Hi my name is Joe Watkins and I'm a self-confessed photography addict.

I specialize in weddings and portraiture, I love my job and the best thing about it is I get to meet new people and capture some of the happiest moments in their lives for them.

Some things about me; I have a beautiful wife named Kate who I married one fine day in June 2015 and a cuddly dog called Callie.

I like keeping fit (most of the time), I enjoy a good BBQ and good coffee.

The word congregate bothers me as do the taste of mushrooms.

Gadgets and outdoorsy activities excite me, and continuing to see what beauty this world has to offer will always be on my bucket list.

What makes my days so worthwhile is to meet the excited newly engaged couple and talk to them about their big day, to photograph the newborn baby that proud loving parents have brought into this world.

To capture that tear shed by a father of a beautiful bride and to see that happy go lucky grin on a child's face during a family photo shoot.

I think my philosophy is pretty simple; a memorable moment happens so quickly-but your photographs will last forever; this is what I want to produce for you.

I love the idea that the photographs I create for my clients will be proudly displayed in their homes and treasured for years to come, even passed down through generations.

I like to think I don't just produce photographs for my clients, I capture memories.

Serviced Areas

  • West Midlands

Contact Details

  City Birmingham
  Postcode B26 1JX
  Address 59 Bryn Arden Road
  Phone Number 078 1782 4376

Customer Testimonials

Joe was professional, friendly and approachable throughout. We met several times before our big day and on the morning of to discuss our thoughts and the plan of the day. He tailored his style to fit in with our ideas and preferences. We received a lot of compliments from our guests as well who were all impressed. Finally great photos which captured our amazing day. Couldn't have asked for more. Thank you Joe!

We met Joe at an exhibition and after having a chat about what we wanted - we realised he was the perfect choice. It was a decision we didn't regret. Joe met with us in person before the wedding day to understand our requirements. He also visited the venue beforehand to identify the best locations on the day. Importantly for us, Joe lets you drive what you want but also steps in to ensure his knowledge and experience create superb pictures you can cherish forever. We got married at Berkeley Castle and his work rate on the day was relentless. He took over 1,000 pictures and managed to calmly and professionally get people together when pictures were being taken (not an easy job with 100+ people around).

The pictures were all of a very high quality and were received within a beautiful leather album . All other pictures were provided to us on a USB. We couldn't have asked for a better photographer and our family have all agreed that the wedding album is the best they've seen. What's more, Joe was affordable. I am very confident when I say that you are very unlikely to book a photographer that provides such high quality pictures at such a competitive price. Thanks Joe for all of your hard and professional work and best of luck for the future.

I found Joe by looking online at photographers in the West Midlands. After stumbling onto his page and looking at his photographs I knew I had to put him on my shortlist.

Joe came to meet us at our house and I immediately got on with him and knew he would be a good person to have take the photographs for our wedding.

On the wedding day joe was on time and made sure to get all of the photos I requested and some I would never have thought of.

I'm so happy with all of my wedding photographs and could not recommend a better photographer. He even managed to get it to look like it wasn't raining and miserable on our outside photographs.

Thank you Joe

Joe kindly did our Wedding photography December last year and to say we were thrilled is an understatement. He made us feel completely relaxed on the day and captured images I never thought were possible, intimate moments of laughter, smiles and tears that are there and gone in a second yet because of Joe will remain with us for a lifetime. The one thing felt by all who attended was that we really wouldn't have known Joe was there, there was no intrusion during the day and even when ourselves and guests were asked to gather it was done so calmly and respectfully. We will forever be grateful to Joe for making our wedding day and the memories we now look back on one of the most wonderful days of our life.....so far. Thanks really don't seem enough.

Joe Watkins photography... Well what can I say! Great professional service provided on our wedding day. Happy to work with our requirements and put his twist on the style of picture. Worked well with our son who struggles with eye contact but what a great selection of photos taken as Joe made him laugh and enjoy the photos.

We found Joe at a wedding fayre as we were looking for a photographer because ours had cancelled on us. Joe came round to the house went through everything and kept us fully informed up until our wedding day. He was so professional and managed to organise everyone and took amazing photos which tell the story of our day beautifully. We now have many treasured memories of our family and friends forever. Our only dilemma was choosing which ones to frame because there were so many amazing photos to pick from. Thanks Joe for being such an important part of our day.

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Here's a few of my favourite shots from Jenny & Joe's wedding at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. I just love that golden hour sun!
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All prepped & packed for Jen & Joeโ€™s Wedding tomorrow Birmingham Botanical Gardens Think I may need a bigger camera bag!
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IT'S ALL IN THE D E T A I L S... Making all the little details matter. Some availability for 2018 dates, currently taking bookings for 2019. Get in touch for availability and my latest offers. www.joewatkins.co.uk www.facebook.com/joewatkinsphotography
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Dancing into the week like no one is watching... ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ•บ Venue: Ghyll Manor Hotel #joewatkinsphotography #westmidlandswedding #weddingphotography #birminghamweddingphotographer #firstdance #dancepartnerforlife #firstdanceashusbandandwife #dance #smoothmoves
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Next weekend I will be photographing the lovely couple Alisha + Joe's wedding day at Hogarths. Meanwhile here is a little preview of their engagement shoot also joined by their adorable chocolate Labrador who was definitely not camera shy! See you next
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Heres a sneaky peak of Jen + Matt's wedding, such a beautiful chilled out day! Congrats guys!
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