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Helen & Nick’s Wedding at Winslowe House

Spring is here (apparently) and it feels like this weekend was the start of wedding season proper. I spent an enjoyable day at Nick and Helen’s wedding at Winslowe House, hidden away in West End, Southampton. With an early ceremony, they packed in a full on celebration, with a yummy hog roast meal and a fantastic band for the evening dancing, and still managed to head off at 9.30pm. It was actually really nice to see them off, and have a proper big end to the day, something that doesn’t happen so much at weddings now.

Here’s a sneak preview from the wedding. The full gallery will be online for friends and family in a couple of weeks when I’m done editing and I look forward to showing off the highlights on my blog.

Many Congratulations to Nick and Helen!

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Natasha & Peter Hayling Island Engagement Photos

Natasha & Peter are getting married in a few weeks on Hayling Island. We met there today for a pre-wedding portrait session on the beach, for a bit of a trial run before the big day. The beach huts provided a colourful backdrop for some fun photos, and the love shack- what a find! We brought some props along for a bit of a beach theme, and I think these made for some quirky photos. Thanks to Natasha and Peter for being great sports and being relaxed and cheerful in front of the camera. I’m really looking forward to our next session on their wedding day where we can build on some of the things we’ve tried to today.

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Nick & Helen’s Pre-Wedding Photos at Winslowe House

Today I met up with Helen and Nick who are getting married soon at Winslowe House in Southampton. I include a pre-wedding photo shoot with my wedding photography as it gives the couples a first taste of being in front of the camera, and me a chance to see how they are with being photographed. Today was a great example: I learned that on their wedding day I will have to look out for Helen blinking ALOT and for Nick to pull that face… 🙂

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Newborn Baby Photography: Introducing Baby Wass

Congratulations to Rob & Debbie, my brother-in-law and his wife, on the birth of Liam Wass.  Born on Friday 19th February at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, this big bruiser weighed in at 10lb 10 ozs! Here are some photos of him at just over 24 hours old (is that 1 day old, or 2 days old?? ), just before leaving hospital.

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Shona & Ben’s London Wedding

Ben and Shona invited Jeff and I to their 30th birthday party in London at the weekend. We didn’t twig Ben’s birthday isn’t in December until we got the second secret invite- they were getting married that day and they had a favour to ask. The wedding was held at Islington Town Hall, an intimate ceremony with just close family present. After the nuptials everyone headed into Farringdon to the basement wine bar Vivat Bacchus for fizz and speeches before sitting down for the meal. It was nice to return in the evening minus camera and enjoy the evening with friends, when Mr & Mrs Murray revealed what they’d been up to for the day.

Ben & Shona- thanks for sharing the secret and may we wish you both the best of luck and congratulations on your marriage!

Here’s some previews from the day…

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Gemma & Jon’s Wedding at Rhinefield House

 Gemma & Jonathan got married on a very blustery day in the New Forest. Rhinefield House was finely decorated with a rich autumnal theme and Gemma brightened things up in a gorgeous red wedding dress. I thought I my unbroken ‘no rain’ record for 2009 would surely be over, but the wind proved to be more of a problem. Think Gemma lost her veil at least 3 times while we went out for a brief photo session. I hear the blown-to-bits look is in for winter 2009 brides 🙂 Back indoors, it was a warm and relaxed wedding with some lovely people and memorable moments.

Here’s some sneak previews of their wedding photos. The full gallery is now online for friends and family and is passworded with the bride’s maiden name.

Gemma & Jon, many congratulations and I hope you have a wonderful life together!

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I’m sure the photos of me running round like an idiot trying to catch the veil were funnier but sadly I was the only one with the camera 😉

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You are welcome to leave your comments and congratulations for the happy couple below.