Laura & Rob got married on 22nd December at Rosedew Farm, a gorgeous barn venue on the coast at Llantwit Major, South Wales. I think getting married at this time of year is a fab idea, as everyone is always in good spirits, but also because the dark and cold days are perfect for loads of lovely ambient light and creating a cosy atmosphere. This Wedding was certainly cosy: full of fairy lights, candles and sparklers! It just looked SO pretty.
Laura and Rob had been together since their university days, and it was clear to see they were meant to be from the initial meeting I had with them. They told me how they wanted to keep the Wedding low key and to their taste and personality, which I always value as a photographer. So many couples feel the need to keep up with tradition or keep their families happy with a wedding they expect, but this isn't necessary anymore, and I love it when I get to photograph a Wedding Day which exactly represents the couple.
Rosedew Farm has accommodation on site next to the barn, and this is where close family and friends got ready and then stayed on the evening of the Wedding. This made it much easier for me and means I can capture a bit of Groom prep without leaving the bride for too long!
Laura and Rob married at 2pm, and then we went straight in to confetti, group shots and couple portraits before it got dark. I loved Laura and Rob's food options for the day: guests were welcomed with mince pies, and their Wedding meal was hog roast with all the trimmings, followed by a dessert table full of yummy treats made by friends and family, and pizza was served in the night by Ffwrnes Pizza. My kind of Wedding food! The barn was transformed for the evening reception and looked incredible! Lots of dancing commenced and then sparklers happened before the first dance. I definitely think sparklers should be essential at all Weddings! They look incredible!
A big thank you to Rob and Laura for having me as their Wedding photographer - I had a great time photographing your day and you were a fab couple to work with!