"James made us both feel so comfortable, often we forgot he was even there. Our photos are even more amazing than we imagined they would be."

Storytelling Wedding Photography

Hi, I’m James, a multi award winning Cheshire and Manchester wedding photographer. I’ve photographed over 300 weddings all in over Cheshire, Lancashire, throughout the U.K. and internationally, travelling as far away as Lake Como, Tuscany, Ibiza and New York City. 

Wedding are all about people. For one day you will be surrounded by the people you love the most in your life and my job is to capture the story of your wedding as it happens.  I work subtly to capture the laughter, tears, excitement and happiness as you celebrate your wedding with those who matter the most.

 I photograph your wedding day discreetly, without interruption, my style of wedding photography is ideal for couples who prefer unobtrusive, documentary coverage. I want you to looks back on your wedding photographs and remember the day as it happened, to look back on the moments that mattered, all photographed without being influenced or staged by myself..

Read more about Manchester wedding photographer James Tracey here.

Award winning laurels for website in black

Documentary Storytelling Photography

I want to tell your wedding story and photography your wedding as it happens. I cover your wedding in a natural documentary style where you won’t even know I am there for majority of your day. You can enjoy your wedding day with your family and friends, I don’t take you away for hours, my style is to tell your story by letting the day happen without interference. I want you to spend the day with all your guests, creating those magic moments that mean so much more to look back upon in the years to come. Of course I do a short, lightly directed session of couple photos however 95% of your day will be shot as it happens without intervention by myself. 

Manchester Wedding Photographer

I am based near Manchester but I happily travel across the U.K. or abroad to cover a wedding. I’ve photographed weddings in a haunted Scottish castle, on a bowling alley, in bustling city centres, on Concorde, on a windswept beach, on farms, in barns, marquees and tipi’s, in Tuscan villas, overlooking Es Vedra in Ibiza and in Central Park in NYC. Whatever your plans I’ve a huge amount of experience when it comes to photographing weddings.

Cinematic Wedding Films

I also happen to be a wedding film maker. Many couples are now looking for both wedding photography and videography, so if you are considering a wedding film, I create cinematic films with story telling at their heart. As with photography, I work unobtrusively behind the scenes on your wedding day to create a film for you and your future generations to look back on. To see more of my cinematic wedding films please have a look at my Wedding Film Website or to find out about my availability, options and prices click here to go to the Packages and Contact Page I’ll be happy to let you know what I can do to cover both your photography and/or your videography.

"We want to say a massive thank you to James for our perfect wedding photos!

We are sat here looking at them for what must be the millionth time. It was important to spend as much time with our guests as possible and James made that happen.

We spent only ten minutes taking couple photos in the evening (the backdrop was just too good not to). In between James mingled easily with our guests and worked his magic taking beautiful natural shots.

We would recommend James to EVERYONE!"

More kind words from my couples...

“There aren’t enough words to describe how much we love our wedding photographs and that is all thanks to James!

From our first meeting we knew he was the photographer for us with, he was so friendly and we loved his style of capturing natural moments! When we had the couple pictures taken, James was just brilliant at making us laugh and feel at ease! We loved every minute.

We highly recommend James to everyone getting married, he’s fantastic at what he does.”

“James was very friendly and communication was very good from the start.

He made us feel relaxed on the day and his documentary style allowed us to spend as much time with our family and friends as possible while capturing all the precious moments.

The photos are absolutely stunning and so natural. Thank you James for capturing our wedding day so beautifully!”

“We couldn’t have asked for a nicer, more down to earth person to mix in with our wedding guests and to make the whole day feel so relaxed.

We didn’t want to spend too much time away from our guests and we wanted our pictures to be as natural as possible. James completely understood and he captured our day just perfectly. Our wedding pictures are absolutely stunning and we will treasure them forever.

James is an incredibly talented man and we couldn’t recommend him enough, we will always be grateful for how special he helped to make our day!”

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