Mark Shaw Photography

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I'm a professional documentary wedding photographer from Cornwall, specialising in relaxed, natural/candid storytelling style wedding photography in Cornwall and Devon.
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at

£395
Details

Products and Services

Bridal Prep Shots
Flexible Hours on the Day
Last-Minute Orders
Stay Through Speeches
Stay Through Dancing
Large Group Shots
Second Shooter Available
Personal Online Gallery
Pre-Wedding Venue Visit
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Videography Available
Images on USB

Photography Style

Reportage / Documentary
Modern
Artistic
Full Description
I capture wedding day stories naturally, creatively and unobtrusively with a collection of timeless images of your special day. I offer full day, half day or elopement wedding photography in Cornwall, Devon and occasionally further afield to destination weddings in Europe. I also offer extras including a second photographer or wedding videography. More information is available on my website https://www.markshawphotography.co.uk/

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2013
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
1
Reviews
(10)
Tom & Tamar
Married in November 2018
December 2018
Fantastic photographet
Mark made our wedding day amazing. Fantastic chap who is easy to get on with. On the day Mark fitted in perfectly, and got all the shot we asked for, and more. We are delighted with all of our photos.
Eoin & Becca
Married in September 2018
November 2018
captured our wedding with a collection of incredible photos
mark and his second photographer took an incredible set of photos at our wedding in cornwall in september. from intimate and candid moments to natural group shots, beautiful landscape details to worrying dance floor antics, he really captured the story of the occasion distinctively and dramatically. he was an absolute pleasure to deal with throughout, really putting us at ease. the final galleries were delivered within a few weeks, while he also sent us some teasers while we were still on our honeymoon - giving us a lovely and timely reminder of our day. our only regret was that he wasn’t around for some of the other events we had planned with our guests over the weekend. very highly recommended indeed.
Jonny & Ainslie
Married in August 2018
November 2018
Awesome evening wedding
Mark was excellent. Super easy to deal with and did a fantastic job at our wedding. Especially as it was a night time wedding he had all the necessary equipment and came up with some wonderful photos and captured the moods and scenes perfectly. Highly recommended.
Fleur & Zac - Deer's Leap Wedding Photographer
Married in August 2018
September 2018
We cannot speak more highly of you and your work.
Words cannot express our thanks to you for capturing so many beautiful memories for us. We feel very lucky to have had such creative and beautiful photos and are in complete awe of your talent. We also loved having you there on our special day. We cannot speak more highly of you and your work.
Sophie and George
Married in August 2018
November 2018
Mark blends into the background, but his photographs do anything but!
Mark did everything in his power to understand and appreciate us as people before the wedding, offering us a beautiful pre-wedding shoot and keeping in contact whenever we had questions. When I first looked at his gallery online I knew he had to be our photographer. The humour and honesty to his pictures were like nothing we had ever seen before, upon scrolling through I actually cried! And even with this in mind, our wedding photographs turned out to exceed my expectations. They are funny and sweet and joyous and perfect. The quality is incredible and you couldn’t meet a nicer man. The most special images are the ones captured of the band the night of the wedding. Mark even told us that he was leaving, said goodbye and everything! But he was there still, we had no idea. Mark blends into the background but his photographs do anything but!
Becki & Ben
Married in June 2018
November 2018
the best day ever
mark is absolutely brilliant. he blended in so well on our day and managed to get some really wonderful photos. the engagement shoot was really great as well as it really helped us to relax in front of the camera. our photos are fantastic and we have had so many lovely comments from friends and family. they are just what we wanted and really capture all the fun we had on our day. our wedding was the best day ever and it really shows in our photos. thank you so much mark, we would (and will) recommend you to anyone and everyone!
Location & Contact Details

Address

2 Trevonnen Road, Ponsanooth, Cornwall, TR3 7AZ, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Falmouth

Nearest Motorway & Junction

Nearest Train Station

Truro

Nearest Airport

Newquay

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FAQ
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What is your most memorable wedding?

I've loved them all.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Storytelling, relaxed, natural, creative, unobtrusive.

What about your business are you most proud of?

The amazing feedback I receive from couples once they have received their wedding photos - you can ready some on my kind word's section of my website.

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

Speak to a number of suppliers, not just one.

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

Wedding table plan made of different lego figures for each guest.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

Meetup for a coffee or skype/facetime chat to discuss the wedding and get to know each other. If the couple want to book me then I send an online booking form and bank details for the 25% booking fee. Once received I book the wedding in my diary. If the couple are booking a full day then the next thing we organise is the pre-wedding shoot where we go to a location, have some photos taken and get to know each other. We speak one month before the wedding with the itinerary and any specific images such as any group photos. The next time I see the couple is on their wedding day.

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

Just the two of you naturally being together...somewhere away from all the guests

What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?

Get your wellies on, umbrellas out, and enjoy! I have a see-through umbrella which works well for photos.

Describe how you got into photography.

I photographed a friends wedding in Cornwall back in 2007 and it snowballed from there.