Unobtrusive Liverpool wedding photographer

All elements of your wedding day will be photographed naturally.  With fun, love, laughter and everything in between captured with minimal posing!

Your wedding day coverage starts from bridal preps right through to your first dance PLUS drunken antics!  More importantly, Matthew also won’t take you away from your guests for hours, he needs just enough time to get those perfect wedding photographs of you both & and a handful of family group photos.

He is one of the only Liverpool Wedding Photographers with his own Studio in Southport, Birkdale.  You’re more than welcome to visit and view his wedding albums anytime.

Complete the below for wedding photography pricing & to tell him all about your wedding.

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Award winning Liverpool Wedding Photographer

Just a few of Matthews recent accolades:

2022 & 2023 UK Wedding Photojournalism Photographer of the year finalist.

2019 – 2021 UK Ranked TOP 50 & 100 Wedding Photographers!

3 Times UK Wedding of the year WINNER.

Over the years Matthew has racked up features in over 100 wedding magazines and over 20 awards from competitions across the globe.  Featuring wedding photographers that submit their best work, hoping to earn recognition among their peers and the esteemed panel of judges. Matthew’s work has not only captivated the judges but also earned top honours, showcasing his exceptional skill in capturing the essence of his subjects.

Matthew Rycraft was honoured with two prestigious awards at the renowned London Print Competition in 2024, hosted by the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers (SWPP). This remarkable achievement highlights the extraordinary talent and creative vision of Matthew placing him at the forefront of the wedding photography industry both locally and nationally.

These awards not only reinforce Matthew’s status as a leading photographer in Liverpool but also underscore his commitment to excellence in the art of wedding photography.


Matthew RYcrfat Award winning photographer SWPP 2024

Photography slots are limited to 10-15 Per annum

Shooting only 10-15 weddings a year, spaces are very limited.

Keeping spaces limited allows Matt to focus on each and every wedding with undivided attention, read his client reviews.

Customer service and your wedding experience are incredibly important, this makes sure Matt can give you the time and effort you deserve.

And also allows Matt to deliver images exceptionally quicker than any Liverpool wedding photographers, with usual image delivery 2 weeks after your wedding.

Liverpool Wedding Photographer Matthew Rycraft SWPP Award Winning Wedding Photograph

Your Perfect Wedding Experience

Matthew wants to make sure you have the best day possible whilst creating stunning Liverpool wedding photographs.

Keeping things chilled and having fun helps, blending in with your wedding guests sets Matthew apart from other Liverpool wedding photographers.

Step 1. Pre-planning Wedding Consultations

He’s the only Liverpool wedding photographer with his own studio.  So, before your big day, you’ll be invited to have a full pre-wedding consultation at my Southport Studio, this is where we’ll get to know each other and you can tell me all about yourselves and this amazing day.

You can see my wedding albums and make sure we have everything covered with a timeline, including any groups family shots you may want. Plus any specific wedding photos you would like me to capture.

Step 2. Your Studio Reveal Session

Then after your wedding you’ll be invited back to the studio to view your wedding photographs in private, with a unique slideshow.  Feel free to bring friends and family along too!  But don’t worry if you can’t make it, everything is uploaded to a gallery.


Liverpool Wedding Photographer

Liverpool Wedding Photographer

Unbeatable Wedding Photographer

With 15 Years Experience as a wedding photographer in the North West.  You’re in safe hands with someone who the skills and reputation to tell your unique wedding story perfectly.

Over 1000 weddings under his belt, you can rest assured he has the experience to handle anything your wedding day throws at him.

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Matthew Rycraft Liverpool Wedding Photographer

Wedding Photography with Attention to Detail

Matthew’s attention to detail & care is impeccable, clearly visible within his stunning wedding photographs.  Having limited spaces means he has 100% focus is on each wedding, making sure your wedding photographs are absolutely perfect.

Years of experience have taught Matt to capture the right moment at just the right time, so it’s now instinctive.  This is what makes his wedding images look so perfect, as well as his ability to draw out the natural love between his bride and grooms.

Honest Google Reviews for Matthews Wedding Photography

ADELE MCLELLAN Google 2023: “Matt is a professional through and through and his attention to detail is inspiring. As someone who doesn’t feel at ease having her photo taken, Matt led me through the day and made me forget there was even a camera in his hand. Matt was every where and no where all at once” 

GEORGIA COLFAR 2023 Google: “He captured our day exactly how we imagined it. So relaxed and natural. He made us feel at ease and so comfortable all day. The photos are just amazing and choosing the photos for the album ended up the hardest part of the wedding planning as we loved them all! .” 

JONNY FIRTH 2023 Google: “The service we received from Matt was exceptional. Matt was discreet around the church and the wedding venue and we received so many more photos than just the usual ‘staged’ photos that most wedding photographers offer. We have just received a copy of our wedding album less than 10 weeks after we got married”

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Check availability for your wedding day

If you’re getting married in the North West, and looking for the best Liverpool wedding photographer that covers the UK, Southport or Merseyside.  Matthew would love to hear from you.  You can contact him directly below:

Call: 01704 741111 or Email:

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Matthew Rycraft Award Winning Liverpool Wedding Photographer SWPP print Competition

Award Winning Liverpool Wedding Photographer

2022 SWPP Speaker
2023 & 2022 Wedding Photojournalism Photographer of the year
13 SWPP Prestigious Print Awards over a 3 year period to 2023
2020 SLR Lounge top 100 UK Wedding Photographers
2019-2021 Ranked top 50 UK Wedding Photographers Go Hen
2015-2018 WINNER of Wedding of the Year 3 years in a row
2017-2019 – 4 SWPP London Print 
Awards & Several commendations
Over 10 Liverpool Cheshire, Merseyside wedding magazine front covers & countless magian features.

He’s won numerous worldwide print & International Photography Awards across multiple wedding photographic societies including WPPI & SWPP.

Wedding Photographers in Liverpool

Longest serving North West wedding photographer

The highest reviewed and longest serving wedding photographer in Liverpool including the North West.

Matthew will happily travel for weddings across England, but spends most of his time at weddings in the North West due to his vast knowledge, experience and relationships with Liverpool wedding venues.

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