Hello, we are the Dales.

We are husband and wife photography team Martin & Louise. We've been shooting people for money since 2008...with cameras, obviously! We absolutely L O V E what we do, we love meeting new people and we love creating new memories.....memories that we hope will last a lifetime.

As of 2023 we have been fortunate enough to photograph over 600 weddings.

We are happiest out walking our dog Jack on the beach in North Devon or along the Pembroke coast and love the outdoors in general. Our families and friends are also s u p e r important to us and love spending time with them. Usually around our big table eating and drinking, singing a few songs and generally enjoying the laughter that comes with it. Martin loves coffee, Loula loves tea and we both love cake!

Photographing people is the best 'job' in the world but doing it on a wedding day, a day so full of joy, laughter, love and emotion is just an amazing feeling.

A Bit about how we work

We have been working together as a team for 15 years!

Yep, 15 years and still having fun...we know what each other is capable of and that's what makes it easy. Louise covers the morning with the girls, photographing the dress and the shoes and the atmosphere and Martin makes sure the boys are dressed properly whilst photographing their shenanigans! We are always at opposite ends to each other during the day, making sure we've got it all covered. We take loads and loads (and loads!!) of natural shots throughout a wedding day. We also do some group photos; we make this bit quick and easy with Louise doing all of the organising whilst Martin gets the easy bit and just takes p i c t u r e s.

We also love to have a little bit of time with you as a newly wed couple

We love this part of the day because its usually the point where you realise that...........H O L Y M O L Y, you just got married! We'll sneak you off, away from the guests for a few photos, we are always careful not to keep you away from the party for longer than necessary but also know how important this part is to some couples.

And of course, we photograph, speeches, cake cut, the first dance plus some dance floor action!

All of the above are covered by both of us, again from different angles and perspectives to give a full and varied story. We usually stay a little bit after the first dance to get some of you and your guests smashing out some grooves.

What our lovely couples say about us.

Black and white photo of Bride laughing under gazebo

“As soon as we met Martin and Louise we knew that they were the photographers we wanted to capture our day. Their photographs are just amazing!! They work so well together and have such a great eye for what makes a great photo. We met them for a pre-wedding photo shoot and it was such fun! They captured so many great moments on our wedding day and the loving, happy atmosphere of our day really shines through. They are such a great couple and made us feel so at ease. We can't recommend them enough!
Mr & Mrs”

Two Brides kissing in front of tall hedge

“Our wedding would not of been the same with out these two. Their support , experience and knowledge helped us from first thing in the morning and continued throughout the day.
Their warmth and humour made our day even better than expected. We can’t thank them enough for everything they did for us, would recommend time and time again Mrs & Mrs Griffin”

Bride & Groom at Moxhull Hall

“Martin & Louise were just amazing, thank you so much for the laughs the support but most of all for the amazing photographs. We will treasure them forever”

Bride & Groom about to kiss outside church

“Well, what can we say except, thank you...thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the AMAZING photos, we had the best day ever and you were a huge part of it...so, thank you.

Love xxx”

bride and groom kissing under lights

“What an awesome couple! Martin and Louise made us feel so relaxed and at ease on our day! They made the whole process so easy and were great to have a laugh with on the day! We absolutely adore our photos and wish we were doing it all again so we can have more perfect in every way.”

Bride & Groom laughing at Hogarths Hotel Solihull

“Martin & Louise were everything we wanted our wedding photographers to be and more! Would recommend them to anyone! They were fantastic, felt like they were guests rather than photographers and our photos are fantastic even though we only had one hour without rain! They helped us to feel relaxed especially after the groom literally came out of hospital on our wedding day after having his appendix removed! They were fantastic with our two children and the guests loved them”

Bride & Groom sitting on the side of a VW camper van

““Both Martin & Louise are not only skilled photographers with an artistic eye to create some beautiful images but have that rare gift of getting alongside nervous couples & putting them at their ease. With everything passing by in a blur their photographic record of our Wedding is very precious to us””

bride and groom hugging in wooded area

““We really couldn't fault Martin and Louise for a single thing. They absolutely captured every smile and every tear of our wedding day. Most of all, they put everybody (including myself and my husband at ease). We have the most wonderful record of our wedding day and cant thank them enough xx””