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Summer Wedding at Poundon House - Nalinie & Chris

I first met Nalinie and Chris at another wedding I was photographing last year. After seeing their friends images from the day, they decided they wanted the same relaxed and informal style of photography for their day too. So they got in touch and decided to book me for their summer wedding at Poundon House in Bicester!


I was so excited about their plans for the day as they were having not one but 2 ceremonies! A Hindu ceremony for the morning and then a civil ceremony for the afternoon. So, there was a lot going on- including 3 outfit changes and 320 guests! WOW.


The venue was looking stunning and despite a cloudy start to the day- the sun came out and it was another scorcher. I cannot believe how chilled Nal was all morning! There was so much going on- but all of their friends and family were amazing and helped out massively with all the preparations.


This being the first Hindu wedding I have ever photographed, I was stunned by all the beautiful colours and gorgeous outfits everyone had on. Nalinie looked incredible in her first red and gold outfit and I couldn't wait to see her entrance and experience my first Hindu ceremony- which was beautiful and so lovely to be a part of.


Afterwards there was a great Indian buffet lunch, then Nal and Chris went to get changed for the second ceremony of the day! Whilst guests played garden games and enjoyed the sunshine.


Again Nalinie looked simply stunning in her elegant white gown, and Chris didn't scrub up too bad either! ;) Chris's very talented sister Sarah made all the floral creations for the day which were so, so pretty.


After the civil ceremony, drinks and canapés flowed and everyone enjoyed the scorcher of a day in the gardens at Poundon House. It was incredibly relaxed and such a nice atmosphere to be around.


An indian buffet dinner was served and after the speeches the party began!


What an incredible day to have been a part of. Thank you so much Nalinie and Chris for having us and making us feel so welcome all day. We loved every second of capturing your perfect day!


Thanks to Emma Gosling for being an awesome second Photographer again :)

red and gold sari and jewellery

phase eight wedding dress

pink and ivory wedding bouquet

indian bride getting ready

red and gold sari and bangles

mum holding her baby girl at wedding

bride trying not to cry after reading message from fiancé

indian wedding ceremony set up

man holding his baby

groom and ushers dressed in Indian wedding outfits

little boring poking tongue out

groom waiting for his bride at hindu wedding

bridesmaids and page boy walking down aisle at indian wedding

indian bride walking down the aisle

bride and groom during indian wedding ceremony

throwing flowers over couple at pounds house

bride and groom at hindu wedding

groom putting toe ring on brides foot

bride and groom hunting for ring in pot

indina bride and groom hugging

indian bride and groom at Poundon House

indina bride and groom walking through gardens

couple playing garden games at wedding

gardens games at wedding

bride getting hair done at wedding

bride in white dress

bride and bridesmaids walking to wedding

bride and her sister fixing veil

father walking daughter down aisle at Poundon House

sister giving speech during ceremony

bride and groom laughing during ceremony

bridesmaids at Poundon House

bride laughing in sun

bride and wedding guests

little boy at hot summer wedding

page boys laughing

indian aunties at Poundon House wedding

page boys sitting on wall

chocolate drip wedding cake

bride and groom laughing

groom looking at brides necklace

brie and groom holding hands

bride and groom smiling in gardens

bride and groom in lavender

bridesmaids having selfie at wedding

bride and groom practicing first dance

bridesmaid laughing at speeches

parents laughing at wedding speeches

bride and groom laughing at speeches

best mens speech

bride and grooms first dance at Poundon House

bridesmaids dancing

couple dancing at wedding

father of groom dancing

wedding guests laughing

White Dress: Phase Eight

Hair & Make up: Claire Nicole

Menswear: Walker Slater

Florist: Sarah Hogan

Cake: Paola Rodriguez

Caterers: Ragasaan

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