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2012 Brides and Grooms

Posted on December 31, 2012

Here’s a quick collection of all our 2012 weddings. A massive thanks to all our Brides and Grooms for a great year.

Happy New Year!

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Take a moment out on the big day!

Posted on November 14, 2012

With every Bride and Groom that selects us for their Wedding day we always recommend taking 30 – 40 minutes or so out of the afternoon / evening for some private photos of just the two of them. The perfect time for this is usually just before dusk when the sun is setting and the light is much softer.  At this time of day it usually means that the main parts of the day, such as ceremony, meal and speeches are over with and it is then just the evening celebrations to look forward too.


The beauty is, we only usually have to step outside the reception venue doors for it; most wedding venues will have a picturesque backdrop – a few trees, maybe a lake – even if it’s just a patch of open green space, this will suffice. This intimate shoot will normally take a similar route to the pre-wedding shoot, where there is nothing too posed or cheesy – just you guys holding hands, cuddling, kissing and whispering in each others’ ears. It’s really as simple as that! The results of which are normally the pick of the album too!


Here are just a few of our favourite bride and groom shots.


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Felicity and Matt

Posted on November 5, 2012

A vintage themed and a wedding venue to dream of set the scene for Felicity & Matt’s wedding back in the height of summer.

The beautiful Bride was surrounded by her lovely bridesmaids all morning, sipping champagne, eating yummy looking cupcakes and helping her get ready for the big day ahead. The Mother of the Bride had made the amazing bridesmaids dresses herself, which gave the look a very unique feel and they matched Felicity’s gorgeous wedding dress perfectly. Whilst all this was going on the boys had a surprise in store for Matt as he was getting ready into his wedding attire; a white stretch limousine to take them to the venue!
The ceremony and reception were held at The Priory Barns, Little Wymondley and the venue fitted their theme perfectly. Tables laid with Cath Kidston style jam jar favours and shabby chic decor throughout, a lot of effort had gone into this big day and a lot of love too. It really did look fantastic!

After a quick game of oversized Jenga, a bounce on the space hoppers and a quick pose on the Custardface Photography LOVE box we took the newlyweds for a wonder in the sunset where we were able to take some lovely photos of the happy couple; perfect timing!

After the meal and speeches were done the Blue Rinse band set up and played on into the summers evening and certainly kept the dance floor filled and moving; it’s always a good sign when everyone is dancing and enjoying themselves at the end of your big day. They were a fab band (highly recommended) and topped the day off just nicely.

A great day – congrats again to the new Mr and Mrs Rawling!

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Emma and Jason

Posted on June 29, 2012

I was quite excited to write this blog and show off a selection of images from Emma and Jason’s wedding a few weeks back, not only because it been a while since I last posted (and I still have lots more blogs to update by the way) but St Andrews Church in Biggleswade was held where my wife and I got married 3 years ago, so going back as a photographer felt much more special on this particular day and obviously the venue was very familiar to me.

This was one of my popular full day wedding shoots, so the images I captured on the day ranged from the getting ready in the morning right through to the getting merry in the evening, and as you can tell by the photos the weather was particularly kind this day (as it usually is for me – good omen for all my future bride and grooms there..!).

As I was getting some last minute shots in the morning of the lovely Emma in her wedding dress all of a sudden the two young bridesmaids burst with excitement as they saw a big red London bus slowly reversing down the tight road to collect the bridal party and take them to the Church. Nice work driver!

As mentioned above the service was held at St Andrews and is a truly magnificent church, and dates back to around 1340 originally so lots of fabulous detail to explore (check out the b/w photo of the couple kneeling at the front). After a few group shots outside everyone piled onto the bus for a 30 minute drive up the A1 to Chesfield Downs Golf Club; they had previously dropped their cars off there in the morning and got a lift down to the Church; this is a great idea for all future bride and grooms out there by the way as it guarantees guests arriving at both venues at the same time, so no excuses for people getting lost or being late etc.

After a little intimate shoot of the beautiful Bride and the handsome Groom over the golf dunes by the lake (cue the crazy golf buggy driving) they sat down for their wedding breakfast in the lovely and well lit conservatory area, and we were there during the course of the afternoon and evening capturing the wedding day as it unfolded in our usual unobtrusive manner. A great day all round and congratulations again to Emma and Jason!

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Chelsey and James

Posted on April 26, 2012

Easter Weekend saw the very first of our ‘2012 season’ wedding and it was an absolute cracker to get the year started!


Having only met the lovely couple, Chelsey and James (and of course little TJ too!) for the first time a few weeks prior on their pre wedding shoot on Biggleswade Common you wouldn’t of thought it as instantly we were treated like one of the family on the Wedding day and made to feel very welcome indeed, which makes us enjoy the wedding even more!


Chelsey and James were only after a few hours coverage on the wedding day but we certainly crammed a hell of a lot into that short timeframe and they had us earning our money ! The service itself was held at Biggleswade Registry Office and the reception was in the lovely barn at the White Horse in Southill. As you can see the Bride looked absolutely stunning, and equally James looking very handsome in his uniform (and very shiny shoes!). Here are a few pics from the afternoon which I hope you can get a feel for how great a day it was. We wish them many, many years of wedded bliss!


Wedding Dress- Lady B, Bedford / Wedding Flowers- The Flower shop, Biggleswade / Brides Hair- Daisy Farrell / Brides Make-up- Sasha Wren, Biggleswade / Wedding Car – Alexanders Chauffeur Cars, Biggleswade.


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