You've possibly already organised the venue, dress, cake and even the car. Just the wedding photographer to go... Simon Young lives in Gloucester and have been photographing weddings in Gloucester, Cheltenham and around Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and the Cotswolds for more than ten years.
"As a keen photographer, I found the work fascinating and after a while decided to give up work and create a lifestyle for myself revolving around my passion for people and photography. Wedding and other forms of social photography was the obvious choice and I have loved every moment of it. As well as taking photographs, I teach photography and coach other professional photographers. My favourite days are those spent at weddings. If you’re looking for someone that will have a bit of fun with your guests and make the time spent on photographs enjoyable rather than painful, I’d love to hear from you."
Zowie JewkesWednesday, 13th September 2017
Amazing Photographer!! We are always more than happy with his work and he has produced some magnificent photo's for us over the years for lots of occasions.
Eloise RadziwillThursday, 3rd September 2015
Simon is an amazing photographer and trainer. A few years ago I trained with Simon and was instantly struck by his friendliness and ability to put people at ease. He has an in depth knowledge not only of photography, but is also a master of understanding what motivates individuals and groups. What more could you ask for from a wedding photographer? Great technical skill but with empathy and understanding of what you would want on your big day! If I knew Simon ten years ago, he would certainly be my wedding photographer of choice. In fact, I am going to dust off my wedding dress and tag my husband and children along for Simon to capture some post wedding pictures a decade down the line. Highly recommended!
Kerry HinnsFriday, 4th September 2015
Simon did our wedding photography a couple of years ago and I simply cannot fault him or his skills.
My husband and I had a clear vision of what we wanted from our photos and Simon absolutely nailed it! The photos were stunning and we had a really hard time choosing which ones to put up in the house!
Simon is such a character and became a huge part of our day; making people laugh and chatting to family and friends.
He gave me tips and advice, in the run up to the big day, and made all our guests feel completely at ease.
We could not have asked for anything more!
We still keep in touch and would even class Simon as a friend.
If there was a 10 out of 5 rating, I would give it!
Pete StoneThursday, 15th November 2012
One word that would some up our experience with Simon - Magnificent!
We chose Simon to take our wedding photos after he was recommended to us. One our first meeting Simon took the time to explain who he was and the type of photography that he is capable of - and he is VERY capable!
We felt at ease with him immediately and found that after our 20 minute meeting with him we could fully trusted him to take the best possible photos to show just how special our wedding would be to the 2 of us.
A few weeks before the big day, my wife and I went with Simon to the wedding venue to establish the areas to take photos on the day and came up with backup plans should there have been any bad weather on the day.
On the big day Simon turned up about Mid-morning and didn't put his camera down until well into the evening!!! I, along with every other person who attended the wedding commented on how impressed they were with Simon professional yet friendly attitude. I think most people used the word amazing at least once when they described him!
Our photos were amazing and we would like to thank Simon ever so much for ensuring that our photo album is one to be proud of!
To sum up, there are cheaper and more expensive photographers out there but you will not find someone who is as enthusiastic and who has such a friendly and outgoing personality, he really did make our day!! VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!
Pete & Claire Stone
Simon WaldenMonday, 4th June 2012
As a fellow photographer how could I help but choose Simon as the photographer from my son's wedding.
He did the perfect job that I expected, covered everything our son and his wife wanted - including a lot of impromptu moments. He covered the wonderful setting of the Bodliean library perfectly.