Laurence Sweeney Photography
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We are a Dad and Daughter wedding team based in Newcastle Upon Tyne but covering the North of England. Our role is to capture the smiles, tears and laughter of your day.
Pricing & Costs
Prices start at
Products and Services
Bridal Prep Shots
Digital Editing / Airbrushing
Personal Online Gallery
Second Shooter Available
Stay Through Speeches
Reportage / Documentary
Our journey with a couple usually starts with a consultation, where we get to find out more about you and your families, your likes and preferences. Hopefully, we will find that we are both a match. We recommend a pre-wedding shoot, usually about 4-6 weeks prior to your wedding, this is another step in getting to know each other better and to practice "walking and talking" at the same time :) On the big day, we arrive about 2 hours before the ceremony and stay with you until about an hour after the first dance. Every single image is checked and edited to a high standard and we are usually in a position to present the photos within 4 weeks after your wedding. We have a great reputation for being helpful, friendly and professional and feedback from our clients is exception. We love producing WOW images that will re-create wonderful memories of a magical day.
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Laurence Sweeney
Hi, we are an easy-going, friendly and sociable team based in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Feedback from our couples is always good and by way of example here is a typical one from December 2018, " "A special shout out to the best photographer ever for not only capturing moments we will never forget, but also for acting as mediators, counsellors and helping us both get ready!! Omg! Laurence! We literally love every one!! Thanks so much!!! x- S&D
Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Dan and Stacy
Married in January 2018
OMG, Love them all!!!
Omg! Laurence! We literally love every one!! Thanks so much!!! x"
Press & Awards
Press & Awards (1)
Living North Magazine
Accreditations / Associations (1)
Member of the Guild of Photographers
Industry Awards (1)
The Guild of Photographers - Top 10 Award
What is your most memorable wedding?
Lots of memorable ones from snowy to heatwaves. We've always had a good experience and our brides and grooms are really happy.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Stylish, Classic, Light, Fun, Timeless.
What about your business are you most proud of?
Our relationship with our brides and grooms and their families in knowing that we help to make them happy.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Photographers can offer impartial reviews on Venues.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
A best man's speech, whilst humorous and joyful, but touched upon the attributes of the groom and explained his admiration and gave an insight on their friendship in a positive way.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
We tend to keep in regular contact and share things, it always works well if the photographer knows who is who in the proceedings and also if there is anything to avoid. We include a pre-wedding shoot about 2 months before the wedding, which we always recommend, it's an opportunity to get to know each other even better.
What is the No. 1 photo that you think every couple should take?
A photo that captures a moment when they are on their own on the day, it could be a glance to each other or just giggle, where they do not know they are being photographed.
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
We recently had a lush chocolate brown labrador as the ring-bearer, which was really good. The labrador was very well behaved.
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
Anywhere we can find a lovely big window then we can produce stunning shots, that said we always have umbrellas and rain-shots can with backlit flash can look stunning.
Describe how you got into photography.
I received camera for my 10th, 16th and 21st birthdays from my parents, so it has always been part of what I love, In the early days it was primarily landscapes, which helps with composition.