What a pleasure this wedding was to capture!
Not only did I get to meet such a wonderful couple such as Kristina and Matthew but I got to experience two amazing venues I’ve never been to before. The very old and beautiful St Wilfrid’s, York and the hidden gem that is The National Centre for Early Music.
Now I’ve walked past St Wilfrid’s church so many times over the years and have always wondered what it was like inside. Well today is that day. It’s so stunning inside and just as you imagine it to look. Amazing architecture, incredible ceilings and beautiful artwork everywhere.
It was a nice sunny day and York city centre was bustling with activity. I arrived at St Wilfrid’s and went straight in to have a good look round and introduce myself to the vicar conducting the ceremony who was super nice and showed me round. At this time guests were quickly arriving and taking their seats, our groom Matt arrived looking very stylish and smart along with his groomsmen.
Kristina arrived in a lovely old classic car with her bridesmaid and was bubbling with a mixture of nerves and excitement. Both of them looked sensational and after a quick few shots outside with the car it was now time to get married.
After the ceremony all the guests were gathered outside the church to give their congratulations and had started to make their way to the National Centre of Early Music for the reception. Meanwhile, myself, the bride and groom and the groomsmen and bridesmaid had all taken a little stroll to the glorious museum gardens for a couple of shots. Such a fine place for photographs, you’ve got the river…stunning. The Abbey…also stunning. And the gardens and the museum itself. So within 30 mins you’ve got loads of variety and different and interesting backdrops within your collection of images.
Kristina and Matthews wedding car had parked down St Mary’s waiting to take us to the National Centre of Early Music. Once there the bubbly was flowing and we were also able to capture group shots in the lovely large gardens there. This place is like a little hidden oasis tucked away off Walmgate right in the centre of York city centre, such a gem!
This left just one shot left to capture…the full group shot followed by the throwing of the flowers. Well, they certainly got thrown, straight to bridesmaid! Well held that girl.
A huge Congratulations to you both.
Best wishes Ben x