Colchester Photographer

As a passionate event photographer based in Essex, I feel privileged to capture the cherished moments and vibrant energy of events in and around Colchester. With over 15 years of experience in the industry, I have honed my skills to provide exceptional photography services tailored to each unique occasion. Whether you’re planning a wedding, corporate event, or private celebration, I am dedicated to immortalising the essence and emotion of your special day.

Capturing Colchester's Moments: Event Photography Services

Colchester, the oldest recorded town in Britain, provides a stunning backdrop for any event. From the historic charm of Colchester Castle to the picturesque grounds of Castle Park, this vibrant town offers an array of breath-taking venues. The elegant Colchester Town Hall, the sophisticated Wivenhoe House, and the majestic Layer Marney Tower are just a few of the remarkable locations that make Colchester a photographer’s paradise.


My Photographic Approach: Authentic and Unobtrusive

I believe in capturing the true essence of your event through a reportage style of photography. By focusing on candid, un-staged moments, I strive to create a genuine and authentic representation of your special occasion. My unobtrusive approach allows me to blend into the background, ensuring that you and your guests feel at ease while I document the laughter, tears, and everything in between.


Comprehensive Event Photography Services

I offer a wide range of event photography in Colchester and the surrounding areas. From intimate gatherings to grand celebrations, I have the expertise to capture the magic of:

  • Weddings and Engagements

  • Birthday Parties and Anniversaries

  • Corporate Events and Conferences

  • Product Launches and Trade Fairs

  • Cultural Festivals and Performances

  • Charity Galas and Fundraisers

  • And many more!

No matter the scale or nature of your event, I approach each one with the same level of dedication, professionalism, and creativity.

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Local Expertise and Industry Connections

As a local photographer, I have an in-depth understanding of Colchester’s event scene. My knowledge of the area’s premier venues, such as the Essex Golf & Country Club and the Colchester Arts Centre, allows me to suggest the perfect backdrop for your photographs. Additionally, my established connections with reputable event industry professionals, including venue coordinators, caterers, and entertainment providers, ensure a seamless and stress-free experience for you.


Tailored Packages and Competitive Pricing

I offer a range of photography packages designed to suit your specific requirements and budget. With a base rate of £150 for a 2-hour session and additional hours at £50 per hour, I provide flexible and affordable options for events of all sizes. For charitable organisations, I am pleased to offer a 25% discount as a way of giving back to the community. My services include a private or public online photo gallery, a printing and delivery service, and a commitment to delivering your edited images within two weeks of your event.


Booking Your Colchester Photographer

To secure my photography services for your upcoming event in Colchester or the surrounding areas, simply fill out the booking form provided on this page. I kindly request essential details such as the event date, location, type, and approximate number of guests to ensure I can meet your specific needs. For last-minute bookings or any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

I am based in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, and offer complimentary travel within the Southend-on-Sea borough. For events further afield, a modest travel fee of £1 per mile applies. With sufficient notice, I am also available for overseas events.

As your event photographer, my ultimate goal is to create a visual narrative that encapsulates the essence of your special day. Through my lens, I aim to preserve the laughter, the tears, and the unforgettable moments that make your event truly unique. With my blend of passion, skill, and dedication, I promise to deliver exceptional photographs that will allow you to relive the magic of your Colchester event for years to come.

Let’s collaborate to create a lasting legacy of your cherished memories. Book your Colchester event photography experience with Jonathan Owen Photography today!

Photography Services

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Who I've worked with

Just a few of the event brands and venues I have worked with, want to work with me? Get in touch!


Colchester Photography Enquiries

Got a question, or want to find out more about my event photography in Colchester, Essex? Drop me a message, please try and include as much information about your event as you can.

Booking a Photographer in Colchester

If you’re looking to hire me as your photographer in Colchester for an event, please provide as much info as possible (event date, location venue/address, estimated number of attendees, and hours of photography coverage needed).

To confirm your booking, a standard £75 deposit is required. This can be arranged once I’ve received your event information.

    southend photography

    I’ve worked at a wide range of venues in the Southend-on-Sea area, from the nightclubs in the heart of Southend to the beautiful wedding venues a little further out such as The Lawn in Rochford or The Roslin Hotel in Thorpe Bay.

    colchester photographer

    Based in Essex, Chelmsford is another area I’ve worked in regularly, both covering events and for portraits and photo shoots. One of the most recentevent venues I worked at was Acanteen, an independent venue in the heart of Chelmsford.