WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY IN TENBY | COURTNEY & ANDREW
These two are so in love. Literally. I have photographed many weddings and met loads of couples over the years but the ones who always stand out for me are those who can take the mick out of each other, let each other be their own person and those who just click. That is exactly what Courtney and Andrew have. Courtney did not stop smiling the whole morning, and I often heard her saying how much she loves Andrew and how he is her absolute rock. This was such a lovely wedding to capture – a real love story.
I left Swansea for Tenby early in the morning on May 13th and met up with Courtney and the girls at Jamie’s Salon in Warren Street. As I walked in the drinks were flowing, the atmosphere was pumped and everyone was having a great time even the little ones managed to sit still for their pampering! Nicole Devereux was on hand to glam everyone up and she did a great job – Courtney’s skin looked amazing the whole day and I’ve hardly done anything to her in post production.
When the girls’ left the salon and headed home to get dressed I went straight to St Mary’s Church to get some shots of Andrew and the boys. It was such a beautiful day and they all looked fantastic even sporting their ‘Lifeboat Trips Tenby’ sunglasses which is just typical Tenby and why I love shooting there so much – everyone is so chilled out!! (by the way – if you’re ever in Tenby you MUST do the Lifeboat Trip – Rob and the team will really look after you it’s a fantastic experience.)
There was a slight hiccup with the wedding car not starting so Andrew’s friend Jason stepped up and brought everyone to the Church and on time too – great job Jase!
The guests took their seats while the string quartet played and Andrew’s nerves really set in but it wasn’t long before Courtney arrived to put him at ease and they shared so many knowing looks throughout the ceremony that I could just tell that whatever it is that makes two people so happy, they have it.
When the ceremony was over Andrew’s colleagues from the RNLI and the Fire Service made a gaurd of honour which was a really lovely personal touch to their day. We then went off to The Harbour for some pictures of the new Mr and Mrs Aston and although they were slightly apprehensive at first with it being so busy there, they quickly relaxed into it and we got the shots nailed. After 20 minutes we were on our way to the reception which was held at The Broadway Country House in Laugharne.
Everyone enjoyed the warm weather outside on the lawn while the venue were preparing afternoon tea. I’ve never seen afternoon tea served at a wedding before but it was fantastic and really went down well – It’s always great seeing different things at a wedding! Straight after food were the speeches and while Dean, one of the best men, was so nervous he managed to get through it and even got some laughs – well done Dean I could sense your relief when it was over!
Later on, the staff turned the room around efficiently and the night party got under way. I left feeling high on the party vibe and I just know that the hangovers would have been completely worth it!
Congratulations guys! Here’s some highlights – enjoy!