creative portrait of bride and groom

Last year I had the huge honour of photographing Cherry and Ben’s amazing Chinese wedding at Skinner’s Hall in London, a unique and timeless wedding venue. This was a wedding which I had been looking forward to for a long time for lots of reasons. It was obvious even though we had only met over Skype that Cherry and Ben would be a brilliant couple to work with, so genuinely nice and kind, Skinner’s Hall looked like an incredible wedding venue and this was a wedding which again saw me traveling to London and it seems that every wedding I photograph in London is amazing!

And, just as I had hoped, this was a wedding which turned out to be just as good as I had hoped, if not even better. This was mainly due to the fact that Cherry and Ben are one of the nicest couples you could ever meet and, for me as a wedding photographer, they both totally wear their heart on their sleeve and are not afraid of showing their emotion. I love that. My work is all about capturing real moments and genuine emotion in a documentary reportage style, so when you have a bride and groom who show so much, it makes the job even more incredible. Some of the photographs I took at this wedding ended up being my favourites of the year and it was all down to Cherry and Ben being so happy and showing their happiness to everyone – amazing.

Cherry and Ben got married at the beautiful St Bartholomew the Great church, a truly magnificent place which is actually London’s oldest parish church. The ceremony was packed full of emotion and so nice to photograph. After the ceremony so made our way back to Skinner’s Hall for drinks, confetti, a Chinese tea ceremony, speeches and lots of amazing dancing!

Skinner’s Hall itself is a historic wedding venue set in the heart of the city. It has an unrivalled collection of art and historic furniture and is full of character. It is the perfect backdrop for a wedding, so photogenic and elegant. I absolutely loved being a wedding photographer there.

Thank you so much again Cherry and Ben for asking me to be a part of your amazing wedding at Skinner’s Hall. It has been so nice getting to know you both and I am so pleased you are both so happy with your wedding photographs. It was a pleasure working with you and I wish you both a life time of happiness together.

Here are just a few of my favourite photographs from your wedding in London:

beautiful evening photograph of bride and groom inside Skinners Hall
Chinese bride getting ready for wedding
chinese bride having make-up put on
silhouette photograph of bride having make-up put on
bride getting ready on morning of wedding
bride and friends on morning of wedding at Skinners Hall in London
bride laughing
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groom and best men crossing the road in London
bridesmaids laughing on wedding day morning
Chinese bride laughing as she gets in to wedding dress
bride putting on wedding dress
groom signing register
groom looking nervous before first look
happy bride looking at groom for first time
beautiful portrait of Chinese bride
close up photograph of bride and groom together
bride getting out of wedding car at St Barts church in London
bride walking down the aisle with father
bride walking down the aisle at St Bartholomew the Great in London
bride laughing during wedding service at St Bartholomew the Great in London
wide angle shot of wedding at St Bartholomew the Great in London
bride's father handing over daughter's hand
wedding vows at St Bartholomew the Great in London
bride and groom laughing together during wedding ceremony
newlyweds laughing with guest
happy bride hugging friend
happy bride and groom portrait at Skinner's Hall in London
beautiful portrait photograph of newly married couple
bride and groom walking together in Skinner's Hall in London
group photograph inside Skinner's Hall in London
happy bride with bridesmaids in group shot
bride and groom walking through confetti
Chinese tea ceremony at Skinner's Hall in London
father of the bride wedding speech
bride laughing during father's speech
emotional moment during wedding speeches
first dance at Skinner's Hall in London
bride and groom dancing during wedding reception


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