James & Laura : We could not be happier with our entire experience
with Darryl. From day one, right up to ordering our wedding album,
he has been great. We had a wedding party in excess of 200, and
our photos have turned out brilliant. He was able to organise the
large group from photo to photo without delaying the timings of
our day or making us feel rushed. Darryl was great at allowing the
pair of us to feel comfortable in front of the camera for both posed
and candid shots. The pre shoot was a really great opportunity to
practice this, but also to bounce off ideas about particular photos
you want, and Darryl had great vision for photo opportunities we
hadn't even thought of. Thank you so much Darryl!
a family portrait done by Darryl, 4 adults and 5 kids. This could
have been a huge challenge but Darryl was great with the kids, and
made the shoot fun for them. Parents absolutely loved the photo,
even brought my mum to tears. Would definitely recommend!
chose Darryl to photograph our wedding because his pictures are
so natural and the ceremony package he offers was exactly what we
were looking for. Having the pre-wedding shoot is a great idea,
we felt much more at ease on the big day knowing what to expect.
Darryl had a great rapport with the guests, including the children
and he has produced a beautiful collection of photographs for us.
We are over the moon with the service we received and would definitely
recommend Darryl to anyone looking for a professional photographer.
Catherine & Dan
Really pleased with the shots of the children and the way you interacted
with them during the session - they loved it! Would recommend you
again without hesitation - Sylvia M
Darryl was recommended to us for our wedding and did not disappoint.
The pre-wedding shoot ensured we felt at ease with him on the day
and knew what to expect. We asked him to capture natural and relaxed
photographs, which he did in his friendly manner without imposing
on the guests. The finished album is wonderful, after we had great
difficulty in choosing from the massive selection of fantastic photographs
taken. Darryl has created us some wonderful memories of our perfect
day and we would not hesitate in recommending him. Big thanks again,
Mike and Julie Lee
Darryl was the photographer for our wedding and my bride and I
are having a difficult time narrowing the photos down to fit into
an album as every single one is fantastic. Darryl made us feel at
ease with his professionalism but also with his humour too, we had
a great day with him from start to finish. Ive also attended 2 other
weddings where he has been the photographer and the photos on these
occasions have also been amazing. We would recommend him to anyone.
Sean & Becky.
had a boudoir photo shoot done as a present for my other half. The
photos and calendar turned out fantastic. My other half was blown
away and really loved his present. Although I was rather nervous
on the day, there was no need to be, Darryl was very professional.
I highly recommend anyone wanting to do this, even if it’s out of
your comfort zone, to do it. You will not be disappointed and will
walk away with your confidence soaring. Once again thank you so
Thanks again Darryl for our beautiful photographs and beautiful
album. You did an amazing job, every single person at the wedding
had said how easy you were to work with and how good you were!!
I have recommended you to whoever asks and I look forward to a photo
shoot with our new addition ! Sarah & Dave Cone
As most of these
reviews seem to be about weddings, I wanted to give feedback about
some pictures Darryl took of my ten month old. Like most ten month
olds, my daughter can be wary of new people (especially men), so
I was worried that the 45 minute photoshoot session would be spent
in tears - I need not have worried. Darryl was very comfortable
around my child and made her feel the same way. As a first time
mother I am aware of how time consuming it can be wrangling an inquisitive
child who only wants to explore - Darryl gave us both time to adjust
to the surroundings of the studio and made the whole experience
much less daunting than it could have been. As for the finished
products, I couldn't be happier - extremely professionally finished,
I can't wait to place my order and start showing off my pictures.
I'll certainly be keeping Darryl in mind for any future events.
Jen Birch, Oct 2015
Thank you Darryl
Brooks have just spent the whole evening looking at your amazing
....stunning wedding photographs of Claire Hickey & Michael Hickey
fabulous wedding day....well done you. Heather Hickey · Kinross,
Finding a photographer
for your special day is one of the most stressful things to check
off your list. We found that the list of what you want from a photographer
grows the more you think about it. Do you really just want someone
who can come, take good shots and leave? No, you need someone who
can interact with all guests; someone who can pull everyone in line,
so the photos are not taking hours; someone who can capture the
day and not just take the usual shots; and most importantly someone
who understands YOU and YOUR needs and doesn’t charge the earth.
We got all of this and more from Darryl.
Amazing photos of a wonderful Family Wedding. A film star couldn't
have had a better photographer! Linda Willis (Georgina and Steve)
We are so grateful
to Darryl for photographing our wedding. We choose Darryl because
he his kind, good natured and friendly. He asked us what we wanted.
I was always able to contact him and ask as many questions as we
liked. Before the wedding we had a pre-wedding shoot which was a
great idea, it helped us get used to the camera and get to know
Darryl more too. This made us more relaxed for our special day.
On our big day, Darryl was amazing he put everyone at ease. We wanted
natural photographs with a few group ones. During our church ceremony
Darryl was wonderful he snapped quietly away making sure not to
impede on the importance of the ceremony. For the group shots afterwards
he was relaxed and organised everyone calmly without being pushy.
At the wedding breakfast and evening do Darryl was great. He had
taken some lovely photographs but we hardly noticed he was there.
He wasn’t ‘in your face.’ He worked really hard. Our wedding album
is truly amazing. The quality of the photographs are magnificent.
Everyone whom we have shown it to loves them and we do to. Lauren
and night - don't think anything could have been better - Tracy
day and such a privilege to be able to share Hannah and Scott's
wedding. Photos really excellent- a day to remember! Di Leadbetter
the informality of our day perfectly! We asked for informal shots
as much as possible and the photos completely do the day justice;
they hold so many amazing memories just how we wanted. Thank you
so much Hannah, Scott and Isla
The only thing
you need to know about Darryl Brooks is that he is amazing! My advice
to anybody reading this is to simply stop at the end of this sentence
and hire him now. For those still unsure, let me explain my statement.
I had a fantastic
time, a massive thankyou to you both for making me look and feel
amazing. The photos are just fantastic darryl - Adele
Thanks to Darryl
Brooks for our fabulous wedding album and parents album, they are
amazing :) Melanie J
Well I must
say i feel alot better in my self after that photo shoot.. Had fun
doing it :)) big thanks to my mum for coming with me and a very
big thanks to Darryl :-) Soreena
Just wanted to say a huge thank you to Darryl for a wonderful service
and a wedding album we are thrilled with. Darryl listened to exactly
the type of pictures we wanted and delivered exactly that and more,
he was brilliant on the day, unintrusive and made everyone relaxed.
Compared to the prices of other Hull wedding photographers he was
very well priced and well below a lot of other quotes we had, however
we felt the service and quality of the album was second to none
and the pictures beautiful. We will not hesistate to recommend Darryl
to anyone who needs a photographer - wedding or otherwise and anyone
reading this review should go ahead and book him - you will not
be disappointed! 5/5 Jenny S
friendly, had pre wedding shoot and full wedding package - excellent
service. Photos are amazing, positive comments from everyone. Thank
again Darryl =). 5/5 Melanie J
photos of Leo are amazing, thank you so much! Kacie C
you for today Darryl! I came away feeling all sorts of unbelievable
emotions...esp empowered & proud. Can't wait to see the end result
photographs are Amazing!!! Thank you so much. Now I got to decide
on which ones! Beverley C
I would recommend Darryl to any of our friends when looking for
wedding photographers. Prior to our wedding we had an informal chat
and discussed our ideas, which included some extra ordinary wedding
backdrops, notably the local chemicals park where myself an my new
wife first met. Darryl was very receptive to our suggestions and
we scoped out a full plan for the day. Darryl captured a blushing
bride preparing for her wedding, a nervous groom waiting at the
venue, the brides entrance, our aforementioned unusual photographs,
our arrival at the venue and the general feel of all the guests.
He did so in a non intrusive manner while still capturing all of
the key events in a truly packed day, we kept him very busy. After
the event we received our photo's to a prompt time-frame which was
appreciated as it enabled us to share them with the Brides parents
before they left for China. Our guests gave positive reviews of
the photos, they particularly liked the real life shots where people
were not posing for the camera. Darryl was very good at stealth
photography which really helped capture the real feel of the day,
of course we did all the standard posed photographs as well. The
one thing I would say is that the weather was very much on our side
on the day but I am sure the photographs would have turned out nicely
at any rate. 4.7/5 Adam and Shanshan M
you Darryl for doing such a brilliant job on our wedding day at
the Deep in September. Family and Friends think the photos are amazing.
Your photographs are really imaginative and capture a variety of
moments which we will treasure. Thank you for all the work you have
done in meeting up with us to discuss our requirements. 5/5 Chris
and Ian Jacobs
A big thank you Darryl for photographing our wedding ceremony and
reception in September. You made both us and our guests feel comfortable
and relaxed. The photo's are lovely and capture our special day
perfectly. We definitely recommend! Thank you again - 5/5 Mr and
what can I say, you did the most amazing job on our wedding photo's
they are just perfect - Claire
service, really professional but very down to earth and friendly.
I actually have a slight phobia about having my photo taken but
was completely made to feel at ease throughout. Highly recommended.
Thank you Darryl - Jenny F
you for our photo book. It's really lovely. The layout is fantastic
too. Thanks again - Vicky
made us feel at ease throughout the day. His service was always
prompt and helpful. When we received our album the quality of the
pictures and album was fantastic I would not not hesitating in recommending
Darryl Brooks Photography - Emma
have recently received our wedding album which we are absolutely
delighted with! Well worth the weeks/months of choosing and changing.
The day itself was just how we wanted; relaxed with pictures capturing
our guests having fun in sharing our day. Thank you so much for
making it special. I have definitely passed your name onto a few
friends who are planning their wedding! -Lian
Darryl… Finally got round to picking the photos out for our album,
the photos are absolutely stunning and we cant wait to see the finished
article - PG
photos are lovely, thank you so much! Katie
can I say, everything was just perfect. Darryl took all the pictures
we asked for and many more with it. He wasn't Intrusive of the day
or our guests.The photos are just amazing, will highly recommend
him to anyone looking for a photographer in the future - Nicola