Hey my name is Ben, I am a wedding photographer based in Swanage, a beautiful little seaside town in Dorset. I love capturing colourful weddings in the Dorset countryside and telling a beautiful story


What areas do you cover?

I cover the whole UK! However I offer free travel costs within Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire

Do you offer an engagement shoot?

Yes! Pre-wedding shoots are included in all my packages and I strongly encourage you get your shoot booked in after booking me for your wedding. It is a fabulous opportunity for us to meet and get to know each other. And you can have some fun in front of the camera!

How long does it take to receive the full gallery?

Usually around 8 weeks but it can take a couple of weeks longer after the peak season period (July-September.) However I do like to prepare a generous selection of sneak peeks which I will send you a few days after the wedding so you have something to keep you excited for the final gallery!

How much do you charge?

My prices start at £1500 for 8 hours of covers. Check out my website to see my longer coverage packages.

Are you able to work well alongside a videographer?

Yes, absolutely! I really enjoy working with a videographer, I find it really helps me think creatively and I enjoy the company.


We sought Ben out as our wedding photographer, as he was a Swanage local and had already shot a Swanage pier wedding before and we’re so glad that we did! Ben captured the day so perfectly. The photos are just beautiful. Our guests have been so complimentary of how great the photos have turned out. Ben himself was fantastic, not just on the day but in the lead up to the wedding and afterwards. Ben really took the time and care to communicate with us and listen to what was important to us. He was also ever so prompt at responding to any queries we had. Ben brings such a great energy and really puts you at ease. One of our favourite parts of the entire day, was our couples photoshoot around the old streets of Swanage. We had so much fun! I really appreciated all his suggestions too, as it meant we got some fantastic pictures, especially the ones on the bridge ????

Bethan & Dan

My husband and I couldn’t recommend Ben high enough! He is an outstanding photographer and I feel so lucky that we found him to capture our special day. It started with a chat over the phone and Ben answered all my questions and put my mind at ease. He seemed excited about the venue and surroundings which I loved! We booked him about a year in advance and I avidly followed his Instagram account over that year with amazement and excitement, seeing the amazing photos he posts, his relaxed style and unreal lighting. Then we had the engagement shoot. I was really nervous and as someone who feels self conscious about my body etc I was dreading it! However Ben again made it easy. He kept it comfortable and gave good direction - definitely made the big day easier as I felt more comfortable in front of the camera (exactly what he advised, of course!) On the day it already felt like we’d know Ben for years. He fit in so well and wasn’t intrusive at all. He patiently waited whilst events happened so find that perfect shot (and for me to boss round the guests to get all the family pics!!) 2 days after the wedding, whilst at the airport about to go on our honeymoon we received the preview photos. I was in awe! I couldn’t believe these were our wedding photos!! The first time I’ve ever seen numerous pictures of me and felt beautiful. The photos were brilliant. When we received the whole gallery I was even more impressed. I love our wedding photos, and so do all our friends and family. If you’re thinking about booking Ben, I would 10000% recommend. Don’t miss out.

Elizabeth & Alan

Ben photographed our wedding back in June and we could not be happier with the results! The photos he took were exactly what we wanted; so many beautiful candid moments as well as the posed photographs we requested. We had a festival style wedding and he was so relaxed the entire day and really made us feel at ease. Having the engagement shoot as part of the package is an excellent idea and such a great way to get to know Ben before the big day. We couldn't recommend Ben highly enough, his photographs are worth every penny and his attention to detail is paramount. You will not be disappointed!

Lauren and Jaike

Ben photographed our wedding in July 2023 at Kingston Country Courtyard, Dorset, and the whole experience that Ben provided was fantastic! He was friendly, professional, organised and what felt like invisible, getting amazing photos from all angles; he has a knack for anticipating a great photo opportunity. From sending out the first message to book Ben, the wedding photography process has been a blast! From the pre-wedding photoshoot, to receiving photos of our special day, Ben has it all under control. Ben clearly understands what a couple needs from a wedding photographer, including a fair price, undivided attention and a fun character thrown in. We cannot recommend Ben enough, he won’t disappoint! Thank you Ben for making our day so special!

Stephanie and Chris

I’m so glad that we chose Ben and Matti as our photographers! Not only have they produced some absolutely beautiful photos, they made us feel comfortable throughout the whole process. They were so enthusiastic and encouraging about all of the photographs they took from engagement shoot to the wedding day! It’s fair to say that myself and my partner feel that we don’t always photograph well and they have have turned out better than we could’ve ever imagined; everything that we’ve received, photographs and feedback alike have been world class. A lot of our guests commented on how friendly they both were and how wonderful the preview photos are. Ben even helped me pin my dress as the zip broke and Matti painted one of my bridesmaids nails! They both truly went the extra mile, myself and my partner cannot thank them enough for all of their hard work and diligence. We cannot have asked for any more.

Becky & Matt

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