Katie & Darren - Powdermills Hotel

People often say to me how nerve-wracking it must be to photograph someone's wedding, but in truth, I don't feel the nerves these days. When you first start out you most certainly are! However having been doing this for over 8 years now there aren't many times that I feel the pressure of a wedding day anymore. Despite this, Katie and Darren's Wedding day was a day I most definitely felt the pressure. Katie is a wedding photographer herself, not only that but a bloody good one, and somebody I recommend myself to clients should I not be available. I'm pleased to say that everything turned out well.


The day started with a trip to Powdermills, the host venue of Katies and Darren's ceremony. Katie was up in the room getting ready with her bridal party who made me feel very welcome upon arrival. There was plenty of laughs which calmed my nerves and I set about photographing the dress, shoes and flowers etc. The weather could have been better and as a few showers came and went, everyone wondered if the ceremony would be outside as intended.


I'm pleased to say the rain held off just enough for the ceremony to take place up by the lake. One of my favourite places of any wedding venue to photograph. The ceremony was lovely and so very personal, including their young Son Bradley as ring bearer was a lovely touch. After the ceremony, we took advantage of the stunning setting to get some photographs taken. Not only around the lake but more of the hotel grounds.


Katie & Darren had chosen to have their wedding reception at Udimore Village Hall. A sweet little venue tucked away in rural Sussex. A venue which you could very much put your own spin on and decorate to your very own ideas, which they had done brilliantly.


Behind the village hall there was a lovely photo spot, in the way of an apple orchard. This provided us with a couple of my favourite shots of the day.


Despite my nervousness, I'm pleased to say the day went really well and Katie and Darren were delighted with the images. It was a pleasure to be able to photograph the wedding of one of my peers. I wish Katie and Darren a long and extremely happy marriage!





Ceremony Venue: Powdermills Hotel, Battle


Reception Venue: Udimore Village Hall






1st Jul 2016


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