A NATURAL, PRETTY ELMS BARN WEDDING IN SUFFOLK
Emily & Ben met at a uni party, which we have since worked out I was also at – small world, hey?! It set the precedent for their really fun but natural, pretty elms barn wedding day. They married in a church in Worlingham (near Beccles) and had their beautiful, relaxed reception at Elms Barn on one of the hottest days I’ve shot a wedding on in some time! Emily had told me to expect pastel pinks, vintage styling and beautiful flowers and it didn’t disappoint.
I’d not met either Emily or Ben in person before their wedding day, because they were super busy with work and had just moved in to their first house together so had a lot going on aside from their wedding plans!
Bridal Prep was at Stackyard Lodge and groom prep in the cottage – both just down the lane from the barn. Stackyard Lodge was jam packed with Emily’s best friends, her parents and other family popping in and out. It was all smiles and laughs, plus a good few tears when they saw Emily in her dress for the first time!
Emily’s divine dress was from Wed2B and I’m pretty certain it must have been designed with her in mind, because well, wow. Ben’s suit was from Moss Bros, flowers by the in house florist at Elms Barn, and bridesmaids dresses from Victoria Lou.
When I arrived at the church, Ben was finding somewhere to fasten a go-pro to film the ceremony before hugging all his friends and family as they arrived. As Emily arrived, her gorgeous mum had tears in her eyes before giving her the biggest proud squeeze. The ceremony was super heartfelt and after being pelted with confetti, it was time for a few photos outside…
Emily, Ben and their guests then headed back for drinks and canapés surrounded by all the gorgeous roses in the garden at Elms Barn. The rest of the day followed suit with non-stop belly laughter from everyone ’til the time I left. Emily and Ben were the perfect couple, super invested in the time for their couples portraits so we spent a little longer than I normally get and it was a dream… I’ll leave you with some of my favourite photos from their wonderful day. Thanks to Emily, Ben and their lovely family and friends for making feel so welcome. x
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