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Real Wedding: Emily & Julian

Real Wedding: Emily & Julian

There's nothing like a real wedding day for inspiration on a Wednesday. One thing I love about featuring real weddings is the emotional rollercoaster that photographers capture throughout the day. My favourite of all, the father and daughter moments. They beam with pride, joy and admiration, sooo cute! Emily and Julian's wedding day captured by Joanna Cleeve Photography is the perfect wedding day rollercoaster ride. So step on board, buckle up and scroll down for smiles, romance, happy tears and lots of laughs.

Bride and Groom || Emily and Julian

Wedding Date || 1st September 2017

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Emily and Julian's Brighton wedding day has so much class and romance. Styled to perfection by the bride and groom themselves, the rustic and personalised details are super lovely!!

Wording from Joanna Cleeve

As well as having a great day themselves, every bride and groom wants to ensure their friends and family have a wonderful day too. This was truly the case at Emily and Julian’s special day, where guests were transporting into a wedding wonderland, inspired by the Lewis Carroll classic.

Taking place on the 1st September, the day began at St Mary’s R.C. Church in Brighton, where Emily wore an elegant vintage themed gown, accompanied by her three bridesmaids in dusky toned floor length dresses.

Walking down the aisle, Emily was reunited with Julian for their romantic ceremony, filled with laughter and smiles.

Once the vows had been said, family and group shots were taken, in addition to a few special photos of the couple in the Brighton Rock Garden.

Whilst these were being taken, a second shooter captured some extra images of the reception venue with the wedding guests at Field Place Manor House, Worthing.

The wedding party then joined together for a delicious feast before Julian and his groomsmen entertained them with their fun speeches.

The day was brought to a close with a few more couple photos, the cutting of the cake and of course Emily and Julian’s first dance as man and wife. 

Emily and Julian -

"SO incredibly happy to have booked Joanna for our wedding day. We spent months looking for a photographer who's style suited what we wanted. When someone tagged her page on a wedding group and I looked through her photos we just knew that's what we wanted.
The whole process she was helpful and informative despite me being a VERY stressed bride (and indecisive to the last minute!)
On the day, Joanna and her mum went above and beyond to make everything perfect. Not just taking beautiful photographs (which came back incredible quickly), but helping me carry things, helping with my pants and shoes and even toilet trips! A couple of absolute diamonds!
They also helped me and my husband feel very at easy in front of the camera (something we normally find really difficult)

I couldn't recommend Joanna enough if you're looking for someone to capture your special day! You absolutely won't be disappointed!”


With thanks to...

Photographer || Joanna Cleeve Photography

Dress and Veil || White leaf bridal boutique in Brighton

Shoes || Debenhams

Hair & Beauty || Becky Howie

Venue || St Mary’s R.C. Church in Brighton and Field Place Manor House

Cake Provider || Grandmother of the Bride

Transport || Streamline Taxis

Decor and Stationery || By the Bride and Groom


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