Candid Wedding Photography vs Traditional Wedding Photography – What’s The Difference?

Photography Blog • 25th Jul, 16 • 0 Comments


At Lesley Thomas Photography we are often asked to describe the difference between ‘Candid’ and ‘Traditional’ photography.

‘Candid’ photography is also often described as ‘Photo Journalism’ or ‘Contemporary’ and ‘Traditional’ photography is also frequently described to be ‘Formal’ or ‘Classic’.

In ‘Candid’ photography the subjects are typically unaware that their photograph is being taken. This approach…


Baby Frankie Moonshot by Lesley Thomas Photography!

Events and Updates • 18th Jul, 16 • 0 Comments


We at Lesley Thomas Photography are often asked by our newly wedded couples to document their subsequent “bump to baby” life changing experiences.

On this occasion we were very happy to be asked by Rachel & Chris Steadman if they could bring their very handsome newborn, Frankie, to our photo studio in Bolton, Greater Manchester, to document his progress at just ten days’ old.



Lesley Thomas Photography Return to Rivington Hall Barn!

Events and Updates • 12th Jul, 16 • 0 Comments


The Lesley Thomas Photography team were delighted to be invited by the very lovely Angie & Phil Gilmore to cover their most special day at Rivington Hall Barn, situated 8 miles north west of Bolton, capturing every moment from Bridal Prep to Ceremony to First Dance and then to Boogie Wonderland and beyond along with Manchester’s favourite function band ‘The Midnight Cats’, who had all ages funking the…


Rivington Revelery with Newly Wedded Abbie & Ford!

Photography Blog • 4th Jul, 16 • 0 Comments


After an emotional wedding service at the stunningly picturesque Rivington Parish Church, our lovely couple, Abbie and Ford invited their 60 guests to celebrate in unique style by chilling at The Cowshed in Horwich, Bolton, and Lesley Thomas Photography were most honoured to be chosen to cover this very special day, all the way from morning Bridal Prep to the First Dance and far beyond.


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