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James Thomas Photography

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James Thomas Wedding Photography, your professional Essex-based wedding photographer.
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 USB
Large Group Shots
Last-Minute Orders
Online Proofing
Personal Online Gallery
Photo Printing
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Pre-Wedding Venue Visit
Stay Through Dancing
Stay Through Speeches
Wedding Albums

Photography Style

Reportage / Documentary
Traditional / Classic
Full Description
A warm welcome to James Thomas Wedding Photography, your professional Essex-based wedding photographer. Your wedding day is one of the happiest and most memorable days of your life and, like most, you’ve probably dreamed of your own fairy-tale wedding since childhood. So, in a land, not so very far away after all, I can add a little magic to your special day and capture the moments you will treasure forever. Creating timeless memories for you, isn’t just my job – it is my passion. If you are looking for a friendly, professional Essex wedding photographer, who will go that extra mile for you to create timeless still memories, please get in touch.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: James Thomas
I love photographing people; for me it’s all about capturing emotion and individuality. I know many people are not comfortable with a camera pointed at them, but I am often told how I am able to put people at ease and turn a photography session into a fun and enjoyable event. Get in touch for a free no obligation consultation, I'd love to hear all about your big day and how I can capture memories you will treasure for a lifetime.


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Ugnius and Vaida - Layer Marney Tower
Married in October 2017
January 2019
he is so passionate about his work.
“My Fiancée and myself recently booked James to do an engagement shoot. We described the kind of image we like and with James’s help and advice we decided to do the shoot...
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Pip and Tali - Botleys Mansion, Surrey
Married in April 2016
January 2019
We would both thoroughly recommend James.
“The pictures are excellent; everyone has complimented on our wedding photography. Thank you so much, these images will be with us forever and we love them so much. We ha...
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Jemma and Adam - The Warren Estate
Married in January 2019
January 2019
5* I couldn’t recommend James enough
“5* I couldn’t recommend James enough. From the very first message I sent, James has been friendly, Professional and approachable. We had our engagement shoot with James ...
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Mike and Sarah - The Reid Rooms
Married in November 2018
January 2019
Sarah and I are absolutely thrilled with the photo
“I would wholeheartedly recommend James for his creative eye, his energetic work ethic and considerate customer service. Not only did James set up an engagement shoot to...
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Amy and Tim -The Essex Barn, Channels
Married in September 2017
January 2019
We would wholeheartedly recommend James to anyone.
“From the moment we booked with James, he was very professional and really seemed to care about getting us the best possible photographs of our wedding. We primarily had ...
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Abbie and Charlie - Hedingham Castle
Married in August 2019
January 2019
“Thank you for our lovely engagement photos!!
“Thank you for our lovely engagement photos!! Me and my partner aren’t the best at posing, but you made us feel really comfortable and made it fun! Now we have so many lo...
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Wivenhoe House Wedding Fair

17th February 2019
I will be at Wivenhoe House on Sunday 17th February for their Wedding fair. Come and say hello, I'd love to hear all about your big day. I 'll be on hand to answer all your wedding questions.
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Location & Contact Details


Manors Way, Silver End, Essex, CM8 3QR, England

Nearest Town

Silver End

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Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Traditional with a mix of modern creativity.

What about your business are you most proud of?

The great testimonials I receive from my customers.

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

Start planning as early as possible.

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

A creative evening shot outside under a beautiful sky.

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

I was once asked to capture a shot of the bridal party acting out a gangster theme with cigars and dramatic back lighting.

What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?

Don't let it get you down - Embrace it! I have lots of creative rain shots up my sleeve.

Describe how you got into photography.

I first found my love for photography over 20 years ago, going back to the days of film and processing images in darkrooms. My Dad bought me my first camera when I was 12 while we were on a family holiday and my interest sparked from there.