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Lawn games, riotous dancing and the most amazing tray bakes!

It was a gorgeous, sunny day when I met Heather and Owen in Polruan for their pre-wedding shoot. We spent a lovely couple of hours checking out some stunning locations near to where their reception was going to be and generally having a chat about life, wedding plans and our children (I’d done some Christmas photos of their gorgeous toddler a few months before).

We spotted the outdoor gym equipment and thought it would make a good, fun shot on their wedding day.

The great thing about the pre wedding shoot is that Heather and Owen could look at those photos and pick where we went for the couples photos on the day.

The wedding came, I arrived at St Austell registry office, said hi to everyone in-between the usual nervous smiles and Owen dashing off to meet with the registrar.

The registry office is lovely and bright with gorgeous cherry blossom trees that I always like to shoot through.

After the ceremony we all set off for Polruan, the tiny back lanes are worth it when you see the stunning views of the harbour and over the river to Fowey.

After we’d done the group shots we went through the fields and onto the rocks to recreate some of the best shots from the pre-wedding shoot. All feeling comfortable and happy because we’d done the ground work a few weeks before.

The reception was absolutely gorgeous, lawn games, riotous dancing and the most amazing tray bakes I’ve ever seen.

After Heather and Owen had their first dance (a moment I always find incredibly touching) and shared the dance floor with family and friends, I left them to enjoy the rest of their day and begin their married life together.

Congratulations Heather and Owen, what a beautiful wedding.