Hi! I'm Daniel, I specialise in high-end documentary wedding photography. My background is in Fine Art (I have a Masters in it!), so if you want beautiful, natural wedding photos, look no further!


How much do you cost?

My Full Day Digital Package is currently £1,800 and my Album Package is £2,300.

What equipment do you use?

I use a Nikon D850 and a Nikon D750, one with a 35mm 1.4 and the other with a 24-70mm 2.8

What's your approach?

I always try to avoid interfering with the day as much as possible. The first thing I say to couples when I meet them is "on the day, pretend I'm not there". This way I can capture all of the natural moments throughout, with minimal "stand there and do this".

Where are you based?

I'm currently based in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands. I do still cover weddings anywhere in the world!


Professional, Intimate, Natural My wife and I hired Dan to photograph our wedding in Sherborne in June 2022. We were looking for a candid-style photographer who had a modern feel and very high quality work. That's exactly what Dan gave us! We searched for photographers in Dorset, and even though he's based in the Midlands, we saw his work and knew we had to have him. Thankfully he does not charge for mileage, so I recommend booking him even if he's not in your area. From our initial phone call he seemed super laid-back yet professional, and he fit with our vibe perfectly. We wanted our wedding to feel intimate even though we had 120 guests, but most of all we wanted it to feel whimsical and effortlessly fun for everyone. Dan helped us feel at ease since my wife and I aren't exactly the most natural in front of the camera. Several of our guests asked us if he was a friend, since we were so comfortable with him, but we hadn't even met him before that day. Throughout the whole process Dan was great at communicating with us about the schedule and our expectations. We wanted our photos to look natural and classy, with nothing cheesy or too formal. He made sure to capture all the moments that were important to us, and even got the entire party together for an impromptu group photo in front of the venue's amazing barn. He was flexible when there was an issue getting a hotel room for my bridesmaids and me to get ready in. We ended up crammed in a tiny room, stressed about family members travelling from overseas whose arrival was cutting it extremely close to the wedding time! Despite all this unexpected anxiety, Dan showed up and his presence reassured me that we could roll with the punches and have a fun time. I was delightfully surprised by how many angles he could capture in such a tiny space. We received our photos only three days after the wedding, which was sooner than he told us, and he included at least 100 more than was in the contract. We were immensely pleased with the quality of the photos and how he captured all the laughter from the whole day. He took some cool artistic photos of our bouquets, vintage VW vans that we arrived in, and the Morris dancers who entertained us. The most difficult part will be narrowing it down to a couple hundred for our photo album. We have enjoyed going through and printing some candid shots of friends and family to send in our thank-you cards. My only regret is not booking Dan for engagement photos, as they would have looked wonderful, but despite this we didn't have any difficulty in feeling totally at ease with him on the wedding day. Highly recommend to anyone wanting some fresh, timeless photos of any important occasion! Lots of love, B + E

Ellen & Rebecca

Talented, professional and genuine Daniel is an absolute star on the rise. We chose him as our wedding photographer hoping to find someone who could capture the authentic moments instead of purely posed photographs, and he was everything we hoped for. Going through our wedding album we've been amazed at the way he's caught everything from our big moments to the background fun that we missed. Cannot recommend him highly enough. It also helps that he's very professional and a good laugh!

Beth & Max

What we wanted and more! We really wanted our wedding to be an intimate, fun and unique celebration and it was important for us that the photographs really captured this. We found Daniel using Hitched and it so happened that he was local to our wedding, although we would of selected him either way. We loved his documentary style and appreciated the discussions prior to the wedding on what we would like from him on the day. He spent the entire day with us and honestly didn't stop - from the morning whilst all the bridesmaids were getting ready through to the night as we all hit the dancefloor. He was so kind, well-natured and appreciative and it felt like he was one of the guests! We received the edited photos within days of the wedding, and wow - what we can say, we can't thank Daniel enough for capturing our wedding so well. He really managed to show the laughter, small conversations, amazing food and drink, crazy dance moves and general great feeling from the day. The only problem we have is selecting the absolute best ones for albums! Thanks so much Daniel!

Fiona & Ed

Look no further for your photographer! Dan was an absolute pleasure to work with. He was friendly and funny from the start and amazing at communicating quickly over email. On the day he travelled super far to photograph our wedding and we loved having him around! (And so did our guests) He capture every lovely moment without us even noticing he was there. He always had a smile on his face and was super polite. Most importantly his photography is beautiful and we are sooo happy with our wedding photos! Even one of my bridesmaids who is getting married in a few months time said if she hadn’t of already put a deposit down on a wedding photographer she would pick Dan in an instant! We couldn’t have asked for a better photographer!!!! ?

Samantha & Mike

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