When this couple asked me to photograph their wedding at Bailbrook House Hotel in Batheaston (just outside Bath), I leapt at the opportunity. Before the big day, we met at the venue in order to plan which locations would work well for group photos on the wedding day. It also gave them a picture to use for their invitations.
No excuse now for guests to turn up at the wrong hotel!
The hotel's rolling grounds and gracefully landscaped gardens provide several ideal places to take some engagement shots. One of my ideas was for them both to each produce a drawing showing how they see the other, which caused a great deal of laughter!
Bailbrook House is a handsome Georgian building, and its front entrance provides an imposing backdrop for group photos.....
... and confetti shots:
...as does the garden:
with its majestic trees just asking to be sat on!
The interior also contains some fine period features for wedding photos in a classical style: