• Documentary Wedding Photography

    Capturing the story of your day

  • Storytelling Moments

    that bring your memories back to life…

  • Photographs that show the love

    between yourselves, and your friends and families

  • Capturing the emotion

    and bringing the tears flooding again…

  • Photos that show the character

    and the feelings you all have

  • Keeping things Fun!

    and capturing the fun you all have together

  • Being Creative

    with light, posing and angles

  • Making sure you feel relaxed

    throughout the whole experience

  • Whilst telling your story

  • from start

  • to end…

  • Staffordshire Documentary Wedding Photographer

London Documentary Wedding Photographer

Documentary Wedding Stories

Your wedding day is filled with stories…
Beneath the story of you and your partner declaring your love and starting your new life together are the personal, individual and deeply emotional stories from the people who hold you most dear in their hearts. As your photographer I will create for you a story that shows you and your guests enjoying your day, capture the closeness and relationships through the eyes and expressions of those with you, that will remind you of how deeply you are loved each time you look at them.
When you look back at your photos and you can make that fleeting moment last five minutes, as you explore every detail and every emotion, that is a powerful thing.
You could have photos that take you to that very moment in your wedding story…
Documentary wedding photographer based in Staffordshire photographing weddings throughout Stafford, Cannock, Birmingham, Manchester, Cheshire, London & UK.

Documentary Stories

What is documentary wedding photography?
Documentary Wedding Photography captures the story of the day, the characters, the emotion, and the memories...
To find out more about our approach, style and the way we can photograph your wedding, visit the galleries and the information section.

Who Is Stuart James?

I'm a photographer - it's what I do, because it's what I love!
Telling stories through photographs is the most amazing thing to do, and it is not only a vocation for me but also a journey, and one I hope your wedding can be part of.
Please take a look around my site to confirm that my style and approach matches yours then do get in touch.
I would love to hear from you.


Although based in Staffordshire,
I often cover weddings throughout the UK also accept a limited number of international commissions throughout the year.
Distance is no object, come and have a chat to talk about your wedding in more detail.

How much does it cost?

Your investment in your wedding photography can vary depending on exactly what you are looking for.
The current packages start from
£1295 with most brides spending £1695 - £1995.
Full information on the pricing page.

Where have you worked?

I've had the privilege of working at some of the most beautiful and exclusive wedding venues across the country. To see some of the recent venues we've worked at please visit the venues section.

How do we book you?

When you're ready to book, or indeed talk in more detail, please get in touch and we can either talk over the phone or Skype, or come for a coffee at our studio in Great Wyrley.

Latest Weddings

Tythe Barn | Bethan + David

Tythe Barn | Bethan + David

Bring together two wonderful families with roots in Wales and Italy, place them with a group of friends in a wonderful setting in the Oxfordshire countryside, add in stunning summer weather, and you have the recipe for a fabulous wedding. Bethan + David’s wedding was a true treat of the early summer…

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Denstone College | Gemma + Tommy

Bring a couple intent on making their day the most perfect it could be, in one of the most stunning settings at Denstone College in Uttoxeter, add in fabulous summer weather and a fabulous collection of friends and family, and you have the recipe for a fabulous wedding… Gemma + Thomas are a fabulous couple whose day could not have been more of a pleasure to document.

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Somerford Hall | Lucy + Stuart

Somerford Hall | Lucy + Stuart

Bring together two beautiful people, with amazing friends and family – especially their beautiful daughter, place them in one of the regions most stunning wedding venues, add in stunning summer weather, and you have one of the most incredible weddings!

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A few words from recent clients who have entrusted their wedding photography to Stuart James.

  • From the start of the day to the very end you were a star!
    Thank you for making it a day we will never forget.

    – Kelly + Johnt
  • – Rachel + Andy

    Thank you very much for doing a fabulous job with our wedding photos. We are thrilled with them and will treasure them for many years to come.
    We would certainly not hesitate to recommend you! Thanks :-)

    – Rachel + Andy
  • – Sean + Lucy

    Thank you for being the perfect photographer on our wedding day!
    We cannot thank you enough for capturing our beautiful memories.

    – Sean + Lucy

Ready to find out more?

Complete the contact form or give me a call and we can schedule a time to meet and discuss your wedding, and the story I can put together for you, in more detail.

Contact Stuart James