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Sarah + Ali wedding film Lains Barn


21st October 2017 Sarah and Ali wedding film Lains Barn

Sometimes all it takes is one meeting to realize that you have found the perfect life partner. You don’t need months or years to realize that you both are meant for each other. That’s how things were for Ali and Sarah. Ali knew from the 2nd date that he wanted to marry her. The proposal finally happened during a hot air balloon ride in Myanmar (Burma) and that led to 21st October 2017; the day of this fabulous wedding film Lains Barn in Oxfordshire.

Ali and Sarah celebrated their special day at Lains Barn surrounded by friends and family. Sarah wore an elegant white wedding dress from Mori Lee with a lace bodice that hugged her body and made her look like a princess. Her stylish shoes were from TOMS espadrilles and the Zomorodian Jewelry she wore belonged to the Iranian culture and added a nice touch to her entire look. Her hair and makeup was gorgeously done by Marianne from the BBC.

The bridesmaids wore matching grey dresses by Bentall’s and were actually hemmed by the mother of the bride. Isn’t that cool? During the wedding ceremony, the couple shared their vision about how they want their married life to look like. Promises were made, and vows were said, which in the end left everyone a bit teary.
It was a beautiful ceremony and the wedding décor was phenomenal. The floral arrangement was done by Kathy Cunliffe (mother of the bride) and the baker behind the cake was Sophie Moir who is a good friend of the couple.

At the reception, the couple enjoyed their first dance on the dance floor and later was joined by the rest of the guests. The live music played by The Cumberland Ceilidh Band was immensely enjoyed by the crowd.

In capturing this special day it’s always a great pleasure to work alongside my good friend and photographer Dale Stephen!

Sarah and Ali are perfect for each other, I wish them the best of luck for the future!

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Carol + Young Milton Hill House wedding film

Carol + Young Milton Hill House wedding film, Oxfordshire

14th October 2017 Carol + Young Milton Hill House wedding film, Oxfordshire

Weddings are the best representation of happiness. They are so magical and seeing two individuals tie the knot and promise to stay by each other’s side through thick and thin is so heartwarming. This is exactly how I felt during Carol and Young’s Japanese wedding video Oxfordshire. The couple tied the knot on 14 October 2017 at the Milton Hill House. It was such a breathtaking venue.

Carol wore a stunning white lace dress from Bicester Bridal that draped her body perfectly. It was a pure example of simplicity and elegance combined into one. Her white lace-up shoes were equally beautiful and something every bride would want to wear on her special day. The shoes were from Perfect Vintage while the bows and ribbons were added by PamicDolls. Carol’s hair was tied into an elegant braid with beads and some curled loose ends framed her face, a great masterpiece by Katie-Jane Whitlock. She did not wear too much makeup and I was amazed at how fresh she looked, probably beaming of excitement. Her makeup artist was Chris Howells and she surely did a splendid job of keeping it natural.

Watching the couple talk, laugh and kiss, we can easily tell that apart from being in love, they are very good friends; the type of friends who aren’t afraid to be themselves in front of each other.

Carol and Young were joined by their close family members and friends on their special day. It was a Japanese inspired wedding with exquisite flower arrangement from Violet Gardens and the decorations from The Final Flourish. There was even a decadent chocolate fountain from Chocolate Fondue Company and a cake by Reindeer Café.

The bride and groom’s faces were beaming with happiness and excitement as they made their vows and sealed the deal with rings from Purely Diamonds and Carbon 6. Every moment of joy, togetherness and contentment was caught on camera by me and watching their Japanese wedding film made me almost tear up! I wish the happy couple a lifetime together and may their love continue to grow and flourish.

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Daisie + Chris Sudbury House wedding film

Daisie + Chris Sudbury House wedding film, Oxfordshire

8th September 2017 Daisie + Chris Sudbury House wedding film, Oxfordshire

 When two close friends decide to tie the knot and start a life together, that’s the best decision ever. That is exactly what Daisie and Christopher did; two amazing and kind souls came together as one on 8th September 2017 at Sudbury House Hotel.

The happy couple’s family and friends were a huge part of the celebration and every single face was beaming during the entire event. Best man, bridesmaids and groomsmen; everyone was a big part of everything and both the bride and groom were delighted to be surrounded by their loved ones.

Daisie and Christopher had been living together for 4 years, so they both knew that they would end up spending their lives together. The deal was sealed when Christopher proposed and that is when the wedding preps began.

Wedding décor was absolutely stunning and the floral arrangement by our friends over at Fabulous Flowers made things even better. Just like the decorations, the food was exquisite as well all thanks to Sudbudy House/ Rupert Belcher (Perfect Porker).

The wedding dress by Proposals Whitney made Daisie look the star of the event (which she actually was). The delicate white lace constructed into a sleeveless V-neck dress that draped the bride’s body beautifully was a true masterpiece. Seagis (makeup artist) and Emily Murray (hairstylist) all played a role in making sure that Daisie looked stunning on her special day. Her ring and jewelry were from Michael Lyons which went with the dress very well.

The bridesmaids wore elegant pastel blue dresses also by Proposals Witney. Christopher and his best man and groomsmen wore suits from Dominos Witney which made them look like true gentleman.

The huge white tiered cake was from Diane Herd and the married couple surely had a fun time cutting it. The Sudbury House Wedding Film captured the ceremony in moving form and the still images were taken by Jacqueline Cross.

Before the wedding was over, the couple enjoyed their first dance with music by Star Sound Express. For Daisie and Christopher, it’s all about teamwork and that could clearly be seen throughout the ceremony. They surely make the best team without a doubt!

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Stephanie + John Le Manoir Wedding Film


1ST August 2017 Stephanie and John Le Manoir wedding film

There is no perfect time to find that someone special in your life. He or she can come by any moment, in the most unexpected way and make a place in your heart in the most unusual circumstances. There is no age for love and Stephanie and John prove that very well. It was a true pleasure to be able to capture this couple’s wedding ceremony and watching them say their vows and the love they held for each other actually made me tear up!

It was not a grand event and only the close friends and family members were invited. However, that does not mean that the wedding was any less than amazing. It’s the bride and groom who make the wedding wonderful, and that’s what Stephanie and John did.

The wedding ceremony took place in Blanc de Blanc Suite Le Manoir. John got ready in his tux accompanies by Mark, the bride’s son in law. As for Stephanie, she was accompanied by several people who helped her get ready for the big day. Her daughter Suzann was present along with a makeup artist and hairdresser. Emma and Sadia, the women behind the dress worn by Stephanie also helped the bride get all dressed up.

Both John and Stephanie were all giddy and happy about promising each other forever. Olly, the photographer (a friend of Suzann and Mark) made sure that every special moment was captured. It was an intimate wedding Le Manoir but documenting it was super fun for me! Stephanie and John belong with each other and I wish them the very best.

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Phoebe + James Wedding Film Aynhoe Park


22nd June 2017 Phoebe and James’ Wedding Film Aynhoe Park

The 22nd of June 2017 a memorable day for James and Phoebe as they tied the knot in the presence of close family and friends. On this beautiful day, happiness and joy oozed, the venue Aynhoe Park helped create the magical backdrop. The historical mansion beautified by the white deer and the scenic views of green trees and grass gave a romantic and appealing feel to the wedding.

The special bond shared by James and Phoebe was evident in their loving embrace and warm kisses. The words of the bride’s father captured the moments magically and showed the intensity of the couples love and personality as he expressed his feeling about the couple. His words expressed the unique personality of the couples that have made them stand out. He described the bride as a beautiful, elegant woman, wife and mother and mentioned liking James from the first time he met him.

From the preparation of the couple in the beautiful and light-filled rooms to the beautiful moments where the bride walked down the aisle in her beautiful and breathtaking wedding dress. She was supported by her bridesmaids, her father, and her cute daughter who looked like a little angel. One of the most wonderful highlights was Vivienne, the couple’s daughter trying to tie her father’s shoe laces.

At Aynhoe Park everyone felt the love in the air as the groom waited for his bride anxiously and as the couple said their vows and sealed it with a kiss; I knew this union would last forever!

Guests were treated to a wonderful moment and were amazed by the beauty around them. The music delivered by the talented Jesse Ware and Klangkarusse livened up the wedding party. As the couple shared their first dance, everyone watched them in admiration. Everyone attending this wedding brought their best dancing shoes. It was simply amazing!

I am super happy for these two, thanks, Phoebe and James for letting me experience the insane amount of fun I had on your special day!

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Rebecca + Joseph’s Wedding Film Soho Farmhouse


 13th April 2017 Rebecca And Joseph’s Wedding Soho Farmhouse, Cotswolds

 The beauty and humility shown by both the groom and bride made this wedding film Soho Farmhouse one of the most inspiring wedding videos I have ever shot. The romance I witnessed at this wedding was heartwarming and almost unbeatable and as the couple glanced at each other on several occasion, you could tell that it was a match made from heaven.

When Rebecca and Joseph tied the knots on April 13, 2017 at the Fabulous SOHO Farmhouse, it was a special union just like the beginning of their relationship. As they stood in front of their guests to exchange their wedding vows and rings. The playful laughs and kisses, it was glaring that they were not just lovers but best friends as well.

The bride looked angelic in her white flowing gown while the grooms glow of happiness made him even more handsome. The couple savored the precious moment as they walked out while the guests who came to witness such a memorable day cheered on. The groomsmen made it more memorable with the funny and incredible groom’s traditions they performed.

At the wedding party, the groom’s humble speech was just perfect. He showed that he appreciated everyone’s effort towards making their wedding a success. As he thanked everyone, the glow of happiness could not escape the camera light as it was glaring that he has been made the happiest man alive by marrying Rebecca.

The wedding reception was spectacular; the venue was decorated with flowers, filled with merry, love, and good food.  It was a scene made for the camera and I was very excited to document each moment.

The joy and happiness blossomed as the coupled shared their first dance the happiness was infectious as the guests could not help but join them on the dance floor. Rebecca and Joseph’s wedding day was so gorgeous, and I am elated that the couple chose me to be a part of it.

Congratulations Rebecca and Joseph, the love that you share will continue to wax strong.

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Stephanie + Eddie Caswell House wedding film

Stephanie + Eddie Caswell House wedding film

26th November 2016 Stephanie & Eddie– Filmed at Caswell House, Oxfordshire

On a crisp November day, I was thrilled to document the wedding of Stephanie and Eddie, in a winter wonderland celebration at Caswell House that mirrored the couple’s love of the outdoors, particularly of the snow! As an Olympic Mogul skier, Eddie was thrilled to discover that Stephanie could not only keep up with him on the slopes but also matched his enthusiasm and sense of adventure during their first trip to Switzerland together. Their wedding, although missing the element of real snow (Oxfordshire wasn’t quite able to recreate the white peaks of Switzerland) still had the feel of a classically elegant celebration with the simple cleanness of a winter’s morning on the piste.

Stephanie’s jaw-dropping gown was fit for a queen, in shimmering satin with an asymmetric design and glorious full skirt. Her hair was gathered delicately in a regal yet soft style, with a halo of gentle curls around her face. Her two flower girls were angelic in white, with mini fur shrugs, and they made a very charming pair as they slowly made their way up the aisle ahead of Stephanie’s arrival, placing petals on the floor one by one! The guests were enchanted by the two little girls, who eventually reached the end of the aisle and enabled Stephanie to begin her own important journey with her new husband.

Eddie and Stephanie gazed in adoration at each other during their short and sweet ceremony and emerged as husband and wife with beaming smiles. At their reception, Eddie thanked his new bride for making him “a better version of myself” and graciously thanked her father for inviting him officially into the family. The couple’s wedding cake was aptly graceful in icy blue, with five enormous tiers and a layer of blue icing ruffles at the base. Their first dance was upbeat and incorporated a fun routine- Eddie, in particular, showed off his superstar moves! It was a joyful occasion from start to finish, and I wish the couple many happy adventures both on the ski slopes and off!

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Katie + Chris Heythrop Park wedding film

Katie + Chris Heythrop Park wedding film

1st October 2016 Katie & Chris – Filmed at Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire

I was honoured to document the fairytale wedding of Chris and Katie at Heythrop Park in Oxfordshire, on a rainy but glorious October day. This was a day of light, laughter, wonderful sparkling detail and a venue to match the pride and joy of the couple and their loved ones. At the reception, Katie’s father gave a moving tribute to his own marriage during his toast, and commented shrewdly “it’s a good wife, that makes a good marriage!” His advice clearly resonated with the glowing couple, who had committed to both ensuring their happiness in marriage!

Katie was certainly the princess of the day, in her stunning strapless gown with a full skirt, sparkling beaded detail throughout and a scalloped hem. Her look was topped off by glittering, red, Dorothy-esque shoes, that she clicked together to signal the start of her special day. The bridesmaids were suitably matching in ethereal attire- their lavender dresses were elevated by lovely white lace bodice overlays. The maid of honour looked gorgeous in pale, blushing pink. Two of the bridesmaids were accompanied down the aisle by strapping young mini-groomsmen, one of whom delivered a charming reading from the much-loved animated film, Frozen. Accompanied by a groomsman to support him, the plucky young Frankie read a dramatized version of ‘Love Is an Open Door’ and despite becoming slightly overwhelmed by the emotion of the occasion he gave a fabulous performance and ran the risk of stealing the show during the ceremony!

At the reception, the grandeur of Heythrop Park provided the perfect, elegant background for the continuation of the fairytale theme. The wedding party was entertained by singing and dancing from their waiters and waitresses, a fun and surprising additional touch to proceedings. The couple’s extraordinary cake was also appropriately elaborate, with several tiers and exquisite decoration to suit a Prince and his Princess.

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Alice + Jack Caswell House Cotswolds wedding film

Alice + Jack Caswell House Cotswolds wedding film

18th September 2016 Alice & Jack– Filmed at Caswell House, Oxfordshire

“I love Jack and Jack loves me and that makes him pretty darn intelligent to me.”

This, Alice’s father had to concede, made a lot of sense- and during his toast, he delighted in welcoming his new son-in-law, Jack, to the family officially. He described this momentous day as a “joining of cultures” and indeed, there were many layers to this special gathering for the wedding of Alice and Jack at Caswell House, in Oxfordshire. Jack was dressed in his official military regalia- including wearing spurs on his boots, which Alice had pointed out as being very “dashing” to her father when she was telling him about her new boyfriend a few years before! Alice’s American and Sicilian parents were evidently as proud of their beautiful daughter as Jack’s family was of him, and the confirming of the love between the two families was wonderfully palpable.

Alice wore an off-the-shoulder lace and satin gown with an exquisite, perfectly rounded train. She removed the lace sleeves later on in the day, transforming her look into something equally gorgeous: a strapless gown with a beaded belt. Her bridesmaids wore blue and purple print halter-neck dresses, a wonderful twist on classic bridesmaid attire. A friend of the couple read a poignant piece during the ceremony addressing the bride and groom’s embarking on a new journey, and proclaimed that “now you are two persons, but there is only one life before you.” Indeed, during the toasts at the reception later, Jack declared that Alice “makes me happier than I ever dreamed I could be,” and thus it seemed the two were perfectly ready to begin that one life together.

Their dinner was in an opulent yet understated setting, with stunning silver candelabras dotted around the tables. The couple cut their traditional and elegant cake with a sabre- a fitting choice given Jack’s profession as a soldier- and the pair danced by the shimmering reflections of the silver globe that spun above them.

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Rebecca + Andrew Caswell House wedding film

Rebecca + Andrew Caswell House wedding film

17th September 2016 Andrew & Rebecca – Filmed at Caswell House, Oxfordshire

 “Rebecca is quite literally the best person I know.”

Rebecca and Andrew’s wedding at Caswell House in Oxfordshire was a delightful celebration of the love between these two special people. Their families and friends gathered to witness a charming and heartfelt union between the pair, who first met in an Irish sports bar, and the celebration brought together guests from the many different walks of life that the two have shared. There were tributes to New York in particular throughout the ceremony, from the fun Big Apple and Statue of Liberty props, to the table names laid out in a map of Manhattan.

Rebecca wore a stunning off-the-shoulder gown with lace detail and a flared mermaid skirt, with delicate scalloped edges. Her glittery peep-toe Jimmy Choos and dainty tiara completed the glamour of her outfit. Her bridesmaids were elegant in dusty pink infinity gowns, matching the pink ties and button holes of the groomsmen. Rebecca’s father admitted in his toast that he was rather choked up when he first saw how exquisite she looked on her big day, and Andrew was also evidently blown away judging by his expression when he snuck a cheeky look of his bride as she walked down the aisle. During the ceremony, Rebecca and Andrew made their own promises to each other- which featured Rebecca promising to try not to be late, and to allow Andrew to ride his bike when he wanted to… within reason!

After the ceremony the Nero String Quartet entertained the guests while they enjoyed champagne and canapés- as well as a range of fun lawn games. The evening saw the party move into the barn where the bare brick walls and beams were lit up with twinkling fairy-lights- the perfect setting for the couple’s first dance. They cut their lovely, elegant cake made by The Pretty Cake Company, and then it was really time to party. It was a truly special day, between two wonderful people very much in love- I wish them the best for a very happy future! A little mention to David Bostock and Katie Reay Scott makeup artist, glad to be apart of the dream teams.

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