Kind Words

Here are some fabulous words from a few of our clients.

Jo Hansford Photography Weddings

Jess with Tockas and Joey
“My photo shoot with Jo and Nick was an occasion never to forget. I was given the equestrian shoot as a Christmas present as I was having to sell my beloved pony Tockas. I had a lovely afternoon with lots of fun photographing Tockas and my new horse Joey. I felt so comfortable in their presence and the outcome was amazing! All the photos that were taken were brilliant and really managed to capture the horses’ characters and my relationship with them. I can’t thank them enough and would recommend it to anyone!”

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Sophie & Kevin, Cotswold Wedding at the Great Tythe Barn, Tetbury, September 27th 2014
“Right from the get-go we loved working with you Jo and Nic! You made us feel so comfortable – you had excellent ideas for creative but stylish pictures and you delivered a wonderful set of engagement and wedding photos that we could not be more thrilled with! Above all you’ve been amazing fun, diligent and responsive to all our needs! You totally “got” us and didn’t try to mould us into something we’re not. I hope we have the opportunity to work with you again, thank you for everything!”

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Royal visit to the Skye Terrier “Homecoming” with Christian Landolt and HRH Princess Anne, Skye July 24th 2014
“Thank you for having been such a huge part of a special year for us and the Skye Terriers. Thanks to you we have the most wonderful memories to look at for years to come!”

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Abby & Rob, Tortworth Court Hotel, 29th August 2014
“Thank you both so much for our amazing wedding photographs. From the moment we met you, your professionalism, expertise and enthusiasm shone through and we just knew that we had found the perfect photographers for our big day! You invested so much time and energy into our wedding and the results speak for themselves. You completely captured the atmosphere and special moments throughout the day, giving us an album of memories that will last a lifetime, for that we can’t thank you enough. Mr and Mrs Cunliffe xxx”

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Jo & Matt, Coombe Lodge, Blagdon, 22nd June 2014
“Thank you so much both of you for doing such a fantastic job of photographing our wedding day. You managed to capture the day so perfectly! You were both great during the lead up to and planning, and on the day itself. Our album is just amazing and we now have a memory which we will treasure for a lifetime!”

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Kelly & Andrew, Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire, October 2013
“Andrew and I just wanted to say a MASSIVE thank you. The album is amazing and we love it, brought a tear to our eye reminiscing on the day. I know we have said it before but we loved working with you and are grateful for your passion and the big role you played in the preparation and on the day. We can’t wait for baby Chantrell to come along now to organise another shoot with you.”


Sarah & Simon, Priston Mill, Bath, July 2013
“Our photos, album and frames are amazing! Thank you so much for everything. It was tremendous to receive them all just before Christmas, a great start to the family celebrations.”


Clare & Chris, Llansantfraed Court, Monmouthshire, August 2013
“We can’t tell you how utterly thrilled we were when we first saw all our wedding photographs! You & Nic really managed to capture the atmosphere and special moments of our day, and most importantly made us look good! What was so great was that on the day itself you didn’t intrude, so we were able to spend so much time with our friends and family without missing out on having fabulous pictures.
We will treasure them forever! XX”


Emma & Sam, Ston Easton Park, August 2013

“I love love love our photo album! It tells the most beautiful story, I was smiling the whole way through. You guys did a fantastic job xxxxx”


Cecy & James, Great Tythe Barn, Tetbury, September 2012
“We don’t know where to start really, from the engagement shoot to the wedding Jo & Nic have been sensational! I think the biggest praise is from my father, a French lawyer, compliments don’t come easily from him, he was so impressed and all 200 of our guests have said how wonderful Jo & Nic were on the day!

Mother of the Bride:
“Thank you so much for this wonderful record of our day. You captured all that was going on beautifully and the joy and happiness radiates from every single photo. You really are extremely talented and we are very lucky to have been able to have you as our photographer.
I have just shown Pascal the gallery and he was visibly moved by many of the photos.
Again, bravo and heartfelt thanks”


Helen & Amelia with horse and pony, Watson and Hercules

“What an amazing experience! both our photo shoots had a touch of magic to them. Jo and Nick made us all feel very special making the day one we will never forget.”

Helen & Ralf, Abbey House Gardens, Malmesbury, May 2012
“What can we say? Thank you so so much for capturing our wedding day (and us!) so wonderfully well. We knew as soon as we saw your website that we loved your photographs, and having spoken to you Jo, we knew there was no need to look further! We had so much fun too on the engagement shoot with you and just love the photos. We had such an amazing wedding day, we couldn’t have wished for more, and you captured it all. Thank you.

Lisa with Hugo & their dog Tana, September 2013
“Jo, I love love LOVE the photographs! They are gorgeous, how photogenic is Tana Banana? You captured her perfectly and I cannot thank you enough, you found her beautiful best. Thank you so much!”


Emma & Keith, Guthrie Castle, Scotland, August 2012
“We absolutely LOVE our wedding album! It is stunning!! Thank you so much for making our special day so very special. We will cherish it for years to come and cannot wait to show it off to our family and friends!!”

Emma’s auntie:
“Fantastic…. Jo you really captured all of the emotions, you are an amazing photographer …… Not being toooo biased but you did have a perfect subject. The wedding was more than a fairytale, not just for Emma & Keith, but for all of us and you were like an invisible eye taking amazing shots without us knowing.”


Dan & Dan, Peterstone Court, Brecon, May 2013
“We are absolutely blown away by the photos and by our album, its so amazingly beautiful! Thank you so much for all your hard work, you’ve both captured our day so wonderfully! We’re thrilled to bits and I’m sure we’ll be in touch in the future for more shoots!”


Melissa & Dan, Peterstone Court, Brecon, September 2012

“WOW! We are completely blown away by the photos!!! We couldn’t be happier, thank you both so so much. They are exactly what we wanted and much much more. They really tell the story of the whole day Thank you!”


Sal & Chris, Great Tythe Barn, Tetbury, August 2013
“Thank you so much, our album is beautiful, stunning photos presented in a sophisticated modern way. What a fabulous end to a fantastic year. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank you both for all your work before, during and after our wedding and for being so professional, but also such good fun, on the day. We will certainly recommend you to friends and family!”


Leanne & Jamie, Exbury Gardens, New Forest, July 2007
“This is a very small thank you so much for doing such an amazing job with our wedding photos. You have left us with an incredible “pot of gold” with the photographs you captured of our day. Truly amazing.”


Pippa & Chris, Brympton House, Brympton d’Avery, October 2013
“The photos just look fantastic! They bring back such happy memories and they really capture the day, thank you so much!”


Debbie with her greyhounds Eddie & Leah, Bristol, April 2013
“The photos are beautiful! I didn’t know what to expect from the shoot with Jo and Nic. I’d seen other static studio portraits of dogs and hadn’t been that sold on them. What a revelation! The shoot started off at our house, where our very lazy but quite suspicious greyhounds got used to the cameras. The first shots were taken with the dogs on their favourite sofa – as they were so relaxed, the pictures are stunning and really show their true characters. After a few more in the house, we went to the park (not forgetting the important collar changes for variety!) and Jo and Nic brilliantly managed to capture the beauty of a very fast-moving greyhound. Jo tells me they approached the shoot as they would a toddler portrait; keeping it low-key, fast-paced and interesting for the subject. I know we wouldn’t have got anything like these results had I taken the dogs to a studio. I can’t recommend them highly enough.”

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The Savage family shoot, Weston, February 2013
Jan, grandmother:
“After taking the beautiful photos of both the couples weddings then the grandchildren as babies I was so pleased to have these for my special birthday and for you to have taken them. You are both superb photographers and i can tell by the photos you love your job. Many thanks Jan.”


Annie & Steven with Hettie, November 2012
“Jo, the photographs of Hettie are absolutely beautiful, we are so so pleased with them, they are stunning, thank you so much! I think you have just got yourself another shoot with us next year when she is walking and a little older :O) I particularly love the two black and white shots of her, and the one in the suitcase! Just lovely!”


Gemma & James, Priston Mill, Bath, June 2013
“I just want to say a really big thank you for being such a fantastic duo, you really have been a joy throughout the whole process of our wedding. We knew from the moment we came to see you that you were the photographers for us, and the way you have supported and helped us through the build up, the day and afterwards has really overwhelmed us. I would wholeheartedly recommend you to anyone.”


Victoria & George, Witham Friary, Somerset, June 2012
“Thank you sooo much Jo and Nic. It was a wonderful day and we’re delighted that you captured it so well! Who knew that the wind tugging at my veil could make for such a great photo! And you even managed to find some blue sky in the church shot! “


Aimie & Robbie, Peterstone Court, Brecon, October 2008
“A massive thank you for all the work you put into our wonderful wedding photos, and everything you have done for us! We love our beautiful photographs and our album and probably spend far too much time looking at it!


Kate & Paul, Mill on the Brue, Somerset, September 2009
Paul & I were so lucky that you were recommended to us when we started this journey of planning our wedding. All the planning was worth it as on the day we were surrounded by professionals who made our dreams come true, you and Nic were a major part of that!

For me finding the right photographer was hugely important, and I knew I had found someone exceptional in you. Our photographs are fabulous, and show more than your technical skills and artistry, your natural warmth made even the most camera shy relax and you have really captured our friends as we know them, not just their “photo faces”. You put a lot of time and energy into our day, and the planning, and you still have the enthusiasm that I would expect from someone new to the industry, yet the knowledge and experience to produce stunning photographs that only a seasoned pro could achieve. Thank you for the beautiful photographs.


Helen & Amelia with horse and pony, Watson and Hercules
“What an amazing experience! both our photo shoots had a touch of magic to them. Jo and Nick made us all feel very special making the day one we will never forget.”


Sarah & Simon, Leigh Court, Bristol May 2012
“Thank you so much Jo & Nic, you have captured our day perfectly. The photos are amazing, really beautiful and they tell the story of our wedding day so well. It has been lovely to get to know you both and was a joy to have you at our wedding.”

Brides parents
“We are just blown away by the photos. They capture the excitement and fun of such a special day brilliantly. Than you for the memories!”

Groom’s parents
“What lovely photographs, you have captured Simon and Sarah at their best, and followed through showing the mood of the day. Total happiness. I love the mix of black and white with colour.”


Eli & Tim, Hotel du Vin, Bristol, December 2012
Thank you so much for helping us to make our wedding day so amazing! As two people who have always found it a challenge to find a photo we both like, it was wonderful to feel so comfortable with you taking pictures of us. From our first meeting with you we both knew that you were right for us, your sense of fun and calm manner put us both at ease and meant on the day it was easy. Once again thank you so much!
Mother of the bride
“I love our album and every time I look at the photographs I marvel at how well you captured the enjoyment and happiness of the day!”


Sally & Eamonn, Eastwood Park, Wootton under Edge, June 2013
“Jo the photos are just amazing…..I am so excited to see all of them! I love all the incidental shots, before the wedding and all the fun shots of the speeches. Thank you for taking such amazing photographs, you both really caught the spirit of the day!”
Mother of the bride:
“Jo, I so agree with Sally’s comments, the photos far exceeded our expectations, and really captured the spirit of the day – my beautiful daughter, her handsome bridegroom, and everyone being so happy. I can’t wait to see the whole album and will have a really, really difficult job choosing some for myself!