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19th October 2017

Hannah and Shaun’s Axford Wedding, Wiltshire


Wiltshire is home to many outstanding venues in which to get married, and as a Wiltshire wedding photographer I’m always intrigued when someone decides to have their celebrations in their own back yard. It can be challenging as a wedding photographer, but there’s a wonderful sense of excitement having to work with something new. I often find I shoot some of my best work at new venues. There’s no tried and tested walks, no done-to-death backdrops and it keeps me on my toes to ensure I get nice portraits of the bride and groom. When I first set eyes upon Hannah and Shaun’s garden I was super-excited, especially in the knowledge that there was a firework display planned for the evening.

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Bridal preparation

brides dress

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bride all set

The Ceremony

As a Wiltshire wedding photographer I was familiar with the village of Axford and its charming little church. Shaun and his groomsmen awaited the arrival of the bride…

and he waited…

and he waited…

Then, the moment arrived…

As the ceremony finished, Shaun had arranged for a brass band to lead the way back to the house with guests falling in behind. Some just couldn’t help but to have a little jig on the way down. Hannah and Shaun certainly had a spring in their step as they led the entourage towards home. Undoubtedly because of their newly found status as husband and wife, but also I suspect because they knew just what awaited the guests in their garden. The sun was shining and they had left no stone unturned in carefully planning a stupendous day for all.

The garden celebrations commenced…


The gods had clearly given their blessing on this marriage as the weather was seriously hot hot hot. Champagne flowed for the adults and the guests celebrated in style as the band played in the hot summer sun. Even the kids had teepees for the shade seekers and trampolines for the thrill seekers.

I couldn’t help but notice the attention to detail throughout all the garden comforts. I learned thy hired in AH Design to take care of that. A smart choice.

The speeches…

Then a few bridesmaids got to the dance floor early to practice their evening moves…

and the evening rolled on…

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Are you getting married in Wiltshire? As a Wiltshire wedding photographer I travel all over the county and beyond. Please don’t hesitate to contact me for a chat about your requirements.

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