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Recommended Gloucestershire Wedding Photographer

Choosing the right wedding photographer is an incredibly important decision. Your pictures will be one of your only physical reminders of your day. It’s important you choose someone easy to get along with, someone who can communicate effectively and someone who is passionate about their art. A sense of humour helps too…

Below are a selection of recent reviews from weddings I was privileged to be part of. My Facebook page and Instagram will also give you a good feel of the type of person and photographer I am. If you are allergic to exclamation marks, please look away…A couple walking at sunset at Elmore CourtThank you so much, super exciting to receive the link after returning from honeymoon a few days ago and now re-live our day. So so many amazing photos to treasure of all our family and friends, we are delighted with them all. We love the blend of b&w classic pics to arty shots! So happy. It was a pleasure to have you there on our day, we didn’t even realise you had snapped so many moments. Thank you again- we will be happy to spread the word of your talents to other newly engaged friends!

Sophie and Russell

A groom and a bride at the great tythe abrn in TetburyWow they are absolutely amazing!!!!! We love every single one. You have captured so many special moments and more. So many that we didn’t get to see, as well as all the perfect moments between Lewis and I and our closest people through out the day. They are everything we wanted and more!! It’s taken all night to go through them as we have been looking at and enjoying every single one. They are fab. You are simply amazing at what you do.
Lizzie and Lewis x
Two brides hugging at their Gloucestershire Brewery WeddingWe have just finished looking through our photos…and WOW! They are perfect, thank you so much for making our special day last a lifetime. We will truly treasure these, and we cannot thank you enough!

Laura & Loretta

Smokebombs with bride and groom

Marcus sent us our photos at lightning speed- and they are absolutely phenomenal! Asking Marcus to shoot our wedding was the first joint decision we made and we couldn’t be happier with our choice. We got endless compliments on the engagement photos he took way back in May. He was game to have some fun with props we brought (smoke bombs!) and tried a lot of different things to get us to warm up in front of his lens. At the wedding, he was a treat and our guests are raving about the amazing photos. Thanks a million Marcus- we’re so happy with everything.

Araba and Jon

A bride and groom walking down the aisle after their wedding ceremony

When we met up with you, we felt like you knew exactly what we wanted.We booked you straight away and included a pre-shoot which we were dreading! You made us feel so relaxed and we got into the swing of it after a few shots. Once we got those images back we knew you were going to do an amazing job at the wedding and we were not wrong!

We honestly cannot thank you enough. You really captured the feel of the day and I need to say sorry for giving you more editing work with the bouncy castle shots! But we’re actually not sorry as they look awesome!We couldn’t have picked a better photographer and will 100% recommend you to all our friends and family.

Rebecca and Kevin

A couple seated by giant LOVE letters at a Shustoke Barn Wedding

OH MY GOODNESS!!! We absolutely love the photos!! Thank you so much! They are all amazing and we cannot wait to share them. We got back from honeymoon yesterday so this is the perfect ‘back to reality’ present – thank you!

Sam and Serena

A couple kissing under a tree at a Middle Stanlet Wedding

Marcus, thank you so so so much!I’ll never be able to thank you enough for all the amazing photos. I’ve done no work today as I’ve just been looking through them all so I’ll probably be fired but at least I’ll have the pictures. They just bring back all the happy memories. I can’t wait to sit down with my parents and view the slideshow. I literally can’t wait to show everyone. Those pictures are so special to us – they are beyond beautiful.

Lucy and Nick

Giffords Circus Wedding Photography

Hi Marcus, I’ve been meaning to say a big thankyou for the pics, they look ace! Everyone is super happy. The blog is awesome too, we’ve had lots of lovely comments. Thank you!

Charlie and Ben

A couple in nice light at Birtsmorton Court on their wedding dayThe images are absolutely stunning – you really captured every element of our day – such beautiful vibrant colours, really inventive pictures and so many images. From your relaxed personality right through to the stunning result of the images captured. We are extremely grateful for the time and effort you put into our wedding. Thankyou so much for everything, we are delighted.

Wills and Jody

A just married couple at Berkeley Castle

Marcus! We are all absolutely blown away! You have captured the best day of our lives in such a way that will allow all of us to keep the memories fresh in our minds forever.We can’t thanks you enough. No words can really explain how grateful we are. You have been amazing all the way through! How lucky are we that we had a guy like you (who I genuinely feel like I could now call a friend)  to make a day that’s gone in the blink of an eye, everlasting through your photos. You are truly talented!

Richard and Charlotte

Purple flowers in front of a Priston Mill couple at a wedding

We wanted to say theank you for our amazing wedding pictures. Although we hadn’t met you before the day, we both felt so relaxed upon meeting you and you were a welcome addition to our wedding.The pictures are so lovely, that every time we look at them we find a new favourite.

You captured all the small details that we spent hours discussing but actually didn’t see on the day, so we are very grateful for the wonderful memories.Hopefully one day we can use you for a family shoot!

Louise and StuA couple in front of the main house at nighttime at Elmore Court

Thank you so much for the photos!! They are perfect and exactly what we wanted, we really feel they captured the day and was great looking back through all of them! Not only are the photos great but it was a pleasure to have you there on the day, you really slotted in to the day!

I have no idea how you managed to take so many photos and really get a feel for what was going on! We will be sure to recommend you to everyone and anyone we know in need of a photographer. We are now looking forward to seeing the video!
Katie and Navin

Priors Tythe Barn wedding couple

Alex and I could not recommend you more, Marcus.After we initially set up our pub-based hello after coming across your website and loving your style of photography, we booked 20 minutes after we left and we are so glad we did. The photos are everything that we were hoping and reflect our lovely day perfectly. Alex and I knew from the start that we wanted relaxed photos that were vibrant and captured moments not poses.We couldn’t be happier – thank you!

Alex and Lauren

A couple holding up MRS and Mrs signs at their gay weddingMarcus was brilliant. Very professional. Captured our day beautifully with memories we can grow old with! Highly recommended!

Amy and JulieA couple at their Ellenborough Park Wedding

Marcus you haven’t only given us indescribably stunning pictures from our unforgettable wedding day.You have given us a way of experiencing it over and over again. It was absolutely great having you there with us all day, for not only are you the greatest photographer ever (I have 40 other Norwegians to back me up on that!), you are also a truly wonderful person who made us feel so comfortable.

Erik and Sabrina

A couple at their Matara Wedding standing in front of a GET NAKED sign

Hi Marcus,we absolutely LOVE the photos! You brought me to tears. You captured every special moment. Everyone is desperate to see the pics, thanks so much!

Akin and Nelle

A group photo at a wedding in a field of daisies - Great Tythe Barn Photography

Marcus, we wanted to thank you so much for taking the photos on our wedding day. It all went by in such a blur that having the photos that you took is the most wonderful gift – you captured the laughter, the tears of joy and the whole atmosphere of the day so perfectly. I cannot stop looking at the images and smiling. I have recommended you countless times and will continue to do so. Massive thank you!

Jason and Tanya

A photobooth couple dressed up

We are so glad we chose Marcus as our wedding photographer. We knew when we met him that he was the right man for the job! Our pre-wedding engagement shoot allowed us (and our pug) to get accustomed to his style and to be in front of a camera. He encouraged us to relax and be ourselves without being demanding or instructing to pose in unrealistic ways. We loved our resulting engagement photos and couldn’t wait to see what he would do for our wedding.

It was like having another friend with us there on the wedding day, we felt so at ease with him and everyone has said what a fantastic job he did. Thank you for such wonderful photos, memories to treasure forever.

There is a reason he is well respected locally and is a preferred supplier for venues around these parts. He truly is fantastic at his job and is beyond passionate. And above all that, a friendly and likable chap.We would definitely recommend him.

Mike and Rachel

A hyde barn sunset at a hyde house wedding

Marcus, we know we have said this a million times already but we just want to say a HUGE thank you for being our photographer at our wedding in November. You captured the day to perfection and we have memories to last a lifetime! The hardest task now is picking a favourite!!

From the minute we met you, we knew you were the one!! We absolutely loved our pre-wedding shoot and honestly couldn’t recommend this more as it really made us feel so at ease on our wedding day. We have had so many brilliant comments about you and your photos from our guests – you really did a truly fantastic job, thank you.

Caroline and Ian

A coupleoutside Hyde Grange in the CotswoldsMarcus was great with us from start to finish, from the initial discussions over email and Facebook messenger (he replies very promptly and was clear on his prices which isn’t always the case with photographers) to meeting for an ‘engagement shoot’ which helped us get to know him and his style, to the day itself. On the big day, he was everything you would want to be from a photographer – got all the shots we wanted and we were left with a set of fantastic shots that we will treasure for the rest of our lives. Nice bloke too!

Mark and Felicity
Hyde House and Grange wedding photography couple

Thank you so much Marcus for our amazing wedding photos we are so pleased with the result! You really captured the fun relaxed feeling from the day and everyone looks so comfortable and happy which is a true reflection on you as a person too. Many of our guests also said how lovely you were. You were very professional and organised the group shots we wanted quickly and then got some beautiful shots of Dan and I.

From your style of photography we didn’t feel like we were taken away from our guests for too long and we could really enjoy the day so got some great natural shots too. Our photos are beautiful and we will enjoy looking at them and sharing them to take us back to the best day of our lives! Thank you so much!

Dan and Katie

A Birtsmorton Court Photography couple stood in a greenhouse

We are so pleased we chose you Marcus to photograph our Wedding.We really enjoyed getting to know you on the engagement shoot and on the big day itself you were so relaxed and put everyone at ease, even my Mum! You’ve provided us with an amazing set of photos which we will treasure forever. I’d wholeheartedly recommend you to any couple looking for a wedding photographer. And although our wedding is now over, the photos we now have will provide us with memories to last a lifetime, and we’ll be forever grateful to you for that.

Rebecca and Chris

A close up of a robin at a Le Manoir Wedding

Hi Marcus, we received the lovely little box of wonderful photos yesterday, thank you so much, they are amazing!You have captured the feel of the day so well and the shots of Le Manoir deserve a whole album on their own.

Gary and Sarah

A Kingscote Barn Wedding Photography image

Thank you so much for all your hard work, patience and understanding both before and on our wedding day. We have never classed ourselves as being overly photogenic but you have created such beautiful pictures and captured so many wonderful memories of love, laughter and emotion. We are forever indebted to you. Looking through the images was such a joy and will remain that way for the rest of our lives.

Abby and Russ

A couple standing by the lake at Upcote Barn

It’s difficult to put into words how thrilled we were that you photographed our wedding – from when we first met you  we knew we were onto something special. You really truly brought the wedding to life through your pictures and we are able to relive the day again and again (and again!) by looking through them.

Neither of us have liked having our photo taken in the past but your enthusiasm and happy spirit really made it such a great experience. The colour and life that comes through in your images is amazing – as I said, it’s hard to put into words how pleased we are and they are pictures that we will always treasure. Thank you so, so much!

Edward and Hannah

A newly married couple in Gloucestershire standing by a wall

I don’t think we can or ever will get tired of looking through our wedding photos. You captured how the day felt in every picture, our best day ever. I don’t even remember seeing you take any! You’re fabulous and will be recommended to everyone I know. My official ‘family photographer!’

Cerri and Rich

A disabled wedding couple laughing next to the wheelchair

From the moment we met you, we knew we had landed ourselves not only a brilliant photographer but also a whole heap of fun too!Doing a pre-shoot was one of my favourite days leading up to the wedding; we laughed all day long and LOVED the pictures.I have no idea where you were on our wedding day but you captured, the love, the emotion, the laughter and the tears perfectly.

Doing a first look with you was a fabulous idea – they are magical pictures we will treasure forever. Not only are you a thoroughly good bloke, a great laugh and fabulous to work with – you are also a genius photographer.

Nicky and David

A merriscourt wedding couple under the twinkly stars smiling

We wanted to say thank you very much for our wedding pictures. They are simply amazing and everything we could have wished for! You captured those special moments without us realising it – the image attached is one of our favourites! We are about to head off on our honeymoon which will bring back such wonderful memories of our day.

Victoria and Colin

A Woburn Safari Park couple walking apst a FAB bin wearing sunglassesA flawless experience with Marcus. We knew when we met him at the venue ahead of the wedding, that we had made the right choice. The photos were perfect and completely reflected the preferences we’d discussed beforehand together with some wonderful creative choices we would never have thought of. He wasn’t an overbearing presence on the day as you worry a wedding photographer might be, but he certainly wasn’t a pushover either. He was extremely professional and had great rapport with ourselves and our guests. Friends of our actually chose him to be their photographer the following year.

Lizzie and GaryA bride and groom holding a crochet bouquetMarcus at Bigeye Photography was the best wedding photographer we could ever have wished for. We chose the package with the engagement shoot, a full day’s shooting at the wedding and an A3 album – we absolutely love all our photos, and look through our stunning album frequently. Marcus is so friendly and relaxed, he made everything super-easy – we barely noticed he was there during the ceremony and the candid shots, and when we were doing the formal shots and couple’s shots, it was as if we’d just invited another friend to our wedding.

Ellie and PhilA Brinsop Court couple at sunset by the pond - photography by Bigeye PhotographyBelieve it or not, I actually arranged my wedding date and venue based on Marcus’s availability. He is the best there is and is well worth every penny. I knew several people who had Marcus photograph their weddings and had seen the results, so knew he was the one to do it for us. Once he was booked in (book well ahead as he is very much in demand), the rest fell into place, and we ended up with the most wonderful, personal collection of wedding photos we could have hoped for.

Marcus captured so many priceless little moments and did it in his fresh, contemporary style. The rapport you have with your wedding photographer is so important and besides being a great photographer, what Marcus does so well is to put you at ease. Having an engagement shoot helps a lot with this too. My husband and I both feel incredibly awkward in front of a camera, but with

Marcus’s easy, relaxed, professional manner, no-one looking at our photos would ever know! He made the whole experience a lot of fun and I can’t recommend him highly enough!

Katy and WillA couple under the arbor at a Kingscote Barn Wedding

Thank you so so much for our incredible wedding photos, we really can’t quite describe how much we love them.

Sitting down to look through the photos has made us laugh and cry, they tell the story of the day so beautifully – bringing it to life with colour and somehow manage to capture the emotion, laughter and antics in a still image. They are everything we hoped for, lots of natural photos of our friends and family having an incredible time!

Chris and I don’t consider ourselves the most photogenic or confident in front of the camera, but you really put us at ease and made it so much fun .

In fact the times we slipped away with you to get photos as a couple are some of our favourite moments from the day. We can’t recommend you enough!

Rachel and Chris

A couple at an Elmore Court Wedding with a beautiful sunset behindMarcus is truly an amazing photographer having shot me and my wife’s wedding at Elmore Court in 2016, he was extremely personable, knew exactly what we wanted and was always in the cut, never interfering with the flow of the event, I’d 100% recommend him.

Leon and LucyA beautiful sunset at a Caswell House wedding

We wanted to say a huge thank you to you for all the card work you carried out on the day and all the prep in the lead up. You’ve truly captured awesome shots of the day, everytime Ilook at them I start to relive the day. We had the best time and hope you enjoyed capturing some of the Italian traditions! Thanks again for your brilliant photography

Lisa and Olly

A couple in an Autumnal field at Birtsmorton Court

We have received the pictures and all I can say is WOW – we love them.You had hard subjects to work with and you managed to get great pictures of the day (I had my eyes open and everything!) It was great to get some really natural pictures of everyone enjoying themselves – the ones of dad and me I particularly love. Thank you for being part of our day and doing such an amazing job!

Stuart and Laurie

A couple jumping for joy at their Tortworth Court wedding day

We wanted to officially say a huge thank you for everything! Thank you for being such a wonderful, fun and friendly photographer, you made us feel at ease when we first met you on our engagement shoot and so many people commented on how fabulous and friendly you were on the day. We love that nothing was too much effort. Most importantly, thank you for our beautiful photos.You truly captured our day so perfectly, every detail and personality shines through and your photos really represent the memories we will treasure forever.

Rhys and Emma

A couple kissing by a tree

Thankyou so much for our wonderful wedding photos and for being an all round awesome wedding photographer! We absolutely love the photos, you captured those really special moments – everyone looks so relaxed and happy – and those happy memories are brought to life every time we look at them. Thank you also for all of your help on the day and for making us feel so at ease. We could not have asked for a better photographer.

Ruth and Darren

A bride and groom in a cornfield at their forest of dean weddingWe chose Marcus for our wedding day.The photos were of really good quality and well chosen for when it came to the photo album.Marcus also helped by having a nice approachable and relaxed atmosphere. He helped make the whole experience a nice one. I would fully recommend Bigeye photography for any wedding or any other occasion.

Luke and Laura

A bride and grrom in a cornfield at sunsetWe have just arrived home from honeymoon to a lovely surprise…our wedding photos! Thank you so much, we are thrilled! We would both like to thank you so much, you have been fantastic from the very beginning. You helped us relax at our engagement shoot and blended in seamlessly at our wedding. So many guests commented on how brilliant they thought you were and the shots you managed to capture are perfect.

Helen and JoeA couple holding hands on a big red bus upstairs

Hi Marcus, thank you soooo much!! They are amazing!!! I can’t believe how much you captured. I’m so pleased, I can’t wait to show everyone and get them printed. You really captured the day from beginning to end and there are some really funny ones! Thank you.

Claire and John

A couple standing on the balustrade at their Coombe Lodge Wedding

We received the photos last night and looked at them all over a glass (or two or three) of wine. They are GORGEOUS, so, so happy, you did an amazing job.I keep having another peek at them during the day. We love everything you did…you are really amazing! Also thank you for spending the day with us, it wouldn’t have been the same without you.

Mark and Jeannine

A couple holding each other and laughing at a Brockworth Tithe Barn Wedding

We have received the USB. The photos are great, thank you so much! We really enjoyed having a first look through and reminiscing about our incredible day. Thank you for getting them back so quickly.

Andy and Clare

An off camera flash photo of a couple at Elmore Court

We wanted to thank you for capturing our wedding day so perfectly.We have just received the album which we are thrilled with. It was brilliant to meet you too before the day for our engagement shoot which put us at ease in from of the camera. You were so professional on the day, we hardly knew you were there. Many of our guests commented on how great they thought you were.

James and Jessica

A couple looking at each other in nice lightMarcus was just amazing from start to finish! We originally spotted him at a friends wedding and straight away knew he was the photographer for us! He was friendly and approachable from the start in all of the planning and was brilliant on the day too! We hardly knew he was there and ended up with some lovely photos to treasure! Can’t recommend him highly enough! 🌟

Sara and ColmAn aerial view of a wedding ceremonyAmazing photographs, and Marcus is very easy to work with. His natural photographs captured the spirit of our wedding day beautifully.

Amy and PaulA colourful confetti picture at Priston Mill

Thank you so much for being such a wonderful photographer – we absolutely love the photos – they completely capture our perfect day. We were delighted with the end product. Thanks also for how easy you made the day, you blended in so naturally – which was especially important whilst getting ready. We really appreciate it.

John and Lucy

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