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Pamela & Jason | Farington Lodge | Leyland | October 1st 2016

Pamela & Jason | Farington Lodge | Leyland | October 1st 2016

PAMELA & JASON | FARINGTON LODGE | LEYLAND | OCTOBER 1ST 2016

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I must say, Farington Lodge always looks lovely in autumn, so I was glad the weather was playing ball

as I arrived, which made the lodge looks splendid πŸ™‚

After taking a few shots of the gorgeous grounds, it was off inside to say hello to Pam & her bridesmaids πŸ™‚

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Just before the ceremony, I popped downstairs to grab a shot of Jason & his groomsmen.

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As the weather was still, just, on our side, we headed straight outside after the ceremony, for the group shots.

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Myself, Pam & Jason, then ventured around the grounds of Farington Lodge, to take a few pictures of the lovely couple.

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It was then time for the speeches & the wedding brekkie πŸ™‚

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I’ve been to Farington Lodge a few times, since they added the Garden Pavilion, and always had the shot I wanted in mind,

well luckily, the conditions were just about perfect to pull it off @ Pam & Jason’s wedding πŸ™‚

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We finished the day, with the first dance & another quick shot outside.

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Farington Lodge really is a brilliant venue for a wedding, so have a look see –Β https://www.classiclodges.co.uk/our-hotels/farington-lodge/


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Amanda & Dave | St John’s Church | Leyland | Brook House Hotel | Chorley | September 3rd 2016

Amanda & Dave | St John’s Church | Leyland | Brook House Hotel | Chorley | September 3rd 2016

AMANDA & DAVE | ST JOHN’S CHURCH | LEYLAND | BROOK HOUSE HOTEL | CHORLEY | SEPTEMBER 3RD 2016

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I arrived at Amanda’s mum & dad’s house, and I must say the weather wasn’t brilliant, however, as to paraphrase the above,

which was coincidentally was wrote on the wall of Brook House Hotel – You’ve just gotta make the most of it & rock your

wedding anyway! Which we did!

With Dave nearby, we managed to nip round to see him & the groomsmen too πŸ™‚

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It was then time to drive just round the corner, to the local church, St John’s.

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After the ceremony, It was another short drive to Brook House Hotel.

The rain was still coming down heavy, but Brook House was decorated so beautifully, it just didn’t matter πŸ™‚

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There was a small covering out the back, where we did what we could with the group shots –

must say though, I really do like the results.

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Time fro the wedding breakfast, but first the speeches.

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I was a little nervous at this point that we hadn’t got any images of Amanda & Dave together, so we ventured out

after the wedding breakfast – but after about 5 mins, the rain stopped anyway! πŸ™‚

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It was then time for the cake cutting & first dance.

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For more information on this great little wedding venue, seeΒ http://www.brookhousehotel.com/

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Sarah & Jamie | St Michael & Our Lady Church | Wakefield | Hilton Hotel | Sheffield | August 28th 2016

Sarah & Jamie | St Michael & Our Lady Church | Wakefield | Hilton Hotel | Sheffield | August 28th 2016

SARAH & JAMIE | ST MICHAEL & OUR LADY CHURCH |Β WAKEFIELDΒ | HILTON HOTEL | SHEFFIELD | AUGUST 28TH 2016

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Today, was another wedding, second shooting for Mrs Vivienne Myers

It was the wedding of Sarah & Jamie, and I started at Jamie’s family house, with Jamie & the groomsmen,

I then nipped into the brides house on the way to St Michael & Our Lady Church πŸ™‚

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The bridesmaids arrived, so it was time to wait patiently for the bride πŸ™‚

Then it was time for the ceremony.

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A great confetti shot & a few groups shot followed the ceremony.

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Then it was time to take the bride & groom off for a few shots near the church.

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After spending time with the bride & groom, it was a bit of a drive to the Hilton, Sheffield, in time for the wedding speeches.

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We then spent a few minutes around the locks with the bride & groom, before the cake cut & first dance.

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Pre Wedding | Amanda & Dave | Cuerden Valley Park | Leyland | August 13th 2016

Pre Wedding | Amanda & Dave | Cuerden Valley Park | Leyland | August 13th 2016

PRE WEDDING | AMANDA & DAVE | CUERDEN VALLEY PARK | LEYLAND | AUGUST 13TH 2016

I’ve known Amanda since I was younger, as I use to hang around with her brother, but it was

still a pleasure when, at a local wedding fayre, they, Amanda & Dave, cam over to me, and basically booked me on the spot πŸ™‚

Well, that was a few months back, and today was time for their pre wedding shoot.

We chose a local venue, my ‘local’, Cuerden Valley, and I always I love the results (so do Amanda & Dave btw!)

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Sarah & Ross | Beeston Manor | Preston | August 12th 2016

Sarah & Ross | Beeston Manor | Preston | August 12th 2016

SARAH & ROSS | BEESTON MANOR | PRESTON | AUGUST 12TH 2016

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I met with Sarah & Ross a few weeks back for their pre wedding shoot, and since then I’ve really been looking

forward to shoot my 1st wedding, theirs, at Beeston Manor πŸ™‚

I arrived at the brides house first, where Sarah was enjoying the morning with her bridesmaids.

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I left the girls in the trusty hands of my second shooter, Viv, to go and meet the Ross & his best man @ Beeston Manor.

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The bride arrived in style πŸ™‚

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The ceremony was an emotional affair, well it was for Ross πŸ˜‰

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After the ceremony, the bride & groom went off for a quick drive, before we took them for some formals shots of the two of them,

followed by the group shots.

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The speeches followed, and afterwards, we grabbed the bride and groom for some more formals πŸ™‚

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This great day, finished in the traditional way, with a cake cut & the wonderful first dance πŸ™‚

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Tracie & Alan | The Marriage Room | Coldstream | Scotland | August 11th 2016

Tracie & Alan | The Marriage Room | Coldstream | Scotland | August 11th 2016

TRACIE & ALAN | THE MARRIAGE ROOM | COLDSTREAM | SCOTLAND | AUGUST 11TH 2016

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I’ve known Tracie for a while now, so although it was going to be a bit of a trek, I was honoured that she & Alan asked me to photograph

their big day πŸ™‚

It was an early start for me, as its an 3 hour drive to Berwick upon Tweed, where I was meeting Tracie & her bridesmaid.

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After the bridal prep, it was a 20 minute drive acroos the border, into bonny Scotland to meet Alan & his groomsmen,

in a pub next door to the Marriage Room.
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A lovely traditional Celtic ceremony was followed by a quick jaunt to Henderson Park, which is just across the road πŸ™‚

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Then it was time, before the rains came, to grab a few shots of Tracie & Alan, before I headed home, as the reception was the day after πŸ™‚

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Gillian & Darren | Higher Trapp Hotel | Burnley | August 6th 2016

Gillian & Darren | Higher Trapp Hotel | Burnley | August 6th 2016

GILLIAN & DARREN | HIGHER TRAPP HOTEL | BURNLEY | AUGUST 6th 2016

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I met with Gillian & Darren about 2 years ago, after their friend’s wedding, to book this great day πŸ™‚

I met up with them again last week for their pre wedding shoot & from Β there, I knew it was going to be a good wedding!

I arrived at Higher Trapp Hotel, with some dramatic skies – but as with the wedding itself, it just kept getting better & better!

I was joined today, by Viv, which always makes my life easier – not that today was going to hard work!

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Gillian & her bridesmaids were just brilliant – full of joy & laughter.

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Darren & the boys were pretty good too!

Certainty after the hip flask! ha

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Gillian looked stunning coming down into the garden with her brother, to get married to her best friend πŸ™‚

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After the groups, we set off into the grounds of Higher Trapp, were we really didn’t need to pose these 2 love birds! ha

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Some beautiful & emotional speeches followed the wedding breakfast.

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Then it was time to use the gazebo, to make some stunning pics! haΒ DSC07794wedding-higher-trapp-gillian-darren (597)

The first dance finished the day off great, well before the hog roast completed matters anyway! πŸ™‚

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I’ve never done a full blog completely in black & white before, but as I found out, the bride, Gillian, loves black & white

pictures, I thought this was the perfect wedding to do it with πŸ™‚

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Pre Wedding | Pamela & Jason | Rivington | Chorley | August 5th 2016

Pre Wedding | Pamela & Jason | Rivington | Chorley | August 5th 2016

PRE WEDDING | PAMELA & JASON | RIVINGTON | CHORLEY | AUGUST 5TH 2016

Pam, is an old school friend, who got in touch with me a while ago, to shoot her son’s 1st birthday

cake smash. Not meaning to brag, but must have done a good job, as they booked me for their wedding too! ha

The wedding isn’t for a few months yet, but its hard to get these 2 together on the same day, as they’ve got busy lives & jobs πŸ™‚

I managed to pin them down though & must say I’m happy with the results.

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Pre Wedding | Gillian & Darren | Higher Trapp Hotel | Burnley | July 31st 2016

Pre Wedding | Gillian & Darren | Higher Trapp Hotel | Burnley | July 31st 2016

PRE WEDDING | GILLIAN & DARREN | HIGHER TRAPP HOTEL | BURNLEY | JULY 31ST 2016

So a day after ‘the wedding of the year!’ it was time to meet with Gillian & Darren,

for their pre wedding shoot @ their wedding venue, Higher Trapp Hotel.

I’d not seen these two for almost 2 years, since they booked me, but it was great to meet up again.

These 2 are naturals & I can’t wait for their wedding next week now! πŸ™‚

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Vivienne & Adam | Newby Hall | Ripon | July 30th 2016

Vivienne & Adam | Newby Hall | Ripon | July 30th 2016

VIVIENNE & ADAM | NEWBY HALL | RIPON | JULY 30TH 2016

 

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As I’ve mentioned in these pages before, I’ve known & worked with Vivienne for a while now,

so must say, although I was quite nervous, I was honoured that i’d been asked to photograph her & Adam’s

wedding @ the wonderful Newby Hall in Ripon, Yorkshire.

As I arrived, the sun was shining & I knew we were in for a great day πŸ™‚

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The marquee was decorated beautifully, most of which, Viv had done herself πŸ™‚

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It was then time to start work ‘properly’ & get down to some bridal prep, with bride & 10 bridesmaids!!!

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About 12, Adam & the groomsmen arrived & I think he was more than happy with his wedding gifts from Viv.

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Back to the ladies, for Viv to get into her dress, ready for the ceremony.

Alex & Mila, Viv & Adam’s daughters, also dropped by @ this time – looking really cute!

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Not sure there was a dry eye in the house, as Viv stepped out to show her bridesmaids her dress πŸ™‚

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Then it was time for the ceremony – with 10 bridesmaids walking down the isle first, Adam had an anxious wait for his beautiful bride! πŸ™‚

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After letting the bride & groom have some time to mingle, it was time for a few group shots & then for a wander round the

stunning gardens of New Hall, with Viv & Adam.

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We made it back, in time for the wedding breakfast – It was a rather colourful entrance for the bride & groom! πŸ™‚

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The food did look delish!!! Yum!

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I managed to get the bridesmaids together, in between courses, for a few shots too!

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Thean came the speeches – which were very good & very very funny! πŸ™‚

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Viv & Adam decided to go straight into their first dance, after the speeches, with bridesmaid, Lauren, singing for them πŸ™‚

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It wasn’t simply a normal first dance though, as then there were the traditional Jewish celebrations too.

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The sunset was just beautiful – too beautiful to miss, so I grabbed Viv & she grabbed Adam, and out we went!

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After a few more ‘celebrations (!) HA – It was time for the cake cutting πŸ™‚

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It truly was a wonderful day, for more information on Newby Hall, please visitΒ Β http://www.newbyhall.com/weddings-hospitality/weddings/

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