About ASP



Martyn and ASP can provide a professional solution to any of your photographic needs, whether you are getting married or celebrating a special occasion through various commercial services, the coverage of sporting events right through to collections of limited edition images from the natural world.

We have worked at some prestigious venues such as the home of Manchester United, Old Trafford on match days. Wedding venues such as Manchester Cathedral. At Hotel groups such as Hilton and Radisson. We have worked with entertainment companies and high profile independent schools, Professional and amateur sporting organisations. The list goes on but rest assured we will work with you at whatever level you require.

Specific details on our services can be found in the relevant sections. If you are not sure of what you want then you can simply phone or email to discuss your needs

However in general we work on along the following lines and work to a brief – in effect most jobs come down to this to a greater or lesser degree. In consultation with you or your client we will discuss the requirements of the job and decide on a plan for the event. This can be in great detail covering every eventuality or simply agree to give us free reign over what is shot.

The photos can be provided completely as taken or with an agreed amount of post production work (particularly useful when the images are to be used by a third party who may have specific technical requirements, most commonly printers or web designers).
They can be provided on disc, via email, uploaded to an ftp site or made available to download from the ASP website by you and your guests/customers. Prices quoted are for time on site, there is no further charge for the time taken in post production unless any special processes are requested.

Realistically you can have your images in any way you want with Canvas or acrylic wall art or photo books being the most sought after extra.

A very popular method of receiving the photos is for them to be printed right then and there on the night finished as required so they can be taken home as a lasting souvenir of the event. Terms for this type of service are very flexible, as at one end of the scale your guests or customers pay all the costs through the price of the photos through to us charging a fee for attendance and in effect subsidising the cost of the photos to any level including supplying guests with their photos for free.

We like to feel we work with you our customer so ASP’s Flexible working promise means that should your event over run or you need more time at the last minute then we promise to do our very best to ensure you get what you want, often within the price agreed, however if an extra charge is required we will not charge any premium on the hourly rate you are currently paying.

Martyn also provides some specialist services, mainly in the aviation sector where images and written articles are provided to both enthusiast and trade publications.
In addition images are made available for commercial/editorial use not only of aviation but also from the world of sport through to images from the Natural World, in addition to what could be termed more general images.

ASP is very much a family business, various family members are employed depending on the specialist need, from Computer support to additional photographers.

As was said at the beginning of this page, use the menu facilities to search for a solution to your requirements or simply contact me on 07905 607499, email info@asp-photos.co.uk. Or use the contact form.

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Martyn Cartledge the owner and main photographer had his start in aviation photography, many years ago, supplying both the enthusiast and the industry. Martyn now works in a much broader field supplying images to both business and the consumer, although aviation is still a large part of his life as this has now progressed into writing articles to accompany his images for publications aimed at the aviation industry read all around the world.
Sport has also been a large part of his life. Images have been supplied to both pro and amateur sports clubs at both National and international level, regional and local press including the Manchester Evening News, specialist sports magazines, sports governing bodies, in addition to sporting image libraries and independent schools in addition to the general public for over 25 years.

Furthermore Martyn is a trained coach in a number of sports as well as having played competitively for a number of teams in a number of sports going as far as trialling for Lancashire CCC Colts (Didn’t make it though!) So knowing the game helps get that great shot.

A long held interest in the Natural world has led onto a number of collections including British wildlife and Naturally abstract – looking at nature as abstract patterns, which have been exhibited and sold around the High peak where he lives and works.

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Many thanks again for a really enjoyable day, we had a great time. EM

Thank you SO much for all your hard work on our wedding day! The photos were simply amazing and we still keep looking at them. C & R

Thank you for your help it was a wonderful day. J & D

Many thanks for the tasters we are so looking forward to the rest! Please find herewith the cheque for your superb service – it comes, as you know, with our sincere thanks for all the thought and care you put in before and during our special day. Janet Pickering

Thanks so much for Saturday Night .The night was a great success and having you and your Team there made the night that more special .I cant thank you all enough. Sally Barnet KMRT

Thanks for all your help on Saturday night doing the photos, the members loved it and from the ones I’ve seen they look fantastic.
Aimee Hesp Oddfellows

Just been forwarded an e mail re Cheshire lacrosse photos, which I haven't seen before. There is a great one of my daughter, so I have been tempted to order it! Bryce family

Thank you so much for coming to our Leavers Ball. Everyone enjoyed their opportunity to have professional photos taken and all of the photographs looked great. Alana Livesey WGS

Thanks for all your help last Saturday, I look forward to next year, please let me know the date asap so that I can get you booked in the diary.
Gill Crossland Tintwistle JFC

Firstly Thanks for the Pic's. We've all had a look at them - they look great. Laura Cayford Emirates Airlines

Thank you so much for the photos. We are very pleased with them and we wondered if you were available to take some more this Saturday of the girls hockey teams? Many thanks for all your hard work.

Melanie Richardson Cheadle Hulme School.

Have just looked through the pictures - how fab they are! Lovely. I shall be making an order as they'll make a fab display for next year too.
Sara Armstrong Pumpkin Olympics

Just a quick message to say a very big thank you from all of us involved in theBall, for all your help on Saturday! I hope that you enjoyed the night as much as we did. Helen Easton Mellor Sports Club

Hope you are well, I really enjoyed the night on Saturday and I hope you made plenty of money and it was worth the stressful part at the beginning! Jennifer Holmes

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We like to feel we work with you our customer so ASP’s Flexible working promise means that should your event over run or you need more time at the last minute then we promise to do our very best to ensure you get what you want, often within the price agreed, however if an extra charge is required we will not charge any premium on the hourly rate you are currently paying.

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