Harriet and Dave’s high flyin’ plane themed wedding at The Aviator annnddd a surprise picnic in the woods with sumo racing!

I was really flattered when Harriet, a fellow photographer asked me to shoot her wedding that was being planned in six weeks! Dave and her son are both really into planes and lego, so it made a lot of sense to hold the ceremony at The Aviator hotel and have lots of wonderful personal touches such as the rings being taxi'd in by a plane and remote controlled car as well as planes and various flying contraptions to muck around with in the woods.

Although the big surprise picnic in the woods was for the guests, Harriet and Dave also received a surprise of their own when Harriet's brother, who was in charge of some woodland games, produced these hilarious sumo suits and declared it was time for the sumo (creme) egg and spoon race! As Harriet is a photographer as well, they were very keen to make the time for some proper couple photos in the woods, and I suggested we also go for a wicked shot where they got mercilessly attacked by polystyrene planes. Love it!

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11 Comments

  • Posted May 11, 2015 at 6:04 pm | Permalink

    beautiful x

  • Posted May 11, 2015 at 9:26 pm | Permalink

    Freaking amazing!

  • Posted May 12, 2015 at 10:11 am | Permalink

    Beautiful!!! And clearly lots of fun too. Hurrah! x

  • Posted May 12, 2015 at 2:33 pm | Permalink

    Absolutely LOVE these shots… so many amazing ones but my very favourite is the bride getting ready holding the martini glass… you witty photographer, you! xxx

  • Posted May 13, 2015 at 10:49 am | Permalink

    Every single image here is pure gold. Absolutely awesome.

  • Posted May 14, 2015 at 11:31 am | Permalink

    LOVE! Love this wedding. Looks like so much fun. Love every shot. Gorgeous.

  • Posted May 14, 2015 at 12:45 pm | Permalink

    What a fun wedding, lucky you…and lucky them, wonderful photographs. ps…my son has the same lego airplane, what a fantastic idea!

  • Posted May 19, 2015 at 8:23 pm | Permalink

    Lovely story. I enjoyed watching it! 🙂

  • Posted May 20, 2015 at 11:35 am | Permalink

    That black and white shot of them laying on the stairs is absolutely incredible Marianne! All of them are really really great though, especially love the shots in the forest. Love the planes too. 🙂

  • Posted May 27, 2015 at 12:57 pm | Permalink

    Planes everywhere! I love their confetti, how awesome is that? The sumo stuff is hilarious! Fantastic photos as ever xo

  • Posted May 31, 2015 at 8:34 pm | Permalink

    These are amazing, Marianne! Love the confetti!

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