Intimate weddings are weddings where guests are kept to a minimum. For some couples the focus of getting married is not about a big celebration or inviting everyone they know but more about the intimacy of exchanging hand written vows and unifying in their love for each other. Most intimate weddings will have only close family attending, such as parents and siblings and perhaps close friends of the couple. For the wedding photographer, intimate weddings are a joy to capture as they feel much more intense and with so few guests you are able to closely observe all the emotions around you.
In December I had the pleasure of photographing Polly and Matt’s wedding at Bovey Castle. There was so much I loved about their wedding day not least spending time with such a warm and gentle couple. It was my first wedding at Bovey Castle and although I was slightly intimidated by it’s grand facade I […]
This year has been a very happy one for me as I have finally found a lovely balance in my work. As I have mentioned in previous posts I have wanted to start taking on more elopements and small intimate weddings as I just enjoy photographing them so much. Poppy and Luke’s Autumn wedding at […]
I am very lucky to photograph a number of intimate weddings at Millbrook Estate all year round and in all weathers. In February, hurricane Imogen hit the UK bringing a couple of days of apocalyptic weather to Devon. As ever the Millbrook team were ready, ensuring that the heavy rain didn’t spoil Ashley and Marc’s […]
I have been lucky to photograph at a number of new wedding venues this year with the beautiful Polpier House, in Mevagissey, being one of them. Emma and Adam’s wedding was an intimate occasion with only 26 guests sharing the day. Having met with Emma and Adam earlier in the year for an engagement session […]
Jim and Lou’s elopement wedding at Millbrook Estate in Devon was a joy to capture. I adore photographing elopements or what are often called ‘runaway’ weddings at Millbrook Estate. I can slow down a little in how I approach the photography as never is it more important to be unobtrusive when the only guests at […]