Leigh Parke Photography

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Pricing & Costs

Prices start at

£1100
Details

Photography Style

Modern
Artistic
Traditional / Classic

Products and Services

Bridal Prep Shots
Back-Up Equipment
Photo Printing
Physical Shop / Studio
Flexible Hours on the Day
Stay Through Speeches
Online Shop
Second Shooter Available
Wedding Albums
Personal Online Gallery
Pre-Wedding Venue Visit
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Images on USB
Full Description
Hi, my name is Leigh and I am from a small town in Northern Ireland called Kilkeel. I first picked up a camera at the age of 14 using it as a way to get into concerts as of my love for music. I then went to University in Cardiff, Wales to study photography and went on to start photographing weddings in 2010. I have loved every second of it and have never looked back. I am extremely lucky to have the opportunity to photograph so many fantastic couples at some amazing wedding venues throughout Ireland and the UK. I treat every wedding as if I were photographing my own, ensuring every little detail is captured in a relaxed but professional manner. It’s really all about making sure everyone is having great craic! In 2016 I joined the British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP), gaining my first qualification, in 2017 I gained my first qualification with the Professional Photographers Association in Northern Ireland (PPANI) and most recently in 2018 I have gained my first qualification with the SWPP. I am continually working on acheiving my next qualifications, attending workshops of my favourite photographers, learning as much as I can.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2011
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
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Location & Contact Details

Address

42 Mountain Road, Kilkeel, County Down, BT34 4BB, Northern Ireland

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Kilkeel

Nearest Motorway & Junction

Nearest Train Station

Newry

Nearest Airport

Dublin/Belfast

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Press & Awards
(10)

Accreditations / Associations (3)

Licentiate with BIPP
Licentiate with PPANI
Licentiate with SWPP

Industry Awards (7)

BIPPNI Commercial Photographer of the Year 2018
Northern Ireland Wedding Awards Wedding Photographer of the Year 2017
BIPPNI Classical Wedding Photographer of the Year 2019
PPANI 2nd Runner-Up Landscape Photographer of the Year 2018
PPANI 1st Runner-Up Landscape Photographer of the Year 2019
BIPPNI Modern Wedding Photographer of the Year 2017
LTF Overall Wedding Photographer of the Year 2018 Runner Up
FAQ
(3)

What is your most memorable wedding?

Definitely Mike & Millie's wedding in 2018, they are 72 and 75 and you would have sworn they were only 18 and 19 with how loved up there are!!

What about your business are you most proud of?

Gaining my first qualification in 2016 has pushed me to become better and better!

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

Definitely budget!! Having only gotten married in August 2018 myself budgeting was an extremely important thing to keep in mind. Also, enjoy ever second of your wedding! Don't worry about others, make sure that you enjoy your wedding!