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"Cheshire wedding photographer Jeff Ascough is a world-renowned documentary wedding photographer serving Cheshire, Manchester, Liverpool, Merseyside, Lancashire, Lytham, the UK, and Europe. Jeff's reputation has afforded him the opportunity to photograph in many of the UK's most popular wedding venues-including: the Hillbark Hotel, Thornton Hall, Crewe Hall, Peckforton Castle, Rowton Hall, Soughton Hall, and The Lowry Hotel.
Jeff Ascough began his career in 1989, but became disillusioned with the intrusive, predictable, and formal photography of the time.
Taking inspiration from the documentary work of Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, and Sebastiao Salgado, Jeff began to approach the wedding as an observer working in the background, discreetly taking pictures that captured the very essence of the day. Over the years his photographic style grew and matured, guided by his love for strong composition and available light, and by his instinctive ability for capturing the 'decisive moment'.
By the mid 1990's Jeff had completely moved away from all aspects of traditional wedding photography, and was forging a path with a new, exciting brand of black and white documentary photography. Awards and accolades followed and Jeff became a tutor, seminar leader, and competition judge for Fuji, Kodak, BIPP and MPA in the UK."