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About

Guy Milnes Photography is a service based in Caerphilly, in South Wales, specialising in weddings and other milestone moments. Owner and lead photographer Guy aims to provide his clients with beautiful reminders of their day that will take them back to that special moment in time. Guy offers bespoke natural wedding and civil partnership photography in London and surrounding areas. All the emotions, fun, and atmosphere of the day will be captured using a mixture of documentary style with the more traditional posed shots.

Services Offered

Guy Milnes Photography offers a range of packages tailored to his clients’ needs. A pre-wedding consultation provides couples with the opportunity to go over timelines and discuss their vision for the day with Guy. As a professional photographer, Guy is able to direct group shots and facilitate portraits but also knows when to step back and simply document the day as it unfolds. The result will be a generous selection of stunning photographs covering as little or as much of your day as you require in a mixture of vibrant colour and striking black and white.

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Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Photography
Pre wedding
Post wedding
Albums
High resolution photos

What does the wedding package include?

My basic package starts from 2 hours (with the option of adding on more time) and includes all edited files supplied by upload. Full day options can include album, slide show and presentation USB

How far in advance should I contact you?

As far in advance or as last minute as you like. Couples may start their search for a photographer as soon as they have a date - often 2 years in advance. I also embrace short notice weddings

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?

No

Can you travel?

Yes, cardiff Bristol London South Wales

What is the charge for travelling?

I don't charge travel for London, South Wales and Bristol weddings. Other areas will vary depending on the location

What style of photos do you take?

Artistic
Photo journalism

What kind of technology do you use?

Digital

Do you use a specific technique or innovative approach?

My approach is low-key and relaxed. I don't take over and prefer to capture events naturally. Comments such as: "loved how he captured spontaneous moments of the day!" show that couples like this

What kind of equipment do you use?

I use the flagship Nikon DSLR with various zoom and wide angle lenses and a flash gun for bounced flash

Do you offer any tool to display the photos online?

No

What's the delivery time for a photographic report?

1 month

Do you send all the photos taken?

No

Do you work alone or do you have a team of professionals?

Alone

In case of unforeseen circumstances, do you have a replacement photographer?

Yes

Do you have the rights to publish the wedding photos?

Yes

Do you charge per hour or per event?

Per hour

If needed, would you be able to work extra hours?

Yes

How do you charge extra time?

I charge £60/half hour if the time required exceeds the agreed time

What are the forms of payment?

BACS usually or will take cheque or cash if it's preferred

How do you work?

I work quickly and efficiently. Before the day I send a questionnaire so I know what is important to the couple. This leaves me able to work on the day with little fuss and in my low-key, natural way
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Reviews for Guy Milnes Photography

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Gaurav
Gaurav B. Sent on 23/08/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Great Guy!

Lovely chap to work with. Made our day.
Quick edits.
Nice photography.
A pleasure to work with.
Rachel
Rachel Sent on 04/03/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Stunning photos by Guy Milnes

The photos Guy took of our wedding blew me away. They were just so wonderful. I don’t think there was a bad photo in the 500+ images that we received and there were some absolutely breathtaking shots of the children. He really does have an eye for the perfect photo that truly captures our day. We had a small intimate wedding at Morden Park House and I’m so glad we chose Guy to be our wedding photographer. He is polite, professional and nothing is too much trouble. Thank you for capturing our day so beautifully!
Lindsay
Lindsay S. Sent on 20/01/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Highly Recommended

Guy was fantastic, he captured us perfectly and made us both feel very at ease. He was extremely flexible, we never felt rushed and nothing was too much trouble. He had many ideas to capture different shots which have resulted in us loving our photos, we can't wait to showcase them.
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Larissa B. Sent on 18/06/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful photography

Guy was the most fantastic wedding photographer. His work was unobtrusive but really captured the beauty, fun and essence of our day. So pleased we chose him. Would wholeheartedly recommend him for your big day.
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Indrani B. Sent on 11/11/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Trust Guy with your wedding

We worked with Guy for our micro-wedding in October 2020 at the Chelsea Old Town Hall after finding him listed as a top wedding photographer on the Chelsea Old Town Hall website.

We had researched a few wedding photographers before settling with Guy and this was largely because of his photography style and responsiveness. After some rapid-fire communications on style and cost, we decided to go with him within the day!

As people who are terrible with posed shots, we let him know that we wanted to capture the dynamism of getting married in London rather than focusing on staid group shots of the wedding party. Also, because of COVID-19 restrictions at the Chelsea Old Town Hall, we thought that we would have to forfeit having a wedding photographer in the Town Hall with us, and made our peace with that.

On the day of the wedding, just before the wedding began, a masked photographer waved at us from the entrance of the room! Guy had managed to get into the Town Hall to capture our ceremony! Needless to say we were thrilled! The rest of the shots happened really organically inside the Town Hall and on the street. We didn't even realise he was taking pictures, that's how comfortable we were with him.

We received our photographs a few days ago and they are beautiful. Our families couldn't join us for our wedding because of COVID travel restrictions but looking at the photographs, they could follow along with the story of the day and feel the emotion. We could not have asked for more from a wedding photographer and are so thankful to him.
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Charmaine M. Sent on 28/02/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing photos and service!

So happy we found Guy!
Guy took our wedding photos at Chelsea Old Town Hall on a stormy Saturday afternoon...but had some brill ideas for how to use the weather as a positive! And he was right - it was perfect. Guy managed to capture some really special moments when I didn't even realise he was there!
Amazing service from beginning to end. Thanks Guy
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Claire W. Sent on 04/03/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding photographer (The best we have met)

I never normally ever right reviews but I can honestly say Guy was the loveliest, professional and easy-going wedding photographer I've met! He took the most beautiful, mood-capturing, natural moments of everyone at our wedding at Newport Registry office. Guy was also one of the best wedding photographers I've seen with with children -he was very patient as they ran around! Couldn't recommend enough. We also loved how he captured spontaneous moments of the day, and we received our wedding photos just a few days later!
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Lucy Sent on 06/03/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Picture Perfect

Guy was an amazing and professional photographer from the initial enquiry to the final shots of our wedding! For our wedding, we wanted very natural photos of the day and after looking through many, we came across Guy's website and after going through the website with lots of useful information, reading his vision and looking at the photos he has taken, we decided he was the photographer for us. On the day, he was very professional and guided us to ensure that the right photos were taken and it was lovely to see the photos of our wedding guests enjoying the day. He listened to us and made sure that the photos we wanted was done as well as applying his style. We are in love with the photos to remember our big day and would highly recommend Guy 😊
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Dru Sent on 18/08/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful experience

We could not be happier with Guy's work - he was so nice; he listened to all our wishes but made good suggestions based on his knowledge and experience; he was so lovely interacting with everyone on the day, yet was unobtrusive even though our party consisted only of eleven people; and his photos are beautiful, great quality and exactly what we wanted - full of life and reflecting our personalities perfectly. We feel very lucky to have found Guy - he played a big part in making our wedding day truly special.
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Emma Sent on 26/06/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Pleasure to work with

As a couple who are not keen to pose in front of the camera Guy captured some amazing pictures of our wedding. He is friendly and approachable and answered all of our questions quickly. He delivered everything to a high standard and we would fully recommend.
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Giles Sent on 09/05/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Professional - Accessible - Friendly - Pleasure to work with

We used Guy Milnes photography for our wedding at Chelsea Town Hall. Guy was very friendly and easy to deal with throughout the session. He made an effort to get along with each member of the ceremony without being intrusive.
His photos were absolutely 1st class and we enjoyed working with him.
We would recommend him to anyone!!
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Rebekah Sent on 25/01/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Brilliant pictures, lovely Guy!

Guy was the photographer for our wedding in Oxford back in October 2016 and he was everything we hoped he would be.

He was professional throughout the process from our initial email and phone conversation through to the day itself, and was particularly helpful in talking us through and pointing out important things to consider on the day. His communication throughout was top-notch.

His documentary style was exactly what we were looking for and we're so happy with the natural shots he got of the day. We hardly noticed him and we never felt like we needed to do forced poses, he just popped up in the right place at the right time to get the perfect picture.

We would recommend Guy to anyone!

Rebekah and Paul
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Jo Sent on 24/09/2016
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful documentary photos!

Guy was the photographer at our wedding in August. He beautifully captured all the precious moments of the day from so many different angles. He was calming, professional and friendly in addition he was very good at blending into the background we hardly even noticed he was there. Despite having to work against unpredictable weather, namely wind gusts and sudden bursts of direct sunlight, he was able to capture stunning and natural photos of us which we know must have been hard work (we are the king and queen of pulling weird faces when smiling...). We didn't have to wait long to receive the photos, we expected at least 6 weeks but we got them in less than half that time! Thank you Guy for all your hard work, all the best, Jo and KK xx
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Annabel Sent on 10/09/2016
5 out of 5 rating

Best photographer ever!

Guy was absolutely fantastic from the moment we met him. He captured every wonderful moment of the day and was very discrete and professional, but also a lot of fun! His photographs are beautiful and we couldn't be happier with him. His service is outstanding and we will be recommending him to everyone who we know getting married. He took such beautiful natural photographs and did everything we asked for. He made a stunning photo book and took so many photos, if only we could display them all! The best wedding photographs we have seen (he also did our friends wedding before so we knew they were amazing). Can't recommend highly enough!
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Karlee Sent on 18/08/2016
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful, Natural Photography

We met Guy at a café before our wedding. Upon seeing his portfolio we were both confident that he was the photographer to capture our special day.

On the day, Guy was extremely professional but at the same time lots of fun to work with. We didn’t stop smiling and laughing all the way through our Bridal photo shoot. As a result our pictures showed the joy and love we felt on our wedding day.

Throughout the whole day Guy’s style of photography was unobtrusive and natural. There were many occasions we had forgotten he was there, capturing our day. He was not only able to show how our special day unfolded but also portrayed the different emotions of the day in his photos.

We received a generous number of photos and we could not be happier with how they look. We are so grateful to have these beautiful reminders of our day and would have no hesitation in recommending Guy most highly.
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