Nunsmere Hall Wedding Photography // Vicky + Tom

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Nunsmere Hall Wedding Photography

Back in May I got so shoot my first ever Nunsmere Hall wedding for Vicky and Tom. Nunsmere Hall in Northwich, Cheshire is a stunning wedding venue and I was really looking forward to shooting there. I arrived early for the bridal preparations where I met Jon Bird who was on film duties for the day. Jon Bird is an award winning wedding film maker and it was a real pleasure to work with Jon for Vicky and Tom’s wedding. Vicky’s proud father led her down stairs to the service room and Tom.  As Vicky arrived at the top of the aisle, Tom struggled to hold the tears back. I love moments like this, you can’t beat the moment when the groom’s emotion gets the better of him.

Singing Waiters

Vicky and Tom joined myself and Jon for some couple photos in the grounds whilst their guests enjoyed the wedding reception. The wedding breakfast followed and in a wedding of firsts for me, Vicky’s mum had booked surprise singing waiters. The singing waiters would appear after Vicky’s father had finished his own emotional (and very funny) wedding speech. The singing waiters were from Divas Disguised and they took everyone by surprise by bursting into a full operatic number. Within minutes they had every guest up on their feet swinging their napkins and swaying to the music. It was a brilliant experience for me as much as the guests (even if Jon and I missed out on our dinner to grab the shots). Once Divas Disguised had finished their brilliant routine, Tom and his best men completed the emotional and heartfelt speeches.

Magician Sam Fitton

Before the evening reception Vicky and Tom had booked Magician Sam Fitton to entertain their guests.  I’ve worked with Sam before and he is fantastic, you can see the wedding we did at Manchester Town Hall here. As always Sam was on top form and had the guests in fits of laughter and amazement with his fast paced jokes and outstanding magic tricks. Every time I started to shoot Sam he seemed to produce fire and it creates some cracking photos, although one of the guests below looked decidedly un-phased by it all!

The Rush

To complete a fantastic day of Nunsmere Hall wedding photography,  Vicky and Tom had The RUSH perform their first dance. Gav and the boys were on outstanding form. With the first dance featuring a terrific confetti explosion (which I helped choreograph) I managed to grab some great photos. With The RUSH on hand the party was bouncing late into the night. I loved shooting Vicky and Tom’s Nunsmere Hall wedding. It was hard to keep the number of pictures down for the blog as so much went on all day, so there’s a few more than normal in here. So here’s Vicky and Tom’s Nunsmere Hall wedding photography, enjoy…

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Nunsmere Hall Wedding Photography by James Tracey © 2017

Mottram Hall Wedding Photography // Anna and Tom

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Mottram Hall Wedding Photography

In May I got to shoot my first ever Mottram Hall wedding for Anna and Tom’s wedding day. I’d been to Mottram Hall only a couple of weeks earlier for the bridal preparation for Wendy and Carlton’s wedding. Mottram Hall is one of Cheshire’s best known hotels and it’s a fantastic wedding venue. Anna and Tom were both getting ready at Mottram Hall so I could jump between both rooms for the morning preparations. I knew it was going to be a good wedding after spending time with both the bridesmaids and groomsmen who were all up for a laugh and clearly planning on enjoying the day ahead. I couldn’t wait to shoot Anna and Tom’s Mottram Hall wedding photography.

Confetti In The Rain

Anna and Tom were married at Mottram Hall in a wonderful wedding service before heading out into the gardens for their reception. Magician Alex Fisher entertained the guests with some brilliant tricks (he even bamboozled me with a quite stunning trick with a £10 note and a Cadbury’s Crunchie). With the threat of rain hanging over us I quickly shot the formal groups and couple photos before the inevitable rain arrived and delayed the confetti photo. This was a wedding party that would not let the weather get in the way and despite the drizzle we shot the confetti in the rain!

Hilarious Wedding Speeches

The absolute highlight of Anna and Tom’s Mottram Hall wedding were the incredible speeches. I’ve been lucky enough to have witnessed some brilliant speeches shooting over 200 weddings however Anna and Tom’s were truly hilarious wedding speeches. I have never laughed as often during the speeches and I have never shot as many images during the speeches. The best men were absolutely brilliant and had the room on their feet in fits of laughter for their entire speech. With the rain now long gone Anna and Tom spent fifteen minutes with me for some extra couple photos before the Jukebox Band got the evening reception going!

I loved shooting Anna and Tom’s Mottram Hall wedding photography. It was a brilliant wedding from start to finish and Anna and Tom were wonderfully welcoming and fun all day long. So here’s Anna and Tom’s wedding day, photos by me, music by BORNS…

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Mottram Hall wedding photography by James Tracey © 2017

Adlington Hall Wedding Photographer // Wendy + Carlton

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Adlington Hall Wedding Photographer

Wendy and Carlton’s Adlington Hall wedding took place on a beautiful spring day back in May. It was great to be back at Adlington Hall, a venue I know well having shot Sarah and Ross’ wedding there previously. Daniel Lloyd joined me on Sarah and Ross’ wedding and it was great to team up with Dan again for Wendy and Carlton’s wedding. Both Wendy and Carlton got ready at Mottram Hall before making the short journey over the Adlington Hall.

Unique Angle

Wendy arrived in front of Adlington Hall, which provided a dramatic backdrop to the start of the wedding. With Dan position on the balcony he had a unique angle for the marriage service at Adlington Hall and I love the shot of  Wendy walking up the aisle. The reception was held in the Courtyard at Adlington Hall. With a handful of couple photos shot in the gardens, the guests greeted Wendy and Carlton with confetti as they made their way to the Hunting Lodge for the wedding breakfast.

Beautiful Sunset

The wedding speeches completed the wedding breakfast with the speeches being very funny and emotional. With a beautiful sunset outside, Wendy and Carlton joined Dan and I for fifteen minutes of photos close to Adlington Hall. Wendy and Carlton then cut the cake before starting their evening reception with their first dance. I always enjoy being an Adlington Hall wedding photographer and it was great to work alongside Dan Lloyd again.

So here’s what Dan and I shot as Wendy and Carlton’s Adlington Hall wedding photographers.

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Colshaw Hall Wedding Photography // Jess and Phil

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Colshaw Hall Wedding Photography

Jess and Phil had their wedding at Colshaw Hall in Over Peover in Cheshire. As I have mentioned before, I always enjoy shooting Colshaw Hall wedding photography. With seven Colshaw Hall weddings in 2017, it’s a venue I will be spending plenty of time in Over Peover this year. Of course, this wasn’t my first wedding at Colshaw Hall this year and you can see more about Lucy and James’ spring wedding at Colshaw Hall here. Colshaw Hall is a fabulous venue that has been improved even more this year with the addition of the Pavilion. A purpose built space for guest to enjoy the wedding reception drinks or even a lovely room for a smaller, more intimate wedding breakfast.

Couple Photos at Colshaw Hall

Jess got ready at Colshaw Hall before taking the golf buggy over to The Stables for her wedding to Phil. Jess and Phil were married in front of their family and friends before being showered with confetti as they walked out of The Stables. Their reception was held in The Pavilion before I borrowed Jess and Phil for the couple photos in the grounds of Colshaw Hall. The grounds are so lovely it makes it really easy to shoot great Colshaw Hall wedding photography!

Wedding First Dance

After the wedding breakfast the speeches were fantastic and even featured an appearance from Jurgen Klopp, the Liverpool manager (well, it was a wedding guest who looked very similar!). Jess and Phil’s evening reception started with their first dance before I made my way home after another fantastic day of Colshaw Hall wedding photography. I always enjoy shooting weddings at Colshaw Hall and again have to say a huge thanks to Shelley, Ian Brown the Toastmaster and the team from Barretts Event Caterers, who all looked after me and kept me well fed. It really is a great team at Colshaw Hall!

So here’s Jess and Phil’s Colshaw Hall wedding photography…

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Spring Wedding At Colshaw Hall // Lucy + James

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Spring Wedding at Colshaw Hall

Lucy and James held their spring wedding at Colshaw Hall. Colshaw Hall is without doubt one of the finest wedding venues in Cheshire and one of the best in the UK. I was delighted to be shooting the first of my seven weddings there in early March. Lucy got ready in the bridal suite within the main house at Colshaw Hall with her bridesmaids. Meanwhile James was with his groomsmen in the kitchen below (where they may have had a cheeky whiskey or two!). When Lucy had finished her preparations and her father had seen her in her wedding dress for the first time it was over to The Stables for the marriage service.

The Stables at Colshaw Hall

A somewhat more nervous looking James was waiting at the top of the aisle in The Stables at Colshaw Hall. Lucy was proudly walked up the aisle by her father. I love the moment between Lucy and James as he saw her in the wedding dress for the first time (above). After Lucy and James saidf their ‘I do’s’, Toastmaster Ian helped arrange the guests for the confetti shot. I love shooting the confetti outside The Stables at Colshaw Hall as I always get a great shot, like the one I got for Tania and Tom which you can see here.

The Peel Suite

After the confetti Lucy, James and their guests made their way over to The Peel Suite and the new Pavillion. I whisked Lucy and James away around the grounds of Colshaw Hall for their couple photos. Once the couple photos were complete everyone went into the Peel Suite for the speeches. The Peel Suite looked amazing and it was enhanced by light up letters from The Word Is Love.

The Rush

The evening entertainment at Lucy and James’ spring wedding at Colshaw Hall were The Rush, one of the best wedding bands in the business. Lead singer Gavin got the dancefloor absolutely bouncing and was out in the crowd to get everyone up for an amazing evening party. The Rush really are top class I can highly recommend them for your wedding at Colshaw Hall.

I must also thank the brilliant team at Colshaw Hall, Shelley, Sarah and Ian, for looking after me and the team at Barretts Event Caterers for once again making sure I was well fed with their absolutely delicious food. So here’s Lucy and James’ spring wedding at Colshaw Hall. Music by Tal Bachman, photos by me…

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Sandhole Oak Barn Wedding Photography // Helen and Danny

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Sandhole Oak Barn Wedding Photography

Helen and Danny’s Sandhole Oak Barn Wedding Photography saw me return to one of Cheshire’s best wedding venues. Sandhole Oak Barn is a fantastic venue and I was delighted to be back only a few months after shooting Erin and Andy’s wedding in July. with the first being Erin and Andy’s wedding.  Helen got ready at Sandhole Oak Barn and had the services of the multi award winning team at Flossy and Leigh on make up duties. Helen’s bridesmaids were great fun too and the preparation was wonderfully relaxed and light hearted!

Relaxed Couple Photos

Danny was looking very relaxed waiting inside Sandhole Oak Barn before Helen arrived, escorted by her proud father. With smiles, laughter and the odd tear, Helen and Danny’s wedding at Sandhole Oak Barn was wonderful! Once Helen and Danny had walked back down the aisle (whilst being showered with confetti) the reception started and the fizz started to flow. Whilst the reception was in full flow at Sandhole Oak Barn, Helen and Danny joined me for their relaxed couple photos in the grounds of Sandhole Oak Barn. Shooting Helen and Danny really was not a tough job, with the camera loving both of them. Perhaps not entirely surprising as Helen has worked as a model!

The Word Is Love

After the speeches, cake cutting and sparkler photos, it was time for the evening reception and with a strong Irish contingent in the wedding party, it came as no surprise that the reception was great fun. Helen and Danny kicked off the party with their first dance in front of the light up letters from my good friends at The Word Is Love. I’ve shot plenty of weddings where The Word Is Love have provided their fantastic light up letters (including Vicky and Stefano’s Didsbury House Hotel wedding). As a wedding photographer, I love having light up letters to shoot as they added something completely unique to Helen and Danny’s Sandhole Oak Barn wedding photography.

So here’s Helen and Danny’s Sandhole Oak Barn Wedding Photography. Music by Sigur Ros, photos by me…

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Sandhole Oak Barn, Manchester Rd, Hulme Walfield, Congleton CW12 2JH. 01260 224215

Sandhole Oak Barn wedding photography by James Tracey  © 2017

Wedding at Colshaw Hall // Tania and Tom

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Wedding at Colshaw Hall

Tania and Tom had their wedding at Colshaw Hall, one of Cheshire’s most exclusive wedding venues. I love weddings at Colshaw Hall and have been lucky enough to have shot quite a few weddings there including Naomi and Tom’s wedding which you can see here. I met up with Tania at her parents home close to Colshaw Hall for the bridal make up. It was great to work alongside Laura Mayers who was on make up duty. Once Tania and her bridesmaids were all set, I made the journey over to Colshaw Hall where the girls were finishing getting ready. Once Tania was in her dress it was over to The Stables to see Tom. It’s safe to say Tom looked a little nervous and with good reason as the Stables was absolutely packed with guests. Also performing were a full choir and harpist to add something even more special to Tania and Tom’s wedding service.

Wonderful Atmosphere

Tania arrived on Colshaw Hall’s golf buggy and made her big entrance. Tom managed to just about hold it together as Tania joined him at the top of the aisle. Their service was fantastic with the choir creating a wonderful atmosphere and with guests encouraged (very enthusiastically) to join in by the choir it was an uplifting a fun marriage service. After a cracker of a confetti photo, Tania and Tom and their guests enjoyed canapes and drinks on the lawn at Colshaw Hall. With the couple photos shot in twenty minutes,Tania and Tom re-joined their guests for the wedding breakfast. The speeches were very funny and ended with Tom being ‘knighted’ by his best man. With the first dance starting off the evening ceremony I left Tania and Tom to enjoy the rest of their wedding at Colshaw Hall.

So here’s Tania and Tom’s wedding at Colshaw Hall. Music by COLLEAGUES, photos by me…

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A Wedding at Colshaw Hall by James Tracey © 2017

Emily and Chris’ wedding at Colshaw Hall

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Wedding Photography at Colshaw Hall

Emily and Chris’ wedding at Colshaw Hall back in July saw me return to one of my favourite wedding venues, the stunning Colshaw Hall. I shot my first wedding back in 2014 (Naomi and Tom’s wedding which you can see here) and I couldn’t wait to shoot Emily and Chris’ wedding at Colshaw Hall as it is a top class venue in Cheshire. Helping me out was James Andrew, who was on second shooting duty, so James started the day at Cottons Hotel and Spa with Chris and the lads whilst I met up with Emily at Colshaw Hall.

It was my first time working alongside Matt from Aaron Rose Wedding Films who is a thoroughly top fella. It was great to see Chloe Johnson on make up duties again (we worked together at Lauren and Barry’s wedding at The Midland Hotel). Once the bridal preparation were complete I made the short journey over to the Stables for the marriage ceremony. With a few tears (bit plenty more smiles) it was a lovely emotional service before the guests showered Emily and Chris with confetti.

Gardens of Colshaw Hall

As it was a rare dry day in summer (thankfully) Emily and Chris had their reception in the private garden of Colshaw Hall where their guests enjoyed canapes and drink. Emily and Chris joined me, James and Matt for 20 minutes of couple photos (and video) in the gardens of Colshaw Hall before returning for their big entrance into their wedding breakfast.

Following the wedding breakfast (that tasted awesome, big thanks to Barrett’s Event Caterers for sorting some food for us too) and the speeches, Emily and Chris headed outside to cut the wedding cake before their first dance and evening reception. Great to see John King from The RUSH again and they had the dance floor packed (as always) ! Big thanks as always to Shelley and the team at Colshaw Hall for making me feel so welcome, to James Andrew for his efforts on the day and to Matt for being a proper good laugh to work alongside.

So here’s Emily and Chris’ wedding at Colshaw Hall . Music by Oh Land, photos by me…

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Colshaw Hall, Stocks Lane, Over Peover, Cheshire WA16 8TW.

Wedding at Sandhole Oak Barn // Erin and Andy

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Wedding at Sandhole Oak Barn

Erin and Andy booked me to shoot their wedding at Sandhole Oak Barn in July at one of Cheshire’s leading wedding venues. Sandhole Oak Barn has been on my wish-list of wedding venues for a while and then I took three bookings for 2016, with the first being Erin and Andy’s wedding. Sandhole Oak Barn is a stunning venue in the Cheshire countryside. It’s an exclusive use venue with accommodation, a beautiful service room, extensive grounds and its own private lake!

With Erin and Andy both getting ready at Sandhole Oak Barn, I arrived nice and early to start the day with Erin’s bridal preparation before jumping between Erin and Andy’s rooms to capture the morning excitement. It was lovely to see Sian, from The Flower Lounge in Didsbury, who was adding her special touch to the entrance of the barn. I highly recommend Sian to all my wedding couples, her work is beautiful and she’s a multiple Wedding Industry Award winner too, so definitely check out Sian’s stunning work!

Unplugged Service

Andy and the groomsmen were hard at work putting the finishing touches to the reception room. I loved the sign on the entrance asking for an unplugged service, mainly because I managed to get a name check in the sign and also because unplugged ceremonies mean your guests are truly engaged in the wedding rather than their phone. Once the room was set I went back to see Erin who was in her dress as we did the big reveal to her dad and then it was a short walk to the barn for Erin and Andy’s marriage service. The service room looked beautiful and there was the extra touch of light up letters from The Word Is Love. Andy was slightly nervous as Erin made her way into the barn, but all the nerves quickly disappeared and Erin and Andy had a wonderful, personal wedding at Sandhole Oak Barn.

The Rush

After Erin and Andy were married all the guests made their way outside onto the terrace overlooking the lake as the wedding guests were entertained by brilliant acoustic duo of Gav and John from The Rush. Andy even joined Gav and John to perform one of his favourite Red Hot Chilli Peppers songs! With the wedding guests enjoying the food and drink Erin and Andy sneaked away with me for their couple photos. With just twenty minutes of lightly directed couple photos in the bag, it was back to the barn for the wedding breakfast. Top Table provide the food and they were kind enough to give me the full three courses too and I can heartily recommend their beautiful food. It was absolutely delicious! The speeches followed the meal and then it was onto the evening reception.

Confetti Cannons

For their first dance Erin and Andy had some confetti cannons.  I set up one at either side of Erin and Andy so that one minute into their first dance, the cannons went off and we capture the brilliant photo at the top of the blog. I love creating images like this for my couples, photos with a bit of ‘wow’ factor, that capture the spirit of the day. Erin and Andy were great fun all day long and I was delighted that this shot worked so well for them. Once the first dance was complete, John had teamed up with the rest of The Rush band and they then rocked the dance floor late into the night. It was a tremendous wedding day and I loved every minute shooting Erin and Andy’s wedding at Sandhole Oak Barn. I’m back at Sandhole Oak Barn October and I can’t wait to return!

So here’s Erin and Andy’s wedding at Sandhole Oak Barn. Music by The Foo Fighters, photos by me…

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Sandhole Oak Barn, Manchester Rd, Hulme Walfield, Congleton CW12 2JH. 01260 224215

Wedding at Sandhole Oak Barn by James Tracey  © 2016

Knutsford Wedding Photographer // Julia and Jo

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Knutsford Wedding Photographer

A week after I shot Hayley and Tim’s wedding at The Belle Epoque I was back at the same venue for Jules and Jo’s wedding. The morning was spent in Hale Barns at Jules’ home where I worked alongside one of the video teams from Dave Spink Photography for the bridal preparation. Once Jules’ dad had seen her in her wedding dress we made the very short trip to Holy Angels Catholic Church, literally around the corner for the marriage service. It was a relaxed service where I was allowed free reign within the church to shoot Jules and Jo’s wedding. Once the service was over we made our way outside for the confetti shot and a handful of family formals. Everyone made their way to The Belle Epoque in Knutsford for the reception and just like the Hayley and Tim’s wedding the week before, all the guests were outside on the terrace as we enjoyed another warm summers day!

Natural Couple Photos

As the guests enjoyed their drinks on the terrace I worked quietly in the background to capture everyone enjoying themselves. After the delicious meal (which I was very lucky to enjoy thanks to Jules and Jo) the speeches took place. Jules and Jo then joined me on the streets of Knutsford for some natural couple photos before we returned to the Belle Epoque for the start of the evening reception. Jules and Jo kicked off the party with their first dance. I loved being Jules and Jo’s Knutsford wedding photographer at The Belle Epoque and it was great to be back at one of my favourite wedding venues so soon after my last wedding. I’m already looking forward to heading back to The Belle Epoque soon!

So here’s Jules and Jo’s wedding at The Belle Epoque. Music by Anna of The North, photos by me…

 

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