Lizzy & John: Summer Marquee Wedding at Dunstall Lodge Farm

If I had to describe Lizzy & John’s day in three words I’d simply have to say: so much joy. I felt so welcomed into her parents home in the morning and their entire day was non-stop fun from start to finish. 

Lizzie’s bridal look was beautiful with her lace dress and bouquet of greenery, pink and peach, but added a little funky edge with a gorgeous headpiece and awesome silver cowboy boots!

They held their wedding at a family friends’ farm, with their ceremony taking place in the courtyard, officiated by the lovely Jo at My Perfect Ceremony under an arch of greenery. Lizzy beamed as she walked down the aisle with her dad, and her and John’s ridiculously cute son made an excellent ring bearer! There wasn’t a dry eye as her two bridesmaids gave readings, and they left under a tunnel of confetti with bubbles for the kids. So much fun!

Everyone enjoyed a buffet wedding breakfast surrounded by rustic decoration of pompoms, jam jar flowers and fairy lights. The best part about the farm location of their day was the almost unlimited selection of backdrops to shoot! We couldn’t resist getting some pictures with a tractor, and of course on the hay bales. We were lucky enough to get a gorgeous golden hour before sunset, and we sat in the hay taking photographs.

Venue: Dunstall Lodge Farm
Celebrant: My Perfect Ceremony
Hair & Makeup: Sarah Harrison
Dress: Jasmine Bridal
Flowers: Mrs Umbels

Cat is just amazing! Such a lovely lady and so talented! Right from the first point of contact to receiving our beautiful photos she has been brilliant. We were just blown away with the quality of the pictures and really felt like we could have been in a magazine!
— Lizzy & John
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Laura & Ryan: Marquee Wedding at Chiddingstone Castle, Kent

I’m always so honoured when someone recommends me to a future bride & groom.. but when that someone is a photographer even more so! Bride Laura’s sister Jodie is a photographer, so to have her recommend me meant a great deal.

First things first, how gorgeous is Laura’s Jenny Packham dress?! I’m just obsessed with the elegant embellishment on the shoulders and waist, and she looked like a Grecian goddess. She arrived at the ceremony in her dad’s teal hot rod - one of the most unique wedding cars I’ve ever seen in it’s stunning bright turquoise colour!

Although rain moved their ceremony from outside by the orangery to inside the castle, it didn’t stop them from having a wonderful ceremony (with a few tears from friends and family thrown in for good measure!)

Luckily the rain held off long enough for the all-important confetti shot. Laura asked me what they needed to do to get a great confetti shot and my advice is always the same.. buy lots and lots of it and we'll organise the rest! I always recommend you just get a big basket of it so your guests can grab big handfuls.

The décor for their wedding breakfast was gold and olive green, with succulent terrariums and trailing greenery everywhere you looked. I just loved the place settings: leaves with the guests’ names written on in beautiful calligraphy.

Their evening began not with a cake cut but something a little different.. bespoke cocktails and a donut wall! I love this modern alternative to a wedding cake and the guests loved it too. We left them to dance the night away to a fantastic band back in the stunning setting of the castle, a fantastic way to end their day.

Venue: Chiddingstone Castle
Dress: Jenny Packham
Suits: Moss Bros
Flowers: Johnny’s Little Sister Florist
Hair & makeup: Making Up The Bride
Band: Soulshine

Thank you so much, we both absolutely love these and it made me cry with happiness looking through them just now! Reliving all the lovely memories from the day, you’ve captured these beautifully. We’ve sent some on to close family and friends already and they love them too, and I’ve already updated my Facebook pic!
— Laura & Ryan
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Planning your wedding at Chiddingstone Castle and on the hunt for a photographer? Check your date and get in touch - I'd love to hear all about your plans!


Sammie & Matthew: Summer Wedding at Tofte Manor, Sharnbrook

Sammie & Matthew were married on a gorgeous July day, first with their ceremony at their local church followed by celebrations on the grounds of the beautiful Tofte Manor. There was a real close family feel to their day and I always smile looking back on their day – their excitement was just infectious with huge smiles and lots of laughter!

Sammie looked stunning in a Grace Kelly inspired dress with retro red lipstick and a Juliet cap veil. A vintage bride after my own heart! They opted for something a bit different for their bridesmaids with the girls all in white with satin gloves.

After the ceremony they enjoyed canapes in the beautiful garden at Tofte Manor, followed by the celebrations in a marquee. I loved the rustic feel with the dried wheat table names, candles and soft purple and peach coloured arrangements by Elworthy Flowers.

Last but certainly not least, they set off their evening celebrations with a literal bang in the form of a confetti canon during their first dance – always great fun!

Reception Venue: Tofte Manor
Flowers: Elworthy Flowers

Cat was amazing before, during and after the wedding. I wish I could give more than a 10 as she was so wonderful! Cat blended perfectly into our wedding
and felt like one of our guests.
— Sammie & Matthew
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Planning your wedding at Tofte Manor and on the hunt for a photographer? Check your date and get in touch - I'd love to hear all about your plans!


Sabrina & Tom: Summer Wedding at The George in Rye

Sabrina & Tom’s wedding day took us all the way down to Rye on the south coast, so second shooter Sarah and I got to enjoy a fab road trip on the way there!

Sabrina, her bridesmaid Kat and I have known each other online for quite a few years now so it was surreal to finally meet in person, and on such an important day in Sabrina’s life no less! She got ready with her bridesmaids at her wedding venue, the George in Rye, and we were thrilled to walk into such a luxurious, stunning bridal suite for their preparations.

Their ceremony was held just up the road at the town hall, and after their lovely ceremony the town crier walked them back down the hill to the hotel announcing them to the world as the new Mr & Mrs Holloway!

The ballroom at the George is just exquisite, with antique style wall paper and beautiful big windows and lots of light. We couldn’t resist shooting some portraits in there before heading out to the charming cobbled streets to make the most of the beautiful town.

They named their wedding breakfast tables after cars in a nod to both their passion and how they met, on a forum for car lovers - super cute! I'm a total sucker for a good peony bouquet, so to find their tables decorated in beautiful peony arrangements by a family member made my eyes light up as soon as I walked in!

Congratulations you two, it really was an honour and a pleasure to photograph your wedding day.

Ceremony Venue: Rye Town Hall
Reception Venue: The George in Rye
Dress: WED2B
Hair: Jade Kellham
Makeup: Rye Retreat
Flowers: Mother of the Groom

“Thank you for capturing our day filled with so many wonderful moments. Just from the preview pictures you sent we knew the photos would be amazing and whilst we only looked at a few this morning before we rushed off to work we are so happy with them!

We could not say enough good things about you, your pictures and professionalism throughout the event.”
— Sabrina & Tom
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Carol & Chris: Summer Wedding at Woburn Safari Lodge

When thinking of awesome places to get married, surely a safari park has got to be right up there on the list! And that is exactly where Carol & Chris chose to hold their wedding celebrations – at Woburn to be precise.

They started their day with a lovely heartfelt ceremony at the Woburn Hotel, with the sun blazing through the windows as they said their vows, after which they enjoyed a visit from their gorgeous puppy!

Afterwards, a groomsman handed out tickets to the safari park where the guests enjoyed the sights of giraffes, rhinos, zebras and many more just on the trip into the venue. It was fab! Their celebrations were held at the Safari Lodge, which sits next to the meerkat enclosure and swan boats which we were thrilled to find Carol & Chris had rented out for their guests to enjoy in the evening sunshine. It was a surreal moment for me being chauffeured round the lake by Carol’s nephew as I took photos.. this is my job!

They had the lodge decorated with beautiful protea center pieces with a cake from Seventh Heaven topped in stunning king proteas, and handed out amazing animal outfit props to their guests to take photos with. Great fun! They ended their evening with a surprise choreographed dance to music from the Blue Rinse, and we left them to enjoy their evening in the setting sun.

Ceremony Venue: The Woburn Hotel
Reception Venue: Safari Lodge at Woburn Safari Park
Dress: Morgan Davies Bridal
Cake: Seventh Heaven
Live Band: The Blue Rinse

“Thank you so much, we love the photos and think they sum up the day in two words - love and laughter - perfect.”
— Carol & Chris
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Getting married at Woburn Safari Park and on the hunt for a photographer? Check your date and get in touch - I'd love to hear all about your plans!