Blogs by photographer Gareth Williams

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London Wedding Photography
A few months back I was lucky enough to be asked to document a super wedding in London's Soho. Not being up this way to for a while to shoot a wedding I was very keen to get...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: London Wedding Photography











One for the dads - Happy Father's Day
Here is a nod to all the dads out there past and present. Being a wedding photographer allows me to capture emotional goings on between brides and grooms alike with their...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: One for the dads - Happy Father's Day














Trevenna Barns, Cornwall, wedding photography
My first time with my camera, as a wedding photographer, to Trevenna Barns near Liskeard in Cornwall, and I thought the whole place...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Trevenna Barns, Cornwall, wedding photography












Buckland Tout Saints wedding photography
This was my very first wedding of the year, and I couldn’t have asked for a better couple to kick off my season with, Melissa and Darren, who were super , the right sort of...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Buckland Tout Saints wedding photography











Cornwall wedding photography
I took a nice little trip down the A30 to Cornwall, with my second shooter Zac in tow, heading to a wedding venue called Fentafriddle...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Cornwall wedding photography











Holne Park House, Ashburton wedding photography
Jamie and Stephanie, one of my favourite ever couples, two of my favourite ever people to photograph, at one of my favourite...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Holne Park House, Ashburton wedding photography












Woolhanger wedding photography in North Devon
I love North Devon for weddings, travelling up from South Devon where I live, it always gives me a feeling of going to a whole...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Woolhanger wedding photography in North Devon












North Cadbury Court, Somerset wedding photography
Alex and Matt’s wedding, North Cadbury Court, Somerset. There is something about winter weddings that I love, the crisp air and low light, amazing, the relaxed...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: North Cadbury Court, Somerset wedding photography
















GRW Photography wedding photos 2014
I won't lie to you, this blog is huge, I tried to cut it back, but to have a preview of the last 12 months I found hard to contain in 20 odd pictures, and I tried to use a couple from each wedding shot in 2014, so here we are, a...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: GRW Photography wedding photos 2014









Reportage wedding photography in Devon
Up there with the best of them, everything about this wedding I loved. It all took part on a farm, their farm, the couple's, Lucy and Sam. The guests were all really friendly, the sun was out, it was a glorious...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Reportage wedding photography in Devon










Ocean Kave wedding photography in North Devon
I won’t lie to you, I never photographed Helen and Katie’s wedding, which is really weird as this a blog about their wedding. But I feel like I did, if that helps, I was booked sadly on the actual date, but Helen wanted me to do some...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Ocean Kave wedding photography









Wedding photography in South Wales
For as long as I can remember, I have been Welsh, which is good, Welsh is good, you know where you are in Wales, you’re in...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography in South Wales











Reed Hall wedding photography
The wedding of Kayleigh and Leon, such a lovely couple, couldn’t do enough for us photographers, everyone was friendly, at ease and...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photographers at Reed Hall








Magazine photography in Devon
Been a bit busy of late with magazine and press work, not that I’m complaining, as if I’m honest I’m useless at doing anything much else, especially DIY stuff...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Magazine photography in Devon










King's Weston House Bristol wedding photography
I had back to back weddings this weekend, and the first was Stephanie and Alistair’s at King’s Weston House in Bristol. I went up the night before with my second...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: King's Weston House Bristol wedding photography









Rainbow Run photos Exeter - Children's Hospice South West
My wife Sarah and some friends took part in the Children's Hospice South West Rainbow Run at Exeter Racecourse, such a worthy cause to get involved in. The charity helps build precious memories for families whose children...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Rainbow Run Exeter photos - charity run for Children's Hospice South West










Professional photography at Stover Park
When I found out Stephanie and Jamie wanted their pre-wedding shoot at Stover Golf Club I never thought it would be as lush surroundings as it was, but maybe...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Professional photography at Stover Park










Groom getting ready photographs
The groom being photographed before the wedding seems to be getting much more popular, it’s a chance to get the full story documented of your wedding day. GRW Photography would...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Groom getting ready photographs











Family portrait photography in Exeter
I know it’s a bit random, but I was trawling through my hard drive recently and found a batch of pictures I took of our family during Christmas 2013. I meant to do a blog on it a little closer to Christmas than this, but I have...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Family portrait photography in Exeter












Family photo shoot in Bristol
It’s not as often as I would like, that I get to photograph children along with the bride and groom in our pre-wedding shoot...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Family photo shoot in Bristol











Wedding photographers in Cornwall
I was recommended this wedding by a bride I photographed last summer, named Holly, who seems to be an ambassador for GRW Photography, as...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photographers in Cornwall











Car photography
I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to photograph the new Mazda 3 for EX Magazine recently, I say lucky enough because I absolutely loved...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Car photography











Wedding photography at Dartington Hall
My first wedding of the year took me to Dartington Hall, Totnes, for the happy day of Ruth and Ronnie...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at Dartington Hall










Commercial Photography in Devon
Concentrating mainly now on wedding photography, I still do my bit working for the newspapers and magazines, which I’m really happy about, as I cut my teeth on press and commercial work...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Commercial Photography in Devon









Devon wedding photographer - A Year in Pictures
I’ve really loved and enjoyed photographing each wedding of 2013, it’s gone so quick this year. It’s now Christmas and I’m getting ready for weddings in 2014, the first one being in just over a week’s time...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Devon wedding photographer - A Year in Pictures









What is an engagement shoot?
I'm forever getting asked “what is an engagement shoot?” as soon as I mention to the couple that they get a free photo shoot at a location of their choice, followed closely by the question...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: What is an engagement shoot?









Dartington Hall wedding photography
I had never set foot in Dartington Hall before this engagement shoot, and when I did I was well impressed, bags of photo opportunities for Ruth and Ronnie, the couple whose pre-shoot it...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Dartington Hall wedding photography









Wedding photography at Haldon Belvedere
Autumn weddings can be great to photograph, the light sits just right at mid afternoon, and I was glad that Tanya and Steve’s was one of them. Haldon Belvedere is a special place to get married...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at Haldon Belvedere








Holne Park wedding photography
Holne Park House in the River Dart Country Park is one of my favourite wedding venues. Friendly staff, lovely grounds, beautiful rooms to get some good pre-wedding pictures of the...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Holne Park wedding photography









Wedding photography in Torquay
Laura was getting married to Elliot, Laura’s brother is called Ross, I have two baby boy twins called Ross and Elliott, all day I heard these names ring out, I know this is very...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography in Torquay








Devon wedding photography at The Corn Barn
There was never any doubt that this was going to be a cracking day, I know Buster and Emma from a few years back, where we went to antenatal classes together...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Devon wedding photography at The Corn Barn









Wedding photography at Wembury Church and the Moorland Garden Hotel, Plymouth
Straight away, as soon as I walked into Holly and Wez’s home when I first met them, I knew I had stumbled across the right kind of people to photograph. “Come and see my fridge Gareth!” Holly...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at Wembury Church and the Moorland Garden Hotel, Plymouth









Wedding photography at Buckland Tout-Saints, Devon
One of my recent wedding couples live in Madrid, Spain – a really nice relaxed chilled out couple, they got in touch after finding me on the internet and liked my reportage documentary wedding photography style...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at Buckland Tout-Saints, Devon







What is a pre-shoot before a wedding?
Not the first time and I hope certainly not the last I did a pre-wedding engagement shoot up at the brilliant Haldon Forest in Devon, it was with super cool couple Sammi and James...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: What is a pre-shoot before a wedding?









Wedding photography in Poole, Dorset
I haven’t done a blog for a while, it’s been really busy with weddings, as we’re right in the mixer of the season now. This particular wedding took me to Poole in Dorset, at the venue of Compton Acres, the Italian...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography in Poole, Dorset









Wedding photography at Mount Edgcumbe, Cornwall
Another sunny summers day, wonderful venue, on the Peninsula of Devon and Cornwall, my second wedding at this venue. Byrony and Derek Ritchie, after coming back from there engagement shoot at this very place and seeing the results...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at Mount Edgcumbe, Cornwall









Newborn photography in Devon
I first took Gemma and Ian’s photograph a few months back when they were expecting their first baby. They got in touch after...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Newborn photography in Devon










Wedding photography at Muddifords Court
Look up “a lovely girl” in the English dictionary and up pops a picture of Rachel, a really nice bride to photograph. It was a pleasure to shoot Rachel and Karl’s wedding at Muddifords Court, in fact...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at Muddifords Court










Wedding photography at Holne Park House
I took this wedding booking a long time in advance, it was of Eleanor and John. I have known the couple for over five years, I worked at the newspaper with Eleanor...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at Holne Park House











Engagement photography in Cornwall
This Saturday it’s Byrony and Derek’s wedding at Mount Edgcumbe in Cornwall, this is where I shot these for their pre-wedding shoot, so we all now have a great idea of what we all expect from the big day...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Engagement photography in Cornwall









Devon wedding photography
Well, the groom, Jon Prout, is just too cool for school! I blogged last week about a recent wedding I shot being the most relaxed ever…well this takes chilled out and relaxed to a whole new level...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Devon wedding photography










Wedding photography at The Oak Barn, Devon
This wedding is up there with one of the most relaxed I’ve done, chilled out bride and groom Su and Edd in my eyes nailed it with the informal and relaxed way they went about it...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at The Oak Barn, Devon










Wedding photography at St Audries Park, Somerset
I had a great feeling about Charlotte from the very start, as soon as she got in touch with me about taking her wedding photos I just knew this was a wedding I would enjoy doing...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at St Audries Park, Somerset









Wedding photography at Woodbury Park
My first wedding of the year was at “Woodbury Park Golf and Country club” and was full on! Jade the bride opted for a “prop box” thanks to her twin sister Jodie...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at Woodbury Park











Engagement photography in Devon
For a couple who would rather boil their eyes in sulphuric acid than have an engagement shoot, this set of pictures turned out pretty well indeed...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Engagement photography in Devon











Photo booth wedding photography
I haven’t yet blogged about Jade and Richard’s actual wedding photos, but am keen to get this one out there of the newest product I’m offering, ‘the prop box’. A few of my newest brides that have booked...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Photo booth wedding photography











Commercial food photography
A few Saturday’s ago I had the pleasure of photographing the Fun Kitchen at St Peter’s School in Exeter, for pictures for their website...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Commercial food photography












Wedding photography over the last season
An apology in advance for putting too many pictures in this blog, I’m starting my new wedding season tomorrow and wanted to put a few images together over the last year, as a kind of conclusion on it...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography over the last season










Product photography in the South West
Anyone want to see a blog on radiators in the ceilings? Yep, thought so, so here we are. This adventure took me to Swansea in South Wales to the work place...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Product photography in the South West















Event photography in Devon
The weekend just gone I had a brief encounter of photographing the “Rock Solid Race” at Escot House, it was mental. Only a few months previous I was supposed to be taking part in it myself, but I was becoming a dad for the second and third time...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Event photography in Devon












Twin birth photography
Before anyone who has kindly got this far to read this, I must just say that a handful of the first images on this blog are of my girlfriend Sarah in the hospital theatre having a c-section for the birth of our twin boys, Ross and Elliott...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Twin birth photography











Pregnancy and newborn baby photography
I’m on the very cusp of becoming a dad, for the second and third time consecutively, My fiancée Sarah and I are heading to the hospital tomorrow morning to have identical twin boys, we have names, a room for them to hopefully sleep all night...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Pregnancy and newborn baby photography









Trash the dress wedding photography
Loved it all, a pre-drink livener in the bar at the Two Bridges Hotel, and we were ready to go trash a dress! Having previously photographed Michelle and Chris’s wedding at the same venue recently it felt good to go back and put a twist on things...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Trash the dress wedding photography









Family portrait photography
My latest family portrait session took me to Sparkford near Yeovil, the family of Tony and Tracey, with son Oliver. A happy couple with a cute kid, what could go wrong? Well – nothing, all went really well, I know the couple from a few years back, as I photographed their wedding day...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Family portrait photography









Commercial website photography, Exeter
Never again! That was the last time I lock myself in my own car due to having a faulty key. Apart from being highly embarrassing trying to “dukes of hazard” my way out the window parked on a garage forecourt...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Commercial website photography, Exeter











Wedding photography at the Two Bridges Hotel, Devon
Michelle the bride was, surprisingly, one of the best brides I have ever photographed. When I say surprisingly, it’s only because I know her now on a personal basis, that I thought Michelle may be a tad more...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at the Two Bridges Hotel, Devon










Commercial PR work in Exeter for businesses
I got commissioned recently by Damien Mills of Goal Media to help re-design the website for Devon Doctors. They provide the urgent out-of-hours GP service in Devon...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Commercial PR work in Exeter for businesses










Child portrait photography in Devon
I’m writing this on the birthday of my daughter, Rose, who is now two, it was also our first family Christmas in our new home in Starcross, Devon. So I have put a few photographs together which I took over the Christmas period...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Child portrait photography in Devon









Commercial photography in Exeter
Really enjoyed this job, the opening of YO! Sushi in Exeter, it was bright, colourful, full of enthusiastic friendly staff and I couldn’t move for raw fish...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Commercial photography in Exeter












PR photography in Exeter
Name me one person who doesn’t like walking around a German Christmas market with a cheeky gluvine and a bratwurst sausage about their person. Okay, it may not be up there with the ten things to do before you die, but as markets go...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: PR photography in Exeter










Wedding photography at Reed Hall, Exeter
The wedding of Ben and Lauren was always going to be a good crack. I met them by default, as I was recommended to them by another wedding photographer...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at Reed Hall, Exeter











Wedding fashion shoot at Muddifords Court, Devon
BOOM!!! Really enjoyed shooting this bridal dress photoshoot at Muddifords Court near Cullompton, Devon. The wedding dresses were supplied by ...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding fashion shoot at Muddifords Court, Devon











Wedding photography at Holbrook House, Wincanton
Everyone involved in this wedding played their part brilliantly, the bestman and ushers all got stuck into the fact of being photographed, the venue itself was one of the best...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at Holbrook House, Wincanton











Baby photography in Devon
Fours years ago I photographed Hayley and Matt’s Wedding, now I had the honour of doing pictures of themselves with their brand new happy baby boy George...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Baby photography in Devon











Wedding photography at Mount Edgcumbe House, Plymouth
It’s either in Cornwall or Plymouth, but never the less I photographed a wedding there a month or so ago. Mount Edgcumbe House is jointly owned by Cornwall County Council and Plymouth City council...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at Mount Edgcumbe House, Plymouth











Photography at Haldon Forest, Exeter
Thought I’d just share a few photographs of my most recent engagement shoot I did up at the wonderful Haldon Forest near Exeter. It was with Jade and Rich. I met Jade at a wedding fayre I did recently at Powderham Castle...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Photography at Haldon Forest, Exeter











Food photography in Devon
I met Gabrielle Jackson, through working for the newspapers, she’s a lovely lady from Moretonhampstead, a TV producer and fine cook indeed, helping out celebrity names such as...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Food photography in Devon












Wedding photography at Trent Bridge Cricket Ground, Nottingham
I was always going to enjoy photographing this wedding, not only was it an old friend from school, but it was at Trent Bridge Cricket Ground in Nottingham, plus Tash and Jon were a great couple to photograph...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at Trent Bridge Cricket Ground, Nottingham











Wedding photography at St Olaves Hotel, Exeter
Doing the wedding photography at St Olaves Hotel for Nicky and Shane was an absolute pleasure, such a lovely couple, friendly and relaxed. In our pre-wedding meeting I was basically told to “shoot it my way”, which was something in this job I can never hear enough of...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at St Olaves Hotel, Exeter









Wedding photography at The Fox & Hounds, Eggesford
The wedding of Lucy and Chris Jarman was a pleasure, held at a great venue in Eggesford. A good setting, within walking distance of tons of photo opportunities, more lakes than you can throw shopping trollies in, friendly staff, nice food and most importantly a fun wedding party to deal with all day...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at The Fox & Hounds, Eggesford










Black & white wedding photography at Powderham Castle
I got asked the other week to help out a friend in the same business as myself – Andy Green of Harrera Images; a good wedding photographer to say the least. I’ve known Andy for many years and we used to work for the same paper in our press days...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Black & white wedding photography at Powderham Castle










Engagement photography - Go Ape Exeter
Two years ago my girlfriend Sarah gave me a Valentine's Day present, of a suprise trip to Go Ape at Haldon Forest near Exeter. Thanks again for that one Missy, I hate heights, not the biggest tree fan in the world, especially falling out of them, but we both completed and got around the high tree top course and went for what I thought was a well deserved pub visit afterward...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Engagement photography - Go Ape Exeter










Ilfracombe Aquarium photography
This is a little blog about a day spent in Ilfracombe with my family. My daughter all of 16 months going on thirteen years old has taken it upon herself to talk to any waif and stray animal that gets on/in her eye level, acknowledging anything that walks past, from pigeons to Alasations, with a simple passing gesture of “hiya”...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Ilfracombe Aquarium photography










Wedding photography at Muddifords Court, Cullompton
I was very excited to shoot this wedding of Amy and Rich which took place in Cullompton near Exeter. Trying to brand myself with a documentary type style of wedding photography, I was eager to get in amoungst it, and what better venue to have the before shots of the bride getting ready, than at Muddifords Court Country House, what a great place with fab owners...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at Muddifords Court, Cullompton










Mount Edgcumbe, Plymouth - pre-wedding shoot
Last week I had the pleasure of photographing Claire and Rich for their engagement shoot at Mount Edgcumbe in Plymouth, where later on this year I am photographing their wedding. Having never been there before I was pleasantly surprised to find such a grand and great place, the weather was awesome and the ferry ride over was cheap, as good old “groom to be” Rich paid, so a great start...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Mount Edgcumbe, Plymouth - pre-wedding shoot










Car and retail photography, Turkish barbers, Exeter
This is a fun little blog I thought I'd share about an experience I had over the last couple of months. Meet my friend Taji, a Turkish Cut throat razor barber. Over Christmas I was desperately in need of a groom, like a sign from beyond the razor I had parked my car right outside his Barbers shop in Exeter...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Car and retail photography, Turkish barbers, Exeter











Wedding photography at Porthmawr House, Crickhowell
Back home up the M5 from sunny Exeter, to my homeland in Wales to photograph a wedding, and that of couple Renae and Owain Williams, got the gig from a recommendation from another wedding I photographed previously, which is always good, as it means I did something right in the process of going from A to B...Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Wedding photography at Porthmawr House, Crickhowell












Baby photography – welcome to the world Benjamin!
Four months ago I had the privilege of photographing an old work friend getting a 3D scan of her baby for a newspaper feature where we both worked at the time, fast forward a few months and here we are today. Eleanor and John with baby boy Benjamin... Read and view the GRW Photography blog: Baby photography – welcome to the world Benjamin!