"We could not be happier with all you have done for us
and thank you very much for all your hard work! You captured our day
Marlis & Jams, Devon August 2019.
the couple leave their wedding in New Orleans"...so many stories and so much energy, we can really feel the sweep of the day. Thank you again for sharing your gift of what you do." Frank & Romy , New Orleans July 2019.
"Thanks for sending those through so quickly - we absolutely love them!

I don't think either of us realised how terrified we looked at the start of
the ceremony! You miss so many small things from the day, so we're glad you
managed to catch so much whilst we were still walking around in a daze.
You've captured the chaos of the evening perfectly too, and I know our
friends will be delighted that you've caught them on their worst
behaviour 😊 Your patience and advice on the day was also very much
Steph & Stu, Gatehouse of Fleet March 2019.
The two grooms at a wedding in Scotland"10s 10s 10s across the board!!! You really have captured some epic moments from the wedding. What you do is incredible! Having you join us for the wedding was definitely one of the best choices we made for the day. You were so much fun to have around. "Darren & Stewart, Edinburgh December 2018.
The Bride and Groom at a tea cereomony at their wedding"you have captured some stunning shots, they look like they should be in GQ. Thank you so much." Mei & Andrew. Buckinghamshire August 2018
"Thank you so much. As hoped, they truly capture the energy, excitement and happiness of the day. We’re very pleased indeed. They really are great. I can feel the mood all over again which is just perfect! I love the ones of my dad - you’ve captured one where he looks a little lost in thought and exactly like his Mum. It startled me a little at first! Sophie & Mike, Bristol May 2018.
"I just wanted to say how wonderful these pictures are. Me and Ash are both really pleased with the quality and style of the images and we will cherish these pictures and memories for years to come. You were certainly the right photographer for our event".Ash & Lizzie, Cornwall September 2017.
The Bride and Groom at the wedding breakfast"It was such a pleasure having you at our wedding. 
You really are the photographer for people who don't like having they're photos taken! You suited us perfectly. 

We are so happy with the photos thank you". 
Rhian & Jamie, Devon September 2017.
"Thank you for everything, it is a shame we only get to meet the interesting people briefly".Sally & Stacey, Taunton September 2017.
The bride and groom in the back of a london taxi at an italian wedding"Mike!!! Looking at the pictures and having streams of tears coming down my eyes! What a spectacular job! Thank you, thank you…Grazie di cuore"Matt & Martina, Italy August 2017.
"Thank you so so much for these wonderful photos. They really capture the day (and evening!!). We're thrilled with them.

We're so grateful to have had you as part of our day, we'll really treasure these photos. "
Charlie and James, Devon October 2016
"The small packet of pictures that you gave Kirsty were a wonderful touch, and turned out to be the only thing that made my new wife cry!
Absolute pleasure having you there as well, you're a lovely chap"
Kirsty & Paul, Newquay August 2016.
Somersetweddingphotographer"Looking back at all the photos there were some fabulous moments that we never dreamt would be captured. Michael really does what he says!!"Dave & Louisa, Somerset September 2015.
Michael Riley Photography


I am a a multi award winning UK and destination wedding photographer. Based in Devon, I offer wedding coverage throughout the UK and anywhere else in the world for couples who like my work and approach to a wedding.


My wedding photography is entirely unposed, natural & candid. My style is documentary wedding photography or reportage wedding photography which means that I don't intervene in the day for the sake of a shot. I don't pose, interfere or otherwise fuss and faff. Everything is relaxed, laid back and fun allowing for those natural moments to come through and be recorded as memories. You get all the moments observed not orchestrated. If you like the sound of this get in touch via my contact page.

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