Virginia & Amil’s Natural History Museum, London Wedding Photography

This was certainly a highlight of 2012, Hayley Ruth asked me along to photography Virginia (Ginny) & Amil's wedding at the Natural History Museum, London. It's a place I visited with my Dad and Brother many many times over the years and I knew right from when Hayley rang me it was going to be special !!! You can see Hayley's blog posts here and here.

 

This is going to be quite a long blog post I'm afraid, so I am trying something new. Let me know what you think, I like bigger pictures really, but for weddings like this it is always hard to make them readable, so a new thing it is.

 

I've tried to keep it to the pictures that tell you most about the day and I hope you enjoy them...

 

I started off with the boys at the Ampersand Hotel before moving on to meet Hayley and the Girls to play some games before the ceremony at Marylebone Registry office...

 

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Classic! Checking YouTube for correct technique !!!

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This was actually my favourite part of the day, Amil had to play games and win his way in to see his bride. His singing was particularly impressive :)

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These kids were just about as excited as me to be sitting on the front row of the top deck !!!

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Marylebone Registry office has some great photo opportunities, and is one of the nicest I have been in.

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Ginny & Amil were kind enough to pose for this photo I had seen, I think it was worth the 5 minutes it took, as is my favourite image from the day!

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At this point of the day we had a little break and a meal with all the guests at  La Porte Des Indes, hands down the best curry I have ever had. Whenever I am in London I am going to eat here from now on !!!

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London is full of random blokes standing in the back of your shot, I think it might be the same guy all the time :)

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Time for a bit of Flash Matthews action !!!

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I had spotted this staircase in the morning, and as Ginny & Amil were going back there to freshen up before the evening party we took full advantage.

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Ohhhhhh yesssss !!!

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If you are going to get married why not do it in style, along with 380 guests in the main hall at the Natural History Museum. We got there a little early so we could watch the room change. The museum closes for visitors at 17:30 and just under 2 hours later it is transformed into a reception venue by an army of workers. You have to be there to see it really.

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So Wow! What more can I say! Ginny & Amil are two of the nicest people I've shot for, and working with Hayley is always a pleasure. Natural History Museum came up trumps and it really is on another planet, I can't imagine a better venue if you have the budget for it.

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