"We knew we wanted Ryan to be the photographer at our wedding over 4 years ago after he had done my cousins wedding. So when he agreed to do ours in April, we were so happy. Right from the first meeting he was very relaxed and so friendly which put us at ease straight away. I had so many questions and sent plenty of emails but nothing was ever too much trouble. Ryan even turned up at the hall the night before just to see how everything was and assured me there was nothing to worry about from his part. And of course he was right. The day was absolutely fantastic and Ryan was brilliant! He continued to stay so relaxed and got on with all our guests, even the rowdy ones. We absolutely love our photos and he has captured our day just perfectly. Even all the little moments that are so easily missed on the day. Thankyou so much again Ryan.We highly recommend!"
Catherine and Tom - 2017
"Ryan photographed our wedding day at Orchardleigh House in February 2017 and we could not be happier that we made that decision! Ryan is a lovely person, he is professional, considerate and calm. We met a year before the big day and from then we were absolutely confident that we'd end up with the most amazing photographs - which we did, of course!
We are so thrilled with the photographs and service that we received from Ryan, many of our guests complimented him to us as well, saying how wonderful he was on the day! Thank you so much for capturing our day in the most perfect way - we will treasure our photographs forever and we cannot thank you enough!"
Chloe and Lewis - 2017
"As soon as we met Ryan we knew we wanted him to be the photographer for our wedding day. Not only is he a brilliant photographer, he is a lovely person and is very thoughtful. We had lots of compliments from our wedding guests saying how nice Ryan was on our day. He totally put me at ease on the day and most of the time I didn't even know he was there! I can't thank him enough. If we need any photography services in the future we will definitely only choose Ryan."
Hayley and Sam - 2016
"Ryan photographed our wedding last month and we couldn't be happier with the final pictures. He made us feel at ease throughout the whole day and we were willing to go with his suggestions (and we're very happy we did).
Ryan is not only an excellent photographer but he is also a really nice guy and it was a pleasure working with him, and we would highly recommend Ryan to anyone looking for photographer for their wedding"
Sam and Andy - 2016
"Yesterday Ryan photographed our special day. Ryan is so passionate, enthusiastic and willing to capture images you have in mind as well as letting his own creativity take over.
We saw a few of his pictures and couldn't wait to receive them if these select few were anything to go by. Guests and ourselves all discussed how great he was on the day and we will most definitely recommend him to everyone. Thank you Ryan x"
Sharon and Micheal - 2016
"We recently got married in Hindon, Wiltshire on a VERY wet spring Saturday! Ryan was simply amazing from start to finish. He completely understood our brief for relaxed and informal photography and worked hard to get our requested few formal pictures over and done with ASAP.
He was enormously helpful whilst we were getting ready, dashing between venues. Courtesy of the appalling weather he also got soaking wet and took it all in his stride with a smile. He even managed to grab us in gaps in the weather to take some of our favourite pictures, surprising us with a clever shot in the dark with lighting and smoke and even included our dog!
We had lots of lovely comments from family and friends about how nice he was, and the pictures are fabulous. We love his beautiful wooden presentation boxes for the memory stick with lots of extra touches - candles, lavendar and some printed pictures too. Ryan's the best!"
Ellie and Adam - 2016
"I don't even know where to begin...! Today we receive our wedding photos in a stunning wooden box, the effort and the little extra touches amazed us.
Ryan was brilliant on the day (especially at calming my nerves!) super organised and blending in to the background capturing some beautiful and natural moments and also being very patient with our young son who was unwell on the day. The attention to detail in every aspect of Ryan's work has blown me away! The day went so fast and the pictures really capture the venue and the details we added to personalise our day.
Ryan has captured so many special moments from our day and the end results were over and above our expectations. As well as our photos Ryan used our first dance song to play with a slideshow of the day. So thoughtful and really shows how much effort and thought is put in to what you receive.
I would highly recommend Ryan with no hesitation and from the end result I am amazed at the value for money for the service and products we received. Thank you again Ryan for ensuring our memories from the day will stay with us."
Becky and Luke - 2016
"My husband and I are really glad we had Ryan photograph our wedding! During the day we hardly noticed he was there and his photos are truly beautiful! So much hard work thought and effort have gone into our photos. A lot of our guests told us what a lovely gentleman he is too.
Thank you so much for all your hard work Ryan, you were a credit to our day"
Jordan and Kris - 2016
"We knew we wanted Ryan to do our wedding pictures from day one... And we weren't disappointed! Ryan is a very approachable, easy going and creative chap. He captured our day perfectly and we're so pleased with all the images. Thank you Ryan! Oh, and the kids loved you too"
John and Claire - 2016
"We just wanted to message to thank you so very, very much for our photographs from the wedding. I knew we would receive the photos on a USB stick, but the presentation box, selection of prints, lavender (!) and other bits and pieces were absolutely beautiful and something we'll certainly keep.
As for the photos themselves, they're absolutely stunning and we couldn't be happier with them. You've done a fantastic job in really capturing the atmosphere of the day and they've been a wonderful way to relive so many of the memories from North Cadbury Court. The fact that you were able to take so many of these without either of us being aware that you were nearby is a testament to your professional yet relaxed approach."
Barry and Duncan - 2016
"Ryan is absolutely amazing and I would highly recommend him. I received my photos today and I am amazed at how beautiful and amazing they are, he captured everything on our special day. 10 out of 10. Thank you so much Ryan."
Debbie and Richard - 2016
"Ryan is absolutely amazing!! From start to finish he was brilliant!!. We love our wedding pictures!! They are just perfect and he's captured everything we could of wished for! Thankyou Ryan for everything."
Rhianna and Jake - 2016
"Wow what can I say, I first met Ryan when we were at school and we couldn't have asked for a better photographer to have at our wedding. Me and my husband would like to thank you for all your hard work. Not only did you make the day perfect by capturing our special moments, you made it all run very smoothly and nothing was ever too much for you, you worked very professionally with everyone including lots of children. I would recommend you to anyone, you made our day the very best and I love sitting through cherishing our special day captured by you! Thank you again!"
Hannah and Charlie - 2015
"My husband and I would like to say a massive thank you Ryan for making our wedding day so special.
From the first time we spoke to you, at my cousins wedding, to the delivery of our album you have been so kind, reassuring, professional and calm. When it came to the big day you went above and beyond the role of photographer making sure that all our guests were relaxed and happy. For that we are eternally grateful!
Having now received the album of the day we are beyond happy and would recommend you to all our friends......even the ones not engaged yet!!"
Amy and Garry - 2015
"Myself and Alice was put into contact with ryan by my sister. She showed us his website and we were very hopeful that ryan would be our photographer. Looking back now (after the wedding) both myself and Alice couldn't have chosen a more perfect photographer for our big day. His laid back approach fitted perfectly into our countryside relaxed wedding. Ryan was never pushy or forceful about what pictures we needed but his professionalism and experience was valued when he suggested we should have a few snaps just the two of us.
We can not fault ryan, from our first meeting (just a few months before the day) to weeks and months after the wedding, his dedication was impeccable. This was proven when ryan stayed at the evening event longer than expected just to get a few snaps of a suprise we didn't anticipate.
I would recommend ryan to everybody. He was always available to meet whenever we needed and his reliability was a huge weight off our minds leading upto the big day. Thank you so much for being our photographer and capturing our special day. We will be using you again!!!"
Alice and Nathan - 2015
"Ryan photographed our wedding in May 2015 and did a fantastic job. He was great from our first meeting; providing advice, reassurance and showing his clear knowledge and joy for art of photography. On the day he was calm, attentive, and never forceful. Our priest was excpetionally pleased - having not even noticed ryan at all during the service; a great compliment to Ryan's ability to not get in the way. The photos he produced for us are wonderful and we couldn't be happier with what he has produced. High quality photos; well lit, well balanced. I look forward to looking over them for years to come. Would heartily recommend to others Thanks Ryan!"
Callum and Emma - 2015
"Ryan was absolutely brilliant from beginning to end! He is very professional and also very friendly. When we first met Ryan he was very easy to talk to and made us feel at ease straight away. On the day of our wedding day nothing was too much of a problem for Ryan and so many of our guests commented on how lovely and brilliant he was. We got our photos back very quickly and did not feel we had to wait around for them. By the end of everything Ryan felt like a good friend and we would definitely recommend him to anyone. We would also like to wish him luck for his own wedding next year
Many, many thanks!"
Carina & Adam - 2015
"We could not have asked for a better wedding photographer than Ryan!
He was recommended by a family member and we knew as soon as we had our first meeting that we had found our photographer!We hit it off straight away, Ryan's attitude was laid back and easy going but at the same time extremely professional and focused on capturing out day the way we wanted.
Ryan's style of relaxed non intrusive photography was suited perfectly to the way we wanted to reflect our day. He wasn't even phased on the morning of the wedding when he arrived at my house to find 9 women plus hair and make up plus bucks fizz plus lots of mess and the shots show both the chaos and the fun of that part of the day!
Everyone has since commented on how wonderful and different our wedding pics are and how nice it is not to have the "same old" posed wedding shots but a variety of both the traditional wedding pics and the more relaxed natural shots which really show the feel of the day. We could not have asked for more and feel lucky that we had Ryan as part of our day and his work as a lasting memory of the best day of our lives!!"
Nick and Laura - 2014
"Ryan was like one of the family during our wedding and we have remained in contact since. The most calm person on the day was Ryan, always doing his thing and capturing those special shots. Lots of our guests also commented on Ryan's professionalism and friendly way!! There is no other photographer!! Ryan it was a pleasure!"
Andrew and Kim - 2014
"Ryan was professional and personable and captured our day perfectly. His eye for detail and creativity enables him not to just take photographs but capture moments enabling us to look back on our albums and instantly relive the feelings from the moment the image was captured. As a photographer nothing was too much trouble we felt valued and able to share ideas freely and Ryan went above and beyond to capture our day in the relaxed and fun style that me and my husband love. Since the wedding we booked Ryan for a more relaxed beach shoot as we were so impressed with the images from our big day. The album and usb of our photographs we purchased were nothing short of stunning and to say we are thrilled with Ryan as our photographer would be an understatement. We could not highly recommend Ryan enough."
Sarah and Steve - 2014
"This is a special thank you to Ryan from my husband and I. The one thing that stood out about Ryan was that he is the most genuine loveliest guy. This went a long way when choosing our wedding photographer, who is one of the most important people of the whole day. He went out of his way to provide us with the most amazing pictures which really emphasised our truly happy day. Even if he did come up against the reluctant family members, he stayed calm and positive to try and involve them. Nothing was too much for this man, he went above and beyond the call of duty. We could not be happier with the end result.
Although Tom and I have known Ryan for many years, he stay professional but friendly at the same time. He knew when to be serious and when to have a laugh, the perfect balance to make everyone at ease. He was at no point pushy, aggressive or rude like some photographers I have witnessed.
Thank you again Ryan, we will be forever grateful."
Peri and Tom - 2014
"Ryan was absolutely fantastic on our big day, he made us feel relaxed and didn’t impose on us at all, I’ve heard some photographers can be quite aggressive but Ryan was completely the opposite, he was really friendly to us and all our guests but still managed to capture all the important moments of the day. Ryan was happy to work with ideas we had but also came up with some really lovely ones of his own which just demonstrated how creative he is, making the most of the venue and the surroundings. Nick, myself and our family and friends are amazed at the photo’s, the first time I looked through them after Ryan had delivered them to us brought back all the memories of the day, I was quite emotional, in tears looking at some and laughing at others! Thank you so much Ryan for the perfect wedding photo’s, they are so unique and beautiful and will be treasured for many years to come.”
Heather and Nick - 2014
“Steve and I would like to say a very special thank you Ryan for capturing all the precious memories of our amazing wedding day so beautifully. All our guests commented on how brilliantly organised you were and how relaxed they felt. You managed to capture the essence of the day perfectly with all the photos looking very naturally beautiful without too much posing. We hardly new you were there which was great as it’s never fun feeling like you have to constantly smile for the camera. Despite being a close friend to the groom you were still incredibly professional and extremely hard working. We would recommend you in a heartbeat. Thank you.”
Steve and Beth - 2013
"Brilliant. Ryan is a very friendly guy who obviously has a huge passion for his art. He is keen to get the photos you want and helpfully suggests any that you may not have considered. He’s got plenty of tricks and cool gadgets up his sleeves to achieve a collection of outstanding photographs. Before we arrived, Ryan was on site scoping the locations for the best shots. Throughout the day he was on hand to capture the feel and offered to record the speeches for us. Aside from the group shots of numerous relatives he explored the local area to find some pretty spots for a much needed 20 minutes of newlywed together shots. Altogether, Ryan Goold provides the perfect wedding photography package; excellent photography, friendly go-the-extra-mile service and stylish presentation package. We really can’t complain."
Mat and Kerry - 2014
‘We thought you blended in with out family and friends really well, we almost forgot you wern’t a guest! You were a great laugh and made us feel nice and relaxed which comes across in the photos which is exactly what we wanted. We can’t get enough of looking at them”
Ryan and Rosie - 2013
“Ryan was excellent on our wedding day, catering to our needs effortlessly, without making us feel we were asking for the world! He blended in and made everyone comfortable throughout the day. The outcome of us, and all our guests being at such ease, is a set of stunning images we will treasure forever! Thank you Ryan, highly recommended!”
Amie and Dec - 2013
“After a difficult year not only will we remember our special day, but It was captured perfectly through Ryan’s photography. We were extremely pleased with his work and want to say thank you very much for our beautiful photos. They will be treasured forever and would definitely recommend you to friends and family.”
Laila and Nick - 2011
“Ryan, we would like to thank you for our truly amazingly unique wedding video. We are ecstatic with it from start to finish you were extremely professional and non-intrusive. The finished product is nothing less than a work of art. You captured and put together a magical video of memories that we can treasure for the rest of our lives. The video was so beautiful it made Maria and numerous family members cry. The mud was perfectly matched and the footage contained all the best and most wonderful moments. We both have no doubt you will be extremely successful in the future.”
Maria and Leon - 2013
“Hi Ryan, we just had to write to you to say thanks so much for our amazing wedding video! You have been so professional and great to work with. You completely captured the atmosphere and special moments of the day and it was wonderful to see the other parts of the wedding that we didn’t get to see which was priceless!! The quality of the video and editing was just superb and all our friends family have absolutely loved it; I think we might be watching it a fair few times in the future!”
Hannah and Persham - 2013
“Me and my husband would just like to thank you for capturing our wedding so beautifully. We are chuffed to bits with our photographs, you really did capture the whole day and didn’t miss out a thing! Even managing to get some great shots of our children, which is near on impossible. You listened carefully to everything we wanted, and the annoying thing is I have so many great photographs to choose from I don’t know where to start with printing them. So thank you again!”
Ed and Tonia - 2013
“Hi Ryan, Thank you so much for all the lovely photos you took on our wedding day. We had a fantastic day and very much appreciated your unobtrusive style of photography. We will definitely recommend you to others. Thanks again.”
David and Julie - 2013
“Our shoot with Ryan was perfect! He was a relaxed photographer which made us relaxed as the client. His ideas for photos were simple and inventive, and we struggled to choose our favourite as the final images we received were so good it made it hard to decide. Thankyou!”
Emilie and Josh - 2013
"On 14th September 2013, my husband and I were married at The Walnut Tree Hotel in North Petherton.
This is quite a rural area, and did not have a lot of scenery for photographs but this was not an issue for Ryan. From the minute we first met, Ryan was reassuring me that no matter what the location he will make beautiful photos and this was proven on the day.
Ryan was very kind, polite and well mannered and always at the end of an email if I needed anything. Even when worrying that I had made sure the photo list was okay, Ryan made it clear that it didn’t matter, we could change it on the day if I wanted to.
There were specific photos I wanted Ryan to take, and he did these with such elegance and attention to detail that it brought tears to my eyes.
Ryan made everyone feel so relaxed when having their photographs taken, and was able to use his spontaneity to take photos when we did not know he was there! He took some wonderful photographs of ourselves and our guests that really captured the joy of the day.
Ryan came to my parents house with the edited photographs and sat with us as we looked through them all, making sure we were completely satisfied with what we saw.
Ryan always made sure he was available to us, and always made sure that nothing was too much for him. I think Ryan’s best asset and something he should be sought for is his ability to take something ordinary and make something extraordinary. Something as simple as wire wool made a photograph that brings tears to myself and my husbands eyes, a photograph so beautiful that really shows off the fairytale wedding we had.
Ryan was so excited to try this and did this perfectly. Anyone thinking of hiring Ryan, please do so, and believe us, you will NOT be disappointed. We cannot thank Ryan enough for what he has done for us, and he will forever be a part of our wedding! Thank you Ryan, and good luck for your future endeavours”
Cat and Jack Lewington - 2013