|Durham Darlington Weddings Natural Relaxed Wedding Photography: |
NICOLA AND JONATHAN HEAD DOWN THE BANK TO PREBENDS BRIDGE DURHAM
|COUNTY DURHAM DOCUMENTARY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHS:|
SO SWEET ... WAITING FOR THE BRIDE
|DURHAM WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHS: NICOLA - READY TO GO DOWN THE AISLE TO MARRY JONATHAN|
|LANCHESTER WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS: NICOLA AND JONATHAN TAKE THEIR VOWS IN LANCHESTER RC CHURCH|
|COUNTY DURHAM WEDDINGS PHOTOGRAPHS: NICOLA SHEDS A FEW TEARS DURING THE CEREMONY|
|LANCHESTER AND CONSETT WEDDINGS PHOTOGRAPH: JONATHAN LEEDS NICOLA TO THE SEATS AFTER THE CEREMONY|
|DURHAM PHOTOGRAPHERS FOR WEDDINGS:|
THIS YOUNG CHAP JUST WANDERED TO THE FRONT OF THE CHURCH!
|CLASSICAL MONOCHROME WEDDING PHOTOGRAPH IN DURHAM: NICOLA, CAUGHT IN THE DOORWAY IN LANCHESTER RC CHURCH AFTER HER WEDDING TO JONATHAN|
|A QUICK STROLL DOWN THE BANK TO PREBENDS BRIDGE FOR A FEW PHOTOGRAPHS|
|AND LIKE A GENTLEMAN .. JONATHAN CARRIED NICOLA'S DRESS BACK UP THE BANK!|
|FUN FROM THE BRIDESMAID!|
|HAPPINESS FROM NICOLA DURING THE SPEECHES|
|LISTENING INTENTLY AT THE SPEECH FROM HER FATHER|
|NICOLA TAKES ACALL FROM A FRIEND WHO COULDN'T MAKE IT TO HER WEDDING|
|NICOLA PLAYING THE WEDDING DIVA AFTER HER WEDDING BREAKFAST|
|HAPPY BRIDE AND BRIDESMAIDS .. DASHING BACK FOR DESSERT!|
|THE BOYS SEEMED TO THINK THEY LOOKED GOOD WITH HANDBAGS FOR SOME REASON|
|.. AND ADD SOME FUN TOO!|
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Nicola and Jonathan are busy people ... so we emailed and chatted on the phone in the run up to their weddings celebrations - and also managed a pre-wed shoot around the river at durham.
It's all part of the bonding process.... the time spent sipping tea and sharing cake in a cafe afterwards is actually the more important part of a pre-wed shoot rather than the photography. It means we're not strangers on the day and everyone can chill out and relax!
Nicola and Jonathan decided to get married at the church where Nicola's Mum and Dad were married in Lanchester, County Durham and have their reception at Van Mildert College in Durham where they had met each other while at University .... Aaawww..
The day worked out great, it rained at the right times (when we were inside) and stopped when we wanted to catch some daylight without getting wet.
Nic and Jon spent some time at Prebends Bridge in Durham which was a special place to them, and it featured in my pre-wedding portrait photography session with them too.
It's never easy to get a clean shot of the bridge without tourists or students on, but with a little bit of persuasion and 'coaxing' and a touch of luck, I managed to get some lovely images of them on the bridge and walking (very gingerly on the wet coblestones) down to the bridge too.
I loved this wedding (as I love all my weddings .... ) and it was great to be with such a great couple and their lovely families in Durham for the day.
I hope you enjoy some of the images I created.
DIRK VAN DER WERFF