SHOT by JFK Photography

COVID-19 Update
SHOT by JFK is open to discuss your needs and requirements and we are also able to take bookings for 2021 and beyond. We are currently offering deferred hold the date payments which means you can book us now but not pay anything until nearer your wedding date. We hope this brings you some security in knowing you will not lose any money if your wedding should have to be postponed. We will always work inside the current government guidelines. Your safety is paramount to SHOT by JFK Photography. We wish you all good health and look forward to hearing from you soon.
Wedding photographer based near Rochester in Kent. We recognise the current situation is having a huge effect on everyone and so our new packages start at just £450 for a restricted numbers ceremony.
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at


Products and Services

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

Photography Style

Reportage / Documentary
Traditional / Classic
First Look Photographer
Full Description
SHOT by JFK is a wedding photography studio based near Rochester in Kent. We work throughout Kent, Surrey, Sussex and further afield, including destination weddings abroad. It is your wedding day, it is all about you, and we will do all we can to make sure you have a wedding album full of beautiful memories that you will treasure for decades to come. Our albums are stunning and worthy of your special day in every way. We offer a pre-wedding meeting, we will also visit the venue ahead of your day wherever possible. Engagement shoots, second shooter for the day (even a third shooter if needed), additional hours, videographer etc can all be arranged.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: John Kennedy
Thank you for visiting my corner of BrideBook. Congratulations on your engagement. Now the fun part begins. Cake, caterers, cars, flowers, THE DRESS!!!!!! and perhaps me I hope, your photographer if you will allow me, (you have sorted the rings out haven't you!). Don't forget we have revised packages from autumn 2020 offering a Covid compliant package for smaller ceremonies and discounted rates on our full days. Please drop me a line or call to discuss your wedding photography requirements.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 10 and 30
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Matt and Karla
Married in August 2019
July 2020
attention to detail is excellent
We would strongly recommend Shot by JFK, his attention to detail and professionalism is excellent, not to mention the quality and clarity of the photos, Thank you so much for our great wedding pictures
Scott and Tasha
Married in August 2019
July 2020
we could not have asked for better
Thanks to John and Dawn for doing an amazing job at our wedding, we could not have asked for better photos, they are superb and we would highly recommend SHOT by JFK.
Mike and Laura
Wedding: June 2019
July 2020
you went far above and beyond
We can't believe these photos, they are amazing and you went far above and beyond. John you will become our family photographer"
Location & Contact Details


Wainscott, Medway, England

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M2 junction 1

Nearest Train Station


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What is your most memorable wedding?

A festival wedding at The Dreys in Kent. A fantastic day of love, laughter, juggling, and music. We had it all, a fantastically fun couple, great weather, great entertainment and I was still shooting at 1.00am on Sunday morning.

What about your business are you most proud of?

I am very keenly couple focused and will work carefully with my couples to ensure we deliver what we say we will do. Its is paramount to me that my couples are pleased enough with my work that they will come back to me in the future for other portrait work.

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

Leave yourself time to breathe. Your day will go so fast and if you don't give yourself a couple of chances to catch up it will be one very fast paced day and will be gone in a blur.

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

One of my brides, Karla, had her mothers engagement ring turned into a beautiful necklace. We had discussed this before her wedding day and this meant I was able to take some photos of her necklace and her bouquet which also had special importance to Karla.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

We will always meet up with our couples before the day. SHOT by JFK Photography will offer a pre-wedding timeline consultation. This give us all a chance to chat about how the day will go and will enable us to factor a couple of small time periods where we can get some time away from all of the guests for some creative portraits. The pre-wedding meet also gives me a chance to find out if there are any super special details that I need to know of - a grandmothers piece of jewellery, or perhaps a pet dog that will be at the ceremony, or a Vincent motorbike that will be used by the groom (or bride) to get to the wedding. It is all about the details and we like to work through these with our couples. Then, after the wedding, we will meet up again to discuss the wedding albums before I send them off for printing. Finally I will deliver the albums to the couple and hopefully see their faces light up when they look through their stunning album for the first time.

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

Everyones wedding is as different in personality as all couples are, I don't believe there is a single must get shot, but as I get little older I appreciate more the photos from my own wedding with older relatives and friends in them.

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

Possibly the one that sticks in my mind most was a shot of the Groom, the Best Man, and the Brides father all together outside the church, all on their motorbikes in full wedding suits. They rode to the church like that, suits and motorbikes. That was pretty memorable and I still remember it after 18 years.

What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?

An umbrella, and a smile. Seriously, I know it really is a shame when it rains on your wedding day, but try not to let it upset you. Let's get on with the day and have a fantastic wedding in spite of the rain. It might even open up some possibilities of some amazing photos. Get your wedding wellies on and a white umbrella and let's go and embrace the rain. Not that it will rain on your day of course. It'll be sunny, don't worry. Did I mention that one of my brides, Laura had the most amazing pair of winged shoes, but she also had white wedding wellies in case it rained. Now that was thinking ahead, but she didn't need them.

Describe how you got into photography.

I was playing with cameras as a small boy. I have always had one in my hands. around 1999 I was asked by some friends to photograph their wedding on a beach in Florida. I really enjoyed it but it filled me with terror, lol. It is such a huge responsibility to be trusted to get the photographs for a couple on their special day. More recently I started to get more involved on the wedding scene and started shooting weddings as a second photographer. This has led me to where I am today, a wedding photographer, and I am completely loving everything that comes with it (even the grey hairs).

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook Discount10%
Bridebook Special OfferWe are offering a 10% discount on any bookings made before December 31st 2020 for our all day collection.