The West Mill Wedding Venue Photography – Gary & Marc

The West Mill Wedding Venue Photography

The West Mill Wedding Venue Photography

I met Gary & Marc at their engagement shoot at Bradgate Park, it’s fair to say they were slightly anxious about posing in public and being the centre of attention.

As a photographer it’s your job and duty to make couples feel as relaxed and as content as possible. I feel I do a good job of doing just that. At the end of the shoot I got the impression, as I do most of the time, that they felt a sense of relief that actually being in front of the camera isn’t so bad.

This stood them both in good stead for their wedding day at the West Mill in Derby.

The West Mill is a stylish, historic, venue with four floors, each with individual character. This was my first visit to the West Mill and I couldn’t wait to incorporate the industrial architecture into the images.

On arrival I found Gary frantically putting the final, unique touches to the venue to make it their own; it looked superb.

When I went to meet Marc, he was very relaxed, on the outside anyway. I spent some time with him capturing his preparations.

As more guests arrived, the anticipation built, and the ceremony was soon upon us. What a lovely ceremony it turned out to be, full of emotion and joy and a privilege to bear witness to.

With the weather being on the slightly chilly side I had to move fast with the group photos and portraits.

Couples Portraits

We dodged in and out of the showers and made the most of the winter light as it came and went. Gary & Marc really pulled off their portraits and we came away with some great images.

The celebrations continued into the evening, as I witnessed some touching speeches that came from the heart.

Arcade games kept the kids and adults amused until the dance floor opened. To end a perfect day we stepped outside for a chilly but beautiful sparkler send off.

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