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Beautiful wedding with Alex and Becky

On Saturday we joined Alex and Becky for their wedding in the beautiful New Forest at the Bartley Lodge Hotel. It has been a favourite venue of ours for a long time so we were both excited about this day.  We met Alex and Becky when we photographed her sister’s wedding back in 2015, “Ian and Laura’s big day” This was also an amazing day so we had plenty to be excited about. Alex is also now one of my cycling buddies and will be joining my cycling club very soon which is also pretty exciting stuff.

We started our day with Becky and the girls at Dad’s house in Wellow, Once again a lovely peaceful vibe and whilst the girls got ready the bubbles flowed and Sue and I got to work. Lots of beautiful details and preparation shots and with almost every shutter click the weather got brighter and better until all we could see were blue skies.

Sue and I then headed off to Bartley Lodge to meet with Alex and the boys, a few fun shots and a few more details and we were happy and waiting for our beautiful bride. Becky arrived a few minutes later in a truly stunning VW camper “sleepy Jean” supplied by our friends at “Vinnies Vintage Vehicles”  I love when our clients get creative with their wedding transport. 😃 A few photos then into the ceremony for a lovely wedding with probably the most emotional reading from Alex’s Mum, Sue that I have ever hear, Beautiful and heartfelt.

Afterwards, we spilt out into the gardens and the sunshine for a lovely hour enjoying the day, Sue and I took some beautiful photos before heading off with Alex and Becky for a few photos in the New Forest with the Camper. Then back to the family groups and in for the wedding breakfast which started with the speeches. 3 really lovely speeches and then dinner.  Afterwards, we headed back outside for a couple more photos before being called in to cut the cake, just after we were dancing and shortly after that our day came to a close.

I was pretty excited to get home and upload the photos today, sure enough, there were some crackers so after a few facebook teasers Sue and I headed off to bed, tired and very happy.

Another absolutely wonderful wedding with amazing people. I hope you enjoy these taster photos that I hope will keep you going until Alex and Becky return from South Africa.

Thank you, everyone, for making this such an amazing day

Jules and Sue x

Here are a few photos from this wonderful wedding I hope you enjoy and love them as much as we do and look forward to your comments and seeing you again soon,

 

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May the 4th be with you……….

Ok cheesy title 😂 but anything but a cheesy wedding day for Matt and Jean on May 4th this year, yes Star wars day!  We met Matt and Jean at a wedding a couple of years ago, you might remember I raved about that wedding back then, not just because it was a lovely day at Rownhams House but because of the people. They were all Foster parents and the children were mostly fostered. Not only a humbling experience but for me a life changing one too.  I met this little lad Lucien, He suffered from several nasty life changing things including cerebral palsy 🙁 but he was the most energetic happy and well behaved little boy I have seen in a long time. It’s true to say I am a people person but this little lad melted my heart, I would have taken him home with me and I feel the same way 2 years on.  🙂

Lucien is Matt and Jeans, little lad……. See my rambling story was going somewhere.

Matt and Jean chose our small day 4-hour package, they were tying the knot at Southampton Registry office and then heading off in a vintage VW camper “Nellie”  to the New Forest Pub which is where the party was going to happen. After a short but lovely ceremony we all headed off to the New Forest pub in convoy, Once there we headed into the gardens for some sunshine and enjoyed an absolutely wonderful afternoon watching the children laugh and enjoy. Once again my heartstrings were tugged. Amazing to see so many children that started life in such a shitty way (sorry, not sorry) having just the most amazing day and life. There are a couple that deserves a proper mention. My little man Lucien, OMG what a complete gorgeous dude, he has grown into a superb little man and walks and gets around just like everyone else now, That’s a Big deal if you saw him a couple years ago. And Jimma,  Again such a massive improvement and so blooming confident too, Matt and Jean, Tracey and Simon you should be so very proud.

After a couple hours on the lawns we came in for the speech, just one, heartfelt and proper just like speeches should be, The kids started dancing and singing haha and the adults took advantage of the setting sun and the New Forest Pub’s blankets too whilst they waited for the BBQ to be served.

Sue and I headed home. Although a short wedding for us, it was again a very special day filled with awe-inspiring people and I feel richer for having met them. I absolutely love what I do but as it goes it pales compared to what some people do in the “goodness stakes”

TOP wedding and TOP people, thank you, Matt and Jean, for letting us be part of your journey.  Much love to you and your wonderful children.

May the force be with you X

Here are a few photos from this wonderful wedding I hope you enjoy and love them as much as we do and look forward to your comments and seeing you again soon,

Family and friends please click here to see all of the photos from Todays wedding.

Please feel free to contact us using the above “contact button” or call  02380 767084 or txt  07720325336

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Mark and Lydia get married

Last year Lydia and Mark contacted us after a recommendation from one of our running pals Carolyn. We met up and spoke about their wedding and booked it in.  They were getting married in a beautiful church in Lower Woodford in Salisbury and best of all the ceremony was being led by a family friend.

Fast forward to last week, We have had several meetings and a million emails and the big day was approaching. I had a call from the vicar “Jo Naish” firstly I was a little worried if I am being honest, normally if vicars are wanting to chat with me it’s to read me the riot act haha, but this was a different phone call, It was all about Mark and Lydia and what we could do as a team to make their day even better, WOW, just WOW, Christianity as it should be, the big fella upstairs would be very happy, I am 100% sure of that.

Saturday arrived and Sue and I headed to the church, Mark and Lydia chose our “older short day” so we started at the church and finish after speeches, We met the lovely vicar Jo, and took a few shots of the beautiful church and guests as they arrived.

When Lydia arrived I was genuinely lost for words. She looked absolutely amazing and full of confidence. Funny but so not what I was expecting 😃 Into the church and a truly beautiful and enjoyable service.  Afterwards, we spilt out into the sunshine for a few photos at the church and then the confetti line.

Sue and I then took Mark and Lydia to a family friends gardens for some photos, this was an amazing space and we had a lot of fun. After some lovely photos, we headed back to Grassmere house for the reception.

Lots of drinks and canapes on the terrace and a few more photos on the lawns before we were eventually called into dinner. Sue and I chilled out whilst dinner was served, generally chatting about how great the day had gone and just how wonderful it was to be part of an amazing family wedding. We are so blessed with our job and I count my lucky stars every day.  After dinner came the speeches.  4 speeches and lots of fun and laughter from them all.  Sue and I said our goodbyes and left the wedding to enjoy the evening, although to be fair it was 10 pm so not much time for dancing, Who cares tho, it was a super chilled, proper family wedding filled with amazing people.

Special thank you to Jo Naish, if my faith needed any reinforcement then JOB DONE!  Mark and Lydia, WOW you guys are amazing and I loved sharing your most amazing wedding with you, Thank you. And everyone else for smiling in the right places 🙂 you make my life easy and enjoyable. X

Here are a few photos from this wonderful wedding I hope you enjoy and love them as much as we do and look forward to your comments and seeing you again soon,

Family and friends, please click here to see all of the photos from Today’s wedding.

Please feel free to contact us using the above “contact button” or call  02380 767084 or txt  07720325336

Check out our wedding prices and Special Offers here 

Check out our beautiful wedding website here

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To see Photos from recent weddings click here

See more amazing photography from an Awesome photographer now or Contact Jules and Sue now to secure your date!

Please read this  15 reasons why you should book us to photograph your wedding

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Sophie, Andy and Jessica

On Friday we took our lovely friends Andy, Sophie and Jessica out locally for a few family portraits and wow what a day we chose, it was beautiful. We have known these guys for a while now because we all ran together, Andy had raced like a million marathons or something close 😃  Sophie too runs Marathons and this teeny tiny Jessica has run a 10 miler!

We are photographing Andy and Sophies wedding in November so this shoot was great to get to know how they would cope in front of a camera out of lycra 😂

We headed for a local beauty spot and spent an hour taking some lovely photos. Absolutely amazing way to spend an afternoon.

We offer great rates and even better for returning clients so why not message me below for details and start your own beautiful family album which you can add to each year and then in years to come you can sit down with the grandchildren and family and look back through the years.  Our studio is a professional studio with air conditioning, private parking and changing and bathroom facilities,  its not our home but we like to make it yours during your shoot.

Sue and I photograph hundreds of portraits every year and I am very proud to say we always get the results we want, we have very much an unhurried approach to our studio work, we often sit down for a coffee with our clients before the shoot and let the kids play in the background with our toys, this make the parents relaxed and the children comfortable and it gives us cracking smiley photos. The difference between us and a high street studio with a strict time limit is immeasurable because unlike them we never rush a shoot. We believe if people are comfortable and happy in our studio then they will come back again and again and it proved to work 🙂

It also helps that we both LOVE what we do………..

We are running some very special portrait offers at the moment so if you’re looking for photos of yourself or your  a couple or a family please take a look because I am sure you will find something that will interest you

portrait special offers

portrait website

buy a portrait gift voucher

If your interested in booking a shoot or have any questions Please feel free to contact us using the above “contact button” or call  02380 767084 or txt  07720325336

 

To see Photos from recent weddings click here

See more amazing photography from an Awesome photographer now or Contact Jules and Sue now to secure your date!

Please read this  15 reasons why you should book us to photograph your wedding

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Clare and her children.

Clare brings her children back to Julian Porter Photography every year and we always have a lovely shoot. Sometimes the 2 older boys come along as well but both working now it’s often just her 2 lovely daughters.

We have such a lot of fun which I hope you can see from the photos.

We offer great rates and even better for returning clients so why not message me below for details and start your own beautiful family album which you can add to each year and then in years to come you can sit down with the grand children and family and look back through the years.  Our studio is a professional studio with air conditioning, private parking and changing and bathroom facilities,  its not our home but we like to make it yours during your shoot.

Sue and I photograph hundreds of portraits every year and I am very proud to say we always get the results we want, we have very much an unhurried approach to our studio work, we often sit down for a coffee with our clients before the shoot and let the kids play on the background with our toys, this make the parents relaxed and the children comfortable and it gives us cracking smiley photos. The difference between us and a high street studio with a strict time limit is immeasurable because unlike them we never rush a shoot. We believe if people are comfortable and happy in our studio then they will come back again and again and its proved to work 🙂

It also helps that we both LOVE what we do………..

We are running some very special portrait offers at the moment so if your looking for photos of yourself or your  a couple or a family please take a look because I am sure you will find something that will interest you

portrait special offers

portrait website

buy a portrait gift voucher

If your interested in booking a shoot or have any questions Please feel free to contact us using the above “contact button” or call  02380 767084 or txt  07720325336

To see Photos from recent weddings click here

See more amazing photography from an Awesome photographer now or Contact Jules and Sue now to secure your date!

Please read this  15 reasons why you should book us to photograph your wedding

83,104,97,114,101,32,116,104,105,115,32,112,111,115,116,58:tsop siht erahS