Martin Makowski Photography

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Pricing & Costs

Prices start at

£1450
Details

Products and Services

Back-Up Equipment
Bridal Prep Shots
Flexible Hours on the Day
Images on USB
Online Proofing
Personal Online Gallery
Photo Printing
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Second Shooter Available
Stay Through Dancing
Stay Through Speeches
Wedding Albums

Photography Style

Reportage / Documentary
Full Description
I have a passion for a pure documentary wedding photography where Raw moments are captured as they happen. I love shooting weddings in a completely unobtrusive way. Genuine moments cannot be repeated or recreated so no posing, prompting or asking to do things for the camera. Just real weddings!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Martin Makowski
Hello there, First of all huge congratulations and thank you for checking out my profile. If you like my style of photography, get in touch, and let's chat about your wedding plans. Cheers, Martin

Experience

No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
Reviews
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Sarah and Jonno
Married in March 2018
June 2018
We absolutely love the photos!
We absolutely love the photos! And the thank you card, USB box and printed photos are lovely, thank you very much. You really captured the fun we all had on the day which is exactly what we wanted. We’re holding off sending out the log in to guests as we want to show family in person first and we can’t wait for their reactions!
Natalie and Jordan
Married in March 2018
June 2018
We absolutely ADORE the photos!
We absolutely ADORE the photos! They’re everything we hoped for and more, couldn’t be more pleased. You must hear this all the time but it’s so amazing to see the images from the perspective of a guest! There’s so many special moments captured that we either weren’t there for, or had totally forgotten about. So natural and heart warming to see everyone laughing and having a brilliant time – I hadn’t realised how much I was smiling all day!
Bethany and Rob
Married in January 2018
June 2018
Thank you so much!
Thank you so much for our wedding photos! They are wonderful and we couldn't have asked for better pictures or a better photographer. It was an absolute pleasure to have you at our wedding. Thank you so much for all of your hard work both on the day and with editing the pictures. I can't wait to get some printed and for everyone to see your work!
Jo and Luke
Married in November 2017
June 2018
You have captured so many special moments
Thank you for the photos, we absolutely love them and love how you have captured so many special moments. You are amazing!
Lianne and Greg
Married in August 2017
June 2018
You have really captured the emotions
We are absolutely in love with the photos thank you:) You have really captured the emotions of the day and people so well and there are so many beautiful photos in there. We couldn't be happier:)
Tig and Piers
Married in July 2017
June 2018
The photos are absolutely wonderful!
Martin, the photos are absolutely wonderful! We are so happy with them. Your style is very unique and we appreciate your hard work and time. Will send the link round to family and friends now-you have caught some wonderful shots of everyone.
Location & Contact Details

Address

88 Green Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11 9LP, England

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FAQ
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What is your most memorable wedding?

I have shot a wedding for the couple in their 70's. They have been and shared life together for 37 years. When the groom found out he was terminally ill, he got onto his knees and proposed. The wedding was perfectly planned and organised in under four weeks. The day was very emotional, surely the one to never forget for me.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Genuine, relaxed, emotive, timeless, fun

What about your business are you most proud of?

Every single feedback and review I get from my clients.

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

Remember it is your wedding day. Don't do things to please anyone other than yourselves. There is a very thin line between helping and interfering.

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

Bride and groom cutting the cake with granddad's sword that cut wedding cakes for four generations.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

The process is easy and straight forward from the very first contact. I always make sure it is stress free and all the information is as clear as it can be.

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

Every photo that captures a genuine moment and love between two people is #1. Be yourselves at wedding don't hide emotions and there will be many #1 pictures:)

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

Bride lifting the groom up quite high, OMG! She was strong!

What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?

Umbrella and a smile:)

Describe how you got into photography.

My dad was a keen photographer and had his little homemade darkroom. I have seen photos being taken and developed since I can remember. It always fascinated me.

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