North East Wedding Photographer

North East Wedding Photographer


Real Moments // Natural Style

It’s your wedding day and you’re in the spotlight. But what if you’re the kind of person who doesn’t enjoy having your picture taken? Relax. My job as your North East wedding photographer is to capture the joy of the occasion almost without you and your guests noticing. Let’s face it, emotions and personalities speak louder than cheesy smiles and packaged poses.

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Your Day // Your Way

Authentic, real, natural… you’ll hear words like these when we talk ahead of your big day and afterwards because my style of wedding photography is documentary. I’m on hand to capture the day the way you’d experience it if you could be there observing yourself and your guests enjoying the day moment by moment. Traditional wedding portraits and family groups? Yes, you can have these too if you want them, (or you know your gran does). They’ll still be relaxed and natural and I’ll make time for these with minimal disruption. No taking you away from your guests for precious hours or turning your wedding into a photoshoot.

Top 3 Best Rated Photographer 2022

Award-winning Wedding Photographer Ranked Top 3 in the Local Area Since 2019 by Three Best Rated.

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I’ve covered hundreds of weddings and have over a hundred 5-star reviews from previous couples. I’m listed in Fearless Photographers, Ninedots, Photographers Keeping It Real, and This Is Reportage.

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About Simon Hogben Photography

I’m Simon Hogben, a professional wedding photographer based in the North Yorkshire market town of Yarm-on-Tees. My style is mainly candid and documentary, with some creative wedding portraits added in. I love vibrant colours and a relaxed approach, which captures the emotions and fun of the day. I can’t offer you cheap wedding photography, but instead, I aim to be the best wedding photographer for North East couples.

It would be great to chat about your wedding plans! Contact me now to check my availability and to book time for us to catch up.

Latest Wedding Blogs

Read my wedding photography blog of features recent weddings and tips for your special day.

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How To Choose Your Wedding Photography Style

Wedding Photography Styles Wedding photography is an important aspect of your special day, as it captures the memories and emotions of one of the most significant moments of your life. With the advancement of technology and the abundance of resources available, it’s essential to choose the right style of photography that will best suit your…

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Getting Married In A Historic North East Building

Wedding photography is a priority for most couples on their big day, as it captures memories that will last a lifetime. If you’re getting married in the North East of England, some fantastic historic buildings offer a beautiful backdrop and a unique, romantic setting. So whether you’re looking for a grand castle such as Alnwick…

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How Long Does It Take To Plan A Wedding In The North East Of England?

Planning a wedding can be an exciting but overwhelming, especially if you are not familiar with the area. If you are getting married in the North East of England, there are many stunning venues to choose from, ranging from historic buildings such as Bamburgh Castle and Durham Castle to rustic barns and country inns such…

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Top County Durham Wedding Venues

County Durham is a beautiful county located in the North East of England, known for its rich history, culture, and stunning landscapes. It is an ideal location for couples looking for a unique and memorable wedding venue. With its range of elegant country houses, historic castles, charming hotels, and modern event spaces, County Durham offers…

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some common questions from couples looking for a wedding photographer.

Who are some top-rated wedding photographers in the North East?

There are many North East wedding photographers offering a range of difference styles and packages. I have been recognised as one of the Three Best Rated Photographers in the North east.

Which North East photographers specialise in documentary style?

My wedding photography coverage is a primarily documentary style mixed in with creative portraits and classic group shots. I find this is the best combination for contemporary North East weddings.

Is 7 hours enough for a wedding photographer?

I offer a 9 hour full day package as standard which covers from the bridal/groom’s preparations through to the first dance. I find anything shorter is likely to limit the coverage of the day and that 7 hours isn’t really enough.

North East Wedding Photographer

I’m an award-winning North East Wedding Photographer who works exclusively at stunning venues in Newcastle upon Tyne, Sunderland, Durham, Darlington and Middlesbrough across Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Durham, and North Yorkshire. I’ve worked at scores of different venues, including the Yorkshire Wedding Barn, Charlton Hall, Goldsborough Hall, South Causey Inn, Le Petit Chateau, Healy Barn, Newton Hall, Woodhill Hall, Headlam Hall, Horton Grange, Rushpool Hall, Thief Hall, Solberge Hall, Thirsk Lodge Barns and many more. If you’re looking for North East photographers then contact me today.