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One Thousand Words Photography

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One Thousand Words Photography is a service based out of Dorset and Hampshire in South England, specialising in weddings. Owners Tom Wishart and Murray Lambert share a passion for photographic creativity and providing stunning, evocative wedding images to couples on their special day. Their instinctive, unobtrusive approach allows them to observe wonderful moments as they are about to happen and capture them as they unfold. These photographers use a blend of styles including landscape, portrait, event, documentary, still-life, HDR and experimental photography. This duo is honoured to preserve some of life's most cherished moments through photographs that are unique to each couple.

Services Offered

One Thousand Words Photography offers a comprehensive package for wedding events. This bundle offers the services of two photographers, planning and guidance, and unlimited coverage. After the wedding event, couples will receive digital images in a private online gallery, full-sized wedding photographs, and a custom engraved wooden ‘book’ presentation case and USB. Couples can also arrange an engagement session to ensure that every moment of their love story is documented through an array of unforgettable images.

Highlights

Services

Photography, pre wedding, post wedding, albums, mini albums, digital album, high resolution photos, other

Wedding Package

Our All-Inclusive service includes everything you need: Two photographers without time limits. Consultations & advice Wooden USB, mini-album Private online gallery Sneak Peek Full Size & web images

Travel

Yes, We work from Dorset and Hampshire, covering the entire UK and Europe

Served in

Dorset and Hampshire

Frequently Asked Questions

How far in advance should I contact you?

We tend to get booked a year or two in advance, especially for summer dates. So contacting as soon as you have a wedding date is pretty important

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?

No

What is the charge for traveling?

We include 100 miles travel in our 'All-Inclusive service'. Further travel charges are calculated depending on requirements

What style of photos do you take?

Photo journalism
Other (Experimental)

What kind of technology do you use?

Digital

Do you use a specific technique or innovative approach?

Our style is produced with an appropriate combination of specific techniques and approaches. We work mainly as documentary wedding photographers, incorporating perfected experimental techniques

What kind of equipment do you use?

Whatever is required to produce the most stunning images possible

Do you offer any tool to display the photos online?

Yes, a sneak peek on our blog and a private online gallery

What's the delivery time for photographic report?

2 months

Do you send all the photos taken?

No

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

Team of Professionals

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 event

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

Yes

How do you charge extra time?

We don't need to - we work without time limits. Should typical delays occur or if the unexpected happens we don't charge any extra

What are the forms of payment?

We accept transfer, card, cheque and cash

How do you work?

As a team of two experienced, friendly photographers, blending perfectly into your big day so as to perfectly capture the emotion and the moments as they happen

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    Daniel F. Married on 05/09/2020
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    Top Quality

    Tom and Murray were very professional,well groomed and blended in perfectly. They were very reassuring,fun to be around and we couldn’t have asked for more. We would highly recommend them and wouldn’t hesitate to ask them again for any more celebrations.
    We would like to thank them so much for there professional work!!

    One Thousand Words Photography's reply:

    Thank you ever so much for your kind review of our documentary wedding photography services.

    We are so happy that you love your Corfe Castle wedding photographs, we had such a great time shooting in the Dorset countryside and certainly try with our grooming!
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    Emily Married on 09/06/2019
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    Best photographers imaginable!

    Tom & Murray were amazing.  From the moment we met them, they were cheerful and helped us to feel at ease.  On top of that, always went above and beyond and left us with lovely photos to remember the day.

    On the day, they were perfect and captured all the photos we were looking for, and a load we didn't even know we wanted!  The photos are AMAZING, and we can't thank them enough for the wonderful memories.  

    We would definitely recommend these guys to anyone looking for a lovely team of photographers for your wedding day.  The way they work together is brilliant and the results are awesome (and they're a good laugh!).  I also can't recommend enough, the benefit of having two photographers who work so well together - they don't miss anything!

    In summary, these guys work brilliantly together, nothing is too big an ask and the photos are perfect.

    Emily & Robbie
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    Best photographers ever

    As soon as we got engaged, we knew that we wanted one thousand words as our photographers. They offer something so different and special that others don’t- first off all they make you feel so at ease on your wedding day that you don’t have time to feel nervous, secondly they’re very handy extra bridesmaids :) Tom and Murray were so kind and fun to work with and we can’t rate them enough, having two of them meant that you had pictures from different angles. Tom and Murray were considerate to us when we needed time to ourselves and whisked us away to the beach for an hour to have some time to ourselves and reflect on our day. They slotted into everything so well, especially when they arrived at my parents house and began photographing us. I seriously can’t recommend them enough, they were one of the best bits of our wedding day and our photos were just incredible. You guys really are amazing and daaam’ they can work a camera and find a good angle- especially if you’re not a fan of photos yourselves!

    One Thousand Words Photography's reply:

    Thank you for your kind words Sarah. We loved photographing you and your wonderful family.
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    Professional and truly unique

    Thank you to the best wedding photographers in the world don't quite know how this happened yet and cant believe it Dorset and Hampshire wedding magazine. Wow. If anyone is getting married this year we highly recommend Tom and Murray from onethousandwords photography. They are so professional and truly unique I went from having 5 bridesmaids to seven the day wouldn't of been the same without them they made it perfect! They were so relaxed and funny felt like we had known them for years . Thank you Tom and Murray
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    You didn't let us down!

    One Thousand Words – from the moment we met, you put us instantly at ease and we knew that you would be amazing wedding photographers. You didn’t let us down! Our guests, both young and old, commented during the day (and are still commenting) on how well you fitted in.
    Tom and Murray, you have captured some incredible images which will allow us to relive our wedding over and over again. Neither Robin or myself like having our photo taken but that wasn’t an issue. At no point were we asked to waste time posing for staged photos yet we have ended up with hundreds (literally hundreds) of fantastic images that we can’t stop looking through! Thank you so much – we recommend you 100x over
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    We would recommend them to anyone

    We’ve been blown away by the photos Tom and Murray took of our wedding day. Our whole experience with them has been awesome.

    During the morning, when getting ready, these guys captured the buzz brilliantly. You can tell they have done this hundreds of times before, as they certainly know the drill, keeping our nerves in check while they take everything in their stride with their relaxed attitude and good sense of humour.
    Then, throughout the ceremony and reception, Tom and Murray worked together amazingly. Most of the time, you wouldn’t even know they were there, but between them they have managed to capture the big moments with split-second precision, and all manner of other tiny details that you wouldn’t even think about yourself, but which capture the happiness of the day and all of our friends and family beautifully.

    To see the quality of the final photos has been incredible and we keep looking at them again and again.

    We would recommend them to anyone.

    Great work, thanks guys! It was a pleasure to have you there.
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    Can't speak highly enough

    Tom and Murray recently photographed our wedding and we were absolutely thrilled to have them as one of our main suppliers. Incredibly professional, calm and funny throughout, putting everyone at ease and slipping seamlessly into our wedding party.
    So many of our guests commented on how good you were with everyone on the day and how it felt like you were just another wedding guest. We were thrilled with our sneak peek pics and cannot wait to see the full gallery now.
    To anyone reading this – you simply must go with these guys, I can’t speak highly enough of the service they deliver.
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    They go above and beyond

    Tom and Murray offer so much more than wedding photos, they go above and beyond the make the whole build up enjoyable and stress free so that it’s a journey. They fit in to the day itself perfectly, so much so that guests have asked how they are doing and mentioned how lovely it was to meet them.
    The amount of work and effort that goes into their service is like no other. We have thoroughly enjoyed this whole experience, from our first meet and greet where we were instantly put at ease, to our Longleat and pub visit and of course the big day itself where we couldn’t have been happier for them to be there as they truly feel like friends to us both now.
    Good luck and best wishes to you both.
    To anyone thinking of hiring them please don’t hesitate! Our photos are something we will cherish forever, thank you.
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    Fantastic Guys

    Tom and Murray were not just our wedding photographers, they were a genuine part of our wedding day. They are fantastic guys with a great sense of humour and as well as taking truly stunning photos of our wedding they were an absolute joy to be around.
    They went above and beyond and nothing was too much trouble for the pair of them. They are down to earth, genuine and incredibly good at their job. Our guests commented on how professional and friendly they were as well and in particular, I was touched by how they said personal goodbyes to us and our guests at the end of the day.
    I cannot recommend them enough, they are world-class and I only have good things to say about them both. True gentleman with passion and love for what they do, just brilliant!
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    Becky & Chris’s Stockbridge Farm Barn Wedding – Oc

    “Chris would I just like to say a MASSIVE THANK YOU to you for everything you did for us on our wedding day! I know I appreciated your make-up/veil advice when I was having a panic getting ready! We had an amazing day and loved having you there to share some of it with us and capture some wonderful moments.

    We would also like to express our thanks to all the hard work and running! We had so many nice comments from our guests about how relaxed you made them feel and it felt to us that you were a guest that we wanted to share our day with us. Sorry for any bridezilla bossiness that came out and thanks also for putting up with our two slightly unorganised (but fantastic!) best men!

    Thank you again for all your hard work and advice and we will of course recommend you to all our engaged friends!”

    “This was just a quick email to say we have now received our wedding memory stick and to thank you once again for all the amazing photos!

    We love them all and it is such a nice documentation of the day!”

    Mr & Mrs Snow
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    Sarah and Andrew’s Clock Barn Wedding – October 20

    “We have had such wonderful feedback on the sneak peak from all our friends and family so thank you and therefore I’m sure the rest are worth the wait”

    “The photographs are fantastic! Thanks soooo much”

    Sarah & Andrew
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    Helen & Mark’s Forest Lodge Hotel Wedding – Novemb

    “The photographs are absolutely stunning. We really couldn’t have asked for more.

    Thank you very much for sending us the link to our wedding photos, and the memory stick arrived today, too. We didn’t expect such a quick turnaround, so thank you.

    You captured so many special moments that we will always remember, and a few that we had forgotten, too!

    You also somehow managed to do all this while skilfully blending into the background – we knew you were there but you were never intrusive.

    Many thanks once again.”

    Mark and Helen Farnham
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    Sopley Mill Wedding Photographs, Alex & James 2014

    “Dear Tom,

    We just wanted to thank you so much for the absolutely incredible job you did at our wedding at Sopley Mill!

    You really helped capture the amazing memories and fun of the day (bet you’d never seen so many women with absolutely no clue how to use an iron!!)

    You really were a joy to have around and were very much part of helping to make the day so special!

    Thank you so much again and lots and lots of love

    Alex and James xxxx

    p.s. such a lovely write up on your website and will def point people in your direction for future weddings.”
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    Nicola & Mo’s Warbrook House wedding – March 2015

    “I resisted temptation to sneak a peek all day yesterday and waited for Mo to get home to look at them, It was hard!!! Thank you so much, we love the photos.”

    “We’ve received our usb this morning, thanks. Didn’t know a usb stick could be so pretty! ”

    Nicola

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