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Ronnie + Nikki Notley Tythe Barn wedding film

Ronnie + Nikki Notley Tythe Barn wedding film

8th October 2016 Ronnie & Nikki – Filmed at Notley Tythe Barn, Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire

“Ronnie doesn’t judge me, he joins in, so that we can be weirdos together”

This was a wedding with beaming smiles from start to finish, with self-confessed ‘goof’ Nikkie marrying her Prince Charming, Ronnie on a lovely Autumnal day at Notley Tythe Barn in Buckinghamshire. Although the above assertion may have attracted many laughs from the guests, it was nonetheless an important acknowledgement from the bride of the wonderful compatibility that the couple obviously enjoyed. The groom thanked the couple’s family and friends gathered together during his toast, commenting that although it was the couple’s big day, it wouldn’t have been nearly as good without all of their loved ones there with them. It was a true celebration of two families joining together, and it was filled with fun  and laughter throughout the day.

Nikkie was glowing in a stunning gown with lace applique detail that accentuated her wonderful figure- and despite being rather diminutive next to her very tall new husband, her astonishing beauty and love of fun added to her larger-than-life presence! The lace detail of her dress was particularly noticeable in a subtly elegant motif around her collarbone, which matched the sparkling tiara that was nestled in her dark curls. Her bridesmaids were by her side in strapless, deep blue gowns, along with her two adorable flower-girls.

The wedding party arrived in a stately Rolls Royce, and made that all-important walk down the aisle in a cosy, intimate venue filled with their family and friends. At the reception, guests were greeted by a selection of fun photo collages to remind everyone of some of the couple’s happiest memories together. Their gorgeous cake was ‘embroidered’ with icing hearts, and featured a pair of Owls holding a little banner that stated “Owl Love You Forever.” I have no doubt that this promise will be fulfilled by this charming and fun-loving couple, whom I was privileged to witness sharing this happy, joyful day.

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Jamie + Jamie Kings Hotel wedding film

Jamie + Jamie Kings Hotel wedding film

10th September Jamie Lee & Jamie – Filmed at Kings Hotel, Buckinghamshire

Jamie Lee and Jamie’s spectacular wedding was all about the details, lovingly thought out by the bride herself, who spent two years planning this special day. She had help from her gorgeous team of bridesmaids that included her sister, Paula, and she gave a particular toast to thank each of them individually during the reception. The day was, of course, all about the bride and groom- and I was privileged to share in their day at the King’s Hotel in Buckinghamshire. Jamie Lee’s father admitted to feeling immensely proud of his beautiful daughter, and thanked her for the honour of walking her down the aisle, exclaiming: “I will cherish this moment forever.”

Jamie Lee wore a strapless and sleek dress with an exquisite lace overlay and beaded belt. Her bridesmaids were regal in shades of mauve, coffee and grey. The bridal party arrived at the ceremony in a Rolls Royce, and didn’t let the slight drizzle dampen their spirits for a moment. Jamie, in his toast at the reception, described himself as a “blubbering mess” the moment he saw his wife-to-be begin her walk down the aisle, and said he couldn’t possibly have prepared himself for how she looked that day. With her side-swept blonde locks and beaming face, it was not hard to see why he shed a few tears!

Jamie thanked his wife for her fun-loving charm and her support of him, and he proclaimed his love for her “quirks” including her very specific criteria for the perfect cup of tea! To her husband, Jamie Lee declared “you are everything to me- everything” and she recalled the first moment she saw him and felt that she’d very much like him to be her boyfriend. Now married, she could admit to feeling rather smug!

The reception was made all the more beautiful by the little touches- from the cake pops on the tables, to the little blackboards emblazoned with love song lyrics, and the baby’s breath decorations. The wedding cake itself was a tower of cupcakes, reflecting the fun-loving characters of the bride and groom. It was a fantastic and memorable day, and I wish Jamie and Jamie Lee all the best for their future together!

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Michelle + Max The Dairy wedding film Waddesdon

Michelle + Max The Dairy wedding film Waddesdon

27th August 2016 Michelle & Max – Filmed at The Dairy, Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire

“I love how much we laugh together.”

The romantic setting of The Dairy at Waddesdon, in Buckinghamshire, was suitably magical for the union of this fun-loving pair. Max and Michelle’s wedding was such a pleasure to witness, as it was a true celebration of love and laughter- in spite of the rain! The couple met on an HR course, and the groom proclaimed that during their first date at Nando’s, “I knew we had a special connection!” Despite this somewhat unromantic start, the couple have clearly only had eyes for each other since that moment, and as they gazed adoringly at each other while wandering among the willow trees in this beautiful venue, their happiness was overwhelming and infectious.

Michelle wore a strapless, figure-hugging gown from Pure Couture with a sweetheart neckline and mermaid skirt. Her bridesmaids were stunning in burgundy, and there were touches of pink and lavender in the details throughout the day. During the ceremony, the guests were unperturbed by the persistent drizzle and simply popped open their umbrellas while the couple was mercifully sheltered under the awning of the Dairy roof. The rain seemed to hold off once they were pronounced husband and wife, and they were able to walk beaming down the aisle together.

A harpist entertained the guests in the beautiful grounds while the bridal party had their photographs taken, and then it was time for the reception. During his toast, Mike thanked his new wife for all her wonderful quirks and qualities, from her love of chocolate, to her singing in the shower and her obsession with the 2p machines at the arcade. He confessed to an early experience of Disney karaoke with his then-girlfriend, Michelle, and said he had felt “as if I was performing a duet in the Aladdin musical!” This, it seemed, set the tone for their relationship to come, and I can only wish them all the best as they begin an exciting new set of adventures together.

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Alex + Sam wedding film The Dairy

Alex + Sam wedding film The Dairy

30th April 2016 Alex & Sam – Filmed at The Dairy, Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire

“I choose you, above all others, to share my life.”

Nestled in amongst weeping willows and scores of ducks and geese happily swimming beneath, is the gorgeous Dairy at Waddesdon in Buckinghamshire. On a bright April day, I was lucky to witness the marriage here of Alex and Sam, and what a happy day it was. Alex wore an exquisite sleeveless gown with a full skirt and embroidered bodice, with a delicate pearl headpiece just peeking out from her dark hair, which was swept up in a chic style. She arrived at the venue in a stately Rolls Royce, whilst her husband-to-be opted for a sleek Aston Martin as his chariot.

Alex’s bridesmaids were the epitome of soft elegance in blush pink halter-neck gowns, and Alex’s father played true to his Scottish roots in full kilt regalia. Sam was just as strapping with his band of best men in navy suits with blush pink ties. Unsurprisingly, he had to wipe away a tear as he saw his beaming bride walk down the aisle towards him- but the ceremony was more of a giggly affair than a tearful one. Sam congratulated his bride when she managed to get through her first set of words without a hiccup, muttering a heartfelt “Good job! Well done” to which she replied with a fist pump.

The next triumph was discovering that Sam’s ring did, in fact, fit him- they had their doubts when Alex first tried to put it on him! There were several laughs from the guests and even a high-5 between the couple at one point. As the new husband and wife gave each other their first kiss, there were cheers and rapturous applause from the congregation, and Alex held her bouquet aloft in triumphant bliss as they walked back down the aisle together. The guests were then able to mingle and congratulate their newly married friends, while a string quartet (decked in tartan!) played sweet music in the background to accompany the happy scene. For the reception, there were more treats, including a four tier classically white wedding cake with exquisite ‘lace’ icing detail. The couple danced for the first time under the twinkling fairy lights surrounded by their friends and family, and were soon joined by their parents as the party really began. It was a day to remember and I wish the pair all the best as they commence their wonderful life together!

Alex & Sam wedding film The Diary 1080p from Mark Shipperley Films on Vimeo.

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Mark + Louisa wedding film Taplow House

Mark + Louisa wedding film Taplow House

26th March 2016 Mark & Louisa – Filmed in Taplow & Taplow House, Buckinghamshire

“The owl and the pussycat went to sea … they danced by the light of the moon, the moon.”

Despite the blustery March day, this was a wedding of understated elegance and sparkling charm. As everyone gathered in the quaint setting of St. Nicolas Church in Buckinghamshire, the bride and her stunning, burgundy-clad bridesmaids shared a toast as they prepared for Louisa and Mark’s big day. Louisa’s wedding dress was the epitome of modern elegance with a nod to a more traditional era with a subtle but exquisite lace applique skirt-overlay, just shimmering into view as she walked. Her cascade of curls was complemented perfectly by a slim, beaded headband. The men were not to be outdone, with gorgeous cream rose buttonholes bursting from their lapels.

The bridal party arrived in a classic black London cab as Louisa’s chariot of choice, adorned with the tell-tale satin wedding ribbon on its bonnet. As Louisa walked down the aisle on her mother’s arm, her husband-to-be kept his eyes firmly to the front, a nervous but excited smile playing about his lips. Both Louisa and Mark looked ecstatic with joy once they had said their vows, and their infectious bliss inspired their happy audience.

The couple beamed down the aisle, now husband and wife, and shared a kiss as they reached the door. Whisked off to the elegant Taplow House, they were driven through the wrought iron gates and greeted at the entrance like royalty. In the Tulip Tree Room, their guests were thrilled to have a chance to congratulate the couple, whilst being served champagne and edible treats aplenty. The tables were marked by labels denoting different bones of the human body: guests had to find out whether they were at Femur or Tibia table! The final edible treat came in the form of their stunning, modern wedding cake that was strewn with pink roses, recalling the rose petal confetti they were showered with on leaving the church. The couple’s first dance was a joy to witness- Louisa’s veil still trailed behind her as she was lovingly swept across the dance floor. It was a day to remember, and I wish them all the best!

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Anna and Geoff Wedding video blog Stoke Park

Anna and Geoff Wedding video blog Stoke Park

On the 5th of December 2015, Anna & Geoff said “I do” at Stoke Park Buckinghamshire. The backdrop of their wedding video Stoke Park Buckinghamshire was just simply perfect for their special day. A private sporting and leisure estate in Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, the regal Mansion is located in the middle of 300 acres of parkland, lakes, gardens and monuments. As the wedding video starts, Anna’s daughter sings the James Bond theme. What a spectacular talent and gift to her mother. Their love and bond is so evidently strong. The ladies enjoyed champagne and styling in the bridal suite while the gentlemen were suited and booted in tuxedo tales. A royal winter wedding, the bride looked absolutely stunning as she floated down the aisle in her fitted wedding dress accented with a fur bolero. The two shared the token of marriage with the exchange of rings and vows to love and cherish one another, as well as all of their beautiful children. The reception was simple, elegant and basked in white light. From white linens to white roses, and candles galore. The laughter and cheers shared within toasts to Jeff and Anna was more than perfect and summed up the gorgeous relationship between the happy couple and their blended family! The reception organised by TMB Entertainment was truly one to remember! From the naked wedding cake, the live entertainment, the sparkling dance floor, the first dance, and every loving moment in between — love truly filled the air! Especially on the very packed dance floor. The guests really made this affair one to remember, too. Thank you, Anna and Geoff, for allowing us to help preserve your beautiful memories. We hope the rest of your life together is one full of laughter, joy, and love. Just as the day, you said, “I do!”

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Leanne and James Stoke Park video blog

Leanne and James Stoke Park video blog

It was an idyllic day in Buckinghamshire when Leanne and James joined together in marriage. September 11th of two-thousand fifteen marked a truly special day for this beautiful couple, the day they celebrated their love and said “I do.”

“Quite simply, you’re the love of my life.”

Leanne looked like a princess in an ethereal beaded dress which enhanced her figure and set off her beautiful face and hair perfectly. The bride and her father arrived in a lovely Rolls-Royce to walk down the aisle where she would join hands with her husband-to-be. Her beautiful blue eyes sparkled with love as she gazed into his eyes and spoke her vows. You know these two will truly love and cherish each other for the rest of their lives.

“I feel so lucky to know we’re going to spend the rest of our lives together.”

James and Leanne left the ceremony to the cheers and applause of their closest friends and family as they were showered in confetti and love. They shared a sweet kiss before heading off to the reception at the absolutely stunning Stoke Park, which hosted both a James Bond film as well as Bridget Jones! The guests were serenaded by a wonderful saxophone player, and enjoyed spending quality time with cocktails and laughter. A flower girl and page boy may even have stolen a kiss!

Their first dance was a romantic sway where they exchanged a few sweet words with each other, tuning out the entire room to focus solely on each other. The lucky horseshoe dangled over James’s shoulder as they danced, reminding all of the sweet tradition of why we keep the horseshoe in a U shape: so the luck doesn’t fall out. The cutting of the cake was a lovely moment shared by the couple, his hand on top of hers. It seemed like Leanne and James were always touching, perhaps to confirm that the moment was real and they were well and truly married. It was these moments, captured by the photographer, David Bostock, that will live forever in both memory and pictures.

The emotion shared in the Father of the Bride’s speech was palpable, and he was truly moved to see his daughter’s happiness fulfilled. There wasn’t a dry eye in the room after his words – I know I had a tear in mine! It was such a genuine pleasure to be part of this special day, Leanne and James. Thank you for allowing me to capture your memories, and I sincerely wish you the most happiness in the world.

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Hannah and Colin wedding video Buckinghamshire Blog

Hannah and Colin wedding video Buckinghamshire Blog

From the moment I arrived, I knew this was going to be a special wedding! Hannah and Colin make such an amazing and beautiful couple they light up the room simply by being in it. Their loved ones and friends could feel the love they exuded! On the 22nd of August, 2015, this warm and loving couple tied the knot in Buckinghamshire. Hannah got ready for the wedding with her bridesmaids at the Ley House, drinking sparkling wine and laughing together. All of them looked absolutely stunning in deep plum dresses, enhanced by just the slightest bit of assistance from a makeup artist! Hannah wrote all of her special friends a thoughtful note, which definitely brought sweet tears to their eyes, and gave them necklaces to wear as a token of friendship. Looking absolutely beautiful in a sleeveless, lace topped dress, Hannah shone with love as she headed to her husband-to-be. The wedding party walked just a few blocks down the street to the church, the bride’s father looking handsome in a morning suit and a top hat. The ceremony was absolutely sweet, with both Hannah and Colin looking nervous to start, but gaining confidence with every word they spoke of their vows. On leaving the church, the guests tossed heart-shaped confetti, while Colin and Hannah shared a sweet kiss. My favourite part of the entire day was the awesome green bus that they hired to bring all of the guests to the marquee for the reception! The emerald green field was the ideal setup for a beautiful outdoor reception featuring delicious-looking canapés and cocktails. The receiving line went on for quite a while because everyone wanted to give their love to the happy couple! The royal purple colour theme was extended to the stunning floral arrangements at the centre of each table at the reception, as well as the cloths under the adorable table numbers created out of moss. The guests even got in on the colour scheme, many wearing shades of purple as well! Overall, this wedding video Buckinghamshire for Hannah and Colin was a tremendously joyful occasion, celebrated by their nearest and dearest and finishing with a beautiful party to celebrate their union. May you always feel this much love and joy, Colin and Hannah, it was a pleasure to witness your love and wedding!

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Chloe & Matt Notley Abbey blog

Chloe & Matt Notley Abbey blog

On the beautiful first day of August in two-thousand fifteen, these two absolutely charming people became one in marriage. To the delight of the family and friends who joined them in celebrating this very special day, the day’s weather was absolutely gorgeous. Chloe and Matt tied the knot at the elegant and historic Notley Abbey Buckinghamshire, a venue which is not only steeped in history but which sets a beautiful tableau for a wedding. Marilyn Monroe even visited Notley Abbey, but had she visited on this day she wouldn’t have held a candle to the beauty of the bride. Chloe, with her dark hair in long wavy ringlets and flawless makeup, looked exquisite as she stepped down the stairs to make her way toward her husband-to-be. In her hand, she clutched a tidy bouquet of peachy-pink roses by Sonning Flowers. Her wedding dress was by Essense of Australia, and she wore Christian Louboutin to glide down the aisle toward her fiancé. The bridesmaids and flower girls wore dresses of the same pink-tinted peach and all of the very handsome groomsmen had ties, pocket squares and boutonnieres to match. Matt looked slightly nervous but tremendously dapper in his morning suit, waiting for his blushing bride at the end of the outdoor aisle. All of the touching and emotional moments were brilliantly captured by the photographer, Sarah Critchlow. This fabulous couple exited the ceremony to the exciting sound of confetti cannons which showered them with glittering gold, and then celebrated their new marriage by joining their guests for a fun-filled reception. Their first dance was performed to a live singer and band singing “I wouldn’t have nothing if I didn’t have you”. They were soon joined by their loved ones, and even the young ones danced together. It was a day of celebration, love, life and laughter with those closest to them. You couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful or well-coordinated wedding. The bright and lively reception was appointed with tables named after a wide variety of birds, and the bird-loving couple released a pair of beautiful white doves. The ‘tweeting plan’ indicated where guests should sit, and there were even owls that joined the party! No detail was overlooked, and the day was brought to a wonderful close when everyone released matching pink balloons. Congratulations to Chloe and Matt, you make a beautiful couple, and we wish you every possible happiness!

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Jenna + Sami Stowe House wedding video blog

Jenna + Sami Stowe House wedding video blog

On the 30th of May 2015, Jenna & Sami said “I do” at Stowe House Buckinghamshire. What a perfect backdrop for such a momentous occasion. The wedding video shot at Stowe House was almost like shooting an old fashioned film — it was just that dreamy. Also known as “Stowe School,” Stowe House if famous for Indiana Jones and James Bond to drop a few film names. The gents arrived suited and booted to the venue and greeted guests. While the ladies arrived later in pure, sleek elegance. From the proud moment her father gave Jenna’s hand in marriage to the moment, Sami nearly shed a tear the first time he saw his gorgeous bride — this wedding was magical! Jenna and Sami’s wedding boasted of sheer elegance every step of the way. Even the moment where you might spot the famous Bridesmaid Sophie Turner, otherwise known as Sansa Stark in Game of Thrones, giving the couple a few words of sweet love and wisdom was so very elegant and thoughtful. They sealed their ceremony with one romantic yet killer kiss, and headed out the doors for one amazing send-off! The magical day didn’t end there, friends and family went on to celebrate the couple through the evening. From champagne toasts, laughter, tears of joy, and gorgeous memories — love truly filled the air at Jenna and Sami’s reception. From the cutting of the epic cake to the sweet vibes of their first dance, it truly was magical to be a part of this amazing wedding.

To Jenna & Sami, thank you so very much for asking us to take care of you on your wedding day. We hope the years to come stay just as magical as the day you became husband and wife — sealed with one romantic kiss.