Do you charge for travel?
I charge a mileage fee of 45p per mile outside a 50 mile radius of my home in Weymouth, Dorset. Any weddings which require 2.5 hours of driving may require an additional fee of £150 to allow for overnight accommodation (unless I have friends or family in the area I am able to stay with).
What is your sustainability philosophy?
I have built my little business with sustainability at its core; I only buy used camera equipment, my base packages don't come with any physical products to save on production emissions and waste, I donate a portion of my profits to climate change law charity ClientEarth and I vet any suppliers I work with to ensure their ethos matches my own.
Do we need to feed you?
I do not expect my clients to provide me with a meal on their wedding day. If you do decide to provide me with a meal then I would be massively grateful but, having planned my own wedding, I know the costs involved in feeding a crowd so please don't feel obliged to provide me with grub when I can bring my own!
Do you photograph weddings in foreign countries?
As part of my sustainable photography ethos, I do not accept wedding photography jobs requiring air travel. The carbon footprint is simply too great to justify when there are fantastic wedding photographers to hire all over the globe!
How much do you charge?
I have hourly packages for £220 per hour (with a 2 hour minimum hire). I also have a half-day package for £1,050 (up to 5 hours coverage) and finally there's the full-day package at £1,550 (up to 10 hour coverage). There are optional extras I offer such as a second-shooter and printed albums, the prices of which are covered in my price guide.
Amazing photographer, would give 10 stars if I could! Our venue gave us a list of recommended photographers but none of them were what I was looking for. I came across Will's photos on Instagram and I was instantly impressed as his photos were fun and relaxed. Once I contacted Will, he was so friendly and reassured me that he loved photographing both children and dogs, which was important for me. We went for the package that included an engagement shoot, which was really reasonably priced given what was included. We had the engagement shoot, 4 months before our wedding and Will kindly allowed us to bring our baby and dog to take part. He was lovely to both the baby and the dog and the photos were amazing. We had a pre wedding chat 2 weeks before and then Will sent us a form to complete so he could make sure that we had all the group photos we needed. The weather forecast was very wet so I had a panic a couple of days before the wedding and Will was really calm and helpful in talking me out of my panic. He even dug through his hall cupboard to find some nice umbrellas to bring. Will had not been to our venue before so he arrived an hour before our start time to scout out the venue. The forecast was correct and it was very wet so he would need to be creative to get some lovely shots. Will has such a relaxed and calm presence, which allows him to get candid photos without guests even realising he is there. I was worried about family politics and getting the group photos without offending anyone and Will managed it effortlessly. Less than 24 hours after the wedding, Will sent a 'sneak peek' of 50 incredible photos. I have friends who married weeks ago who have yet to receive a single photo. My favourite photo has our baby laughing at my brother and I, and we were completely unaware it had been taken. I know when we receive the remainder of the photos that they will be equally amazing and we cannot wait to see the candids of our guests on the dancefloor.
Will was amazing from start to finish from helping move bags to calming nerves he went above and beyond!! Will made us laugh until the very end of the day and the photos speak for themselves the candid shots just helped us re-live our whole day! I wouldn’t recommend anyone else!!!
Will was absolutely perfect for us. He was super friendly and laid back, putting us totally at ease when we met before the wedding and on the day itself. He was very responsive in the build up and went to visit all the different locations on the day beforehand so he had scoped out the best photo spots already, even going above and beyond by wading into a river for the perfect shot! The photos of the day were absolutely incredible - they perfectly captured the vibe of the day and we can’t thank Will enough. Would recommend 100%
Oh my goodness where do I start, I could not recommend Will enough to be your wedding photographer. Will went over and above our expectations to fit our needs and we were absolutely delighted with what he produced. Along with the most amazing photography skills, Will’s communication and friendliness was so wonderful and that means a lot to us as it’s such a pressurised time and can be stressful but Will took all of that away with how he responded to any query we may have had. We had a pre wedding chat which really put us at ease and it was lovely to meet him before the big day and on the day he really fit in so well and was very incognito as well as being there at the same time, he was truly impressive. I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND Will to be your wedding photographer, you would not be disappointed. Will also has offered a helping hand to any questions we’ve had regarding our photos, prints, suggestions etc! To wrap up, Will was and is a pleasure to work with and is a wonderful photographer with a great skill set!!
This review has taken ages to write. See, it’s hard to find adequate words to describe quite how incredible a photographer Will is. I don’t just mean the photos you get at the end - although, it cannot be stated enough how great those are. There’s so much life and vibrancy in them, looking at them makes you feel like you’re back in the midst of the party! No the real reason Will is such an incredible photographer is because he becomes such a part of the party. He fits in so well that he’s able to get the most truly candid photos because people are able to relax with him around. He acknowledges the ridiculous nature of staged photos and even makes those a pleasure which is no easy feat! He becomes an indispensable advisor and most importantly a friend, whilst taking the most beautiful photos ever. You really couldn’t do better. Thank you so much Will, you really helped make our day memorable.
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