Southport’s Finest Wedding Photographer Scoops Front Cover & Another Award

30th January 2018

Leading North West Wedding Photographer Matthew Rycraft wins his first Merit in London Print Awards, with a double cause for celebration, after his image was chosen to be the front cover of Wedding Magazine.

Merseyside’s most popular wedding photographer won his Print merit along with a handful of Worldwide Photographers in this months annual International Print Photography Competition with SWPP (Society of Wedding & Portrait Photographers).

Matthew said, “I’m ecstatic to have won my first award in a print completion, especially since it’s my first time entering”.

The popular photographer also had his 8th Wedding Magazine front cover with, Your Cheshire & Merseyside Wedding Magazine this January.

The images chosen from several sent to the magazine was from the same shoot as his recent Award. Having a real cause for a double celebration, Matthew Said “It’s incredible to think that these images achieved something so great all in one month, it’s a fabulous start to what’s already a full year”.

Matthew Rycraft is one of the most sought-after wedding photographers in the North West. As a successful wedding photographer for more than a decade, Matthew has captured the happiest moments of more than 700 happy couples across the region. His work has been published in countless bridal editorials and used by most wedding venues in the region, where he is also a recommended wedding photographer.

In what’s already turning out be an eventful end to 2017 for Matthew, the Southport photographer was announced as a finalist of Your Merseyside Wedding Magazine’s Wedding of the Year 2017 competition. It’s no wonder the regions only Award Winning Photographer isn’t taking any more weddings for 2018 having a full diary.

Matthew Rycraft Photography is located at The Mews Wedding Centre, 15a Liverpool Road, Birkdale, PR8 4AS. Matthew’s new studio is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, with evening consultations available by appointment. To make an appointment, or for any further information, call 01704 741111, email or visit