Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2010’

What a great day Pru and Martin had, filled with emotion and packed with laughter!

We started the day at Pru’s parents sea front home in Seaton, sadly it was pouring down with rain, not that anyone seemed particularly bothered by it. Pru’s looked fabulous in her Maggie Sottero gown looked as did her bridesmaids.

By the time we arrived at the church, things were looking up. A few breaks in the cloud revealed small amounts of blue sky, so it looked like we could be on for our beach shoot later. Martin was at the church greeting all of the guests and seemed quite calm although during some parts of the day he had a slight issue with ‘onions in his eye’s’ ;-)

The ceremony was fabulous, I was even allowed to get some photographs from the front – yay! The actual part of the marriage was conducted by Martin’s grandfather who is now a retired vicar, it was very touching to be able to have witnessed this.

Anyway, the weather cleared for us to go to the beach and get some photographs (great for a Exmouth Wedding Photographer) although we were aware of the big dark clouds around us. Within a couple of minutes the rain came and we had to run and shelter in a nearby cave, much to the amusement of passing beach goers. Here are a few from the day…


Claire and Sam tied the knot at Lympstone Church in Devon on what was another fine summers day and we certainly seem to be having a few of these this year! For a change I was allowed to get a couple of photographs from the front of the church, but as is becoming increasingly common in Devon, made to stand at the back for the rest of the ceremony. Anyway I managed to get a few nice ones during the ceremony including the blessing where the Sam had the word ‘HELP’ written across the soles of his shoes! :-) He didn’t mean it!

As Sam is an Officer in the Royal Navy, they held their reception at the Officers Mess, Royal Marines TC Lympstone. There was no doubt that we were on a military base because during the afternoon there was plenty of activity on the parade ground in front of the Officers Mess with marching and so forth! For wedding photographers in Devon this is not a venue we get to work at very often.

Anyway, the wedding breakfast was served to about 120 guests in the Officers Dining Room. The main course was Fish & Chips – I hear that Robbie Williams also had the same at his wedding this week. The whole day was very relaxed with friends and family. Here are a few from the day: