Bride and groom from the air laying on a pontoon by a pond with a bright green algea bloom

stopping time since 1999

Bride and Groom stand by a neon sign saying it was always you.
Colourful Confetti coveres a bride and Groom
Wedding dancefloor action shot of lady in red dress jumping
Bridal party on the lawn outside Milton Abbey Church wedding

Photography as unique as your wedding

Congratulations on your engagement, I’m assuming that you are in here after the big question was asked and now you’re lost in a world of wedding industry websites. It’s bewildering, isn’t it?

Your wedding is your perfect plan for a perfect day, your wedding suppliers, not only your photographer need to ‘get you’. Understanding what makes you tick and what you love to do. On your wedding day, you need the confidence to step back and let us do our job without interfering, that comes with trust and experience. Having been a full-time wedding photographer for 25 years and photographed over 500 weddings you can count on the fact I know my craft. This means you can relax on your wedding day in the knowledge your dreams are being captured, even the moments you miss.

“Our guests loved having him around on the day. He was always in place to get the right shot. He also gave good directions on posing for photos and was able to make us laugh and relax”

Adam and Elizabeth

Magic by Alfie at Abbots Court wedding
Guy in green suit shows us how to dance

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Photographer Reviews

Quite a few people end up at my website after reading testimonials and reviews in places like The Wedding Industry Awards, BrideBook, Trustpilot and Google not forgetting the social networks. It makes me so happy that my skill as a wedding photographer has created lasting memories for so many people over the years, not only for my couples but for their families for years to come.

Amber Lily Crain
Amber Lily Crain
2023-12-31
Nathan was hands down one of the best things about our wedding. He was absolutely wonderful from start to finish- recommending other suppliers to us, being incredibly calming, and even making sure I didn’t keel over from lack of food on the day! He slotted in so well and we’ve had so many comments from all of our guests about how kind and funny he was, and to top it off, our photos are absolutely beautiful. Thank you for everything Nathan!
amanda james
amanda james
2023-12-06
Nathan is just fabulous. We are so glad that we chose Nathan to capture our day. He was absolutely fantastic from the start, he made everyone feel comfortable and was a pleasure to have with us. All our guests commented on how lovely he was. Fast forward to the photos and we were just blown away with how well he captured the day. The photos are what's left and we look forward to retelling our magical story again and again......Thank you Libra Photographic!!
Richard Vaughan
Richard Vaughan
2023-12-03
We used Nathan as our wedding photographer this summer & we are so pleased we did. He was recommend to us, and I would recommend him to anyone. He was great fun, easy to work with, listened to what we wanted, & came up with some fantastic creative ideas. Great at getting even the most reluctant people to smile. If you are looking for a photographer... he is your man
Brian Collins
Brian Collins
2023-03-31
Brilliant photos. Excellent photographer.
jeremy heading
jeremy heading
2023-01-29
Look no further If you want to perfectly capture your Wedding Day, we cannot recommend Nathan enough. You have now found the most knowledgeable, enthusiastic, cost effective, helpful, unobtrusive wedding photographer around who delivered in an on-time manner a very wide range of remarkable photographs that amazingly reflected the many and varied events of our Wedding Day. Thank you Nathan – Jemime and Jeremy
Vicki Smith
Vicki Smith
2022-10-09
Nathan was incredible from start to finish, we originally met him at a friends wedding and when planning knew exactly who we wanted to contact for our special day! He had such a great presence and made taking photos fun and relaxed. We were keen for some natural photos and he captured these perfectly. He was perfect with our flower girl and making her laugh too! He was also great at knowing lots of little hints and tips throughout the day and really helped with keeping everything organised which was a great help! We couldn’t recommend Nathan more! Getting our photos back made us relive a very special day and we can’t thank him enough!
Ben R
Ben R
2022-09-29
Nathan was the photographer for my wedding, he is a great guy and easy to work with. He blends into the background when he's working as he was very popular with our guests. I met Nathan when he did the photo's for my friends wedding and he came across really well and when I saw there photo's I knew I wanted him to do ours as well. Obviously the day photos are amazing, but I really love the night photos when he captured people in very natural scenes, dancing, drinking and laughing. It's these photo's that really make the memories special as we can see all of our friends and family having such a lovely time and plenty of fun. In terms of money I'm sure you can get cheaper, but you can also get a lot more expensive. The old saying of "you get what you pay for" comes to mind and when you look at the quality of reviews he's got you can see he's a class act. We highly recommend Nathan.
Rachel Gray-Sims
Rachel Gray-Sims
2022-09-25
If you’re looking for a friendly, experienced and incredibly talented wedding photographer then Nathan is your guy. We’re so thankful for the part he played in our day and for capturing beautiful moments in such a discreet way. Cannot recommend enough!
Adam Alcantara
Adam Alcantara
2022-09-22
Nathan is brilliant. We hired him after he did my sisters wedding back in 2021 and did an amazing job. He did a great job for our wedding in every way. The photographs provided were all amazing, and we and our guests loved having him around on the day. He was always in place to get the right shot. He also gave good directions on posing for a photos and was able to make us laugh and relax, which was useful for us as we don't usually pose for photos
David Howells-Cole
David Howells-Cole
2022-07-10
This guy was absolutely brilliant, went over and above, photos were incredible and they guy was a pleasure to have at our wedding. I could not strongly recommend enough. There is no way that I can think you won't have the best experience with Nathan. One of life's true, honest and lovely gentlemen.
Dorset Wedding Photographer - Nathan Eames

I’m Nathan, the face and creative spirit behind Libra Photographic, where every image is a chapter of your love story. The approach for your wedding photography is simple, narrate your big day through photographs, capturing every emotion and moment, from the quiet to the exuberant, in beautifully crafted images. It’s a blend of refined elegance and creative flair, all with a documentary twist. With over 20 years of perfecting my art, I’ve developed a primarily observational style, with just the right amount of creativity sprinkled in, creating honest, real, and truly epic portraits of you, your friends and family throughout the day.

Libra Photographic is for couples who deeply value their memories being captured in a way that’s unobtrusive, natural, and genuine—without the need for poses or direction.

UK Wedding Photographer

Until very recently I have not entered awards as I believed, and still do, that I work for my customers and not my portfolio but I have bowed to the realisation that it inspires a bit of confidence in this world of virtual meetings. Not everyone can meet me in person, so let’s get some judges to do the work for you. When I first started as a wedding photographer I was a member of the Royal Photographic Society and climbed to an Associate photographer. Since 2020 I have entered a few competitions and won peer awards with the Wedding Photojournalist Association, Wedding Photography Select, Masters of wedding photography. In 2023 this led me to being listed in the top 50 photographers in the world. I’m happy with that! 2024’s challenge to get past the top 25.

Top 50 Artistic photographer in the world number 34. with the WPJA

Alongside these peer awards, I have received some business awards too, a regional finalist in the Wedding Industry Awards for two years running (2021&2022), the LuxLife Customer Service award for the ‘most client-focused wedding photographer of the year 2022″, top 10 wedding UK photography blogs on Feedspot since 2016, published on numerous wedding blogs and a spattering of magazine features. I have to admit I enjoy the recognition as a Photographer, the awards are lovely but they are meaningless without treating my customers like friends and giving the best service I can.

Have Camera, will travel

As a photographer serving the local area, I get to visit Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Somerset and Devon frequently however, I travel across the UK and I’ve been known to shoot abroad too. The cost of travel is something that can affect the price of your wedding package but most of the time it is inclusive. I feel fortunate that I can travel for my job, seeing new places and exploring new wedding venues is a perk of the job and it keeps me creative, that’s how awards are won.

All are welcome here

There has been a lot of talk about inclusivity in recent times. This has never been in question here.

We are all working this shift on spaceship Earth travelling through the cosmos together. We all have the same struggles and joys experiencing life in this momentary blink of existence so let us come together and celebrate this shared experience, rather than focus on our differences.

LGBTQ wedding rainbow at Ashley Wood Farm

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