Best UK Wedding Photography 2018

Welcome to my best UK wedding photography of 2018.

It’s been such an amazing pleasure to capture so many marvellous weddings over the last couple of year with the most wonderful couples!

There have been chickens chasing me, homemade flower crowns, dodgy dance moves, tuxedos, a piñata, welly boots, sunshine and rain, masses of confetti, a rugby scrum, midge clouds, stunning sunsets, a scull lace wedding dress, champagne by the magnum, daft friends, a pair of Star Wars bridal trainers, gorgeous views, a collapsing cake, amazingly lovely people, and a whole lot of fun along the way!

I have been busy shooting all kinds of weddings at a huge array of venues. Photographing everything from a rockabilly Halloween wedding at an industrial mill to a classic church-and-marquee wedding with Royal guests. I’ve shot an intimate wedding with only eight guests at the stunning Cliveden House (the same hotel Meghan Markle stayed at the night before her own wedding) and even had a couple fly over from Hong Kong especially to have their pre wedding shoot in York.

Still, no matter what the wedding style, the one common factor always seems to be that my couples are super relaxed and just want to kick back, enjoy their day and trust me to capture all that’s going on in a natural and fun way, with a few beautiful portraits thrown in for good measure.

I seriously LOVE my couples and feel so lucky to spend such a special day with them and create all these amazing lasting memories in the form of photographs.

You can check out the video above (turn on the sound) or may wish to go the longer route by viewing the images below.

East Riddlesden Hall wedding. Best UK wedding photography. Bride and groom jumping.

‘Not only were the photos amazing, Louise herself was great fun too.’
– Becky & James

Best UK wedding photography. Gamekeepers Inn, Skipton, North Yorkshire. Fun documentary wedding photography of wedding guests laughing. Chinese pre wedding photographer York. Best UK wedding photography.

‘We were so thrilled to have been able to have Louise taking our photos. She’s fun, relaxed and the pictures are amazing!’
– Celia & Ted

Biscuit Factory wedding photographer, Newcastle. Groom smiling with thumbs up. lkley Moor sunset | natural pre wedding photography | Yorkshire wedding photographerHarrogate wedding party photography. Bride and groom kiss on the dance floor.New Years Eve kiss from a wedding guest in bowtie.Bride and groom dance outside at the Arches in Halifax. Natural wedding photography UK.Hazlewood Castle wedding photography, Leeds. Close up of bride with veil over her face.

‘We were blown away by the quality. The photos were beautiful!’
– Caroline & Jonas

Chinese pre wedding photographer York. Best UK wedding photography.Best UK wedding photography. East Riddlesden Hall wedding venue. Yorkshire.Hornington Manor wedding photography York - Bride and groom at sunset

‘Louise is truly ACE, she just fitted in so well with everyone!’
– Becky & Ben

Wedding guests on dance floor smiling and pointing fingers.Rockabilly bride in leather jacket with words Just Married painted on the back, with groom.Biscuit Factory wedding photographer, Newcastle. Bride and groom smiling among large balloons.Halifax wedding venue, speeches at the Arches.East Riddlesden Hall wedding. Yorkshire.Wedding guests on dance singing and jumping.Bride being walked down the isle by her dad. Harrogate church wedding photography. Staveley.Biscuit Factory wedding photography, Newcastle. Bride and bridesmaids toss bouquets in air.Bride and groom dance together at the Arches in HalifaxBridesmaids in royal blue, flower girl and bride at St. Andrews Church wedding, Sheffield.Hornington Manor, natural wedding photography York, Yorkshire - Bride and groomTrafalgar Warehouse wedding photography Sheffield Yorkshire. Bride twirls in wedding dress.Bride drinks champagne, reflected in mirror.One wedding guest feeds another champagne from the bottle for New Years Eve.

‘A number of guests commented on how Louise felt like part of the party.’
– Katherine & Malcolm

Bride and groom cut the cakeCreative Yorkshire wedding photography. Rockabilly couple kiss. Bride wears skull lace dress.East Riddlesden Hall wedding in the Airedale barn. Groom makes his speech.Bridesmaids help bride into her dress.Touching moment between bride and her brother during bridal prep.

‘Louise caught all of the special moments and blended in so well, she was absolutely amazing!’
– Rachel & Edward

Cool modern Arches industrial mill wedding venue Yorkshire | By UK wedding photographer Fox Tail PhotographyBiscuit Factory wedding photography, Newcastle. Bride and groom walk along road holding hands.Wedding guests on dance floor smiling and pointing in the air.Natural Harrogate wedding photography Yorkshire UK. Bride and groom with pastel coloured flowers in hair and buttonhole.Chinese pre wedding photography York minster. Best UK wedding photography.Best UK wedding photography. Gamekeepers Inn, Skipton wedding, North Yorkshire.Guests laughing at garden wedding reception.Victoria Hall wedding photography, Saltaire, Yorkshire. Bride and groom stand in front of Saltaire village home.

‘I would wholeheartedly recommend Fox Tail photography – you will not be disappointed!’
– Beth & Jon

Bride putting her wedding shoes on.West Mill wedding photography, Derby. Industrial venue with rockabilly bride and groom stood in foreground of mill venue.Hazlewood Castle wedding ceremony room. Leeds, Yorkshire.

‘Louise takes imaginative photos that will have you laughing and will also bring a tear to your eye. She’s brilliant!’
– Caroline & Jonas

Wedding guest on dance floor smiling and pointing fingers in the air with streaking lights in the background.Bride and wedding guests clink glasses for a toast.Groom and groomsmen group photo.Groom sat on dance floor showing off his boxer shorts under his kilt.Industrial mill wedding venue backdrop. Portrait of bride and groom, the Arches in Yorkshire, Leeds photographer.Engaged couple holding hands on windy moorland walk at sunset for Yorkshire pre wedding photographer, Leeds, Ilkley.Bride and bridesmaids pull faces after drinking shots.Bride and groom laugh during speeches.Harrogate wedding. Bride and groom cut the chocolate brownie wedding cake with the help of children.Star Inn Harome wedding photography. Bride and groom sat on outdoor sofa.Best UK wedding photography. Bride walks down the isle at West Mill.Guests dance the conga following a lady playing trumpet.Bolton Abbey wedding photography, Skipton.Wedding guest in african print dress on dance floor smiling and pointing fingers out.Wharfedale Grange wedding photography. Bride and groom portrait in front of strings of festoon lights.

‘These are amazing!!!! You have managed to capture every aspect of the day. I’m so pleased we’ll have these memories forever!!’
– Laura & Darren

Harrogate garden wedding photography.Bride in Liliana Dabic wedding dress, bridesmaids wear navy blue Ted Baker dresses, Manor Garden bouquets. Natural Harrogate wedding photographer.West Mill wedding photography. Guests throw confetti over the rockabilly newly weds in Derby.Bridesmaids in matching pyjamas laughing.Arches wedding photography. Bride and groom hold hands at Arches wedding photographer. Bride and groom at Yorkshire industrial mill venue.Harrogate church wedding, Staveley All Saints. Bride arrives at church door.Man lying on dance floor, smiling up at woman who has her foot rested on his chest.

‘Louise puts her heart and soul into the job.’
– Beth & Jon

Broughton Hall wedding at Utopia. Skipton photographer, Yorkshire UK. Bride & groom embrace in the walled garden.Male and female wedding guests in a rugby scrum.York pre wedding photo shoot in Minster Gardens. Bride and groom sat on bench.Arches wedding photographer. Bride and groom at industrial mill venue in Yorkshire.East Riddlesden Hall wedding photography. Natural wedding photography of bride and groom walking through the garden.Priests House Barden Tower wedding photographer Yorkshire. Bolton abbey tithe barn wedding.Wedding guests in silly poses for camera.

‘Couldn’t have been happier that we found Louise for our wedding.’
– Ellen & David

Arches wedding photography at Dean Clough. Bride and groom walk hand in hand.East Riddlesden Hall bride and groom dancing in the barn.Best UK wedding photography. Standedge Tunnel Visitors centre wedding photography, Marsden.

‘Perfectly suited our more informal do and the photos were just beautiful.’
– Ellen & David

Creative wedding photography York | Double exposure portrait of bride and groomGranddad and grandson laughing during speeches.Rockabilly bride wipes lipstick off grooms face after the first kiss.Groom prep. Groom covered in soap in bathtub.Bride in pyjamas helps flower girl into her shoes.Groomsman rides plastic sheep while drinking beer at Hornington Manor.Rockabilly styled bride and groom portrait. West Mill wedding photography DerbyWedding guests on dance floor singing.New Dungeon Ghyll wedding photography in the Lake District rain | Groom throws umbrella in the air

‘I honestly don’t believe we could have made a better choice: The images are perfect!’
– Michelle & Jon

Three wedding guests in suits laughing.Bride and groom kiss on dance floor.Bride and groom portrait at Cliveden House, by Berkshire wedding photographer.Wedding guests on dance floor with ties around their heads and swirling lights.Wedding guest with hand over face laughing.Best UK wedding photography. North Yorkshire Dales wedding photographer.

Louise captured our wedding day perfectly. We loved having her around and so did our guests!
– Rebecca & Charlie

Biscuit Factory wedding photography, Newcastle. Bridal party group photo.Groom punches air in happiness while vicar announces the couple man husband and wife.Halifax wedding venue the Arches. Bride and groom stand in front of old mill buildings.Alternative groomsmen in deep red shirts with tweed waistcoats.Wharfedale Grange wedding photography. Leeds. Bride and groom kiss.New Years Eve wedding at Wharfedale Grange, Leeds.Kings Hall & Winter Gardens wedding photographer, Ilkley, Leeds | Bride and groom on theatre stage.Bride and groom exit church with guests throwing confetti.

‘Even our wedding guests commented on how brilliant she was on the day. We cannot recommend Louise more highly!’
– Sophie & James

Forest Pines Hotel wedding photography. Scunthorpe, Hull.Bridesmaids sat on bed laughing wearing pink kimono style dressing gowns.Brides maids wear pink dresses by Alfred Angelo. Documentary wedding photography at Hazlewood in Yorkshire.Forest Pines Hotel wedding photography. Guests surround bride and groom with sparklers lit.

‘More than just a fantastic photographer!’
– Holly & Liam

Hazlewood Castle wedding photography | Fine art wedding photographer UK, Yorkshire, Leeds, York.Brides application of red lipstick by makeup artist.Cliveden House wedding photographer Beerkshire. Bride and groom on the decorative wood staircase.Newly wed couple embrace in woodland surroundings at Forest Pines Hotel in Scunthorpe.

If you are looking for a UK wedding photographer, I would love to hear from you!

You can view some of the above weddings in more details over on the blog here.

I couldn’t have created my best UK wedding photographer work with out these amazing wedding venues and suppliers: West Mill, Cliveden House, Wharfedale Grange, The Arches, Hornington Manor, Victoria Hall, Papakata marquees, Leafy Couture florist, All Things Borrowed furniture hire, the Willow Garden floristry, Dotty Bridal wedding dress boutique, Craft makeup and so many others.

To all of you, thank you!

  • Oh my goodness! SO many killer shots.
    Looks like an incredible year

  • Louise, these images are all absolutely stunning! So much laughter and happiness. And oh my goodness, that couple on the rock - wowsers!