BEST WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY 2018

Wow! What a brilliant year 2018 has been. I’m a Brighton wedding photographer, but I frequently travel across England to document weddings and this year was no different. It’s been so great looking back though all of the weddings and other shoots from this year to put this post together. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting so many amazing people and documenting so many awesome weddings. I can’t quite believe that another year has flown by.

I always feel so privileged to be able to share and capture both the intimate and fun moments shared between you, your friends and family on what is such a special and important day. It’s a beautiful thing and I’m so lucky to be able to call this my job. On that note, I would really like to say a big thank you to all of the amazing couples that let me into their world for a day and put their trust in me to document their wedding day. You all really helped make it a truly special year. I can’t thank you enough.

It’s been incredibly hard to narrow down the images for this post, as there were so I would have liked to include but here it is, my best of 2018. I really hope that you enjoy looking through them as much as I enjoyed taking them.

If you’re getting married in 2019 I’d love to hear about your plans for the big day. Spaces are filling up but there are still some dates available so don’t hesitate.

Here’s to 2019!



Highlight slideshow of 2018.



LAUGHTON BARNS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER


“We would 100% recommend Matt for everyone. He is professional, talented and has a knack to make you feel completely relaxed (even for a couple who hates having photos taken)!!
Thank you Matt!”


LAUGHTON BARNS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER – JULIE & AL

Julie, along with her family and Alastair’s got ready in a beautiful house that they had rented for the weekend in Heathfield. I arrived to a very relaxed and fun atmosphere with the champagne flowing.
Once Julie and the girls were ready – Julie’s dad came upstairs to see her, which was very emotional, and a real tearjerker. I always feel so privileged to be able to witness, share and capture such beautiful and intimate moments like this.

From there I travelled down to Laughton Barns wedding venue near Lewes in East Sussex to meet up with Alastair and the guys before the ceremony. Laughton Barns is located in the countryside in a really beautiful tranquil setting. The sun was shining and it couldn’t have been a better day to get married.

Julie and the bridesmaids arrived at the ceremony in style, in 3 classic minis. It doesn’t get much better than that and it was an awesome site to see them making their way across the fields to the ceremony location.

Following the ceremony, we all moved across to the beautifully and originally decorated barn. Both Julie & Alastair spend most of the year working in a ski resort in Switzerland, so they wanted to bring a bit of that over with them in the decorations, which were awesome. One of my favourites was the ski with shot glasses glued to it at the bar. It was also a sign of what would be an awesome party to come.

It was an awesome wedding and so much fun to be at. It was really hard to narrow down my favourites from this one, but here’s a selection from their Laughton Barns wedding.

If you’re looking for a Laughton barns wedding photographer or any other venue I’d love to hear about your plans for the big day.



ANGEL HOUSE WEDDING


“Thank you so much for everything at the wedding, you were awesome.”


ANGEL HOUSE WEDDING – KATIE & DAVID

Katie & David had a lovely and intimate Angel House wedding with their closest friends and family. The Regency townhouse is located a stone’s throw from the beach on the historic Brighton & Hove seafront. On a beautiful sunny day, as it was on their wedding day, you wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.

The morning prep started at the very cool and trendy Artist Residence, where the girls had stayed the night before. They then moved into a grand room on the top floor of Angel House, where they could prepare for the ceremony and await the guest’s arrival. During which time I popped downstairs to get some shots of David and the boys.

The wedding ceremony was held on the middle floor of Angel House. A truly stunning room, boasting classic period features and floor to ceiling windows looking out towards the sea.

After the ceremony, we all moved downstairs to yet another beautiful room with high ceilings and the guest made their way through the champagne and canapés.
After Katie & David had also had a chance to spend some time with their guests wedding we snuck off for some relaxed portraits. Starting in Brunswick Square before making our way along the seafront and the beach. We are in Brighton, so it would have been rude not to.

Following Katie & David’s Angel House wedding a quirky and different laidback reception was held at The New Club. There the guests were treated to an array of personalised, potent and awesome looking cocktails prepared to order. To ensure that their friends and family could still walk when they left, they were also fed some cracking burgers and sides. Now that’s what I call a great a wedding breakfast!

Here are some of my favourites from Katie & David’s Angel House wedding.



DELBURY HALL WEDDING


“You got some right corkers in there. We love them.”


DELBURY HALL WEDDING – SOPHIA & TRISTAN

I first met Tristan around 14 years ago when we were both studying photography in Bristol. So absolutely no pressure when he asked me to document his Delbury Hall wedding! Not only is he a mate but also a really good photographer himself. What greater honour is there than being able to document such an important day for a good friend though, so how could I pass it up.

I had only met Soph once before the wedding day, but she was so lovely and welcoming, it literally felt like being with an old friend.

Both the Delbury Hall wedding ceremony and reception were held in the Coach House of a stunning Georgian mansion. Surrounded by the beautiful gardens and Shropshire countryside, it really was a special place to tie the knot.

After the ceremony, we did some family photos followed by some couple shots of Soph and Tristan in the lovely grounds. During which time everyone made their way through what seemed like an endless supply of Champagne. Tristan’s Dad, who is from the Champagne region of France had brought over a van load. What better way is there to get the celebrations started?

The speeches ended just in time for the awesome twilight hour, so we went out to grab a few more night portraits. Getting them back in time before the party really kicked off.

Soph’s side is Greek, so their first dance was followed by a Greek dance and money dance. If you haven’t heard about this tradition before, it is whereby the guests come up and pin money to the bride & groom as they dance to traditional Greek music. It was my first Greek wedding and an awesome experience to be a part of. It was a great way to get the party started. The fun and dancing went on to the early hours.

It is always a privilege to be able to share such a special day with the couples I have had the pleasure of documenting weddings for. This is even more so when it’s for a good friend. Soph & Tristan, I wish you guys all the best for the future.

Here are some of my favourites from their awesome Delbury Hall wedding.



SUSSEX WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

What can I say, 2017 was an absolutely incredible year. I’m a Sussex wedding photographer, but I frequently travel across England to document weddings and this year was no different. I met so many amazing people and attended was a part of so many incredible weddings. I really do have the best job in the world. It’s always such a privilege to be able to share and be a part of such an important, happy and special day in people’s lives.

I have so many great memories from 2017. I have put together a selection below of some of my favourite moments. I really hope that you enjoy looking through them as much as I enjoyed taking them.

I’d like to say a massive thank you to all the amazing couples and everyone else that I had the privilege of meeting this year. You really helped to make 2017 a special one. I wish you all the best of luck for 2018.

If you are getting married and looking for a Sussex wedding photographer, I would love to hear more about your plans.