Tanya Weekes » Natural light photography



It’s not often that I meet with the bride and groom before their wedding. In the case of Noor and Mustafa’s


On Saturday 5th January, I photographed my first wedding of the year in my hometown of Manchester. Almost 8 months


It was almost 18months ago that Christopher initially enquired over e-mail. Usually, I hear from the bride first but I


I first met Aa’isha and Mohammed when I photographed their nikkah (Muslim wedding ceremony) in May earlier this

Central Mosque Rochdale Wedding: Aaisha + Mohammed

Lovely Aaisha, the bride-to-be contacted me though my website, following a recommendation from her friend, whose

Oddfellows On The Park Wedding: Kalsoom + Umar

I came to photograph Kalsoom and Umar’s wedding as a result of photographing for both the bride and grooms

British Muslim Heritage Centre Wedding: Amina + Atif

Saira, the bride’s sister contacted me by e-mail about five months before the wedding. I had photographed for

FAQ: Advice for Aspiring Wedding Photographers

I have blogged previously about my top 5 tips for aspiring photographers, but I still get asked this same question

Mirage Wedding: Razia + Kalique

Razia contacted me through my website enquiring about my wedding photography services after a referral from her friend,

Ashfield House Wedding: Misha + Tobi

Misha and Tobi were a last minute Autumn booking. We met for the first time at their pre-wedding, engagement photoshoot

Nawaab Manchester Wedding: Afsheen + Anneil

I have photographed for Afsheen’s family few times previously over the years and they have always been some warm

Stockport Town Hall Wedding: Camille + Ben

I first got to know Ben and Camille whilst on holiday on the island of Nevis in the West Indies. We were all there as

Manchester Town Hall Wedding: Sarah + Tommy

I loveLoveLOVE Manchester Town Hall, there are so many stunning original features. It was the perfect setting for Sarah

Chiswick Town Hall Wedding: Derin + Adam

Derin was referred to me by a mutual friend almost a year and a half before her wedding although it was’t until

Victoria Park Wedding: Stéphanie + Chris

The bride-to-be, Stéphanie, a graphic designer with a beautiful spirit was amazing to work with right from the

Family Wedding Portraits

My preferred photography style is natural and relaxed. Not so much documentary but more lifestyle, as I like to give a

La Ferme Municipale Wedding: Inès + Yassine

I met lovely Inès randomly by chance in New York. I was in New York for a June engagement session and making the most

St. Barnabas Church Wedding: Safrana + Marco

After photographing Safrana and Marco’s New York Engagement Session, I was beyond excited to see what ideas they

Rise Hall Wedding: Becca & George

Becca & George were married in the magnificent Rise Hall situated in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England in 27

Bush Hall Wedding: Naomi & Malowa

The bride and groom were recommended to me by amazing florists, Everything Rosy Ltd. who I have worked with previously

St. John’s Park Wedding: Meisha + Damon

Meisha was referred to me by a mutual friend after seeing my posts on Instagram. She was to be married to her love,


I have known Tina for a long time, in fact, I can’t remember not knowing Tina, I can’t really remember when

Manchester Town Hall Wedding: Victoria + Martin

It was Victoria’s sister, Kelechi that referred Victoria to me. Kelechi and I used to go to the same high school

Hendon Hall Wedding: Emily + Danate

I am usually approached to photograph wedding by women, but on this occasion it was actually the groom’s uncle,

Marriott Hotel Wedding: Abida + Ali

Venue: Marriott Hotel Location: Hale, England Photography: Tanya Weekes

Raoshi Banqueting Hall Wedding: Weronika + Alaa

I first met Weronika at the Muslim Youth Foundation also known at The MYF which is a mosque located in

Apollonia London Wedding: Natasha + Dean

I met Natasha at her cousin, Reon’s wedding which I had the pleasure of photographing a few months earlier.

British Muslim Heritage Centre Wedding: Amira + Mohamed

Following on from Amira & Mohamed’s cute engagement shoot in Manchester, England, they had a wedding party at

Midland Hotel Wedding: Sumeera + Ashish

A few highlights from Sumeera and Ashish’s beautiful wedding engagement at The Midland Hotel in

Church and Marquee Wedding: Marie + Alan

Highlights from Marie and Alan’s church and marquee wedding. For more church weddings, check out these posts:

Prestbury Church Wedding: Claire + Greg

A few highlight shots from Claire and Greg’s beautiful wedding in a quintessentially

Mercure Hotel Wedding: Jenny + Luke

Jenny and Luke were such a cool couple…they were so chilled on their wedding day. The theme was “Rat