Kerrie Mitchell Photography

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shortlisted
Relaxed wedding photography for fun creative couples. Essex/Suffolk based but available for travel.
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at

£1600
Details

Photography Style

First Look Photographer
Reportage / Documentary
Modern
Artistic

Products and Services

Bridal Prep Shots
Back-Up Equipment
Online Proofing
Physical Shop / Studio
Flexible Hours on the Day
Stay Through Speeches
Stay Through Dancing
Online Shop
Thank You Cards / Photo Stationery
Second Shooter Available
Wedding Albums
Personal Online Gallery
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Digital Editing / Airbrushing
Images on USB
Full Description
After nearly ten years as a professional wedding photographer and 200 weddings I still love turning up the morning of a wedding day to the energy and excitement that surrounds the day ahead. I'm a very laid back and relaxed photographer, there when you need me but not ordering you around or scaring your guests! I'm often thought of as the couples friend who happens to have a fancy camera, and thats just how I love it! You'll love your wedding photos, but I'm also there in the lead up keeping you organised, on hand for any questions and worries and spoiling you along the way too! I have a range of full day packages, and mid-week offers too. Get in touch for a full brochure of prices.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2010
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
1
Reviews
(12)
Bea & Harry
Married in June 2019
June 2016
Truly Fantastic Photos!
Harry and I absolutely love all the photographs yourself and Sonya took at our wedding on the 8th of June. You have captured our day perfectly with some great, relaxed shots of us and our guests enjoying the day. You were so quiet amongst it all especially in the church service which is just how we wanted it. We have had many comments on how great you blended in to the day, not pushy or loud and the shots of all our friends and family are just fantastic. We love the photographs where people don’t know they are being photographed which are just the best. Harry and I aren’t the type of people to have lots of ‘lovey-dovey’ photos together but there are the right amount of us to together, for sure. It was great not spending a long time out to have photos just the two of us as we didn’t want to miss the party. But you took us out at the right times like when people are trying to be ushered in and seated. Thank you again for truly fantastic photos that we will treasure and look back on forever.
Kirsten & George
Wedding: March 2019
June 2016
a MASSIVE thank you!
We want to say a MASSIVE thank you for being our wedding photographer and for everything you have done from start to finish! You have honestly been amazing, we can’t thank you enough. Since booking you almost a year before our big day everything has run smoothly, we were always kept up to date and your little surprises and kind gestures along the way were such a nice touch. George was very nervous about being in front of the camera but you made both him and I feel so comfortable, it felt like we had a friend taking our photos. Our photos are amazing! We are so happy with them. Actually finding it hard to choose which ones we want printed as there are so many good ones we want them all on our wall!! So many of our guests have commented on good they are. Thank you so much for printing a selection for us as well, we didn’t expect that at all so that was a really lovely surprise. We will definitely be recommending you to our family and friends who get married in the future!
Sarah & Graham
Married in October 2018
June 2016
I honestly can’t rave about them enough
I hope you are well! Firstly I wanted to say sorry for taking so long to write this email - we've just come back from our (second!) honeymoon and realised it's time to stop milking it and return to reality haha. I completed your competition entry and remembered I've been meaning to thank you properly for ages. I will copy some of this into a google review but wanted to make sure I said it to you personally as well 😊 So on behalf of myself and Graham, a massive 'thank you'!! It sounds like a total cliche but I didn't realise how important the right wedding photography for us would be. We’d met a couple of other suppliers before stumbling across you and I was in full-on panic mode as none of them ‘seemed right’ and I couldn’t imagine them there on the day but I didn’t know what ‘right’ was for us. We didn’t really know what style we were after, but just knew we wanted something fun and natural. Annoyingly after weeks of me researching, of course Graham does a quick google and finds you. I was in heaven as soon as I saw your website. You were fun, natural, creative, relatable and personal and straight away I knew I wanted you there on the day. At our consultation, things only got better. We loved the little touches in your office like the subtle lightbox with our names on and our takeaway pack was awesome. You were so friendly and didn’t try to push us into deciding or booking, but showed us your work which said everything we needed to know. Your relaxed photos with use of light and nature were perfect for us. I actually couldn’t believe it but I was looking forward to receiving the invoice from you as I knew it would be fun and alongside lovely surprises haha! Our engagement shoot totally put us at ease in front of the camera and getting to know you a bit better so we were ready for the actual day. All your blog posts and forms to fill in on the website were super clear what you needed from us, but all in a beautifully branded way that it was actually satisfyingly organised to complete! I knew on the day it would feel like I just had an extra friend there and that’s exactly how you were – blending into the background to get candid shots when you needed to and helping to organise us at other times. I honestly never dreamt our wedding photos could be so perfect. We adore everything about them. You’ve captured moments we will absolutely treasure – ones we don’t even remember because the day was so full and overwhelming! We had so much fun with you on the day that it was easy to relax and laugh in front of the camera. I honestly can’t rave about them enough. And thank you for dealing with our family politics like an absolute pro. I just loved how everything you sent us was so personal and gorgeous – it made the whole experience so special. I think the time you put into the extra touches is pretty unique. Thank you so much Kerrie! Is it sad that we will miss working with you?!
Charlotte & Jamie
Married in October 2018
June 2016
professional and so well organised
Recommended by my friend who had Kerrie as her photographer. She is so professional and so well organised. She makes everything less stressful plus she is very lovely. That’s all what you want. She was perfect for us.
Laura & Rich
Married in September 2018
June 2016
Attention to detail & Support
Cannot thank Kerrie enough for her work, attention to detail & (quite frankly) her support through the planning process. Not once did we feel pressured, instead just knew she was there (with buckets of experience) if we needed her to answer ANY wedding queries (not just photo ones)! The welcome pack (with gifts) and cinema tickets were so thoughtful, well received and never gimmicky. So many fantastic remarks from friends, not only on the quality of the photos, but on Kerrie’s quiet demeanour
Erline & Karl
Married in August 2018
June 2016
Kerrie exceeded our expectations
Kerrie exceeded our expectations. We knew her pictures would be beautiful and natural, but she was so lovely to have around. She took on board how uncomfortable we were with posed pictures and chose some poses that we could feel relaxed in and spent more time on candid pictures, she put us at ease, made us laugh... She was really friendly and warm, and I felt much more relaxed getting ready thanks to having her around, chatting. She was always in the right place without being in the way either.
Location & Contact Details

Address

Manningtree, Essex, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Manningtree

Nearest Motorway & Junction

A12

Nearest Train Station

Manningtree

Nearest Airport

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FAQ
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Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

fun, relaxed, colourful, creative, happy

What about your business are you most proud of?

Winning Highly Commended Wedding Photographer of the year (2019) at The Essex Wedding Awards. Having my garden studio built so I can meet couples here surrounded by my work, giving them a great insight into my style.

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

Try to ignore everyone elses 'ideas' if they don't fit in with your own. This is your wedding day, so do it your way!

Describe your typical process with a couple.

I like to meet my couples before booking whenever possible. So I offer meetings in my garden studio, we'll go over all the details and you can meet me and see my work in person :)

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

photos with their parents. You'll treasure those forever.

What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?

lots of umbrellas and a willingness to still go outside for photos. You wont regret it!

Describe how you got into photography.

I started as a photographer on cruise ships and as a school photographer. I then started assisting before photographing my own wedding bookings.