Documentary-style wedding photography that tells your story with no awkward posing. I'm a non-traditional wedding photographer best suited to couples who want a laid-back day spent making memories.


What can I say!! We will be forever grateful to Emma and Sarah for making the journey up to Shetland and taking the most beautiful photos which we will cherish forever. From our first enquiry to getting our full gallery of images Emma has been so helpful, quick to respond and made us feel like we were in safe, experienced hands. Through the complications of a world pandemic she did everything she could to adjust and adapt to the changing guidance, and when we had to reschedule our big day she was flexible and wanted to make sure she didn’t let us down. When we met her for the first time it was like catching up with an old friend - she made us feel instantly at ease. On the wedding day she was flexible and happy to go with what we wanted, but please trust her judgement and follow her lead as she took us to places for photos you wouldn’t look twice at and they are some of our very favourite photos (she is a professional after all!). When you spend a lot of money on a wedding you want to make sure it’s documented well and the style of Emma’s photography captures the emotion and the happiness perfectly. Booking Emma was the easiest decision to make in planning the entire wedding and if you are on the fence at all please just take the leap and book her! We will treasure every single photo. A true artist. We cannot thank her enough.

Rozanne + Shane

Emma is unbelievable at what she does...I still keep wanting to thank her on a daily basis and we are now 8 weeks down the line! When we were searching for wedding photographers one of the main things we wanted was not to be stood posing for hours. So when we came across Emma’s work and saw “no awkward posing” coupled with the incredible moments captured in some of her previous work we were absolutely sold. Emma (and Hayley, her assistant) were a true dream. They were so professional and made us feel at ease right from the get go. Our wedding had 200 guests join us for the whole day and Emma kept everyone in order in such a fun way, making sure portrait pictures didn’t drag on too long which was another thing we really wanted. In total we were gone 25 mins max from our guests and family pictures lasted roughly 15 mins. No idea how she managed it. Other than during our morning prep and portrait pictures we would never have known Emma was there. She told us at any point in the night if we thought of a picture we wanted just to let her know and she would organise it. Which she did! Emma managed to organise a group of unruly adults in order to take a big group picture with sparklers ( genuine miracle worker). Which turned out one of my very favourite pictures.

Sara + Dave

Unobtrusive, subtle and discreet are some of the ways we could describe Emma’s style – we were completely unaware of her taking ANY picture throughout the day and into the evening and that’s what we loved. No stuffiness, no “Look this way, smile, hold” chat that seems to happen when you’re a guest at another’s wedding! Part of our package involved a mini photo shoot with my son on the morning of our day and we had a great time in Royal Exchange Square together with priceless moments being captured. Emma is your photographer for everything – she will create the most amazing experience for you in each special moment you choose to capture. Thank you Emma!! xxx

Craig + Julie

I don’t think we could have been happier with our wedding photos as I feel Emma captured the essence of the day perfectly and to have our special moments captured so beautifully makes me feel very privileged. We opted for candid shots as the wedding was to be as relaxed as possible and for everyone to simply enjoy the day and I feel this is definitely shown from the photos. From the moment Emma arrived at the hotel she was submerged into the manic wedding prep and dealt with everything perfectly, even helping keeping everyone in calm. During the wedding Emma managed to capture the moments of the bridal party and guests including the happy and tearful moments in a completely discrete way. You completely forget you are getting your photo taken which I think makes you relax and this is when you get the best photos as you are natural and what you are seeing is real and in the moment. As the day is such a whirlwind you get to look back at your wedding as others saw it and in a way more than I could have ever thought possible. It is amazing to have all the special moments of the day to share with friends and family and treasure forever as a keep sake of our day. Thank you, thank you, thank you! Emma Lawson, you rock.

Grant + Victoria

We’ve just looked through them in floods of tears. Good tears of course! They are absolutely amazing! You’ve caught everything so perfectly The ones of Emma’s Dad walking into the room and Emma’s Mum helping with her dress are stunning. It’s brought it all back and the pictures show what a fun awesome day it was. The dancing ones at the end are insane! Dale will be so pleased. Thank you again so much. You were amazing on the day and I’m so glad you had fun with us. The pictures, like the wedding are honestly better than we ever hoped for.

Ross + Emma

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