DB Photography Sussex. We offer Wedding, Engagement photography, Studio work, Cake smashes, Newborn, Model portfolio, Family Studio shoots, Commercial work. We have a studio in St Leonards on Sea, but also do location shoots around Sussex,Surrey & Kent.
It was the best wedding decision we made to book Darren to photograph our wedding last month. From the first consultation we got on well and on the day him and Steph were friendly, fun and incredibly professional. We have 1000 perfect photos of our day and absolutely love them. It is genuinely invaluable having two photographers on the day, something which no one else we spoke to before booking offered, because they capture the getting ready moments for both parties and then different views throughout the day. It was amazing to look back on both our reactions throughout the day. The group shots were done in the most seamless way (often a difficult and long thing at weddings I’ve been to) and we are just so delighted with them. Darren and Steph worked out spots for perfect photos and we ended up with so many great shots. Also Darren saved us a few times with his wedding knowledge like telling my bridesmaids the right way to do up my dress and bringing umbrellas! Thank you so much Darren and Steph - you made the best day of our lives even better and captured all the bits we wanted to remember! We are so grateful! More...
Can’t recommend DB Photography highly enough! Darren and Steph were very professional, friendly and talented! They had some really different ideas to create some amazing photos which we loved! Not like your basic mainstream wedding photography. Loved that we had 2 great personalities sharing our special day! Just what you need on your special day! We’ve only had our preview shots at the moment but they are all we could have wanted and more! Having 2 photographers was a massive plus for us. Being able to capture various angles of each special moment of the day, created more opportunities of getting the perfect shot! They both seriously put so much work into our day and their passion for their work is so clear! If you’re currently choosing a wedding photographer- look no further, you’ve found the best in DB Photography! More...
Darren and his team are absolutely 5 ⭐️ I cannot recommend them enough. Darren and his lovely wife Jade photographed our wedding and went above and beyond what they needed to do on the day and helped us with so many things! I do not normally feel comfortable being photographed but they both put us at ease and were polite, professional and friendly. Working within the venue due to the bad weather didn’t affect the work they did one bit. They also worked with us to find what style and shots we wanted or didn’t want. Our keepsake book from our engagement shoot is absolutely lovely. I would 100% recommend DB Photography to anyone, and look forward to using them for anything I need in future. Thank you again to Darren & Jade for making our special day that little bit easier and creating such wonderful memories for us ❤️ More...
Where to start! From our first meeting with Darren we felt we were in safe hands! So professional and knowledgeable and took time to build a picture of our day and the photos we wanted capturing. Both him and Steph turned up with plenty of time and striking the right balance of organising us for staged photos and blending in to the background so we felt at ease with the natural shots. They definitely both became part of our party and made us and our guests so comfortable. We are over the moon with our final photos. They captured all the emotions of our day and are an amazing reminder for us to treasure. Thank you so much Darren & Steph! We are so pleased we chose DB photography! More...
Amazing photographer! Can’t thank Darren and Aleisha enough for capturing our special day for us. Can’t wait to see all the photos. Will always recommend D.B Photography Sussex!! More...
Good value and very quick
I had a newborn shoot done here on Saturday and have already received my photos.
5****** (Is it possible to give higher than 5*?!) We could not recommended Darren and his team highly enough. From our very first contact with Darren he was friendly, understanding and professional. Nothing was too much to ask. They turned up in the morning happy and excited for us. The whole way through it just felt like they were part of the wedding party. So many of our friends didn't even realise they were our photographers because they were so discrete. Getting the wedding photos back was amazing. Reliving the day with such beautiful images. Capturing moments we didn't even have a chance to realise were happening! We can not recommend D.B Photography enough. If you were looking for a photographer for any occasion then your search has just ended. Do the right thing and book these guys to capture your special moments, you will not regret it. More...
Darren is a great family photographer.
I couldn’t recommend D.B photography enough! I had a newborn shoot and received my photos a week later and I couldn’t be happier. Thank you so much.
we had a newborn shoot with Darren this week for our 10day old little girl and could not fault the service we received. Darren was patient and gentle with our baby and knew exactly what he was doing. leaving us feeling at ease that our baby was in good hands and we were going to get some amazing pictures! we cannot wait to see the photos! thank you! More...
We had our wedding Back on the 8th September 2018. We had looked at a few Different photographers and Darren stood out from the others with his work. When we first meet him we knew we would love for him to cover our wedding day! He is a down to earth Genuinely nice guy, my whole bridal party and i loved him! Darren and his assistant Aleisha are a great duo, very fun to be around and make having your photos taken an effortless experience! Darren found us some lovely spots for Photos at our reception venue and captured our day exactly how we wanted it to be! We couldn’t be happier with the Pictures of our day which were hand delivered when ready, they are all great pictures and capture so many special moments of the day! We will be sure to use Darren in the future for any more special occasions! Thank you so much! More...
DB Photography covered our wedding in October last year and they are absolutely fantastic! Darren makes everything so easy, personable and is also exllecent at organsing other people. We are sooooo in love with the final images They are the prefect mixture of candid (my fave type of pictures) & posed. You have truly capture the story of the entire day, which is exactly what we wanted. Darren & Aleisha thank you so much for doing an amazing job. We will treasure the photos forever and highly recommend you to anyone looking for a quality wedding photographer! Love, Vicky & Dan x More...
would highly recommend i had my sons cake smash for he's first birthday and i was very pleased with the service very welcoming and friendly will definitely use them again
Nathalie Grace Miles
Darren is a wonderful photographer. We have had a couple of mini shoots with Darren at Easter and Christmas and have been so pleased with the outcome. Thank you!
Charlie L J Povey
Highly recommend had 3 shoots done for my daughter, cake smash, Halloween and Christmas so far and will definitely carry on to use over time very friendly and welcoming.
Charlotte Ann Knott
My son recently had a Halloween photo shoot and the pictures are beautiful I can’t stop showing them off the family and friends! My favourite photo is due 100% to the photographer who was fantastic with my son. Thank u very much cannot wait for the Christmas session More...
Friendly and proffessional. We have been and seen Darren on 3 occasions now for our two children including cake smashes and Christmas shoots. Both of the children are made to feel happy and comfortable in the studio and the photos and service we ha e received has always been amazing. Thank you and we look forwards to the next time. More...
Lovely photos, so happy and done in such a relaxed peaceful environment, thank you so much
Brilliant highly recommend. We had a beautiful newborn photo shoot in his studio and the photos are out of this world so happy. Thank you so much
Struggling to find an amazing photographer? Been to one too many wedding fairs and still haven’t found what you’re looking for?
Darren was amazing with our little girl when we had her newborn shoot at just 4days old. Very happy with the photos, We still haven't decided which ones we want put onto canvas.
Darren never fails to impress another amazing shoot with some fabulous pictures that just captures our little family as they are. We don’t want any fuss and Darren completely gets us, would highly recommend Darren after our fifth visit ! More...
We had a shoot today, with 5 adults, 2 young children and 2 babies, but even though all of the children had their 'moments' but nothing phased Darren and he managed to coordinate us all and we were surprised at the number of group shot he was able to take. We felt it was great value and a fantastic service. We would definitely recommend More...
We had the pleasure of Darren shooting our wedding on the 20th July 18. From initial conversations, nothing was too much trouble. We first met Darren at our chosen venue to have a chat and check out his portfolio. From straight after the meeting we knew we wanted to book Darren for our wedding. We had a great engagement shoot in Brighton a few months before the wedding, the photos were just fab and we knew we had made the right decision. On the day itself Darren and his team made us feel so comfortable which allowed us to fully enjoy the day. We highly recommend!!! Thanks again Darren More...
So glad that we chose Darren and Steph to photograph our wedding. The photos are fab and we have so many! They were friendly and everyone felt relaxed around them. Guests commented on how lovely they were.
We had a pre wedding shoot beforehand where Darren photographed us a family and made it into a gorgeous guest book.
Would highly recommend!
Thank you, the Wallace family :-) More...
Highly recomended i am so happy with all my boys photo shoots my little man has just had his 1st bday cake smash and the photos are amazing we will be back soon for more photos thankyou for your time and patience
Perfect photoshoot. Studio was lovely and very welcoming! Recommend 100%! Will be looking into more photo shoots in the new year. Thank you so much!
It was an absolute pleasure having Darren and Steph photograph our wedding. They were so easy going and blended into the guests so well we hardly noticed them there. We also had a location shoot done prior to the wedding and felt at such ease. Especially as Nick isn't such a fan of being photographed. Thank you so much both we will be recommending you and using you again in the future. Xx Max and Nick xX More...
So happy and made up with our wedding photos that arrived last week ! Darren and Claire blended in on the day so well.... Darren was with me whilst getting ready and he completely looked after himself adding no stress to the day. Darren also gave brilliant directions for the group photos we wanted. We have so many wonderful photos to choose from, every moment captured ! Would highly recommend if you are considering booking for your big day, a great package with great photographers ! More...
Absolutely over the moon with our wedding photographs! Darren was such a friendly guy, we immediately felt at ease around him. On the day he could not have been more helpful! We are so happy with all of our photographs and even more happy that we chose Darren to photograph our special day. Thank you!! Mr &a Mrs Miller xxx More...
So over the moon and completely blown away with our wedding photos which we received last week! The moments captured on camera are such happy memories and have reminded us just how beautiful our wedding day was! Both Darren & Steph were amazing to work with and become such a big part of our day! We really cannot recommend them enough! Thank you once again for capturing our wedding day so beautifully! More...
We're so pleased that we chose Darren and Steph to photograph our wedding!
They both blended in seamlessly on the day (I even forgot they were there!) which I think is so key as having received our photos (all 650!) they are all so relaxed and not forced or staged. The quality of the photos is also great and we're going to have a hard job picking just 100 for our album.
Thank you for giving us such wonderful memories of our big day. Charlotte & Brian x More...
Darren and Steph made us feel so at ease on our wedding day. They are highly professional and captured our day just as we wanted. We are so pleased with our photos and it’s now the hard task of deciding which ones to print. All of our family and friends have been singing their praise and we would highly recommend. Thank you for giving us such wonderful memories. Mr and Mrs Hobman. More...
Absolutely made up with our photos from the Christmas mini shoot. Our baby was very grumpy on the day and Darren was very patient and managed to capture stunning photos of both her and her sister!! � The photos were ready within 48 hours and so reasonably priced! Would highly recommend to anyone! Thank you again! More...
I recently had a newborn shoot done with my son. Darren was so patient with him and the end result was some stunning photos for a very reasonable price. Highly recommended �����. More...
Natalie Jane Cobley
Amazing amazing amazing! Darren and Steph made our wedding day the best! So attentive helping me with my veil, train, hair and capturing mine and my husbands special day with our friends and family, even down to getting ready with a house full of women. Darren could not have been any more helpful and calming! Steph was also fantastic in a house full of groomsmen while they were getting ready, could not recommend them enough just amazing. More...
Can’t thank Darren and Steph enough for being the most wonderful, professional and enthusiastic duo on our wedding day!! You worked non stop all day to ensure you captured every moment perfectly! You worked so closely with us up to the wedding to make sure you had every detail and you made it so much fun on the day and made us feel so relaxed and reassured :) We can’t wait to see the photos - going by the preview shots you’ve sent us, they are going to be absolutely amazing! Darren is also the perfect styler, making sure my dress and veil were always on point! You’re such talented, friendly and passionate photographers and we are so glad we chose you to capture our special day!! Would recommend to all, thank you so much!!! Love Mr and Mrs W �����Xx More...
I had already given D.B Photography Sussex a 5* rating after my brother's wedding in 2014, and now after getting the photos back from my own wedding wish I could make it 10*! We could not be any happier with our photos, they really capture how beautiful the day was and there are countless laughter-filled shots. It was so lovely having Darren and Steph with us on the day, they are both so friendly and really help to calm any nerves! Special thanks to Darren for getting down on his hands and knees to try and scrub mud out of my wedding dress! More...
Just wanted to say that we got our photographs back from Darren last night and are so, so pleased. The fact that Darren gives you a cd and in our case 2 cds of excellent photos works out to be such good value. The photos really brought back such happy memories of our special day and ones that we never saw. Darren has a real eye for a good shot. He made us feel very comfortable on the day as he is such a nice pleasant guy and was really good fun. We had very positive comments from our guests about him also. Steph his assistant was lovely and was great with Sarah's niece. Can't recommend highly enough. More...
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We ABSOLUTELY are IN LOVE with our wedding photos! It’s been 10 months since and we must of looked at them dozens of times since we received them! Finally have them up on our walls (it looks like we are truly those people who have never got over their wedding day) but we’re so happy with every single picture! Everytime I see any of them it takes us on this huge emotional amazing rollercoaster that was our wedding day.
Having followed Darren & his work (like a crazy stalker) for a long time because of the pure beauty from his work.... I was in awe of it all. As a wedding photographer myself, I knew how big of a decision this was. Then came the day that I met Darren at his studio he made a huge impression on my husband & I straight away and instantly clicked (which I know is SUCH an important feeling to have when booking your wedding photographer) I loved the way he worked & the way he so effortlessly made us feel comfortable. Darren was amazing throughout the booking process, especially with all the endless questions, requests and suggestions from myself he was always kind & happy to help!
Great prices and packages and we was sold instantly. We booked it & the rest as they say is history!
He arrived on the day look dapper (as usual) and hopped straight into it, I’m not going to lie I was SUPER nervous being on the other end of the camera � I was, however, very aware of the camera but within 10mins I couldn’t even tell he was there (I was actually abit worried that he wasn’t there at some points) THEY COVERED EVERYTHING & more!!! We had such a laugh and a joke with Darren & Clare, whilst they remained super professional at all times, his artistic eye never seemed to stop for the entirety of the day. Need less to say I was VERY impressed!!! We clicked instantly on a professional level (before he even knew I was a potential client anyway which to me is always key).
I can happily recommend him to ANYONE now (I sort of shout it from the rooftops at the moment) not only on a professional level but now on personal experience.
Our photos is definitely something in the top 4 Things I would save in a fire now (after my husband, kids & Wedding vid) � I love it! They are bloody beautiful. He’s captured every aspect of our day perfectly. He’s summed up our families and the love we have for eachother amazingly well.
I didn’t think I could love my husband anymore than I do already but after looking through our wedding photos it’s made me fall in love with him a million times more!!! seeing our love and the biggest day of our lives eternalised in photo form � It’s AMAZING!
So in conclusion- if your reading this looking for reviews for potientially booking DB Photography Sussex for your big day .... look no further. I work in the wedding industry and I truly believe he is one of BEST in the business!!!
Not only have we got beautiful photos thanks to Darren after the most amazing day of our lives but we’ve also got a friend for life in you Darren! Thank you soooooo soooo soooo much!
So sorry it’s taken me so long to write this! � I thought I wrote one already � More...
After having had some beautiful photos taken by Darren of our baby boy, we also booked him for our wedding day. Fantastic from start to finish and always made us feel at ease. We received an amazing amount of photographs and now just need to decide which ones to display in our home
Would highly recommend! 5 star service More...
Darren was a joy to work with! I approached him with a project I had in mind and he executed my images perfectly. All of the content has come out brilliant and I would highly recommend his professional services to all
We visited D.B photography yesterday with our son for a "Valentine's mini shoot", we were so impressed with Darren's service, our son absolutely loved the camera, we are just waiting on the edits but I'm certain that along side the lovely props and backdrops and of course my smiling baby the photos will be no less than perfect.
Really looking forward to booking in for the next shoot � massive thank you! � More...
Fantastic photo shoot for my sons 1st Birthday - very professional and took many beautiful photos which only took a week to come through. Very very pleased with the experience and will certainly recommend to everyone � - thank you for the wonderful photos and experience x More...
Cheynne Francesca Peel
We have now had two shoots with Darren, our first was last August for our youngest daughters cake smash and a recent one with my 3 girls and my mum. He was amazing, so patient and managed to get some amazing shots even though my 1 year old had the grumps.
Excellent prices, full of ideas and made everyone feel so at ease � More...
Great and inexpensive quality photos
We visited D.B photography yesterday with our son for a "Valentine's mini shoot", we were so impressed with Darren's service, our son absolutely loved the camera, we are just waiting on the edits but I'm certain that along side the lovely props and backdrops and of course my smiling baby the photos will be no less than perfect. Really looking forward to booking in for the next shoot � massive thank you! � More...
After having had some beautiful photos taken by Darren of our baby boy, we also booked him for our wedding day. Fantastic from start to finish and always made us feel at ease. We received an amazing amount of photographs and now just need to decide which ones to display in our home More...
Just received our photos and love them, thank you so much for beautiful photos. Very relaxed shoot going at the pace of the children and brilliant results, well be back.
Amazing :)) thank you for all your hard work :). Was an absolute pleasure having you on our big day. Great team and lovely people , highly recommend :).
Thank you so much steph and darren for our photos they are brilliant and you do a great job defintley would recommend, friendly and kind. Hannah & Ryan Jones
Great photos! Took my son for a mini shoot and he loved it, very relaxed which made the photos natural. Really pleased. Thanks
Donna Chapman Hearsey
Very happy with pics of my girlies taken in half term...thank you
Absolutely loved my kiddies photo shoot,pictures were amazing will be using again thanks again
Fantastic! Was great with my children which resulted in some lovely, natural photos. A* service!
My son had his first photo shoot at 10 weeks old and I am so pleased with the photos thank you Darren
So happy with our photos definitely using again and would highly recommended x
Have used them twice already, loved both experiences and photos are fab.. Have also booked them for my wedding!
We loved it! My baby wasn't happy and he still made sure there was a good photos. And so cheap!
First photoshoot with my kids. Very fast service and pics are a lovely quality
Took our son for a mini Christmas shoot last week and it was a great experiance. Very professional and great with our little one. The pictures are fantastic. Thanks so much More...
so happy with the pictures of my little girl thank you again. would definitely recommend :)
Really enjoyed the autumn shoot with my son - he had a wonderful time with the leaves and pumpkins! Lovely friendly services - thanks Darren! Would definitely use again!
Had an Autumn mini shoot for my daughter, love the photos, definitely recommend.
Amazing service.. fantastic with children. .photos are out of this world . . Thank you so much. .highly recommend
Just received my daughters nursery photos. Wow they are amazing, thank you. Great outdoors photos. Can't wait to book a studio session later in the year. Excellent communication throughout. More...
If your looking for amazing pic's DB photography will be the right choice for you our wedding photos are truly lovely and thank you again for making the memories of our special day superb xxx
We love our photos we had done of our baby girl and some lovely family shots. Thanks again.
Lovely hour of smiles (and grumps) and monkeys :)
Really enjoyed our family shoot, a nice relaxed atmosphere. will definitely be coming back for more photos! Thank you Darren, I look forward to seeing our pictures x
Had a family photoshoot with 16 of us. Just got pix and they r amazing! Got all the different groups we wanted and some cool fun shots too. Thanx so much!!
My son recently had a cake smash photo shoot with you and I couldn't fault it! Photos were amazing and an amazing price, we are very happy! Would highly recommend!
Thank you so much for my newborn's shoot, the photos are amazing. I would highly recommend you and will be coming to you again! Very calm atmosphere, very professional and patient! Thanks again More...
Had a studio photo shoot last week and received our disk of photos a few days later. We are very happy with our photos and will definitely book again in the future...I love tell idea of a location shoot. Thank you Zoe More...
I have taken my sons for two photo shoots here in the last couple of years. Both times we have had brilliant pictures. It is nice and relaxed during the shoot and Darren is brilliant with the kids, making them laugh and feel at ease. Highly recommended, thank you!!
Would highly recommend as very professional and efficient. Thank you so much for our fantastic photos of seven of us and family dog.
Wonderful photos, thank you so much. We can't wait to book another shoot next year.
We got our wedding photos back yesterday and they are absolutely fantastic! A big thank you to Darren for all his amazing work in producing a variety of such great photos!! We would highly recommend D.B photography! More...
Very happy with my photographs! Had a great time on my shoot!
We recently had a family photo shoot in Darren's studio. It was a great experience, the kids were really comfortable with Darren and we've now got some great photos we can treasure. That's half our Christmas presents sorted now :) Thank you Darren. We will be booking a location shoot in the near future. More...
Absolutely gorgeous photos taken, such a relaxed environment and professional. Really pleased and we will be back for me in the future. Thanks again :-)
Amazing Photographer for my daughters wedding! Love Darren and Steph!
Had a newborn shoot highly recommend x thank you
Superb photo session for our 6 day old daughter today, very professional and patient. Would highly recommend! Keep up the good work, looking forward to seeing the snaps next week!
We had an engagement shoot with Darren recently and had such a lovely time! We absolutely love the photos and can't wait for him to cover our wedding in September! Also booked in for one of the amazing cake smashes for our Daughters 1st birthday and really looking forward to it. More...
Had a cakesmash photo shoot and the photos were beautiful, really happy. Would highly recommended.
Had a fab on location shoot. Darren was brilliant with the kids. Will def use again.
Lovely service. Darren was really good with both my children. The photos we have received are brilliant. Would highly recommend xx
Just got my CD through from my little girls 2nd cake smash and they are so good!! This was her 2nd cake smash and they are so much fun. Can't wait for our family shoot in a few weeks time! Would highly recommend D.B Photography. x x More...
Thanks for Beau's birthday cake smash shoot!! Great photos to keep from his 1st birthday forever :)
Have just received my cake smash photos for my daughters first birthday and they are absolutely brilliant. Have recommended highly to friends and family. Thank you so much!
We thoroughly enjoyed.our visit and love our beautiful photos, thank you.
Absolutely Brilliant my boy loved eating cake for lunch.... Probably the messiest boy they have had yet. Can't fault them at all.... Can't wait to see the pictures when I get them on disc. Defiantly do it again when I have more children. Thank u so much xxx More...
Had a brilliant photo shoot for my daughter's 1st birthday. We were made very welcome and my baby loved it. The photos are brilliant, thank you. I can't wait for our family shoot.
Absolutely fantastic with my daughter cannot fault him! Thank you
What lovely people and very comfortable atmosphere and the photo of my daughter on my arm is absolutely wow!! Thank you :)
Darren goes out of his way to get the pictures your after. He's a lovely person too, he photographed our wedding day and a photo shoot with our baby and captured moments that will be with us always, we highly recommend him.
Vicky Louise Howell
Would highly recommend.. love my pictures.. :D
What a great team highly recommended they r great with young children which is a plus felt very comfortable in the studio keep up the great work and a big thank u can't wait 2 see the pictures xx
Brilliant pictures and brilliant people. Darren delivered photos the next day! Have already booked for my mums 50th party and recommended you to everyone! Thank you x
great shoot, really friendly and put my kids at ease, would highly recommend to friends and family x
Have already recommended you to several friends, and a few of them have been along. We got some fantastic photos, and I can't thank you enough
Fantastic photoshoot :) profesional and very nice people!!! They know how to work with kids and how to make them happy to look great on pictures! Highly recommended!!! We will defo come for another family photoshoot!! :) More...