Having photographed weddings in the North East for four years now, Matfen Hall is fast becoming one of my favourite venues. With amazing scenery, the ginormous Great Hall, lovely staff and yummy food it is the perfect place for a relaxed and romantic wedding. So I was thrilled when Claire and Mark asked me to photograph their wedding there.
If I had to describe Claire and Mark’s wedding day in three words, it would have to be ‘full of surprises’! From Mark’s handwritten note for Claire in the morning, to cutting the cake with Mark’s strongman sword (I can confirm that it was very heavy and very sharp) to the fireworks in the evening which Mark had no idea about!
Claire looked absolutely amazing with a sheer-backed lace dress and I love the amazing floral displays and Claire’s bouquet with the trailing orchids created by Hollie at Fleur Couture, who I have worked with a few times and always blows me away with what she can do with flowers! Cake Stories in Jesmond made the beautiful cake which looked too good to eat with metallic, pink and flower layers.
Here is the day in pictures, I am so glad to have been a part of this wedding day, it was so much fun to photograph, congratulations to the happy couple!