Ross Holkham Photography

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Based in Aylesbury Buckinghamshire, leading photographer Ross Holkham and team cover both national and international enquiries as one of the markets top UK wedding photography suppliers.
Details
Products and Services
Back-up Equipment
Bridal Prep Shots
Digital Editing / Airbrushing
Flexible Hours on the Day
Images on USB
Large Group Shots
Last-minute Orders
Online Proofing
Online Shop
Personal Online Gallery
Photo Printing
Physical Shop / Studio
Pre-wedding Consultation
Second Shooter Available
Stay Through Dancing
Stay Through Speeches
Thank You Cards / Photo Stationery
Wedding Albums
Photography Style
Artistic
Dramatic
Modern
Reportage / Documentary
Pricing & Costs
Prices start at
  • £1600
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Full Description
  • Having covered over 200+ weddings all over the UK and abroad Ross prides himself on customer service and providing bride and grooms with the perfect set of photos that help them relive the moments of their beautiful wedding day. 95% of enquiries come from recommendations and Ross feels this is a testament to what he does. Ross has a home studio based in Aylesbury, Buckingham which is a great space for pre wedding consultations so you can discuss exactly what you require from Ross on the wedding day. You can also browse the array of sample albums to really get a feel for how your wedding will be covered and the sort of images that will be produced. Ross's style is relaxed and has a great documentary feel to it along with a more cinematic approach to the couple portraits to really give you the wow factor images most bride and grooms are looking for.
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    2010
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    # Of People In Team
    2
    Public Liability Insurance
    Yes
Press & Awards
(2)
Press and Awards (1)
Wedding Venues and Services Magazine (numerous times) and wedding blogs.
Industry Awards (1)
I never enter :)
Photos
(11)
Location & Contact Details
  • Directions
    • Address
    • 1 Small White Path, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP19 9BY, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Aylesbury
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • A41
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Aylesbury
    • Nearest Airport
    • Luton
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FAQ
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What is your most memorable wedding?
All my weddings are memorable for different reasons but I just love photographing people in love. I'm an old romantic so to be able to capture peoples love on camera is something really special for me.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Documentary, Cinematic, Emotional, Clean and Colourful
What about your business are you most proud of?
I'm proud that 95% of our business comes through recommendations for previous bride and grooms. You can't have a better review than that.
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Book your venue and photographer first to avoid disappointment. I turn away over 30 enquiries a year due to dates already being booked so get in there quick.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
The most personal and emotional was when the brides father (who had passed) had wrote his speech and had it read out on the day by the brides brother. You can't get more personal than that. I just about managed to take the pictures through my own teary eyes.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Most initial enquiries come through the website. I then check I have the date available and arrange to meet the couple at my home studio to chat with them further about their requirements and also show them sample albums and the products and services that make up my wedding packages. Once they decide to book they fill in a booking form, sign a contract and pay a deposit to hold their date. We then speak nearer the wedding day to arrange all the finer details. After the wedding (with a month) they have a full viewing at the studio and are presented with their photos and draft album. They take these away and make any changes they wish before we order the final product. I love seeing couples facing when they watch their wedding slideshow, the viewing process if one of my many favourite parts of being a wedding photographer.
What is the #1 photo that you think every couple should take?
Tough one as every bride and groom is different and different people/events are important to them. One of the most special for me though is the brides father seeing her for the first time. I know that's one I would like when I see my little girl get married.
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
Some of the groomsmen had superhero t-shirts under their wedding shirts at one wedding. I turned my back for a moment an when I turned back they were standing there with them half open. Always expect the unexpected at weddings.
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
You will see from my website some of the beautiful images that can be created using rain. I once had a bride that said she wished it had rained on her wedding day after seeing the pictures I created in the rain at another wedding.
Describe how you got into photography.
I got into photography organically through travelling the world for two years with my wife some 10 years ago. I bought my first SLR and made it my mission to document the places we travelled and do them some justice. When we came back from our travels a friend had seen the photos and asked me to photograph her wedding. Thankfully it was 6 months away so I immersed myself totally in the world of photography/wedding photography, shot the wedding and from showing that one wedding on social media I booked 17 for the following year. The year after that I went full time and have never looked back.
Bridebook benefits
  • Bridebook Discount: 5%