Following the morning wedding day preparations at Michelle’s parent’s family home in Barton-on-Sea, I made my way over to the Catholic church in New Milton, Our Lady of Lourdes. Pete and his parents had just arrived..

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Some Top Hat adjustments.. One of the ushers had tissues with money printed on them, at first glance it looks quite real.
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As Michelle’s Portuguese extended family arrived there were allot of passionate embraces and great moments to capture.
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Michelle’s wedding day todo list for the usher.
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The wedding car driver had recruited some young assistants..
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Michelle and Pete requested for some location photography at Barton-on-Sea. Michelle has spent many childhood years playing on the beach here.
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And onward to the beach..
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You would think this moment was directed, but Michelle’s spontaneity made this happen.
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Michelle wins the most adventurous Bride award, ever! Mountaineering across rocks and climbing steep sandy embankments in her wedding gown and Jimmy Choo’s! Fantastic enthusiasm and wonderful spirt of adventure.
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The fantastic driver noticed it had started to rain and came to the rescue.
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Onward to the wedding reception at The Eastclose Country House Hotel in Hinton and somewhere warm!

Big congratulations to Michelle and Pete. The couple’s fun loving spirit was joyful to capture. This wedding day photo story and documentary of their marriage continues soon..

Get in touch now to check availability and to book Dorset wedding photographer Paul Underhill.

View the latest wedding stories in my blog.

You can also read all about my style and approach as a documentary photographer and wedding photojournalist.

Wedding gown from Sassi Brides, Poole, Dorset
Wedding car from Premier Carriage, Verwood, Dorset
Flowers by Flower Vogue, New Milton, Dorset
Gentlemen’s suits from Moss Bros, Bournemouth, Dorset

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