Holmfirth Vineyard Wedding Photographer

Are you looking for a professional Holmfirth Vineyard wedding photographer to cover your big day? I’m Kirsty Mattsson, an award-winning West Yorkshire wedding photographer with experience covering this fabulous wedding venue. You can see some examples of my photography from Holmfirth Vineyard below.

My style incorporates a blend of documentary wedding photography and creative portraiture to give you a set of natural, authentic, and artistic images that tell the full story of your wedding day. I’m not interested in fake grins or posing people. I have a very unobtrusive, hands-off approach to capturing all those moments, details, emotions, and personalities that make your day special to you. With awards in my field and a wealth of experience across various West Yorkshire wedding venues, I would love to cover your wedding day at Holmfirth Vineyard.

Please get in touch for a friendly chat or for further information to be sent.

Holmfirth Vineyard Wedding Photos

Please see examples of my Holmfirth Vineyard wedding photography below. This will give you an idea of what this venue offers and the types of images that could be captured on your day. If you’d like to see more of my work from different wedding venues throughout West Yorkshire and beyond then please visit the portfolios page below.

Planning a Holmfirth Vineyard Wedding?

If you are planning a wedding at Holmfirth Vineyard, please see the Approach page and the Portfolios page for more information or feel free to get in touch below. I’d love to talk to you about your upcoming wedding and see if I could be the photographer for you.

Award Winning Holmfirth Vineyard Wedding Photographer

As a West Yorkshire wedding photographer, I have a documentary style, naturally capturing real moments and emotions without staged posing. I work mainly in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, and Cumbria, but I also travel across the UK and abroad, photographing weddings of all sizes, from intimate gatherings to large-scale events.

My photography often features the dramatic landscapes of Yorkshire and other regions of the UK. I love incorporating scenery, colour, and beautiful light into my images to create vibrant modern images that reflect the time and place you were married. I’ll provide some gentle guidance for any artistic portraits, and I’ll happily follow you up a mountain if you have chosen a venue with stunning surroundings. I’ve received several awards and have had my work published my work in various media.

Weddings at Holmfirth Vineyard

Holmfirth Vineyard, located in the picturesque town of Holmfirth, offers an idyllic setting for couples looking to host a wine-themed wedding ceremony. The venue is renowned for its stunning vineyard views and top-tier facilities, providing an elegant yet intimate atmosphere for special occasions. The wine loft private function room, distinguished by its rustic charm and remarkable panoramas, serves as the prime location for the ceremony and can accommodate up to 120 guests. It features a comfortable seating arrangement aiming to ensure a pleasant experience for everyone present. Furthermore a marquee set in the vineyard is available for larger wedding parties. Post-ceremony, guests can indulge in a hand-picked selection of in-house wines while enjoying a curated menu of locally-sourced cuisine. Couples can also avail of a luxurious, seven-bedroom retreat for a comfortable stay wrapped in scenic outdoor beauty. Accommodations are fitted with modern amenities and showcase contemporary designs combined with a countryside aesthetic. An additional bonus, the property offers a delightful wine tasting adventure, adding an exciting activity to your wedding itinerary. Holmfirth Vineyard guarantees a remarkable wedding experience, combining exceptional service with a beautiful landscape to ensure your big day is one to remember.

The History of Holmfirth Vineyard

Holmfirth Vineyard, located in the picturesque town of Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, has a rich and fascinating history. Established on seven acres of sloping terrain in 2008 by Ian and Becky Sheveling, the venue has gone through a remarkable transformation from being arable farmland to a thriving vineyard and wedding venue. Today, it’s renowned for its spectacular panoramic views of the Holme Valley, which creates an ideal backdrop for a quintessential vineyard wedding. The eco-friendly, purpose-built winery, with its green roof and ground-source heat pump, juxtapose wonderfully with the surrounding natural beauty. As part of its wedding services, Holmfirth Vineyard offers a dedicated event team and bespoke packages to meet a range of tastes and budgets. A unique feature of Holmfirth Vineyard is their exclusive Sparkling Wine tower, adding a special touch to their receptions. In addition, the vineyard produces a variety of award-winning wines, from crisp whites to sumptuous reds and delightful rosés, all made from grapes grown on the estate. This combination of history, landscape and quality wines, makes Holmfirth Vineyard a standout destination for couples looking for a unique and unforgettable wedding day.

Directions to Holmfirth Vineyard

Holmfirth Vineyard is a picturesque wedding venue nestled in the quaint town of Holmfirth, in West Yorkshire, England. This stunning location is situated in the heart of the mesmerising Holme Valley, offering panoramic views of the surrounding lush, verdant landscapes. Accessible through a short drive from the town centre, it lies in close proximity to other notable landmarks and attractions. This vibrant vineyard, studded with rows of thriving grapevines serves as an idyllic backdrop for romantic weddings. Besides serving as a remarkable venue, the vineyard is also quite renowned for producing a great variety of exquisite English wines. Hence, Holmfirth Vineyard offers you a distinctive blend of natural beauty, locality and a sense of elegance.

About Holmfirth in West Yorkshire

Holmfirth is a quaint and historically rich town located in the heart of West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Noted for its picturesque landscape, the town is surrounded by the majestic rolling hills of the Peak District National Park. Dating back to the 13th century, the town’s origins are deeply rooted in the wool and cloth industry, many of the classic stone weavers’ cottages still intact, adding to the traditional architecture and old-world charm. Today, Holmfirth thrives on a diverse economy with thriving businesses, local arts and crafts, and its agriculture. The town is renowned for its annual events like the Holmfirth Art Festival and Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival which draws crowds from across the region, bolstering local tourism. Owing to its distinctive urban and natural environment, Holmfirth was famously used as the backdrop for the long-running television series, ‘Last of the Summer Wine.’ The fans of this classic comedy continue to flock to the town to witness the iconic landmarks from the show. Add to this, the acclaimed vineyard, award winning restaurants, unique boutiques, and packed summer concerts, Holmfirth offers a vibrant mix of leisure and lifestyle opportunities. Thus, Holmfirth is a stunning blend of natural beauty, rich history, and cultural vibrancy, marking its place as one of West Yorkshire’s true gems.

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People Also Ask

WHAT IS YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY STYLE?

My style is a blend of documentary photography and creative portraiture. My aim is always to photograph your day completely naturally by capturing genuine emotions and interactions and documenting the unique character and atmosphere of your day. If you’d like, I can also spend a short amount of time with you for some artistic portraits utilising the venue interiors and surroundings. I’ll offer gentle guidance without any posing or forced grins for some lovely natural portraits.

WHERE DO YOU PROVIDE YOUR SERVICES?

I cover weddings in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, and Cumbria, and I am available for UK-wide and international locations.

DO YOU OFFER GUIDANCE FOR WEDDING PORTRAITS?

I’ll offer some gentle guidance in a very natural way for a few creative, high-impact, portraits, incorporating beautiful light, colour and scenery. I want you to be totally comfortable in front of the camera and feel like yourselves in the images. There will definitely be no cheese or formal posing!

HOW DO YOU HANDLE CHALLENGING LIGHTING SITUATIONS SUCH AS POORLY LIT West Yorkshire VENUES OR BAD WEATHER?

I have a background in scientific education and have worked in some top universities worldwide. This has been a great benefit to me in learning all the technical aspects of photography. I have a great deal of experience utilising additional lighting, such as flash, for dark situations or just for creative night-time portraits. You can rest assured that you will still have a set of images that you love even if you have a dimly lit venue or a rainy day.

WHAT IS YOUR EDITING STYLE?

My style is natural and colourful. I take a great deal of care when editing images, but I want your images to look like your day looked, so they are not over-edited. I do not use bulk treatments or presets; I hand-edit every image to the highest standards. I also include a small amount of retouching when needed.

HAS YOUR WORK BEEN RECOGNISED?

I am qualified with the Guild of Professional Photographers. I have received recognition and awards from some of the top photographic institutions, such as Fearless Photographers and the Masters of Wedding Photography. I have also been published in training publications and various high-profile wedding blogs and magazines. 

WHAT TYPES OF WEDDINGS DO YOU PHOTOGRAPH in West Yorkshire?

I love photographing various weddings, from intimate, small gatherings to large, elaborate celebrations, catering to various wedding styles and sizes.

CAN YOU PROVIDE REVIEWS FROM PAST CLIENTS?

Of course, please check out my Google page (linked above) for reviews from lots of lovely couples, or see some more kind words on my reviews page.

DO YOU HAVE BACKUP EQUIPMENT AND INSURANCE?

I use professional mirrorless cameras and have two backup cameras and many lenses. I am fully insured.

Get In Touch

If you’re looking for a Holmfirth Vineyard Wedding Photographer, it would be great to chat! Get in touch with me via my contact page.