We decided to wait until Friday evening to view our photo gallery so we could take our time and enjoy a glass of bubbles.
We absolutely love the photos! They capture every aspect of the day and so many little details that we had missed or forgotten. We have now been through them 4 times already and started to share them with family and friends. Everyone who has seen them, loves what you have captured and the amazing quality of your work.
Thank you so much!
Gary & Nadine
Russ and Laura thank you so so much for our wedding photos. We absolutely love them and you captured every moment perfectly. We can’t stop going through them and smiling. You really made us feel totally at ease and it comes through in our pictures. Thank you again and we will make sure we recommend you guys wherever we can. Rach and Mark xxx
Rachael & Mark – Almory Barn
We are just blown away with our pictures! They are everything we hoped for, capturing a story of the whole day and so so much emotion. They are natural and gorgeous, god knows how we are going to decide which to put up! Whats more Russ you were an absolute pleasure to have with us on the day, we felt really at ease and our guests loved you! We cannot thank you enough, from start to finish it really has felt like you have gone above and beyond to send us such amazing quality pictures of our day x
Hannah & Joel – Splottsmoor Farm
Russell and Laura were professional from the get go, friendly and unbelievably helpful. Nothing is too much trouble. From when they arrived on the morning of the wedding we felt totally at ease, we just let them get on with what they do best, and let the photos do the talking. We’ll never be able to thank you enough for the beautiful pictures you captured from the best day of our lives, we are so glad that we will look back on the beautiful moments you captured for the rest of lives. We are so so glad we had you to photograph our wedding! I would recommend HOW photography to anyone!! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! Xx
Hannah & Mike – Gants Mill
Thank you so much Russ and Laura for our amazing wedding photos! They surpassed our expectations enormously and we just can’t stop looking at them! You fitted in to our day perfectly with us hardly noticing you were snapping away. The best surprise was to see that despite the vicar putting some restrictions on you on the day you still managed to get some wonderful shots of our ceremony, which we thought had been prevented. We just love them, every single one. We can’t thank or recommend you enough x
Helen & Matthew – Brympton House
Thank you sooo much for all of your work on our photos, both on the day and your editing – we love them. We can’t believe how many shots you took and love looking through them – feels like we are reliving the entire day – including the bits we missed! It was great to have you both there as you captured so much of the morning which would have otherwise been missed. Our guests raved about you both and how you were both so friendly and approachable and just fit into the whole day putting everyone at ease – even when I dragged everyone outside for a group shot at the end of December (thanks for taking the heat on that one! :)). Would highly recommend you both – your photography style is beautiful and captured the day perfectly – the lighting you captured is amazing. If any of your future couples are questioning 1 or 2 photographers then I can’t recommend having both of you there enough.
Anne-Lousie & Kevin – North Cadbury Court
Thank-you so much for our wedding photos. They are absolutely beautiful!
Such a lovely memory of the day, it feels like you can relive the day through them. Perfect!
Rachel & Peter – Yarlington Barn, Somerset
Russ and Laura have an unparalleled understanding of both weddings and photography, and have been outstanding throughout the course of our wedding. Recommended by a colleague, we had no doubts about what an amazing service they could offer. Nevertheless, as we sat down with Laura to discuss our special day, we were blown away by the flexibility and professionalism of their portfolio. From bright colourful staged photos to the subtle ‘behind the scene’ moments – They offered it all. On our wedding day they were like squirrels darting around the church and reception venue unnoticed, popping out every so often to snap a few pre-arranged posed photos, before once again disappearing into the background. During the day they did not stop, and as such, they managed to capture some truly magical moments for us. As planned they arrived incredibly early to take photos of both my wife and I getting ready, and stayed after the first dance to get a few last snaps. It was then unfortunately time for them to leave. They played such a large part in our wedding that we were sad to see them go. They managed to capture the entire day perfectly and the finished photos were exquisite. That, together with the vast amount of compliments we received about Russ and Laura on the day, confirmed that we had made the right decision when picking our photographers. They’re both gentle, humorous and incredibly helpful. They are a truly fantastic couple and we were so blessed to have them at our wedding. We cannot recommend How Photography highly enough – Thank you :o)
Rose & Toby – Priston Mill
Wow thank you so so much, we absolutely love the photos! Thank you both for capturing the day so perfectly, we couldn’t be happier with all of them!
Rachael & Shaun
We found ‘How Photography’ on the Internet, loved their example images and decided to arrange a meeting, whereby, we were struck by Russ and Laura’s wonderful personalities, a likable couple with a blend of drive, professionalism and good old down-to-earth humour—we booked them immediately. From then, they were easily contactable, replied quickly to emails, were willing to listen to our ideas as well as offer advice and most importantly documented our wedding day to splendid effect, unobtrusively capturing excellent images we will savor for the rest of our lives. Picking a photographer is an important part of any wedding, Russ and Laura made our decision easy, now we have the hard task of picking our favorite pictures for the album, with so many good ones to choose from. It’s a wonderful problem to have. We really can’t thank them enough!
Claire & Kev – Kilver Court
When I came across Russ and Laura’s website I knew straight away they were the photographers I wanted to use to capture our special day. Russ and Laura were brilliant from the moment my fiancé & I first contacted them right through to getting our photos and afterwards when we got in touch for advice on printing. Friendly, helpful and professional they mingle unobtrusively capturing unique, timeless moments that made us smile, laugh & cry! They are the extra pairs of eyes that record memories that will last a lifetime. My husband & I would highly recommend Russ and Laura.
Lucy & Ryan – Hestercombe Gardens
We used Russ and Laura for our wedding last year at Gants Mill and they were fantastic. They were incredibly flexible throughout the day and captured some spectacular shots.
Yvette & Nick – Gants Mill
From the moment we first picked How Photography, Russ and Laura answered all of our questions and worries straight away and we felt over the moon with confidence that they would do us proud on our wedding day. Our wedding photos are amazing myself and my Husband can not thank you enough for capturing every moment of our special day. Russ and Laura were there all day at our wedding and stayed to do the photo booth in the evening which gives you a great laughing point to remember the evening. Our guests all commented on how lovely you both were and how they could see your passion shining through. Everyone who we have shown our wedding pictures to have been blown away by the quality of them! I can’t thank you enough!
Ruth & Martyn – Charlton House
Russ and Laura were amazing from start to finish. Communication upon booking, meeting them before our wedding day to make us feel as comfortable as we could was such a lovely personal touch. Every inch of our wedding day was captured by them and we couldn’t be more happy with the outcome of our pictures. I highly recommend howphotography, their work is beautiful mirrored by a fantastic couple who know exactly what they are doing. They make you feel so relaxed and comfortable. All our family and friends including us have agreed the photos were fantastic and just what we were after after explaining our style etc. Seriously, amazing service and couldn’t have asked for better photographers for our wedding. Thanks guys.
Lindzie & Matt – Maunsel House
Hi Russ & Laura
Thank you so much for coming to shoot our wedding. These photo’s are amazing!! Great memories of a fantastic day! Many Thanks!
Liz & Graeme – Trafford Hall
These photos are incredible.
Guys we have no other words to say, thank you so much for your time, effort and kindness.
We are so happy with the photos you captured on the day.
Alex and Lynsey – Hill House
THANK YOU!!!!!! We love the pictures so so so much!
What makes it even more special, is that you guys stepped in with only a few days notice, never meeting us or having visited Mells. INCREDIBLE. We hope you have been back to Mells, it is such a special place. Seriously we couldn’t have asked for two nicer people to take part in our day, so glad you managed to squeeze us in. All our friends commented on how you just blended in, and made such an effort. We can’t stop looking at the pics, all 600 odd of them!! You really did capture the day in every way we wanted, opportune moments and emotion with family and friends. We’re so glad you had a good day too, even though we rushed you around from here there and everywhere.
Sarah & Tash – Mells Wedding
Beautiful, exquisite, superb, original, exactly what we asked for!!! We cannot express in words just how thrilled we are that we chose How Photography to capture our wedding at Gants Mill last year. Both Russ and Laura were fantastic from day one! We met prior to the wedding and discussed my fussy tastes. I bored them with inspiration of photos that I liked and even showed them photos of Matt and I that we hated (so vain). My husband really dislikes the fuss of having a photo taken yet with Russ and Laura he couldn’t have felt more at ease. On the day of our Wedding, Laura and Russ were so organised that we barely knew they were around yet the photos show that they were at every corner snapping photos that we weren’t aware of as well as capturing those which we’d requested in advance. We of course asked for the occasional private shoots and I didn’t know that they could be such fun! We made great use of both Laura and Russ’ style and we couldn’t be happier with the results. We continue to recommend How Photography to all of our friends and hope that one day soon we can arrange another shoot together. Thank you both once again x
Sarah & Matt – Gants Mill
I have nothing but high praise for our photographers – Russ and Laura How. From the first meeting with Laura, we were completely at ease. They were punctual, professional, passionate and generally awesome for the whole day, and ever since through our millions of emails back and forth… The 455 photographs we received are beautiful, we really couldn’t be happier with them! We are recommending them for everything that requires a camera to anyone who asks! Thanks again guys! 🙂
Jackie & Lee – Brympton House
Our photos are sooooooo amazing. We’re completely
Lucy & Adrian – Wellington College
We decided fairly early on that quality photographers were important to us for our big day and we needed to budget accordingly. And boy oh boy it was worth it. Despite possibly some odd requests of what we wanted to see from Rus and Laura for our Black Tie themed wedding they both grasped the opportunity to do something out of the norm, research and really work with us to achieve exactly what we – the clients – wanted. Nothing was too much of an ask. The end result, the vast collection of photos that How Photography gave us were so perfect that they instantly (and still do) stir such emotion every time I look at them – which is often. Somehow they managed to capture personalities of friends and family that they could not have possibly known about, true talent in seeing a moment and and shooting it that instant, beautifully, because it might just mean something to us…
We have had so many compliments from guests that have seen some of our wedding pictures; how they didn’t even notice the photographers, how unobtrusive they were and how incredible the results are. Those photos are so precious to me, they bought tears to my eyes, amazement and laughter when I looked at them. I still haven’t created an official ‘album’ as I cant bear to cut them down to just a small collection, they are all so relevant to the feel of that amazing day. I cannot thank Rus and Laura enough for what they gave to us, if you have any pre-booking doubts of their worth, then think again, you will not regret it.
Tiffany & Chris – The Mount Somerset
Cant say enough good things about these guys. The photos they took for us were spectacular! Russ & Laura perfectly captured the atmosphere and feel of our wedding with some superb photography work. They were also great to work with – they met with us before hand for a lovely (and very reassuring) chat, came and visited both the church & reception site, and then on the day blended into the guests so well everyone thought they must be friends of ours! So warm and professional, and just so talented. Everyone has commented on the photos, they’re fabulous and somehow everyone looks gorgeous (rather than the tipsy sweaty dancing bunch we were!) – we’re delighted! Russ & Laura are both so incredibly talented and my lovely new husband and I can’t recommending them enough.
Kathy & Jon – Wedmore
Russell took our photos at our wedding in London in 2012. He was friendly yet very professional and the photos were just spectacular!
Marie-Clare & Graham
Gorgeous photos. The loveliest people. Great value. I could not recommend Russell & Laura highly enough!
Catherine & Chris
Fantastic wedding photography team! Russ and Laura came along to shoot our wedding day on a Bristol farm in spring. We met up with Russ a few weeks before the wedding and knew immediately that he would do a fab job. He was totally in tune with what we loved about our venue and how best to bring the most of it out in our pics. He was so easy to get along with and they both felt like an extra couple of friends on the day – sharing or big day. They handled our large mob of family and friends with patience, humour and courtesy through the whole day and evening. We researched photographers in the area very thoroughly and feel so lucky to have found Russ and Laura, and at such competitive prices too! The finished product is a set of wedding pics that are better than we ever could have expected. From the bride’s make-up session and lads’ button-hole struggles, through the ceremony, drinks reception by the pond, right down to the first dance and jiving that followed, they captured the essence of our day beautifully. We couldn’t be happier and whole-heatedly recommend them to anyone planning their special day.
Caroline & Jan – Folly Farm
Russ and Laura photographed our wedding in May and we were delighted with the whole service that they provided from beginning to end! We felt that they really listened to what we wanted and were very accommodating and enthusiastic about our suggestions. On the day they were friendly and polite to our guests, very organised and professional and managed to melt into the background so did not disrupt the day at all! The end results were absolutely perfect and fitted the description of what we wanted so well, not only being beautiful photographs but really capturing the mood of the day. We both feel that Russ and Laura offered excellent value for money and would highly recommend them!
Helen & Toby – Hestercombe
We genuinely could not be more thrilled with the photographs that we got from Russell and Laura. We were having a fairly low budget wedding and had decided to ask a few friends to take photographs as we didn’t want lots of posed shots and really wanted to concentrate on enjoying the day. This was until our best man showed us the photographs from his sister’s wedding that were taken by Russell and we instantly decided it was worth the investment and having them now I would have paid twice over (sorry Russell, shouldn’t tell you that now!!). From the outset Russell seemed as excited about our wedding as we were and his emails were brimming with enthusiasm and ideas that complimented everything that we wanted. We spent a day with Russell before the wedding talking through the day and our wishes and he helped guide us through decisions and options whilst really making the day come alive and seem real! He visited all of our venues leading up to the day (and we had a few!) and we were so excited when they arrived at an unspeakable hour in the morning to take photos of us getting ready. As someone else has commented Russell and Laura have the amazing ability to organise and command when necessary but since we only wanted a few formal shots most of the time, amazingly given the pictures, we didn’t really know they were there! We got the photos back 3 weeks after our wedding, giving us time to arrive back from honeymoon and see some of our friends and families shots…. and then we got Russell’s through. I had an email today from a friend in response to seeing them on Facebook and I couldn’t sum it up better than her (and I’m bias since it was my wedding). The email was entitled ‘amaaaaazing photos’. ‘I just had to drop you a very quick email to say i’m whizzing through your goooooooorgeous wedding photos and it has to be said, I don’t think I’ve ever seen such beautiful photos- you look absolutely stunning, your dress is fabulous, your hair is brilliant and those shoes!!! and just everything about the wedding looks just so fantastic, I just love the fact you have a huge smile on your face in every photo (I was very much the same on our big day) and everything is so stunning… the flowers, your cake, the table plan and those origami frogs and flowers!!! I’ve only got through about a third of the photos but felt I had to email you instantly!!! so, was it just everything you hoped for and more? i’m really not just saying this but it all just looks so amazingly beautiful, the most amazing looking wedding photos I’ve ever seen, am so pleased for you and can’t wait to hear all about it you little stunner you!!!’ I would not have classed myself as being particularly photogenic but Russell has not only brought out the best in us, he has also brought out the best in our day. As someone else commented, ‘you can feel the essence of your wedding through these pictures’ and I think that sums it up – Russell and Laura captured the moment for us so perfectly we can’t believe we ever considered not having them. We look at the pictures and we’re back there. We would totally and utterly recommend Russell and Laura for a wedding or any photographic work.
Jessica & Joey
We cannot more highly recommend that you book with Russell and Laura. We organise our wedding within 6 weeks and only managed to book Russell and Laura in the last 2 weeks (despite them having another event straight after!). At the time I was living in Kent and getting married at St Audries near Taunton so until the wedding day all communication was over the phone. I felt this may be slightly difficult but was totally happy after speaking with Russ, so booked the next day. It was definitely the right decision as we now have over 600 stunning photographs of our wedding, the difficulty now will be choosing which ones to print. In fact, while looking through the photograph’s for the first time after the wedding, I was a little tearful. The emotion captured in the photographs was fantastic, Russ and Laura had managed to incorporated special parts of our wedding such as the ceremony beautifully and exactly as we had previously discussed.
Louise & James
We don’t think ‘Thank You’ really covers it. It is hard to put into words what an amazing job you’ve done! You were both so professional, organised and unobtrusive in capturing every moment of our special day. You have given us the best gift of all, a beautiful, chronological account of the day that we will never get bored of looking at. Every picture tells it’s own little story! Our guests all commented on how amazing you both were on the day and how incredible the photo’s are. From the moment we contacted you shortly after our engagement, throughout the planning stages, the big day itself and the album selection we could never fault you on the high level of service we have received. You’re passion and commitment to your work is abundantly clear. We can’t wait to see the album and are confident that this will be the icing on the cake! Both you and Laura are incredibly talented and we would highly recommend you both to anyone looking for a photographer. We certainly couldn’t have made a better choice and you more than surpassed our expectations. THANK YOU!
Seb & Amy
Thank you so much for the photos – they are fantastic, you really managed to capture the day, definitely some there to go up in our house, and we will enjoy making an album to keep forever. We have had many comments on how friendly and unobtrusive you both were and I’m sure when others see the photos they will also be impressed by the end result. We will definitely be recommending you to anyone that is getting married! People were saying ‘you will be fed up of of posing for photos by the end and being told what to do by the photographer’ but it was nothing like that, just so easy, relaxed and friendly. You both were absolute stars so thank you so much for adding to our perfect wedding day.
Ali & Helen
We were thrilled to get the photos and love what you’ve achieved from what was a fairly busy affair. I’m not sure how you managed to get through the throng of people but you clearly have managed to be in the right place at the right time. Thank you sincerely for making the day both fun at the time and memorable after the event! We very much appreciated the efforts you went to before the wedding and during to make sure everything ran smoothly. Your approach is incredibly professional without losing the personal touch and it was very reassuring and effective.
Brad & Naomi
We would like to bestow heaps of praise and commendation on How Photography. When we say How Photography, we mean the lovely team that are Russell and Laura. It will be the best money you’ve spent and you will be thrilled and overjoyed with the results. Russell & Laura have outstanding customer service skills and they delight in pleasing their very satisfied customers. We could not have asked for more and they even go the extra mile to give that personalised service that makes you feel very special and we know that we will remain friends after our very positive experience. They were both very relaxed yet remained extremely professional, capturing some amazing shots and future memories. Our friends and families all commented on how good the ‘photographers’ were and two of our guests who are getting married next year said that they would like How Photography to capture their special day. Our day was very special and this was helped by Russell who came to see the venues prior to the day to ensure that no stone was unturned and that they’d know exactly where to shoot the best shots. The website was amazing to review our wonderful photographs and we were delighted that we could browse them at our leisure with our friends and relatives. The CD arrived with all of the shots on and we have been able to peruse and print until our heart’s content. Our final words to How Photography is THANK YOU and what a pleasure it’s been having you work our amazing day…
Paul & Sarah – Wedmore
We had our wedding photos done by Russell How Photography in June 2010. We told Russell to go wherever he wanted and get as close as he needed to get the shots he thought would portray the wedding best. Even with this brief he was so unobtrusive- I think it can be a worry that the presence of the photographer will be off putting, but far from it! Russ blended in when he needed to, took charge when necessary (without being at all bossy), went with the flow of our very busy day, and was a wonderful addition to have around. The photos we now have to remember this day forever are absolutely stunning, and Laura’s artistic touches in the detail photos are spectacular. We couldn’t be happier with both the experience of having Russ and Laura at our wedding, and with the finished photos we have as a result.
Damien & Beatrice
My new husband and I cannot express how much we love our wedding photos. Russell How and his team really did a sterling job from start to finish. The pics are exactly what we wanted; really natural and reportage. We can’t believe how many pictures were taken too, such good value for money. It was lovely having Russell there on our wedding day- I felt totally at ease in front of him (even when I was getting ready and stressing out majorly!) it was like having a friend taking our pictures. I am Brand Manager of a fashion company and part of my job consists of art directing fashion shoots, so when it comes to photography I am probably harder to please than most, but his images really captured people’s personalities and idiosyncrasies which only seems possible for someone whom has known our friends and families for years- Russell obviously has a talent for anthropology and capturing moments in time that really record the beauty of weddings. I will definitely be recommending Russell to all of our friends who are ‘next’. If you are reading this trying to find a wedding photographer-snap him up before he gets a 6 year waiting list!
Kara & Tom
Superb Photos and Great Value. Truly delighted with our wedding photos. Russell spent a great deal of time before hand understanding exactly what we wanted, from formal shots to reportage. He absolutely captured the spirit of the day, people’s characters, special and unique moments. Our photos are a perfect story board of the day from start to finish. Russell is such a genuine guy. He was so friendly, discreet, hardworking and easy to get along with. I felt we were sharing our special day with a good friend.
Alex & James
The photos look fantastic! One of the couples from our wedding got engaged over Christmas and as they mentioned how good you both were I was wondering if you would be able to provide a quote for them? We love the brolly and welly photos, definitely worth doing, and they were all worth freezing for 😉 We’re currently still struggling to pick our favourites for enlarging though!
Dawn & Stuart
Thank you so much for the photos – I love them! You’ve really captured the ‘story’ and feel of the day, this is particularly true of the pictures of the speeches, brilliant! Thank you so much, (A very happy) Mrs Field!
Ruth & Chris