Classically elegant wedding in Chelsea Physic Garden London

It was so beautiful to capture the union of a such lovely couple in London Chelsea Physic Garden.
The bride lives in Chelsea, her beautiful apartment is situated beside the Thames, the natural light just floods in through the huge windows. The ceremony was held in Chelsea registry office, such a beautiful historic venue which opens out onto the high street.  The wedding reception venue – Chelsea Physic Garden was surrounded by the most astonishing plants and flowers evoking a sense of an enchanted garden. The garden was founded in 1673 by the Society of Apothecaries; one of Europe’s oldest botanic gardens. Important Herb and Medicinal collections, and of Mediterranean plants.

The striking bride, covered in white from head to toe walked in white Manolo Blahnik wearing a graceful dress provided by Oscar de la Renta; classically elegant.

It was an honour to be able to photograph this day. Such a perfect fairytale wedding.

Dress: Oscar de la Renta
Flowers: Jens Jakobsen Floral Construction
Shoes: Manolo Blahnik
Venue: Chelsea Physic Garden

 

Vintage festival styled wedding photo shoot with Blue Fizz Events at Clovelly Court North Devon

We were blessed with a stunning location and beautiful weather for this spring styled wedding shoot at Clovelly Court in North Devon.  It was the first time I had visited this venue and the first thing that jumped out at me was beautiful Victorian walled gardens (Clovelly Court Gardens), I absolutely LOVE wedding venues with gardens, they are a rich source of vibrant and beautiful scenery for a photo shoot or real life wedding photos. I particularly love the old walled around these gardens, they have so much texture!

The photo shoot was styled with a vintage and festival theme. This stunning styled wedding photo shoot organised by the Devon wedding planning company Blue Fizz Events. Featuring the Blue Fizz gorgeous marquees. Blue Fizz Events’ highly professional and efficient wedding planner team will create wonderful experiences for your marquee celebration – whatever the occasion, and across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. They specialise in planning weddings, christenings, anniversary parties and corporate events – and of course they offer marquee hire too.

It was the first time I had worked with the Blue Fizz team and all I can say is that I was very impressed by their professionalism, amazing organisation, and the abundance of creative ideas they had for the photo shoot. The models were also very experienced and were great to work with.

My favourite elements of the photo shoot:
I loved all the flowers in garden especially the bed of tulips.  The bouquet was brilliant, the colours suited the theme perfectly.
The vintage dresses supplied by the wonderful Days Of Grace, who supply heirloom gowns of a vintage style for brides. These one-off designs are made from antique lace and vintage textiles and are perfect for country weddings, barefoot on the beach or a beautiful summer picnic and they are all so so beautiful.
The headdresses were all so pretty, my favourite was the Liberty Halo headdress supplied byHey Jules. The Liberty Halo is perfect for the free spirited bride.

Here are some images from our styled Vintage Festival photo shoot at Clovelly Court, Clovelly Village.

I would like to give a huge thank you to the following Devon wedding suppliers:
Days Of Grace
Nirvana Hair & Beauty Barnstaple
Hey Jules
Kye Tew Jewellery
Vintage Button Bridal Designs
Offshore Blooms
Cherry Blossom Cakes & Cupcakes

Bristol wedding – Ashton Court Estate

Claire and Ollie were married in the stunning Ashton Court Mansion in Bristol this November.

Their wedding was themed with the beautiful Bristol Blue* and gold and the couple share a great passion for music so their wedding was a very lively affair. The couple have an abundance of amazing friends and family and it was a pleasure capturing their perfect day!

Ashton Court Mansion sits proudly on the edge of 860 acres of glorious, undulating parkland. Protected by a sweep of high ground, the estate is only a short distance from the Clifton Suspension bridge, and a five minute drive from the city’s vibrant and cosmopolitan centre.

*This shade of blue is used for the world famous Bristol blue glass, which was started back in 1988 by James Adlington, with the help of glass maker Peter St Clair.

Winter Family photo shoot Cornwood, Plymouth, Devon

It was a beautiful day spent on an adventure with this lovely family for their special woodland winter photo shoot. The family chose the location due to the stunning pink painted oak tree; of course the girls love anything pink! The oak tree is a brilliant fluorescent shade of pink painted by Henry Bruce in the small Devon village of Cornwood.

Henry Bruce, 35, wanted to raise awareness of a fungal disease which is affecting trees across the country.

Read more about this campaign on the Daily Mail website.

It was very fun on location portrait session, the girls enjoyed exploring the woodland and playing with the leaves and fresh saw dust! As you can see there is so much love in this family and the little girls are so very cute!

I love on location natural family portraits, being a natural light photographer I love nothing more than taking a trip to the local beach, park or woodland with a family to capture them laughing and having fun.

All life stages can be photographed by Liberty Pearl Photography from maternity to 100-year-olds’ birthdays! I am comfortable shooting any age: babies, toddlers, children and adults, for both full family and individual portraits. Please contact me for further information.

Revival Living – Interior Design Photo Shoot

We fell in love with the beautiful Cornish beach cottage and it’s gorgeous furniture, during a recent interior design photo shoot in Cawsand. We worked with an extremely creative Devon based company Revival Furniture, to capture some of their stunning interior design projects.

Revival Furniture tastefully aims to put the life back into your old furniture, floors and kitchens. They paint old furniture that has lost its lustre, turning it into something bright and beautiful that compliments your home and surroundings, using the fantastic colour palette of Annie Sloan paints.

Revival Furniture love taking influences from France and Scandinavia and make things look beautifully stylish. The company focus on professional furniture painting, interior decorating, seat pad upholstery, fireplace painting, interior cupboards and kitchens, stairs and floors painting.

Bristol Family Portrait – Vassels Park

In this gallery you can see a selection of photographs from a family photo shoot in the stunning Vassels Park in Bristol. Even in winter the park was teaming with beautiful trees and colourful flowers.

The family had a happy day and we enjoyed the inspiring nature in this unique place.

I love on location natural family portraits, being a natural light photographer I love nothing more than taking a trip to the local park or woodland with a gorgeous family to capture them having fun and smiling.

All life stages can be photographed by Liberty Pearl Photography from maternity to 100-year-olds’ birthdays! I am comfortable shooting any age: babies, toddlers, children and adults, for both full family and individual portraits.

Cornish wedding at Menheniot Church / Boconnoc House and Estate – Mr and Mrs Rixon

This was such a lovely Cornish wedding at the Boconnoc House & Estate in one of Cornwall’s stunning valleys. Of course it was blessed with the typical English summer weather, the day started with torrential rain and lightening bolts, and finished with glorious sunshine and brilliant blue skies! The couple were married in the bride’s local family church in the quaint little Cornish village of Menheniot. After the ceremony they were quickly whisked off in a beautiful vintage car to Castle Air, they couple were greeted with champagne just before boarding their helicopter to the wedding venue.

I had no choice but to travel with the bride and groom to document this momentous occasion. It was superb! I was so excited I almost forgot to take photos! We arrived at the Boconnoc Estate within 10 minutes of flight, to the excited wedding guests who were waiting on the lawn with their cameras at the ready for the VIP arrival. What a way to make an entrance! The afternoon was followed with croquet on the lawn, lots of Pimms, jam and clotted cream scones, dancing and lots more fun shenanigans!

Congratulations to Briony and Edward, your wedding day was just perfect and full of so much love and happiness I know it will last a lifetime xxxx

Below is the bible verse that was read at the church wedding ceremony, it was really lovely:

1 John 4:9-12
This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.

Autumn Winter family photo shoot in Devon – Saltram House

I wanted to test out a location for wintery family photo shoots, so Liberty Pearl and I headed down to the beautiful National Trust woodland at Saltram House in Devon. The Saltram Estate is situated on the outskirts of Plymouth, so it is the perfect spot for an on location family or pre-wedding photo shoot. The autumn trees were so beautifully coloured. We had a lovely morning walking around the gardens and woodland, and I am really happy with the photos. In fact I liked them so much we used them as our Christmas cards this year!

Saltram House is a magnificent Georgian mansion and tranquil garden positioned at the heart of this historic parkland. Saltram overlooks the River Plym and is set in a rolling landscape park that provides precious green space on the outskirts of Plymouth. Strolling along the riverside or through the woodland, you can almost forget that the city lies so close. It is definitely worth a visit.

Cornish Wedding – The Green Cornwall – Sophie and Martin

Sophie and Martin were married in March in the beautiful wedding venue The Green Cornwall. They were extremely lucky with stunning weather; the sun was shining from the start of the ceremony until the last dance. The wedding guests had lots of fun enjoying the weather in the venue’s vast gardens set right on the edge of Bodmin Moor. The breathtaking scenery, coupled with fabulous live acoustic music, delicious home baked cakes, gorgeous sunshine and large sprinkling of love and happiness produced the perfect wedding day from the bride and groom and their friends and family!!!

We love being a wedding photographer in the South West. We are based in Plymouth, Devon and cover weddings in Bristol, London and Cornwall, but as Liberty Pearl Photography is a destination wedding photographer we are happy to take bookings anywhere in the UK or abroad.

La Belle Wedding Magazine Styled Wedding Shoot – Cornwall

What a lovely way to spend the day, photographing a beautiful bride for a La Belle Wedding Magazine festival wedding feature. We went to one of my favourite Cornish wedding venues  The Green Cornwall, which is a luxurious Cornish escape, set in a private estate surrounded by orchards, meadows, a lake, and the stunning skylines of Cornwall’s iconic mining heritage. The weather was unpredictable at times so we had to dash between the house, gardens and cottages to avoid the showers, but this made the day a lot more fun!

A huge thank you to the following local suppliers for making the photo shoot a success. The beautiful dress was provided by The Wedding Company in Plympton, and the colourful bouquets were made by Honours Flowers. Our breathtaking model Becky Smith was styled by Gem Ryder Make Up Artist and Vogue Hair. The beautiful venue was The Green Cornwall. Please take a look at the photos, we absolutely love the photos and are very pleased with the results!