Justine & Ray’s wedding at St Lawrence Effingham & Woodlands Park Hotel

What’s the most important thing at a wedding?

Not the venue, the church, the flowers, the food (or even the photographer!) – but having all your family and friends with you to help celebrate the day. And that’s exactly what Justine and Ray had – parents, siblings, kids, cousins, nieces and nephews… and as a result it was a brilliant day.

The weather was being “British”, of course, but that didn’t matter – we were able to do some group photos outside the church and a few more at Woodlands Park, Surrey – and then we continued indoors with photos of the bride and groom. No problem! (more…)

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Liz & Jonathan’s engagement shoot

I know I always talk about the weather when I post photos, but when you shoot outdoors most of the time as I do it’s an important topic! 🙂

Last Wednesday Liz and Jonathan came over to chat about their wedding day plans (they’re getting married at Hartsfield Manor in October) and we took the opportunity to do a quick “engagement” shoot just around the corner on Church Green here in Wonersh. I was hoping for a bit of sunshine, as there’s been some around from time to time this past week, but no such luck – in fact we had to dodge the drizzle at the beginning of our session!

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Sharon & Mark’s Guildford Registry Office Wedding

One of the things that’s fun about photographing weddings is that they come in all shapes and sizes – some are grand affairs with guests numbered in the hundreds, some are low-key, intimate family affairs, like Sharon and Mark’s wedding at Guildford Registry Office.

Everybody was relaxed and happy and the whole thing went off without a hitch – if you don’t count the occasional rain shower which has been such a feature of our summer this year!

After the ceremony we drove to Godalming and took some pictures down by the river Wey, before the wedding breakfast at “Bel & the Dragon“, in the old church on Bridge Street.

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