Barbara and Dwayne chose Tudor Barn as their wedding venue and me as their wedding photographer – I was thrilled! They found me online about a year before their wedding day – we met up in a café in my hometown of Guildford to discuss their wedding ideas and I’m pleased to say they called me the next day to book me as their wedding photographer!
Wedding photography at Tudor Barn
We kept in touch over the next few months to exchange wedding ideas, and after around four months they decided to upgrade to a photography and videography wedding package! When the big day finally came around, I started with the bridal party at Barbara’s Tudor barn wedding venue. It was great to converse with her group – Barbara is originally from Poland, as were some of her bridesmaids, and as my wife is Polish I have become very well acquainted with the Polish language and customs! I do love photographing weddings from all sorts of cultures!
Next up I headed over to Dwayne’s parents’ house which was not far from Tudor Barn wedding venue at all. There he was getting ready with his brother and best man. The gents were presented with charming pocket watches that really perfected their appearances – just in time for the upcoming nuptials!
Fun wedding photography with bride and groom
Dwayne was looking more and more impatient as he waited for Barbara – the nerves were setting in! Before long the brushing bride made her way down the aisle that was packed from corner to corner. Emotions were running high as the couples exchanged their vows in front of dozens of smiling faces. This makes my work as a wedding photographer rather joyful!
After the beautiful wedding ceremony came to an end, we made our way outside for some more light-hearted photos. It was a beautiful July day – ideal for the confetti shot – and I took the bride and groom to one side as guests enjoyed drinks and canapés. The newlyweds were only too happy to take some more informal shots, including a cheeky snap of the groom with all the bridesmaids! We played with some “girl power” poses and other group shots in the venue garden before relaxing with drinks and games. Wedding photography can be lots of fun!
Multicultural wedding celebrations
As the guests enjoyed their wedding dinner in the Tudor Barn’s wonderful function room, it was time for a quick backup. The speeches featured a mix of both English and Polish traditions – it’s so lovely to see cultures mixing like this!
While the summer sun began to set at Tudor Barn, we got some more couple and group shots outside, including a special guest appearance from a horse in the background! We then went back inside to cut the cake which Barbara and Dwayne couldn’t resist feeding to each other. Evidently, they needed the energy for a wonderfully choreographed wedding dance which left everybody absolutely lost for words. Then the party really began and I as their wedding photographer tried to be right there close to the action.
With the party in full swing, I set up one last shot outside under a small roof on the estate of Tudor Barn wedding venue using a two-flash setup. As I like to do with all newlyweds, I asked Barbara and Wayne to join me alone for one last five-minute session. I’m particularly proud of the last shot I took – this has since become one of my signature photos and I’ll be using it as a cover image for future listings online.
I’m pleased to say Barbara and Wayne gave me a great review, and I wish them all the best! If you’d like to enquire about my wedding photography perhaps at Tudor Barn wedding venue, please get in touch.