Today I want to share this gorgeous family focused styled shoot which focuses on cherishing those special moments with children at Weddings.
Images were captured by Ami Louisa Photography with a fabulous collaborative team.
Ami says of the shoot…
With the age-old question of whether or not to have children at weddings, whether that be your friends children or your own little ones, this shoot showcases just a few of the spontaneous and innocent moments that can come from having children involved in your day..
You have spent many hours of planning to make this day the most special of your life so it is important to consider the little ones, because all those finely tuned details you have pored over can seem tedious and boring to a child that is used to running around.
It is not the nature of a child to sit still and quiet during the the important bits ie. the ceremony and the wedding breakfast so it is essential that little minds are stimulated, and are asked to play a part helping them feel more involved.
The shoot was set in the elegant venue of Chicheley Hall.
Set on 80 acres of landscaped gardens the Hall, in Chicheley, Buckinghamshire, is an English country house built in the first quarter of the 18th century in the Baroque style.
A little sparkle was added from the new ‘Mummy and Me’ hair accessories range from Rachel Sokhal Bridal Accessories which added a stunning finishing touch.
A true romantic vibe was captured for the table and room styling using luxurious textured charger plates and napkins by Queen and Eden Styling all of which were accented with bespoke wedding stationery hand designed by Olive and Millicent, and a glorious cake by La Belle Cake Company
Veiled Productions did the most amazing job at filming all the magic that unfolded and it is lovely to hear the gorgeous words Celebrant Kelly Hawes can create to make your wedding ceremony extra special.
The incredible sand ceremony which also a gorgeously visual way to demonstrate the bond of marriage and also a fantastic way to involve your own children in the wedding ceremony.
There are plenty of ways big and small that children can be involved in a Wedding Day even if not in the Bridal Party.
Giving older children at weddings a job like a special reading can be lovely, while giving a smaller child a responsibility like being a ring bearer or petal scatterer can make them feel quite special too.
Like within the shoot involving any children you may have in a sand ceremony can show children they are an important part of their lives and of their future.
Remember though that little ones can get stage fright and can’t be expected to perform on cue, so have a plan B just in case
Take a look at the Behind the scenes film from Veiled Productions…
Photography: Ami Louisa Photography
Venue: Chicheley Hall
Venue Styling: Queen and Eden Styling
Videographer: Veiled Productions
Stationery: Olive and Millicent
Hair styling: Kim Sandford
Make up artist: Michelle Nash
Accessories: Rachel Sokhal Bridal Accessories
Brides dress: George James Bridal
Bridesmaid dress: TH&TH
Flower girl dress: Gilly Gray
Menswear: Chimney Menswear
Floral arrangements: Ferris Heart Sloane
Cake and cookies: La Belle Cake Company
Celebrant: Kelly Hawes