Your love story 

told through beautiful imagery

ESSEX WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER & VIDEOGRAPHER
 

- Documentary Wedding Photographer based in Essex also covering London, Surrey & UK/Destination -
- Wedding Videographer creating cinematic wedding films  -
- Beautiful, natural & relaxed wedding photography in Essex  -

Hi there - great to meet you!

I'm an Essex based wedding photographer and videographer also covering London and Surrey weddings. I also travel further afield in the UK and for destination weddings. specialise in easy going, documentary wedding photography and cinematic wedding films which reflect the uniqueness, joy and love of your wedding day. I tell authentic tales of love, through beautiful, memorable images and films for you to cherish forever. 

My style is documentary for the most part with a touch of editorial. I cover your entire wedding from preparations to the party. After, I'll edit your photos or film with care and expertise, capturing the colour, fun, style and romance of your wedding. You'll find I'm an easy going and friendly face. My ethos is to be a calming, creative influence on your wedding day. I look forward to hearing your love story!

John

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HONEST, REAL WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY THAT CAPTURES THE EXCITEMENT AND ROMANCE OF YOUR WEDDING DAY AND YOUR LOVE FOR EACH OTHER

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WHY CHOOSE ME AS YOUR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER?

To be a wedding photographer, you must take the utmost care to preserve and capture the memories of a couple and their family and friends. I work with my clients to carefully understand their day, respond to their wishes and deliver a collection of images which they can cherish forever. 

A wedding day is like no other. It's full of drama, emotion, fun and laughter. Little touches and big moments equally. That's why you'll find me everywhere at a wedding. I picture the details, convey the feelings of your love for each other and the care and precision you've put into the arrangement of your wedding. Where ever you've chosen to get married, I can be there to capture all your moments.

Choosing me as your photographer means you get a professional photographer but also a source of advice. I don't just book you in and see you a year later for your wedding! I can and do keep in touch with my couples throughout their journey to their wedding day. We carefully plan the details of the day in our advance consultation and through pre-wedding photo shoots we can get to know each other and make the wedding day photos a more natural, fun and familiar experience. I work hard to grow a relationship with my couples. I'm friendly, approachable and my photographic style is to keep it documentary, unobtrusive and real. Where I do carefully style shots in a wedding portrait session, I always help my couples to feel at ease, unforced and completely in the moment with each other. 

I've been honoured to have been chosen to cover many weddings all over Essex and London and the UK. I particularly love being a wedding photographer in Essex as the settings of the many varied venues make for beautiful photographs and I was born and raised in Essex.  I only take on a select number of weddings each year so that you can be assured of the best, personal experience from your wedding photo and video coverage. I present your images in beautiful personalised albums, print collection boxes and on gorgeous online galleries to share with all your guests.

BUT DON'T JUST TAKE MY WORD FOR IT!

CLIENT REVIEWS FOR JOHN PAYTON PHOTOGRAPHY

Essex Wedding Photographer | The Rochford Hotel wedding
“We were completely blown away by John. My wedding photos are truly beautiful. The care and attention to detail in John’s work reflects in his pictures, I couldn’t be happier”.

 

LEAH & CHARLIE

Your wedding photographs and films should be a representation of the uniqueness of your love for each other. They should be exciting, funny, emotional and fantastic - just like you both are. My work captures how you felt, how your family and guests felt and will stay with you forever.  

"To love...is to recognise yourself in another" ECKHART TOLLE