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Janet Gow Photography is a wedding photography business based in Newent, Gloucestershire.

Jan currently splits her time between her home in Gloucestershire and family in Merseyside (where she was born and plans to move back to), so she is lucky enough to be able to cover weddings in both counties.

Jan offers customised services and high-quality, stunning images for couples who dream of a beautiful, honest record of their wedding day. This skilled visual storyteller services weddings all over the United Kingdom and further afield.

Services Offered

Janet Gow Photography specialises in a relaxed, documentary style that captures the authentic spark of each relationship. This experienced photographer has been documenting weddings for over 17 years and has, during her career, been awarded Licentiate in Wedding Photography from the Master Photographers Association.

She has most recently won a Hitched 2023 wedding award too!

She uses her skills and qualification to create a gorgeous gallery of naturalistic, character-filled photos for each couple. With an array of customisable packages available, Jan has something to suit every nearlywed.

Choose full-day coverage from the morning to the first dance, or else try the essential coverage package lasting from the ceremony until the wedding breakfast.

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Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Photography
Pre wedding
Post wedding
Albums
Mini albums
High resolution photos

What does the wedding package include?

All packages incude all your wedding proofs at high resolution; an online password protected gallery to share with family & friends and a 3-4 minute slideshow of the highlights of your day

How far in advance should I contact you?

Most couples book 18m to 2 years in advance of their wedding date but I am open to deals for last minute weddings if I have availability

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?

No

Can you travel?

Yes, uK Wide

What is the charge for travelling?

No additional charge for weddings in Gloucestershire, Merseyside, Herefordshire or the Midlands

What style of photos do you take?

Photo journalism

What kind of technology do you use?

Digital

Do you use a specific technique or innovative approach?

Documentary photography that is non intrusive - most couples say they forgot I was there!

What kind of equipment do you use?

Canon full frame professional cameras

Do you offer any tool to display the photos online?

Yes, online gallery

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?

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?

By the hour

What are the forms of payment?

BACS or secure card payment

How do you work?

What an odd question ! I work within the framework agreed between myself and the couple prior to the wedding
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Do you have any questions?

Request pricing

Reviews for Janet Gow Photography

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Hitched Wedding Awards 2024 Winner
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24 reviews
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Sandra
Sandra G. Sent on 09/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Couldn’t be happier!

It didn’t take more than a second to know that Jan was the photographer for us, just look at her work on her website! We, of course, had the obligatory posed photos to appease the Mum’s, but Jan’s skill lies in the documentary style that we wanted for our later in life casual wedding. She has honestly captured personalities and treasured moments that would never have come across with a more traditional approach. She worked like a little worker bee to produce pictures that captured the look and feel we were going for. Filter out the ones with the extra chins and me looking like I’m chewing a toffee, and this woman has made us and our guests look beautiful. She’s really nice, too! Thanks, Jan. You were a star 😄x
Katarzyna
Katarzyna P. Sent on 25/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing photographer

Adrian did our wedding photos and videos August 2023. He did amazing, we felt relaxed and photos are amazing. Such a professional. Will definitely used Janet Gow in the future.
Will highly recommend
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Roxanne G. Sent on 20/05/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The photographer we were looking for

From our first meeting to our last hug after our first dance, Jan was everything we wanted and more. For 2 women who hated their photo being taken, we met Jan for a photo shoot and got to see very quickly that we had nothing to worry about, she put us at ease in front of the camera.
Every step of the way Jan was there and quality of her photos are incredible. Having searched far and wide for ‘the photographer’ we were looking for, we found!

We can’t thank Jan enough for how she shot our day, we were very lucky to have found someone who just got it and got us. There was never any pressure for photo after photo, she very much wanted us to share the day with our nearest and dearest and captured some fantastic shots along the way.

Thank you Jan for capturing the wedding of our dreams, and doing it in style! We are eternally grateful.

Roxy and Laura xx
Kim
Kim Y. Sent on 14/04/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Super friendly and professional service

Jan was really engaged from our very first meeting and put our minds at ease that she could provide exactly the package we were looking for. Although neither of us are keen to have our photo taken, she made us relax in her company and allowed us to get some really lovely natural looking wedding photos.
Jan was able to accommodate our wish for a half-day package without compromising the range of pictures we were after. She was efficient at getting both the formal shots, plus some of us alone, whilst also giving us plenty of time to spend with our guests,
Katie
Katie F. Sent on 06/11/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Just a dream photographer!

Jan put us at ease from the very first phone call, which as 2 people who don’t like having photos taken was really essential! She listened to exactly the type of photos we were looking for (relaxed and informal), and on the day she stayed calm and jovial despite torrential rain and fussy relatives! Everyone commented on how great Jan was and she even helped us give out the gifts during the speeches. We’d recommend her over and over again. Thank you!
Louise
Louise Sent on 05/11/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Jan was a ninja, taking natural pics of our guests and capturing the day perfectly

Jan was brilliant, always accommodating and we are so happy with our photos
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Pippa R. Sent on 11/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

If I could give more than 5 starts I would.

Booking Janet as our photographer was the best choice we made. From meeting her and discussing our day and emailing back and forth she was so professional and so passionate. On the day of our wedding Janet put us at ease as we are not very good comfortable in front of cameras. She really captured our day and the photos we have received back are a million times better than we expected and all so natural. We will cherish our photos forever. Thank you so much Janet 💓
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Hollie B. Sent on 28/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Jan was the best

Jan did such an amazing job for us for our wedding. The pictures are amazing and we really couldn't have asked for anything more. We would highly recommend! X
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Natalie Sent on 21/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic brilliant

Over the moon with the service provided, photos are amazing. Would highly recommend absolutely lovely lady.
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Stephen W. Sent on 21/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic and professional

From start to finish, Janet explained everything and gave us plenty of ideas on format, very well organised and gave us the most amazing photos. I would highly recommend Janet.
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Pepito G. Sent on 01/09/2023
4.8 out of 5 rating

Good, flexible and fast getting the photos to us

Very open to our requests, good at giving her own opinion and suggestions, very fast at getting the photos after the wedding.
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Jessica P. Sent on 27/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Would recommend to anybody ❤️

Wow what can we say… a massive THANK YOU to Jan for capturing our day. She made us feel so at ease from the moment we met her. For us, taking pictures is an awkward time but Jan settled our nerves and allowed us to capture the most natural and beautiful photos of our day. We had our wedding photos back so quickly - Thank you so so much! Would recommend to anybody 😊
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Gemma G. Sent on 06/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely amazing

Adrian was fantastic and the pictures are amazing !! He put everyone at ease and you didn't even know he was there in the evening.
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Gemma H. Sent on 21/07/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Mrs G Walters

Jan was recommended to me by my mum's friend and I'm so glad I found her. We were on a budget for my wedding so I wanted a photographer purely for the ceremony only and Jan had no problem catering for what we wanted.
Communication from Jan was 100% and we had regular contact throughout the year right up until my big day.
My wedding pictures arrived a few days later via post however I could view them on Jan's website prior to this.
My wedding pictures are absolutely amazing, every single picture is stunning and flawless and I'm so grateful to Jan for capturing our special day. Thank you so much xx
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Chris G. Sent on 04/04/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Gibbons Wedding 01.04.23

Janet was amazing and so organised, from the very start she had already planned the approach and between us agreed the approach we wanted to take.

The pictures are amazing and I would definitely recommend her services
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