There are some weddings that just stand out. Sometimes it’s the incredible location, sometimes it’s a couple you just click with and other times it’s like shooting inside a pinterest dream wedding. Or in the case of Gemma & James’ wedding at Hengrave Hall yesterday, it’s all of the above.
You may already recognise Gemma & James from a previous post we shared from their engagement shoot. You can find that here if you missed it. If you did happen to see the post, you’ll already know how much fun we had with these two (and Apollo!). Their wedding day was no different and far exceeded any expectations we had for the day.
Hengrave Hall or Italy?
We arrived to a beautiful, warm, sunny day. Already a good start we thought!! It was clear from the moment we arrived that not a single detail had been overlooked. Everything had been carefully considered and meticulously planned. The thought and attention to detail really shone through. Not only did everything look stylish, but their personalities and personal tastes really shone through too, which was so lovely. The fact that Gemma had even had a hand in the design of the bridesmaid dresses for example gave the wedding such a warm, personal feel.
Hengrave Hall is a stunning venue in itself, but yesterday it really felt like you were a million miles away from anything. The courtyard setting for the meal paired with the gorgeous olive trees and lovely weather gave the feel of a “destination wedding”. You could have quite easily believed that you at a wedding in an Italian castle out in that courtyard. It was just beautiful.
Everything ran seamlessly all day, which truly was the icing on the cake. We feel so lucky to have been chosen to photograph Gemma & James’ wedding. It was a real pleasure to have been involved. We cannot thank both Gemma & James, but also their guests for making us feel so welcome.
Below you’ll find just a small selection of photographs that we took yesterday, for Gemma & James to enjoy before they whizz off on their honeymoon. We hope you like the photos as much as we enjoyed taking them.
As always comments for us or the newlyweds are always welcome at the end of this post. We cannot wait to share more from this fantastic day soon.
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