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6th July 2013

Amazing blue skies and bright sunshine today for Emma and Chris’ wedding in Blackburn!  They tied the knot at the stunning Pleasington Priory, followed by a reception at Mytton Fold Hotel and Golf Club, Blackburn.  Check out some of their wedding photos on the Facebook page here.  Award to the cutest guest at the wedding goes to…..

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15th June 2013

Congratulations to Stacey and Danny who got married at St Mark’s Church, Dunham Massey today.  It was a gorgeous sunny day, we managed to sneak in a photoshoot at nearby Denzel Gardens.  The newlyweds then went on to party the night away at Cresta Court Hotel, Altrincham.


14th May 2013

Alison and Alex got married today at the fabulous All Saints’ Church, Pontefract.  The church is surrounded by ruins which make a fantastic backdrop for wedding photos.  Congratulations to the happy couple.  Check out some of their photos on the Facebook page here.


27th April 2013

Amy and Nathan got married at Sale Town Hall today.  It was a lovely intimate ceremony with close family and friends.  The weather kept fine and we were able to head down to the nearby canal side for some romantic wedding photographs!


26th April 2013

Today, I headed up to the beautiful Lake District, Cumbria for Hannah and Andrew’s big day.  The happy couple got married at the stunning Abbey House Hotel, Barrow.  What a fabulous day!  More wedding photographs coming soon to the blog.

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5th April 2013

Emily and Mark got married today!  They had a fabulous day, it was so much fun!  The ceremony was held at Festival House, Blackpool followed by a reception at Uncle Tom’s Cabin.  Check out the Facebook page for some of their photos, they look so happy!


1st April 2013

I was very busy over Easter weekend photographing two weddings!  Weren’t we lucky with the weather?  It had been so cold all week with snow in some parts of Greater Manchester and Lancashire?  Gemma and Nick got married on the Saturday and it was so sunny the guests were able to enjoy celebration drinks outside!  The wedding was held at the delightful Egerton House Hotel, Bolton.  Check out Jillian Hartley Wedding Photography’s Facebook page for a look at some of their wedding photos.

Amy and Scott also tied the knot this weekend on Easter Sunday.  After a lovely wedding ceremony in Burnley, we headed over to stunning Whalley Abbey, Clitheroe for the wedding reception.  Again we were blessed with the weather and were able to take full advantage of the amazing grounds for wedding photos!


10th March 2013

Have you ever thought about inviting a photographer to your hen party?  It’s a great idea to capture the pre-wedding celebrations and special moments of the bride-to-be with her favourite girls!  Prices start at a very affordable £100, split this between the girls and you pay next to nothing!  What a fabulous present for the future bride!  Coverage across Greater Manchester.  Check out the blog for some hen party action photos!

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17th February 2013

Today was Sam and Andrew’s wedding celebrations Part Two!  The couple tied the knot back in January but today was the main reception.  It was an absolutely beautiful winters day, with bright sunshine and blue skies lasting until sunset.  The party was held at Towneley Golf Club, Burnley.  Check out more of Sam and Andrew’s wedding photographs on the blog!


16th February 2013

Today was a beautiful sunny day, perfect for Anne Marie and Pete’s winter wedding celebrations!  The ceremony was held at St Cuthbert’s Roman Catholic Church in Withington, Manchester, followed by a fabulous reception at the Alma Lodge Hotel, Stockport.  Keep a lookout on the blog for Anne Marie and Pete’s wedding photographs.


2nd January 2013

Happy New Year everyone!  Well 2013 got off to a busy start with Sam and Andrew’s wedding Part One!  The happy couple decided to tie the knot at a civil ceremony at Burnley Registry Office followed by a celebrtaory dinner at the Oaks Hotel, Burnley.  It was an intimate ceremony, with just close family and friends present.  Sam and Andrew plan to have their main reception in February… nothing like making the most of the celebrations!  Keep an eye out on the blog for Sam and Andrew’s wedding photographs.


27th December 2012

JANUARY SALE – 10% off all Gold Package bookings in the January sale.

You may have noticed a very small increase in our prices for 2013, however Jillian Hartley Wedding Photography still very much prides itself on being affordable and excellent value for money.  We will continue to host generous special offers throughout the year so watch this space!  For starters, we are offering a 10% discount off all Gold Package bookings taken in January – this means you can have all day coverage of your wedding for just £765 (usually price £850).  Price includes all images on a disc plus free editing.  Get in touch for more information.


23rd November 2012

I was delighted to photograph Heather and Andrew’s romantic winter wedding today.  They got married at the stunning St Mary’s Church, Nantwich followed by a fabulous reception at Carden Park Luxury Hotel and Spa, Chester.  Check out some of their wedding photos on our Facebook page.


17th November 2012

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL OFFER – 10% discount on all photoshoot sessions

Are you dreading the thought of Christmas shopping?  Why not buy something orginal for somebody this year?  We are offering a generous 10% of all photoshoots including family portraits, babies and children, pregnancy shoots, romantic couples and friends!  For just £135 you will receive a 90 minute professional photoshoot with all of your high resolution images on a personalised disc to keep.  We also offer a printing and framing service should you need it – framed photos and photobooks can make great gifts for family.  Or how about a photoshoot for your own family?  Your shoot can be themed for Christmas (think little ones with cute Santa hats!)  Your photos can then be used for personalised Christmas cards!  Get in touch if you would like more information.


10th November 2012

Laura and Michael got married today at a beautiful ceremony at the Olde Mill, Bardsea, near Ulverston in the Lake District.  What a great day!  They were extremely lucky with the weather – we managed to take several photos outside and the weather even held out for a fabulous fireworks display!  Watch out for a sneak preview of the wedding photos on the blog.


26th October 2012

I was delighted to photograph Pauline and Mike’s wedding today.  They renewed their vows at Sale Town Hall, Trafford.  They celebrated in style with a fabulous vintage wedding car (which was a surprise for Pauline from Mike on the day).  Weather was perfect – cold and crisp with bright winter sunshine.  Congratulations to yhou both!


11th October 2012

SPECIAL OFFER – have you seen our special offer for October?  We are giving away a complimentary photobook wedding album with every gold wedding photography package booked this month.  For more discounts and promotions on wedding photography packages, check out the special offers page.  Why not get in touch for more information?


12th September 2012

Today was the big day for Kim and David who tied the knot at the Lakeside Hotel, Newby Bridge near Windermere in the very picturesque Lake District.  There was torrential rain as I made my way up the M6 into Cumbria but as if by magic, the clouds parted to reveal glorious sunshine for the rest of their wedding day!  Congratulations to you both!


17th August 2012

Emma and David got married today at St Paul’s Church, Norden followed by a fabulous reception at the renowned Nutters Restaurant, Rochdale.  Wedding photos coming soon!


11th August 2012


More special offers and discounts available for wedding photography packages in Manchester, the North West and the Midlands.  We hosting a summer sale offering a 10% discount off any wedding photography package booked this month.  This means that a gold package, normally £799 can be yours for just £719.  This offers excellent value for money with all day coverage, a personalised gift boxed disc contained up to 500 photographs with free editing and a slideshow.  Contact us now for more information.

Have you seen the wedding photography slideshows we offer as part of any wedding photography package.  The slideshows are a selection of wedding photos from highlights of the day, produced in a stylish slideshow to music of your choice (usually the first dance).  Why not check out one of our recent slideshows from Jenna and Neil’s wedding?


4th August 2012

Christine and Mark got married today at the beautiful Belle Epoque Restaurant, Knutsford in Cheshire.  It was such a lovely day – what a fantastic venue with great staff.  Look out for the wedding photos coming soon!


9th July 2012


Did you know that we offer £50 if you refer a friend to us?  If somebody books a wedding photography package and mentions your name, you will get £50 as a thank you for recommending us!


7th July 2012

Today Rebecca and Mark tied the knot at a beautiful ceremony at St George’s Hall followed by a reception at  the stylish Radisson Hotel, Liverpool.  Why not take a look at some of their wedding photographs in our photo gallery?


6th July 2012

Debbie and Chris got married today!  The happy couple tied the knot at Etrop Grange Hotel, Manchester Airport and I was delighted to be their photographer for the day.  Etrop Grange is a stunning venue and fantastic for wedding photograph opportunities!  For more details of the day and to view their wedding photo slidehow, check out my blog.  Congratulations Debbie and Chris!


30th June 2012

My wonderful friend Emily tied the knot with Noel today in a beautiful wedding ceremony in Kirkham near Preston, Lancashire.  I was officially off duty today as I was a guest, but I couldn’t help taking some shots of the beutiful bride and the girls getting ready for the big day!  I also managed to take some photographs of the wedding cake cutting and of course the dancing.  Why not check out some of the bridal portraits, gorgeous bridesmaids and other wedding photos on my wedding blog?


30th June 2012


We still have some availability for last minute wedding photography package bookings this summer.  For summer 2012 weddings bookings, providing your date is still available, you will receive a 10% discount on the cost of the wedding photo package.  Current dates still available include Saturday 21st July, Saturday 11th, 18th and 25th August, and September 1st.  Contact us now to avoid disappointment.  Click here for more information on wedding photography packages, available in Manchester and across the North West.


24th June 2012

Trishna and Chatan got married today at a beautiful Asian wedding ceremony at Shree Ram Mandir Hindu Temple, Walsall.  Trish looked beautiful and the colours were just amazing.  It was a very emotional day!  Take a look at some of the wedding photographs from the ceremony and other Asian wedding celebration rituals on the blog pages.



26th May 2012

Lisa and Darren got married today ata beautiful summer wedding at Dukinfield Town Hall.  The weather was absolutely scorching!  Congratulations to the happy couple!  If you would like to read more about Lisa and Darren’s big day, check out the blog.


19th May 2012

Becky and Matt got married today at All Saints Church, Fulham followed by a wonderful wedding reception at Winchester House, Putney.  Why not check out some of their wedding photographs on the blog pages?


3rd May 2012

Jillian Hartley Wedding Photography was invited to be official event photographer at a charity function for the Stroke Association this week.  The event was a celebration of art by legendary Manchester style guru Richard Creme. The exhibition features 25 pieces of art launched on 2 May 2012 at Manchester Metropolitan University’s Link Gallery.  He produced these works after having a stroke in 2007.  The night was a great success with lots of support and of course it was great to meet Richard.  Check out the video footage of the night (and me in action!).  For more about Richard Creme, check out the article on my blog.



23rd April 2012

Exciting news!  Jillian Hartley Wedding Photography is featured in the May edition of Vogue Magazine in an editorial featuring UK photographers.  To celebrate the good news, we are offering a generous 15% discount on all bookings taken in April and May, just quote “Vogue”!  For more information on our wedding photography options, visit the Packages and Prices page.

Manchester wedding photographer in Vogue


25th March 2012

So what’s new?  We have more special offers in store for March!  For a limited time only, we are offering a free engagement photography shoot in Manchester for all wedding bookings.  You will receive all the photos on a disc to keep so you can share and print until your heart’s content!  Engagement shoots are a great way to capture some special moments in the run up to the big day.  The engagement photos can also be used for a stylish ‘save the date’ card or even your wedding invitations, as well as looking fab on your mantelpiece!

Manchester is a great place to shoot engagement photography – there are some great venues to suit your individual styles… Castlefield or the Northern Quarter for the city slickers, or somewhere a little more green like Worsley for the more relaxed, countryside loving brides and grooms-to-be!  Get in touch for more information on your engagement shoot!


10th February 2012

In honour of Valentine’s Day and the fact that it is a leap year (for all the romantic females out there planning on proposing!) we are offering a generous 15% off all wedding photography packages for bookings taken this month!  Check out full details of our affordable Packages and Prices now!


27th January 2012

January has flown by!  We still have the January sale special offer on for another few days but you need to hurry!  We are offering £100 discount from the Gold Wedding Photography Package (normally £799) which includes thorough coverage of your wedding day plus all your wedding photographs on a disc at no extra charge.  Our affordable wedding photography packages are very competitively priced and can be tailored to suit your individual needs.

The January sale has proved very popular – we have taken bookings to cover weddings in Knutsford, Bolton, York, Worsley, Clitheroe and Manchester to name a few!  We still have some dates available for summer and can offer late availability deals and discounts if you have left your wedding photographer booking to the very last minute!  Get in touch for more information.


5th January 2012

Happy New Year!  Jillian Hartley Wedding Photography is expanding its social network!  We are now signed up to Twitter.  Click below to follow us for latest news, updates and special offers on wedding photography packages in Manchester and the North West.

Don’t forget the January sale is still on with £100 off the Gold Wedding Photography Package. This offer is proving to be very popular for summer 2012 weddings!  Enquire now!


27th December 2011

January sale on wedding photography packages in Manchester and the North West!  We are still offering £100 of the Gold Package (normally £799) which includes all day coverage of your big day.  We also offer 15% off all photography packages for NHS staff and public sector workers.  Book now, 2012 dates are getting booked up fast!


15th December 2011

SPECIAL OFFER – 15% NHS DISCOUNT AVAILABLE.  Jillian Hartley Wedding Photography has recently signed up to the NHS discount scheme.  We can now offer all NHS staff a 15% discount on our wedding photography packages throughout the North West.   Our packages can be adapted to suit your individual needs.  Get in touch now!


21st November 2011

For a limited time only, Jillian Hartley Wedding Photography is offering our Gold Package at a promotional discounted rate of £699 (saving £100 from our usual price).  The Gold Package provides extensive coverage of your big day and can be tapered to your individual requirements.  We are based in Manchester and cover the North West.  Book now to avoid disappointment!


4th November 2011

Things are getting busy for next summer… lots of people getting married and I am really looking forward to capturing all the big days!

Weekends are getting booked up fast.  We also offer late availability and excellent value last minute deals – enquire now for more information!

October 2011

Katie and Andy got married this month.  The wedding ceremony and reception were held at the Tytherington Club, Macclesfield, Cheshire which has fantastic scenery for wedding photographs!  Check out their gallery here.


June 2010

Clodagh and Andy got married at a beautiful ceremony at St Charles Roman Catholic church in Grange-over-Sands, followed by a very stylish wedding reception at the Netherwood Hotel, Cumbria in the Lakes.  Why not check out some of their wedding photographs in their photo gallery and on the blog?


August 2009

Marie and Richie tied the knot at a very different wedding at Chester Zoo!  Hidden away in the middle of Chester Zoo is a fabulous manor with a terrace, ideal for a wedding with a twist!  Check out Marie and Richie’s wedding photos in the photo gallery.