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Ideal Weddings

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We provide beautiful, contemporary wedding photography and videography to suit all weddings. Working together or individually to suit the client we capture your day the way you want it.
Pricing & Costs

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Products and Services

Back-Up Equipment
Bridal Prep Shots
Digital Editing / Airbrushing
Flexible Hours on the Day
Images on DVD
Images on USB
Large Group Shots
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
Videography Available
Wedding Albums

Photography Style

Reportage / Documentary
Traditional / Classic
Full Description
Providing you a full day (10 hours), a half day (5 hours) or even starting from as little as 2 hours we cover all the parts of your day that matter. Full resolution images of your day are placed on media to suit you with no cap on the number of images. A personal service from us and only us :-)

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Graham
Thanks for making your enquiry :-) Whilst you're waiting for us to respond feel free to view our website and email us any questions you have.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Liz & Rick
Married in July 2017
December 2017
True Professional
Our day was captured perfectly!! Cim was a true professional, and New exactly how we wanted our pictures to be. Could not have asked for anything more!! Thanks Cim
Becky & Steve
Married in July 2017
December 2017
Captured the day perfectly
Cim captured our day absolutely perfectly, he worked really hard to make sure everything was as it should be. We couldn't have asked for more from him and cannot recommen...
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Ash & mel
Married in May 2017
December 2017
Best day of our lives
Our day was captured perfectly and Graham was a pleasure. He made our families and guest feel so comfortable and didn't miss a moment. I could recommend them enough. The ...
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Debs & Rob
Married in September 2017
December 2017
10 out of 10
Absolutely amazing service, to say it ran like clockwork would be an understatement !! Graham came to see us at home, well before the day. Nothing was too much trouble w...
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Bex & Dave
Married in February 2017
December 2017
Blown away!
From start to finish Ideal Weddings were simply awesome! Graham shot both the photos and video at our wedding earlier this year in York and we couldn't have been happier!...
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Ash & Mel
Married in June 2017
December 2017
Captured Perfectly
Our day was captured perfectly and Graham was a pleasure. He made our families and guest feel so comfortable and didn't miss a moment. I could recommend them enough. The ...
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Location & Contact Details


The Old chapel, 282 Skipton Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 3HE, England

Travel Notes

We are on the junction of Skipton Road and Knox Avenue with parking outside the studio.

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

A1(M) 47

Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport

Leeds Bradford

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Press & Awards

Industry Awards (2)

Lux Wedding Awards 2017
3 Best Rated Excellence

What is your most memorable wedding?

South of France - fabulous couple who hosted their reception in the gorgeous grounds of their French home.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Fresh, clean, intimate, vibrant and unobtrusive

What about your business are you most proud of?

100% 5* rating across voting platforms - happy clients! :-)

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

Engage with your photographer/videographer as soon as possible with your planning.

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

The whole family decorating the woodland with lighting and flowers in the trees and around the floor.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

Informal coffee and cake after first contact. Discussions about the big day and capturing info about specifics special to them. Meeting for a preschool to build comfort and ease before a final face to face.

What is the No. 1 photo that you think every couple should take?

The confetti shot! It's fun, it's vibrant and shows the guests taking part in the celebration!

What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?

A Brode and Groom portrait on a graffiti covered bridge in North London.

What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?

Good guests! It's about the celebration of your relationship.

Describe how you got into photography.

My father gave me my first film camera when I was around 10.

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook Discount5%
Bridebook Special Offer10% on full day photography and videography
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