Yesterday I travelled down to London to join Raghad & Chris for their wedding photography at Painshill Park, in Cobham in Surrey!
I joined the girls for a relaxing morning at their family home in New Malden while my wingman Ben Spear joined the dudes in Cobham. Raghad’s family are originally Iraqi, so their service at St James’ in New Malden had a fascinating, bilingual Anglican slash Middle Eastern Orthodox hybrid ceremony. Then after a huge tunnel of confetti we headed off to Painshill Park for an afternoon reception in the blazing sunshine! It finally felt like a proper, toasty July wedding!
While guests arrived at the park, Rags, Chris & I bezzed off in a golf buggy to take a few portraits round the the 18th century Grade 1 listed landscape gardens and iconic follies! Then a beautiful afternoon was whiled away in the walled gardens of the park with their near and dear. It was great to see so many familiar faces myself too, as I seem to be working through this family! I’ve either shot or am booked to shoot the weddings of 3 brothers and 2 sisters related to this family!
I hope you enjoy their wedding story!
Beautiful day hey?! These guys make a fantastic pair and it was a complete pleasure capturing their story.
So here’s myself & Ben wishing them huge congratulations, an amazing honeymoon in The USA & Mexico and a very happy life together!
Barnaby + Ben
The suppliers involved in this Painshill Park Wedding were as follows: Hair & Makeup: Beauty Call | Florist: Simon Smith Flowers | Dress designer: Kenneth Winston | Car Hire: James Weddings (Beauford) and Victoria Events (Routemaster) | Cake maker: Cakes by Liz and Lorraine | Music/Entertainment: Lotus Classics (String quartet) and The Wedding DJ