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Sneak Peek: Shayron & Noel’s Wedding

October 23, 2010

It’s been a busy old weekend. Starting on Friday with Shayron and Noel’s wedding at St Giles Church, Orpington…

Shayron is an old work colleague of mine and I hadn’t spoken to her properly in a good couple of years, so I was a bit shell-shocked when she rang me to ask for a wedding photography quote and then added, “by the way, it’s me who’s getting married!”. I didn’t actually know she had a man in her life!

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I didn’t meet Noel until about 30 minutes before he walked up the aisle but he was just as friendly and welcoming as Shayron but incredibly nervous – excited nerves. I’m not sure who was more keen to get married, him or Shayron because she arrived about 10 minutes early!

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Shayron is such a sweet-natured person who hasn’t got a bad word to say about anyone (well, perhaps the odd one or two, hey Shayron!!) and is probably known to her friends for being a smiler and a giggler. This can be seen throughout the day’s photos.

She chose to have her son, Ben, give her away – a handsome choice 🙂

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I do love a good wedding, especially church ones. Photography is restricted to back of church at St Giles but I’m never too sad about that as it’s such a beautiful, backdrop.  Ben’s girlfriend, Laura, delivered a touching reading; the sort that just leaves you feeling warm and gooey (which is just what one needs on these cold Autumn days!)

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I am so pleased that the rain held off for them and that we were able to do outdoor shots without it being wet or too cold.

Neither Noel or Shayron are particularly fond of being in front of the lens but they were patient with me while I encouraged them to relax and ‘enjoy the moment’.

Orpington Wedding Photographer

Orpington Wedding Photographer

Orpington Wedding Photographer

I only had a short time after the ceremony in which to grab some group shots before they all hurried off for their wedding breakfast.

Huge Congratulations, Shayron and Noel. A beautiful ceremony for a beautiful couple. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your day. xx

7 Comments leave one →
  1. Janice King permalink
    October 24, 2010 5:04 pm

    What a lovely day and what lovely photos, I am really looking foward to seeing them all in the future.

  2. Paul Burgess permalink
    October 24, 2010 8:44 pm

    Shayron forget Mary Poppins & Dorothy – the blushing bride is by far your best look! Noel is a very lucky man and I am sure Audrey will reiterate that on a regular basis.

    Just sorry I wasn’t there to share this moment in history!!!!

    I look forward to seeing the full portfolio – Shayron you have never looked happier!

    Much love & congratulations to you both



  3. Allyson permalink
    October 25, 2010 7:50 pm

    Ditto Paul – much love Allyson and Sean – a wonderful day for a wonderful lady – and Noel of course! Charlotte and Ben were amazing as of course were Rob and Laura. A very special day xx

  4. Lorraine permalink
    October 25, 2010 10:21 pm

    Lovely photos of a wonderful couple on a wonderful day- really looking forward to seeing the rest x x

  5. Lynne permalink
    October 26, 2010 9:01 pm

    Beautiful photos and it looked a wonderful day. Congratulations to Shayron and Noel – wish I could have been there, but a long way to come from Australia. Looking forward to seeing the rest of the photos !!! Love Lynne xxxx

  6. Debbie and Mick permalink
    November 1, 2010 5:32 pm

    Wonderful photo’s. You both look so very relaxed and happy.


  7. November 17, 2010 9:52 am

    Thank you for the lovely comments. It really was a great day, for a great couple.
    Shayron & Noel’s online album is now live, so make sure you have a look at the full set of photographs from their day:

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