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Natasha and Emma • Northbrook Park • Farnham • Blossoms and Ribbons • Documentary Wedding Photography

Having been to Northbrook Park before, I knew it was a stunning venue and was so excited to be back there again for Natasha and Emma’s big day. 

I turned up as the guests were arriving and the venue looked stunning, the flowers were an absolute masterpiece and as I saw Natasha arriving and Emma walking down the aisle I knew that it was going to be a stunningly beautiful day. 

The ceremony was full of love and laughter - you could tell how much Natasha and Emma loved each other, it was obvious to see. Laughter rang through the conservatory throughout the service and tears followed as their personal vows were read. 

It was a gorgeous day weather wise too, slightly overcast, which people always think isn’t great but trust me when I say it’s the most flattering light you could have at a wedding, there is no harsh shadows and no squinting eyes - so flattering!

After the ceremony, I went for a short walk around the venue with Natasha and Emma, it’s so nice to take the couple away after they’ve said hello to their friends and family. You’re with people the whole day so it’s nice just to be with each other alone, especially in Northbrook Park as there are so many little areas and nooks that we can use and grab some really nice intimate moments together. I especially love the wood store at Northbrook Park - slightly odd, I know, but it gives such an interesting backdrop.

To get your seats in the reception you had to take a shot which I think is a fabulous idea getting the party started straightaway. It was clear to see the relationship between Natasha and Emma was built on fun and laughter, throughout the whole day they were giggling and making each other smile, it really was a stunning day with two stunning Bride’s at a stunning location, I wish them all the best in their future together, I know that they’ll be laughing together for a very long time.

“Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.”

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Venue: Northbrook Park
Flowers: Meadow Folk
Videography: Anneka Ireland videography 
Make up: Laura Anne Makeup 

Josee and Ben • Ashdown Park Hotel • Winter Wedding • Documentary Wedding Photography

Josee and Ben’s day was truly beautiful. Making their way from a relaxed morning of getting ready, the bridal party arrived (just a little late!) at the church. The weather was gorgeous, sunshine lit Josee and her father’s path as they paused slightly before heading down the aisle. Having been told that I was only allowed to capture the ceremony from the back, I knew that I had to get creative, so during hymns I would move around quietly to the side and slide into the aisle, there was also a side room that was free and I managed to capture a few shots from inside there - it’s always a good thing to check when you get married in a Church. The wishes of the Priest differ massively depending on Church and how strict they are. One extreme example - I was allowed to take pictures but only from outside of the main door!

We moved quickly through the family photos and confetti throw as it was cold and the reception venue was an hours drive away, which is unusual, but trust me it was worth it!

Arriving at Ashdown Park, it was obvious that all the excitement of Christmas was embraced by the couple. From the reindeer decorations and hot coco station to the twinkly fairy lights and all the Christmas trees that were dotted around the venue, the Christmas spirit was strong, and these lovebirds looked perfectly at home underneath the massive tree in the foyer. 

The main wow factor though was the reception room. Walking up the stairs, the reveal of the room took your breath away; with its vaulted ceilings, massive ornate organ and its stunning stained glass windows it truly was a talking point. Josee said this room was the main reason they booked the venue and took the hours drive to get there. Boy was it worth it!

“Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”

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Venue: Ashdown Park Hotel 

Makeup and Hair: Rosie Scott

Flowers: Blush Floral