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Eliot and Rose • Flowers, Champagne and Ceilidh dancing • Saddleworth, Manchester Documentary Wedding Photography

Eliot and Rose’s wedding day was absolutely beautiful and full of heart and love; with her Father the Priest of the Church, her Godmother conducting the ceremony, along with her brother and sister in law playing cellos during the ceremony, add in the mother of the grooms handmade waistcoats for all of the gents in the bridal party alongside side the handmade wool flowers and the fact that they celebrated their wedding in the same place her parents married - everything about the day had a personal touch. 

Eliot’s morning was very relaxed and laid back, surrounded by his family and friends even when we noticed a blood stain on his brilliant white shirt, there was no panic! Rose’s was much the same, deep breathes kept the nerves to a good level, and champagne kept the spirits high, even when we thought we had lost her beloved cat out the front door (fear not, he was just avoiding the crowds in the linen cupboard!)

The Church was filled with guests and people from the local village who had watched Rose grow up, I love communities like this, there is such a beautiful underlying power to the intimacy shared between friends, neighbours and family - an “I’ve got your back” feeling. After they said their vows we gathered everyone outside with confetti ready in their hands, only to have the Heavens open! This downpour was extreme, but we were outside and everyone was ready, so we braved it and quickly chucked it up in the air then sprinted back in! Luckily there was some confetti left over for a little bridal party showering later.

And just like that, the rain stopped, we headed over to the church hall for the speeches, meal and dancing. As her parents did for their wedding, Rose and Eliot had a Ceilidh band entertain for the evening, and wow, what a night! The dancing was amazing, everyone stayed on the dance floor and it was a proper knees up, I absolutely LOVED capturing all the fun! 

This was such a fun wedding for me, a real highlight of the year! Enjoy the pics! 

“To love her, is to dance to whatever music her heart is playing”

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Venue: Christ Church Friezland

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