Wedding Photographers near me – Danielle & Steve

Have you just searched on Google, 'Wedding Photographers near me'? If so, I am chuffed you have found my website. My name is Gary Derbridge and I am an Award Winning Wedding Photographer in Essex. I have been documenting wedding days for over 12 years, and although being based in Essex I have worked all over Europe! On my blog, I often share a Q&A from a recent wedding that I have photographed. The next to feature is Danielle and Steve's wedding which took place at The Lawn in Rochford. Below you can find a small amount of information about their day, the suppliers they used, and some of my favourite images. I hope that you enjoy the post! If you have any questions just give me a shout.

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Wedding Photographers near me

How did you meet?

Served Steve a pint down the last post ;)

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How did he propose?

On a treasure hunt around Leigh In Sea on Christmas Morning

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What Wedding Venue/s did you choose and why?

The Lawn. Because of the grounds and the rustic setting

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Where did you buy your dress?

Precious Moments (Rayleigh)

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What about the grooms suit?


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Did you have a theme or colour scheme for your wedding?

Rustic with a vintage style Blue

What source did you use for wedding inspiration?


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If you could turn back the clock before planning started, what advise would you give yourself?

Not to get bogged down by the tiny details. At the end of the day that's not the reason for the wedding and no one remembers them

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What was your favourite photograph from the day?

When we first met at the Alter

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What song did you choose for your 1st dance?

Kodaline. The One

Was "Gary Derbridge Photography" the right photographer for you?

100%!...Couldn't of asked for more!

Your Suppliers:

Venue: The Lawn
Wedding Dress: Precious Moments
Men's suits: Next
Florist: My mum (Available for bookings ;)..)
Cake: My Sister (Again available for bookings ha!)
Hair: Blush
Make-up: Blush
Videographer: Greg Stocks

So that was a little information about Danielle and Steve's Wedding at The Lawn. Danielle is actually one of four sisters, of which I have photographed three of their weddings. It's really lovely to keep working with the family to document their big days.

We have created some really amazing images for them all, and I am sure the images will hang in the family homes for years to come.

Did you search, Wedding Photographers near me?

If you are still in the hunt for the perfect wedding photographer, I would love to help. I have photographed over 500 weddings around the world, and have developed a style that has won me numerous National Awards.

I also write blog posts with tips for my bride and grooms. I want to offer helpful information which knowledge that I have learned over the years photographing the many weddings I have. The most recent post I wrote was tips for brides to get the best wedding photos.

Feel free to get in touch with me on either or call 07852 457661. I would love to hear from you and discuss your wedding day plans.

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