creative and contemporary wedding photography

Fairlawns Wedding Photographers Barry James

Brownhills Methodist + The Fairlawns | Hayley + Matthew

Today was one of those days when you realise how quickly time goes in our lives.  My sons Stuart & Stephen attended the same school with today’s Groom Matthew and his brother Chris.  Stuart was covering a wedding in Warwickshire, Stephen was working on a wedding in Pelsall leaving yours truly to capture the wonderful wedding of Hayley & Matthew.

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Pendrell Hall | Julie + Ian

Nearly one year ago was a first time visit to Pendrell Hall for the wedding of Julie & Ian. It’s not unusual for me to see people that I have met and photographed, what was unusual is that this was the second time I had “shot” the groom – I did his first wedding quite a few years ago! – must have made an impression.

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Timeless portraits of the bride and groom around the stunning setting of The Moat House in Acton Trussell by Wolverhampton Wedding Photographer Barry James

St Bartholomews Penn + The Moat House, Acton Trussell | Emma + James

The forecast for today was rain, wind, rain, wind and more rain so any outdoor shots would be a bonus. We were fortunate enough to be able to capture all the church arrivals and a few groups after the ceremony before the elements took control. Thankfully the reception was at The Moat House which has many indoor locations for us to use.

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Upperhouse Barlaston Wedding Photographer

The Upperhouse, Barlaston | Shereen + Matt

Recent weddings have seen me photograph guests from all parts of the world; Australia, New Zealand, America, Canada, Malaysia, Europe. Today I had the pleasure of meeting and photographing Shereen’s family who had travelled from Abu Dhabi for the wedding at The Upper House at Barlaston. Long gone are the days of being “The Village” photographer.

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