Wirral Family Photoshoot | The Beland Family

Wirral Family Photoshoot | The Beland Family

My latest family photoshoot in the Wirral was great fun, and along with playing at home, documenting normal family life, we also went for a trip to the beach. It’s great to photograph family life with no posing and staging photos. One of the great benefits of...

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Dale House Lodge Grasmere Wedding

Dale House Lodge Grasmere Wedding

All you need to know is how awesome Jan, Nick, their family, their friends, and the Dale House Lodge is! We had never been to the hotel before, but I knew it was going to be an amazing day because Jan and Nick are absolutely awesome people. Whatever they had planned...

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Southport family portraits with a cute dog

Southport family portraits with a cute dog

Last week I spent a few hours in Southport on a photoshoot with the Parkinson family and their cute dog. As a documentary family photographer I tell a story about the family and their interactions with one another. On this occasion the family were going out for Sunday...

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Cute moments during this Southport family photoshoot

Cute moments during this Southport family photoshoot

I am absolutely loving expanding my business into documentary family photography! Even though my approach to photography is the same, there is something really good about just focusing on a small unit of the family; for example, Mum, Dad, and the kids. My shortest...

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Thornton Manor Wedding

Thornton Manor Wedding

James and Francesca’s winter wedding at Thornton Manor was lovely celebration with lots of their close friends and family. Both Jenna and I were photographing the wedding to make sure we could create images of both the bride and groom getting ready. James got ready in...

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Boho wedding at the Oh Me Oh My in Liverpool

Boho wedding at the Oh Me Oh My in Liverpool

Photographing Andrew and Anna’s boho wedding at the Oh Me Oh My in Liverpool was a fun day filled with love and friendship. The weather was definitely against us in Liverpool, but everyone was in great spirits and moved around the different venues whilst managing to...

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Sheldrakes Wedding Photography | Ange & Gray

Sheldrakes Wedding Photography | Ange & Gray

At the beginning of September I had the privilege of photographing Ange & Gray’s wedding at Sheldrakes in the Wirral. This is a couple that generally don’t like having their photograph taken, and perhaps don’t see their natural beauty. The approach that I take at...

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A Gorgeous and Emotional Lake District Wedding

A Gorgeous and Emotional Lake District Wedding

Louise and Ramzi’s Lake District Wedding was a day full of emotion, fun, and endless laughter. It was so lovely to see such a great couple that were so comfortable to openly show how much they love each other! The wedding took place in Grasmere at the beautiful...

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St George’s Hall Wedding

St George’s Hall Wedding

In July, I had the pleasure of photographing Sarah and Jorge’s St George’s Hall Wedding. Sarah and Jorge are an amazing couple who naturally showed how much they love each other. I recall Sarah explaining how she wasn’t bothered about all the grandeur and “things”...

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Preston Marriott Wedding

Preston Marriott Wedding

Natalie and Dave’s Preston Marriott Wedding was a fun day with jokes, some nerves, plenty of love, and friendly faces. The wedding started with Bride Natalie, the bridal party, and the unforgettable father of the bride! There was plenty of fun going with the girls and...

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Vegan Wedding Photographer

Vegan Wedding Photographer

As a vegan wedding photographer, it’s great to see a lot more people changing to a plant based diet for health, moral, and environmental reasons. Therefore, I can understand why searching for suppliers who have also made the same lifestyle decision is important. The...

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Should I feed my wedding photographer?

Should I feed my wedding photographer?

When you ask “Should I feed my wedding photographer?” to a group of wedding photographers, you will find a variety of strong opinions! This is my view. Personally, it doesn’t bother me to bring my own food. I know what kind of food I like, and I’m an adult who can...

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West Tower Wedding

West Tower Wedding

Here’s a few photographs from a recent West Tower Wedding in Aughton; The wedding day was at West Tower from start to finish and the couple utilised the space well for their special day. West Tower is an exclusive venue that only hosts weddings which can provide an...

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BBQ Formby Hall Wedding

BBQ Formby Hall Wedding

A beautiful and relaxed BBQ Formby Hall Wedding documented by Liverpool Wedding Photographer Steve Chaplin. Sarah and Chris have been together for many years and daughter Sophie was especially excited for their wedding day. Sarah and Chris planned the timings for the...

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Alicia Hotel Wedding

Alicia Hotel Wedding

Katrina and Stephen’s Alicia Hotel Wedding in Liverpool was a celebration of two people in love who have known each other since they were in primary school. The day started at the hotel with myself and the girls squeezed into a bedroom whilst everyone got ready for...

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Formby Hall Wedding

Formby Hall Wedding

As a Liverpool Wedding Photographer it was a joy to be part of Yvonne and Mike’s Formby Hall Wedding, as the love and affection that they felt for each other was clear for all to see. I spent the morning with Yvonne and the bridesmaids whilst they were getting ready...

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Doubletree Liverpool Wedding

Doubletree Liverpool Wedding

Sam and Eddie’s Doubletree Liverpool Wedding was a classic example of a truly beautiful wedding with plenty of character, love, and fun. The Doubletree hotel in Liverpool is located in the city centre and was the main venue for Sam and Eddie’s wedding day. As a...

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Ness Gardens Wedding | Bethan & Henry

Ness Gardens Wedding | Bethan & Henry

Bethan and Henry’s Ness Gardens Wedding was an awesome day of fun, entertainment, love, family, and friendship. The wedding day was well planned which made it relaxing and enjoyable for all the guests! The day started with the bride and groom getting ready at a nearby...

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Doubletree Chester Wedding

Doubletree Chester Wedding

The Doubletree Chester wedding of Kayleigh and Barry was truly a great family celebration that brought a group of special people together to enjoy many fun and emotional moments. The Doubletree by Hilton in Chester is a stunning venue with so much character for...

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Gilpin Lake House Wedding

Gilpin Lake House Wedding

Ben & Sarah's luxurious Gilpin Lake House Wedding in Windermere was a wonderful celebration. I was so happy they had chosen me to be their Documentary Wedding Photographer for the day. Thomas and his colleagues at the Gilpin Lake House were amazing throughout the day...

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Hallmark Hotel Liverpool Wedding

I was so delighted when Paul & Michael chose me as the photographer for their Hallmark Hotel Liverpool Wedding. This was my first same sex wedding and I couldn't wait to photograph their special day. I had been to the lovely Hallmark Hotel Liverpool South, formerly...

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Marco Pierre White Wedding in the Wirral

Marco Pierre White Wedding in the Wirral

Zoe & Ste's winter documentary wedding photography at the Marco Pierre White, Wirral was a beautiful and fun day. Smiling bride Zoe has such an expressive face and couldn't hide her excitement and happiness through the day. Surely every bride is happy and excited, but...

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How to pick your perfect wedding venue

How to pick your perfect wedding venue

Finding your perfect wedding venue is hard! As a newly engaged couple, looking for your venue is probably one of the first tasks you will work on, and then consequently set your wedding date. Sounds easy right? Realistically if you want that perfect wedding then you...

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Briars Hall Wedding

Briars Hall Wedding

Luci and Jack’s Briars Hall Wedding was a lovely family affair in a great setting. Briars Hall Country House Hotel is in Lathom, Lancashire and offers a friendly approach to a wedding day making everyone very welcome to the venue. Getting ready Whilst Jack was getting...

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Featured Wedding – Athenaeum Liverpool

Featured Wedding – Athenaeum Liverpool

Anthony and Emma enjoyed a beautiful August wedding at the Athenaeum in Liverpool. Here are a good selection of photos to tell the story of their wedding day. Each photo is natural and I didn't pose or direct anyone during the day. [vimeo id="182752074" align="center"...

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How many photographers do you need at a wedding?

How many photographers do you need at a wedding?

How many photographers do you need at a wedding? There are pros and cons to the answer that you choose. First of all, don't choose more than two! If you hire one photographer you will be making a great decision and your wedding day will be captured discretely and...

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Athenaeum Liverpool Wedding

Athenaeum Liverpool Wedding

Anthony and Emma's wedding was held at the Athenaeum which is located in the centre of Liverpool. The Athenaeum is a private members club with phenomenal Liverpool history and it's definitely worth looking at their website to read their story.   The day started as...

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Hugs – I love this wedding photo

Hugs – I love this wedding photo

All the families I photograph at weddings show so much love and care towards each other. They welcome me into their homes and ask me to document their special day for them, but every now and then I come across an extraordinary family that has the best possible outlook...

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Isla Gladstone Wedding

Isla Gladstone Wedding

Chris and Molly's Isla Gladstone Wedding in Liverpool was an awesome day and brought two fantastic families together. I honestly don't think I have met so many lovely people with such a good attitude and appreciation of what is really important in life. Chris and...

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Crowne Plaza Liverpool Wedding

Crowne Plaza Liverpool Wedding

Emma and Adam's beautiful wedding day was at the Crowne Plaza Liverpool which is located near the Pier Head. The hotel is a great city venue by the docks and some wonderful examples of Liverpool architecture. Emma and Adam enjoyed a lovely day as the guests relaxed in...

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