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On since 2020

Last update: February 2024

At Garillaphotography, based in Hornchurch, Essex, I specialise in capturing stunning, timeless wedding images that you'll treasure for a lifetime. My personal, authentic approach allows me to truly understand and capture the unique vision my clients have for their nuptial photography. If you're planning a wedding in London or the surrounding area, I'd love to chat with you about how I can help bring your vision to life. Please get in touch to schedule a consultation.

Services Offered

I pride myself in capturing natural, candid moments of joy as they happen on your special day. My blend of candid, portrait, and posed shots allows us to capture the full range of emotions and memories from your wedding day, from bride/groom prep to the first dance. In addition to traditional wedding photography, I also offer drone photography and videography services to capture aerial views and video footage of your special day. If you're looking for a photographer who can capture the natural, candid moments of your wedding day, I'd love to chat with you. Get in contact to learn more and schedule a consultation.

After carefully editing the wedding photos, I share them with my clients through a password-protected online gallery for easy viewing and download. I will host this gallery free of charge for a pre-agreed period to give you ample time to share and download your pictures as needed.

Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Pre wedding
Post wedding
Digital album
High resolution photos
Other (Drone Photography and Videography)

What does the wedding package include?

Packages start at £600 and include; bride prep, arrival, ceremony, reception and first dance. Image gallery delivered via secured online gallery

How far in advance should I contact you?

Min 1 week's notice for weddings. Min 3 weeks notice for location weddings outside London and surrounding counties. Please always make contact as we will try to work it out as best we can

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?


Can you travel?

Yes, uK, EU/ Europe, Worldwide

What is the charge for travelling?

Depends on location/mileage. Outside London will have additional charges. Charges will be agreed before contracts are signed

What style of photos do you take?

Photo journalism

What kind of technology do you use?


Do you use a specific technique or innovative approach?

I believe each wedding is 100% unique and I like to collaborate with the Bride and Groom on their vision of the day and capture the natural joy and emotions of the day

What kind of equipment do you use?

Canon mirrorless cameras and a mix of Canon professional grade 'L' lenses. DJI and fpv drones. I also have a mix of strobes and lighting solutions

Do you offer any tool to display the photos online?

Yes, personal photo gallery

What's the delivery time for a photographic report?

1 month

Do you send all the photos taken?


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?


Do you have the rights to publish the wedding photos?


Do you charge per hour or per event?

Per event

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


How do you charge extra time?

I have an hourly rate that is agreed before contracts are signed in case of any additional time requests

What are the forms of payment?

Bank transfer, cash, debit/credit card, paypal

How do you work?

I devote my entire self to making sure your day goes smoothly on my end. I always work with a dual memory card setup to cut the chance of data loss to practically none
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100% Recommended by couples
Laura B. Sent on 11/07/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Gareth was so lovely and a total gem

We booked Gareth at short notice due to a change in date and our original photographer wasn't available. He was very flexible and worked with myself and John to capture some beautiful pictures. We are booking him for my dad's birthday in September as we got along so well. Thanks so much for your service.
Sarah W. Sent on 18/11/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Ben & Sarah's wedding

We hired Gareth due to my knowledge of his work and talents.
During the lead up to the wedding Gareth was in full contact with us to make sure he had an understanding of how we would like our day to be captured, right down to the finer details.

On the day of our wedding, Gareth arrived at the venue early, giving himself plenty of time to plan ideal shots and decide on the best areas to capture the day to his best ability.

A main aspect we wanted included in the package was bridal prep, during this process Gareth made my wife and her bridal party feel totally at ease and was able to capture real life moments working around the chaos of the bridal suite.

Throughout the ceremony Gareth was taking photographs capturing the key moments that meant the most to us.

We asked Gareth if he could take control of the group shots after the ceremony, he was able to do this with great patience and the shots turned out amazingly, honesty, we couldn’t be happier with how he handled this part of the day!

Gareth was able to capture some excellent real life shots, throughout the day and during the reception, which we feel a lot of photographers miss.

Gareth made sure myself and my wife were happy with his work throughout the entire day before leaving. On a whole Gareth is professional, reliable, an outstanding photographer, we feel that because of his hard work we get to relive our day through his photos! Especially since the day goes so quickly and becomes one big blur!

We would highly recommend Gareth as a wedding photographer! Brilliant photographer!!!!
Michelle C. Sent on 16/06/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic experience

We were so happy with Gareth from Garillaphotography. He was friendly and helpful from the first contact. We had a micro wedding with only four guests which Gareth managed really well, tailoring a package for us and really listening to the kind of day we were having and meeting all our needs as well as our expectations. The photographs are beautiful and really capture the essence of our wedding day. We couldn’t have been happier, he is such a nice guy!
Kerry R. Sent on 04/09/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing service

We had our wedding photos taken by Gareth in the middle of the awkward covid situation, he went above and beyond to get all the shots we requested and scoped out the venue before hand, as the venue was very picky on where we could go. Gareth took charge and made our day relaxed, friendly and professional. We had our wedding reception at home in the garden and Gareth took the most beautiful shots in the surroundings we had. Everybody was happy and Gareth took the most amazing and natural photos. I did request more images of my mum as she was terminally ill and he took the most beautiful photos I will cherish forever.
I recommend Gorilla Photography 110% as Gareth took all the requested photos and I never need to look back and think oh I didn’t get that shot.

Thank you Gareth, for making our day so memorable and being so helpful and professional.
Sarah W. Sent on 17/11/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Brilliant photographer!!!

Gareth is professional, reliable, outstanding work and made us feel at ease
Katie S. Sent on 30/08/2021
4.8 out of 5 rating

Gorgeous photos - very natural

We booked Gareth through a friend after we saw their album. Lovely natural photos of our day. We got a highlight movie which was a lovely surprise. He was worth every penny we spent. A total gentleman. Thank you
John Sent on 11/07/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Really impressed with the style and video was great

We found Gareth through a mate of mine who had booked an engagement shoot with him. He was booked out at first but had a cancellation after a couple of weeks and kindly reached out to us to see if we still needed someone. Booked him on the stop so my jobs were sorted. The weather on the day was great and he even put up a drone and got some amazing shots of our friends and family. If our budget was bigger I would have definitely got him to do video too but it was a nice touch for some drone shots of me and the Mrs.
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