Wedding Theme

Styling an Unforgettable Wedding

Part of our This Is What Makes a Brilliant Wedding series

You got engaged, you already had some ideas for your wedding. Then you got carried away and now you have 3000 Pinterest photos of amazing themes you’ve not seen at a wedding before but could be amazing.

It’s something most people say to me – not word for word – but the overwhelming amount of things you can choose for your wedding adds stress to most couple’s planning. Read More...

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Wedding Venue

Picking Your Dream Wedding Venue

Part of our This Is What Makes a Brilliant Wedding series

This is understandably a big deal – it sets the scene for everything else you plan. The two most common issues: Read More...

Finding somewhere the right size – you don’t want to be crammed in, but on the flip side you don’t want your wedding broken up in to separate rooms with only a handful of people in each.Finding a venue that will give you the freedom you need to put on that amazing wedding you’ve got planned in your head – without forcing this supplier, or those drinks, or an early cut-off time for the celebrations.
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Engagement Advice

Making the Most of Your Engagement Shoot

Part of our This Is What Makes a Brilliant Wedding series

We’ve always included an engagement shoot in our wedding package for a few reasons. Firstly we have large, intimidating cameras – sorry but we need them. Secondly, most people aren’t used to being followed around by a photographer. Chandler smiles are often an issue!

An engagement shoot is the perfect way to become accustomed to having your photos taken, so on your big day you already know us and our cameras, and can simply enjoy your day without giving the photography a second thought. Read More...

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Dunedin Country House Wedding: Christmas & Cosiness

Dunedin Country House Wedding: Christmas & Cosiness

This is a wedding we’ve been looking forward to sharing for a while! Since this year’s winter seems to be setting in, what better time could there be to reflect upon Helen & Danny’s super cosy day?

After meeting Helen at work some time ago, Danny proposed while at Whitby Abbey, in the company of their lovely daughter Rose – and champagne! We first met Helen and Danny at a Wedding Fayre held at Dunedin Country House a couple of years ago, and quickly discovered that they are genuinely the most laid back couple in the world. Read More...

Wedding First Dance

This Is How to Enjoy Your First Dance

Part of our This Is What Makes a Brilliant Wedding series

Ah, the first dance. Whether you think it’s important or not, the chances are everyone will be expecting you to do one. Honestly though, there aren’t many people who relish the thought of dancing around while others stand and watch, so if you’re feeling a little nervous about it – you’re in good company!

We’ve seen a lot of different approaches to the ‘First Dance’ over the years, and gradually, we’ve learnt a few things that you can do to help your photographer get gorgeous photos – even if you’re dreading the whole situation. Read More...

Rowley Manor Wedding: Glamour & A Cake from Nan

Rowley Manor Wedding: Glamour & A Cake from Nan

Lucy & Lee were brought together by a chance meeting in 2007, when Lucy stopped to talk to an acquaintance in the town centre, and was introduced to his friend – Lee! He waited an entire three years, until Lucy was single, to finally ask her out – and insists it was love at first sight. Lee’s initial plan was to wine and dine Lucy on their first date, but they decided to take a trip to Bridlington for fish & chips instead. Read More...

Skidby Millhouse Wedding: Sunsets & Confetti Canons

Skidby Millhouse Wedding: Sunsets & Confetti Canons

Sarah and Rich first met nine years ago at a mutual friend’s house party, with Rich, according to Sarah, spending much of the night trying to convince her to sing Spandau Ballet on karaoke with him! A few years later, while visiting Las Vegas, Rich unveiled one of the most elaborate proposals we’ve heard of. He spent the months beforehand planning, sending multiple emails across the Atlantic, arranging for his proposal message to be written on one of the largest digital billboards not only in Las Vegas, but the world! Read More...

Saltmarshe Hall Wedding: Star Wars & Bouncy Castles

Saltmarshe Hall Wedding: Star Wars & Bouncy Castles

Back in 2011, at the infamous Spiders nightclub in Hull, Steph and Chris were introduced by a mutual friend – and so their story began! After some time spent Facebook stalking each other, they decided to meet up for a few coffees and a beer, and found that they clicked straight away! A little while later, armed with a pocket full of churros, Chris popped the question in the middle of the Humber Bridge. He and Steph had fallen in love with the tasty snack on their first holiday together – with a treat like that, how could she say no! Read More...

Priory Cottages Wedding: A Church on a Hill & Conga Lines

Priory Cottages Wedding: A Church on a Hill & Conga Lines

Jess and Adam’s story began a few years ago, when they were introduced by a mutual friend at a Christmas party. Sometime later, on Jess’ 21st birthday, Adam proposed while they were celebrating in London!

They first heard about us when they were guests at a wedding we photographed a few years back. We clicked the moment we met them and couldn’t wait for their big day!

Jess and Adam decided that they wanted to create a laid back atmosphere, where everybody could simply relax and have fun. Read More...

Interesting Wedding Ceremonies

How to Choose Your Ideal Wedding Ceremony

Part of our This Is What Makes a Brilliant Wedding series

Whatever your wedding planning priorities, I’m guessing that organising the ceremony comes pretty high on your list. It’s the whole reason you’re throwing this huge event, and it’s probably the bit that you’re going to want to remember at the end of it all, right?

So where do you even begin? To some, getting married in a church, and only a church, is super important – and that’s fine! Read More...