Norfolk Hotel Bournemouth wedding

The Norfolk Hotel Bournemouth wedding of Hannah and Gordon

I’m delighted to be a recommended photographer at the Norfolk Hotel in Bournemouth so you can imagine how happy I was when Hannah and Gordon asked me to be their wedding photographer! Centrally located on Bournemouth’s Richmond Hill, it’s one of the town’s leading hotels.

“Thank you for capturing our day! The photos are perfect, we couldn’t be happier with them. Thank you for sharing our day with us as well, behind and in front of the camera” – Hannah and Gordon

Norfolk Hotel Bournemouth wedding
Norfolk Hotel Bournemouth wedding venue

Their wedding day dawned bright and sunny. And hot – very hot. In fact, it was one of the hottest days of the Summer. Not the best day to be wearing a heavy woollen kilt, waistcoat and jacket. I was sweltering in the heat, so can only imagine what the guys were having to endure!

Leading Bournemouth wedding photographer

From the Groom’s attire you’ll guess there’s a strong Celtic connection, and you’d be right. In fact, Gordon wasn’t the only one in a kilt. So were the Fathers, the Best Man and the Ushers. For the Ushers this was something of a novelty, so you can guess there was a fair bit of banter flying around!

Wedding at Norfolk Hotel Bournemouth
Wedding in Bournemouth

Hannah arrived in a absolutely stunning white Ford Mustang. It certainly turned everyone’s heads as it pulled up at the Hotel. Poor Gordon – he never even got to see it (let alone sit in it). He just heard it roar away, the V8 growling as it went up the hill.

White Ford Mustang wedding car
Bournemouth Bride in white Ford Mustang
Ford Mustang at Norfolk Hotel Bournemouth wedding

Tears and laughter. Happiness and tenderness. All of these emotions and more in this very purple wedding.

Bride and Father arrive at Bournemouth wedding
Groom cries at Bournemouth wedding
Family at Norfolk Hotel Bournemouth wedding
Exchange of rings - Norfolk Hotel Bournemouth wedding
Groom dips his Bride
Bride and Groom at Norfolk Hotel Bournemouth
Bubbles at Bournemouth wedding
Norfolk Hotel Bournemouth Bride blowing bubbles
Dorset wedding photographer
Bournemouth wedding photographer
Cupcakes at Bournemouth hotel wedding
Father's speech at Norfolk Hotel Bournemouth wedding
Laughter at Norfolk Hotel wedding
Speeches at Norfolk Hotel Bournemouth wedding
Bridal party at Norfolk Hotel Bournemouth
Bride at Norfolk Hotel Bournemouth wedding
Purple kilts at Bournemouth wedding
Bride blowing bubbles at wedding Bournemouth
Ushers with cigars at Bournemouth wedding

Afterwards we made our way down to the beach for the evening. Whilst family and friends enjoyed themselves at Aruba, I stole Hannah and Gordon away for a short while. The sun was going down, the beach was emptying. Perfect for some romantic shots underneath the Pier. A chance to relax and reflect on the start of their new life together.

Wedding sneakers
Wedding reception at Aruba Bournemouth
Aruba Bournemouth
Evening wedding reception Aruba Bournemouth
Wedding flowers at Aruba Bournemouth
Bride and Groom on Bournemouth Pier
Smiling Bride on Bournemouth Pier
Bride and Groom at Bournemouth Pier
Bournemouth Pier wedding - Bride and Groom

It was a real privilege to be a part of your day Hannah and Gordon – thank you so much! 🙂 xx

Update 28 Jan 2015: after I posted this to Facebook yesterday, Gordon shared it with this lovely comment ….

Wedding photography in Bournemouth

As I said earlier, I’m delighted to be a recommended photographer for the Norfolk Hotel. So, if you’re thinking about a hotel wedding in Bournemouth be sure to check them out. As a Bournemouth wedding photographer I’m both delighted and proud to be a recommended photographer for a number of the leading Dorset wedding venues and would be delighted to have a chat about what you want out of your wedding day, and how you want it recorded. Your wedding day’s unique, so shouldn’t the service that you receive be unique as well? Please use the contact form here on my website and I look forward to hearing from you very soon.

If you’re confused about the various styles of wedding photography that are now available, check out my guide and hopefully you’ll find it useful. 🙂

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