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. This brings its own unique set of challenges to a wedding photographer, but there’s a wonderful sense of excitement when 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 trying to get new and fresh portraits of the bride and groom. When I first set eyes upon Hannah and Shaun’s garden I could hardly contain myself, especially as there was a rather special firework display planned for the evening.

The Ceremony

Any Wiltshire wedding photographer will know of the charming little church in the town of Axford. Shaun and his groomsmen awaited the arrival of the bride, and he seemed pretty relaxed…



Then, the moment arrived…


Axford Church Wedding Photographer


As the ceremony ended, 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 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.

Axford Wedding Photographer Wiltshire




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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