” You were so fantastic / amazing and so much fun – Me and Matt will write some feedback on your website but you just made our wedding day perfect! Thank you for all your hard work capturing everything you did. We wish we could rewind time and do it all again as it was just so much fun beginning to end”

This was my first trip, and subsequently not my last, to the this Worcester wedding venue, as I’m now a recommended photographer and it’s also listed amongst my list of Best Wedding Venues in the West Midlands.

Let me first tell you about how I came to be Rachel’s photographer. This story began about 5 years ago when I photographed Rachel’s sister’s wedding. I remember briefly speaking to Rachel when she said to me: “When I get married I definitely want you as my photographer!”

I must admit, I’d forgotten all about that conversation until Rachel sent me an email 4 years later. She asked me what dates in June, July or August did I have free, as she wanted to book her church and venue around my availability! That level of confidence is both humbling and scary.

It was humbling to think someone has this level of confidence in my work. But it was also scary because I’d have to make doubly sure I lived up to her high expectations!

The Wedding Day

When the day finally arrived I had no need to feel any worry or pressure. Everybody shared a relaxed spirit of enjoyment from start to finish, as you’ll see in the images below.

Plus, I felt at home when I found out I knew quite a few from previous weddings I’d photographed, including Rachel’s sister Laura.

You’ll also notice that 100% of these images are black and white. Although I also shoot in colour, I do find from time to time that certain weddings need black and white, and this was such a wedding.

I love the purity of black and white images as it suits my style as a documentary wedding photographer. I find that, without the distraction of colour, the viewer can concentrate more on the mood of the image.

As mentioned, since this day was all about the fun and happiness, I wanted to show that in the best way I could.

The fun relaxed day started off with the preparations at Rachel’s family home. Then it was off to Kings Norton Church for the ceremony before heading off to their reception.

My final challenge for leaving my mark as a Worcestershire wedding photographer was my final image in this series. I decided to make use of the Worcestershire skyline from low down looking over one of the golf course hills.

Hope you like it!

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