Firstly, I can't stress how important it is to ask your photographer any/all questions that you feel are important in helping towards make your wedding supplier decisions. No question is a silly one in my books so ask away!

Have you Photographed at our chosen wedding venue before?

WIth that in mind, I frequently get asked the by potential clients... Have you photographed at our venue before?

Photographing at Cotswold Wedding Venues | 28th March 2023

When working at any new venues, I always always make sure I complete a recce of the venue, to allow me to scout out the best spots for photographs, the best light and of course sunset spots.

I also aim to chat with staff and the venue Co-ordinators to make sure there aren’t any hidden gems I could be missing too, so hopefully that helps to put your mind at ease. 

As my job allows me to work anywhere in the world, i'm constantly gaining experience, and knowledge with every single wedding, whether than be in the Cotswold, UK or destinations further afield. The learning and evolving never stops, so when it comes to working at new locations, I'm fulled equipped to make the most of the venue, capturing your wedding day in all its glory! 

So, if this is something you originally felt was important to you, I'd always say that if you love a particular photographers style, approach, and work, as well as feeling like their personality would gel well with yours, then don't let something like whether they have photographed at your chosen venue before, get in your way.
Go for it, future you will thank you for it - I promise!  

 I completely understand that for many couples it’s a huge comfort to know if your photographer and chosen suppliers have worked at your chosen venue before, however with years of on the day knowledge, expertise and experience behind me, I am able to work anywhere to the same high standard at any chosen venue, due to having worked at so many differing incredible venues throughout my career so far. 

As there are hundreds of fantastic venue options for you to choose from, it's unlikely that i'll have worked at every single one, due to the volume of venues out there. If I haven’t photographed at your chosen venue yet, it’s most likely to have been on my radar, and I would love the opportunity to capture your wedding celebrations at somewhere new and exciting.  

A Select FEW venues I've Worked at 

cripps barn

stone barn

thorpe garden

the baytree, burford

the queens hotel

chateau lagorce, france

the great tythe barn

st giles house

milton ends barn

frairs court

sopley mill

merris court

marriotts hotel, regents

the swan at streatley


the pear tree at purton

the thyme

lower slaughter manor

euridge manor

slaughters country inn

tortworth court

barnsley house

The Manor House Hotel

minster mill

blackfriars priory

glasshouse, surrey

larmer tree

V&A museum

cornwell manor

the grange, hampshire

gate street barn

caswell house

lillibrooke manor

allington castle

goodwood estate

beldi country club

oxleaze barn

agafay desert luxury camp

Curradines Barns

old gore yard space

pauntley court

hyde house

the ridgeway barns


i'm recommended at

Queens Hotel Cheltenham

"Omg!!!! They are the best!!!!! We literally had the best day ever! So much fun, cant blieve how amazing it was. You were an absolute superstar, these are so so lovely. Thank you, literally cant get over them!!! I’ll shut up in a minute but my god your talented. They are honestly so beautiful. Cant stop looking at them. So many details! Amazing!!!" 

"wow!! We are so pleased and grateful we managed to secure you as our photographer. Thank you so much for making the day even better.they are absolutely incredible em! Cannot thank you enough. I’m so so grateful we had you to capture such a happy moment in time for my family"

"oh my god, our sneak peek wedding album is insane!!! Absolutely stunnnnninggggg. We cannot believe how nice they are. Thank you so much to you and amber, they’re sooo gorgeous!!! We love the photos!! Thank you so so much emily!"

"oh my goodness!!!! These are more amazing than we could have ever imagined. Thank you so much!!!!!! You were so wonderful yesterday and we both felt so at ease with you. Please send our thanks to amber again as well! We can't wait to see the rest!!!!! Have a wonderful weekend! "

"We cannot thank you enough for not only the incredible photos you’ve taken for us, but for just being an absolute star on the day. Everyone is still talking about how amazing you were, so unobtrusive and so lovely. We are so happy we picked you! I’m genuinely gutted we don’t get to see you again as you’re such a true gem of a person and we feel so honoured to have had you there with us. You made us feel so comfortable and relaxed and we can’t believe how amazing the photos are, we love them so so so much!!!!"

"Hi Emil, Laura’s stepmam here, just wanted to thank you so much, the pictures are nothing short of out of this world, in ireland usually your very aware of the photographers presence, they are generally in your face which i think is awful pics are never as natural but you were like some sort of a ninja in stealth mode doing your thing you were just unbelievable really. We can't stop looking at them your absolutely incredible. It was a pleasure to meet you and thank you again - they are incredible!"

Libby + Adam - Tipi Wedding

Ray + Simon - Chateay LaGorce

Emma + Rich - The Great Tythe Barn

Becca + Steve - Sopley Mill

Laura + Tom - Old Gore, Yard Space

Kind words from wonderful couples

Elissa + Mike - Pauntley Court

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