So I had the pleasure of photographing the wedding of Caroline & Eddie and boy what a day to get married on. The weather had been a little all over the place over the past weeks, but the sun gods were on our side today and it was a scorcher! Our lovely couple had planned for their big day to be held at The Royal Beach Hotel in the heart of Southsea and what a location this is. You have the seafront on your doorstep and the stunning pier just across the road which I had my eye on for our portrait shoot later in the day.
First up thou, I started the morning with Caroline and her sister Jo, who had been given the very important job of Bridesmaid. We were situated in the honeymoon suite at the hotel, the perfect area for the morning preparation, this room was huge! Caroline was having her hair and make up done by the lovely ladies from 3 Angels Hair & Beauty, who are just fantastic and we all had a great laugh. Here are some images I captured of Caroline and her preparation in the morning…
Eddie was planning to arrive at the hotel in style and I think you’ll all agree he definitely did that. He had chosen his best friend Mark to be his best man and it was down to him to keep the nerves at bay. All seemed nice and calm thou and it was a pleasure to see Eddie happy and smiling….. well what do you expect, he was about to marry the girl of his dreams. Here are some images I captured of Eddie and Mark as they awaited the beautiful bride…
Back with Caroline and it was time to attack the dress. It was down to her bridesmaid Jo to lace her up and this is probably one of the most important jobs of the day. I would always recommend practising lacing up a dress if you are having someone do it as it can be quite tricky. It always seems to fall down to me to help out, but its all part of the job. Here are some images I captured as Caroline took her final steps as a finance to become a wife…
Now its time to say a huge thank you to both Caroline & Eddie, one for choosing me to be their photographer on such a special day but also for having such a great laugh and being the perfect couple to photograph. Boy did we all laugh! You guys are just amazing together and I really do hope you have the most amazing life together. Here’s to many years of happiness and all the little adventures you have planned.
I’d also like to say a huge thank you to everyone that attended their lovely day. We all had a laughed and there were even a few tears amongst the crowd and you guys really did make my day fun and easy. If anyone is currently planning their special day, please feel free to give me a shout, I would love to be a part of yours too. Also feel free to leave a message in the comment section.
But before you go and for the grand finale….. here are some more images from their big day and I think you will all agree, they look stunning together!
Lots of love
WEDDING VENUE - The Royal Beach Hotel
DRESS - JJ’s House
HAIR & MAKE UP - 3 Angels Hair & Beauty
FLOWERS - Leigh Roberts
SUITS - Debenhams
CAKE - Marks & Spencers
PHOTOBOOTH - CJR Photo Booths
Together, Forever, Believe & Achieve