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Jen & Andy | The Mansion | Leeds | November 12th 2016

Jen & Andy | The Mansion | Leeds | November 12th 2016

JEN & ANDY | THE MANSION | LEEDS | NOVEMBER 12TH 2016

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This was my second wedding at the Mansion, Leeds, but my first on my own πŸ™‚

It’s a lovely venue, situated in Roundhay Park.

It was a lot colder today, than the last time I photographed a wedding here, but as long as the rain stayed away – we’d be good! ha

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I arrived early to meet & photograph Jen & her bridesmaids.

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Once Andy arrived at The Mansion, I popped downstairs to grab a few shots of the groom πŸ™‚wedding-the-mansion-leeds-jen-andy-211wedding-the-mansion-leeds-jen-andy-207

Back upstairs to see Jen looking amazing in her gorgeous wedding dress.dsc05708d

Back downstairs for the ceremony.

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It was still dry when the ceremony had finished, so we headed outside for the group shots.

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After the group shots, it was time to take the bride & groom around Roundhay Park for some shots of them two πŸ™‚

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Just before the wedding breakfast, we utilised the beautiful staircase for a shot of the lovely pair πŸ™‚

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The speeches.

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Just before the cake cutting & first dance, whilst the dance floor was quite we had to get a shot in front of J&A πŸ™‚

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The Mansion really is a beautiful venue to host your wedding day – for more info –Β http://www.dine.co.uk/venues/themansion/weddings/

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Published Work | Weddings

Published Work | Weddings

PUBLISHED WORK | WEDDINGSΒ 

It’s always nice to see your work published, either in print, or on another website πŸ™‚

Here are a few places where you can find my work, other than here, rbattersbyphotography.co.uk or Facebook.

The first place you can find me (as of 15/11/16) is the front page of a brilliant wedding venue – Oaklands.

 

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http://oaklandsweddings.co.uk/

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For more of my images from this wedding see –Β https://www.mybluewedding.co.uk/emma-mike-oaklands-east-yorkshire-driffield-july-4th-2015/

I was lucky enough to photograph a good friend of mine’s wedding earlier in the year – another photographer to be exact.

Her wedding, firstly made it into the pages of the Daily Mail & then to a full double page spread of Yorkshire Bride …..

Happy is an understatement on the last one!!

DAILY MAIL | DAILY MAIL ONLINE 5/9/16:

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3773619/Who-d-want-12-bridesmaids-Bickering-make-hair-chaos-church-FORTUNE-frocks-brides-opting-multiple-maids.html

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http://www.weddingsite.co.uk/magazines/yorkshire-bride-magazine

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For more pictures of this wedding see –Β https://www.mybluewedding.co.uk/vivienne-adam-newby-hall-ripon-july-30th-2016/

I was also lucky to photograph an old school friend’s wedding a few months back, which has recently been featured in a local newspaper πŸ™‚

LANCASHIREΒ EVENING POST | LEP ONLINE Β 12/11/16:

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http://www.lep.co.uk/news/your-wedding-jason-mccabe-and-pamela-mullen-1-8234801

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For more images from this wedding see –Β https://www.mybluewedding.co.uk/pamela-jason-farington-lodge-leyland-october-1st-2016/

 

Although these aren’t technically ‘published’ images – The photo of Singleton Lodge on these pages IS mine!

Its always nice to see you pictures being used to promote a wedding venue & I realise that Trip Advisor & Late Rooms can’t

be held responsible if someone steals my image & uses it as theirs, but just thought i’d let people know that if you see this image of

Singleton Lodge Hotel, then its mine – taken on an iphone of all things, during the wedding breakfast! πŸ™‚

 

TRIPADVISOR & LATEROOMS.COM:

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https://www.facebook.com/SomethingBlueWeddingsUK/photos/a.509467522482759.1073741827.310595675703279/781145425314966/?type=3&theater

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Pre Wedding | Charlotte & Ste | Cuerden Valley Park | Leyland | October 30th 2016

Pre Wedding | Charlotte & Ste | Cuerden Valley Park | Leyland | October 30th 2016

PRE WEDDING | CHARLOTTE & STE | CUERDEN VALLEY PARK | LEYLAND | OCTOBER 30TH 2016

Cuerden Valley is fast becoming my go to place for local pre wedding shoots, as come

winter, spring, summer or autumn, it always looks great πŸ™‚ It is however becoming tricky to source new places for

pictures, but I think I managed to get some great shots of Charlotte & Ste today – It helped that it was a laugh a minute! πŸ™‚

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Pre Wedding | Jen & Andy | Roundhay Park | Leeds | October 29th 2016

Pre Wedding | Jen & Andy | Roundhay Park | Leeds | October 29th 2016

PRE WEDDING | JEN & ANDY | ROUNDHAY PARK | LEEDS | OCTOBER 29TH 2016

So today I travelled through rain & wind, to sunny (ish) Leeds, for the pre wedding shoot of Jen & Andy.

They’re getting married in a few weeks at The Mansion, which is in the grounds of Roundhay Park, so thought we’d

meet there for a venture around the area … whilst making the most of the beautiful autumnal colours πŸ™‚

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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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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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