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    Well hello there and welcome to Hayley Denston Photography. We are Suffolk Wedding Photographers who live in a little village on the Suffolk/Norfolk Border. We travel as far and wide as we can to photograph weddings although we mainly photograph weddings in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. Our fingers are crossed that you've either found us through a personal recommendation or whilst looking for a wedding photographer in Suffolk, Norfolk or Essex. If not, perhaps you were simply having a browse for a Suffolk portrait photographer (as we do that too) or even just Suffolk wedding photography.

    However you've arrived at our website we're pleased you're here and hope that you've got a few minutes (together with a cuppa and a biscuit) to have a look through our photos. We hope that you love what you see and that we'll get to meet and photograph you in the future.

At the beginning of August on a gorgeous Monday afternoon we photographed the stunning Charlotte and Paul and their day at Swynford Manor. This was a lovely day to be a part of and I have never seen a floral centre piece running right the way along their long dining table looking so jaw-droppingly epic (I’ll pop a photo in of it for those of you who are curious to see what it looked like). The main colour scheme was green and white and this was followed through in the flowers which matched in with the swanky interior at Swynford Manor perfectly.

It was lovely that Charlotte’s daughter was the only bridesmaid and her son was the bestman which kept this day special and intimate. We love days like this where it really is a celebration of a very sweet couple showing their love for each other and getting married with those nearest and dearest to them.

During the ceremony a very talented lady called Vanessa sang and played the piano and she was really good, she is definitely someone we will be recommending in the future!

Charlotte’s dress was simple and yet exquisite with buttons running all the way down the back and train and little capped sleeves and she looked so timelessly beautiful in it. Paul looked incredibly smart and dashing in his suit and I loved the soft greyey blue colour and double pocket square.

These two are quite clearly made for each other and we wish them a lifetime of happiness together.

Here’s a quick peep at their day

If you can’t see all their lovely photos just click here

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After a lovely day at the Suffolk Wedding show yesterday we’re going to be having a little rest today but we just wanted to put out a quick post today to thank all of you who came to see us.

So here it is, a very massive thank you to everyone who took the time out to come and see us for a chat, we loved meeting so many people and are delighted that we’ve taken bookings already. As we’ve now done two shows in the last two weeks our availability is getting very limited over the Spring and Summer inparticular so please get in touch soon if you’re hoping we may photograph your day for you as we can only take one wedding per day!

We hope to hear back from many more of you soon once you have your dates and venues sorted.

As always it was also lovely to see so many happy faces of those of you who’ve already booked us so thanks for popping over to say hi and have a chat.

We can’t wait to photograph lots of your weddings over the next few weeks, months and years!

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Our congratulations go out this weekend to Gillian and Roger whose beautiful Cratfield Church ceremony we photographed last October. Thank you for letting us capture this special moment for you. You two are a very sweet, kind and relaxed couple and it was a pleasure to spend a few hours with you photographing you all.

We hope that you don’t have to work this weekend and that you get some time off to celebrate your First Wedding Anniversary.

If you’d like to see lots of photos and read about Gillian and Roger’s day just click here

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Still in all the sweltering heat, our next wedding was Jamie and Liam’s day that took place at The Wilderness Reserve at Sibton Park in Suffolk. The sun shone all day and it was a relief to find that the conservatory where the wedding breakfast was taking place had air conditioning! The flowers were absolutely beautiful and were done by the very talented Kaye (at Kaye Souter Flowers). Their boys were pageboys and looked like mini versions of Liam which was really sweet. As with lots of weddings with children we may have had to use a slight bribe to get their youngest to stand in group shots but at least he was in them …. who wouldn’t smile for Marshmallows!

I started with the girls getting ready in the dollhouse room whilst David started with the boys getting ready at the other end of the hall. It’s lovely when everything happens in the same place so you can cover everything without any speedy dashes between locations! Their ceremony took place outside with the parkland as a backdrop which was so very unusual and relaxing. We did get bombed with wasps at this wedding and a few people got stung as the wasps must have been in their hundreds/thousands and a little cranky, on the positive side though it certainly didn’t stop everyone enjoying themselves though. The speeches for this wedding were touching and very funny, it’s always nice when the bestmen use props and have people giggling without completely embarrassing the groom!

Jamie looked beautiful in her fitted dress and Jamie looked equally handsome in his suit. These two are so well matched and the perfect little family with their boys, we’re sure they’ll have many happy years ahead of them.

Lastly a quick thanks to one of Jamie’s bridesmaids for recommending us to them, this is the first time I think that we know of where someone recommends us who wishes they’d booked us for their day which is really touching and greatly appreciated.

Here’s a very small peep at their gorgeous day

If you can’t see their photos just click here

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As promised here’s a little reminder (as we know you’re all super-duper busy) in case you missed our post last week on the shows we’ll be exhibiting at.

This Sunday (14th October) we will be at The Suffolk Wedding Show at Woolverstone Hall, all the details are below for you. If you are still searching for your wedding photographers but are not sure where to start then this could be the perfect show for you, there’s loads of exhibitors and you’re bound to find some suppliers that would suit you and your day you’re planning.

Perhaps you’re recently engaged and are just at the beginning of planning your day? Well the internet is a great place to begin looking but sadly (in our opinion) it can’t compare with meeting people face-to-face to see who you get along with best and who will capture your day for you not only in the style that you would like but in personality too which is why we’d really recommend going to a few shows. It also means you can meet loads of suppliers in one go which makes wedding planning much easier!

Alternatively you may have been looking at our website for a while but not sure if we are the perfect fit for your day, if that’s the case then why not pop along if you’re in the area to The Suffolk Wedding Show this Sunday and have a chat with us. Fingers crossed we’ll be just what you’re looking for in your search for Suffolk Wedding Photographers!

Here are the details for you:

Sunday 14th October 2018 – The Suffolk Wedding Show

Woolverstone Hall, Woolverstone, Ipswich, IP9 1AZ

10.30am-3.00pm

We will be in the Conservatory on stand 40

Free Admission (although donations can be made to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice if you wish)

This show is always brilliant and one we very much enjoy exhibiting at.  There are around 60-70 exhibitors so it should be a great day with a lot for you to look at.  There are always plenty of photographers at this event so you can find a style to suit you perfectly!

This show is always busy (especially in the first couple of hours) so please bear with us if we take a little while to get to you because we are chatting to other couples which we hope you’ll understand. It’s always lovely to see both familiar faces (from weddings we’ve photographed before or existing couples who are waiting for their days to arrive) and lots of new ones with everyone at different stages of planning their wedding days. If you feel like having a chat with us we’ll try our best to answer any questions you have and hopefully we’ll be available on your date to photograph your day for you.

If you don’t think you can make this show try not to worry as there is plenty on here for you to look at and we can also arrange meetings at other times to get together and talk about your day.

We look forward to seeing lots of you on Sunday!

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