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Same Sex Wedding Photographer

After meeting Matt and Sam for the first time I knew their wedding was going to be a blast. Sitting and chatting over coffee and their plans, I could feel their excitement and enthusiasm. Subsequently, I was thrilled to be chosen as their same sex wedding photographer. My reportage style wedding photography perfectly suited their desire for informal shots of their guests having fun.

If there was a prize for “Warmest Wedding Atmosphere Ever” this one would win hands down! I mean there was just so much love in the room. Perhaps I should say marquee…

Hertfordshire same sex wedding ceremony ends with confetti and crazy string throw

Unique and Fun Hertfordshire Garden Party Wedding

Both Matt and Sam had clear views that their wedding day was to be relaxed and a break from tradition. As a same sex wedding photographer I’m always happy with this. Firstly, they chose to take time before the ceremony to have their family and couple shots taken. In keeping with my relaxed approach to wedding photography we kept these short and sweet and pretty fluid. Thus leaving more time for a documentary style approach to the rest of the day. To be honest though, Matt and Sam wanted these out of the way so they could enjoy drinks in the garden with their guests! On the same note, I’m happy to drop the formal shots. However, most couples chose to have a few. I think mainly to please the parents/grandparents.

Relaxed family group shot at Hertfordshire same sex wedding

Celebrant Led Same Sex Wedding Ceremony

So secondly, the boys chose to have a celebrant led wedding ceremony. Undoubtably, a great option if your wedding venue isn’t licensed for marriage. As their wedding was in a family friends garden, the legal formalities were done in a registry office a few days before. Therefore leaving wonderful Kelly, the celebrant, to work her magic on the wedding vows. Clearly she didn’t disappoint. Matt and Sam made emotional promises to each other, authentically and uniquely written from the heart. Of course there were tears, some of them were mine!

If you are interested in a celebrant led same sex wedding, you can see more of Kelly by heading to her website here. (And she’s the one getting a hug in the picture below!)

Celebrant gets a hug at Hertfordshire same sex wedding

Hertfordshire Garden Party Wedding Reception

It was really important to Matt and Sam to keep the vibe happy and fun. Starchy and conservative just isn’t their thing. The drinks flowed and the sun shone, whilst colourful guests enjoyed the post ceremony get together. At this point no one new the treats that were coming. Instead of the usual sit down meal, the boys opted for a “Host the Roast” lunch complete with a croquembouche desert.

However, this was “interrupted” by the arrival of Velma Celli and Sabrina Loueche. Bursting into song, they had everyone up on their feet instantly. The party had started. (And they’d not even had pudding!) Classic anthems by Madonna, Kylie and Queen belted out and all anyone could do was dance and sing along. I’m sure this will be an emotive memory for all who were there.

Same sex wedding photographer captures guests singing to the cabaret

Same Sex Wedding Photographer Ready to Party

You’ll be pleased to know that as your wedding photographer I won’t shy away from any dance floor shenanigans. I mean after all, the party is where it’s at. I love documenting the action and interaction. Consequently, you’ll find me in amongst you and your guests. Constantly making sure I deliver pictures that take you right back to your day. I don’t leave straight after your first dance, I’m there to tell your whole wedding story. Beginning, middle and end.

To conclude, if you’re looking for a same sex wedding photographer I’d love to hear from you. Please note that I travel where ever your wedding might take me. Just leave me a message and I’ll get back to you. In addition, to see all my most recent happenings, follow along on social media, Find my Facebook page here and my Instagram page here.

Button holes are put on at hertfordshire same sex wedding
photography the groom and groom prep at hertfordshire same sex wedding
mother of the groom gets help with her button hole at hertfordshire same sex wedding
groom and groom spend some time together before their same sex hertfordshire wedding
groom and groom kiss captured by hertfordshire wedding photographer
groom and groom have a glass of champagne before their hertfordshire same sex wedding ceremony
family group shot photography is  short and sweet
Wedding group shots are relaxed and fluid at Hertfordshire same sex wedding
Family group photography is relaxed and funny during Hertfordshire same sex wedding
Guests greet each other in the gardens of Hertfordshire wedding
Guest laughs before the same sex wedding ceremony
Hugging guests enjoy the sunshine before same sex Hertfordshire wedding
Wedding guests take photography selfies before same sex Hertfordshire wedding
Wedding guests share an emotional moment during same sex wedding vows
A celebrant led wedding ceremony evokes emotion in the two grooms at their same sex wedding