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Party captured by Manchester Photographer

Updated: Apr 11


Girls group portrait at party

Party photography was the order of the day for Liz's surprise 30th at Manchester Hall, Bridge Street on Saturday 14th November. Many thanks to Andrew for hiring me again. Here's a preview of some of the photos from the night with many more to follow.


Arriving early around one hundred and fifty guests had to, of course, hide in a grand hall in silence awaiting Andrew & Liz's arrival. Scroll to the bottom of the blog for the 'surprise moment' Andrew & Liz walked in to the room.


Importantly the birthday girl seemed to enjoy every minute with her family and friends as soon as the party started. The dim lighting in the main hall created a 'night club' vibe making flash photography a must to capture the moments on film.


There was entertainment throughout the night from the resident DJ plus special guest appearances from Ellie Sax. She really got the crowd going with her impressive saxophone performances over dance tracks. I left before the party had even finished with the open bar and free food fuelling the event long in to the night.


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Family dancing at birthday

Husband & daughters help Liz celebrate.


Girl chanting to music

A very dark venue in the main hall, so most of the lighting for the photography came from multi-angle camera flashguns.


Musician performing backlit by flash lighting

Ellie the Saxophonist really brought the party to life playing three sets over the course of the night. If anyone was dancing, it was whilst the sax was playing!


Father and daughter holding on round neck

Celebrating with daughter in hand.


Flash lit dancers on dance floor

Join us on the dancefloor.


Couple pose on dance floor for photographer

Group pose for portrait holding drinks

Everyone's in.


Birthday girl behind artistic blurry foreground

Through the looking glass.


Group dancing and smiling with saxophonist in background

Evidence that a sax performance brings joy.


Lady dancing to music at birthday party

In the moment.


Saxophonist and DJ under flash spotlight

Reed in place & ready for the next set.


Ellie sax performing under disco lights

Revellers on the dance floor picked out by flash spotlight

Applause for the music.


Girls pose for photographer on birthday

Pose left, pose right.


Lady with young girl portrait

Guests posing for camera at Manchester Hall

Girl smiling at Manchester Hall party

Wife and husband dancing at party

Group chatting and smiling

Group of lads pose with drinks at Manchester club

Party on Manchester Hall terrace at night

Catching fresh air on the terrace.


DJ mixing music in Manchester

Top DJs Lazer Boy Wonder & MKY Events point to where the party is at.


Two DJs pointing to the dance floor

Silhouette of girl on phone under dramatic flash light

Phone check on the dancefloor.


Lady clapping along to music

Girls embracing holding champagne and microphone

Husband and wife pose on the dance floor at birthday party

Girl throwing dance shapes with dramatic flash colours

Feeling the dance moves.


Ladies on the dance floor clapping and laughing

Man and girl tango dance captured by Manchester photographer

It takes two to tango.


Couple dancing at birthday party

Lady dancing in Manchester night club

One more tune please DJ.


Mother and daughter partying together

Surprise birthday party decorations in Manchester Hall

Manchester Hall is one of the best venues in town for any special event. The location has a wealth of grand rooms over multiple floors and can accommodate numerous birthday, Christmas, wedding and engagement parties at any one time. Combined with it's central location in the city it's a perfect destination for any party.


Birthday girl dancing in night club

Party guest carrying drinks wearing smart shirt

Enjoying the free bar.


Mum walking away from camera with kids at party

Young girl stands next to her mum's designer birthday cake

"Here is mum's cake!"


Ellie sax holds hands up enjoying the entertainment

Couple pose for photographer at Manchester bar

Liz surprised as she enters secret 30th birthday party

Let the party begin! The moment the birthday girl arrived.


Surprise party entrance

Thanks for checking out my blog and I'll see you at the next one.


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