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David Islip Photography

Essex & Suffolk Wedding Photographers


For wedding photography we understand that the venue is one of the most important aspects of your big day, so we’ve set out our portfolio by venues to help you. Not all the venues we have photographed weddings at around the UK are shown! For portraits click here

Ballathie House

Ballathie House

Perth Perthshire
Balathie House wedding testimonial
Balathie House wedding testimonial Thank you so very very much! We have the books and they are amazing!!!!! So many…
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Barn Brasserie

Barn Brasserie

Colchester Essex
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belstead brook wedding

Belstead Brook Hotel

Ipswich Suffolk
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Benton Hall

Witham Essex
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Blake Hall wedding venue Essex

Blake Hall

Ongar Essex
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Photograph of Boreham House

Boreham House

Chelmsford Essex
Sarah & John – Boreham House
Thank you for being amazing photographers on our wedding day. We have had so many compliments on our wedding photographs…
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Bradbourne House Kent wedding venue

Bradbourne House

West Malling Kent
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Braxted Park wedding venue

Braxted Park wedding venue

Witham Essex
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Burgh Island Devon

Burgh Island Devon wedding venue

Bigbury-on-Sea Devon
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Butley Priory

Woodbridge Suffolk
Sarah & Kristian – Butley Priory
As we were only having a small wedding, it was really important to us to have a relaxed feel and…
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essex wedding venue


Chelmsford Essex
Laura & Ed – Crabbs Barn
A thank you note to let you know how much we appreciate the brilliant service you have provided.  All of…
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Court Lodge Barn Stansted

Court Lodge Barn

Stansted Kent
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Crabbs Barn wedding venue

Crabbs Barn

Kelvedon Essex
Crabbs Barn – Deb & Nick
We would both like to say a big thank you for the photos, they are absolutely fantastic. We never knew…
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Creeksea Place

Burnham on Crouch Essex
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Crondon Park

Crondon Park

Chelmsford Essex
Lauren & Nick – Crondon Park
Just a quick note to say thank you so much for doing an amazing job with our wedding photos. Not…
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dalhousie castle wedding

Dalhousie Castle

Edinburgh Scotland
Marie & Matt – Dalhousie Castle, Edinburgh
Just a quick note to thank you so much for being our photographers for our wedding. You were both so…
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down hall wedding photos

Down Hall

Harlow Essex
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Fennes Braintree Essex wedding


Braintree Essex
Fennes – Lauren & Terry
We wanted to than you again for all your hard work. We are so happy with everything. The photos are…
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Five Lakes

Five Lakes

Maldon Essex
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Forrester Park

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Friern Manor

Basildon Essex
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Gaynes Park Barns

Epping Essex
Lauren – Gaynes Park
OMG received the book and cd's, wow you guys are fantastic, I love them all. Thank you so much.
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Gosfield Hall

Halstead Essex
Brett & Lauren- Gosfield Hall
Lauren and myself just wanted to drop you a quick e-mail to say thank you for everything that you did…
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Great Hallingbury Manor wedding photographer

Great Hallingbury Manor

Bishops Stortford Hertfordshire
Great Hallingbury Manor – Michelle & Chris
we would like to thank you for all your efforts and fantastic work you did for us on our special…
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Haughley Park Barn

Haughley Park Barn

Stowmarket Suffolk
Haughley Park Barn – Sharon & Greg
We have had many compliments from our guests about how lovely you both were and what a great team you…
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Hedingham Castle

Halstead Essex
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photograph of Hengrave Hall

Hengrave Hall

Bury St Edmunds Suffoilk
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Hintlesham Hall Hotel

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Hotel Felix

Cambridge Cambridgeshire
Hotel Felix – Ruth and Dan
Thank you for all your hard work on our wedding day! Daniel and I feel so fortunate to have found…
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Hunter Meet Hatfield Heath

Hunters Meet Hotel

Hatfield Heath Essex
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Hylands House

Hylands House wedding venue

Chelmsford Essex
Hylands House – Claire & Nick
We would like to thank you for the wonderful photos we have of our wedding at Hylands House. Many of…
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Ivy Hill Hotel

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Kings Oak Hotel

Epping Essex
Kings Oak Hotel – Nina & Steve
Thank you so much - they are beautiful!
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Layer Marney Tower, Essex

Layer Marney Tower

Colchester Essex
Layer Marney Tower – Alison & Steve
Thank you so much for our AMAZING wedding photographs. We were so pleased with them. Thank you for everything you…
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Le Talbooth

Dedham Essex
Kenton & Juliet – Le Talbooth
Just a very quick note to say thank you so very, very much. We have been searching for a way…
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Leez Priory wedding

Leez Priory

Chelmsford Essex
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Maidens Barn

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Maison Talbooth

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Marquee and Church Weddings

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Newland Hall

Chelmsford Essex
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Oakwood House

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Old Kent Barn

Dover Kent
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Osea Island

Osea Island

Maldon Essex
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Otley Hall

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Parklands Wedding Venue

Parklands Wedding Venue

Saffron Walden Essex
Parklands – Kerry & Richard
"Good evening Have just had the upmost pleasure of looking at our gorgeous wedding photo album. Wow!!! You captured the…
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Prested Hall wedding kelvedon Essex

Prested Hall

Kelvedon Essex
Prested Hall – Anna & Chris
Chris & I wanted to say thank you for helping create some truly spectacular memories. Our wedding photos are amazing…
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Priory Hall Hadleigh Suffolk

Priory Hall

Hadleigh Suffolk
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Reid Rooms wedding

Reid Rooms

Chelmsford Essex
Reid Rooms – Richard & Lucy
Dear David and Sandra, Thank you both so much for the fantastic service you provided. From start to finish was…
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Rose & Crown Hotel

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wedding photography at Royal Burnham Yacht Club, Burnhan on Crouch, Essex

Royal Burnham Yacht Club

Burnham on Crouch Essex
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Saunton Sands Hotel

Braunton Devon
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Sensatori Crete

Sensatori Crete, Destination wedding venue

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Shenley Cricket Club photographer

Shenley Cricket Club

Radlett Hertfordshire
Shenley Cricket Club – Sophie & Steven
Thank you for being our photographers on our special day! We really appreciate all that you did for us both…
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Smeetham Hall Barn

Sudbury Suffolk
Nikki & Steve – Smeetham Hall Barn
We contacted you on recommendation and we will be recommending you in turn! You are a lovely couple who made…
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Somerhill School

Somerhill House

Tonbridge Kent
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Spains Hall

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Stock Brook Country Club

Billericay Essex
Ewa & Mark – Stock Brook Manor
Thank you so much for all your hard work and your professionalism. You made us feel very relaxed on the…
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Stoke by Nayland Hotel

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Belfry wedding photographer

The Belfry

Sutton Coldfield West Midlands
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The Bull Long Melford wedding

The Bull Hotel – Long Melford

Long Melford Suffolk
Carley & Brian
To David & Sandra, Thank you for creating some desirable photos. Also thank you for being patient with us towards…
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Rochford wedding venue

The Lawn – Rochford wedding venue

Rochford Essex
The Lawn – Vicky & Lee
We were thrilled with our wedding pictures and the whole package we received from Sandra and David. Our engagement shoot…
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The Old Rectory

Basildon Essex
The Old Rectory – Catherine & Jamie
Thank you for the blog! It's great, really good to capture the whole day in words as well as pictures.…
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Three Rivers

Maldon Essex
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Turkey Mill

Maidstone Kent
Lisa and Colin – Turkey Mill
"Amongst all the normal butterflies and nerves on the wedding day, there was one thing we knew we did not…
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Tyttenhanger Park wedding venue

Tyttenhanger Park

St Albans Hertfordshire
Tyttenhanger Park wedding photographer testimonial
Tyttenhanger Park wedding photographer testimonial -  from Bridget & Chris:- "you were both fantastic on the day. You were patient…
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Vaulty Manor

Malon Essex
David & Rachael – Vaulty Manor
You were wonderful on the day and made everything so comfortable. The pictures and the album are amazing. We can't…
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Wainsford Farm Barn

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Waterfront wedding venue photo

Waterfront Dovercourt

Harwich Essex
The Waterfront Dovercourt Essex
We really appreciated your professional approach and have also received feedback from a number of the other vendors we used…
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Watergate Bay

Newquay Cornwall
Lucy & Mark – Watergate Bay, Cornwall
You really are the most energetic, enthusiastic and loveliest couple that we have ever had the pleasure to meet.
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Westonbirt Arboretum

Tetbury Gloucestershire
Westonbirt – Rhian & Steve
Dear Dave & Sandra, Thank you so much for all of your hard work on our wedding went beyond…
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Westwood Park

Colchester Essex
Becky & Dave – Westwood Park
A huge thank you for being our wedding photographers! We had great fun with you and so many people commented…
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White Hart Great Yeldham Essex Barn

White Hart Great Yeldham, The Essex Barn

Great Yeldham Essex
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Yaxley Hall

Eye Suffolk
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DAVID & SANDRA ISLIP – Essex Photographers

Essex photographers - David & Sandra Islip

We are Essex Photographers and have the passion to create elegant and contemporary wedding photographs in a relaxed, fun and friendly manner. The combination of over 1860 weddings of experience combined with a very high level of Professional Qualification in Wedding Photography from the British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP), ranks us amongst the best UK wedding photographers. The multiple WPPI International Awards of Excellence speak for themselves.

Essex photographers David Islip FBIPP and his wife Sandra Islip ABIPP are wedding photographers for events in Essex and Suffolk and also regularly photograph weddings at different locations throughout the UK from our base in Witham, Essex. We work together as a team ensuring that a relaxed, polite and friendly service is maintained, without being intrusive or keeping you and your guests standing around for hours. We are now also experienced in International Destination Weddings. Wedding photography on this site is from real weddings on the wedding day – not from styled wedding photo-shoots!




Please Note:

Photos will be available to view and purchase online for the 90 days following the wedding date.

All images are low resolution for web use and are not a true reflection of the high quality print that you will receive.



We understand that the venue is one of the most important aspects of your big day, so we’ve group our portfolio by venues, to help you decide if you think we’re right for your wedding.



Environmental Family Portraits

Environmental Family Portraits As always it was a lovely to see Lottie, Rich and their two children, Matilda and Imogen to create some more Environmental Family Portraits. We photographed Lottie and Rich’s Wedding at Burgh Island, Devon, in 2009.  Since they have had a family we have taken photographs of them at various times.  It

Fennes Wedding Photos – Jaimey & Mehmet

Fennes Wedding Photos for Jaimey & Mehmet The sun was shining for Jaimey and Mehmet’s Wedding day at Fennes.  We arrived at Fennes just before Mehmet arrived with his Groomsmen.  They made their way into the Library to finish getting ready.  Jaimey was upstairs having her hair done and the room was a hive of

Fennes Open Day – Sunday 22 November 11am-3pm

Fennes Open Day – Sunday 22 November 11am-3pm Come and visit us at Fennes Open Day, tomorrow for a friendly chat about your Wedding and to view our Wedding photography. One of the interesting comments we have received recently, is how ‘other photographers’ were supposedly offering better price and products …… this was without the

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