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Sam Cook is a Hampshire wedding photographer - covering the UK and beyond
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at

£1295
Details

Products and Services

Bridal Prep Shots
Online Proofing
Photo Printing
Flexible Hours on the Day
Stay Through Speeches
Stay Through Dancing
Large Group Shots
Second Shooter Available
Personal Online Gallery
Pre-Wedding Venue Visit
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Digital Editing / Airbrushing
Images on USB

Photography Style

First Look Photographer
Reportage / Documentary
Modern
Artistic
Traditional / Classic
Full Description
Sam uses a combination of styles during your wedding day. Mostly documentary wedding photography with a mix of fine art photography giving you the beautiful combination of the true story of your day together with those perfect couple shots to hang on your wall.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Sam
Hi! I’m going to guess you might be engaged, CONGRATULATIONS! I’m a Hampshire based Documentary and Fine Art Wedding photographer however I travel all over the UK documenting weddings, my personal style is capturing those natural fleeting moments with little staging. I love – LOVE and therefore this is my perfect job. I hope you’ll stay a while and have a look around and please, please don’t hesitate to ask me any questions.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2015
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
1
Reviews
(4)
(4)
Mr & Mrs B
Wedding: August 2017
February 2017
We are truly grateful for her hard work!
Sam is outstanding and a very talented photographer we are truly grateful for her hard work, just amazing x
Sarah and Matthew
Wedding: September 2016
February 2017
Sam captured our special moments in the most beaut
Absolutely made up with our wedding photos, Sam captured our special moments in the most beautiful way. We are thrilled with them and Sam was so professional on the day. Thank you Sam for making our photographs reflect such a personal day in the best possible way xx
Candice
Wedding: August 2017
February 2017
Thank you Sam you are brilliant!!
Truly professional and dedicated to her work,taking the most incredible pictures ever!!Sam has taken the photographs for my niece and my sons weddings and they outstanding!! Thank you Sam you are brilliant!! Xxx
Charlotte and Matt
Wedding: March 2018
February 2017
We couldn't be happier!
Thank you so much for the incredible pictires you took on both our engagement shoot and our Wedding day. You captured us perfectly and we couldnt be happier. Thank you for being part of our day it was lovely to meet you and I will definately be commenfing you to firends. Thanks again we couldnt be happier!
Location & Contact Details

Address

Castle Ln, North Baddesley, Hampshire, SO52 9LY

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Nearest Motorway & Junction

Nearest Train Station

Nearest Airport

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FAQ
(10)

What is your most memorable wedding?

An initial chat to check we're both on the same page followed by the official booking info and then the fun. I include an engagement session with every booking as quite honestly I love them. I think it's good for building a report with my clients and on the wedding day, it's a little less daunting! After this communication and a clear timeline of whats happening when. Following the wedding day, I will send a sneak peek of the day. Finally, personal editing and the final gallery is available around 6-8 weeks later.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

I tend to be mostly documentary so capturing the moments as they happen, I have got some lovely images in the rain but I rarely get asked for particular shots due to most of my couples being laid back and preferring me ot focus on the real moments as they happen.

What about your business are you most proud of?

Every wedding is unique and I trully love all that I have the pleasure to document. I had a wedding last year when the bride sang for the groom as a suprise and completely blew everyone away! There were certainly a few tears!

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

I was a wedding florist for many years and although I adored it there was something sad about my art disappearing after a wedding day. I couldn't give up weddings and when my Father told me my Grandfather was a wedding photographer before he sadly passed away it all made sense. Weddings are my passion and so I trained as a photographer and I haven't looked back! I now get to document beautiful moments every week that last forever. To me doing something you love is the key to a happy life and I'm so, so grateful for every client that loves what I do.

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

I don't think I can pinpoint this down to 1! This is very dependent on personal circumstances and the quests involved. The image that I get excited about could mean a lot less to my couple in comparison to a fleeting moment with a loved one. If I had to choose one moment from my point of view as a pass bride without it is a confetti shot. It often includes your lovely guests and you as a newly married couple just looking super happy! So I guess if I had to choose one shot to get then that would be it.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

Relaxed, Honest, emotive, documentary and natural

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

Being able to document some of the most precious days in a couples life. I love my job so much and that makes me super proud of myself for following my dreams.

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

Personlised vows. Que the tears...

What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?

Wellies and allowing yourself to get a teeny bit damp for some fabulous rain images. I always have umbrellas so if my couples are up for it i'm ready to go!

Describe how you got into photography.

Give yourself enough time to enjoy every part of your day. I think that the industry puts a lot of pressure on couples to entertain guests all day long but sometimes this becomes quite restrictive and doesn't allow a great deal of time to just 'BE'. It really does go by in a flash so having a bit of time to just relax and enjoy the day is my definate top peice of advice.