My name’s Olly. I’m a Documentary Kent wedding photographer based in Canterbury. Thanks for taking the time to visit my website and see my work.
For some people landscapes and nature inspire them to take photos, for me it’s people. The people I hold dearest to me are my family; My wife Kirsty and my kids Caleb and Rose. I love seeing their interactions with one another; the way they smile, laugh and play together. Because of my love for photographing people documentary wedding photography was a natural fit for me.
Weddings are amazing celebrations where family and friends come together. Weddings are full of fun, creativity and laughter. I see my role as capturing moments from the day as they unfold, telling the story of what actually happens.
Kirsty and I got married in 2009 and some of our favourite images from our wedding day were when we were unaware of the camera and were free to be ourselves. I want to give couples these kind of photographs that tell the story of their wedding day. Pictures they’ll be able to enjoy for decades to come.
I’ve had the privilege of photographing many weddings around the UK. I’ve shot in Derbyshire, Essex, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, London, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Wiltshire and Yorkshire. I make myself available to photograph 2-3 destination weddings per year too. I’ve shot civil ceremonies, Church ceremonies, Cathedral weddings, outdoor weddings, DIY weddings and rural barn weddings. I’ve won awards for my photographs including a Wedisson Award and a YPWP award for two 2017 images that I took. I’ve been a finalist at the 2015 and 2018 Wedding Industry Awards too. I am a member of Fearless Photographers and a recommended photographer at several great venues across Kent, the UK and in Italy.
If you’d like to see what people have said about my approach please see the reviews. Have a look at my blog and the wedding, portrait and event galleries. Read about what equipment I use, look at the frequently asked questions page and feel free to call me or email me to talk about what you’d like and I’d be honoured to photograph your occasion.
When I’ve not got the camera in my hands I’m spending time with my family, making music on my piano and guitar, going out running, drinking good coffee and sometimes (if I’m allowed!) playing a bit of Fifa on the Playstation.