Rise Hall Wedding Photographer

Are you looking for a professional Rise Hall wedding photographer to cover your big day? I’m Kirsty Mattsson, an award-winning East Yorkshire wedding photographer with experience covering this fabulous wedding venue. You can see some examples of my photography from Rise Hall 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 East Yorkshire wedding venues, I would love to cover your wedding day at Rise Hall.

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

Rise Hall Wedding Photos

Please see examples of my Rise Hall 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 East Yorkshire and beyond then please visit the portfolios page below.

Planning a Rise Hall Wedding?

If you are planning a wedding at Rise Hall, 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 Rise Hall Wedding Photographer

As a East 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 Rise Hall

Rise Hall, situated in the charming town of Beverley, is a prestigious wedding venue with a wealth of regal elegance and grandeur. This historic building, enriched with architectural splendor spanning across three centuries, offers an idyllic setting for matrimonial celebrations. The venue features 31 uniquely designed bedrooms that provide an expansive range of on-site accommodation, skillfully blending traditional features with modern comforts. The facilities at Rise Hall are spectacular, offering landscaped gardens and vast areas of natural beauty that serve as perfect backdrops for wedding photography. The exclusive function rooms offer a variety of layouts to cater to weddings of all sizes. The remarkable Morning Room, with its breathtaking views overlooking the gardens, is popular for intimate gatherings while the Ballroom, characterized by its crystal chandeliers and ornate ceilings, is perfect for lavish celebrations. The venue accommodates civil ceremonies in four licensed areas, with The Orangery serving as the most popular choice for couples; its distinct period features add to the charm of the whole affair. The Gallery and the Morning Room also play host to wedding ceremonies. Rise Hall’s excellent catering services ensure a memorable gastronomic experience. The expert events team at Rise Hall goes above and beyond to ensure that all the details of the special day are meticulously taken care of – making it a truly unique and unforgettable wedding destination.

The History of Rise Hall

Rise Hall, an exquisite wedding venue and Grade II* listed historic site, is strategically nestled in Beverley, East Yorkshire. Its history beams with richness dating back to 1815, when it was built for Richard Bethell, a distinguished member of the prestigious Bethell family. Over the centuries, the Hall evolved from being a private residence to operating as a convent school, before being transformed into the enchanting wedding venue it is today. The eminent British television presenter and property expert, Sarah Beeny, purchased the estate in 2001, restoring it to its full grandeur. Rise Hall boasts twenty-nine plus individually designed bedrooms, each offering a unique blend of contemporary and traditional styles that mirror the venue’s elegant architectural era. The venue’s gardens, spread over 30 acres of landscaped grounds, are ideal for captivating wedding photographs. It is also famed for its luxurious Carriage House – a self-contained bridal suite. This magnificent Georgian treasure has been licensed to hold civil marriages and partnerships since March 2013. With such rich history and splendid features, Rise Hall stands as a symbol of beauty, love and union, presenting an idyllic setting for wedding celebrations.

Directions to Rise Hall

Rise Hall is a majestic wedding venue located in the serene expanses of the East Riding of Yorkshire, near the historic town of Beverley. This stately home is snuggled amidst enchanting English countryside landscapes and is easily accessible from main transport links. Beverley itself is a charming market town known for its rich history and beautiful architecture, providing a picturesque backdrop for bespoke wedding celebrations. The hall is veiled in privacy within several acres of luscious gardens and scenic parkland, offering an idyllic, secluded escape for couples. Its position not far from the tranquil coastline and the bustling city of Hull, makes Rise Hall an attractive and convenient venue choice.

About Beverley in East Yorkshire

Beverley, situated in the county of East Yorkshire in the United Kingdom, is a picturesque market town whose history reaches back to the 7th century. The town offers a compelling blend of history and harmony, captured superbly in its stunning Minster and quaint, cobbled streets. Beverley Minster, one of the largest parish churches in the UK, is the town’s crowning glory, boasting Gothic architecture and traditionally notable for the medieval carvings, exquisite art, and the splendid sanctuary chair. Beverley is also home to the famous Beverley Racecourse, a thrilling venue for horse racing. The town’s central marketplace, dominated by the baroque styled Market Cross, exudes a sense of history, while offering a variety of independent boutiques, galleries, and local markets. The town additionally hosts numerous cultural festivals annually, a reflection of its vibrant arts scene. Noteworthy among these are the Beverley Folk Festival and the Early Music Festival. The integration of lush, tranquil green spaces within the town, such as Westwood and Beverley Parks, provides a relaxing backdrop to the bustling streets. With distinct, well-preserved architectural beauty, a rich cultural scene, and inviting green spaces, Beverley stands as a charming example of the quintessential English market town.


People Also Ask


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.


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


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!


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.


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.


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. 


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


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.


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 Rise Hall Wedding Photographer, it would be great to chat! Get in touch with me via my contact page.