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Sopwell House wedding in the rain 2

Sopwell House Wedding Photographer

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While it is great to have variety as a wedding photographer in terms of venues and types of ceremony, it sometimes means that familiar venues are overlooked when it comes to writing blog posts. As a frequent Sopwell House wedding photographer this treasure of St Albans is exactly one of those places in question. From Jewish Sopwell House weddings to Hindu and civil celebrations we have photographed them all.

Confetti canon explodes at Sopwell House wedding reception

I’ve put some of our favourites in here, and also not the typical Sopwell House wedding photos that photographers usually showcase such as the couple on the red bridge or with a wedding car in front of the house itself. Yes we do those too and nothing wrong with them, but the internet is already full of them! Ok well just one, Sara the bride just before her ceremony and the first spots of rain from an impending massive cloud burst. Another Sarah this time with an “h” and another Sopwell House Jewish wedding as she looks out of the bridal suite window at the guests arriving.

Bridesmaids at Sopwell House wedding pillow fight image

A bit of fun in the shot above as the bridesmaids have an impromptu pillow fight, which helps to get rid of a bit of pre wedding nervous energy!

Kiss at Jewish wedding Sopwell House

We like this little corner of Sopwell for wedding shots because it doesn’t get used very often. It is always our approach to consider all parts of a venue not just the obvious and most convenient. We also look at how and where natural light and shade falls on the day of wedding, which may be quite different from a location scout from another day, especially if it was overcast.

Sopwell House wedding photographer bridal prep

Red bridge shot at Sopwell House wedding

Sopwell House itself has had a great residence on the site near St Albans since at least 1603. Master mason Edward Strong who worked on St Pauls Cathedral developed the estate in the eighteenth century, and then it became a country residence for various members of the Royal Family. In 1986 the Georgian splendour of Sopwell was further enhanced to be the wedding venue and hotel that we see today. Here’s a link to their official website: Sopwell House Website

Bride looks through Sopwell house photo

Find out a little bit more about David and Joanna here: David and Joanna

By David Green

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Hertfordshire Wedding Photographers

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Hertfordshire Wedding Photographers

As well as photographing weddings across central and Greater London and picking up our Time Out Recommended status as Hertfordshire Wedding Photographers the last ten years have seen us working extensively across one of our favourite home counties. From Brockett  Hall to Tewin Bury Farm we have had the privilege of working with many wonderful couples on their most special of days. Whether they were looking for recognised shots such as the red bridge at Sopwell House St Albans, the country views of the Three  Lakes in Ware or the fountains of Fanhams Hall, we have been there, done them, but still worked every time for the freshness , spontaneity and creativity that a wedding day demands. Every couple is different, as is every wedding day, and no matter how many times we have photographed at a Hertfordshire wedding venue we approach it as if it were the first time. It’s not essential that your photographers have been to the venue previously, but it helps! Take a look at the links below…

To see over 100 wedding images just click on the link here: GALLERIES OR just scroll through this blog, it’s full of images!  If you would like to know more about having your wedding photographed by David and Joanna as Hertfordshire Wedding Photographers then give us a call on 07866003654 or send us an email to arrange a relaxed friendly chat. From central London wedding photography to all Hertfordshire wedding venues and beyond, we work full time, give one hundred percent, and absolutely love what we do for a living! By David Green.