Martin Hillary

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We are still taking bookings but obviously not shooting weddings at this moment in time. All our up to date Covid-19 information can be seen here: https://www.mhillaryphotography.co.uk/covid-19-update/
Full time award winning contemporary wedding photographer with years of industry experience. We are recommended at a host of venues including Wentbridge House Hotel, The Bridge Inn, The Tetley Leeds
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at

£745
Details

Photography Style

Reportage / Documentary
Modern
Artistic

Products and Services

Bridal Prep Shots
Back-Up Equipment
Online Proofing
Photo Printing
Physical Shop / Studio
Flexible Hours on the Day
Last-Minute Orders
Stay Through Speeches
Stay Through Dancing
Large Group Shots
Online Shop
Second Shooter Available
Photo Booth Available
Wedding Albums
Personal Online Gallery
Pre-Wedding Venue Visit
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Videography Available
Images on USB
Full Description
Our clients reviews speak volumes for our work and here is an example: “THE GREATEST; organiser, hair dresser, cufflink fastener, button hole attacher, flower girl entertainer, family gatherer, wedding compare, entertainer, shoe stealer . . . Oh and . . . The most awesome photographer ever. Where would we have been without you at our wedding? To say that we are pleased with the photographs is an understatement. But for everything else you did to make our day magical, we’ll never be able to thank you enough.” We hold distinctions with the Royal Photographic Society and the Master Photographers Association and have won several awards over the years including the Master Photographers Association Northern Classical and Contemporary Wedding Photographer of the Year 2016 after winning both categories in the regions photographic competition . As we are a full time studio we can offer an unrivalled level of customer service. Weddings are all we photograph! It gets 100% of our attention and we photograph in the region of 40 weddings a year. We have a fabulous consulting studio just outside Selby and only thirty minutes from Leeds, Wakefield, Pontefract and Castleford. Filled with demonstration albums and products for you to view and would love to hear from you if you are looking to book your special day. We can offer digital only, album packages, parent albums, second photographers, videography and bespoke packages that are designed especially for you. What's more with our unique way of pricing our services you can spread the cost of your wedding photography and pay for your products at a time that suits you!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Martin
Hello there and thank you so much for looking at our profile. You've set the date, found your dream venue so let us make a record your day in style. Our contemporary photography look fuzed with a natural un-intrustive style will provide you with an amazing set of photographs. If you fancy a chat and a coffee we've a wonderful little studio with lots of albums and demo material. You're not under any pressure to book. So why not get in touch?

Experience

No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
1
Reviews
No reviews yet
Location & Contact Details

Address

Gateforth, Selby, Wakefield, North Yorkshire, YO8 9LQ, England

Travel Notes

We will drop you an email with full directions on how to get to our studio!

Nearest Town

Selby / Wakefield / Leeds

Nearest Motorway & Junction

A1

Nearest Train Station

Selby / Micklefield

Nearest Airport

That'll be Leeds

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Press & Awards
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Accreditations / Associations (3)

Royal Photographic Society - ARPS
Master Photographers Association - AMPA
Civil Aviation Authority - Permission for Commercial Operations (Ariel Photos)

Industry Awards (2)

Northern Classical and Contemporary Photographer of the Year MPA 2016
Master Photographers Assoc. Yorkshire Wedding Photography of the Year 2019
FAQ
(10)

What is your most memorable wedding?

My own - I had to say that - my wife will read this!

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Contemporary, natural, wow, fun, loving

What about your business are you most proud of?

My recommendations - 80% of my business is built on this!

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

Plan, plan and plan again. Then leave extra time in the day for yourselves! Your wedding day besides being the best day of your life will go super quickly. Cherish EVERY moment.

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

A lego crazy groom who even had lego wedding rings.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

We have an initial chat. I want to hear all about your day. We then meet up around four weeks prior to your wedding, do a pre-wedding shoot (to get the nerves out of the way) and plan the days timings in a little more detail. Between the initial chat and your wedding I just ask you to get in touch if you've any questions or anything I can help you with.

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

A family shot!

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

Well I've shot a giant Unicorn chasing the wedding party, does that count?

What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?

Let your photographer take the strain. Relax and enjoy it whatever the weather - we are in England don't forget!

Describe how you got into photography.

I developed and printed black and white film back at school and shared my dad's passion for the medium. He used to have a dark room!