It’s hard to quite know where to start describing Linzi and Apostoles’ wedding so, as Lewis Carroll wrote, I’d better begin at the beginning.
When Linzi bounded into Moorpark House on the morning of the wedding I think it would be fair to say she was a little giddy. I’m not going to tell you exactly what her first words were to me, but I knew straight away that it was going to be a fun day. When I saw the room the girls were getting ready in it was my turn to get a bit giddy. Huge bay windows, a four poster bed AND a separate French style dressing room. I did seriously consider whether I’d be able to move in.
I always love taking photographs of brides and their maids getting ready. It’s a wonderful part of a wedding day when emotions often run high. The excitement is palpable. Rarely though am I presented with a bride who displays such a wide range of facial expressions and emotions just before she gets married. (I’m also not used to a four poster bed being used for a little headbanging, or for a bouquet of flowers to be treated similarly, but I absolutely loved it).
Thankfully Linzi and Apostoles’ wedding day continued to be full of emotion. There was plenty of laughter during the humanist ceremony, a fair amount more during our couple shoot and we had another large dose during the speeches. Even the dancing seemed especially fun to me and I must make particular mention of some very nimble Grandad moves which I was very impressed with. All in all I’d say that this wedding photography malarkey is alright in my book!