Gay Wedding Photography Brighton

Brighton Gay Wedding Photography

Brighton is well regarded as the gay capital of the UK and also a creative hub for all things niche. Many gay couples travel across the country to say their vows and celebrate their marriage & civil partnership in Brighton.  So Brighton makes the ideal creative and gay destination for a wedding / civil ceremony and also an ideal place to have your photography undertaken by none other than Shotgun Weddings!

As Brightons principle gay wedding photography team, we can boast a large number of gay weddings jobs behind us and have developed a real niche within this type of photography.

Brighton Gay Wedding Photography


The skills remain the same of course: technical nous with a camera, an eye for capturing magic and a shared vision with our customers.

Like with any non brighton gay wedding photography we like to get to know each and every couple and to understand their story and unique dynamic. Sexuality is not relevant to us and it is always about the dynamic between two people more than anything else.

Who are Shotgun?

Emma Joanne along with her team 2nd Shooters & Cinematographers and photography specialists.

We shoot & aim to hit target everytime

We are discreet but effective

We assure you the same professional service every.single.hit.

We like to have fun!

Our photography niche is in gay / lesbian weddings & civil partnerships, very relevant considering we are based in Brighton.

Please note: we are not for everyone!

We specialise in Gay weddings (in case you didn’t know by now?!?!!)

We are creative individuals who blend in with your unique style, interpreting your ideas & inspiration with the aim of creating a knock out set of images you will be bowled over by..

…don’t take any chances on your big day…

…book the Professionals & let us take care of it, The Shotgun way!..

Looking for a Gay Wedding Photography expert in Brighton? – Well look no further than Shotgun Weddings.

Shotgun’s Dream Wedding winners’ engagement shoot featured in Diva magazine!

Shotgun’s Dream Wedding winners’ engagement shoot featured in Diva magazine! Yes I’m feeling a bit soppy this week as its all become very real for my DIVA mag wedding winners Emma & Carly, who wed on Thursday at The Royal Pavilion in Brighton! I am soooo looking forward to their day & seeing this beautiful […]

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Jamie et Jay elope amidst the most ethereal Autumnal bloom!

Jamie et Jay elope amidst the most ethereal Autumnal bloom! (One from the archives) OK so Summer’s over (boo hoo) & for most it happened to the BEST summer for a long, long while… but with the unpredictability of the UK’s weather, at least I guess we HAD ONE right?! WARNING: This post contains elements […]

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Jen weds Ben making it one for the history books!

Jen weds Ben making it one for the history books! I LOVE a good wedding, can you tell?! In fact I like nothing more than capturing the unique day of each & every one of my kick-ass couples, representing them as the forward thinking, individuals they 100% are! Let’s face it, gone are days where […]

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Yaaay! ! ! It’s Morry and Luke’s BIG Gay Wedding Day!

Yaaay! ! ! It’s Morry and Luke’s BIG Gay Wedding Day! Once upon a time there was a certain BIG GAY WEDDING COMPETITION run by yours truly and GAY TIMES magazine. The entrants had to explain in so many words, why they felt they should win the comp & the winning couple (by a mile) […]

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One sexy Pin-Up Boudoir shoot for Rotolight / Amateur Photographer magazine!

One sexy Pin-Up Boudoir shoot for Rotolight / Amateur Photographer magazine! I was recently completely honoured & humbled to be asked by the BEST SELLING PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE IN THE COUNTRY to conduct a boudoir shoot using the AWESOME ROTOLIGHTS range.. (yes ‘AWESOME’ & ‘ROTOLIGHTS’ in the same sentence?!) You’ll see why! To have the opportunity […]

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Tim weds Sophie’s at the ultimate Steampunk raucous shindig of a revelry!

Tim weds Sophie’s at the ultimate Steampunk raucous shindig of a revelry! – Say that in one breath! Well what can I say about the wedding of Sophie & Tim? In fact where do I even start?! So basically every once in awhile along comes a couple SOOOO very unique, I feel as is I […]

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Quentin marries Imre at the destination wedding of the year!

Quentin marries Imre at the destination wedding of the year! I am SO very excited to finally share the images from ONE AMAZING DESTINATION WEDDING.. one of my best of 2017…that of Quentin & Imre who married at Angel house in Brighton. My first fortunate encounter with the boys came via email from the other […]

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Well what a start to 2018 that was!

Well what a start to 2018 that was! I am finally home after another truly AMAZING week at the Society of Photographers convention in London, where I picked up 4 Awards for my images & I was given the opportunity once more to speak and conduct my Masterclass on LGBT weddings. The annual event attracts […]

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It’s only Morry and Luke’s engagement shoot!

It’s only Morry and Luke’s engagement shoot! Who could forget the gorgeous Morry & Luke who were the luckiest guys in the world to win our Gay Times sponsored ‘Big Day Wedding Day’ earlier this year? Well the boys have been sooo busy putting all the plans in place for their big day next April, […]

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Shamain Shenanigans at The Martlets Halloween Ball

Shamain Shenanigans at The Martlets Halloween Ball So this is what we got up to at the weekend! Yes Spooktacular Shamain Shenanigans were in full effect at The Martlets Halloween Ball, which took place at The Grand Hotel in Brighton. Everyone was in the best of ‘spirits’ (OK enough of the cheesy jokes!) & a […]

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Shotgun’s Dream Wedding winners’ engagement shoot featured in Diva magazine!

Shotgun’s Dream Wedding winners’ engagement shoot featured in Diva magazine! Yes I’m feeling a bit soppy this week as its all become very real for my DIVA mag wedding winners Emma & Carly, who wed on Thursday at The Royal Pavilion in Brighton! I am soooo looking forward to their day & seeing this beautiful […]

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Jamie et Jay elope amidst the most ethereal Autumnal bloom!

Jamie et Jay elope amidst the most ethereal Autumnal bloom! (One from the archives) OK so Summer’s over (boo hoo) & for most it happened to the BEST summer for a long, long while… but with the unpredictability of the UK’s weather, at least I guess we HAD ONE right?! WARNING: This post contains elements […]

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Jen weds Ben making it one for the history books!

Jen weds Ben making it one for the history books! I LOVE a good wedding, can you tell?! In fact I like nothing more than capturing the unique day of each & every one of my kick-ass couples, representing them as the forward thinking, individuals they 100% are! Let’s face it, gone are days where […]

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Yaaay! ! ! It’s Morry and Luke’s BIG Gay Wedding Day!

Yaaay! ! ! It’s Morry and Luke’s BIG Gay Wedding Day! Once upon a time there was a certain BIG GAY WEDDING COMPETITION run by yours truly and GAY TIMES magazine. The entrants had to explain in so many words, why they felt they should win the comp & the winning couple (by a mile) […]

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One sexy Pin-Up Boudoir shoot for Rotolight / Amateur Photographer magazine!

One sexy Pin-Up Boudoir shoot for Rotolight / Amateur Photographer magazine! I was recently completely honoured & humbled to be asked by the BEST SELLING PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE IN THE COUNTRY to conduct a boudoir shoot using the AWESOME ROTOLIGHTS range.. (yes ‘AWESOME’ & ‘ROTOLIGHTS’ in the same sentence?!) You’ll see why! To have the opportunity […]

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