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Preview: Andy & Jenny’s wedding at the Hyde Estate

A couple of shots from Saturdays wedding held at St Andrews Church in Nuthurst. The above photo is taken in the stunningly beautiful countryside of the Hyde Estate in Sussex where the reception took place.

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Preview: Greg & Samantha Wedding at Eastbourne Grand Hotel

Quick preview shot from last weekends wedding. Taken on Eastbourne’s pebble beach with Beachy Head in the background. The sun was directly above/behind so I balanced this with a bit of flash to highlight Sam & Greg; this helped keep them correctly exposed without losing the background.

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Preview – Oliver & Debbie’s Wedding at Crockstead Farm

A quick preview of this weekend’s wedding. A couple of shots in the beautiful countryside their wedding venue, Crockstead Farm  and my favourite, on the quad bike! I knew we’d have to make this a bit more dramatic with some off-camera flash and Oliver’s sunglasses are the icing on the cake!

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Mark & Sydney’s wedding at Berystede Hotel, Berkshire

Sydney wore a stunning 50’s style wedding dress whilst Mark wore beautiful tailored suit, both looked amazing on their wedding day at the Berystede Hotel in Berkshire.

There were pink, cream and turquoise colours in the flowers and accessories, a black and white checkered dance floor and loads of personalised memorabilia to remember such a special day.

We took some fun shots with confetti and around the grounds as well as some more intimate photos inside the hotel on the balcony and staircase in the later evening. Check out the singing waiters as well, who are great performers and made for some fantastic photos and great fun! Thanks to Neil Bateman for doing the video and for being such a great shooting partner!

View the full gallery here!

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Richard & Danielle’s Buxted Park Wedding

Richard & Danielle’s wedding had a lot of promise for some heavy April showers, but surprisingly, the sun came out for pretty much most of the wedding reception. I’ve shot at Buxted Park once before but this was my first wedding there. This is a great wedding venue, with lots of options for photos by the pond, the Italian style fountain or even the country lane opposite the main entrance.

The table plan had a musical theme for different table names and there were cupcakes for wedding cake with Oreo cookies; and lots of cream and ivory colours in the white peony bouquets. 

Check out the photos taken in the evening light down the countryside lane, I’d have never thought this would happen when I was driving there in a downpour. A lovely Sunday wedding on a countryside estate.

Full gallery here: http://pbweddingphotography.photoshelter.com/gallery/Richard-Danielle-Wedding-Buxted-Park-Hotel-Sussex/G0000eH9ykSDAJAg/

 

 

 

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Child with a camera at a wedding reception

The kind of image that makes all photographers wince! There’s a slightly delicate beauty to this shot. It feels so fragile and innocent (child…) and yet everything feel like it’s teetering on the edge like at the end of The Italian Job (that would be the ‘…with a camera’.

 

 

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Chris & Charlotte’s wedding at Orchardleigh House, Somerset

This wedding venue is very cool. It doubles up as a hotel, so all your guests can stay there too, which means that everything can be in one place, from the ceremony right through to the 2 o’clock in the morning drinks before bed! That may not be your style, but if it is, then this place is beautiful as well (what’s not to like?). Orchardleigh house is near Frome in Somerset and has some beautifully kept grounds and also has a stunning surrounding landscape with the longest driveway I have ever driven.

The wedding ceremony was held in the entrance hallway, which seems strange at first but it’s no different to a small chapel. The Bride had hired a barbershop quartet to sing songs for the signing of the register and the reception drinks. The fireworks at the end were certainly my favourite and provided a good challenge for some more off-camera flash work.

Check out the Groom ‘photo-bombing’ the bride as well as some beautiful shots taken in the grounds of the house. As it was Easter weekend, the colours of blue, yellow and orange worked nicely with some little bags of mini eggs! Yum! 

View the full wedding here or some shots below: