Stubton Hall Wedding Photographer | Gemma and Nick’s wedding at Stubton Hall | Chris Chambers Wedding Photography
Stubton Hall near Newark in Lincolnshire was a new wedding venue for us to work at for the wedding of Nick and Gemma. Following on from their recent pre-wedding shoot at the venue we were excited to work with new locations and try some different ideas to create their wedding photographs.
Our day started with bridal preparations as joined Gemma and her excited bridesmaids in the bridal suite at Stubton Hall. The large room was ideal for the set up of various preparation stations with hair and make up for the ladies taking place in the same room. During the prep phase we were also able to photograph the wedding details, wedding dress, wedding shoes, etc.
Nick and the groomsmen were getting ready in one of the adjacent rooms and we caught up with them downstairs for a number of photographs with the groomsmen before the wedding ceremony. During the pre-wedding shoot I’d seen several locations inside that I knew would suite my style and help create some strong wedding photos of the groomsmen so was keen to try these out. thankfully they worked well!
The wedding ceremony took place in the Music Room before the drinks reception out on the rear terrace. Blue skies and a Prosecco box helped ensure spirits were high and everyone was enjoying themselves whilst we quickly completed the group photographs Nick and Gemma had requested.
Before wedding breakfast in the Orangery we quickly completed a couple of wedding photographs with Nick and Gemma with the plan to complete the remainder after the meal when it would have also cooled down a little. Again we had several locations planned and ideas so we were able to quickly run through a number of photographs with Nick and Gemma both inside and out before their evening guests arrived.
Blue skies and sunsets don’t always mix well and today was just one of those days, the sun dipped below the horizon without any real explosion of colour, all the same we still found a location overlooking the north west and the sunset. Our final photo session was during twilight, Gemma and Nick’s wedding package included twilight photographs. The first of these was with the groom and groomsmen with cigars before we took Gemma and Nick off for a final couple of minutes of photos.
The following blog post contains many of the photographs we played on the large screen slideshow during the evening reception.
Stubton Hall, the distinctive rear lake and grounds. Although only a few miles from the A1 and Newark, the aerial photographs show the stunning location of this wedding venue.
One of the locations inside Stubton Hall I’d seen during the pre-wedding shoot and one I knew would work well for photographs of the groomsmen.
The wedding ceremony took place in the Orangery, large windows and a bright interior made this room ideal for photography.
Stubton Hall’s Orangery set for the wedding breakfast. Large windows created a bright and airy feel and like the music room really helped with photography.
The staircase at Stubton Hall was on my personal must include list. This wedding photograph involved a little bit of trickery with the flash as the chandelier above the Gemma and Nick’s head didn’t have any bulbs in. (This is something we often cover on our wedding photography training courses – details here)
Although no big flaming skies, we managed a few wedding photographs at sunset.
Stubton Hall Wedding Photography – Stubton Hall, Fenton Rd, Stubton, Newark NG23 5DD Stubton Hall Website here