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.

Emma weds Jamie in true romantic rockabilly style!

Emma weds Jamie in true romantic rockabilly style!

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Lyd weds Lex in bohemian hippy-dippy-dapper-flapper style!

Lyd weds Lex in bohemian hippy-dippy-dapper-flapper style! I had an inkling Lyd & Lex were shaped from a different cookie cutter, when they first emailed me in the early part of summer last year. ‘We love ya but we can’t afford ya’ they chimed! I liked them for their down to earth open honesty straight […]

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Presenting Burlesque Boudoir with nothing but the highlights!

Presenting Burlesque Boudoir with nothing but the highlights! Happy New Year 2020 folks! I’ve had an amazing year of creative shoots from Boudoir to Weddings to Photo booths and beyond 😉 …& all this time I have been itching to share this highlights showreel, taken from a very special group of amateur burlesque dancers (yes […]

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Hot off the press!!! Shotgun’s front page wedding feature with DIVA magazine!

Hot off the press!!! Shotgun’s front page wedding feature with DIVA magazine! It gives me great pleasure to announce that DIVA magazine has featured a FRONT PAGE SPREAD of the amazing wedding of Emma & Carly, our Dream Wedding day winners from 2018. The write up (as part of their November wedding issue) covers eight […]

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The Smiffy’s elope amidst a Circus carnivalesque parade!

The Smiffy’s elope amidst a Circus carnivalesque parade! I have covered many AMAZING weddings this year, each one unique in its own right, but I always knew the icing on the preverbial wedding cake, would be the wedding of THIS wonderful, Rock Star couple…. Tara & Steve! Take the film ‘Mr & Mrs Smith’ then […]

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Wanna hear how I work with the BEST couples ? Come to my Masterclass at SOP 2020!

Wanna hear how I work with the BEST couples ? Come to my Masterclass at SOP 2020! I am OVER THE MOON to announce that I have been invited back for a THIRD YEAR to speak at Europe’s largest Photographic show, ‘The Societies of Photographers’ convention 2020 in London. This annual event attracts over 25,000 […]

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Jasmine makes a decent wench out of Charles on their Pirate themed wedding day!

Jasmine makes a decent wench out of Charles on their Pirate themed wedding day! Ahoy there me heartys!… I hope its clear that everything I do is ‘tongue in cheek…’ you have to be so careful nowadays with the P.C brigade (gone mad in my opinion)… but ‘I DO’ love a bit of wicked humour […]

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Jacqueline weds Tracy in glamorous glorious bygone style!

Jacqueline weds Tracy in glamorous glorious bygone style! I have been waiting excitedly to share this wedding & now the season has well & truly kicked off… I feel the time is right to release these images onto the world; the truly magical day by the sea; … that of Jacqueline & Tracy! I first […]

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Patricia weds Armand and the whole world unites!

Patricia weds Armand and the whole world unites! I LOVE weddings that are a little bit different & I especially enjoy witnessing cultures intertwining, as two worlds collide or should I say ’embrace?’ one another in the name of L.O.V.E.. no borders, no boundaries, no issues, just love & respect for one another as two […]

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The 2018 Shotgun Weddings Hall of Fame. Part 2. My BEST yet!!!

The 2018 Shotgun Weddings Hall of Fame. Part 2. My BEST yet!!! So here it is…. the second installment from a truly amazing year for me, with proper SHOTGUN COUPLES left, right & centre. I am so lucky to do what I do & so fortunate the right couples come & ask me to shoot […]

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Emma weds Jamie in true romantic rockabilly style!

Emma weds Jamie in true romantic rockabilly style!

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Lyd weds Lex in bohemian hippy-dippy-dapper-flapper style!

Lyd weds Lex in bohemian hippy-dippy-dapper-flapper style! I had an inkling Lyd & Lex were shaped from a different cookie cutter, when they first emailed me in the early part of summer last year. ‘We love ya but we can’t afford ya’ they chimed! I liked them for their down to earth open honesty straight […]

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Presenting Burlesque Boudoir with nothing but the highlights!

Presenting Burlesque Boudoir with nothing but the highlights! Happy New Year 2020 folks! I’ve had an amazing year of creative shoots from Boudoir to Weddings to Photo booths and beyond 😉 …& all this time I have been itching to share this highlights showreel, taken from a very special group of amateur burlesque dancers (yes […]

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Hot off the press!!! Shotgun’s front page wedding feature with DIVA magazine!

Hot off the press!!! Shotgun’s front page wedding feature with DIVA magazine! It gives me great pleasure to announce that DIVA magazine has featured a FRONT PAGE SPREAD of the amazing wedding of Emma & Carly, our Dream Wedding day winners from 2018. The write up (as part of their November wedding issue) covers eight […]

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The Smiffy’s elope amidst a Circus carnivalesque parade!

The Smiffy’s elope amidst a Circus carnivalesque parade! I have covered many AMAZING weddings this year, each one unique in its own right, but I always knew the icing on the preverbial wedding cake, would be the wedding of THIS wonderful, Rock Star couple…. Tara & Steve! Take the film ‘Mr & Mrs Smith’ then […]

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