Posted by: kenlam | July 29, 2010

Stacey & Wayne – Wedding at Holy Trinity Church

Stacey is one of my earliest clients who booked me in 2009 for her wedding this year.  I cannot THANK YOU enough for the trust and confidence Stacey had put in me.  Back then, I was so busy in my work that I had neglected the “qualification” side of my profession.  Stacey has done a lot of research into looking for the “right” photographer and she feels that she would be more confident if I was a member of the MPA (Master Photographers Association).  However, despite not being a member at the time, Stacey entrusted me with a lot of faith to become the official photographer of her wedding.

Half a year later, I finally had the time to submit my prints to the MPA and was accepted as a member succesfully.  In October last year, at the MPA Awards night, I was extremely honoured to be awarded the Kodak Wedding Photographer of the Year.  At that moment, I thought of Stacey and Angela (Stacey’s mum) who said to me: “Ken, although you are not an MPA, you are a brilliant photographer in our eyes.  We want to see your work being recognised…we know you can do it, go and get them!”  Stacey, Angela and Wayne, thank you so so much for your support – it means a lot to me.

For Stacey’s wedding, I really like how she has incorporated traditional and modern elements to the wedding.  A traditional church ceremony at the Holy Trinity Church, and followed by the reception at the modern Azzuri Restaurant in Quayside.  I also love the black & white theme (bridesmaids dresses and flowers) – they work very well for the photographs!

Here are some of my favourites from the day.

Stacey - The Radiant Bride
Stacey – Looking beautiful and radiant as the bride of the day.

Here comes the bride
Here comes the bride…

With her bridesmaids
Having a laugh with the girls.

Warming up for the Big day!
Wayne and the ushers.

Wedding at Newcastle upon Tyne.  Posing at High-Level Bridge
Posing at the High-Level Bride, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Bride & father
I love this shot.  The bond between a father & daughter.

Touching moment
Tears… an emotional speech delivered by Stacey’s father.

Speech at the wedding
…and laughters.

Wedding at Azzuri, Newcastle upon Tyne
After a nervous morning, it is time for some calm.

First Dance
First Dance as husband & wife.



  1. The pictures are beautiful so far cant wait to see the rest! such nice memories of a really excellent day!
    Ken you made everyone feel very comfortable, and getting the photo’s very fun thankyou!
    (staceys bridesmaid) x

  2. Ken
    The photo’s are fab and you truely deserve your title of wedding photographer of the year.

    I just wanted to say a big thank you for being such a key part of our day. Not only are you a fantastic photographer but you are also a fantastic and charismatic person. Everyone thought you were brilliant and you kept them entertained.

    I can’t wait to see the reat of the pictures
    Stacey x

  3. Thank you ken the pictures are beautiful it brings back lovely memories of the wedding are the best photographer i dont think anyone would be able to match you. the first time stacey and I met you you made such an impact on us not only your great work but also your enthusiasm after looking around at alot of other photographers we new all along you were the one, it was one of the best decisions made as it was an excellent day and you helped to make it that way,you even got a mention in stacey and waynes quest book someone wrote the photographer was great, Iam looking forward to see the rest of the photos Thank you again angela mother of the bride x

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