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This was to be my penultimate wedding of August and what a busy month it had been. Then again I wouldn’t have it any other way! Jamie and Georgina met me at a local wedding fair after they were looking for their preferable venue to hold their wedding reception. It was lovely to chat about their ideas and plans and we met back up to discuss the day in more detail.
The wedding day soon arrived and I made my way to Georgina for the bridal preparations.
I arrived at her home and I was soon straight into it all with having the make-
Jamie and most of the guests were in the pub next door so it gave me a chance to briefly speak with Father Johnson who was to conduct the ceremony. Everyone started arriving around 20 minutes before proceedings began so I documented all of the build up. Georgina and the bridal party soon made an appearance and swiftly organised themselves ready for the order of march. The flower girls and bridesmaids walked up the aisle together whilst Georgina and her father were at the rear smiling away. The occasion did get to Georgina slightly and you could see she was understandably emotional but as soon as she was near Jamie she quickly got into the spirit of the day. The ceremony was beautiful and as soon as the readings were read and the hymns were sung they were soon exchanging rings and signing the register.
They walked back down the aisle as husband and wife and as soon as they got to the
church doors I gathered all of the guests together for the confetti photo. The newly
weds then met me at Mesnes park as they were traveling in a couple of classic cars
provided by Grace wedding cars of Ashton-
We all arrived at the DW Stadium in Wigan and I cracked on with the formal group shots as I like to get them out of the way. Before the wedding guests went upstairs to the reception suite the happy couple had the opportunity to see the room all done up with how they wanted it. It was stunning as it over looked the Wigan Latic’s & Warrior’s pitch. I captured some shots of the table decorations before the guests then entered and sat down ready to receive the new Mr & Mrs Cain. There were 3 heart felt speeches from Georgina’s father, Jamie’s best man and then finally the big man himself, Jamie.
I couldn’t wait to have a little walk around the stadium with Jamie and Georgina to get some photographs of them. The weather was perfect too with blue skies and a beautiful sunset. We got some shots pitch side after the wedding breakfast and before walking around to the marquee for the evening reception to begin. There was a candy car for those with a sweet tooth, there was a photo booth and the resident DJ who was playing some great tunes.
Before too long the first dance arrived and I organised my lights to how I like them. Jamie and Georgina were welcomed onto the dance floor with a huge cheer from their lovely guests. I think they enjoyed a couple of minutes of just them in each other’s arms before they then invited everyone else to join them.
The day was all done and dusted for me but I knew the evening was just getting into full swing. I left after congratulating them once again and ensuring they were happy with everything I had done. They were absolutely made up I was glad to hear!
I can’t wait to start the editing of their wedding day photographs but for now as always you can enjoy a small selection of the sneak peek shots from yesterday.