bride and groom sunset pictures


THE WEDDING DAY – February 23rd 2022

I first met up with Lyon and Rejoyce for a one of a kind preshoot back in August, where we met at Darley Abbey in Derby and spoke about their upcoming wedding at Swancar Farm. We instantly hit it off and I was excited to hear about the African theme to the wedding which I knew would make epic pictures.


I arrived at the venue early in the morning to find a very relaxed Rejoyce having her hair and make up finished off in the gorgous cottages within the grounds of the venue. Her bridesmaids were all lovely and made me feel welcome as I snapped away before we headed up to the bridal suite so that Rejoyce could get her gorgeous dress on.

They were getting married in the orangery and it looked stunning. Flower petals lined the aisle and the sun started shining in which lit up the large oak beams within the room – Perfect.

I met up with Lyon and the groomsmen as they arrived and left them in the capable hands of Tom my second shooter on the day. This gave me some time to nip up to the bridal suite where Rejoyce and the girls were enjoying some prosecco and were all in great spirits.

It was lovely to see Rejoyces mum and close family greeting her as they arrived and helped her into her stunning wedding dress.

As the ceremony started downstairs it was amazing to hear the African music and live band playing , coupled with the dancing and singing from the bridal party it literally was unbelievable. I could see Lyons eyes start filling up as the emotions started to intensify as Rejoyce started to walk towards him with her father.

The ceremony was amazing and Lyon and Rejoyce looked fantastic stood together.

They were smiling throughout the ceremony as they said their vows, watched by their family and friends.

A few pictures outside and then a couple with the newly weds before we headed in for wedding breakfast and some emotional speeches by friends and family.

The night do consisted of lots and drinking, dancing, celebrating and a whole lot of love and laughter with family and friends.

I loved your wedding day and am so glad I could be part of it. I wish you both all the best.

Bridal prep at swancar farm wedding day
Bridal suite at Swancar Farm country house
Groom on wedding morning
Bride with dress at swancar farm
Wedding dress african wedding
Dad and bride on wedding morning
Groom in the orangery at swancar farm wedding
bride and father of the bride
Swancar Farm Wedding Day
Bridesmaids crying on wedding day
Just married at swancar orangery
Bouquet toss on wedding day
Bride and Groom kissing on wedding day
Bride with best man on wedding day
wedding cake cutting at swancar in nottingham
father and daughter first dance
Bride and groom first dance at wedding venue