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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.

Well this year has been a bit of a Rollercoaster for us here with some incredible highs and some pretty awful lows. As any of you who read this regularly know our beloved dog Pip died suddenly and unexpectedly back in May which broke both our hearts and things haven’t been quite the same without the pitter-patter of tiny paws. On the positive side of things we have met some of the most wonderful people and photographed lots of absolutely stunning wedding days and we are truly thankful to all of you who chose to book with us allowing us to share in your happy times. We thank you all for allowing us to continue on a journey we love photographing weddings and portraits.

We’ve photographed so many gorgeous couples at their weddings and also photographed lots of amazing portrait sessions too with many familiar faces which was just brilliant. I’ll try to do a highlights post with some of our favourite photos from each wedding (where we’ve been allowed to share so please don’t panic if you’re reading this and asked us not to share your photos, we won’t!) and portrait session early in the new year to not only celebrate you all but to remember some amazing days.

We can’t believe that this year is almost at an end and we’re really looking forward to what 2019 has in store for us. We also end this year with a little bit of extra happiness as a little rescue boy dog has joined us here in the last couple of weeks. He is wonderful but very scared and nervous at the moment so no Christmas photos this year but, we’ll tell you all about him and the Charity we rescued him from in the New Year!

We will be closing the office from Christmas Eve through to the 3rd January but will sporadically check e-mails in case anything is urgent. If it isn’t then you’ll hear from us in the New Year when we’re back as we’re taking a little bit of a break too to enjoy the festivities.

Thank you once again to everyone who has been a part of our year, we wouldn’t be where we are without all of you.

Have a very Happy, Peaceful and Relaxing Christmas and we can’t wait to see many of you again in the New Year.

xxxxx

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At the beginning of October we photographed the wonderful Jess and Jack’s wedding. Jess got ready at the Farmhouse at Haughley Park Barn whilst David started with Jack at the guests arriving at Saint Edmunds, King and Martyr Catholic Church in Bury St Edmunds. They then had their reception back at Haughley Park Barn which was looking stunning in all it’s autumnal colours.

If you are planning an autumn wedding then this is a really good day to look at as it embraced everything autumn from Pumpkins and Gourds on the tables to autumn leaves, conkers etc and beautiful tones of Reds, Golds, Yellows and Oranges. I loved the attention to detail for this day and have put lots of detail photos in for those of you looking for inspiration.

Jess and Jack are a really sweet, shy couple who were not looking forward to being the centre of attention but, they both looked so happy. Jess’ dress looked radiantly beautiful on her and fitted perfectly whilst Jack looked dashing in his suit. The flowers were stunning and I loved seeing the Dahlia’s in Jess’ bouquet as they are some of my favourite flowers for adding colour, texture and structure all in one go but we don’t see them very often.

One little special moment that I’ll remember for a very long time was that Jack had written and recorded his own song for their first dance and it was AMAZING – I reckon if this song was ever released it would be one we’d hear as a first dance over and over …. just perfect!

I could talk about this day for a really long time as there was so much to love but instead, here’s a small selection of photos from their day

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At the end of September we photographed the gorgeous Becky and Chris at their wedding at Elms Barn. What a lovely day to be a part of this one was and made all the more special by their beautiful son Oscar. Oscar even came and hid under Becky’s veil during the ceremony which was super cute!

Their whole day happened at Elms Barn and the gardens were looking awesome with the roses having a second flower and some of the foliage turning to a gorgeous autumnal, deep red.  The bestman gave one of the most sweetest speeches we have ever heard (and we’ve heard a lot) and it was such a relaxed day.

It was obvious to us that all their friends and family clearly adored them and you could feel the love in the day.

Becky’s dress looked beautiful on her and fitted her perfectly whilst Chris looked handsome in his suit and the colour scheme was a beautiful pale green that the bridesmaids looked pretty in.

These two already are a wonderful family unit and we wish them all the best for their future and hope that our paths will cross again with them at some point and that they’ll stay in touch with their future news

Here’s a little look at their day

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Still at the beginning of September and this time I got to photograph a very small and intimate wedding which was Julia and Levi’s day. I adore being part of smaller celebrations too and it was lovely to spend a few hours with them to capture their ceremony and family groups. Their ceremony took place at Diss Registry Office where Julia and Levi arrived together. They then went on for a meal at the White Hart at Roydon.

Julia looked beautiful in her knee length dress and Levi handsome in his suit. These two are a shy couple so it was an honour to be allowed to share in their day with them. We were lucky to have a nice warm sunny day and we found a lovely field behind the pub where we sneaked in to do a handful of couple photos.

Here’s a small peep at their day

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Today we start off the blogging of our autumn weddings! I love autumn weddings with the slightly cooler weather and all the beautiful changes in colour. I couldn’t have thought of a better way to start them this year than with Charlotte and Harry’s wedding. This was one of those days that’s so special as the reception was held in Tipi’s at Harry’s family home after their local church service. It was also wonderful to see Chantal and Will again whose wedding we photographed last year and who recommended us. Harry was Will’s bestman and so for this wedding the roles were reversed and Will was the bestman for Harry.

We haven’t seen a horse and carriage in a while so it was nice to see it again for this day. The sun shone all day and it was lovely to see everyone enjoying themselves in the sunshine. Harry’s sister had painted the seating plan for them and Harry’s mum had made lots of finishing touches out of pottery. The family dog also came out and joined in the evening celebrations although Harry did have to carry her off the dance floor as it was pretty loud once the band started!

Charlotte looked absolutely stunning in her fitted dress and the bridesmaids had the most beautiful, jeweled pink dresses that were very unusual. Harry looked dashing and every bit a true country gentleman. The two of them both looked so happy we’re certain they’ll have many happy years of marriage ahead of them.

Here’s just a very small peep at their day

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