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Saturday 15 February 2014 - Offley Place

Joanne and Andrew

When I was booked to photograph Joanne and Andrew's wedding in February I wasn't expecting this sort of weather!

Offley Place in February

As their wedding was the day after Valentines they choose a deep pink colourscheme - complete with roses of course.

bouquets

groom and buttonhole

Making a big entrance at Offley isn't difficult but I never know whether younger members of the bridal party will get overwhelmed walking down the aisle. These two little flowergirls did their job perfectly!

bride and dad descend the stairs

bridal party entrance

The conservatory at Offley is always bright and airy - and the registrars are happy for photography throughout the ceremony. Cathy's Bloomers did a great job with the bay trees and wall mounted flower arrangement.

ceremony

exchange of rings

signing the register

Ok, it still wasn't the warmest, but I only kept the guests outside for a couple of minutes. I have the fun job of climbing a fire escape to get this shot!

all guests

Apart from family formal photos there's always plenty of time for capturing guests just having a good time.

bride and groom with daughter

flowergirl

guests laughing

The team at Offley are super efficient and turn the conservatory around for the wedding breakfast in record time. This means I can make sure the bride and groom get to see it all set up, and on this occasion I used it as a backdrop for some photos.

bride and groom

bouquet, rings and bracelet

bride and groom

bride and groom at Offley

The tables were set up with candle lanterns, which as it got dark looked lovely. Each table was named after a Cornish beach - all of which have special meaning to the couple.

wedding breakfast

Joanne and Andrew's cake was heart shaped and as confirmed by the groom "very tasty".

cutting the cake

first dance

 
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