Eleanor Joy Photography

Photographer / Designer

Eleanor Joy


Hello there, I’m Eleanor, a creative photographer, designer and lover of life. I find inspiration from the people I meet, the places I’m in and the worlds I find within books.

I haven’t always been a photographer. Once upon a time, I was a little baby: born to a vicar and a french teacher. When I became a child, I developed my love for people and an admiration for human interaction. When I became an adolescent, I was given my first camera and that is when I’d say I became a photographer.

The camera came everywhere with me: throughout Europe, Australia and Africa. It was by my side at school, sixth-form and university (BA Graphic Communication, Bath Spa). I even considered bringing it to my own wedding but I needed my hands to put a ring on my husband’s finger.

I’ve now been photographing weddings since 2013 and it’s part of who I am. It draws together all things I love in life and it thrills me to know the images I take will be passed on for generations to come.

University taught me how to use the images I take to create book covers, illustrations and publications. Now, I use that knowledge to create bespoke beautiful wedding albums.

So now you’ve heard about my journey, I can’t wait to be part of yours on your big day.

– if you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask!

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Will & Germaise
"Eleanor has a gift of taking candid, creative and natural shots, which we wanted and loved, so thank you Eleanor for the wonderful job. It's very easy to be around Eleanor as her presence is not imposing at all and we didn't even realise our photos were taken. We are delighted you were our photographer and I'm still looking at the photos again and again!"

Will & Germaise
26th June 2016
Phil & Katie
"Thank you so much for the wonderful photos; they are perfect! I can't stop looking at them. Thank you for capturing our day seamlessly, I am so glad we were able to book you!!"

Phil & Katie
13th August 2016
Andrei & Catharine
"You were so very helpful with organising and the photos you took were unobstructive, natural and hugely charming.In fact, whenever I have shown the photos to anyone, everyone's second reaction (after saying how beautiful Catharine looked in her dress) is to say how fantastic the photos are and how excellent the photographer was."


Andrei & Catharine
4th September 2016
Andrew & Laura
"Eleanor organised all the group photos with skill and patience. She was in all the right places without being intrusive which made for brilliant candid shots. Eleanor's overall communication was highly impressive which added to our stress free day. Thank you Eleanor!"

Andrew & Laura
18th March 2016

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