Craige Barker Photography

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"Capture the Moment" We photograph most things you would want a picture off. From weddings & social to fashion & commercial. We are based in Cheshire and Manchester but offer photography anywhere!
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at

£299
Details

Products and Services

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

Photography Style

Artistic
Dramatic
Reportage / Documentary
Traditional / Classic
Full Description
Wedding photography including a pre shoot at a mutual agreed location. I always try and work with a 2nd photographer

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Craige
Hi, The wedding photography market is saturated and confusing (everyone is a photgrapher). The most important thing is do you get on with the photographer. Yes OK they need to take good pictures but it's more important that you get on with them. I will meet with you to ensure you that we are compatible before we move on to the next stage and taking photos. Call me anytime. Regards

Experience

No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
2
Reviews
(8)
Sean and Rachael
Married in November 2018
November 2018
Best Day Ever with excellent photos as a perminant reminder
Excellent Photographer at a reasonable price. Craige manages to put you at eas even for thpse who hat e being in front of the camera.
Cath & James Gough
Married in November 2018
November 2018
Captured through the Lens.....
We chose Craige to be our photographer for our wedding after he was recommended to us. Craige listened to what we wanted to get out of the day with the more traditional style photographs. However captured the ‘in the moment’ style we also wanted. He took pictures of moments we may have missed if it wasn’t for Craige......From me (the Bride) getting ready, to James and his son together and then the sunset photos. They were all amazing. Craige understood who we were as a couple (engaging in a pre-shoot with us) to what best aspects of our venue he could use for great photographs. Craige was respectful of the fact this was our special day but made sure no one was missed out on being involved. Then to be able to view some of our initial special ‘snaps’ part way through our day was an added bonus! Craige you were fantastic! Thank you x
sandra horrillo carrasco
Married in October 2018
November 2018
Wonderful job
Very proffessional.Capturing the small details of every moment, making every picture unique. And letting the bride and the groom be themselfs.
Imtiaz & Nazia
Married in September 2018
November 2018
A great photographer
We booked Craige for a wedding. Everything was arranged very easily with a few short calls and we provided an itinerary. Craig showed up on time, dressed very professionally and did a sterling job. His personality and ability to interact with our guests and put them at ease made for some great quality shots. Craige's professionalism and hard work was very much appreciated. We've been left with some great pictures of our guests having a fun time at the wedding! Many many thanks Craige!
Imtiaz & Nazia
Married in September 2018
November 2018
A great photographer
We booked Craige for a wedding. Everything was arranged very easily with a few short calls and we provided an itinerary. Craig showed up on time, dressed very professionally and did a sterling job. His personality and ability to interact with our guests and put them at ease made for some great quality shots. Craige's professionalism and hard work was very much appreciated. We've been left with some great pictures of our guests having a fun time at the wedding! Many many thanks Craige!
Adam & Michelle Reid
Married in July 2018
November 2018
A true professional, outstanding photos, warm manner with a real eye for detail. How lucky we were!
A true professional, outstanding photos, warm manner with a real eye for detail. How lucky we were! We have been very fortunate to find such a professional in Craige. Like all weddings, costs can quickly spiral out of control, we had a budget that Craige could work with and we were overwhelmed with what we actually received on the day. He kept in touch regularly before the event, we had a Skype meeting because we live far from him, he left us feeling assured that on the big day everything would be fine. On the big day itself Craige arrived early and got to work straight away, I don't recall for the next 12 hours if he stopped for one minute. Our guests remarked on how engaging and warm he was, the ideas for the shots were perfect, the patience he showed throughout the day was wonderful. When we received the photos, they were delivered in the most beautiful way (we will not spoil it for the next happy couple). All in all we feel blessed to not just find each other but to have found Craige Barker Photography. Contemporary, beautiful photos with a lovely guy at a great price!
Location & Contact Details

Address

20 Adswood Old Hall Road, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 5QZ, England

Nearest Town

Stockport

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M60 J1

Nearest Train Station

Stockport

Nearest Airport

Manchester

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FAQ
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What is your most memorable wedding?

I wedding in Champagne France, because of the mixture of travel, romance and photography.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Dramatic, Honest, Cheeky, Happy, Loving!

What about your business are you most proud of?

Every decision is mine.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Your day is about saying "I do" in front of family and friends. None of this stuff really matters, don't let go of that :)

What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?

I think the fact that I project some images at the evening event is a nice touch

Describe your typical process with a couple.

Normally have a Pre Meeting so you can decide if we are the right people. If you decide on us we meet for a pre shoot, this helps

What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?

Bright Umbrellas and wellies

Describe how you got into photography.

10 years old and I loved the idea of capturing moments in time. Moments that people will see long after I'm gone.

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook Discount10%
Bridebook GiftFree Preshoot
Bridebook Special OfferI will give a 10% and a bottle of champagne if booked through Bridebook