Let me just take this moment to confess my love for everything about this wedding and this couple. It all started when I visited them last year to have a chat about their wedding plans. Pudding, the cat, requisitioned my album box and we spent a couple of hours chatting all things wedding (and home decor) and I went away crossing all my fingers that they would book me. And hoorah, they did and I knew this was going to be a great day.
I joined Claudia and the bridesmaids at home to get ready. This part of the day is alway so much fun and it was great to be able to be a part of it. Claudia was surrounded by her bridesmaids and joined once she was dressed by her dad. One of my favourite moments of the day when Dad see's his baby girl for the first time!
We headed off to Beeston Manor in Preston for the ceremony. This is the first time we've photographed a wedding at the venue and I love it! This gorgeous venue is light and airy and brightly decorated - just a dream for photographing a wedding in. Claudia and Martin had decorated it beautifully with a pastel colour scheme and rustic touches. Gorgeous floral displays on each table were created by Rose Hip Florists of Bolton.
We were treated to a gorgeous sunset and we hurried out after the meal to catch the last of the light and then the couple danced the night away with their friends and family.
Claudia and Martin were kind enough to leave this amazing testimonial for me.
"What can i say about this lovely lady!!! Besides how fabulous you are! From the second you sat in our house (sort of sat in it with the lack of furniture at the time) we knew you where the woman for the job! You where always on hand replying to our queries. On the day itself you where not only playing the role of photographer, you where helping to organise us all and even helped dress the bridesmaids. The boys thought Stuart was ace so please thank him on their behalf. You captured our day perfectly and these pictures we will absolutely treasure forever. You both made us feel so relaxed on the day and this really resonates when you look at all the many many pictures you took! We are going to have a hard time choosing our album! If you are looking for a Wedding Photographer you need look no further as this is the woman for the job right here."
Thank you Claudia and Martin for inviting us to photograph your day. We loved being a part of it.
Here are my favourites from the day.......
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