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Wedding Photographer


London’s Best Wedding Photographer


As a top 10 wedding photographer in the UK and winner of numerous awards, including International Wedding Photographer of the Year and UK Wedding Photographer of the Year, I have a decade of experience capturing beautiful, emotive images of weddings. My unique style and passion for photography have earned me a reputation as one of London’s best luxury wedding photographers.

From UK weddings to destination weddings, I work with couples to create stunning photographs that capture their unique relationship and the spirit of their special day. My work has been featured in magazines and blogs worldwide, and I am dedicated to creating artful images that you will treasure forever.

If you’re looking for a talented and experienced wedding photographer in London, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. I would be honored to be a part of your special day and create unforgettable wedding photography for you.


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Pre-Wedding Photography

Pre-Wedding photography - Engagement - Proposal Photography

Your Pre-Wedding photography is our business.

As a pre-wedding photographer with 18 years of experience, I have had the opportunity to photograph couples from around the world, including Asia, the USA, Canada, and Europe. Based in London, I am a leading destination wedding and pre-wedding photoshoot expert in the UK. My work has been featured in numerous publications and I have received numerous awards for my photography.

Many couples from Asia travel to Europe specifically to have their photos taken by me, with locations including London, Paris, the Scottish Highlands, the Italian Riviera, and even Iceland. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for customer service, I provide couples with a truly unforgettable experience. Choose me for the best pre-wedding, elopement, and engagement photography in London and all of Europe.


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Barrie photographed our Pre wedding photo session in London and Paris. He was amazing! our photos were fabulous and he made us feel so comfortable in front of the camera. We had our photos within 5 days from the photoshoot before we went home. We could not recommend him enough. Anna & Ho
Anna Lucy
Anna Lucy
Barrie is an absolute rockstar of a photographer. He shot our small registry wedding in Central London. He captured all our moments perfectly with the right mix of natural and posed photos, knew exactly how to interact and command the crowd to get great photos whilst comfortably being in the background. The outcome is amazing, we are very happy with our shots, and can recommend Barrie to anyone looking for a wedding photographer.
Daniel Ritter
Daniel Ritter
I can not say enough good things about Barrie and our engagement photo experience. From the first second we met him at the airport, we felt absolutely comfortable with him. He’s so easy going and friendly that it’s impossible not to like him. As my fiancé and I have never been professionally photographed, we were both nervous about what to expect and how we would look. All those worries were unnecessary because Barrie directed us brilliantly into a series of poses that looked natural and yielded some incredible photographs. To say we were blown away by the quality of work and the overall experience is an absolute understatement. Barrie is SO talented and has such an eye for detail - his work is truly magnificent. If you are looking for professionalism, exceptional photos, and to wow everyone with your final product, Barrie is your guy. I’m so happy we found him - we not only took home some amazing memories and visuals, but we left with a wonderful friendship that makes the experience all the better. Thanks Barrie! Lots of love, Christie and Greg
Christie Schmidt
Christie Schmidt
Barrie was the most amazing photographer. Good sense of humour so made us feel completely at ease. We had an engagement shoot as well which I strongly recommend - he made us feel so comfortable. Barrie captured our day with artistic shots, fun shots and also sneaky family and friend moments. We are so delighted with the pictures, thank you for making us feel like the best looking bride and groom ever!! So many compliments on the photos already and it’s been a few days! Thank you Barrie!
Ellie Martin
Ellie Martin
Barrie is an amazing photographer. The entire process of the pre-wedding photo shoot was very exhaustive, as expected, in addition to the extremely sunny weather. However we were pleasantly surprised how he consistently relates to us and ensure that the whole experience was a seamless and great one. There may be many great photographers out there, but I can assure you, he is the real deal who knows what his client wants. We all know that indoor shoots are always relatively easier to take, and outdoor shoots are usually more challenging due to lighting limitations, yet he is able to overcome such limitations at ease. Picture speaks a thousand words. Here is one which I am sharing my joy with all.
Clarence Lai
Clarence Lai
Barrie Downie is a GENIUS. From the moment I spoke to him on the phone to interview him I knew he was the right man for the job. He is incredibly knowledgeable on lighting and also very passionate. From the moment he arrived he made everyone feel comfortable. He knew all the best angles for photographs as soon as he arrived. Even though the flat was small and dark the photos he took here were excellent. As I got dressed he took a few modelled shots which made it look like I actually knew how to put on a suit. Thanks for that Barrie. At the wedding his attention to detail was uncomperable. As well as getting excellent photos of the ceremony, several group shots, and some great modelled photos of my new wife and I around our venue, he also got so many photos of our friends and family chatting which really captured the feel of the day. If you're looking for a wedding photographer, spend the extra money and hire a professional. I would recommend Barrie Downie a thousand times over to anyone who needed a photographer.
Joshua Beasley
Joshua Beasley
Barrie did our wedding 5 years ago, we flew him over to Northern Ireland too shoot our wedding and so happy we did! We look at our photos all them time and our album still has pride in our home and it is a top quality product - real luxury!! - The Moore’s
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