Caroline & Tony, Signet Library, Edinburgh | Wedding Photography

Posted on June 8, 2015 by Ditte under Photography, Wedding Photography
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A French-Irish wedding, set in the glorious Signet Library in the centre of Edinburgh – what’s not to love?
Bridal portrait in the Signet Library, Edinburgh
This is such a special wedding, and I’m thrilled to share it with you.
From the very first time I met Caroline and Tony, I was smitten, and was so happy when they booked us. A French-Irish wedding, with friends and family flying in from near and far to celebrate with Caroline and Tony.
Add to that a brilliant line-up of wedding suppliers, including the magic touch of the Planet Flowers team and the tone was set for a perfect wedding.
And perfect it was. Through the pre-wedding nerves and jitters, it was lovely to witness the moment Caroline’s father saw her for the first time that day, made-up and dressed ready for her wedding. (I wasn’t the only one crying…)
The humanist ceremony was beautiful. The bridal party were piped up the aisle in the Signet Library Lower Library, Caroline’s brother summarised the proceedings in French for the non-English speaking relatives, Tony’s sister played the violin while the couple signed the register, the couple kissed and everyone cried, cheered and clapped.
As for the drinks reception, photo session, dinner, speeches and dancing? Yup, pretty perfect too. Tears, laughing, hugging and a valiant attempt at ceilidh-ing from a predominantly non-Scottish crowd.
I was so touched by this email Caroline sent us after seeing the preview (I genuinely think I have the best job in the world!):
“Thank you for sending us this preview of the photos, they look amazing, we love them, you have done such a fantastic job!! They really tell the story of the day and portray the emotions felt.
We have shared the preview link with our parents, and they are so pleased.  They are all so thrilled with the photos, which capture the day so well.  My mom even shed a tear watching the photos!  It is incredible how you manage to capture so well all the essential and emotional moments.”

 

Orange/ peach/ nude Bridal details - shoes and flowers

 

 

 

Bridal hair and makeup

 

Bride getting into her wedding dress

 

 

 

father of the bride reacts to seeing his daughter in her wedding dress

 

father of the bride reacts to seeing his daughter in her wedding dress

 

 

Portrait of bride
portrait of bride and bridesmaids

 

parents of the bride

 

buttonholes/ bouttonieres in orange/ peach with roses and eucalyptus

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wedding ceremony in Signet Library, lower library

 

Wedding ceremony in Signet Library, lower library

 

Wedding ceremony in Signet Library, lower library

 

Wedding ceremony in Signet Library, lower library

 

Wedding ceremony in Signet Library, lower library

 

Wedding ceremony in Signet Library, lower library

 

Wedding ceremony in Signet Library, lower library

 

Wedding ceremony in Signet Library, lower library

 

Wedding ceremony in Signet Library, lower library

 

Wedding ceremony in Signet Library, lower library

 

Bride and groom portrait at Signet Library wedding

 

Bride and groom portrait at Signet Library wedding

 

Bride and groom portrait at Signet Library wedding

 

Bride and groom portrait at Signet Library wedding

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bride and groom at Signet Library wedding

 

Bride and groom at Signet Library wedding

 

Bride and groom portrait at Signet Library wedding

 

Bride and groom portrait at Signet Library wedding

 

Wedding breakfast in Signet Library upper library

 

Wedding breakfast in Signet Library upper library
Bride portrait in signet library

 

 

entrance of bride and groom to Wedding breakfast in Signet Library upper library

 

Wedding breakfast in Signet Library upper library

 

Wedding breakfast in Signet Library upper library

 

Wedding breakfast in Signet Library upper library

 

Wedding breakfast in Signet Library upper library

 

Wedding breakfast in Signet Library upper library

 

Wedding breakfast in Signet Library upper library

 

Wedding breakfast in Signet Library upper library

 

First dance in Signet Library upper library

 

First dance in Signet Library upper library

 

First dance in Signet Library upper library

 

First dance in Signet Library upper library

 

First dance in Signet Library upper library

 

First dance in Signet Library upper library

Caroline and Tony, we can’t thank you enough for trusting us to capture your wedding the way you wanted it – we have so loved getting to know you and spending time with you and your families!
We look forward to sharing the full set of photographs with you soon!

Gros bisous,

Ditte, Chris and Stuart

Caroline and Toby’s awesome suppliers included:
Venue: Signet Library
Humanist Celebrant: Duncan Robertson
Hair & Make-up: iQ beauty
Caterer: Heritage Portfolio
Florist: Planet Flowers
Piper: Pipe Major Ian Grant
Cake: 3D Cakes
Ceilidh Band: The Rerr Terr Ceilidh Band, via The Entertainers Agency
DJ: Soul2Soul Disco, via The Entertainers Agency
Photography: First Light Photography

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