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Love, Golf and Gryff • Buckinghamshire Wedding Photographer • Bedfordshire Wedding Photographer • Woburn Wedding Photographer •

Meeting Clare and John at our pre-wedding consultation I knew that we matched each other perfectly. They hated super posed and staged photographs and really wanted the natural moments of their day to be captured, blending perfectly with the documentary style I love.

Arriving in the morning, I love having a few hours before the ceremony to capture details and moments before the ‘rush’ starts. The ‘rush’ happens at every wedding, it’s when the time goes from a nice easy pace to suddenly an hour to go – after that, each time you look at the clock it’s another 15 minutes gone!

Heading to the Church, I got to meet Clare and John’s gorgeous child, their dog Gryff! He had a little neck scarf on with ‘best dog’ and he honestly lived up to that name. He didn’t make one noise during their ceremony, in fact, he looked on at them as they kissed and said their vows, it was the cutest thing! Another personal additional was that John’s father conducted the service and married them – this wedding certainly had all the feels!

Driving themselves to Woburn Golf Club, we found a back lit area for the family shots before heading upstairs for the speeches and meal. Clare and John had only close family and friends attend their meal, everyone sat around one big table and ate, drank, laughed and cried together. I absolutely loved the vibe this had; it made everyone so comfortable and really highlighted how much they meant to Clare and John.

As the evening guests started to arrive we were able to use John’s golf club connections to borrow two buggies and head onto the course to capture some beautiful golden hour couple shots. Leaving these shots until 7pm is normally quite late, but when the summer sun is as fierce as it was that day, 7pm becomes ideal – softer light, warm and flattering, and also less risk of sweating!

I absolutely loved capturing Clare and John’s day, it was a true depiction of love and family, and I hope that their future together continues being full of joy.

“It was always you.”

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Venue: Woburn Golf Club

Flowers: Forever Blossom Uk

Fairytales do come true • Hampton Court Golf Club • Documentary Wedding Photography • Natural Photography

With this Disney themed wedding joining two theatrical families, I knew that this would be a fun day! After being with the bride all morning I headed to Hampton Court Palace Golf Club to get some shots of the Groom before the ceremony. Walking in I saw Disney everywhere! Mickey and Minnie mouse headbands for the guests to wear, hearts, Disney palaces, and a light up wedding cake! Definitely something you don’t see everyday!

The ceremony was fab, with readings from family, including a dinosaur love story. Harriet and Philip were cheered as they walked back down the aisle of Mickey/Minnie hats, and we went straight out and hopped on a golf cart to get our couple shots before the light went. Even though it was a freezing 28th day of December the weather couldn’t have been any better, with a glorious low sun in the clear blue skies, this golden hour was thoroughly taken advantage of!

As we had visited the venue together beforehand, we knew the exact spot to go for all the photos, there was a fabulous square for photo opportunities: tree lined driveways, a lake leading to Hampton Court Palace, a weeping willow and of course the surrounding golf course - which as enthusiastic golfers, we also got some great fun shots of the newlyweds on the driving range!

We managed to get these shots lovely and quickly so that we could head back into the warm and start the wedding breakfast, and well, what a meal it was! No-one expected the best man to turn up in an Olaf costume for his speech, or the singing waiters to get everyone up on their feet and dancing! When surrounded by musical theatre lovers I always have to be on my toes to capture all the surprises – it’s great fun!

They all danced the night away, along with some karaoke of course! It was a fabulous day full of laughter, I wish them all the best for their future together and hope their happily ever after’s all come true!

"If you can dream it, you can do it."