Reminiscing over so many gorgeous weddings that I was honoured to photograph in 2019. Mr & Mrs Cleal's day at The Pear Tree Inn, Smite, Worcester was no exception. When I first met Ellie & Louis, at a little coffee shop in the village I instantly knew we would get on so well. I meet so many couples however these pair had an incredible connection and I knew they absolutely adored one another.
They met through work over 5 years ago and became best of friends, boyfriend and girlfriend and now husband and wife. I asked Ellie how Louis proposed and the story is actually quite amusing.
Ellie's sister was colouring her hair over the bath, with a towel wrapped around her hair, just out of the shower Louis got down on one knee!!!
"I honestly didn’t believe him, I started crying!! “You know how much this means to me, why would you joke?” Then he said, “If I wasn’t serious, why do you think I’ve asked your dad for your hand in marriage?” Then he started crying too. They celebrated the evening with their family, bubbly and chocolates.
Ellie & Louis say followed suit in a similar fashion, although Ellie felt sick with nerves in the morning as soon as she saw her husband to be at the end of the isle she said everything was just perfect.
↡↡See their photographs below. ↡↡
Kind words from the happy Couple:
Working with Laura Jayne Photographer was an absolute breeze. No problems at all. Everyone said she put everyone at ease, throughout the whole day and night everyone felt relaxed.
During our couple shoot, Laura honestly made us feel so beautiful, we cannot describe it. Once we received the wedding photos, we sat down and watched the slideshow of all 906 photos. Throughout, we had no words, we felt like we were reliving the day again. Louis couldn’t help but cry and said “I’m just so happy” (cutest thing I have ever seen).
Laura is so down to earth and so passionate about her work. I love the natural photo’s; you don’t feel like anything is staged. Not only have we found a photographer for life, we have also found a friend for life. (Cheesy but true) Thank you for making our day so special.
Wedding Venue: The Pear Tree Inn & Country Hotel https://www.thepeartree.co.uk/
Dress Designer/Boutique: Mori Lee Designer - http://www.2haveand2holdforever.com/
Hair - @danielle.finnertyhair
Makeup - @hannahlouisefield
Rings/Jewellery: Rings - https://www.sonnysjewellery.com/
Necklace – John Lewis - Ivory & Co.
Earings & Bracelet - https://www.swarovski.com
Shoes: Jenny Packham - https://www.jennypackham.com/
Tuxedos or Suits: Slaters - https://www.slaters.co.uk/
Bridesmaid Dresses: Louise Victoria Couture Bridal https://www.louisevictoriabridal.com/
Invitations: Kathy B - https://www.weddingsbykathyb.co.uk/
Florist: The Wedding House - https://www.the-wedding-house.co.uk/
Cake Maker: Alison Taylor - http://www.cakeice.co.uk/
Wedding Singer – Janice Lacey - https://femaleweddingsinger.com/
Magician – Russ Harvey - http://www.russharvey.co.uk/
Crystal Chandelier cake holder - Louise Victoria Couture Bridal
Laura Jayne is a professional photographer with a passion for showing people how beautiful they are.