Clare & Tom were married in July at Cranham Church in Gloucestershire, and went on to celebrate at Elmore Court, a stunning Edwardian country house with a new sustainably-constructed building especially for dining and dancing, called ‘The Gillyflower’. Clare & Tom had previously had an Engagement Shoot, and it was fantastic to see them both again on the day of their wedding, after we had been talking about it excitedly for so long! Clare described the theme of their wedding as ‘modern boho’, inspired by a love of flowers, and they wanted a day that was relaxed but glamorous. They certainly achieved this – Clare looked gorgeous in her wedding dress by Intuzuri, shoes by Love Art Wear Art, chapel-length veil and flower crown, and Tom looked very dapper in his midnight blue tuxedo from Pakeman Catto & Carter with velvet bow tie. Clare’s hair is by Tom Vining from Love The Salon and makeup is by Rebecca Frances. The flowers are by Sorori Design and are absolutely incredible – I just love Clare’s bouquet! The cake is also a real delight, by Curtis & Co Cakes. There are so many details about this wedding that are hugely inspirational – for example the wedding stationery, table plan and favours were all designed and made by Clare herself with help from family. They also put so much hard work into making sure that guests were entertained at the reception, with live music and a photobooth, and there were giant balloons from The Giant Balloon Company – a must for our sunset photos later! I also loved that Clare & Tom did their speeches outside in the grounds of Elmore Court, before then going into The Gillyflower for their wedding breakfast and evening fun. Clare changed into a second dress for dancing, by Chi Chi London, and the dancefloor was lit with giant letter lights by Aisle Hire It, as guests partied the night away. This was a completely amazing day and I loved being at Elmore Court – what a fantastic place for a celebration. Big thanks and congratulations to Clare & Tom – wow, what a wonderful wedding! I wish you all the very best for a long and happy future together x
Clare & Tom’s wedding has recently been featured on Love My Dress Blog – pop over there for even more inspiration and information about their day. Clare & Tom wrote a very kind review of my work there, here is what they said:
“We saw Gemma’s portfolio when viewing another venue prior to Elmore and we immediately loved her contemporary, creative, relaxed and natural style, plus her exceptional attention to detail. It was easy to see why she is an award winning wedding photographer! The quality of her work is incredible and after meeting Gemma we knew she was ‘The One’. She blended in so naturally on the day, which is exactly what we wanted.”
Their wedding has also been featured by Elmore Court themselves – you can visit this here for lots more ideas. If you are getting married at Elmore Court and are looking for a wedding photographer, I would love to hear from you as it would be a pleasure to shoot more weddings at this fabulous venue!
So, here are just a few of my favourite photographs from Clare & Tom’s beautiful wedding day…