Thursday, 29 August 2013

Pip and Meeka - Papakata, Jervaulx Abbey , North Yorkshire

This is the lovely wedding of Pip and Meeka at Coverham Church with a reception in a Papakata in the gorgeous grounds of Jervaulx Abbey.

I first met Meeka after receiving a phone call from her father to say I had been recommended to him By Tom Orde-Powlett the owner of Bolton Castle. Meeka is the youngest of their 5 children to be married and having had such bad experiences with wedding photographers taking over the wedding she explained how she wanted something very much more relaxed.

I started my day at The Blue Lion in East Witton where Pip was having an ushers lunch, before going to Meeka's parent's house for some preparation pictures.

Meeka is wearing a beautiful dress from Carlton Couture Bridal.

Calming the nerves by having a relaxed lunch with ushers and best man, such a great idea !

Then it was off to Meeka's parent's house where her sister was doing her make-up

Gorgeous dress from Carlton Couture Bridal

Mum Charlotte puts hand picked flowers in Meeka's hair
Family dog Otto keeps an eye on the proceedings !

Very cute flowergirl dress

And very cute flowergirls

Coverham Church

Here come the guests....

.... and the girls

Meeka's bouquet

Here she comes with dad


Pip's dad proudly watches on

The gospel singers were amazing

Handing out confetti

Congratulations !

Off we go !

Beautiful Jervaulx Abbey

The Papakata Teepee

Time for lots of unobtrusive shots of the guests

dad's speech...

... obviously hilarious !


Pip's speech...

Then best man....

.... Oh dear !

Amazing Papakata

Let the dancing begin !