Kind Words - Unscripted Photography by Claire Batey
lifestyle photographer UK testimonials
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. . .  it’s a pleasure to capture your EveryDays and your BigDays.
And my face lights up like a Christmas tree when I get feedback like this . . .

AHHHHHHHHHHHH AHHHHHH AHHHHHHH AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!! I'm struggling with words! Thank you thank you THANK YOU! The mountain of pics are brilliant, and the film is amazing! Thank you!!!!!! . . . thank you for your unique incredibly personal touches!! - Helen


Hi Claire, We received our box today and have just looked through them tonight. We are absolutely ecstatic! We cant thank you enough for capturing everything so perfect in such a creative and beautiful way. You are truly amazing, we will treasure these memories forever. And thank you so much for adding that extra photo for Jonnys mam and dad, they will be over the moon with it as that is such an important place for them. Thanks again, Speak soon! - Faye and Jonny xxx

Brought tears to my eyes

Hi, yes thank you Claire for such a beautiful collection of memories, you really did capture some VERY special moments without the subjects knowing........brought tears to my eyes.......happy tears 😂. Love your style Claire, you have a unique and artistic talent.......together with your lovely energy, you made it a joyous experience . . . - Jeanette


OMG CLAIRE!!! I am blown away and lost for words!!!! xxx . . . Thank you for everything U made my wedding an extra special memory . . . - Gabby


Love them so much, and the vídeo!!! Wow, is truly amazing and you’ve completely captured us and je day perfectly. Thank you 😊 - Helen

Oh my Days!

In the words of Mrs Batey.... ‘OH MY DAYS!! That’s all I can say right now...... we couldn’t wait... we stayed up until 1am watching everything..... WE LOVE YOU!!! We think you are the most awesome talented person on the universe right now...... and the HEN DO!!!! Arrrggghhhh ❤️it ❤️it❤️it❤️it!!!! I’ve got to call you.... maybe when I’ve had some coffee..... thank you thank you thank you thankyou! Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx - Claire

If you only captured that one sneak peek . . .

Oh my days Claire Batey!!!you sent that sneak this morning just as we all were travelling back to the venue with Chris and Judith and it took 4 attempts by 3 different people to get through your words. We all had tears streaming down our faces ( obviously Chris and and I got some dust or straw in our eyes ) what a day, so overwhelming and emotional but I had a smile on my face from start to finish and I am still buzzing now although also a bit exhausted! We were so pleased you agreed to be our photographer and if you only captured that one sneek photo it still says so much about our very special day! Thank you! thank you! thank you! Much love Stu x x 🚜👰🤵🚜❤

priceless reminder

We've just looked at the photos (a few) times and they are AMAZING. The slide show is such a nice touch, had us both in tears (and we don't cry easily!) We're defo wanting more once Evie's on her feet. You're such a fantastic photographer, we really mean that. The photos are a priceless reminder of a perfect moment with our beautiful babies! We honestly can't thank you enough - now we just have the very difficult job of picking the ones we like best to print, it's gonna be hard! xx - Rachel & Family

lovely family photos

Just wanted to thank you properly for the photos you did for us. Having such lovely family photos really means a lot. xxx - Emma & Family

box of memories

Thank you so much for my amazing box of memories! Just watched it for like the 5th time but minus the kids talking and climbing on top of me! I love the slide show - I've just sent a little clip to my friends and Jak's parents and they both said you are very talented and it's like a John Lewis Christmas advert! We are going to play it at Olivia's christening. . . Diane & Family


The photos Claire captured of me and my daughter were amazing- I sat and cried at the video of the photos! She's captured me in a way I didn't realise anyone could see- not even myself. Love love love! - Alice


So we opened our gorgeous box and OMG I am speechless. Stu and I were both sobbing watching the film. You are the most amazing talented lady and you have created the most amazing memories for us. We can't thank you enough. We love, love, loved every single photo! I just can't express what it means to us. You are incredible. xx - Claire

something in my eye . . .?

Just wanted to say thank you so much for the films and photos! I have watched it 3 times now and this time with Amelia and Harvey who loved it too. First time I watched it, I must of got something in my eye as there was a tear or two, but I loved, Claire loved, the kids loved it! - Stu

love them so much

Just looked at the photos and they are sooo brilliant!!! Thank you so much, I love them so much and I'm sure Chris will too. - Sally


Thank you Claire they look amazing! The ones with May in steal the show for me, lovely! I never knew she was such a little poser!! There are some great ones of all the kids actually. The colours are all lovely and there's even one of me looking good! There are some great group ones too and I'm sure M&K will be really happy with the family ones - Mandy


We LOVE the video and photographs!! Thank you SO much!! You really captured us as a family and will treasure those memories forever. Lola will love it too when she's old enough. - Jessica


Just a real quicky as am nursing a poorly boy! Didn't want the day to pass without getting in touch to say I love love love the photos - they made me cry. I'm going to surprise my parents tomorrow when I see them. You really have captured our every day - I know these will be treasured for years and years. You've done something really very special for our family and completely exceeded my expectations. The tiny details are just beautiful. What a special woman you are - the photos themselves are absolutely beautiful but it's more that you've so cleverly captured Ossie, our family relationships and all the special little things that I can't bear to ever think I might forget. Magic. Thank you, thank you Katherine X

absolutely perfect

We received the photos yesterday. I think Sarah has watched the video a total of 10 times at least already. It is absolutely perfect, thank you so much. We really are going to tell all our friends about you. You did such an incredible job and we couldn’t be happier. You are the best, thank you so much. Mr & Mrs O’Connor

Fancy me as your photographer?  Whether you want to preserve your EveryDay or your BigDay? Please feel free to call, email or even just text me.  We can have a chat, even meet for coffee, to discuss what shoot you have in mind, and heck . . . even make a new friend!