Chris Hughes Photography
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From the bridal preparations to your first dance, many months or even years preparing for your wedding day comes down to just one special day
Pricing & Costs
Prices start at
Products and Services
Bridal Prep Shots
Flexible Hours on the Day
Images on DVD
Images on USB
Large Group Shots
Pre-Wedding Venue Visit
Stay Through Dancing
Stay Through Speeches
Reportage / Documentary
Traditional / Classic
Hi, I'm Chris. I’m a wedding photographer based in Bishop Auckland, County Durham in the North East of England. From the bridal preparations to your first dance, many months or even years preparing for your wedding day comes down to just one special day. A wedding day can be busy, and sometimes moments of your day pass by too quickly. You need a wedding photographer to capture one of the most amazing days of your lives to keep those memories fresh in your mind forever. Here at Chris Hughes Photography, we know that some couples may be having a large wedding at a large venue, and others a smaller private wedding at a Registry Office, your wedding is special to you, and we can provide a package suitable for all budgets. All of my wedding photography packages include a pre-wedding consultation so that we can discuss your specific requirements. I can show you various examples of my work so that you can decide what style you desire. All packages come with a USB stick presented in a wooden box of your images with reproduction rights.
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Chris
Hi and welcome to Chris Hughes Photography. Firstly, congratulations on your engagement and happy wedding planning. I pride myself on providing perfection at an affordable price. A good photographer doesn't have to cost the earth and hopefully after seeing my sample images you will fall in love with my photos. I look forward to discussing your requirements. Regards
Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Gerard & Tracey
Married in February 2017
excellent service fab photos
Thank you so much for being part of our special day excellent service fab photos , would highly recommend
John & Donna
Married in September 2017
Chris is an exceptional photographer and very plea
Chris is an exceptional photographer and very pleasant. He was very professional and we have booked him for another one of our families wedding, and upcoming family chris...
John & Clare
Married in September 2016
definitely use again and recommend him to friends
Chris responded quickly to my advert about the cost of photos for my wedding and he also gave me a competitive price for my package. Chris did a home visit to discuss my ...
Antony & Becky
Married in December 2016
they have captured the day perfectly
I can't thank Chris enough for our wedding photos. We called him a month before our wedding and he was really happy to help. He Came around for a consultation to find out...
James & Rebecca
Married in February 2018
He was very professional and polite
Chris was the photographer for mine and my wife's wedding. He was very professional and polite couldn't ask for a better service especially with such a reasonable cost.
Wedding: August 2018
he captured every amazing moment of the whole day
Chris did the wedding photography for my daughters wedding on the 21st July and we received the pictures yesterday, all I can say is WOW , he captured every amazing momen...
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Natural, Emotive, Captivating, Colourful, Editorial
What about your business are you most proud of?
I am most proud of my images
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Always shop around and get samples of the suppliers work to make an informed decision. If possible try and get previous customers reviews.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
I start by discussing dates for availability and then offer a consultation with the couple so that we can meet and get to know each other. I can show further samples of my work, wedding albums and find out the style of photography the couple would like including any special photos they would like. Some couples don't like their photo taken but still want a photographer to capture their special day and that is totally fine. I can still take the traditional family photos and the rest can be totally natural in the moment. A lot of couples I have worked with have said they didn't even realise I was there. Once the photos are ready I will mail out the USB stick in a lovely wooden presentation box.
What is the No. 1 photo that you think every couple should take?
The first kiss as a married couple
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
Make sure I get photos of the bride & groom's dog in his tuxedo
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
Umbrellas and lots of them. Seriously if you do have a wet day thats not a problem, my equipment is weatherproof and we can still get some amazing images either in the rain or indoors.
Describe how you got into photography.
I have always loved taking photos from when I was little. I gradually improved my skills and cameras and started taking photos of family and friends events and from there launched my own business.