Wedding Venue

Sheridan & Matthew’s Pre-Wedding Photo Shoot

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

On Saturday it was Sheridan & Matthew’s Pre-Wedding Photo Shoot at Barton Hall Hotel, Kettering Northamptonshire.

This year I am lucky enough to have three weddings I will be photographing at Barton Hall Hotel, Northamptonshire which will all be unique in their own way. This Grade two listed building is well known for the striking orangery to the rear of the hall which is where most people hold their ceremony and drinks reception.

This was a great chance to talk through some of the details of the couples big day and how they will be making the most of the venue for their wedding photography.

Sheridan & Matthew's Pre-Wedding Photo Shoot, Barton Hall, Kettering, Northants

Sheridan & Matthew’s Pre-Wedding Photo Shoot, Barton Hall, Kettering, Northants

Sheridan and Matthew shared that they prefer more natural photos rather than anything too staged, so it was my job to get them relaxed in front of the camera so I could capture them look comfortable and happy together.

The most important thing for me when shooting multiple weddings at the same venue is to make sure the photography is individual to each couple, especially during the pre-shoots before the couple have put their stamp on the venue. So all though a few of the same areas around the hall are used, its all about adding new ideas to keep the photography fresh.

Sheridan & Matthew's Pre-Wedding Photo Shoot, Barton Hall Hotel, Kettering Northamptonshire.

Sheridan & Matthew’s Pre-Wedding Photo Shoot, Barton Hall Hotel, Kettering Northamptonshire.

Pre-Wedding Shoots are a great way to run through any photo ideas ahead of your big day. It is also a chance for me to see how you are in front of the camera, what your comfortable with and what comes naturally to you. If you or your partner are feeling nervous at the thought of having your photo taken it will help with nerves as you will see I work in a relaxed way.

Pre-Wedding Shoots are included in all of my Wedding Photography packages but are still optional.

 

Rob & Hannah’s Spring Pre-Wedding Shoot

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Rob & Hannah’s Spring Pre-Wedding Shoot took place on Easter Sunday at the stunning venue of Brownsover Hall Hotel, Old Brownsover, Rugby.

This was a new venue for me and from what I had seen on the website, I couldn’t wait to look around. Located on the edge of Rugby, the Grade II Victorian Gothic mansion is surrounded by 7 acres of woodland and gardens which keep the hall a hidden gem.

As you turn off the country road and in to the entrance of the hall you are greeted with a canopy of trees leading you towards the entrance. With walled gardens to cobbled courtyards and forest walks there are so many photo opportunities. After a wonder around the grounds it was time to meet Rob and Hannah to discuss timings and plans for their wedding day. With a log fire crackling in the background it made the hall very inviting and cosy despite the high ceilings and victorian gothic features.

Rob & Hannah's Pre-Wedding Shoot

 

Once we had talked everything through it was back out side to take some photos of the couple. It was a bit chilly but this was nothing to complain about as the forecast leading to the day had warned of rain all day! Luckily the sun made an appearance and stayed for the duration! It really does add to the shots, highlighting areas of the building and shining through sections of the trees.

 Shooting with a mixture of the Canon 24-70mm and 70-200mm lenses I wanted to show the beautiful surrounds but also get some shots focusing closer on the couple.

Rob & Hannah's Pre-Wedding Shoot

I am now really looking forward to Rob and Hannah’s big day where we will get to recreate some of these photo’s with the groom suited and booted and the bride in her beautiful wedding gown.

Pre-Wedding Shoots are a great way to run through any photo ideas ahead of your big day. It is also a chance for me to see how you are in front of the camera, what your comfortable with and what comes naturally to you. If you or your partner are feeling nervous at the thought of having your photo taken it will help with nerves as you will see I work in a relaxed way.

Pre-Wedding Shoots are included in all of my Wedding Photography packages but are still optional.