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Sandra and Samuel • Woldingham Golf Club • Love in a Golf Buggy • Documentary Wedding Photography • Love drunk •

It was a fantastically warm sunny day for Sandra and Samuel’s wedding, the Spanish guests on Sandra’s side definitely brought the weather with them! I knew that they absolutely loved the thought of natural images of their day, pictures that showed their character and not staged or forced awkward smiley ones! This was music to my ears - natural all the way!

The ceremony was lovely, and it was very obvious that the language of love was far greater than spoken language as Sandras side knew what was happening even though not fluent in English. The giggles and smiles made it clear how much they loved each other, I really do love seeing it, it’s an emotion that is so strong and I get to see it first hand each week - dreamy!

My favourite part of the day was the couple photos, we had a great amount of time plus a golf buggy (!) to go around the grounds and get some really cute moments together. I never ask for too much time for the couple pics, but having a good 45 mins allocated makes the world of difference, it just means we’re not rushing and you can relax together and enjoy being just you two for a little while. Sometimes, if timings have overrun, it’s normally my time with you that gets squeezed, as the caterers and venue normally still like to get food out at the original time, which is great for the guests and every other supplier, but for the photographer, we’re then asked to create magic in 5 mins! Not a relaxing as it should be! Rant over, because this wedding had a fab amount of time! 45 minutes around the grounds, the sun was still shiny and starting to set which gave to a softer glow, the golf buggy gave us all the giggles as Samuel tried to start it, a gentle breeze started blowing which worked beautifully with Sandra’s hair and dress, it was just so lovely. Couples tend to always worry if they’re ‘doing enough’ as I don’t instruct them how to put your fingers or to tilt your head slightly to the left etc. I always reassure them, you just do you, if you’re doing that, you’re doing everything I need and more!

Heading back in, Sandra and Samuel were both super relaxed and made their way into speeches which were a roar! The dancing topped off the night as all their guests got involved, what a fabulous day! I wish them the happiest of lives together, and many more sun filled, relaxed, love drunk days.

“I love you more than I have ever found a way to say I do.”

Venue: Woldingham Golf Club

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Daniel and Mia • The Riverside Marquee • Bray Wedding • Documentary Wedding Photography

I knew that Mia and Daniel’s wedding was going to be fabulous from when I first met them, there was a keen eye for detail and such love that went into the planning I couldn’t wait to capture their day. 

Celebrating in the small, beautiful village of Bray, every part of the day was within 5 minutes of each other. Getting to Daniel first, I grabbed some detail shots whilst some serious ironing went on - how many groomsmen does it take to iron a shirt?!? 

Mia was getting ready a minutes walk away from the church in the cutely named Christmas Cottage with bright red door, it was so quirky, and had a cottage feel with a glass extension at the back which was fabulous for natural light, which is just perfect and also means the makeup is done according to daylight which is a must.

As Mia opened Daniel’s gifts, the emotion was clear to see, and the eagerness to meet him at the bottom of the aisle was bubbling! 

The music played, the page boys and bridesmaids entered and then, there they were, together, you could see how much they loved each other, it’s always such a pleasure to witness the little looks and smiles, the unsaid emotion between the two of them that no one else can see. 

After the nerves had dissolved away and they were officially Husband and Wife, the celebrating could start, it’s always such fun to start the party feel off with a confetti line, such a good way to get everyone smiling and laughing! This merriment continued throughout the day as we got to The Riverside Marquee, which is gorgeous and set backing onto the river. Group shots led into the couple shots and the sun was very kind to us, as it was later in the day it was a warm softer light which looked stunning on Daniel and Mia.

Speeches brought the house down as well as bringing a few tears down cheeks, and the first dance followed by a father-daughter/mother-son dance was equally as tear jerking. It was so clear to see how much Daniel and Mia loved each other and how much they were both loved, it was an absolute pleasure to capture and an honour to know such a lovely couple.

”Love, love changes everything”

Venue: The Riverside Marquee