Hi! I'm Cat, I love to fit into your day seamlessly, whilst capturing your story in the most unobtrusive way - creating a perfect mix of candid memories and beautiful portraits to treasure forever!


Will I have to spend hours away from my guests?

No! I have a well tested routine that means we capture all the best images with you never being away for more than 10/15 mins (if you are having pictures at the same venue obviously, I don't have a teleport machine!!)

I hate having my photo taken, how will I know what to do?

You just haven't played with the right photographer! I work with prompts not poses, there is no moving a little finger 3 inches to the right - who needs that level of stress in their life?! I have a really casual way of working where I ask you do to a couple of things and I capture your reaction to that prompt. No standing staring at me awkwardly posing at all I promise :-)

Can I have family pictures to keep Nan happy?

You can have whatever you want (within reason!) its your day! Older generations really to appreciate the traditional pictures though so I am always happy to do them. I do recommend limiting to them and I have a great routine for them that means they get done seamlessly, quickly and without your poor groomsmen running round trying to desperately search for Auntie Ethel that they have never met!

How long do you stay for?

For a full day booking I arrive a good couple of hours before the ceremony to allow me to capture all those little details you have spent the last however many months agonising over (usually a bit earlier but I don't need to be there at 5am to watch you have a shower - that would just be weird!) and I stay until just after the first dance. I tend to judge that by how the evening is going, if the dance floor fills and theres some awesome shapes being made I will be in there clicking away - if there is a dj talking to a bit of tumbleweed because everyone is too busy enjoying the warm air outside then I will make a quiet exit to go and start your sneak preview.

How long before I see my pictures?

Usually the same day! I normally do a sneak preview of around 20 - 30 images that tell a brief outline story of your day the night I get home - if I have a long drive or get held up it my be the next day but I guarantee its within 48 hours just to allow for any mishaps. Your full gallery will be available to view around 6 weeks after your wedding.

How far do you travel?

As far as you want! For mainland UK travel is included although accommodation may be required depending on timings and if its safe to drive home, it doesn't happen very often but I always like to be up front just in case. Obviously if you require a pre wedding dinner the night before covered then accommodation will definately be required. For the rest of Europe all travel and accommodation for a minimum of two nights (sometimes three dependant on coverage/timings) is required in addition to coverage. Please contact for bespoke quote.


We do not know where to even start with our thanks and appreciation for Cat and her hard work! As soon as we met Cat we knew she would capture our day so perfectly and she didn’t disappoint, Cat is not only fantastic at her photography and ability to catch moments but also has the ability to calm a bride and make you feel at ease through the day! All of our guests complimented Cat and her approach! We are so so happy we chose Cat and would always use her in the future to capture further memories! Thank you Cat you are so wonderful!”

Stephanie - Bride

What can I say other than what a photographer!! Cat was incredible, funny, professional and above all like having someone I've known all my life around me - which helped massively on my wedding day! Cat went above and beyond her duties, and stepped in to help with so much more than she was ever expected to. Me and my Husband felt so relaxed when with her. She was supportive of me when I started to get nervous and kept me calm, she was a friendly face to have there rather than just a photographer. After our group photos I hardly knew she was there, she is great at blending in and snapping away without you knowing. She took SO many photos which included lots of family, friends and small details to help us remember those things that you may forget over time. I couldn’t recommend Cat enough and I still look at our wedding photos for most weeks! Thank you lovely Cat!

Stacey - Bride

There are no words to describe how wonderful Cat is! She is an incredible photographer and so so lovely! We honestly couldn’t have found anyone more perfect to capture such beautiful memories of our day. Would highly recommend to anyone and everyone. Thank you so much for everything ❤️

Jo - Bride

Wow. Wow. Wow. We were lucky enough to work with Cat last month who captured my husband and I's special day so perfectly. Cat was available to work with us at the last minute after our original photographer caught covid a few days before our day and it was obviously just meant to be!! Cat is so likeable and personable and from the off. She just made Haydn and I feel so relaxed, from our call three days before to working with her on the day. I couldn't recommend her enough and really thank her for working with us last month. A pure talent!

Holly & Haydn

We recommend Cat without any hesitation. Her approach is friendly, helpful, and non-invasive. She goes above and beyond on your special day to make sure that everything goes to plan; she lent me something precious for my something borrowed, and I will be forever grateful. The photos themselves were gorgeous. She has a real eye for beauty and detail. If you book Cat, you will not regret it. She is sensational.

Suzie & Simon

Cat Stephens Photography Social Channels

Featured articles for Cat Stephens Photography