Wedding Photographer: Ripley Castle, North Yorkshire: Ged & Jo

Amy & Andy were the Wedding Photographers at Ripley Castle for the wedding of Ged & Jo.

Weddings at Ripley Castle are a privilege for a photographer – it really is a stunning venue. Ged & Jo were married in the All Saints Church, Ripley and then the wedding moved into Ripley Castle itself. Weather is often a concern in the UK but for Ged & Jo it turned out beautifully and everyone was able to make the most of the setting. Let’s see some images!

Last minute organising.
Wedding Photographer UK - Groom, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Expert make-up by Ariane Poole.
Wedding Photographer UK - Bride, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Guests arriving at All Saints’ Church in Ripley. Love this one.
Wedding Photographer UK - Guests arriving, Ripley Castle, North Yorkshire

Obviously relaxed – still outside the church at this point.
Wedding Photographer UK - Groom, All Saints' Church, Ripley, North Yorkshire

I particularly love this image of Jo, her Dad and the bridesmaids making their way up the path to the church.
Wedding Photographer UK - Bride & Groom, All Saints' Church, Ripley, North Yorkshire

We weren’t allowed to photograph much in the church – it’s often the case with British clergy unfortunately. However, here come Ged & Jo – just married!
Wedding Photographer UK - Bride & Groom, All Saints' Church, Ripley, North Yorkshire

And relax..! Guests enjoying the reception in the grounds of Ripley Castle.
Wedding Photographer UK - Guests, Ripley Castle, North Yorkshire

Proof of the great weather!
Wedding Photographer UK - Bride & Groom, Ripley Castle, North Yorkshire

Awww..
Wedding Photographer UK - Bride & Groom, Ripley Castle, North Yorkshire

Party time – especially for some!
Wedding Photographer UK - Dancing, Ripley Castle, North Yorkshire

What a fabulous day and a big thank you to everyone for making us feel so welcome. It was also great to catch up once more with Lee & Kate whose wedding we photographed in Barcelona. We’re off to Southern Italy for our next wedding – a different set of challenges including some crazily-high temperatures. Ciao for now!

Wedding Photographer: Sorrento, Italy: Gav & Louise

Amy was the Wedding Photographer in Sorrento, Italy for the wedding of Gav & Louise.

Part 2! Here we go Gav & Louise – I hope you love these as much as I do!

Just ready – Louise looked so lovely.

Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride & Groom, Sorrento

The Cloisters in Sorrento is a beautiful place to marry, especially if you fancy getting married outdoors – something that’s not common at all in Italy.

Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride & Groom, Sorrento

Signing the register.

Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride & Groom, Sorrento

I took a few shots of the couple in The Cloisters, Sorrento after the ceremony.

Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride & Groom, Sorrento

Love this! Louise had been looking forward to an ice-cream all morning and took the opportunity the moment the ceremony had finished. Heaven!

Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride & Groom, Sorrento

The wedding party walked to Photo Bar in Sorrento after The Cloisters ceremony. They laughed all afternoon long.

Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride & Groom, Sorrento

Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride & Groom, Sorrento

The bride’s sister Hannah and her boyfriend Mark wanted a portrait of themselves – but something a little different …

Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride & Groom, Sorrento

The views from Sorrento are spectacular: here you can see the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius in the background.

Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride & Groom, Sorrento

Thanks again folks for a fab day. I’ll be in touch soon.

Wedding Photographer: Sorrento, Italy: Gav & Louise

Amy was the Wedding Photographer in Sorrento, Italy for the wedding of Gav & Louise.

Louise, one of our biggest fans and website, blog and Facebook stalkers of all time and a truly wonderful bride married the lovely Gav in Sorrento on Tuesday the 3rd August. Just 13 guests and their wedding photographer (!), a romantic ceremony in The Cloisters, Sorrento and a great party in Photo Bar, Sorrento made for a wonderful and fun day.

More about the day in a weeks time but for now, just one taster. Mid-August is always an exceptionally busy time for us, especially with all of the travel that we have to do for weddings. Our daughter Chenin was 6 months old this week and is about to embark upon her 7th trip to the UK! Gav & Louise, we have worked our socks off this week to ensure that when we arrive back in a week’s time you will not have to wait long for all of your images. A full bLOG post will also follow but for now, I hope you love this one as much as me:

Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride & Groom, Sorrento

Thanks for your patience folks. I hope you loved Rome and I’ll be in touch soon.

Wedding Photographer: Amalfi Cathedral & Hotel Miramalfi, Amalfi Coast, Italy: Guy & Helen

Amy was the Wedding Photographer at Amalfi Cathedral & Hotel Miramalfi, Italy for the wedding of Guy & Helen.

We know a couple of wedding photographers in Amalfi. I don’t envy them constantly having to cope with the driving around the Amalfi Coast however! Either way, it’s more than worth the journey. I mean, look at the first image below: that’s Amalfi clinging onto the cliffs. Such a stunning little town and an enormous privilege to be the chosen photographer for the beautiful wedding of Guy & Helen in Amalfi Cathedral itself. The locals and tourists welcomed the bride, groom and their guests as the whole town seemed to join in the celebrations.

Hotel Miramalfi was host to the reception. The guests were treated to a wonderful spread of ‘aperativi’ on a balcony with unspoiled views of Amalfi Town and the Mediterranean. Later in the evening a hidden piano was unveiled and a talented guest played and sung as Guy & Helen did their first dance to Snow Patrol’s Chasing Cars – one of my favorites.

Here goes:

Amalfi.

Wedding Photographer Italy - Amalfi

A handsome groom …

Wedding Photographer Italy - Groom

…and a beautiful bride.

Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride

For me, an amazing moment. Watching Helen and her Dad make their way up the steps to Amalfi Cathedral, with the town in the background and so many people stopping to watch was magical.

Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride & Father

Helen’s entrance was also pretty eye-watering. Amalfi Cathedral is a jaw-dropping kind of place.

Wedding Photographer Italy - Amalfi Cathedral & Processional

Guests having fun in a local square after the ceremony. Again, locals and tourists look on.

Wedding Photographer Italy - Guests

Look at the size of those lemons! You may spot the chillies hanging too – my two favourite ingredients.

Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride & Groom

Hotel Miramalfi and the top table – Amalfi in the background.

Wedding Photographer Italy - Hotel Miramalfi

Taken during the romantic first dance.

Wedding Photographer Italy - First Dance

I LOVE Amalfi! Thank you to Guy, Helen and your lovely families and friends for such a fabulous experience – I really will never forget your big entrance Helen. Wow!

Wedding Photographer: La Badia, Orvieto, Umbria: Chris & Van

Andy & Amy were the Wedding Photographers in Orvieto, Umbria, Italy for the wedding of Chris & Van.

Wow – it’s been a wedding whirlwind week away: We’ve done Home (Umbria) to Pompeii – Amalfi – Rome – Liverpool – Bury St Edmunds – Liverpool – Rome – Sorrento – Home. All in 7 days. Unfortunately, one thing that suffers with so much travelling is the blog – many apologies – there’ll be a couple of updates this week.

We travelled to one of our favourite wedding places, Orvieto (where we got married actually!) on one of the hottest days so far this year for Chris & Van’s wedding. They’d chosen the stunning La Badia for their special day – a recommendation of ours and it was amazing! The evening setting for dinner was just beautiful & the Italian’s have the perfect knack of making everything look so classy.

Anyway, on with some images:

Chris never once appeared nervous.
Wedding Photographer Italy - Groom

Van – love it!
Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride

Inside the beautiful La Badia Chapel mid-ceremony.
Wedding Photographer Italy - La Badia Chapel, Bride & Groom

Something the couples who marry over here will testify to: Rice hurts!!
Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride & Groom, confetti

Mr & Mrs.
Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride & Groom

One of my favourites. This is a table-detail image. The camera is focussed on the nearest table whilst showing the entire scene. Chris & Van entering the room to see their tables for the first time finishes it off for me.
Wedding Photographer Italy - Bride &Groom, tables

Sometimes the table plan is somewhere that allows you to catch guests studying it.
Wedding Photographer Italy - Guests

Hilarity during the excellent speeches.
Wedding Photographer Italy - Speeches

The evening setting – wonderfully atmospheric.
Wedding Photographer Italy - La Badia

Another courtyard. Here the guests had their desserts & more drinks whilst the staff swiftly changed the ‘dining area’ around for the dancing.
Wedding Photographer Italy - La Badia

A beautiful day, they couldn’t have done it any better. Can’t wait to finish the album :) Thanks Chris & Van for everything, especially for looking after us on the day. A big thank you also to the many, many guests who made us feel so welcome.