Wedding! Ben and Selena

September 15th, 2008

Sometimes an opportunity comes along that you just have to take up.
In this case, a last minute wedding, so no Engagement shoot, I didn't even know what they looked like!
I was scared.
Turns out I made the right move.

This was one of the most beautiful and natural weddings I've ever shot.
It just screamed of style, but without looking unreal or impersonal, It was almost like Ben and Selena read my last post, and quickly arranged their day around my ideas and suggestions!

The wedding was in Bishopsworth, Bristol and the reception was at Chubbs farm, Axminster, Devon.
The Farmhouse is owned by a company called rural retreats who also own lots of other incredible properties across the Britain and Ireland.

Check out these pictures and tell me what you think!

DSC_2751I loved Ben and his best mans Ties.
I took far too many pictures of them!

DSC_2799All the ushers had really infectious laughs.

DSC_2842Ben looked so pleased when he saw Selena walk down the aisle.

DSC_2978The light after the ceremony was just perfect

DSC_3048Shot with an SB800 through white umbrella. Triggered by Cactus remote Triggers.

DSC_3060Each Guest had their own name tag for their glass.

DSC_3147Allot of guests brought their own wellies as the weather had been awful.

DSC_3173The Beautiful farm house.

DSC_3177One very happy man and his food.

DSC_3222Notice Selena's hand in her new husbands jacket!

DSC_3233Best light ever!

DSC_3359Some very well behaved groomsmen...

DSC_3372Maybe not... The theme for this picture was "violence" and incase you're wondering, the usher on the far right was having violent thoughts. You have been warned...


DSC_3397Best bunch of blokes ever, these were!

DSC_3406A very proud father of the bride.

DSC_3441Such a hilarious Best man speech from Mark.

DSC_3466But also quite moving..

DSC_3497Thank you Natalie for helping me with this picture, I couldn't of done it without you!

DSC_3561Selena was the easiest bride I've ever had to shoot.


Thanks allot Ben and Selena for letting me be there on your special day. I honestly loved every minute.
Ben, your ushers, well, they're just something else. =)

And Ashlee, thank you so much for allowing me to shoot alongside you.

  1. Ashlee September 16th, 2008 at 12:35 am

    You are yet again the don! i have been looking at these shots for some time now and really like them, your style is fresh and light. it is very different to mine but feel it captures every moment very well. it wasn't a hard wedding to shot but that should under estimate how good your craftsmanship is. i have seen a noticable difference in your work recently and it is really high standard now mate. one day i'll be as good... maybe!

  2. Richard September 17th, 2008 at 7:29 pm

    Thank you Joseph for an amazing contribution to our daughters wedding.

    PS. Can I have your camera yet??


  3. Laura Teakel September 19th, 2008 at 7:00 pm

    Mr Yarrow of the Joe Fish variety, you have done exceedingly well! Bravo! They are simply fantastic shots. We loved them (we, as in me, and Mr Teakel)

  4. Ben & Selena! September 27th, 2008 at 11:37 am

    WHOAH!! We LOVE the photos!! Thankyou SO much for helping to capture our welly wedding! Can't wait to see the rest. :) We feel really blessed.

  5. liz barnes (bens mum) October 5th, 2008 at 9:50 pm

    The photos are fab. Jo will be especially pleased with the one of the cakes! I,ll phone china!

  6. Philip Jones October 13th, 2008 at 11:06 pm

    I was the deputy sheriff with the walkie talkie and badge. Amazing photos. Really really impressed - the ones of us guys are fab

  7. ruth October 14th, 2008 at 12:15 pm

    LOVE them..refreshing and unique ...captured perfectly everything that made the day so special ..

  8. Abi Price October 14th, 2008 at 3:55 pm

    I can imagine how happy you must be Selena for having such lush photos :) My favourite shot is of you and Ben watching marks speech, also love the one of you leaning against the wall in the dining area - ur beautiful! Well done Mr Photographer!

  9. Jade October 14th, 2008 at 9:17 pm

    Wonderful photos! I love the colours. I feel honoured that I am in the back of one of the pictures o(^-^)o Keep up the good work.

  10. Phee October 20th, 2008 at 3:47 pm

    Oh my goodness I am completely blown away.... how absolutely beautiful every picture was and yes you are right.. Selena only needs to smile and your picture will be amazing....

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