WILTSHIRE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY REVIEWS
It’s hard to find enough superlatives to describe just how fantastic David is! From our first meeting with him we knew that he was exactly what we wanted!
With David there are no fake poses (unless you want that!), everything he takes is natural and real and captures your special day in a way nobody else could. Neither my partner or I particularly like being in front of the camera, but from the moment we had our pre-wedding shoot with David we felt immediately at ease. He turned the occasion into a fun and relaxing event and the pictures were so much more than we were expecting.
A month later we arrived at our big day! David was more than a photographer on this day, he was a guest and a friend who slotted seamlessly into our small and intimate wedding party. After three weeks we have already received a large selection of pictures and there are still so many more amazing images to arrive.
Whilst I could write pages about what a great photographer David is, I believe the best way to see this is firstly to look at his portfolio and secondly to meet the man himself! David, thank you so much for all your help and support with our wedding and thank you for capturing it all for us. Your photos will stay with us forever!
Helen and Rob - Wellington Barn, Wiltshire
From the very beginning David was so layed back and helpful, providing really helpful tips from what to use as a cake table to the timings, he really was a fountain of wedding knowledge - then came the photography! the engagement shoot is a great touch, it really helped us feel comfortable around David and made it feel so natural on the day for our 15 minute escape with one another.
The day then went in a whirlwind for us, but looking back at the documentary style photos brings it all flooding back in such an un-staged and beautifully natural way. I don't know how David managed to be in so many places at once but he really was stealth like and didn't miss a single detail. Such a nice guy and we really couldn't reccomend him more, the photos speak for themselves ❤
Sam and Tom - Wick Bottom Barn, Wiltshire
David shot our wedding in June and we cannot recommend him highly enough. His portfolio/website speaks for itself, but we didn't necessarily expect such a professional, and charismatic photographer for our big day! David was happy to go above and beyond - We were able to draw on his vast experience of weddings to get advice around the planning, and scheduling of our day. Many of our guests complimented us on David's professionalism, and ability to capture moments in such a relaxed and informal manner. We are absolutely stoked with the photos (all 1000+ of them!).
Heather and Stew - Bonhams Barn
Wow; we are just so happy with our choice in photographer! We'd found David's website through Googling Wiltshire photographers and had a look at his website. We loved the photos, especially how relaxed and happy everyone looked. His website provided all the information we required (especially the FAQs page), and we decided to go ahead and book him. One of the best decisions we made for our wedding! It turns out he was actually listed as a recommended photographer for our venue, Grittleton House, and we quickly learnt why.
David is both professional and personable. During our pre-shoot we learnt of the different ways we should be posing to get the best photos, and, most importantly for me, how to feel relaxed in front of the camera.
When it came to the wedding day, we knew that David had it all in hand and the results were incredible! The weather wasn't exactly wonderful (our fault for getting married in January), but David was able to create some amazing indoor shots, and get lots of photos around our amended schedule. We've looked at our photos so many times now, and we still absolutely adore them. The mixture of formal and 'snapshot' photos really show how the day shaped out and also how much fun the guests were having. We had so many people say how much they liked David and his photos!
We don't think 5 stars are enough to show how much we loved David's work. Thank you so much!
Sarah & Matt - January 2018
If success can be measured by:
- The breadth of moments captured, some of which the bride and groom can recall, and others which they did not realise happened;
- And bringing them to life in a fantastic array of natural shots, made easy through David's easy going interaction;
Then we cannot rate and recommend David Scammell Photography highly enough...
With thanks from C & B - March 2018
David is the best photographer - don't look any further.
I had high expectations for our wedding photos, knowing the legacy images have when remembering the special day, and David completely exceeded. He is such a personable person, all our guests have commented how lovely and progressional he was. He won't shout at guests, he won't dictate your day (unless you want, I'm sure), he will naturally become part of your day.
The pre-shoot was full of fun and laughter and the day was even better. We have the most beautiful natural images, capturing the raw emotion of the day. Our portrait pics are just a dream too.
We genuinely miss spending time with him, ha! Thank you for everything David.
Samantha and Rob
Alex and I got married in September 2017. I knew the moment I met David that we had found our photographer... I think I knew he's was 'the one' even from our initial discussions over email. I needed my photographer to not only capture our day in an informal and relaxed way, but also be someone who I genuinely liked, as he was going to be sharing some very precious moments with us. David is everything you need in a wedding photographer. I could not recommend him highly enough, to do him or his work justice.
I may have left this 6 months late but life has just carried us away!
David saved our day!! 3 weeks before our wedding in June our original photographer pulled out, apparently ‘double booking’ our date! I’m sure you can imagine my reaction and the sheer panic we felt!! Many people suggested David in a Facebook post, so I rang him in my crazy bride state and to our delight & surprise he was actually free for our big day! At our pre-shoot he made it easy and we felt so natural. He also gave us tips for the day, all of which we forgot due to so much excitement but for the shoot very helpful! He captured us in our natural cheery self and we were absolutely chuffed he was going to be with us on our big day! The photos he shot on the big day were incredible, he caught the natural unaware shots, the group/individual photos we’d requested, we then found those incredibly wild & funny pictures of some of our guests!
He blended in, he was apart of our guests and we honestly couldn’t recommend a better photographer or person to be by your side!
Thank you David for all that you did and we’ll be in touch in the future without doubt for anymore exciting moments that need capturing! All our trust is with you!
Thank you David, Happy New Year love Ivan & Sammey!
We consider ourselves truly blessed to have had David capture the special moments of our incredible day. He made it an experience in itself and if you're looking for someone keep you calm yet entertain the guests (table photo challenge!) then he is your man. Don't even look elsewhere until you've asked if he's available that's honestly how highly we recommend him. David - the guests loved you. I have the best shots. Thank you for the support leading up to and on the day. Rich and Kiri Gilbert
If you are looking for a photographer who will capture your day beautifully, David is the man. We got married in August 2017 and David provided us with a pre-shoot a few days before the big day which enabled us to get used to being infront of the camera and the way he worked. Throughout the big day guests complimented him constantly and he made everyone feel at ease with his relaxed and likeable personality. We received over 1000 photos which were stunning and really captured what our day was all about. Thank you David!￼
David is the most amazing photographer. From the moment I first saw some of his photos, I knew I had to have him as our wedding photographer. He’s a lovely man and so easy to get along with. All of our guests felt so comfortable in front of the camera. We have hundreds of such perfect photos. If you need a photographer then I highly recommend David, you won’t be disappointed
David was fantastic every step of the way. He's incredibly likeable and quickly made us feel comfortable, from the initial call to the day itself. I have to admit the only reason I was wanted to commit to a professional photographer was to capture moments and people that shared our day with us. I'm not a big fan of being in front of the camera so I was pleasantly surprised to see David got so many lovely photos of Chris and I, and looking back at them now I didn't even realise he was standing there half the time with intrusion to the day at all. I really appreciated how he worked around the day and waited to the right moments to take certain photos while planning other timings carefully so it all flowed naturally. I really felt he was able to capture us and our relationship and he's clearly skilled at adapting his style to fit the unique couple and their wedding in that way. That being said I think he'll always add a little bit of his own style and fun in to the day with the benefit of some really special extra moments and photos in the collection that bring an extra element and a lovely surprise.
Thanks again David !
David did a really fantastic job at our wedding in July 2017. We got married in a field in Pewsey and had marquees and wagons plus a ceremony space. He made our guest feel at ease and caught so many candid moments throughout the day. He has captured our day beautifully; beautiful photos of us, our families and friends.... plus some hilarious photos throughout the day thanks to the addition of the table photo challenge! :) Perfect memories. Thank you David!
From the moment that we first made contact with David, we knew that we were in good hands. As we had a baby in the mix, meeting in person to discuss details was not easy but David was able to work around our needs and we mostly discussed what we needed over Skype and email, with just one meeting in person for a practice photoshoot. Given that we had not done this before, David was able to take us through all the options that we had for photography on the day.
On the day itself, we barely noticed David, apart from when he very ably wrangled guests for the formal shots. The rest of the time he was non intrusively snapping the events of the day in his reportage style that drew us to him in the first place.
Even after the wedding, David kept us up to date with the progress of his post processing of the photos and he delivered us almost 900 excellent photos which we absolutely love!
If you're looking for a wedding photographer in the Salisbury area, particularly for a wedding where children feature heavily we couldn't recommend David more - Thank you!
Where do I start? My (now) husband and I were trying to plan our wedding from the other side of the world - what a nightmare. From the very first email to the final hug of our wedding night David has been the most professional photographer. He totally got us and we haven't laughed so much at our pre-wedding shoot in ages.
From the bottom of our hearts, Justin and I thank you for all of your work and the few sneak peek photos you've shown us are amazing.
Brides / grooms - book away - you are in safe hands with David and you will
Not be disappointed!!!
Benjamin & Justin Tubb-Hearne
David was absolutely amazing from start to finish. We met with a number of photographers who offered a package at a similar price but David really went the extra mile. The pre-wedding shoot was perfect for us as we are not comfortable in front of a camera, so this helped get rid of any nerves. David was so well organised on the day and the end results were absolutely fabulous. Many guests at our wedding went out of their way to tell us how great they thought he was. I would highly recommend him for any photography - he totally knows how to capture a special occasion and you will be blown away by your photographs.
After searching the web for photographers my wife stumbled upon David Scammell and from that moment everything was perfect. David is very good at putting you at ease and takes time to discuss your individual needs. My wife and I felt very comfortable and confident that the story of our day would be portrayed fantastically by David. Very professional and worked tirelessly on our wedding day finding some incredible angles/lighting which would give us brilliant results. The saying goes the proof is in the pudding, judging by the photos David took of our wedding our pudding was Michelin standard. We absolutely love all the photos and meeting David.
Highly highly recommended to anyone looking for a photographer for a wedding or indeed any other event.
Thank you David.
Couldn't have asked for a better photographer - we hardly noticed he was there but he managed to take some amazing photos! We are so glad that David was part of our big day and fully recommend him to everyone! - Sam and James
Couldn't be happier with our choice to go with David for our wedding photography. He worked so hard all day to capture the most gorgeous photographs of our special day. Very organised and smooth process leading up to the day and a lot of positive comments from our guests complimenting him. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to anybody. Thanks David! Mel & Nick Holmes
David was professional, friendly and accommodating throughout the whole process. The preshoot was a fantastic idea as it meant that we were both so relaxed on the day.
I was over the moon with our photos, we had the obligatory formal ones with the family, but it was the candids that were simply outstanding. David somehow managed to capture exactly how we were feeling, and all the special moments, all while blending completely into the background.
Would not hesitate to book David again, worth every single penny!
A fantastic and very personal service! David produced a beautiful and vast selection of photos from throughout the entire day and both Katherine and I couldn't be happier with them!
Recommended wholeheartedly to any prospective couple who want a friendly face behind the camera and excellent results!
David is an artist; his photographs of our daughter's wedding are perfect, catching those amazing moments with such skill and insight. The days following the wedding were wonderful too as David released onto Facebook images that told the story of the wedding - a gift each day. Thank you David
We are so so pleased with all of our wedding photos and there are so many of them! We really wanted to make sure the whole day was captured but in a way that wasn't staged and all the precious moments from the bridal preparation all the way through to the last dance are there. So many family and friends have commented on how amazing all the photos are and how natural the photos look.
David is very friendly, easy to talk to, talented and professional and we are so pleased that you we chose him as our photographer. Thanks so much David and we definitely recommend anyone to use you in the future. Hayley and Joe
Amazing photographer, captured our special day so perfectly with photos that reflected us as a couple and our brilliant wedding - relaxed, happy, bright, fun and full of love, family and friends. Can't recommend David enough.
David is a brilliant photographer who captured our wedding day superbly. The pre shoot was great which put both my wife and I at ease and made us more comfortable having our pictures taken on our wedding day.
David great on the day. He has a great skill of capturing all the special moments of the day without you noticing him being there. Which I believe is so much better than some photographers who can be all up in your face!
I would highly recommend David for any event! - Mr and Mrs Davis
David was truly amazing to have record our special day! He listened to what we wanted and as a result we have some truly awesome shots that really captured the essence of the day. The examples on his website are true representations of the type of photography practices in, so gives you a great idea of what to expect.
He also clearly loves what he does and puts his all into your day. Our guests all commented on what fun they had with him having photos taken.
The value we got for the price he charged was just unbelievable and now we have the hard job of going through the wonderful collection to pick a few of our favourites!
I highly recommend David, you will not regret it
Thanks David it was an absolute pleasure to share our day with you. Hannah and Mark 2016
Like most people, we had a tight budget for our wedding. We searched for weeks for a photographer we both liked and when we found david we were a bit worried about price. We loved his work so much and it Was on a different level to all of the other photographers in the area so we decided to proceed. We have not rregretted making that decision one bit and are very glad we decided to invest the money into our memories for the future.
Fron the start David was very helpful. He stayed in contact throughout the year, making us feel at ease. He is very professional but at the same time it feels like david becomes a friend. His passion for producing the perfect photos shines through in all of his work abd he is dedicated to making sure that all of your favourite memories are captured in his work.
The pre-shoot photos were amazing and it was a great opportunity to get confortable infront of the canera and get to know how david produces such amazing photos. Even with rain on our pre-shoot day we have many amazing photos to keep.
We got married on 28th may this year. As imaginable, it was quite stressful in the lead up to the big day but david stayed so calm it helped me to relax. When the big day arrived, our timings did not go to plan for bridal prep and david was left waiting outside of our b&b. I worried so much about it but david was happy to wait and even managed to get some great shots of our wedding car, my brother and my dog bridesmaid. For the rest of the day i barely saw david. He slots into the background to get some great natural shots. He managed to get all of the photos we had requested and more!! We had great fun doing the photo challenges!!
When the sun began to set, my husband and I went to have some photos done on our own. Again you didnt really know that david was there snapping away in yhe background. It was a lovely opportunity to just be husband and wife and to chat away too.
Even after the wedding david was quick to send us some snaps from the day. A little taster of the amazing work he produces! It had everybody checking daily for more.
Overall the service that david offers is outstanding. The passion he has for photography is clear in all of the amazing images he creates! When we think back to how we were worried about the price, we realise how silly we were being. Memories fade but for us, our memories have been captured in our photos. They are the only evidence of our special day and david was worth every penny. Our photos have had so many conpliments and so has david. All of our guests commented on how fun he was and how lovely our images our. We are over the moon with the images and cannot thank david enough! Capri-Ann and Ben
David's professional yet relaxed approach was prefect for our wedding day! We have the most amazing photos now that really tell us the story of our special day. We can't thank David enough for all his hard work and brilliant photographs that we can cherish forever! Lorraine and Nick
David did an excellent job when we used him as our wedding photographer in October. He was discrete and professional, took beautiful photos and captured so many amazing moments. He seemed to be enjoying the day with everyone else as he stayed beyond his allocated time, well into the evening, which was great. We also love the photos from our pre-wedding shoot. We would recommend David Scammell Photography to anyone. Many Thanks David! Nick and Victoria
David is a great photographer. We had a prep wedding photo shoot which was well worth it to get used to being photographed and to understand what looks good in a photo. David is great at organising people in photos which made group shots easier. We have got amazing photos from our wedding and we are really glad we choose him to capture our day.
David was incredibly helpful from the first enquiry onwards - he answered any queries (even the stupid ones) swiftly and kept us updated about our pictures constantly. We had a first selection of photos within a few days which was great! He was all we could hope for and we're left with beautiful pictures from a beautiful day. Thank you!!
David did our wedding at Trafalgar Park on the 26th September. It goes without saying that David was magnificent. From the organisation to the pre-shoot, to the day itself, the quality of the work and the fun involved were boundless. Our expectations were simply blown away. Having your photos taken can be a strain (sometimes), but Dave made it fun, enjoyable and special. He was also great with the kids, even giving them tips on how to take better photos. You want your wedding photos to be a special memory of the day and David Scammell Photography guaranteed this in spades!! Thank you!!
David exceeded our expectations! He really captures the natural moments in photos. Made myself and my guests feel very comfortable. Lovely chap and would highly recommend him for any occasion.
David and his wonderful wife Emma not only met our expectations but by far exceeded them. We felt so proud to have these lovely people take our photographs for our wedding day. They made us feel so relaxed and were always on hand to help, not only as photographers but as genuine, caring people. You guys helped make our day that extra bit special and we will certainly be in touch in the future to help us create more wonderful memories. Would we recommend David for your wedding? In a heartbeat.Thanks again!
I was lucky enough to have David and his fantastic Wife photograph my wedding in July 2014. From the second I met him I knew this was a good decision, David is a very professional, talented, focused and considerate photographer, all of which are important because your photographer spends a lot of time with you on the day and you want to be able to relax completely with the biggest smile on your face and know the pictures will be stunning. That's what I did, and David delivered and delivered. We had great fun with him on the day and some of the pictures I saw afterwards made me laugh out loud, they were brilliant, capturing all the best bits of the day and all the fun we had. Nothing was too much trouble before or afterwards. David Scammell Photography is a first class business through and through and I would not hesitate to recommend. My only advice is book early because he's going to just get more and more in demand, and quite right too. A massive thank you.
A massive thank you to Dave and Emma who did a brilliant job of photographing our wedding!
The pre wedding engagement shoot was great and really relaxed us so that on our big day we were able to take some lovely natural shots. Dave also took time to find out our preferred style, and any groups of people or specific parts of the day we wanted capturing.
In comparison to other photographers we considered, we thought the package offered by Dave was by far the best and we are over the moon with the results! We would thoroughly recommend to anyone.
I would highly recommend David Scammell for all your wedding photography needs!
David and Emma were a fantastic team who managed to capture everything I missed on the day, as well as everything which was so very special about it, and I now have the most perfect memento of it all!
All my guests loved the style of the pictures, and the fact they didn't know you were there most the time, the photos have been most surprising to some! But most of all everyone loved the fun and enthusiasm they got from you for the photos!
Thank you for capturing it all, your professionalism, style, enthusiasm and brilliance really made me, and my family and friends so comfortable!