Walking to the church
Amy got ready at her parents’ home with her five bridesmaids. It was such a lovely relaxed morning, and the sun was shining. So we got some lovely pictures outside before leaving for the church. One of my most memorable moments of the day was the stroll Amy took with her dad and her bridesmaids to the church, which was just down the road. It was so relaxed and lovely, and just felt like we were taking a casual stroll down the road. We stopped for a few photos by the brook next to the church. Then made our way over the bridge and into the church. After the ceremony, Amy and Harry were keen to have some photos on the little bridge leading unto the church as Amy’s parents had pictures there when they got married at the same church many years ago.
Bridal Camper Van
After the confetti throw, everyone made their way to the reception venue. Amy and Harry’s mode of transport was her dad’s pride and joy. Their camper van that he had customised beautifully himself. For the wedding day, it was decked out with bunting and made the perfect mode of transport for Amy and Harry to take them to the venue. Stainton Manor Farm.
Stainton Manor Farm
The Farm reception was very well suited to Amy and Harry’s relaxed vibe. There were hay bales and bunting and herbs on the tables. Inside the barn was quite dark, but full of twinkling fairy lights. It was such a pretty setting and luckily Amy and Harry had the perfect weather for it too. Their guests enjoyed refreshments and canapés outside, before taking their seats for the sit-down meal. Indian food was served in honour of Amy’s Indian heritage. It was delicious!
Myself and my second shooter went for a wander while food was served to the guests. We found a beautiful lake. We were very excited about the prospect of portraits by the lake. We took Amy and Harry for a little walk around it later in the day after speeches, as the sun was going down. We got some lovely sunset portraits by the lake and made use of the glassy reflections it provided at that time of day. Then we joined the party for dancing into the night, with a fabulous funk and soul band providing the music.
All in all, it was a lovely relaxed wedding and we had so much fun capturing all the little moments of the day. As before, I have included just 36 photos (like a roll of film) from some of my favourite parts of the day. However, if you want to see more, there is a lovely little slide-show at the bottom of the post, where you can see more highlights from the day set to some lovely music.
Credit where credit is due:
Venue: Stainton Manor Farm | Florist: Coco in the Country | Hair and MU: Utopia Hair and Beauty |Caterers: Cumin (Nottingham) | Band: Soul Intention | barn Furniture: Mudfords and Retfords | Second Shooter: Carolyn Brown