This is Me

"Some people call me the space cowboy yeah,

Some call me the gangster of love,

Some people call me Maurice,

'Cause I speak of the pompitous of love, 

People talk about me baby"  Steve Miller Band

 

This is what they say:

"We absolutely loved the photos, thank you for doing an amazing job. They look fantastic, different and cool all rolled into one."

Anne-Marie and Jeff.

"Thank you Andy the photos are so amazing :) :) You truly have captured our magical day, we can not thank you enough. You are a superstar."

Alice and Ben

"Gareth and I just wanted to say a massive thank you for the photographs, they are stunning and more than we could ever have hoped for.

They capture our day and absolutely perfectly."    Emily and Gareth 

"Thank you so much for the wedding album. It is just perfect, very beautiful!

I will be recommending you to anyone who needs a wedding photographer. You have a real talent to capture beautiful moments which tell the story.

Thank you,"

Rebecca & Michael

"Thank-you so so much for our album it’s beyond anything we could have imagined we absolutely love it!! It’s beautifully put together the quality the professional arrangement we are in love with it you’re THE BEST EVER PHOTOGRAPHER and I mean that!! Words fail me, all I can say is you have brought every magical moment that seemed to have gone within the blink of an eye to life through these photos..perfect¸"

Laura and Adam

"Oh Andy! I love them all I don’t think we could ever thank you enough for everything you did for us. I have looked through the photos so many times and love them more every time I see them. Thank you so much! You are amazing and have captured the best day of our lives in such a wonderful way!. I will always be a fan of your work."         Becci and Ben

 

Inspirational quotes I live by

"I like to be surrounded by splendid things."

Freddie Mercury

"Do something worth remembering."

Elvis Presley

"You've got to know your limitations. I don't know what your limitations are. I found out what mine were when I was twelve. I found out that there weren't too many limitations, if I did it my way."

Johnny Cash

"I don't see any boundaries between any of the art forms. I think they all inter-relate completely."

David Bowie

Let me introduce myself...

I'm Andy, a wedding and Live music photographer based in Derby.

I am a Yorkshireman. It's been said I sound like an extra from Game of Thrones, I'm no Jon Snow but I do have a spirit of adventure, hailing originally from the rugged beauty of Bronte country.

I have always believed that life is a celebration - and weddings are a vitally important part of the celebration of life.

 Before taking the plunge into making my passion for photography my full-time job, I worked in many different walks of life, with all sorts of people, and enjoyed every second. 

Living life to the full is key to me - I've been a roadie for rock bands, still own a huge collection of old school vinyl, love riding motorcycles, have climbed volcanoes to meet mountain gorillas, ridden in Zodiac inflatables and tracked sperm whales in the Atlantic.

To me, there is no such thing as a 'typical' wedding - you are individuals; your wedding day is uniquely yours.

I will work with you, listen to you, and use my expertise and experience to capture your personality and individuality - the essential 'you-ness' of the occasion.

I will tell your wedding story in a sumptuous mix of contemporary documentary photos and stylish portraiture, influenced by the glamour of the cinema.

 

I work with a sense of pleasure and joy - you can see the results here in my galleries

I offer a boutique service that is so much more than traditional wedding photography.

 

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  Charities I Support

      On my travels around the world I’ve been privileged to meet mountain Gorillas in Rwanda, our now sadly endangered cousins, so I help out when I can and encourage everyone to at least give their support before its too late.  Please follow the link below. I am also a supporter of Surfers against Sewage in their endeavours to keep our beaches and sea clean for all to enjoy as well as protecting the the greater enviroment click on the badge to learn how you can help.

 

 

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Help save Virunga National Park and the truly awesome mountain Gorillas 

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