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We used RichMcD Photography for our wedding and he was wonderful - we would highly recommend him to anyone planning a wedding! Rich was hugely helpful (and patient!) with us in the run up to the big day and was flexible on the day when the weather was bad.  Several of our guests commented on what a discreet photographer he was during the service and how brief the time was that we were away having photos taken.  We are very pleased with the photos we have from the day and are very grateful to Rich!    Frankie & Joel

I used Rich McD for a professional headshot and was very impressed with his service.  Rich responded quickly, was friendly, understanding and professional. The photo shoot was not rushed, the photographs exactly what I wanted and his prices very reasonable.

I cannot recommend him enough.    Dr C Francis-Smith


Firstly, I am blessed to know such a talented, genuine and lovely photographer! I have known Rich for some time now and he never fails to produce fantastic images. Our Wedding day photographs that Rich captured exceeded all expectations - he managed to think of absolutely everything that we as the Bride and Groom would want as special memories of our day. I have always felt so relaxed whilst working with Rich, therefore he was perfect to have there on my big day, keeping things calm and listening and offering suggestions and getting the guests together for photographs throughout the day.
Rich was great to talk to beforehand, and we had a pre-wedding get together and discussed most things possible, he was very organised and knew exactly what we wanted.
We were so thrilled when we got the images back from our wedding, they were breath-taking and Rich captured all those 'key moments' a Bride would want to treasure, from the moment I was in my 'sheep' print pyjamas getting my hair done until the evening! It just makes us smile every time we look though the photos. Rich is very clever at capturing 'natural' shots you didn't even know about - which then made it a lovely surprise seeing lots of photos we didn't even know he took! On the flip side, the shots we posed for turned out stunning and Rich gave us good guidance and instructions on the day in order to get the best results possible.
Thanks so much for the happy memories created Rich!  Nicola and Martyn



In organising a wedding there are many things to think of and one of them is choosing a photographer, if you look at the internet there are lots of them to choose from, so who do you decide on and are they any good. I have known Rich for a number of years and as a client so in my case the choice was easy, it would be Rich to take the photos at my daughter’s wedding.
I am so glad that I chose him, on the day he was there taking my daughters preparation shots on time and diplomatically, he positioned himself unobtrusively to take the shots needed at the ceremony, and liaised with everyone that he should have done, including the videographer, he is fun and gets on with organising everyone for the photographs. Of course what matters is the result of the photos, I am an amateur photographer myself and the photos themselves are exceptional quality and the family and especially the bride are delighted with them.
You need to look no further for a photographer for your wedding Rich is your man, if you wish to contact me further I am certain Rich will give you my email address to endorse this recommendation.  Chris Procter
We have been working with Rich since 2009. We have kept coming back to him to photograph our campaigns as the quality of his work is excellent and he always strives to meet our brief perfectly by going above and beyond what is required. Clare Bircher Marketing Manager, Limited Space
Thanks for the fantastic wedding photos. You were able to take some great photos of a groom, who has a face which generally rejects a camera! Many guests commented on how efficiently the photos were taken at the church and how you were able to blend into the day while keeping the guests at ease. Our worry was that the day would be spent having photos taken but it was quite the opposite and the results are just as we both hoped. Many Thanks. Natalie & Anthony
Thank you so very much for our fabulous wedding pictures! They really are great and most people said they didn't even really notice you were there! You are very professional and extremely good at what you do! Thank you for such wonderful precious memories. Gareth & Lyndsey
Rich McD is one talented photographer... and we're proud to showcase his work wherever possible on MyYate and Rich understands the people and places he works with, and knows how to bring out their best qualities in his pictures. He's incredibly versatile, and very patient! He cares about what he does, and it shows. Claire
Over the years, I have had many photographs taken by Richard. Personally, I'm not the best model, I really don't like the camera being pointed at me, I can't smile, I get uptight and I can't relax. Richard has an uncanny knack of making me feel relaxed and capturing some very complimentary images. Even my wife says I look good in Richard's photographs. Following the birth of our youngest daughter, my wife and I decided that we needed to have a "proper" set of pictures taken to capture us as a family. Richard created a warm, friendly and very relaxed environment for us all at his studios. My eldest two daughters had an absolute blast and we all really loved the entire experience. So much so that... A year later, just after the first birthday of our youngest daughter, we returned to Richard's studios where we had another session. Richard has a very gentle demeanour and has taken what I can only describe as a set of stunning pictures which truly capture the spirit of all my children. We look forward to returning in 2011 and beyond. I would wholeheartedly recommend Richard McDonough as your photographer - I would never dream of using anybody else. Iestyn & Family
Rich really listens to the brief and takes great photos from different angles, using different lenses. He is always accommodating and flexible and is professional at all times. Marketing Manager Cabot Circus
Thank you Rich for the gorgeous pictures you took for our wonderful informal wedding in July . They are beautiful and we have had them made into a coffee table book and a Huge canvas . We can't thank you enough for taking unusual as well as proper wedding pics !! Thanks again Lesley & Dean
Thanks for the excellent photos of our wedding, they are sensational, and to you for a great job well done. Allen & Emma
We were extremely pleased with our wedding photographs and you were very friendly and professional. It was a pleasure to have you as our photographer on our big day, thanks again! Heidi & Mark
Had a fantastic experience on my photoshoot. Rich made us all feel very comfortable and was very accommodating in his modest garage studio. Rich made it fun for everyone with his warm sense of humour helping us establish poses, suggesting various shots, as well as doing our own. The whole day was great value for money and would defiantly recommend. Finished photos were outstanding quality and a great keepsake. Rich & Friends
Taking photos of children is never easy however Rich made it look easy! He took some fantastic shots of my baby when he was only 2 months old. He was very patient and quick and suggested numerous different poses. I'm looking forward to arranging another photo session. Melanie
We have had several photo shoots with Rich, and every photo is amazing. He captures the children beautifully, and they always have fun and are more than happy to pose for him. The sessions are relaxed and friendly. The only problem we have is selecting which ones to choose as they are all lovely. Have recommended him to several friends and looking forward to our next shoot hopefully just before Christmas. Kerry & Stuart

Yate and Chipping Sodbury Based Photographer



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