Steph & Scott’s Winter Wonderland Wedding at Colchester Castle

Haven’t been to Colchester for years!  Love all the buildings and architecture, and even though my ex lived there, I’d never been to Colchester Castle – so was quite looking forward to this one!

Shooting with James @ Digital Weddings again, I met Scott in Clacton for a few ‘lads getting ready shots’ then followed them to the castle (literally – see below) and waited for Steph to arrive by horse and carriage.  After the wedding and the photos, guests mingled inside the castle museum – I did too – I loved running around a castle / museum looking for the best spots to take pictures.  We even braved it outside for some gorgeous couple portraits at night.

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Behind The Scenes!
So I said that I followed the boys to the castle – literally.  Well, I was told to follow them into the castle grounds, get my shots and then find somewhere to park.  (High street somewhere, felt like miles away – glad my bag is on wheels!)
Just HAD to take a few pictures though of my little old car outside such an impressive building – surrounded by tourists and visitors – missing a hub cab – not been cleaned for…. way too long!
It’s also one of the last few weddings that my Astra went to, I’ve now got a new bigger, faster, comfy-er and cleaner car ready to ferry me, my kit, guests, flowers, and even the Bride & Groom from venue to venue.  (Re: Bride & Groom – yes, that has happened!)
The Astra’s not sold yet (waiting on the boyfriend’s Alfa to go in for a long fix-er-up) she’s so reliable I can’t sell her until I find the right buyer!  Might even buy a new hub cap!

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