Eighth Avenue Photography

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We offer award winning national wedding photography in a very laid back, non intrusive manner. We're on hand to capture your day without trying to run it!
Details
Products and Services
Back-up Equipment
Bridal Prep Shots
Flexible Hours on the Day
Images on USB
Large Group Shots
Personal Online Gallery
Photo booth Available
Photo Printing
Physical Shop / Studio
Pre-wedding Consultation
Pre-wedding Venue Visit
Second Shooter Available
Stay Through Dancing
Stay Through Speeches
Wedding Albums
Photography Style
Modern
Reportage / Documentary
Pricing & Costs
Prices start at
  • £1200
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Full Description
  • We’ll be there to tell the story of your day. All of it. We aim to capture as much of your day as possible so won’t be there to check our watches while amazing moments are happening around us, we don’t have limits on how much time we spend at your wedding or how many photos we take. There are no hidden costs or hundreds of extras. We offer full day coverage of your wedding and supply your stunning photographs on a beautifully presented USB for you to do whatever you would like to do. No limitations. We include a pre-wedding photo shoot just before your wedding to make sure you’re at ease with having your photo taken on your big day. You will also have access to a private online gallery after for your wedding for family and friends to look at and share your images, free of charge. We also give you the option to display your beautiful images in a stunning bespoke wedding album that can be treasured for generations so that you can share one of the happiest days of your life with your loved ones.
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    2010
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    # Of People In Team
    2
    Public Liability Insurance
    Yes
Press & Awards
(3)
Press and Awards (1)
Wedding Brides Magazine, Lancashire Evening Post
Accreditations / Associations (1)
Guild of Professional Wedding Photographers
Industry Awards (1)
Regional Finalist - North West - Wedding Industry Awads
Photos
(11)
Location & Contact Details
  • Directions
    • Address
    • 310A Chapel Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 4AB, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Preston
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • M6 J29
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Preston
    • Nearest Airport
    • Manchester
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FAQ
(10)
What is your most memorable wedding?
Our most memorable wedding was in a field! We camped at the site the night before and after the wedding and helped set up the day before. The whole weekend was completely stripped back with a vintage theme with everyone doing their bit. It was amazing.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Timeless, crisp, beautiful, documentary, modern
What about your business are you most proud of?
The service we offer each client. Great photographs are a given, it's what we do but it's the great service we give our clients that stands us out from the rest. We still see many of our clients years after their weddings.
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Book things early! Most vendors will want a small deposit to book the date, get this done earlier and it will make the run in much easier. From a time keeping point of view make sure you leave enough time to put the dress on, especially if it is laced!
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
We like the simple things but anything that reflects the couple's personality is great. The best would have to be the favours at a particular wedding where the bride and groom had hand written an individual message to every one of the 100+ guests on the back. Lovely touch.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
For every wedding (travel depending) we start with a face to face consultation so we get to know each other well. At the consultation brides will receive a booklet outlining everything they need to know about our services as well as a timeline of when things happen, when payments are due etc. A couple of weeks before the wedding we have a pre wedding shoot, it gives us a chance to catch up, tak about their day and iron out any last minute details we need to know about - as well as taking some beautiful photographs! On the wedding day we're there for as long as they'd like us to be, usually from the start of bridal prep to the first dance. Around 4 weeks after the wedding the photos will be ready to view at our studio in Preston (or online if living away). We put a slideshow on the big screen of our favourites then flick through all of the photographs of the day and reminisce with the bride and groom :) At this point we talk albums if they have ordered one and outline what we need to make them. After the bride and groom send us the list of photos they'd like we design the album and send proofs (within 1 week), if the bride and groom are happy we order the album which usually takes 2 weeks to come through.
What is the #1 photo that you think every couple should take?
Can't really say a #1 photo as the couple's favourite can vary, whether it's a stunning bridal portrait, a group shot, a first reveal to dad or dancing with grandpa at night.
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
To be honest our brides don't ask much for particular photos, they're happy for us to just do us as we capture original and unique photos at every wedding. A photo that stands out was a groom turning up at a pub for a pre wedding drink, he'd asked me to be there at a particular time and said I would love a surprise he had. As he was from a farming family I was expecting some kind of tractor done up with ribbon but he rolled over the crest of the hill... in a tank!!
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
We always prepare for the worse, we bring clear and white umbrellas to every wedding and scope out indoor locations we can use if it's really bad weather. For bride and grooms I'd say you have 2 options - embrace tha rain (some rain shots can look amazing!) or come inside and we'll rock the photos anyway.
Describe how you got into photography.
I got into photography like most I think as it started as a hobby and progressed to us taking photos of family and friends. When people asked us to cover a wedding I wanted to do it right so I assisted a photographer in Stoke at weddings for 20+ weddings so I knew the ropes and what to expect at our own. It made the transition really easy and 100+ weddings later it's now second nature!
Bridebook benefits
  • Bridebook Discount: 5%