Wedding photography business files for bankruptcy leaving hundreds distressed

wedding ring being put onto a finger
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A UK-based wedding photography business, South West Photo and Film, has declared bankruptcy last week leaving hundreds of couples and newlyweds out of pocket, without their images, and in some cases without a photographer – just days before their big day was expected to take place. 

The company (also previously known as Lee Brewer Photography and Film) has shut down its website and online social media pages, removing all points of contact after sending out reluctantly worded apologetic emails to clients as the news broke. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.