Louise Smith Photography

Former staff newspaper photographer specialising in reportage style weddings & formal portraits. Masters Degree in Photography. 15 Years + experience
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at


Products and Services

Bridal Prep Shots
Back-Up Equipment
Flexible Hours on the Day
Stay Through Speeches
Stay Through Dancing
Large Group Shots
Thank You Cards / Photo Stationery
Second Shooter Available
Wedding Albums
Personal Online Gallery
Pre-Wedding Venue Visit
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Digital Editing / Airbrushing
Images on USB

Photography Style

Reportage / Documentary
Full Description
As a former staff newspaper photographer I am able to tell the story of your day as it happens. Key moments, natural, relaxed photos of the day as it happens is my style. I aim to tell the story of your big day with details, moments and thoughtful photographs. Photography Cover Packages are either for half day (3-4 hours) or full day cover (8-10 hours). Extra hours are agreed before the day via contract. Parent Albums, Prints and Photobooks are chargeable extras. All packages include a free consultation and unlimited photographs taken on the day. A typical wedding is at least 250 photographs edited. Engagement Shoots available. Packages from £1100 I cover Northampton, Milton Keynes and surrounding areas, Mileage outside of Northants/Bucks charged as extra.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 10 and 30
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Kerri and Mike
Wedding: July 2009
July 2018
Couldn't have asked for better
Louise made my day so easy, I was offically bridezilla, I wanted this I knew I wanted that we all had to stand here. Louise kept me calm knew what would work and what wouldn't, she took enough control to make my pitcures amazing but left me enough to continue being bridezilla. I honestly couldn't have asked for such amazing service, pre wedding meet ups to the final picture I my hand, Louise was always around to reassure me and make everything perfect, a huge thank you from all of us
Location & Contact Details


Northampton, Northamptonshire

Travel Notes

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M1 Junction 15

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Press & Awards

Accreditations / Associations (1)


Industry Awards (1)

Masters Degree

What is your most memorable wedding?

Modern, documentary, moments, fun, relaxed.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

These days - selfie ones! These will soon become the original....

What about your business are you most proud of?

It’s usually the smaller hidden details the bride or groom organise behind the scenes eg keepsakes and surprise moments

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

15 years of being a 'pro' and still enjoying it everyday

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

All of them for various reasons, they all have amazing moments, but a recent secret flash mob by the bride and her friends was brilliant!

Describe your typical process with a couple.

A decent portrait of themselves! Its all about you as a couple, make sure you are in some together as it soon flies by!

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

Personal, I'm not a one size fits all. Informal chat, set dates/photo ideas, venue reccy, engagement shoot, wedding, photo collection/reveal

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

Have fun, dont sweat the small stuff, cloudy weather is the best for weddings - great light. Honestly! We love a rainy wedding.

What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?

Since I was a teenager studying photography (i'm not giving away my age now though!), working as a staff newspaper photographer now freelance.

Describe how you got into photography.

Work together on the planning of your day, enjoy your day for YOU.