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Sarah & Stephen – Wherstead Park

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Sarah and Stephen got married at Wherstead Park on a lovely long summers day.

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They got married at the top of the stairs, surrounded on all sides by family and friends.

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Our lovely bride’s preparation was relaxed.

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Pro tip – NEVER hang a heavy wedding dress (or anything) on a chandelier. In this case, my assistant was stood behind the dress holding it’s weight, so we had the appearance of hanging it up without actually doing so. I had to find ways to use this wonderful round table!

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I opted to document the rings simply, with elements of the venue as backdrops.

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The flowers.

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I spotted this little event occurring and nudged my assistant, Sophie, to take the shot.

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The final moments of preparation, lacing the back of the dress up nice and tight.

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Some quiet moments in thought as we waited for the time to come and the venue staff to collect the bride.

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Sarah’s father uses a cane, so the stairs would present a challenge. This was remedied by a hand over at the bottom of the stairs to her son to bring them the rest of the way to Stephen.

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Lovely! 🙂

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We had happy tears during this ceremony.

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The traditional exchange of rings.

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I love this sequence.

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With guests lines up on the balconies above, we were able to get a great confetti storm descending down onto them.

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The reception area at Wherstead Park is interesting as I have to assume that it’s the courtyard between 4 buildings which has since been covered over and patio’d. It’s really bright and relaxing, with a few tree’s growing in there.

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The big entrance as husband and wife.

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Speeches!

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Cake cut.

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First Dance.

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Some relaxing together shots in one of the massive side rooms of Wherstead Park.

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Back up to that round table. I loved it and Sarah and Stephen were more than happy to indulge me by scrambling over and under the table to get into the middle.

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Two lovely evening images to finish the day off with.

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