As we watch the leaves of our bright red plum tree trickle down to the floor from our office window (how poetic, I know!) we’re reflecting on a pretty awesome summer. Of course, when you do a job like ours, we’re generally describing the year as awesome, but this summer seems to have really swept us off our feet. After a fantastic spring which saw us return to some of our favourite venues such as South Farm and the Granary Estates, we also shot/saw two of our closest friends get married under the beautiful Scottish sunshine. This year we introduced wedding slideshows, so we’ve mixed in some images and slideshows here.
There is a certain quaint quality to a tipi on a green, and on Polly and Adam’s relaxed and happy wedding day the tipi looked fantastic in the sunshine on the grass by Horningsea Pavillion in Cambridgeshire. We loved the details at this wedding which complimented the tipi – and wish we had thought of the fantastic teatowel wedding invite! Our favourite caterers Puddini provided a deliciously tasty meal of gourmet burgers and cheesecake which was perfect alongside a beer, and as the night cooled the fires were lit the marshmallows came out. Look no further for if you want inspiration for a English country fete tipi wedding and swoon at the romance of it all… Credits at the end…
We joke that if a couple bring a dog to their pre wedding shoot they get a free pet shoot, and certainly Ciara and Lee’s was no exception once we met Juno the Chug! (A pug / chihuahua cross if you are not au fait with your new breeds.) She is the most adorable little pup and that right amount of nuts to have you howling with laughter. We make no apologies for the end of this summer pre wedding shoot being all about Juno!
Ciara and Lee are blessed with some beautiful countryside right from their back garden, so we had a perfect setting in the early evening sunshine to take Juno for a walk, and you’ll see for yourself it’s just glorious. They spent most of their time laughing which is always lovely to see, but particularly as whenever they kissed Lee’s glasses would slip off – so cute, like something out of a Carry On Film!
We met Ciara and Lee after Lee heard us talking to Lauren Laverne on BBC 6 Music and looked us up. They’re a super couple and we are so looking forward to their wedding which brings us to a new venue, the gorgeous looking Tythe Barn near Bicester. Enjoy!