Oulton Hall Wedding Photographer | Leeds Wedding Photography

Sam + Paul held their wedding at Oulton Hall, a large manor house on the outskirts of Leeds set at the end of a long sweeping driveway in beautiful grounds. There is a pillared entrance that leads into the grand reception and the house is decorated in chandeliers, pockets of light and a grand staircase, all of which provide great opportunities for making some beautiful wedding photography.

Sam got ready in the bridal suite where I spent a couple of hours with her and the bridal party and then met with Paul as he arrived in his topless sports car, and as the weather behaved itself that day, what better way to arrive for the biggest day of your life (after the birth of their children of course!). An advantage of having everything in one place on the day means that their are no logistical concerns and for me I am able to easily capture both sides of the pre wedding excitement.

The ceremony room is ornate and well lit with the natural light gently illuminating it. With  some intimate vows and speeches, I was able to capture some emotional responses which for me is what the ceremony is all about; a massive declaration of love in front of all of your favourite people and in which case who could blame anyone for shedding a tear or two.

After the ceremony the reception took place in the garden before the meal and speeches where I was able to take full advantage of the amazing light on  the day. Here is a small selection of photos from the wedding to demonstrate the candid nature that I aim to achieve with my wedding photography.

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Alex Abbott is a Documentary Leeds Wedding Photographer working throughout Yorkshire and the UK. Please click here to get in touch about your wedding photography.