John Adams Photography

" As a specialist documentary wedding and portrait photographer with over thirty years experience, I provide natural and relaxed photography all over the UK.
For weddings whatever the weather and at any time of year, I will document your entire day as a beautiful reportage style archive that you will treasure forever. I will tell the story of your wedding in a way that shows the roller coaster of emotions that will occur during the whole day. Based in Milton Keynes with most weddings in Bedford, Northampton and Cambridge but willing to travel anywhere. Highest rated photographer in Bucks, Beds and Northants area with over thirty 5 Star Google Reviews.

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"My attitude and relaxed style is ideal for those who may not be comfortable in front of the camera at all or for several hours at a time. I will engage directly with you and obtain the best possible photographs by making you smile and laugh naturally and most importantly building your confidence throughout the entire day.
I will create wedding images that are unique to you, based on your personalities and those around you, you can then enjoy those images for years to come. I will capture your day as a photo journal from start to finish. Your photos will be individually processed and enhanced ensuring that the end product will exceed your expectations. "

Packages and Bespoke Pricing



Sapphire Package £995

Group photographs
Reception arrival
Cake Cutting
Unlimited photos on a USB stick
Circa five hours
20 page album with 50 of your favourite photos.



Emerald Package £1195

Pre-Wedding or Engagement photo shoot
Bride & Groom preparation
Group photographs
Reception arrival
Cake cutting
Shooting until first dance
Unlimited  photos on on a USB memory stick, yours free to distribute as you wish
Circa 6 hours
30 page album with 60 of your favourite images.



Diamond Package £1495

Pre-Wedding  or Engagement photo shoot
Two photographers
Bride & Groom preparation
Group photographs
Reception arrival
Cake cutting
Shooting until first dance
Unlimited photos on a USB memory stick, yours free to distribute as you wish
Circa eight hours
60 page album with around 120 of your favourite images.
Slideshow presentation to music of your choosing.
2 mini Parent albums



Platinum Package £1995

Pre-Wedding  or Engagement photo shoot
Two photographers
Bride & Groom preparation
Group photographs
Reception arrival
Cake cutting
Shooting until first dance
Unlimited photos on a USB memory stick, yours free to distribute as you wish
Circa 8 hours
60 page Luxury album with around 120 of your favourite images.
Slideshow presentation to music of your choosing.
2 A4 Parent albums

Testimonials and Reviews

Kirsty & Liam Dempsey

“John was our wedding photographer just yesterday, and what an amazing job he did! Such a nice guy, made us feel comfortable in front of the camera, and helped keep us at ease before the ceremony! The pictures we have seen so far are just beautiful and we cannot wait to see the rest. He is the perfect man for an important day.”

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Nattie & Paul Norris

“Can’t thank John enough for all he did on our wedding day in respect of the photos and his calming presence on the day. From the time we first met and had our ‘pre wedding shoot’ we felt so comfortable with John and his laid back nature which was a very important factor for us as my fiancé HATES having his photo taken normally! However, John managed to make him feel at ease and capture us at our most natural which from the photos we have seen already radiates from them. 100% recommended to anyone getting married! Thank you again John, Mr and Mrs Norris xx”



Olivia & Matt King

“Would highly recommend John Adams he put us and our guests at ease, lovely guy. Amazing photos with such a quick turnaround. Photo album was a lovely touch with great quality photos.”



Laura & Mark

“Lovely photographer captured our day perfectly with both candid and more formal shots providing us an amazing record of our day! He made us feel like it was a joy for him and not a just a job like some photographers! Thank you John!”



Katherine & Shaun Callow

“Thank you for the amazing photos you have sent through so far! Would highly recommend John as a photographer, but also an all round really nice person who is professional and polite!”



Stuart & Kathy Blackburne

“We called John after a search on the internet for a wedding photographer in Milton Keynes. I’m not going to lie I thought I’d have to call a few before I would be happy and choose from a few but after a chat with John I was really happy with what he had planned. I didn’t even call another photographer and he agreed to meet me the same weekend to get to know us and what we like. He was very professional and went above and beyond to help on the day and get exactly what we wanted. I couldn’t recommend John any higher as he was perfect for me and my wife. He got all the photos to us promptly and the wedding album is exactly what we wanted. Thanks John and Aiden for making our day perfect. You’re great at what you do.”



John & Emmy Fillon-Payoux

“John really added value to our wedding, his eye for detail caught some amazing shots. All of our geusts commented on how cheerful and professional he was. His easy nature getting the best out of people from all ages and making the best wedding photos we could have asked for. For just a little extra he created an album that was second to none where the pages were the photos. Neither I or my wife can recommend John highly enough nor thank him enough for adding to and recording our perfect day.”



Karen & Terry

“We cannot recommend John enough. We were so happy with our wedding photos. He is very professional and his creative ideas are just outstanding. Also his manner is extremely friendly and calming. The wedding album he put together is amazing. Our guest were so impressed with him. I’m so glad we found John, he is a perfect wedding photographer, nothing was too much trouble. Thank you so much John.”

Nicole & Phil Phillips

“Thank you so much John, you made us feel comfortable for the memorable pre-shoot, we have an amazing canvas that everyone loves and comments on. You then saw the job through in a totally professional way on our wedding day, it was dreary and rained all day but you made us feel happy and very comfortable again and took some beautiful pictures inside and outside the church. You then covered the evening reception perfectly and everyone loves the photos. Very thankful and pleased, would recommend you 100%!”



Awon & Steve Turner

“Very professional and excellent quality. Very fast production of our wedding album at a very reasonable price. John is a true gentleman who was charming and keen to produce the best possible finish for our special day. Thank you John”



Gemma & Jimmy Jones

“John photographed our wedding in June, I can not describe how happy we were with the level if professionalism John showed throughout the whole process. Right from the word go John was sharing his creative ideas and taking on board the requests we had in regards to specific photos. We would and have recommended John’s services. Not only is he professional but extremely efficient. We had our digital photos 7 days after getting married and our album 2 weeks later!! Thank you so much John!! Gemma and Jim Jones 04/06”



Laura & Gavin Rooney

“What an amazing wedding day we had with John. Such lovely photographs and really nice spending time with him. Lots of great comments from our guests about his service. Thanks so much for everything x”



Kevin & Claire Guy

“When selecting a photographer for our wedding, we viewed lots of sites but with John’s site we found that we loved his natural style and quite a few unusual photos. John is excellent in his vocation, he managed the day and the entire wedding party, capturing all the fun and happiness of our special day. Thank you very much John.”



Dee & Dean Davis

“My husband & I would like to say thank you for capturing our day and for an artistic & professional service. Highly recommended!”



Sandra & Dave Openshaw

“John on behalf of my husband and I we would love to share our appreciation of the way you captured perfectly our day. We felt at ease with you, we enjoyed your company, you were a joy to smile for and most importantly you made us genuinely laugh out loud. The amazing beautiful photographs made us cry when we saw them and the spirit of our day could not have come through so strongly. Everyone who attended and those who could not make it have all said that it looked a fairy tale and that record is all down to a fantastic passionate photographer. I would not hesitate in recommending you to anyone. Thank you john you have given us memories to cherish.”



Yes you will own them outright.

No they are not watermarked in any way.

Normally held at the venue when possible, most importantly we get to know each other and discuss your exact requirements, must have shots, group photo lists etc. You will also get some professional photos for an intro to your album. Usually casually dressed or formal if you prefer, these tend to be fun photos, there are many examples if you scroll down on the homepage.

In the very unlikely event of the photos going missing, data card error, camera being stolen etc (this has never happened!), I have personal and public liability insurance of up to two million pounds. In the worst possible case we do the whole wedding again.

I use the latest Canon technology available with the best Canon lenses. Main camera is 5DS at 50 megapixels, second camera is 6D 20 megapixels, the best camera for low light situations. Lenses are all Canon, 85mm 1.2, the best portrait lens there is, 24 – 70 mm 2.8 MkII known as the first zoom to be as sharp as primes. The 70-200 2.8 zoom, very sharp and ideal for candid unobtrusive photography.

I ask for a £100 deposit to book the wedding day with the remainder payable two weeks before the wedding or earlier if you wish, bank transfer is the preferred method of payment or cash if you prefer.

I have been a photographer for over 30 years now and shoot in the region of thirty weddings a year. I attend regular workshops by some of the UK’s best known Photographers to keep up with technology and contemporary ideas in all areas.

I will travel to most parts of the UK mainland but only for the all inclusive package price. I have been to Yorkshire, Kent, Essex, Warwickshire, Avon & West Country, Wales and Scotland would be no problem.

Yes I do have public liability insurance with cover up to £2,000,000.

Please get In touch by emailing me at;
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07875 266635.

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