This wedding took place last summer at a venue I have worked at many times. Walworth Castle is located a couple of miles outside my hometown of Darlington. I have worked here steadily over the years & I even came here on a school trip over 20 years ago.
On this occasion it was beautiful summers day & the outdoor ceremony area made for the perfect location:
I grabbed a couple of quick shots with the groom outside:
From there it was on to the ceremony:
In this weather you have to be careful with the group shots as the sun is very bright in the afternoon. Luckily at Walworth there is plenty of trees to use to diffuse the light:
One great aspect of the large reception room at Walworth Castle is the skylights which allow for some fantastic natural light in the room, especially in the summer months:
Sometimes in the summer when it is particularly sunny, I suggest we do the couple portraits later in the day, usually around 6pm when the sun has gone down a bit.
Which is exactly what we did on this occasion:
The first dance was interesting in this case:
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