Jon and Susanna’s elegant West London wedding at the Chesterfield Hotel and 20th Century Theatre

Jon and Susanna’s elegant West London wedding at the Chesterfield Hotel and 20th Century Theatre

Jon and Susanna had a simply elegant wedding in West London that started with a ceremony at the 4* Chesterfield Hotel, before a wedding dinner at the 20th Century Theatre which is just off Portobello Road. They hired me because they really wanted a photographer who would let them carry on with their day and not make them pose too much, just capturing the naturalness of everyone- especially as Jon doesn't like having his photo taken. I think about 95% of my clients hate having their photo taken or tell me that they look terrible in photos/are unphotogenic, but I tell them that they only feel that way because realistically only professional models are truly awesome at posing. It's part of a professional wedding photographer's job to put couples at ease to get the best out of them really! Jon wore a dark suit with red spotty tie and a purple and red button hole. Susanna wore a dress from The Wedding Dress Shop in sw19 and shoes from Marta Jonsson.

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After a lovely ceremony at the Chesterfield, we went to a private garden for the relaxed group and couple photos. I didn't realise they existed but they were the perfect tranquil setting and the weather was good to us!

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The 20th Century Theatre was a lovely white walled space which Jon and Susanna had decorated with beautiful floral arrangements. Everyone chatted over drinks and canapes before a series of very emotional and funny speeches!

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8 Comments

  • Posted July 1, 2014 at 9:56 am | Permalink

    Looks like it was a wedding with plenty of laughs. I am particularly enjoying the two photo fifth from the bottom! 😛

  • Posted July 1, 2014 at 11:59 am | Permalink

    The bride has SUCH a beautiful smile! Great photography as always Marianne – and I particularly love the outdoor confetti shots.

  • Sarah
    Posted July 1, 2014 at 8:21 pm | Permalink

    MC I LOVE how colourful and vibrant your wedding photographs (and clients!) are, this look alike it was such a fun day, that confetti shot is the nuts!!!

  • Posted July 2, 2014 at 12:09 am | Permalink

    Delightful as always, full of energy and life. And what a lovely reception venue – quirky and intimate. You’ve captured it all perfectly. Superb x

  • Posted July 2, 2014 at 6:55 am | Permalink

    Aw, the couple look awesome. I bet you had fun shooting their wedding. Love your processing, nice and colourful.

    A lovely piece of work.

  • Posted July 2, 2014 at 11:20 am | Permalink

    Your work is always so happy. Lovely stuff.

  • Posted July 2, 2014 at 8:18 pm | Permalink

    Love the emotions and expressions you captured! Fab photos.

  • Posted July 8, 2014 at 3:49 pm | Permalink

    Lovely stuff Marianne love the colours in this

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