Woodstock Weddings Wedding Photographer

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

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

Woodstock Weddings Wedding Photos

Please see examples of my Woodstock Weddings 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 North Yorkshire and beyond then please visit the portfolios page below.

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Planning a Woodstock Weddings Wedding?

If you are planning a wedding at Woodstock Weddings, 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 Woodstock Weddings Wedding Photographer

As a North 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 Woodstock Weddings

Woodstock Weddings in York offers a remarkable and unforgettable matrimonial experience, set against the backdrop of idyllic Yorkshire countryside. This venue boasts of providing spacious and luxurious accommodations that ensure a comfortable stay for the bride, groom, and their guests. Rooms are beautifully designed with contemporary styling, complemented by the charm of the classic English setting. An array of stunning facilities is at disposition including a professionally equipped kitchen and modern restrooms. The service extends beyond just accommodation and facilities. The heart of Woodstock Weddings lies in its magnificent function rooms, specifically tailored to host elegant receptions and intimate dinners. These function spaces cater to both large-scale lavish celebrations and small intimate gatherings, enabling couples to customize their special day. The venue’s most desirable feature, however, is its enchanting woodland ceremony location. Nestled amidst lush greenery, this magical outdoor setting presents an atmospheric backdrop to share your vows. Whether lit by the gentle sun of the afternoon or the soft glow of fairy lights at dusk, this serene space brings every couple’s dream ceremony to life. In every detail, Woodstock Wedding in York is carefully designed and arranged for a seamless and memorable wedding experience. The perfect blend of rustic woodland charm and modern luxuries makes this enchanting venue an ultimate choice for couples seeking an outstanding wedding celebration.

The History of Woodstock Weddings

Woodstock Weddings, located in the historic city of York, North Yorkshire, holds a unique place in the region’s matrimony history. Established in an area renowned for its rich historical past, this venue has been meticulously crafted to preserve its original allure dating back to the 18th century, while integrating modern elegance. Nestled amidst beautifully landscaped gardens, Woodstock Weddings is an emblem of the classical and contemporary brought to life in an impeccable mix. The venue boasts an impressive manor house featuring period-specific architectural designs, showcasing the aesthetic craftsmanship of the bygone era. Moreover, it is complemented with chic interiors, offering a luxurious backdrop for matrimonies. Also noteworthy is the venue’s capacity to accommodate around 150 guests, making it ideal for intimate to mid-sized celebrations. Apart from its stunning backdrop and capacity, Woodstock Weddings is especially lauded for its tailored wedding packages, known to offer personalized experiences. A key highlight is its commitment to exclusivity – only hosting one wedding at a time, allowing couples and their guests uninterrupted enjoyment of their special day. Creating a harmonious blend of history, charm, and sophistication, Woodstock Weddings is truly a venue that stands testament to York’s versatile wedding scene.

Directions to Woodstock Weddings

Woodstock Weddings is an idyllic wedding venue nestled in the heart of the historic city of York, North Yorkshire. It is specifically located on Shipton Road, within the picturesque county known for its tranquil landscapes and majestic historical architecture. The venue occupies an expansive area of a lush, rustic setting encapsulating the charming aura of the North Yorkshire countryside, yet providing easy accessibility as it is just 3 miles northwest of the city centre. Surrounded by beautiful gardens, serene woodlands, and rolling meadows, Woodstock Weddings offers a wonderful combination of city convenience and rural enchantment, just a stone’s throw from York’s plentiful historical and cultural attractions.

About York in North Yorkshire

York, located in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom, is an idyllic town steeped in a rich history dating back to Roman times. It is known for its extensive well-preserved historical architecture, including a formidable city wall that embraces the ancient city center. York is particularly renowned for York Minster, a majestic Gothic cathedral featuring remarkable medieval stained glass windows. Aiming to preserve its rich cultural heritage, the city houses numerous museums such as the York Castle Museum and the Jorvik Viking Center, providing intriguing insights into York’s illustrious past. York’s narrow, winding streets and lanes, known as ‘Snickelways’, add unique charm and character to the city, inviting visitors to discover its many boutique shops, traditional pubs, and tea rooms. York is also home to the renowned University of York, enhancing its profile as a hub of education and innovation. The city’s surrounding countryside, dotted with picturesque scenery, offers opportunities for peaceful exploration. The River Ouse, gracefully flowing through the heart of the city, adds an enchanting atmosphere; regular boat trips offer a distinctive view of this historic city. Thus, York presents a harmonious blend of ancient history, vibrant culture, and natural beauty, earning it the reputation as one of the UK’s most charming destinations.

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