Gay grooms walking out from the threshold wearing pastel suits and covered in confetti

PASTEL SUITS, TEARS AND LOTS OF CONFETTI... A Beautiful Gay Wedding in London

In the heart of Whetstone, London, Sean and Jim celebrated their love surrounded by the charm of a bustling city. Their wedding day was a vibrant gathering, with over a hundred cherished friends and family members joining in the festivities.

I loved their complementing pastel suits and Sean arrived in style in a beautiful Rolls Royce - fabulous and just a bit of camp! I loved it and it really set the tone for a day filled with joy and laughter.

This was a day all about warmth and happiness, reflecting the fun-loving personalities of the couple. Laughter echoed throughout the day, creating a lively atmosphere that resonated with everyone there.

One particularly memorable moment was when Sean, overcome with emotion, struggled to speak his vows through tears of joy. It was a touching testament to the depth of their love and commitment to each other - and of course, it makes for a good photo!

Gay grooms at the altar wearing pastel suits and crying when exchanging vows

This wedding for a first for me because Jim decided to use the occasion to get his staff headshots done for the new website! I had to laugh. "Well," he told me, "my staff are hardly ever in the same place at the same time, so it's a shame not top take advantage!" So, with Sean's blessing, I brought my portable studio and set everything up so that after the speeches and before the dancing started, the staff all came through for a formal headshot! Why not?!

One of my favourite shots from the day is the top table, like the last supper, with a gay twist. Sean's wearing his best-woman's hat kind of sums up the mood of the day.

As a documentary wedding photographer, my approach is rooted in capturing the essence of each person and the genuine emotions of the day. Drawing from my background in portraiture and street photography, I strive to anticipate and capture fleeting moments that tell the story of the wedding day authentically.

For Sean and Jim, I focused on candid shots that captured the natural flow of the day, interspersed with formal portraits that will become treasured mementoes for years to come. It's the blending of these styles that allows couples to relive the joy and excitement of their wedding day whenever they glance at their photos.

Two grooms sit at the centre of the head table with their families.

"Professional, excellent value, a great man, and made us all feel special on our great day! Thank you Gary!"

—Sean & Jim

As future couples consider my services, I hope they'll be drawn to the genuine, heartfelt approach I bring to documenting weddings. My goal is to blend into the background, allowing the day to unfold naturally while ensuring every moment is captured in its authenticity.

In the end, a wedding is a celebration of love and unity, bringing together cherished family and friends in a momentous occasion. It's an honour to be entrusted with preserving these memories, and I approach each wedding with dedication and passion to create lasting images that capture the magic of the day.

Wedding Photographer Gary Williams


If you're looking for more than just posed photographs, if you want your wedding day to be documented authentically, capturing real emotions and heartfelt connections – then you've found your documentary wedding photographer. Get in touch and let's create memories together. If you want to know more about me, click here.