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Ian's style is informal and relaxed, capturing the essence and unique atmosphere of the day.
Pricing & Costs
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Products and Services
Bridal Prep Shots
Digital Editing / Airbrushing
Flexible Hours on the Day
Images on DVD
Images on USB
Large Group Shots
Personal Online Gallery
Photo Booth Available
Pre-Wedding Venue Visit
Second Shooter Available
Stay Through Dancing
Stay Through Speeches
Thank You Cards / Photo Stationery
Reportage / Documentary
Traditional / Classic
an invites every couple to a complimentary pre-wedding photo-shoot or engagement shoot, usually at the wedding location where he shares simple techniques to ensure bride and groom will look the best they can - and feel relaxed on the day. Prices: All packages include two photographers, full resolution images supplied on DVD and private on-line gallery. Silver collection - £1,195 - full day from bridal preparation to first dance. Gold collection - £1,695 - includes beautiful 30 page Graphi-Studio wedding album. Platinum collection - from £2,995 - includes video and aerial photography. For Gold and Platinum collections, Ian designs a 30 page 25 x 35 cm album. Finishes include leather, crystal, metal or fabric covers with a range of colours and styles available. Photographic lay flat page options include Matt, Semi-Gloss, Gloss and Metallic finishes. You can choose any combination at no additional cost. Graphi-Studio albums are manufactured in Italy at the exclusive Graphi-Studio facility.
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Ian Southwell,
I look forward to working with you to capture beautiful photographs that you will cherish forever.
Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
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No. of People In Team
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Press & Awards
Industry Awards (1)
Gold awards with the Society of Wedding Photographers
What is your most memorable wedding?
I shot a vintage wedding in a barn. everyone dressed up and it ended up with a barn dance.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Informal, relaxed, personal, quirky, perfection
What about your business are you most proud of?
All of my couples are delighted with their pictures and tell me it really conveys the unfolding story of their special day. They tell me that I really help them to feel relaxed and get amazing pictures
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Make sure you have a pre-wedding shoot where we can try out pictures that will work on the big day. It will also help you be relaxed and not have to worry about the photography.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
The bride and groom arranged a cartoonist for the evening who drew picture portraits of all the guests (the children loved it)
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Talk though what the couple have in mind and the 'must have' pictures. Arrange a pre-wedding shoot, usually at the wedding venue to plan the familiarise with the photography process and get some great pictures.
What is the No. 1 photo that you think every couple should take?
Couple shots, away from the hustle and bustle of the day - these are always the best photos.
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
A bridal shoot in a derelict warehouse
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
Hand out or ask people to bring colourful umbrellas. They look great in pictures.
Describe how you got into photography.
I used to sell cameras and became interested in photography. I later turned this into a profession - my dream job!
Bridebook Special OfferFree wedding website, normal price £150 - Website will have all the information about your upcoming wedding: Guest List, RSVP Online, Venue Finder. Wedding Gift Section, News and Updates, Dates of Hen and Stag parties, Photo's, Links to Facebook and Twitter, Fully mobile compatible.