Paul Marbrook, Wedding Photographer in Wales, Cheshire, UK and Europe.

I’m based in Chester, UK which is as beautiful as any European city on a fine sunny day! I grew up in a Leicester village spending most of my time fishing, ramp jumping on makeshift cycles, riding a modified Garelli moped around rock lined tracks with no helmet, staring into ponds, being rubbish at fashion, eating too many cornflakes, too much sugar, Anglesey holidays, making bonfires, cranking people on CB radio, obsessing over cheap hifi sound, road trip movies, playing cassettes so loud the hiss between tracks was also loud #DolbyBsucked, playing on iced over canals, extreme sledging, getting excited for fireworks because you only ever saw them one day a year, watching too much Dukes of Hazard and Top of The Pops…. incredible and busy years! Sundays were also really dull back then, even the pubs only opened for a few hours.

Now I have my own growing children and I have no doubt that whilst they grow up with very different experiences to my own they will also treasure these years in the same way as I do mine. One thing we have in common is that we can refer back to the photographs from the period evoking an extremely powerful recollection of the days gone by. My dad was an avid photographer using mainly Kodachrome slide film. That’s me with the sun bleached hair perched on the rock.

En route to Anglesey, North Wales circa 1976

En route to Anglesey, North Wales circa 1976

I’ve been photographing for many years now probably trying to emulate my dad and get great images down on Kodachrome, at least thats how i started out. Fast forward 30 something years and I love capturing moments with old lenses on to digital to give a very unique look and i strive to incorporate some of these into your wedding images alongside my top notch professional camera gear.

What I will say is that each and every wedding I attend it is an absolute honour and privilege to share that day with you. I will often be one of the first people you see on the day and stay with you late into the night although most of the day you will not notice I am there whilst capturing the very essence of the days events as they unfold preserving those great moments and emotions.

I love photographing people and documenting events as they happen so perhaps the most perfect place to do this for me is at a wedding. I love to create a narrative of your day through carefully chosen moments and compositions. My photographic style is a mixture of Editorial and Documentary / Reportage which means I remain unobtrusive during most of the day and let you enjoy your day as it happens but I do also love to be as creative with you and have fun to create natural moments.

I would love to hear about your unique wedding plans and begin the journey with you that results in great photographs and memories.

Me at an organic fruit farm wedding

Paul Marbrook, Wedding Photographer in Wales, Cheshire, UK and Europe.