Posts tagged northamptonshire wedding photography
Alysha & Liam | Barton Hall | Northamptonshire

Last month I had the absolute pleasure of photographing the beautiful wedding of Alysha and Liam at the gorgeous Barton Hall in the Northamptonshire countryside. 

When your mum is one of the county's finest florists - The Flower Stylist, one thing is for sure - your wedding flowers are going to all kinds of amazing. Alysha had probably the biggest and most jaw dropping bridal bouquet I've seen featuring some stunning Coral Charm peonies, hydrangea, ranunculus, David Austin roses and pretty anemones. To compliment Alysha's bouquet, there were perfectly bloomed peonies displayed in cloches, flower garlands galore, fresh lavender bursting from the drawers of the sweet table and the initials of the couple made in tiny roses (made by the bride herself, no less!). If flowers are your thing, this wedding is definitely for you! 

We were blessed with fabulous, sunny weather on the day, perfect for a beautiful English summer wedding. The orangery at Barton Hall glistened in the sunshine and Alysha looked stunning in her Mark Lesley gown, walking down the aisle with her father. The bridesmaids looked super stylish in Chi-Chi London and there were (fake but fab!) flamingos galore around the grounds on the day... 

The styling of Barton Hall on the day was truly unprecedented and what makes it all the more amazing is Alysha, her mum Ann and her bridesmaids did it ALL themselves the night before! From the flowers, to the huge balloons, the beautiful centre pieces and the amazing little hand made 'drink me' favours. No detail was overlooked.

So many brilliant suppliers were involved in making this day one to remember, including an prize worthy cake by Lillibet Bakes with hand made, sugar crafted peonies to compliment the flowers of the day, make-up by the perfectionist that is Jo Tromans, stationery by White Cottage Weddings,  rings by the uber talented Bijoux JewelsHair by Lynddy and videography by the awesome Halford Films. All of Northamptonshire's finest, I'm sure you'll agree!

The VIP of the day was the fabulous Jimmy, the couple's beautiful French Bulldog who stole the limelight with his beautiful floral collar and was the sweetest page boy you ever did see...  

Want to see more of Alysha & Liam's day? Our friend Halford Films was there - here's a little preview of the magic Ben captured on the day...

To see more amazing flowers checkout Ann & Alysha's website here...

Mr. & Mrs. Molyneaux, thank you so much for letting me be a part of your big day, wishing you all the best for the future! 

Tara... x

Spring Bloom | Tara Florence & Joanne Tromans

With May just a few days away and a third of the year already passed, what better time for me to update the blog...

With the 2016 wedding season just around the corner, I'm fitting in some creative editorials before everything steps up a gear. Last week I got together with the uber talented MUA Joanne Tromans to create and capture some on trend looks on the gorgeous Sophie Gibson. 

Jo is always keen to keep her finger on current trends and during this shoot she brought to life a couple of looks that were popular on the S/S '16 catwalks. One of the looks that was seen a lot was the sun-kissed complexion teamed with a fierce blue eye. Only for the brave? Well, Jo successfully scaled the look back to achieve a striking but wearable look, perfect for that week in Santorini... 

Jo paired Urban Decay liner in Electric Blue with the UD eyeshadow in Shattered. Teamed with a high gloss peachy pink lip, this look has us willing on the sunshine so we can get experimenting with some bright shades. 

This shoot will be featured in the June issue of Image magazine so grab a copy and get ready for a floral overload. We have incorporated beautiful cherry blossom, magnolia and some gorgeous ferns. 

We were lucky enough to find some fantastic a huge bush which had bloomed with the most beautiful white flowers (florists - please comment below if you know what they are!). Although we were shooting in the Northamptonshire countryside, Sophie is emulating some serious Californian Cool with laid back hair and make up - take us to Coachella! 

To see more of Jo's work pop over to her website here and don't forget to grab June's Image magazine for much more from this shoot. It's guaranteed to be a floral frenzy...

Tara xx

<img alt='buzzoole code' src='https://buzzoole.com/track-img.php?code=33acf186c134bbd841151f896bb1b4e4' />

Winter Bridal Styled Shoot | Belle and Bunty

Everyone knows I love a styled shoot. Getting together with a team of creative wedding suppliers is always so much fun. Here's a secret though - I think the last one of 2015 is my favourite ever. Thanks to the lovely ladies at Fairytale Weddings we were lucky enough to get our paws on the the beautiful 2016 bridal separates by Belle & Bunty and oh - how we love them.... My personal favourites from the range are the Pearl Cami teamed with the Belle skirt - stylish simplicity in elegant ivory satin. 

tara-florence-kilworth-house-wedding-photography
tara-florence-kilworth-house-wedding-photography
tara-florence-kilworth-house-wedding-photography

Clementine of Miss Clemmie Bridal Accessories was responsible for styling the shoot, designing the beautiful stationery and, of course, providing the most intricate, gorgeous adornments. 

We styled diamond bands from Bijoux Jewels with antique accessories and winter hydrangeas. 

tara-florence-kilworth-house-wedding-photography
tara-florence-kilworth-house-wedding-photography
tara-florence-kilworth-house-wedding-photography
tara-florence-kilworth-house-wedding-photography

The bridal separates from Belle and Bunty are perfect for brides looking to dance on the table at the end of the night. 

tara-florence-kilworth-house-wedding-photography
tara-florence-kilworth-house-wedding-photography

Thanks to the lovely team involved in this shoot and don't forget, if you're wedding planning you can meet all of the wedding suppliers below at A Rather Remarkable Wedding Gala at The Guildhall, Northampton on 20th March. For more information pop over here...

Look out for the full set of images somewhere very special soon! 

Photography - Tara Florence Photography

Venue - Kilworth House 

Bridal Accessories & Stationery - Miss Clemmie

Dresses - Belle & Bunty available at Fairytale Weddings

Hair - Hair by Lynndy

Make Up - Joanne Tromans

Cake - The Vintage Bluebell Bakery

Rings - Bijoux Jewels

Flowers - The Flower Stylist

Model - Sophie Gibson

 

 

 

 

Ode To September

Unbelievably it's the end of September so before we step over to October I thought I'd give you a catch up on what I've been up to. 

As this years wedding season slows down it means I have more time to work on some new, awesome styled shoots. I LOVE these things - the team that get together for them are some of the best wedding suppliers in Northamptonshire and we always have such a blast when we're together. It also means we can all get super creative and try out new styles and looks out. 

Earlier this month, one of our recent shoots, The Secret Garden, was featured on one of my favourite blogs, So You're Getting Married. Thanks to Phoebe from SYGM for featuring this one, it's always great to see you're work published and appreciated by others in the industry. We were lucky to work with the most gorgeous Sophie Gibson, model extraordinaire as well as some names you'll recognise from previous shoots. The look was ethereal bride and was shot in, wait for it,  a secret garden and some beautiful woodland in the Northamptonshire countryside. 

You can see the full feature on SYGM here. Ooh and now I have a lovely badge to feature on my website too! 

I also ventured down to Hatfield Woods with the likes of Rosie Hardy, for a Fairytale inspired shoot. Hatfield Woods is an amazing place just outside of London and is a photographer's dream. The full post will be coming soon on this one but for now here are a couple of sneak peeks from the day...

The beautiful Bernadette Lemon

The beautiful Bernadette Lemon

Alice Pins&nbsp;

Alice Pins 

So much more from that shoot to come, and yes we love a smoke bomb!

There is lots of exciting stuff coming up, to keep up to date just head over to my Facebook page. Ciao for now, 

Tara xx

Tim & Tasha | Twit & Twoo | Northamptonshire Wedding

The first time I met Tim & Tasha and heard their plans for their big day, I knew it was going to be one fantastic affair. The couple are both involved in musical theatre and their plan was to incorporate their love of all things melodic into their wedding and boy, did they achieve it! Not even the rain could stop this extravaganza of a day - think singing, high kicks and jazz hands and you'll be on the right track...

Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
tim-tasha-northampton-wedding-tara-florence
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Wedding-Tara-Florence3168.JPG
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Wedding-Tara-Florence3269.JPG
Tim-Tasha-Wedding-Tara-Florence3369.JPG
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Wedding-Tara-Florence3605.JPG
Tim-Tasha-Wedding-Tara-Florence3654.JPG
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence
Tim-Tasha-Northamptonshire-Wedding-Photographer-Tara-Florence

A big thank you to Tasha & Tim for letting me share their amazing day with them. Wishing you both all the best for the future and remember - always embrace the rain... xx