I first met with Hannah at wedding fair, where we chatted at length about the type of wedding day she wanted. It was very obvious that this lovely lady had a clear vision of the type of wedding day she wanted. With her heart set on a romantic winter wedding, the couple choose to marry in the month of December at the beautiful Makeney Hall Hotel, Milford, Derbyshire. Hannah has a very keen eye for details and wanted lots of candles, lots of gold and lots of relaxed and natural wedding photographs to remember her wedding day by.
The day started at Makeney Hall itself, where I met with Hannah, her bridesmaids and Mum who were all getting ready in one of the Hotel's spacious bedroom suites. With the champagne flowing I was able to capture some lovely getting ready shots of our Bride making her final preperations before the ceremony itself.
Groom Craig, was keen to have a few photographs too and we took a few moments to step outside into the Hotels gardens to capture some candid and posed shots before the ceremony took place. Hannah and Craig choose to get married in the Lavinia Suite, with rich dark wood panelling and lots of candles and lanterns to provide a romantic and intimate feel for their late afternoon wedding ceremony. After exchanging their wedding vows the couple posed for a few signing the register shots before taking their first steps down the aisle as husband and wife.
We made our way outside for a small number of couple and family photographs to make the most of the last remaining winter light but the cold temperatures and the strong winds made it difficult to stay outside for too long! We retired indoors to the warmth of the open fires, where guests could enjoy relax and enjoy reception drinks until they were called to dine in the Conservatory.
Hannah & Craig had gone to great lengths to dress and accessories the room with lots of lights, candles and pretty details which really made the room sparkle and glow against the bleak winter backdrop. A very stylish winter wedding for a truly fabulous couple. Congratulations to the wonderful Mr and Mrs Parker. Here are just a few of their wedding highlights x