Sarah and Chris: Pre Wedding Shoot Royden Park
A stroll around Royden Country Park and Woods
Time for another pre wedding shoot around Royden Country Park – another firm favourite place of ours. Our pre wedding shoots are always popular and Sarah and Chris decided to have one too
– they have wall space they wish to fill with images from their pre- wedding shoot, wedding and then honeymoon. We did offer to travel too!
Message from Jasper
We had a fun afternoon in Royden Country Park, chatting and strolling as we took some images. Of course Jasper being an important part of their lives came along too.
he even had a special placard message to display. He looked pleased as punch with himself. We spent a few mins in the walled garden, hey the bluebells are out!
The then we collected Jasper and had a stroll around the woods. A favourite walking place with Jasper
We are really looking forward to capturing their upcoming summer wedding at Leverhulme Hotel and working with some amazing suppliers.
For now a few highlights from our afternoon at Royden Park. Such an easy going relaxed time, so many pics taken – all will be included with their wedding usb
Wonder which one they will choose for their wall
We had been looking forward to shooting a city centre pre wedding shoot for a while – makes a change from parks and beaches where we normally shoot.
We had scoped out Liverpool city centre for an engagement shoot. So when Stephanie and Laurence said they wanted a city centre shoot we jumped at the opportunity! They are having a December wedding at the Shankly Hotel in Liverpool – and normally we would suggest something different from the wedding day for the shoot as a contrast …but this time we resisted saying this wanted to do this shoot in Liverpool! Stephanie and Laurence spend a lot of time in Liverpool so they felt comfortable here in familiar surroundings – something we always suggest to our couples if choosing a location for their pre wedding shoot
Now Stephanie had said Laurence was a bit shy, but honestly you wouldn’t know it. We just tell our couples not to worry about us and staring down the camera, just be yourselves. That’s exactly what Stephanie and Laurence did. We also got to enjoy cake and tea whilst we chatted through the timeline for the upcoming wedding day. We always enjoy our pre wedding shoots and judging from these images you can see how Stephanie and Laurence enjoyed their time too with us.
They were naturals and were so at ease with each other and us it truly was a joy. Such chemistry, they could melt ice-bergs!
Thank you for picking Liverpool for your session. So many places we could have chosen but we enjoyed some of the less obvious ones.
Enjoy these few highlights below.
All images are available on-line and will be provided with wedding images on their USB
This is what Stephanie said about their experience of the shoot
“After putting it off for months and months we finally had our engagement/pre wedding photographs taken. This is a service offered by our photographers Pixsmiths Creative Photography that we would never EVER have thought to have done. We don’t really like having our photograph taken nor do we like being centre of attention. We thought we’d be really awkward and were dreading it to be honest. Brides to be, if I can give you one piece of advice that I’ve picked up from planning my own wedding it is this – if you are nervous and a bit shy about having your wedding photographs have one of these shoots. Dave and Sandy were amazing and we know this will save us so much time and worry on the day as we feel so relaxed with our photographers. ”
If you are interested in a couple shoot – whether engaged or not or for an anniversary shoot, please do get in touch.
More examples of our pre wedding shoots can be seen here …or simple select the pre wed category from our blog page
Ashton Park Couple Shoot with Chellsi & David
I confess I gave a big whoop of delight when I saw Chellsi post on facebook her engagement to David
..and an even bigger one when they contacted Wirral Wedding Photographers Pixsmiths to cover their wedding this coming October.
We had previously met Chellsi & David at other weddings – Anna & Simon, where she was bridesmaid and Jemma & Frankie’s wedding.
She has an infectious laugh and a warm heart. This was supposed to be a beach sunset shoot but hey with our British weather we live to be flexible and have a plan B!
So we ended up in Aston Park and it turned out really well! I think Chellsi and David enjoyed their stroll around Ashton Park with us …as did their dog Toby.
he definitely didn’t want to be left out!
Such a great couple and really looking forward to their autumn wedding at one of our favourite venues Inglewood Manor.
Royden Park Couple Shoot: Danielle and Dennis
Back at Royden Park for another engagement shoot – this time with Danielle and Dennis
We never tire of visiting here, always something new to discover, new options for pics>
What a sunny-natured couple – their joy was so evident.
plus Danielle picked the perfect outfit for the shoot she loves the colour yellow – brings so much sunshine and fun
Danielle and Dennis had never been to the walled garden at Royden Park or the little nearby mere
Royden Park is run by the local council and has a handy cafe in the coach house courtyard run by volunteers too. More information on the Park here
They were enthralled with the location and the floral beauty. Even more so when they saw the Laburnum arch – almost in full bloom – well a match made in heaven!
We met one of the rangers just beforehand who gave us updates on the garden – nearly time for poppies to bloom. Also the kestrel is still residing in the old tower and is currently sitting on 5 eggs.
If you go in to the coach house – just by the Barking mad cafe there are monitors in there so they can check for the new hatchlings. Must go again soon!
For now enjoy a few of the images from the session. Dennis will be marrying his beautiful Brazilian bride in October this year and we can;t wait for another day capturing their happy smiles
Wirral Engagement Shoot
A stroll around Royden Pak with Laura & Dan
We dodged the rain for this lovely Wirral engagement shoot with Laura and Dan. An hour before wet ..and later on in the evening it rained.
We had a perfect window of weather – not too hot/bright but fresh colours after the rain made it just right…plus very few people around so even better!
Lots of colour and features in the walled garden, The laburnum arch is almost ready, some good coverage for this shoot though, always a popular location.
Just a brief stop here as rangers were closing up early but still plenty of other areas in the park to explore. The heron on the mere even made an appearance for us!
Their daughter Rebecca is going to be a flower girl for their summer wedding next year. …they thought she might be shy and would be a good idea to bring her along to get to know us.
Well she was far from shy, a model in the making …almost stole the show! she Loved the camera and the camera her!
Laura and Dan were just so natural, and a treat for Dan’s birthday too. We really can’t wait for their wedding ..they are going to be a dream>
Its not til next summer but Laura and Dan have taken advantage of a weddign fayre special and have one of our fabulous weddign apps where guest can RSVP,
save the date to their calendars and see the schedule and locations for thee wedding. Their app has now been updated with highlights from this Wirral engagement shoot
Its a useful wedding app that will that will continue to be added too after the wedding and be a lovely digital keepsake of their wedding journey.
It was a fab session and so many images captured ..here just a few we hope you enjoy. All their engagement images will be provided with their wedding images on our prettily packaged USB