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Cleo and Charlie • Belair House • London Wedding Photographer • Confetti Canons and Checker Board Twirls

I’m lucky enough to have been able to shoot at Belair house a few times now, and so happy that I’ll be shooting there again soon! It’s gorgeous venue, very quirky artwork and beautiful colours, dark wood against brilliant white and a stunning spiral staircase. There’s also a Mediterranean terrace outside that’s hidden away, on a sunny day you really could be on a Greek island, it’s fab!

I started my day at the ceremony, I do love getting ready shots, but completely understand if my couple would prefer pictures of themselves fully ready, instead of half a face of makeup! I loved capturing Cleo arriving, she looked stunning, straight out of the movies. Everyone took a breath as she walked down the aisle, I always try and give a little pep talk before my brides take those nervous/excited steps; don’t sprint, and keep your flowers lower than you think (my previous Brides, you’ll know my little moto for this, future Brides – you’ll find out!) The registrars I’ve worked with each time I’ve been at Belair have been the best! They bring fun and humour to the ceremony, and really make it so enjoyable and full of life, I love them!

Everyone was in fab spirits after the ceremony, and the energy kept going with a confetti line with confetti canons – great idea! This venue is fab for couple shots too, as you don’t have to walk far to anything, the rose garden around the back is perfect, along with the Mediterranean terrace and not to forget the front of the building with its stunning checker board tiles.

More confetti was popped during the first dance along with a lot of bottles of bubbly (!) what a fabulous party and what a happy happy happy couple – absolutely loved capturing the day!

“Laughter is the sunbeam of the soul”

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Venue: Belair House
Flowers: Beverley Wilson Floral Design

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