capture this in the wedding photos.
Wedding Photography in Sheffield
After their emotional Sheffield wedding photography, it was time for them and all their guests to travel across the city to the next venue. As a professional wedding photographer, I was so delighted to see their venue. Because of the large windows at the front, natural light floods in from one direction casting great light on the subjects. The weather over Sheffield was perfect and this made the wedding photos inside perfect. Drinks, food, speeches and then lots of dancing. It was a pleasure taking all the photos for the couple. It was great having Alex Mead along shadowing as part of my training and mentoring programmes.
Sheffield wedding photography is up there with my favourite places to shoot in the UK. I’m excited to be travelling over more and more, camera ready, to capture these special wedding moments naturally for bride and grooms. Sheffield is a great city. If you are getting married here, or any other location, and looking for a wedding photographer who doesn’t pose you. Please get in touch. All Travel is included as standard.
Sheffield wedding photography for couples who LOVE photography, but HATE being posed. Please note, all travel costs are always included in my packages.