A Natural & Relaxed Style

Hello, I’m Matt, a full time professional Multi-Award Winning Liverpool Wedding Photographer of 14 years.

If you’re looking for a wedding photographer that captures genuine & natural moments.  Where 90% of your day they’ll blend into the background, directing just the moments needing a little helping hand.  Creating classy and creative images of your amazing wedding day.  You’ve hit the right wedding photographer.

Whilst you make sure your wedding is perfect, I’ll make sure the wedding photography is too.  My attention to details is impeccable, as you’ll notice by my wedding photographs.  I cover the UK, specialising in the North West of England and of course Liverpool.


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2020 Ranked TOP 100

I was ranked TOP 100 wedding photographers in the UK in 2020. I deliver exceptional personalised customer service with incredible wedding photography.  I cover the UK, but specialise in wedding venues across the North West.


North West Wedding Photographer

Liverpool Wedding Photographer

Relaxed Liverpool wedding photography from a photographer who can blend into the background. I capture those little stories you miss as you’re enjoying your day & entertaining your guests.  When it counts, I seize the opportunity & make time for that perfect image of your family & friends.  I’m your perfect wedding photographer.


Wedding Photography in the North West

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Visit my Photography Studio

I’m proud to be the region’s only wedding photographer with his own studio.  This offers a lot of piece of mind when booking such an important part of your wedding day. I’ll handhold you right through your wedding journey, helping plan your day’s timings.  I have an impeccable relationship with all local wedding venues, which helps make sure your day goes seamlessly to plan.  


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.

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Award Winning

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, and by leading photography paper distributer Permajet in 2019 as their UK ambassador.  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. 


Experienced Wedding Photographer 

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, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside & Southport.