Well, I must say it took Paul record time to sort out the official images – 2 weeks and all done – brilliant:-) all editing done, we can now have a proper blog entry!
I have to admit this shoot was slightly problematic to organize as just a few weeks before the date the venue changed their mind and decided to charge us for using the premises. Well, that wasn’t going to happen, so we needed t find another venue available on that day ( many of us had already booked a day of work). Fortunately lovely Allyson from St.Audries Park, our own venue, stepped in, and put us in touch with Laura from Gosfield Hall- a truly spectacular place in Essex. Laura was only too happy to help us us and the shoot was sorted out in no time at all, it was a bit of a drive, but not too much – and the location was more than worth spending two hours in the car:-)
We picked Sarah, out usual MUA and Emily, one of our models, on the way through Bedford andwe off we went, in a rather convivial atmosphere:-)
On arrival, Laura greeted us and showed us around the venue – needless to say, we were hugely impressed and started planning the shoot straight away. The boys had their own room to store their toys, and Sarah was more than happy with our changing and prep room
Paul and Jason arrived shortly after, and Anette, another model joined us before 11. everything was ready for the shoot. we started with the Edwardian Bride – getting ready photos., shot amidst the elegant splendour of the Queen’s Suite..
Sarah worked her magic on my face and hair, and i was ready to be laced in the long line Edwardian corset… the result below…
Paul didn’t take any other full gown pictures of this one – Lucas did it instead – ,:-)
As Emily was preparing for her session, Paul was taking a few product shots:-)
Then it was Emily in Arabella – very much a Disney princess!
and the real Emily….
Next in line was Anette transformed into a Grecian goddess…
I manged to snatch a quick photo on my mobile too – Anett’s reaction when she saw the room – absolutely breathtaking splendour of the Bride suite…
and some more of Paul’s magic
All that excitement meant we were quite hungry at that point – but luckily enough Laura was ready with our lunch – freshly prepared by the chef – and it was simply delicious!
Refreshed, we had two more frocks to do – first Emily in a rather stunning corsetted outfit…
and the beautiful flowers….
The last frock of the day was Jeanette – and Anett definitely had some fun pulling Marie Antoinette persona and acting it all up 🙂
last shot of the flowers, and that was it!
but just for fun, here a few behind the scenes pics:-)
And that’s it , folks! more info on the frocks themselves, designs and pricing in the part 1 here
Many, many thanks to all the team – you were all superb!
venue: Gosfield Hall
Photography: Paul Mockford: http://www.shearsmockford.com/
Bespoke Bridal gowns: Prior Engagement www.priorengagement.co.uk
Styling, hair, makeup: – Sarah Dunn from http://sarahsdoowopdos.wordpress.com/
Bridal bouquets: Flowers by Eleanor, http://www.flowersbyeleanor.co.uk/
Bridal shoes and accessories http://www.crystal-calla-tiara.com/
Jewellery – the Unfound Door: www.unfounddoor.co.uk/
well,hope you enjoyed it, am already thinking of the autumnal collection… 🙂