When it comes to weddings we operate as a Father & Son duo. Our style is to tell the story of your special day with a mixture of posed and candid shots.
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at


Products and Services

Bridal Prep Shots
Back-Up Equipment
Online Proofing
Photo Printing
Flexible Hours on the Day
Last-Minute Orders
Stay Through Speeches
Stay Through Dancing
Large Group Shots
Online Shop
Second Shooter Available
Photo Booth Available
Wedding Albums
Personal Online Gallery
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Digital Editing / Airbrushing
Videography Available
Images on USB

Photography Style

Reportage / Documentary
Traditional / Classic
Full Description
We are father-and-son photographers specialising in weddings. Our unique approach means you always get a mix of formal and the increasingly popular style of candid photos. One of our biggest tips when booking a photographer is make sure you're comfortable with your photographer as you will spend a large portion of your day with him/her/them. Because of this we include a free engagement shoot when you book with us! This allows us to have a chat and have some fun before your big day! We would love to be part of your special day! We have three packages: Half day, Full day & Ultimate. If none of these fit your day get in touch so we can build a bespoke package for you. We also have many extras such as a Photo Booth, Drones, albums and a female photographer. So we are equipped to meet your needs!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Matthew
Hi we're Matt & John It's always a privilege to be invited to share a couple's special day, something which we never get tired of, and to create memories which will last a lifetime. We wish you well on your journey and if we can help in just a small way on that journey we would be happy and proud to do so. ​


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Sarah and Ben
Married in July 2019
July 2016
Absolutely superb.
They were fantastic from the get go. They bent over backwards to ensure my wife and I had a fantastic day and that everything was captured. They delivered everything that we asked and more which made for some beautiful photos to remember our special day. I couldn't recommend them highly enough. Absolutely superb.
Abi and Josh
Married in July 2019
July 2016
they were perfect and the pictures were more than
Matt and John were so understanding to what we wanted they were so professional I loved all they did I have no comments to improve they were perfect and the pictures were more than I could of asked for. All of our guests commented on how well they did and how they had everything under control even with 2 sets of divorced families!
Sharon and Barry
Married in July 2019
July 2016
What a day we had with John and Matt.
What a day we had with John and Matt. What really impressed us on our Wedding Day was that we didn't know they were there. We laughed during all the formal stuff and the end result were photos so natural and smiley. Awaken Images come highly recommended. Now to sort our albums out. Thank you John and Matt for being part of our day . Barry and Sharon
Charly and Kenny
Married in July 2019
July 2016
Matt and John were incredible!
Matt and John were incredible! There are no words to thank them for being part of our wedding day. From start to finish they were dedicated, patient, organised and went above and beyond for us. We also hired their glitterbooth which went down very well with all the evening guests. We already know from the previews we have seen that the photos are going to be outstanding. We couldn’t recommend these guys enough and we know we picked the perfect photographers for the job. Thank you both for all your hard work throughout the whole day- we will hold you both close in our hearts for the rest of our lives.
Paige & Richard
Married in August 2018
November 2018
Incredible Memories
We have enjoyed every moment and awaken images have captures every moment so perfectly. We are left with some simply stunning images of the best day of our life. We met with John and Matt a couple of times prewedding and had some lovely chats. We really felt they understood what we wanted and also brought their own ideas and experience to the table. They were very well priced we felt, and you get two photographers. We are so grateful and pleased that we picked them for our wonderful day.
Katrina and Jay, Facebook
Married in April 2018
July 2016
Wedding at Swynford Manor, Newmarket
Thanks so much John & Matt, what an amazing day, perfect in every way.. professional service from start to finish.. can’t wait to see all the pictures. Trinny & Jay xx
Location & Contact Details


Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Bury St Edmunds

Nearest Motorway & Junction


Nearest Train Station

Bury St Edmunds

Nearest Airport


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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (4)

Norfolk and Suffolk Bride 2021
A Suffolk Ceremony - photoshoot at Ixworth

Accreditations / Associations (1)

CAA licensed drone pilot

What is your most memorable wedding?

There are so many, BUT one which sticks in the mind is one where the wedding reception was near to the couples "local". They wanted "to go for a pint", so after the romantic pictures we went to the pub with just the happy couple and shared a pint with them as if we were good friends and had known them for ages.

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook DiscountAsk about our Photography & Photo Booth bundle
Bridebook GiftFree Bottle of Champagne
Bridebook Special OfferFree engagement photoshoot for all couples who book our Full Day or Ultimate packages.