Rutland Wedding Photographer

BGS Weddings


Welcome to BGS Weddings – My name is Barney, and I am a Rutland wedding photographer based in Oakham, just down the road from Rutland Water. I also offer lincolnshire photography services as well as Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Northants and beyond!¬†Hopefully you are looking for a wedding photographer to capture the moments from your amazing day. I take a natural, relaxed, approach to photographing a wedding, I always say to my couples that they should ‘do their thing’ and I’ll get some cool shots. I like natural, real, sometimes raw, images. I may ask you to stand in a particular place, because the light is amazing, but I don’t go in for many poses – like I said, natural wedding photography is best!


A theme you may notice throughout my work is my attention to details – you’ve spent a long time planning the invites, centre pieces, choosing the rings, making the favours; my creative vision will make sure you have everlasting memories of all of these details. Whether you’re looking for a wedding photographer in Rutland, or beyond, definitely get in touch.

We’ve just had our wedding photos back from Barney and they are beautiful. He’s done a fantastic job of capturing the day. Worked under pressure with a tight schedule due to the groom having a puncture (long story!) but stayed totally chilled out.
Very good at putting everyone at ease, great with the children or difficult adults alike! And such a good eye for detail. Highly recommend. So much so, we’ve got another shoot booked for the children! Anybody looking for Lincolnshire photography should book him now!
Very happy with everything. Thank you Barney.

Nicola Brown

Bride, Rutland

Capturing Moments

You’ll never hear me say the ‘s’ word. No, not that one, I say that one all the time. I’m talking about “smile”, no-one can look good when you tell them to smile. I pride myself on being able to capture natural, candid, moments as they happen.

Recent Weddings

Chinn // Spalding Wedding Photographer

Another beautiful wedding from 2017 – this time Kim and James were looking for a Spalding Wedding Photographer for their big day. It was clear from the first meeting that these guys were really relaxed, which is always reflected in the end result.

Kat and Dan // Rutland Engagement Photography

Hopefully you’ve read the blog from last Sunday’s wedding fayre at Normanton Park Hotel, if not, why not?!?! Well, I decided to run a little competition to give one lucky couple a free mini engagement shoot on the day. Kat and Dan were the winners, they were a great laugh to take pictures with, and the weather provided a pretty cool backdrop – although we got wet. Very wet.

Rutland Weddings // Normanton Park Hotel

This past Sunday I spent the day exhibiting at the Nicole Hope Smith Wedding Fayre at Normanton Park hotel, a great celebration of Rutland Weddings. I have only done two wedding fayres, this one, and the last one put on by Nicole Hope Smith. There’s a couple of reasons for this; one, the venue is amazing, right on the shore of Rutland Water means I have a great view all day, and two, it’s a small, intimate wedding fayre which showcase some of the best businesses which all help when planning Rutland weddings.

Young // Child Friendly Wedding

I’ve absolutely loved sorting the images for this blog. It was a special wedding for me, which I’ll come on to, but it was also a beautiful, child friendly, wedding.

Cheroy // Barnsdale Lodge Wedding

Pretty much this time last year I first met Cheryl and Roy. I went to their house in Carlby to discuss options for their day. At the time I had a very limited portfolio of weddings, so, and they know this, I was very nervous. I genuinely needn't have been. From the...



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