Capturing unique weddings and elopements with a blend of in-the-moment magic & authentic, joyful photography. From city chic to epic mountainscapes, I'm a storyteller for every kind of adventure.


How long have you been a wedding photographer?

I started up my business in 2015, but shot my first wedding in 2014 (I was bitten to death by mosquitos and stepped into a pond, which luckily didn’t put me off!) so as of now it’s been around 9 years! I’ve had the most wonderful time and can’t wait to experience many more years to come.

Where in the UK do you travel for weddings?

I’m based in Chester, but actually the majority of my weddings are up and down the UK. I love getting to explore different parts of the UK and I’m also lucky enough to get to shoot some amazing destination weddings too. Nowhere is too far; I love getting in my car or jumping on a train for my next adventure!

Do you help to plan elopements?

I do! I’m passionate about helping you create a truly unforgettable elopement experience and take pride in scouting unique and breathtaking locations that will make your day truly special. Whether that’s helping look for the perfect ceremony location or discovering hidden gems for stunning photos, I get stuck into it all. I can also help with transport - me and my little car have taken many couples to their ceremonies and photo locations! - and will always have a backpack to carry any extra items on the day.

Do you shoot destination weddings?

I do! I am absolutely in love with Italy and have been so lucky to be able to combine my love of this beautiful country with my love of shooting weddings - a dream combination! I am always available to shoot all over Europe and further afield, wherever your destination dream wedding plans are taking you.


We booked Sam for our wedding in August 23, and we definitely made the right choice, she was absolutely amazing! Before the wedding we had a zoom call to meet Sam and for her to get to know us as a couple, and to discuss what we wanted from the day. She came to the house when the bride and bridesmaids were getting ready and she fitted in with everyone so well and even helped with things that were definitely not in her job description! She made the morning run so smooth, and was so calm and lovely you didn’t realise you were getting pictured so everything was so natural! In typical British fashion, it rained for most of the day, but she had such a positive attitude and made me feel at ease, and the pictures even turned out amazing despite the grey skys and rain! She helped organise the day and captured every beautiful memory for us, which we will cherish forever. I would 100% recommend Sam to anyone, she was just amazing. We received an online library of all of our photographs and then a beautiful keep sake box with a usb and some printed pictures. Words can not do it justice for how happy we were with the final pictures. Thank you so much for everything you did on our special day x

Sarah and Billy

We loved having Sam as part of our day! She fit in so well, from the start whilst I was getting ready to when she left during the disco- she honestly felt like one of my friends / the guests at the wedding. A lot of the time we didn't even notice her snapping away to get the photos - she just blended right in, it's only when we got the photos back we realised she'd been right in there with the action to get some great shots. She was laid back and made us feel at ease - we'd had a Zoom call before the wedding to meet and chat through plans. The photos captured the day wonderfully and there were lots of little personal touches which was lovely. We highly recommend Sam, especially if you're going for natural photos.

Katey and Nick

Sam was absolutely incredible at capturing our wedding day. She is equal parts professional and friendly (emphasis on the friendly part!) and made us feel so natural and happy. We did not want the classic posed pictures, rather we wanted our pictures to tell a story and Sam did just that. She was so lovely at guiding us and making us feel comfortable. She is also very stealthy and captured some genuine moments without us even realising it! Sam went above and beyond, and even drove me to our ceremony which was a fun experience! Sam also took our engagement photos and we had such a blast running around London with her. We have even stayed in contact with Sam since our wedding and will definitely be using her for family photos some day! I could not recommend Sam more!

Emily and Alex

Sam was our photographer and only guest at our Scottish elopement! Our pictures are beyond anything I could have imagined. She’s a true story teller and looking at our album is like living the day all over again. Sam allows you to get on with your day and do whatever you want to do without taking you away from it all to do forced or posed photos. Every photo has a special memory and emotion attached to it!

Beth and Alex

Samantha is a special kind of wedding photographer. She takes the greatest photos, but without you even having to try. She's also like a ninja at getting the natural shots too. Simply stunning! Samanthas artistic, inspiring and uplifting photography style is not one to be missed. She is sympathetic, organised and caring throughout booking, the big day, inspiring blogs written up about your day (special feels!) and the final photography package is full of beautiful surprises. We have had so many compliments about our wedding photos and many friends have snapped her up for their big days! You don't need to look any further, Samantha has it 110% perfect. We cannot recommend her talents and friendly nature enough.

Jade and Ross

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