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Wedding Photography in the North West

I’m Matt, a full time professional Multi-Award Winning Liverpool wedding photographer of 14 years.  I’m a relaxed creative wedding photographer, who captures genuine & natural moments.  With a flair & quality you’d expect to see in OK Magazine.

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Liverpool Wedding Photographer

Matthew Rycraft Liverpool Wedding Photographer

 My attention to detail & care is impeccable, clearly visible within my stunning wedding photographs. I’ve shot over 500 weddings so you can rest assured. I have the experience to handle anything your wedding day throws at me.  Years of experience have taught me to capture the moment at just the right time, so it’s now instinctive. 

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Whilst you making sure your wedding is perfect, I’ll make sure my wedding photography is too.  I cover the UK, specialising in the North West, Merseyside & of course Liverpool.  I was ranked TOP 100 wedding photographers in the UK in 2020.



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 I capture those little stories you miss as you’re enjoying your day.  When it counts, I seize the opportunity & make time for that perfect image of your family & friends.

90% of your wedding I blend into the background only taking control when needed to create that perfect image, during your family shoots & private photo sessions.  This is where I create my award winning signature images.


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Why Matthew Rycraft Photography?

Over 30 years of my passion with photography will shine through to your wedding photographs. With a relaxed but professional style, I’ll guide you through your wedding day. You don’t have to worry about me taking control of your day.

I sit on the background most of the time and just direct on the moments needing a little helping hand. Once your wedding photos are carefully edited.  You’ll be invited to my studio in Southport, for your private viewing where you’ll see your wedding photographs for the first time.

Having my own studio, Rycraft Studios, in the victorian village of Birkdale, Southport, sets me apart from all the North West’s wedding photographers.  This is where I shoot my newborn & family sessions. I’m not just your wedding photographer, I’m your photographer for life.


Award Winning Photographer

2020 SLR Lounge top 100 UK Wedding Photographers
2019 Ranked top 50 UK Wedding Photographers
2015-2018 WINNER of Wedding of the Year 3 years in a row
2017-2019 – 4 SWPP London Print 
Awards & Several commendations
Over 10 Cheshire & Merseyside wedding magazine front covers


I’ve won numerous Print & International Photography Awards across multiple photographic societies including WPPI & SWPP. In 2016 I was chosen by International Lighting Manufacturers Phottix, to be their UK Ambassador, & by leading photography paper distributer Permajet in 2019 as their UK ambassador.  

Over 14 Years Experience 

Being extremely skilled in both daylight and night-time environments, creating images during any season or weather conditions, you don’t need to worry about the weather or time of year.  I will make the most out of every situation.  I cover the UK, but specialise in wedding venues across the North West, Liverpool, Merseyside & Southport.

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