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“We received the pictures and love them! What a complete dream. They are so amazing thank you so so much!
You really captured the details and the moments from the day so beautifully!
We will treasure them forever! “
– Melanie and Philip

 

If there was ever a prize for ‘Best Wife’s Gift to Her New Husband Award’, Melanie would win it hands down. I remember forgetting that on my own wedding day, in amongst the chaos of planning a wedding, but Melanie not only remembered, she bought her new Husband Philip a vintage car! I feel I have some making up to do ;)

This beautiful wedding took place at the exquisite venue of Hedsor House, a perfect location for any UK bride who loves the light and airy look of fine art wedding photography. The venue was beautifully neutral and filled with lots of lovely natural light and really added to Melanie’s romantic vision for her wedding day.

She chose beautiful dusty grey tulle dresses for her bridesmaids and Philip looked every part the dashing beau in his tuxedo, with matching groomsmen too. 

Philip is from Sweden and they elegantly incorporated both of their nationalities and heritage into the day with Melanie wearing a traditional Swedish Midsummer flower crown, all the men queuing to kiss the bride during their meal if the groom left the room and Melanie’s Dad learning Swedish as a surprise during part of his speech :)

It was a lovely wedding to capture and an honour to capture these precious memories for them forever! 

Wedding Venue: Hedsor House

Fine Art Wedding Photography: Belle and Beau Photography

Dress: Bespoke design by Suzanne Neville

Shoes: Rachel Simpson

A few of my favourite frames from the beautiful fine art wedding of Jessica and Aaron at The West Mill wedding venue in Derbyshire.

That light! *sigh* 

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Jessica and Aaron designed a beautiful fine art wedding day to share with their friends and family at the West Mill in Derbyshire.

I just loved Jessica’s classic Hollywood bombshell look, she just looked radiant all day.

They made much of the beautiful copper details themselves, including that amazing copper flower arch and effortlessly threaded it throughout the day, even to the copper detailing of Lancaster and Cornish bouquet ribbon.

They were a perfect math for each other, and the beautiful golden light at the end of the day only helped illuminate their love for each other through the photography.

Hope you enjoy!

  • Alex - Beautiful Holly!February 20, 2017 – 12:14 pmReplyCancel

  • Imogen Xiana - Oh me oh my! What a gorgeous wedding, that b&w portrait of the bride is a dream! xxFebruary 20, 2017 – 9:37 pmReplyCancel

“They are the most amazing pictures we have ever seen. They are even more perfect than we ever even imagined they would be.
We are so so so happy we picked you to capture our special day, you are truly an amazing artist!
There are just so many to choose a favourite…
We are in love with them all!!!!”
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– Amber and Byron
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This was such a beautiful venue and a really great wedding.

We flew out from Yorkshire to the beautiful Dordogne region of France to capture this wedding day.

Both Bride and Groom worked on yachts in monaco and were free spirits, they had built a business together travelling the world and had planned their wedding day together, they were truly soul mates and it was a joy to be involved in their wedding day.

We met for the first time the day before the wedding and we instantly got on, they had followed my work and they really trusted that I would capture their wedding day in the fine art photography style that I am known for.

The Chateau was picture perfect everywhere you looked and made me love the French rustic style even more than I already do :)

From the moment we drove through the area we knew it was going to be one of our highlights for 2016 and it more than lived up to our expectations.

We feel so fortunate getting to travel the world and capture days like this for a living, what a dream! Amber and Byron we wish you a lifetime of happiness!

  • Emma Jones - You are the master at capturing relationships. Fantastic images – well done!December 18, 2016 – 12:39 pmReplyCancel

  • Lee - Beautiful wedding photos. The couple looks amazing.December 29, 2016 – 7:04 amReplyCancel

  • Catie - Everything is clearly and magnificently captured! Excellent work!January 20, 2017 – 2:55 pmReplyCancel

“Can I just say a HUGE thank you!
They are absolutely beautiful. We are so happy with them!
It’s been lovely to see all those little bits that we missed and I can’t wait to share them with our friends and family. We really do love all our photos!” 
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– Jennifer and Andrew
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A few of my favourites from our lovely Jennifer and Andrew’s beautiful, happy and epically chilled out wedding day in Spain. A big thank you to them both for flying me and Philip out from Yorkshire, UK to capture your wonderful day in the hazy sunshine, this was definitely a wedding we won’t forget :)
(For details of Jennifer’s day and how she planned a destination wedding in spain, see below!)
We’re off to shoot a beautiful wedding in France this weekend, there’s definitely worse ways to earn a living!
 
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(One quick note, we still have a just couple of places left on our Fine Art wedding photography workshop, ‘A Beautiful Way’ in September! It’s set to be a truly amazing day with some of the best wedding suppliers in the industry.  For more details, see here! )
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P H O T O G R A P H Y : Belle and Beau Fine Art Photography
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“We decided on Belle and Beau photography after we were recommended them from a friend who follows Holly’s blog. We had been looking for a while and when we looked through Belle and Beau’s website we loved how pretty and soft all the images were. They were exactly what we had been looking for and more!”
yorkshire-wedding-photographer“We decided we wanted to get married abroad as we had our hearts set on an outdoor wedding. We found Casa de Laila, a glamping/yoga retreat in Southern Spain and straight away loved how pretty and relaxed the venue looked. It was so beautiful with all the flowers and the Palm trees that we knew it wouldn’t need a lot of decorating. We booked our flights out to view it and it more than lived up to what we hoped!” 
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yorkshire-wedding-photographerDRESS AND SHOES: Jenny Packham and Rachel Simpson
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A D V I C E   F O R   B R I D E S :
yorkshire-wedding-photographer“It was so lovely to be surrounded by our closest family and friends, all of whom were so happy for us. It’s so rare to get all your nearest and dearest together like that. We kept the numbers quite low at 50 people in total and that was just perfect. I feel we kept it quite relaxed and informal which was what we set out to do. We wanted our guests to enjoy it and have as much fun as we did.
My advise for any future brides would be to take at least 5 or 10 minutes with your new husband by yourselves so you can have a moment just to think, wow. . .all this is for us!” 

“The photos are beautiful!! We are SO happy, we can’t stop looking at them!

It’s everything we imagined them to be and more, you’ve captured the day so perfectly and made everything look so pretty!

We can’t wait to show them off.. everyone’s receiving a framed print!

Once again, Steve and I would like to thank you for being so amazing on the day.”

– Hannah & Steve
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I had high hopes for Hannah’s wedding to Steve as she first described her wedding to me and told me that she worked for Perfect Wedding Magazine. And her wedding day really was perfect! 

She had the loveliest smile all day and was just so welcoming and friendly, it was lovely to be in their company and capture these beautiful memories for them. 

It took place in the beautiful setting of the Cotswolds at Ston Easton Park with it’s beautiful Palladian architecture. 

The sun shone, birds sang and soft, gentle guitar music filled the air, a truly magical wedding day.

Rachel from The Rose Shed (who I have worked along with lots) surrounded us all with beautiful blooms, I just wish you could smell the roses through these photographs! Hannah’s family are Sicilian so she included lots of Italian touches such as beautiful olive leaves everywhere.  

I knew her day would be so lovely for me to capture from her first excited email to me where she told me “Fine Art wedding photography appears to be the only style of photography that gets us excited! I have fallen in love with idea of soft lighting, the attention to detail and the natural way couples are shot.”

Thank you so much Hannah and Steve, your’s really was the perfect day :) x