Winter Wedding at Claridge’s London
Maxine and Jamie’s Winter Wedding at Claridge’s London was a super day to photograph. As well as being set at one of London’s most iconic hotels, fabulous guests and characters made this a pleasure to document. Winter weddings can be quite tricky to photograph because of the low levels of light, but the atmosphere always makes up for that challenge. By using fast prime lenses and years of experience of low light photography, it’s still possible to get amazing photos without having to use flash or other additional lighting for most of the day.
Luxury London Wedding Venue
A wedding at Claridge’s in London is always going to be a great start to married life! Along with the planning team and other suppliers, a luxury wedding venue will make sure everything runs smoothly in the run-up as well as on the wedding day itself. Whether its a Ritz wedding, or getting married at the Dorchester or The Savoy, there’s many famous hotels to get married at in London.
Documentary Wedding Photography in London
Coverage started with Jamie and his family getting ready in a flat just off Oxford Street. It was a great chance to catch up with Jamie’s aunt who was one of the picture editors at The Times newspaper when I worked there as a photojournalist before becoming a full-time wedding photographer. I then headed over to Claridge’s where Maxine was getting ready in one of the suites. The ceremony was in the Ballroom, including Floyd, the ring bearing dog who performed flawlessly. After the wedding ceremony we did some quick portraits using some of the spaces in the hotel, as well as their stunning Christmas tree in the hotel lobby. A quick full group photo, bouquet toss and it was soon time for the meal and speeches. The party got going later in the evening with a First Dance and Father and Daughter dance before my coverage ended.
Check out their story in the highlights slideshow above. If you’d like to see some more low-light weddings, head over to check out some more Winter wedding photography. You might also like to see what it’s like getting married in Parliament, or a Low Light Wedding at St Etheldredas in London.
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