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Bob Grainger Photography

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I am a full-time professional Wedding Photographer, covering around forty ceremonies a year. With Wedding packages from just £249, there is something to suit everyone's budget.
Details
Products and Services
Back-up Equipment
Bridal Prep Shots
Digital Editing / Airbrushing
Flexible Hours on the Day
Images on DVD
Images on USB
Large Group Shots
Last-minute Orders
Personal Online Gallery
Physical Shop / Studio
Pre-wedding Consultation
Stay Through Dancing
Stay Through Speeches
Photography Style
Artistic
Dramatic
First Look Photographer
Modern
Reportage / Documentary
Traditional / Classic
Pricing & Costs
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Prices start at
  • £249
Reviews
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Thanks so much for everything.
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Thanks so much for everything, on the day and the photos. They are fantastic! The photos are on their way to us via airmail so we should... 
By Cate and James Newton on 26th January 2018
A happy couple
Married in December 2017

Bob you are a star - what more can I say?
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Bob you are a star - what more can I say - you're brilliant - thank you. PLUS: I and Scott would like to thank you for all the help you ... 
By Scott and Caroline Graham on 17th January 2018
A happy couple
Married in December 2010

Hi Bob, love the photos - they are great!
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Hi Bob, love the photos - they are great!
By Elishia and Peter Collier on 17th January 2018
A happy couple
Married in February 2011

Just got home and had a quick look - lovely!!!
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Just got home and had a quick look - lovely!!! Will be in touch soon. Thanks, Emma and Martin.
By Emma and Martin Thomas on 17th January 2018
A happy couple
Married in February 2011

Thank you very much!
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Hello! I just saw the photos - they are really nice. Thank you very much! All the best!
By Iulia and Alex Chites on 17th January 2018
A happy couple
Married in May 2011

Thanks for the photos - just saw them now - lush.
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Hello Bob, thanks for the photos - just saw them now - they're lush.
By Leila and Imran Miah on 17th January 2018
A happy couple
Married in May 2011

Full Description
  • I am a full-time professional wedding photographer, CRB-Checked and fully insured, offering inexpensive and friendly wedding photography in south and west Wales. Available seven days a week, I cover more than forty weddings a year. I also run a photography studio and teaching centre in the grounds of the forty-acre Craig-y-Nos Country Park, Pen-y-Cae, Swansea Valley. I also carry out wedding photography at Craig-y-Nos Castle, next door to my studio. Included in both of the packages below: All photographs computer-edited and supplied to you within a few days, in both colour and black and white, on a USB Flash Drive and also on DVD, along with a version of the colour images suitable for uploading to Social Media sites. You may use these images in any way you wish (except sell them or enter them into competitions!). You will also have access to your own personal, private online photo gallery *. £249 Package - Arrivals of guests, the wedding ceremony itself, plus onsite/nearby formal/group photography. £399 Package - Everything in the £249 package above, plus reception up until the First Dance, including cake-cutting, speeches, candid/informal photography, etc. Other options available, including bridal preparation, coverage of disco/dance, etc. * After receiving the USB flash drive and DVD, you can yourself then obtain superb quality prints, photo books and canvases etc. from many online companies. Please visit my website to view my portfolio of over 300 selected wedding photographs, read more than 80 testimonials, and for further information, including CHECKING MY AVAILABILITY WITH MY ONLINE CALENDAR. Thank you, Bob Grainger Bob Grainger Photography, Craig-y-Nos Country Park, Brecon Road, Pen-y-Cae, Swansea Valley SA9 1GL (next to Craig-y-Nos Castle, and half a mile south from Dan-yr-Ogof Caves on the A4067).
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Bob Grainger
    Thank you for viewing my profile, and congratulations on your forth-coming wedding. Please feel free to give me a ring for a no-obligation, informal chat, seven days a week, up to around 10pm(!).
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    2010
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    # Of People In Team
    1
    Public Liability Insurance
    Yes
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Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • Craig-y-Nos Country Park, Craig-y-Nos, Powys, SA9 1GL, Wales
    • Nearest Town
    • Swansea/Brecon
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • M4 J45
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Neath
    • Travel Notes
    • I cover south- and west-Wales, from Chepstow in the east, to St David's in the west, and from Swansea in the south, to mid-Wales in the north. I do not charge for travel expenses for these distances. I do sometimes cover weddings further afield, such as Bristol and north Wales, and would then charge something for travel expenses.
    • Nearest Airport
    • Cardiff
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What is your most memorable wedding?
Each wedding that I cover is different - no two are the same. Even though I have carried out photography at more than 250 weddings, I am pleased to say that I can remember at least one small thing from each one.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Patient, Unobtrusive, Reliable, Thoughtful, Professional
What about your business are you most proud of?
My ability to carry out all aspects of a job fully, professionally, and in a relaxed manner.
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Allow more time than you think you will need for each aspect of you wedding day!
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
When photographing large groups, I ask everyone to initially close their eyes, and to open them on the count of three. "Three! Two! One! Open!". This ensures that they all have their eyes open at the same time (as well as getting them to stop chatting to the person standing next to them!).
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Listening to the needs of the couple, and keeping a watchful eye on the events of the day to make sure that I capture what's required.
What is the #1 photo that you think every couple should take?
Make sure that anyone who may not be around in the near future, perhaps through age or ill-health, is included.
What is the most original photo you’ve been asked to take at a wedding?
A 'trash-the-dress' shot the day after. The bride, groom, their daughter and their two dogs, all lying down in the very cold River Tawe at Craig-y-Nos Castle!
What do you recommend for a rainy day wedding?
Anticipate bad weather in advance, and pre-arrange with the venue to have an area set aside for group/formal photos.
Describe how you got into photography.
My background is computing, which included website design. I initially bought a camera to take photos to use on client's websites, and then discovered that I had an eye for photography, and very much enjoyed it. I now work full time as a photographer.