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HELLO THERE! I’M PAUL.

THE GINGERBEARD

CINEMATIC, MODERN & ALTERNATIVE MANCHESTER WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER.

Did you google: How to grow a beard in three easy steps or the recipe for a ginger bread? It’s all good, you’re here and that’s all that matters! But if you do love my photos then stick around.

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UNTRADITIONAL. UNCONVENTIONAL.

So I am a huge movie NERD, an EX Film student (hence why I coined the cinematic style) and lover of light. Drawn to symmetry, fun moments during a wedding and a packed dance floor.

Beer in one hand, camera in the other. Some might say the perfect combo? This is my secret weapon that helps me blend in, mingle with your lovely guests and be more than just another wedding vendor.

BE A REBEL. MAKE NEW TRADITIONS.

Say goodbye to forced moments. No more “can you just do that again” or “run through this field holding a colourful pyrotechnic” I’m looking for real moments, hugs, tears, laughter, bad dancing, shots at the bar and all of the fun stuff.

You can’t pose real life so let your day flow naturally. I want you both hugging and spending time with your loved ones. Not spending hours on end doing tons of photos.

Remember it’s your day. Break the rules.

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Fun Facts!

  • BRIWI (British Kiwi)
  • Crossfit Addict (it’s not a cult)
  • Carhartt Fanboy
  • Movie Buff (love a good film quote)
  • Cocktail Maker (Mine’s an Old Fashioned)
  • Sneaker & Glasses fan. Love design!
  • Best Music Festival: Iceland Airwaves
  • Favourite Film: Blade Runner
  • Favourite Band: City & Colour
  • Favourite Destinations: New Zealand & Mexico

Alan.

In 2018 I lost my father figure. He was my biggest cheerleader & I admired his lust for travel & endless creativity.

This photo I have of him is precious as is the record player which was his & was lovingly restored so i know how important it is documenting your day capturing all those hugs, tears & laughter.

I really understand the power of telling a story. Your day is a legacy.

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A LITTLE BIT ABOUT ME

I shoot fun couples who are looking to do their wedding day, their way

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Would give more than 5 stars if we could. Working with Paul has been one of the highlights of our wedding experience!

Beautiful, cinematic photographs that absolutely captured the entire feel of the day. Cannot recommend highly enough if you are looking for premium quality and style… and loads of fun!

Thanks a million Paul.

Jemma & George
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Paul is an expert! He’s super talented and just super amazing!

What other Wedding Photographer gets up on karaoke? Laughs when you flick your garter at him, and accepts a nice pint of Guinness before heading off to the venue.

His work speaks for itself.

Lisa
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