Dean Robson Photography

Wedding Photographer Essex & Hertfordshire

Wedding Photograpy at The Bedford Swan Hotel Bedfordshire

July 10, 2008 on 4:33 pm | In - Weddings | Comments Off on Wedding Photograpy at The Bedford Swan Hotel Bedfordshire | Author Dean Robson

The day after photographing at Knebworth Barns, I had an equally exciting assignment at the Bedford Swan Hotel in the centre of Bedford overlooking the River Ouse. Emma and Neil were a great couple and having already done a pre-wedding recky with them I had an idea of exactly what they wanted for their photographs.

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The Bride was very keen to have a “Reservoir Dogs” style photograph of the Groom, the Best Man and the Ushers. I did a little research before the wedding and took a look through my DVD’s and this is what I came up with, and also did a digital enhancement to get the authentic design.

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While waiting for the Bride to get ready there are always things to keep me occupied and I was pleased with these cute photographs of the Bridesmaids.

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As with all my weddings I ensure I capture as many details from the day as I can which symbolise this and make a great theme throughout the photograph selection.

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The Bedford Swan Hotel is an excellent venue and has lots of indoor opportunities for the photographs. Here are a selection from around and during the wedding ceremony.

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Just outside the Swan Hotel is a large lawn area and some small groups of trees, aswell as the River Ouse with runs along parallel. I found a great location to capture the entire wedding party as an aerial group shot.

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We were really spoilt for views for the romantic selection of shots and we decided to utilise the suspension bridge and riverside path.

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On the way back to the venue we noticed the riverside flower gardens and I couldn’t resist taking these few shots, so I apologise for ignoring the “keep of the grass” signs in advance.

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I was with the couple all afternoon capturing casual expression and also through the speeches, finishing up with the cutting of the cake, the first dance, a casino and also my mobile studio reception portraiture.

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It was an absolute pleasure working with Emma, Neil and all their family and friends.

By Dean Robson – RT Weddings

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