When James went on a night out with best friend Ben he was not expecting to find romance and certainly not that he would be meeting the girl of his dreams! But it was James’ night when he met Shelly and they instantly hit it off! Now years later they share a life together, a house together, a cat together and most importantly a family together. James and Shelly love each other, that is so apparent. It is the shared adoration they have for their little girl Fliss however that makes you realise their love is even stronger than the power of two, it is that of a family. And thus it was no surprise that family was there in abundance on their wedding day! Parents, siblings, aunties, uncles and cousins! It was a joy to witness such an extensive and tight knit family come together and celebrate the wedding of two people they love dearly. Thank you very much for letting us share in this, it was amazing to be a part of.
Shelly was the most radiant bride on her wedding day. She looked absolutely gorgeous when we met her One of the hair artists from Segais Hair Design in Wantage styled Shelly’s hair and her fabulous headpiece beautifully in the morning. Shelly also chose really elegant jewellery to wear, which complimented her fine bone structure and really emphasised her flawless skin.
Shelly’s stunning Justin Alexander bridal gown from Lucille’s bridal boutique of Macclesfield was romantic and elegant. Her gorgeous Marc Jacob pumps from Selfridges were a fabulously quirky and fun twist that really worked with the dress and gave the look something different.
Not only is James into his cars, but in particular he is mad about Mini Coopers. And how better can this love be represented on the day than through these ultra cool and quintessentially British Paul Smith Mini Cooper cufflinks!
We weren’t allowed to photograph during the ceremony but we still captured some great moments before and after the service to remember this special moment by.
The reception was held at the fantastic Cotswold wedding venue Dormy House near Broadway Worcestershire, a stunning 17th century converted farmhouse in the gorgeous Cotswold countryside. The grounds and surrounding countryside made for some amazing signature images of the bride & groom and was an immensely rewarding landscape to shoot in.
The below images just exemplifies that our couples love photography as much as we do and trust us to do things a bit differently at times to capture those wow signature images. We spotted this golden grass near the grounds and James & Shelly knowing us quite well at this stage were more than up for using this dramatic setting to get these beautiful and artistic shots. This is what our couples love and book us for!
These images at the cosy Dormy House fireplace were a fabulous end to their wedding day in photographs, the party itself I am told lasted a bit longer! Thank you again James and Shelly for having us capture your memories on the day, it was a real privilege.