If you are interested in booking me as your wedding photographer in the Cardiff & South Wales Area:
Wedding Photography in Cardiff – For Cosmopolitan Marriages
For an engaged couple wishing for a cosmopolitan feeling for their marriage, Wales’ capital city, Cardiff, is one of the best destinations.
The city landscape is marked by numerous stunning buildings that are beautiful both inside and out – ideal for your wedding photography. A great example of this is Cardiff’s popular civil marriage venue, the City Hall, which houses the Register Office (see photo above and link at the top).
The natural green scenery makes it one of the most beautiful cities in the UK. Nature-loving couples can select the city of Cardiff as the backdrop to their special day and enjoy outdoor ceremonies and beautiful green landscapes in their finished photographs. Couples wishing for summer nuptials will love the relaxed atmosphere and peaceful nature of the city.
The City of Cardiff: The Perfect Location for Wedding Photography
Cardiff is lucky enough to benefit from strong transport links into the city from all over. The Welsh capital city is now just 2 hours from London Paddington via Bristol by train on the Great Western Railway service, and there is also a direct train to Manchester.
The M4 also runs from London to Swansea and passes just north of the city, making access for your wedding guests so easy. In addition, there are three park and ride sites around the city with good bus services.
Short and Full Day Weddings in the Welsh Capital
Whether you require a venue for a full day’s wedding or just for an hour for your ceremony, there is the perfect venue for you. Many venues will only do the civil marriage ceremony, and from there, you can go elsewhere for a sit-down meal with close family and friends.
Cardiff has numerous quality restaurants, pubs and hotels just suitable for however you wish to celebrate your marriage.
I love to photograph short wedding days in Cardiff, and my coverage can start at just 1 hour. 2 hours is more usual to get some before and after shots and the early reception. I have a whole page about reduced hours wedding coverage.
Read More on My>> Short Day Wedding Photography Page.
Artistic, Sharp and Gorgeous…
Gwyneth & Sean – Aberdare Hall, Cardiff
Wedding Venues and Suppliers in Cardiff to Make Your Day Truly Special
As well as some great wedding photographers (Hello!!), many other wedding professionals enhance your day and add to it to make it even more memorable. The register office in Cardiff City Hall caters for the very smallest to much larger marriage celebrations. The numerous florists, wedding planners, cake makers, and dress shops are among the industry's very best.
LGBTQ+/Gay Weddings in Cardiff
All non-religious wedding venues welcome same-sex wedding couples who wish to marry in Wales's capital city. All the official venues listed below do accept LGBT weddings, as is now required by law.
Gay weddings are something of a speciality of mine, and you can find out all about how I approach them here:
Cardiff Council's List of Approved Marriage & Civil Ceremony Premises
The city is also home to many beautiful old chapels and churches that serve as lovely photographic locations. Cardiff wedding photographers can create beautiful photographs with these beautiful venues as atmospheric backdrops. Also offering many indoor halls for more intimate small civil marriages, couples can choose venues such as the City Hall for their big day. There are numerous venues, including hotels, restaurants, pubs, and even castles outside the city. I've photographed weddings at many of these - find out about some via the links at the top of the page.
There is a complete list of Cardiff's licensed wedding premises via the link above.