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Andy and Kimberley get married at Rivervale Barn

On what was a very cold and snowy Easter weekend we joined Kimberley and Andy for their wedding on the Saturday which was help at the lovely Rivervale Barn in Yately Nr Camberley,  Sue and I are very lucky in that we travel all around the UK photographing amazing weddings and one of our favourite venues of late has been Rivervale Barn, the light is amazing the grounds are just beautiful and together this makes for the most amazing wedding venue.

We started our day with Kimberley and the girls in the preparation bedroom for some lovely relaxed detail shots as well as Kimberley stepping into her beautiful wedding dress.  We then met with Andy and the boys, Andy, Andy, Andy and Liam,  yeah it was confusing 🙂  It was not too long before the harpist started playing and we were led into the ceremony room, First the bridesmaids and then our beautiful bride who looked simply breathtaking. As her Daddy walked her slowly down the isle she never once broke her gaze from Andy, it was so romantic and the silenced room just watched and watched.  After a lovely ceremony we headed back into the main barn for drinks and nibbles and then out into the chilly courtyard for family photos which we finished pretty smartish 🙂

We then took Andy and Kimberley out into the gardens for some portraits where it was just starting to snow,  can you believe it Snow at Easter !!! thankfully it never came of anything and after a few lovely and very well planned portraits we headed back into the warn and into the beautifully decorated wedding breakfast. After a wonderful wedding breakfast and some rather emotional speeches we setup our Funtime fotos which is our wedding photo booth and we started the fun 🙂  we broke away to photograph the cake cutting which was a selection of lovely cupcakes and a top tier of lovelyness all covered in the most amazing sugar flowers. Then out to the Band for the first dance then back for the last hour to finish our Funtime before Sue and I said our goodbyes and headed off home after a very long but so much fun wedding day.

It would be wrong if I never game a massive shout out to everyone for making the day so much fun but none more that Andy and Kimberley,  cold and snowy goes so well with those warm and wonderful smiles.  Thank you X

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Hampshire wedding photography – Simon and helen get married at Rivervale Barn

Thursday saw our first wedding of this week with the lovely Simon and Helen at  Rivervale Barn in Yately ,   We started our day with Helen in the cottage attached to Rivervale which has to be one of the prettiest preparation rooms attached to a wedding barn in Hampshire, here we did a few preparation shots, Helen arrived about 40 minutes late 🙂 so time was tight to say the least but we managed to get everything covered between us,  After this we headed outside to see Simon and the boys for a few photos by which time the rain had started drizzling but not to be put off we headed for the gardens,  we then headed back to Helen and into the beautiful ceremony room for a lovely service.

Afterwards we headed back into the main hall for the drinks reception because it was now hammering it down with rain but with big smiles we carried on and got some fun photos including our family groups back in the wonderful ceremony barn.  We also took Simon and Helen back into the cottage for some lovely relaxed portraits just in case the weather continued although I was pretty sure it would hold up at some point,  the guests were then seated for dinner and Sue and I headed off for some food, we returned after the mains and low and behold there was a break in the weather so we took Simon and Helen out into the gardens for some great portraits. We then went into the evening with a few more photos, then cake cutting and first dance.

I was asked by a guest if I hated wet weddings and she said “I bet you feel sorry for Helen” to which I replied no I don’t hate wet weddings and no I don’t feel sorry for Helen, It had been an AMAZING wedding day and one that I am sure Helen and Simon would look back on fondly for many years to come. Rain definitely does not stop play, Sue and I are proud of what we do and wet or dry that does not change, weddings are unique, organic, personal, wonderful days and as such each deserves the very best no matter what is put in our way,  We honestly love them all 🙂   I am pretty sure looking at the smiles Helen and Simon loved their day too !



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Weddings of 2011 with Jules and Sue

Its come to that time of year when we reflect on our years weddings and look forward to another amazing year of weddings in 2012,  this year we photographed 31 weddings which was 1 over our target of 30,  in previous years we have had a target of 40 but this year we decided to cut it down to 30 weddings to give us a little more time together with the family which is so important, we only went over by 1 to accommodate one of our lovely bridesmaids from a previous wedding.

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These photos are in no particular order, This first couple are the lovely Joe and Abbie who got married at Minley Manor on an amazing day, we had a lot of fun and have really enjoyed getting to know them, as with all our Military weddings it was a great day, highlighted by the most amazing firework display in the evening and the fact that it was our longest wedding ever.

This next photo was taken at Lainston House in Winchester which is very local to us, Adam and Mandy got married on our wedding anniversary 3rd September and as a treat they gave us dinner in a very romantic room 🙂 unfortunatly we had the grumpy bloody videographer there too hahaha.  We had a great day with lots of sunshine tho and it was a fab way to celebrate our anniversary.

This wedding with Jeremy and Sarah was at the amazing Elvetham in Hartley Whitney,  it was a last minute booking for us but none the less amazing, great location with real fun people and wonderful weather and lots and lots of champagne.

Caroline and Will got married on there own trout fishery in the Meon’s  we met them a few years earlier when they won a voucher and we took photos of them and there dog Basil, the wedding day was amazing as was the weather, great ride back to the fishery for all the bridesmaids in Will’s tractor, so much fun its hard to fit it all into a couple of lines.

This next couple are David and Sarah who got married at Sarah’s parents house in Milton Keynes, David is a pilot and they have moved to Dubai for his work, I am sure they are in for a wonderful life together and we would like to wish them the best for there very exciting future over there.

Our next couple is Major Simon and Ebba 🙂  These 2 live all over the world  and found us online, we got to know Ebba via email and built up a lovely friendship, it was like photographing an old friends wedding at the amazing Brompton Barracks in Kent again the day flowed like a dream.

This next lovely couple are Adrian and Sarah, they got married at Burcombe manor on what can only be described as a pink wedding day 🙂  Sarah loves pink and I must say it was done very well indeed, another amazing couple, we stopped in a field on route to get this photo that Sue took before heading off to Burcombe, we had lots of rain but that never stopped the fun.

Tom and Laura 🙂  wow what a day, they got married in Salisbury and there reception was at our local and very popular Rhinefield House in the new forest which was a bit of a trek but well worth it,  we had a wonderful day and so much fun with these 2 and there families.

This next wedding was at Northbrook Park in Farnham which again has become very popular with us, Andy and Issy’s wedding was a lovely day, filled with amazing details and great people, our great friend Chef Gary cooked there wedding food and you all know how I feel about his cooking.

Jan and Angela got married at the beautiful Parley Manor on a lovely wednesday, such a lovely day and a fun couple who really knew what they wanted, lots of amazing details and the amazing singing waiters too. We just delivered there album in fact last week and it was our largest yet 50 amazing pages 🙂

Jodie and Alex were married in Gaynes park in Essex, if you look at there blog post here I think you will agree that its the most amazing wedidng venue.

Patrick and Laura were married at the Barn at Bentley which is a lovely venue, great couple and wonderful guests made this a very memorable wedding for us, we always enjoy barn weddings and they dont come much better than this one.

Helen and Keith were married at Audleys Wood in basingstoke on a chilly but sunny day in November, beautiful wedding and couple, Keith is a submariner so we had a lot of fun including a sword fight 🙂 now you don’t get one of those at every wedding.  use the search button below to find there blog post.

This next wedding was actually our last of 2011 with peter and Anabell and it was at the Clock Barn which again is a barn venue,  Lovely people made this day, I am not a huge fan of the staff at the Clock barn but that does not stop us getting amazing breathtaking photos, its all about the couple and there guests.

Richard and Adele were married at the Bartley lodge hotel in the new forest and had the most amazing wedding, we really enjoyed getting to know these 2 and I think it shows in there photos,  Such a lovely close family and I am very pleased to say that we keep in touch often through Facebook as we do with lots of our couples.

Ben and Jo were married at the delighful Careys Manor which is another favourite new forest venue for us,  We took Matt, another photographer along with us who also got some great images, we occasionally do this if we have larger weddings or in this case time restraints,  another lovely wedding and worth seaching here for.

Ben and Perry were married at there local church in Landford and then the reception back at Bens parents house which is a stud at landlord, amazing weather and day with lots of great music.

Medhi and Carol got married at al Elmers Court in the new forest,  the day will forever stick in my mind, Medhi was from France and Carol from Zimbadwe so we had lots of language issues to deal with but a whole lot of fun as well.

Simon and Alia had a wonderful wedding up at Northbrook Park in Farnham and it was an amazing day filled with all sorts,  we had 3 ceremonies lots of music and dancing and a whole lot of amazing people, such a great day finishing with a traditional Jewish chair dance, so much fun.

Stuart and Sarah’s day was a wonderful day, set at Rhinefield House in the new forest and it was a lovely day, we had the most amazing time with some great portraits and a whole lot of fun.

Dan and Laura will always hold a special place in my Heart,  we knew Laura before she met Dan so we were so excited when they announced there engagement, of course we were so happy to shoot there wedding which tok place at the ford social club.

This next wedding was another Careys Manor wedding, David and Claire are from Dubai  so all arrangements were made via email and although it was a shorter wedding for us we had a great day and it turned out to be a highlight wedding for us, such an amazing couple with so much love to share.

This next wedding was at the Di Vin in Winchester with Kevin and Ellen back in February, it was a great day with lots of our clients there including Matt and KJ from 2006 so it was like a bog family wedding for us.  lots of fun and some amazing donuts !  need I say more 🙂

James and Kelly were married at Richmond Park in London in Pembrooke lodge and it was a wonderful day, we had a surprise when Peter Crouch walked by so with James being such a footie fan I asked Peter if he would mind a photo, of course he was happy to, in fact it was the day that Peter announced his engagement, perfect timing or what !

Clint and Charlotte  live in Australia but we met them a few years ago when Charlotte was a bridesmaid at another wedding,  we kept in touch via Facebook and email and when they decided to get married we were there 🙂  they got married at East Horton  golf club which Charlottes family own, another great wedding.

Peter and Karen live in Canada and got married at Cain Manor in Surrey on the most amazing Autumnal day, it was very cold but the light was amazing as you can see with Sue’s shot below.  another fun filled cain manor wedding.

Kim and Stewart were married at Pitt hall Barn,  an odd venue actually on a working farm and in my opinion better suited to a much smaller wedding but none the less it was a nice day, the ceremony took place in a church in Whitchurch and then its a fair drive to pitt barn but a lovely couple and great wedding guests.

Rich and Nikki got married at the lovely Tythe Barn in Petersfied,  it was a great wedding, lots of fun and unexpected sunshine 🙂  Sue and I had worked with Nikki who was a model lots of times so this truly was a very special day for us.

Steve and Natalie got married at Rivervale Barn in Yately which is a sensational barn and a lovely place to get married, it makes for a perfect reception venue too, lovely grounds and amazing views. This was a great wedding for us with lots of friends and one that we will never forget.

Andy and Katy found us online for their Avington Park wedding, it was a lovely day filled with sunshine and amazing weather, we had lots of fun first at St Peters church in Winchester and then Avington.

Peter and Anna met us at 2 friends weddings over the past few years so it was a sure bet that we would join then at theirs 🙂  we had the most amazing day at the church and then Gatestreet Barn where the sun shone continually.  Lovely people and great day.

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We had a great year, what do you think ?





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Steve and Natalie tie the knot @ Rivervale barn

On Friday we joined Steve and Natalie for their farytale wedding at Rivervale Barn in Yately, This was our first Rivervale wedding but I hope not our last.  We started our day with Nat and the girls at the casa dei cesari hotel also in Yateley for some hair and makeup and then drove to Rivervale for Nalatie to dress, At this point we met with Steve and the boys for a few sunny arrival shots which was a lot of fun, we also met with the lovely Hants registrars who derserve a mention because as always they were polite, efficient and very accomodating.  We then wandered back to Nat to finist with a few shots before we headed into a very emotional, tear filled ceremony, Tears for the right reasons, it was such an amazing joyful experience and barley a dry eye in the house, except me of course 🙂

After one of the best ceremonies I have experienced we walked out into the sunlit courtyard for drinks and Canopes and then a few relaxed family groups out in the gardens, we then took Nat and Steve off for some portraits and then into dinner for the most scrumptious beef meal, During and after the meal (well between courses) we wandered around and did a few relaxed shots of the kids and the obligitory naughty table which was a lot of fun, we then jhad the speeches, I bet on Dad’s speach being 6 minutes long,  Well it was nearly 28 minutes so I lost :-), incidentally Linsey (Nats sister) won, maybe we should question her partner Ben’s management of the bets 🙂  only messin Ben LOL.

After the speeches we had some fun time dancing, sadly we could not go outside again because the rain had come but no complaints from anybody because it had been an awesome day.  We then did a few evening portraits before heading for home after what was an amazing wedding.

Sue and I were so pleased to be sat with our good friends and clients Aaron and Giordana as well as their family, Dee, Marcus and Ben, Thanks Nat and Steve 🙂

Sue and I would love to thank Aaron and Giordana and Lynsey for reccomending us, everyone at the wedding for making it so much fun, Steve and Nats Parents for treating us like family and of course Steve and Natalie Tyler 🙂  for looking after us and being so much fun on the day, you guys rocked!

Jules and Sue x

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Steve and Natalie and there Rivervale Barn engagement shoot

Last Wednesday we met with Steve and Natalie at the beautiful Rivervale Barn in Yateley Hampshire to look around in preparation to their wedding there in June, we were not disappointed, the barn itself is beautiful and the gardens will make for amazing wedding photos and we cant wait to share Steve and Natalies big day.

We Met Steve and Natalie back in 2008 when we photographed the beautiful wedding of  Aaron and Giordanna,

We are both looking forward to spending the day with Steve and Natalie, they are such a lovely couple.



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