• WELCOME

    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.

If you haven’t found your wedding photographer as yet and like what you’ve seen on here so far why not pop along and visit us at either The Suffolk Wedding Show or Haughley Park Barn Open Day which are both coming up soon. On both days we’ll be there with all the books and albums and on hand to chat with you about your day to see if we can help you in your search for fabulous  wedding photographers for your day.

 

The details of the Suffolk Wedding show are as follows and we’ll post again nearer the time to remind you:

Sunday 24th September 2017

The Suffolk Wedding Show – Wherstead Park, Wherstead, IP9 2BJ

10.30am-3.00pm

We will be on stand 23 (in the marquee)

Free Admission

This show is always brilliant and one we very much enjoy exhibiting at.  The Show is run in conjunction with Heart Radio and there are usually 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!

The details for Haughley Park Barn’s Open day (which is held at Haughley Park Barn) are:

Sunday 8th October 2017

2.30pm-5.30pm

Free Admission – this is always a lovely way to view the venue and to see lots of suppliers who are recommended by this venue and know it well. As those of you who read our blog regularly will know Haughley Park Barn is our favourite wedding venue to work at so we hope to meet and hopefully book lots of you in the diary for this venue in the future!

It’s always lovely to see so many people and we’ll have lots of beautiful books and gorgeous albums for you to look at.  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. It’s also nice to see so many of you who’ve already booked us for your days so if you’re coming to the show anyway please pop over and say hi as we’d love to see you.

If you can’t make either day please don’t worry though there’s plenty here on our website for you to look at and we can also arrange meetings at other times to get together where you can see everything.

We look forward to seeing many of you and hope to be photographing many of your weddings soon.

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Our last July wedding we photographed was a stonker of a day which was Dani and James’ wedding at Kelsale Church and Bruisyard Hall. We both started off with them getting ready in the main hall at Bruisyard and everything was very calm and chilled. They then went on for their ceremony at Kelsale Church. The ceremony itself was lovely but as always we are both very frustrated when Vicar’s refuse to let us take photos other than the coming in and going out (plus I set a kissing one up afterwards so they would have one and took a couple of cheeky ones during a hymn). This is even harder to understand a Vicar’s reasoning (often we get told they are protecting the sanctity of the church and marriage) when the videographers are given permission and are fine to shoot. Still we have to go with what those conducting the ceremonies say. I don’t know what Vicar’s think we will do during the service but we honestly stay put, shoot without flash and don’t interrupt anything (rant over for now!). Please therefore be aware if you are considering Kelsale church for your ceremony that photos are currently not allowed! Dani and James however took this in their stride and weren’t too worried which was great.

After the ceremony we did some bubble confetti before heading back to Bruisyard Hall where the heavens opened. Thankfully the shower only lasted 20 minutes or so and then we whipped them all outside for photos in the beautiful grounds. As the forecast for the entire day and evening was two spots (according to the BBC) of rain we felt incredibly lucky for this break in the weather. Whoever was watching over us we felt very grateful and the rain started again just as we came in for speeches once all the outdoor photos were done! Dani and James are a very smiley, happy and relaxed couple and photographing them was just a joy. Their guests and family were all lovely to us and we enjoyed every minute of this day. We worked with two new videographers to us (Ellie and Rich) at VT films who were fab and we can’t wait to see what they’ve produced.

The barn at Bruisyard looked stunning and Dani and James had made over 1000 paper origami cranes to decorate it which looked amazing. Rhea and all the staff at Bruisyard were very helpful and ensured that the day ran smoothly.

Dani looked radiantly beautiful and James every bit as dashing, these two make a wonderful couple who we’re certain will have many happy years ahead of them.

I could talk about this day for far to long and if we’d have been allowed to take photos during the ceremony then this wedding would have certainly been one of our new samples that we show to couples – instead we’ll put loads of these on our website over the winter months as well as in a new Bruisyard Gallery!

Here’s a selection from their day for you to all have a look at!

if all the lovely photos haven’t popped up for you just click here to see them

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In the middle of July we photographed the gorgeous Becca and Alex’s wedding day at Otley Hall in Suffolk. This was a beautiful day to be a part of and the gardens at Otley Hall were just incredible (really feel sad that this may not be a wedding venue any longer as they’re selling!). So many wonderful finishing touches to this day. I started with Becca getting ready at her nearby family home in Otley (where even the family cat managed to get in the photos) and David started at the venue with the boys arriving.

The ceremony was held in the main barn followed by confetti, group shots and mingling in the gardens afterwards. Becca and Alex are two of the smiliest people you could hope to meet and so times that up on a wedding day and I’m sure you can imagine the levels of smiling and happiness!

Becca looked beautiful in her fitted dress and Alex was every bit as handsome in his gorgeous navy suit.

What a lovely day and we hope that the photographs will go someway in allowing you all to relive all those special moments for many years to come. We’re certain that these two will have a very long and happy marriage ahead of them and we hope that our paths may cross again in the future.

Here’s just a very small selection from their day which Becca and Alex have very kindly agreed I can share with you.

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

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Happy first wedding anniversary this weekend to Sian and Ian whose wedding we photographed at Haughley Park Barn last September.

We hope that you have a brilliant day celebrating and that you get some time off work away from your busy schedules!

You two are a wonderful couple and we knew we’d enjoy being a part of your day from the very first time we met you both. We hope that your photos will bring back all the laughter and happiness shared on your day.

Here’s a link to their blog story and photos for those of you wanting to take a peep

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Congratulations this weekend to Eleanor and Craig who are celebrating their 1st Wedding Anniversary. We hope you have a lovely time celebrating your first year as Mr and Mrs together!

We photographed the beautiful Eleanor and Craig at their wedding at Haughley Park Barn last bank holiday in August on a gorgeous, warm and sunny day. We couldn’t have wished for a nicer day for such a wonderful couple.

If you’d like to read their blog story and see more of their photos just click the link here.

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