David Michael Photography

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We are a multi award-winning provider of photographic and media services to couples getting married mainly in London or Essex, although we do travel further afield.
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 Shop
Personal Online Gallery
Photo booth Available
Pre-wedding Consultation
Pre-wedding Venue Visit
Second Shooter Available
Stay Through Dancing
Stay Through Speeches
Videography Available
Wedding Albums
Photography Style
Reportage / Documentary
Pricing & Costs
Prices start at
  • £1500
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Full Description
  • Founded in 2004, David Michael Photography has become one of the most successful wedding photographers in the UK. In just 2016 we have won awards at the Master Photography International Awards, the Essex Wedding Awards, the International Wedding Photography Awards, and the Wedding Industry Expert Awards. Our premium first class service focuses on the capturing of those subtle moments that may otherwise pass unnoticed, giving each couple an accurate record of their day to treasure for many years to come. Not only that, we have over 12 years experience in the wedding industry and can help eliminate your fears, concerns, and stress levels on the day with our expertise and calming manner. We have documented over 600 weddings across the UK and Europe, and have worked at many of the premium venues in the region. We have an excellent and well established reputation within the industry and are recommended by many quality venues in Essex and London. Through well developed partnerships we can arrange high quality videography services, photo booths, and even drone coverage, taking care of all your media requirements. Contact us for a customised quotation or to schedule a call where we can talk through your wedding ideas and show you how we can help you realise your dreams.
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: David Michael Bradford
    Hello and congratulations! Whether you have set a date for your big day yet or not, I would urge you to start thinking about your key suppliers as soon as possible because the good ones get booked up quickly. Every year I have to disappoint over 50 couples due to being unavailable, and it is so heartbreaking to give this news when the couple have taken too long to get in touch. Please do contact me if you'd like to start a discussion. Thank you, David.
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    2004
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    # Of People In Team
    1
    Public Liability Insurance
    Yes
Press & Awards
(3)
Press and Awards (1)
OK Magazine, Vogue Italia, Photoshoot Magazine, Professional Photographer Mag
Accreditations / Associations (1)
Master Photographers Association, UK Alliance of Wedding Planners
Industry Awards (1)
Master Photogra[hy Awards, Essex Wedding Awards, Wedding Industry Expert Awards
Photos
(10)
Location & Contact Details
  • Directions
    • Address
    • Millers Mead, Colchester, Essex, CO5 9SS, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Colchester
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Kelvedon
    • Nearest Airport
    • Stansted
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FAQ
(10)
What is your most memorable wedding?
Many years ago I photographed actress Angela Griffin's wedding. It was full of famous faces and was featured in OK Magazine. I'll always remember that one.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
documentary candid photojournalism artistic creative
What about your business are you most proud of?
The testimonials received from happy clients
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Wherever you can, book a professional. It's worth the extra money.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Christmas presents for all the guests under a Christmas tree instead of wedding favors.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
After initial contact we have a consultation meeting either in person or via Skype. Once the booking is made we keep in touch via a variety of methods until the planning meeting between 6 and 10 weeks before the wedding date. After the wedding day the photos are edited and delivered to the couple no more than 6 weeks after the wedding.
What is the #1 photo that you think every couple should take?
One with their immediate family. In time this will prove the most important.
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
One at the top of a Scottish mountain.
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
Discuss and agree a rainy day plan beforehand.
Describe how you got into photography.
I started playing with a camera during my Art A-level at school.