About me

Your London event and portrait photographer


Hey there! I'm Gary Williams, a documentary photographer based in the heart of London, specialising in weddings and portraits. I'm all about capturing those genuine, heartfelt moments that make your special day truly unforgettable. So, if you're on the hunt for a passionate documentary photographer, you've come to the right place!


I've had the honour of having my work featured in the New York Times, officially selected for the International Photography Awards, the Historic England National Archive, exhibited at the Decode gallery in Arizona, the Art Square Gallery in New York, the Trieste Photo Festival, the Glasgow Gallery of Photography (in their Masters of Street Photography exhibition), the Shutter Hub annual exhibition at Cambridge University and F-Stop Magazine's 20th Anniversary exhibition. I love wedding photography and was delighted to win the Hitched Wedding Awards 2024. All that good stuff side, what truly matters most to me is you and your story.

"I knew you were good, but even I didn’t realise you would be so incredible! You are the talk of the town."

—Sally Burgos, New York, Wedding

BEYOND THE LENS


I was born in Grimsby and have lived in Islington for 20 years. I love dogs, theatre and travel. If you think you’ve seen my face before it might be from my work as a freelance presenter. Over the years, I've recorded literally thousands of videos and voice-overs for clients like the NHS, Sainsbury's, McCain, and (coincidentally) Jessops Cameras.


I've also had a parallel career as a singer/songwriter. If you caught the West End's Rat Pack show, you might have seen me donning the persona of Frank Sinatra. My love for singing has taken me to some iconic stages including Carnegie Hall, Buckingham Palace, Ronnie Scott's, Abbey Road studios and the Royal Albert Hall. I've also been profiled in the Sunday Times' ‘Fame and Fortune’ section, and was honoured with an invitation to Downing Street in recognition of my work with the Caron Keating Foundation. 

London photographer Gary Williams performing with his band

The art of storytelling


You might be wondering how music relates to photography. Well, my passion for performing has taught me the art of storytelling - capturing emotions and moments that truly touch people's hearts. It's this very passion that drives me to create wedding photographs that not only look stunning but also resonate with the love, drama, tears, laughter and joy of this most special of days.




Let's Create Memories Together


Whether you're looking for a documentary photographer for your wedding or event, a just a new headshot for your business profile, let's make some memories together. Get in touch today!

Opera singer Susan Daniel seated at home barefoot in a pink dress next to a harp