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2018 a year of thousands of clicks and a few gongs ;)

So it comes around again as this year turns into the next a good time to reflect on the 365 days that have whizzed by yet again! Our tenth year as Pixies in the Cellar wedding photography and so, we chose for a more chilled out year with a few more hols than usual. Well why not! In between all our travelling we have managed to squeeze in plenty of amazing weddings too and amassed a number of awards which is always nice. In fact, it’s been a fantastic year for awards, between us we’ve hit the big time in This is Reportage’s top 30 wedding photographers (both individually ranked 10th, with four awards each). With the ever prestigious Fearless photographers this year has been our best yet with six Fearless Photographers awards between us :o – super shocked ourselves when we add it all up! Then into double figures with eleven ISPWP awards over the year, a fab international organisation with strict rules on who can enter their professional photographers ranks too. Mostly though the thanks for all these little gongs goes to all the amazing people that we meet at some of the best weddings across the country, without you all there’d be no pics at all.

Memorable wedding moments

Some little mini memorable moments from 2018 to remember – Bethan & Michaela’s rainy outdoor ceremony with plenty of brollies ;) Back Chat Brass bringing Manchester to a standstill with their awesome toooons for Lesli & Jonathan’s day. The crazy priest playing Negin and Richard out of their ceremony on his accordion. The poignant moment whilst grandchildren remembered their grandma at her graveside before Sarah & Gareth’s ceremony. Timmy Mallett as a wedding guest :) Darragh & Becky’s day, not a dry eye in the house as Darragh’s son gave his speech. The crazy Harry Potter obsessed bride Sarah complete with lightening scar on her forehead! Complete quirky craziness abound at Maunsel House, and awesome vibes from Truly Medly Deeply. So many moments – we still feel so honoured to be at each and every wedding even after all these year and there’s more to surprise us year after year :)

2018 has been a year with more dogs and brass bands than any other! Fortunately not both at the same time, not sure how much dogs appreciate the sounds of brass, could be an interesting combo ;) A change from our most popular bride names this year, from our usual plethora of Laura’s 2018 saw four Sarah’s and four Rebecca’s. Looking into 2019 we’re looking forward to the promise of plenty more happy smiley wedding days, including a trip to Florence, a circus themed outdoor wedding, a Scottish Castle, two Hindu ceremonies along with plenty of local weddings all with that lure of the unexpected moment or special emotional magic. And Laura is back in the running for our most popular bride name, head to head with Emma’s so far for 2019….

Our best wedding photos…well some of our favourites

That’s enough of the words take a nosey through our year of weddings! 

A slightly different take this year, our ‘best of’ starts with a mini introduction to our style of photography in the slideshow below. There’s even a sneaky blip clip of the two of us in there, on the wrong side of the camera ;) Then scroll down for just a few of our favourite images from 2018, so many to choose from! 



 Manchester wedding photography best of groom and balloons Yorkshire wedding photography wedding page boy with sign Wedding ceremony first kiss best photo Denton Hall wedding photographers Children at weddings UK photographers Pixies in the Cellar wedding photography England Wedding moments page boy and shoes bridal prep photography best of 2018 wedding flower girls black and white alternative wedding images cheshire photography wedding speeches marquee hampshire photography Pixies in the Cellar Manchester photo style groomsmen at church wedding Inn at whitewell lancashire wedding Maunsel House wedding photography reflections natural wedding portraits spring wedding summer wedding somerset english wedding photography groom smile cheshire best wedding photography Real moments Manchester wedding couple laughing Documentary wedding photography UK evening sun wedding photo fly on the wall approach wedding jive live band kids at weddings outdoor ceremony last minute wedding haircut best documentary wedding story telling moments emotional wedding photos Hargate Hall Derbyshire wedding photos emotional groom photo best wedding silhouettes blue yellow wedding party photos best reflective wedding photography moments bridal prep chaos and dogs at weddings baby snd bride at wedding bridesmaid and wedding dress groomsmen Manchester wedding Emotional wedding ceremony photo Wedding McFlurry Macdonalds Uk wedding groomsmen Maunsel House wedding photographers wedding real moments best creative documentary wedding photography Manchester Natural creative wedding photos waiting for the wedding Manchester words and bride real moments photo 

best friends at wedding fun colourwedding dancing photography English market place wedding Altrincham Cheshire real moments wedding guest music wedding guests wedding fire pit bashall barn lancashire wedding pixies in the cellar Just married documentary moments second shooter angles kids at wedding cake two brides bouncy castle Derbyshire wedding photography phones at weddings kids Pub wedding England wedding first dance kids dancing at wedding black and white photo last supper wedding photo barn wedding Pixies in the Cellar wedding images UK outdoor wedding breakfast long tables kingsacre outdoor ceremony rainy confetti wedding ceremony boy dark moody wedding photos wedding barn bride groom Whitworth chambers Manchester wedding home wedding reception up north wedding hugs Browsholme hall tithe barn wedding dancing garden wedding reception wedding at home UK wedding finishing touches high key photo best wedding photos 2018 wedding garden games twister crochet bride framed embroidered dress Lake district wedding fine art wedding photography wedding moments same sex wedding cheshire brides best Lake District wedding images evening wedding party sandhole oak barn wedding friends at wedding real love wedding hugs wedding dress gazebo winter wedding photography wedding guests on bench asian bride uk back chat brass wedding band best wedding photography autumn Persian bride wedding party groom prep kilt wedding Liverpool wedding bride groom natural silhouettes wedding prep wedding make up photo flower girl gypsophila crown organist and iPad boy wedding reception reflections Altrincham greek dancing wedding liverpool happy natural english bride groom wedding photo wedding family photos wedding bride arrival bunting town centre wedding speeches wedding connections alternative angles city centre wedding best wedding photos 2018 photo bomb wedding deliveroo real wedding moments Manchester university wedding photography bride and bridesmaid bride and groom portraits 2018 wedding preparations cheshire wed guests at party inquisitive children real wedding moments Pixies in the Cellar wedding photography Liverpool cathedral wedding photography wedding guest moments flower girl groom prep Doxford Barns Northumberland Peak District wedding photography mirrors and bride bride in wedding car winter wedding photography boys at wedding winter wedding photography UK symmetry in photography decisive moment wedding photo wedding emotion best photos Belle époque knutsford wedding barn weddings flower girls

We’ve loved working alongside so many amazing other professional wedding suppliers again this year, no doubt we’ve forgotten loads of you but a special shout out to Big Bear wedding films, Back Chat Brass, Hardcore Hornography, The Saddleworth Hotel, Hargate Hall, Browsholme Hall & Tithe Barn, Didsbury Flower Lounge, Sarah Morten MUA and Belle Époque.

If you’ve enjoyed this then do have a good nosey around our site, check out the blog for recent weddings or look back at 2017. Prefer instagram then flick through and follow us there too :)

Getting married in 2019 or 2020, we’d love to join you :) Do drop us a line with more details about your day – we have limited availability for 2019 weekend dates, so get in touch asap to check your date with us.



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