SaywellHQ Wedding Photographer


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As a Documentary Wedding Photographer, my work leads to a collection of photographs that really capture the feeling and emotions of your wedding day.

I'm Andy, a Nottingham wedding photographer who specialises in candid, natural, relaxed and unposed documentary wedding photography, believing in an un-invasive subtle approach to photography to capture the natural beauty of your day.

Weddings are not only an important day in a couple’s lives, but a beautiful prologue to their stories. It marks both the beginning and end of a phase of their lives, as they leave their separate lives behind and begin a new life together

Second to a photographer, I am a storyteller, and extremely passionate about photography, and believe the mark of this new chapter needs to be told in the best possible way. My goal is to capture natural, beautiful, fun and unposed wedding photos, giving you a comprehensive story of your wedding in whatever format it takes!

I believe a wedding should flow. It is a day to be enjoyed by everyone, meaning a lot to not only the bride and groom but all their loved ones too. It’s this that carries my passion for wedding photography; I follow the day as it happens, capturing all those special moments of not just the bride and groom, but friends reuniting, surprise family guests, and every joyous hug and tear shed.

It’s these moments that build your wedding day to leave you with special memories you will cherish.

Acting discreetly, I capture the preparations as the bride and bridesmaids prepare for their special day; the tears as your dress goes on, the laugher as you squeeze into the car, to arriving at the altar as the groom’s head turns and sees his bride for the first time.

I believe that these are the priceless moments of a wedding that should be captured and treasured forever; a father walking his daughter down the aisle, the moment you say ‘I do’, and the joyous celebration as you walk back down the alter hand in hand.

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Wedding photographer specialising in candid, natural, relaxed documentary wedding photography. I believe in shooting the wedding from the inside out, to shoot as a friend and a guest; this helps me capture the story of your special day, show you the fun, emotion and great times you, your family and friends had I am a storyteller and my candid style allows me to capture so many amazing moments throughout your truly unique wedding day. We can’t recommend Andy highly enough, he was professional yet relaxed enough to put as at ease, always there yet never imposing and provided great service from start to finish. If you are looking for a photographer stop your search now and get in contact My wedding coverage has no maximum hours, I'm there to cover your day. I believe that these are the priceless moments of a wedding that should be captured and treasured forever; a father walking his daughter down the aisle, the moment you say ‘I do’, and the joyous celebration as you walk back down the alter hand in hand. Pricing Category : LuxuryMinimum Price : 600Wedding Contact : Andy SaywellNumber of People In Team : 1Nearest Town : NottinghamBridal Prep Shots View More
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If you are looking to get married in a Church, always check with the Vicar or Priest about their restrictions on photography. Some allow full access others do not allow photos at all!

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Sian and Dunc
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11 Jan 2020
I'd highly recommend Andy- professional, helpful, and such a friendly guy!
Andy was our photographer at our wedding party and we were so impressed from the start of planning to the end result. He really is super talented! Andy blended into the party perfectly, you didn't know he was there. How he managed to capture so much of the night from one side of the room to the other, I will never know! The photos tell the story of the night... you really can remember everything when you flick through them! For any brides wanting every special moment captured (as well as the funny ones) I'd highly recommend Andy- professional, helpful, and such a friendly guy!
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Emma and David
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06 Dec 2019
I cannot recommend him enough! Thank you Andy x
Andy was a natural photographer we came across after searching on google. We loved how his images told the story of the day and knew instantly that’s what we were after. From start to finish he’s been great and we are delighted with our images from our December wedding. He really managed to capture the day without being in peoples faces and I can not recommend him enough! Thank you Andy x
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Liz and Loz
Wedding Date
16 Nov 2019
I would definitely recommend Andy to anyone looking for an innovative documentary-style wedding photographer
Andy was great, from the first meeting to confirming details for the big day, his experience was obvious. He knew how things run and which questions to ask us! On the day he was always there to help out. But also melted into the background and we've had so many compliments on the photos. I would definitely recommend Andy to anyone looking for an innovative documentary-style wedding photographer. Thank you for capturing our special day with a smooth finesse!
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Chris and Regina
Wedding Date
10 Oct 2019
We simply cannot thank him enough.
When I first met Andy at the wedding fair, I was quite sure that he would be our photographer for our wedding. Thanks to his suggestion, our ceremony became a successful and memorable one. It’s also him who made our reception much enjoyable. We simply cannot thank him enough.
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Gemma and Scott
Wedding Date
14 Sep 2019
We would absolutely recommended him!
Andy was brilliant from start to finish. When we made our initial enquiries he spoke with us over the phone to discuss what we wanted and instantly put us at ease. He then made regular contact with us right up to the wedding itself offering helpful advice. Andy blended in well and all of our family thought he was brilliant. On the day he was polite and helpful. We are so happy with our photos and have some lovely ones that we will treasure. Overall, we feel we made the perfect choice choosing Andy to photograph our wedding. We would absolutely recommended him! Thank you again.
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Glen and Casey
Wedding Date
31 Aug 2019
We would definitely, 100% recommend Andy!
Andy was fantastic from start to finish! His documentary style of photography was exactly what we wanted and the initial call to discuss our requirements absolutely put our minds at ease. We had spoken to a few photographers at wedding shows who wanted to do it their way, didn't take in to account what we actually wanted and put restrictions on what we could do with the photos afterwards - Andy was extremely open, honest and transparent throughout! We met prior to the day to run through the schedule and agree timings, Andy made the effort to meet at a pub local to us which was great. We knew that he was going to be the perfect fit for our day and discussed the albums that he offers, which are absolutely amazing and we can't wait to get ours! On the day, Andy put my wife and bridesmaids at ease in the morning and that set the tone for the day. In the nicest way possible, you don't realise that Andy is there, which leads to lots of amazing, natural photographs that really capture the day accurately. We are so pleased with the photos, and our friends and family have all commented on how fantastic they are! We would definitely, 100% recommend Andy to anyone looking for a relaxed, documentary style photographer.
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Kat and Phil
Wedding Date
28 Aug 2019
He captured the day beautifully!
Andy was amazing in the run up to our wedding day and on the day itself. He captured the day beautifully and everyone absolutely loved him. Would highly recommend SaywellHQ as your wedding photographer. Thank you Andy for the great pictures.
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Mhairi & Carl
Wedding Date
24 Aug 2019
I cannot recommend Saywell HQ highly enough!
I cannot recommend Saywell HQ highly enough, Andy was just brilliant, he captured each and every moment with the most stunning photographs. He exceeded all expectations. From first point of contact Andy is incredibly friendly & so easy to get along with, he put us straight at ease, talked us through the entire wedding day beginning to end, answered any and every question we had, helping us with any worries we had. On the day Andy was fantastic, he just fit in so well with everyone it was like he was part of the family. I would urge anyone who is looking for a wedding photographer to have a look through Andy's work. We knew from the beginning of our wedding planning we didn't want to have any of the awkward posing for photo's & 'say cheese' that we've experienced at previous weddings, we personally couldn't think of anything worse, and Andy's style dealt with that perfectly, by not having the forced posed kind of photos & Andy's eye for that 'perfect' shot, we have got some absolutely beautiful photos that we will treasure for the rest of our lives. The few posed formals we had were also absolutely brilliant, the pre-planning of these meant they were organised, exactly what we wanted with who we wanted & took the least amount of time from the day as possible. My personal favourite part of the day was the informal mini photo shoot of me & my husband later in the day, it was honestly so much fun I haven't laughed so much in a long time, and the photos that have come from it are simply stunning. I am so incredibly happy with each and every photo, the entire experience & before and after care I would urge anyone looking for a photographer to get in contact with Saywell HQ. I can guarantee you Andy will provide you with the most perfect wedding photos, nothing but completely professional, friendly & patient, Thank you so very much Andy :) Couldn't pick just one photo, could sit here for hours choosing favourites!
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Sam and Steve
Wedding Date
10 Aug 2019
Andy is simply ' the dog's kahunas'
Andy was great before the wedding keeping us informed and giving advice and ideas. On the wedding day, he went above just being a fabulous photographer to keeping everyone calm, organising and capturing our wedding just the way we wanted. Andy is simply ' the dog's kahunas'
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Laura and David
Wedding Date
13 Jul 2019
We feel very fortunate to have found Andy
We feel very fortunate to have found Andy to photograph our wedding. Andy integrated really well into the setting and his subtle, personable presence made us feel at ease and contributed to the enjoyment of the experience. Andy’s collection of shots effectively captured the story of our day and includes many images that we will treasure forever!
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Meteor Close, Newton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG13 8ZL

SaywellHQ Wedding Photographer

  • Meteor Close
  • Newton
  • Nottingham
  • Nottinghamshire
  • NG13 8ZL
  • United Kingdom

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Andy Saywell

Hello! I’m Andy, a wedding photographer based in a little village called Newton in Nottingham. I pride myself on not being a ‘traditional wedding photographer’, you won’t catch me climbing up a ladder bossing your guests around, I won’t make everybody stand in a ‘love heart’ shape group photo, I won’t make you do a piggyback. I work in such an unobtrusive way that you’ll hardly know that I’m there. I’m not a fan of traditional, awkward or stiffly-posed wedding photography if that’s your bag – that’s cool, but I’m not the photographer for you. But, if you want a set of images from your wedding day which captures the emotion, the feelings and the true story of your wedding day – I’m the guy for you! I’m not one for writing about my personal life I think my Instagram page can give you a great insight about me as a person and what I’m up to – mainly telling the cats to get off the sofa or me running through the countryside. If you have liked what you have seen on my website, and after having looked at my Instagram page you think ‘he’s ok, doesn’t seem a dick’ then please get in touch to arrange a chat about your wedding plans and how I might fit for you as a wedding photographer. Hopefully, I get to speak to you soon, but if not, I wish you all the best for your wedding! -Andy-