New Year’s Eve Wedding at the Double Tree by Hilton Liverpool City Centre

huge confetti shot on the wedding day at the Double Tree by Hilton in Liverpool City Centre

New Year’s Eve Liverpool City Centre Wedding Photography

Shauna and Kris’s city centre wedding was held at the Double Tree by Hilton in Liverpool. A stunning venue for any city centre wedding with stunning architecture, a beautiful ceremony room and I’d easily say one of the grandest staircases in the whole city! I love the hustle and bustle of city life and with Liverpool being my home city, I feel very honoured when I’m asked to capture a wedding there.

I met Shauna and Kris via Instagram around 18 months before the wedding and we had an instant connection from the start, our photography styles matched perfectly. We shot some lovely engagement images round Liverpool a few months before the wedding, and it was a total pleasure to get to know them both that little bit better.


On the wedding day bridal prep started early with Shauna, her bridesmaids Laura and Helen and mother of the bride Ann relaxing in the Presidential Suite of the Double Tree. Jeanette Flynn (Make up Artist) and Kathy Griffiths (Hair by Kathleen) were both super organised and blissfully pampering the girls before the big reveal later in the Grand Ceremony Room of the Double Tree. Kris and the boys were over in the Richmond Hotel around the corner from the Double Tree. Sipping on single malt, filling up hip flasks of dutch courage and making sure sporrans and kilts were fitted correctly. A short walk over through the city and Shauna’s man was ready for her big entrance.

Kilts, Bagpipes and Confetti, what more do you need for a wedding?!

The ceremony was just perfect, Kris patiently waiting at the alter for his bride to turn the corner and walk down the aisle towards him. Shauna lightened up the room as she entered in her stunning wedding dress, dad Frank on her arm and traditional bag pipes playing by Phil McConnell. With lighting of the Unity candle and a traditional Scottish hand fasting ceremony it will be a wedding hard to forget.

Good old mother nature hit just as we were ready for confetti, so standing in the grand entrance to the Double Tree, family and friends covered both Shauna and Kris from head to toe! A lovely backing of the old library room and songs from the very talented Kyle Ray was perfect for guests to relax to before a sensational wedding breakfast. Their room was set up beautifully, very rustic with raw log centre pieces, homely flower arrangements and a stunning hand cut wooden LOVE sign finishing off their room perfectly.

Speeches went down a treat! Father of the bride Frank enjoyed sharing some stories about young Shauna and Kris did well to keep the emotions back, although he would probably disagree with that! Best man Alan did a stellar job too, with a few old stories to remind Kris on what a great choice he made asking him to be best man...

The last evening of 2017, the first as man and wife.

The evening started with a great set from Kyle Ray and his four-piece band Caramel Dragons. Shauna and Kris entered the room with a standing ovation from family and friends. A wondrous first dance followed with guests joining the newlyweds on the dance floor before a heart warming father and bride dance.

Thank you so much guys for allowing me to be such a huge part of not only your wedding day but also the run up to it. I feel I have gained two new friends and I hope the relationship we have made can grow hand in hand with the new relationship you both have made becoming man and wife.

To all the wonderful vendors whom helped tremendously to make the happy couples day run smoothly, thank you! A huge shout out to my 2nd photographer for the day Nick from Crystal Logic. Thanks buddy, it’s always a pleasure having you by my side!

Here are some of my favourite images from Shauna and Kris’s city centre wedding at the Double Tree by Hilton in Liverpool. If you are planning a city centre wedding and want to chat about your photography plans drop me a message “HERE”

All Shauna and Kris' vendors and their links are below.

Adam Joe


Lastly... A view of their day from behind the camera!


Thanks to these amazing wedding suppliers for making this wedding day so awesome: 

Venue: Double Tree by Hilton Liverpool

Make Up Artist: Jeanette Flynn Make up Artist

Hair Stylist: Kathy Griffiths - Hair by Kathleen

Flowers: Dutch Flower Shop

Cake: Orange Blossom Bakehouse

Dress Maker: Pronovias from Emma Bridal wear

Bridesmaids Dresses: Asos Bridesmaid collection

Grooms Suit: Kilts4u

Shoes: Kurt Geiger

Wedding Rings: Diamond Heaven Manchester

Room Decoration: Big Entertainment - Instagram

LOVE letters: dollzevents

Bagpiper: Phil McConnell

DJ: Big Entertainment - Instagram

Band: Caramel Dragons - Kyle Ray Music

Food Caterers: Double Tree by Hilton Liverpool

If you are planning a city centre styled wedding or any other type of wedding and want to chat about your photography plans drop me below

Few words from our stunning bride

Special Shout out to Nicola Devaney & her incredible team.
(Conference and Events Manager at the Double Tree, Liverpool)

They really went above and beyond for us and all our guests on the day.

Also Stephanie Scott. ( Senior Meetings & events coordinator)

For understanding how much every detail meant to us and putting that in to place before hand.