A selection some of my favourite wedding images from 2017

 

 

Best of 2017 Weddings

Sometimes people ask me why I’m so ‘into’ wedding photography. The unsociable hours, a competitive industry and to top that, us photographers don’t get paid to do one wedding and then off we go, having an easy time of it in-between! The proof is in the editing, just as it is in the pudding! This can take several days per wedding if, as I do, we want to do a splendid job for our clients.

So, why do I thrive on documentary wedding photography?

The fabulous venues for one. I’m fortunate enough to live in a lovely part of the world and the Cotswolds and the beautiful buildings around the area are very photogenic.

Weddings are all about people!

The people! It’s so great to capture the emotions of the day with my journalist wedding photography style. Love & warmth, surprise, laughter, amazement and sometimes even annoyance, irritability and boredom – especially from the kids. Well hopefully only them anyway! The atmosphere is always changing and quite dynamic, which makes for great natural wedding photography. It certainly keeps me on my toes!

Every wedding varies dramatically so there is no time or any inclination to get bored. The atmosphere depends on the size of wedding, nationalities, characters, season and the venue chosen. I show a selection of these throughout my website so take a peep.

On that note, just to mention a few great venues last year: North Cadbury Court in Somerset. Berkeley Castle, Hilles House, The Barn at Berkeley in Gloucestershire. Whitney Court in Herefordshire.

To give you the best of 2017 weddings I’ve created a slideshow. I showcase images that show the brides effort and eye for detail during preparations, father and bride unique moments, children enjoying the magic of the wedding, intimate glances between the bride & groom, delight of the happy couples when met with buckets of confetti, silly billy grooms (quite a few of those!) and dance floor moves worthy of any Strictly finalist!

At the end of each and every great big celebration, I feel that I’ve done my very best to capture every moment worth capturing and I then use my editing experience to create the best final images for the bride, groom, family, and friends. Always a job worth doing!

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Bride applying make up whilst looking in mirror at preparations

Bride having hair spray applied whilst looking in mirror during preparations

Bridesmaids putting make up on in mirror at Hilles House Wedding

Moody black and white photo of bride waiting just before wedding ceremony

Quirky photo of usher looking at naughty pageboy in wedding ceremony

Bride gets wedding ring stuck during ceremony at Whitney Court

Bride and daughter looking through window and sticking out tongues

Bride with red roses and groom in RAF uniform walking through confetti

Bride and groom stood up in wedding car getting showered with confetti

Kids playing with bubbles at rural wedding

Groom holding mexican hat laughing at best mans wedding speech

Best man standing on chair whilst making wedding speech

Wedding guests waiting to get into marquee at summer wedding

Flower girl with painted face laughing at How Caple Court

Wedding guests trying to retrieve tennis ball in bush at North Cadbury Court

Father and bride laughing on big slide at The Barn at Berkeley

Bridal party on a big slide at The Barn at Berkeley

Wedding guests reacting to speeches at North Cadbury Court

Groom swinging laughing bride at barn wedding

Groom standing on table dancing at wedding reception

Wedding guests dancing at reception

Groom in red army jacket spinning bride at first dance

Moody black and white photo of bride and groom at first dance

 

 

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