ABOUT INDIGO + VIOLET
ABOUT INDIGO + VIOLET
ABOUT INDIGO + VIOLET
ABOUT INDIGO + VIOLET

Derbyshire Wedding Photographer

MEET
JENNY RYAN

BEAUTIFULLY RELAXED WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY FOR COUPLES WHO WANT FOR THEIR WEDDING DAY TO FEEL LIKE A WEDDING DAY, NOT A PHOTOSHOOT!

You are browsing Google, searching for your perfect Derbyshire Wedding Photographer, BUT…

– You are worried because when looking at some photographers websites all you seem to see are endless boring group photographs and posed stiff portraits. Where is all the fun?

– You just want to enjoy your amazing day with your family and friends, laughing and having fun!

– You don’t want to stand for hours on end being awkwardly ‘posed’ by a photographer, just to try to achieve the ‘perfect’ shot.

– You want your wedding album to be full of real joyful happy moments and tears of laughter, instead of those fake ‘Cheese’ smiles.

– You want a wedding day, not a photo shoot!

My name is Jenny Ryan and I am the Owner and Photographer behind Indigo and Violet Photography, based in Derby. As a documentary style wedding photographer, couples love that I am a specialist at taking beautiful candid natural photographs in my special relaxed and unobtrusive way!

ABOUT
INDIGO + VIOLET

Indigo and Violet is all about capturing all that awesomeness that happens naturally on your wedding day!
It’s about getting right in there and taking fun joyful photographs of you and your guests while you are having the time of your lives. It’s about you receiving back photographs of amazing things that you hadn't realised had even happened! - Think of me as your personal photographic ninja; capturing the atmosphere of your day and preserving for you the best memories that you will ever make!

When you come over to my cosy little home office for a hot chocolate, to meet me and talk all about your wedding plans, you will see how passionate I am about my work as a documentary wedding photographer. Tell me all about your hopes and dreams for your very special day and see how I can offer you a fun and meaningful alternative to posed and stiff wedding photography. You will see how I create unique and emotive photographs that will mean so much to you now and still in 50 years time. We will talk about why it’s important to you that I capture those amazing moments that other wedding photographers would not think to photograph!

Jenny Ryan, Derby Wedding Photographer
"WE HAVE HAD SO MANY COMMENTS FROM OUR GUESTS ABOUT HOW LOVELY JENNY WAS; EVEN MY 91-YEAR-OLD GRANDMA APPROVED OF HOW DISCREET SHE WAS IN THE CHURCH. WE HONESTLY COULDN'T RECOMMEND JENNY ENOUGH."

BASED IN DERBY, BUT TRAVELS ALL OVER

Jenny Ryan and Indigo and Violet Photography is based out of Mickleover, in Derby.
Being an on-location specialist I get to work from lots of beautiful wedding venues and other stunning outdoor locations all over Derby, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, and the wider East Midlands, and also into Burton, South Yorkshire, and Leicestershire too.
With my knowledge of the local area I can recommend the perfect location for your couple shoots and pre-wedding sessions.
Some of my favourite wedding venues include: The West Mill, Aswarby Rectory, Ticknall Village Hall, Calke Abbey, Kedleston Country House, Swancar Farm, Alrewas Hayes and so on. I particularly love wedding venues that are relaxed and suited to couples that want put their own stamp on things. No where to stuffy and formal!
Some of the outdoor places that I love to photograph are Elvaston Castle, Black Rocks at Cromford, the Stepping Stones at Dovedale, Bradgate Park, Belper River Gardens, Wollaton Hall, Markeaton Park, and The University of Nottingham Gardens.​
I would love to hear from you, wherever you may be, if you are interested in my unique approach to wedding photography, please do get in touch and we can discuss your date and ideas!

OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY

“​Jenny Ryan is a documentary style wedding photographer, who has won multiple awards from the Guild of Professional Photographers for her high standard of craftsmanship. Furthermore her work has been published in national and international wedding blogs such as So You’re Getting Married and Let’s Bee Together, and Your East Midlands Wedding Magazine (Oct/Nov 2018), and is featured on numerous wedding venue websites.
Based in Mickleover in Derby, she regularly travels all over the UK to photograph beautiful weddings and document memories to last a lifetime Jenny’s style is described as creative, fun, and innovative, with a strong emphasis on capturing connection and joy.
​Jenny is a registered professional member of The Guild of Professional Photographers, the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers, and also the Baby and Newborn Photography Association, and she is dedicated to Professional Development and continual learning.
She is comprehensively insured and DBS certified.”

SIX FUN FACTS

1. I was once an extra in a music video filmed at Pinewood Studios, where we had to be drenched in tonic water for the whole time, because, did you know, tonic water glows in the dark.⁣
2. I could probably eat my body weight in Haagen Dazs if given half the chance. Only the gluten free varieties though, since I'm a Coeliac.⁣ (Boo!)
3. I was a hospital manager for 10 years, in charge of the Head and Neck Cancer Service and Specialist Surgery (ENT, Ophthalmology, OMFS, etc). As a result, I have watched many many kinds of operations. (Best part of the job!)⁣
4. I am a whizz at fixing things and solving problems! So I'm a great person to have on your team on your wedding day!⁣
5. This year (July) will be our 10 year wedding anniversary, (yep I got married when I was 23), and to celebrate I wanted us to go to Vegas and renew our vows with Elvis, buuuuut we have ended up buying a new house instead - Boo hoo!!⁣
6. I'm an introvert at heart, and love nothing more than a bit of peace and quiet. In fact, I go a bit mad if I haven't had much silence in a few days!⁣
7. I would argue that being a wedding photographer is one of the best jobs a person can possibly have! I mean, where else can you get a job that lets you share in other peoples most happiest of days, lets you eat lots of wedding cake, and then lets you sit in your pyjamas for days-on-end editing photos that make you smile huge great beaming smiles! So, thank you to you all!

At Amalfi White Wedding Venue, Melbourne Derbyshire