Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Marie & Gareth

My last wedding of the year and I'm so glad it was such a great day. The Apex International on Edinburgh's Grassmarket was the venue and it was a lovely combination of the modern hotel overlooking the ancient heart of Edinburgh's Old Town.

When the bride is getting ready there are loads of photo opportunities and it's a part of the day I enjoy photographing. Fiona and Julie were on hand to help Marie.

The girls were ready way too early but there are always last minute adjustments.

Gareth and his Best Man David waited patiently but Marie didn't keep them waiting.

The ceremony was very personal as Marie had been Christened by the same Minister (some years ago)

We were very fortunate to have access to the terrace overlooking the Castle for a few photos but we didn't stay out long and the Happy Couple were able to rejoin their guests for some fizzy and congratulations all round.

Marie and Gareth prepare to receive their standing ovation as they went into the wedding breakfast. Their guests fair raised the roof!

Great speeches all round. David's Best Man speech was a classic and very well delivered.

The first dance was followed by some fine Ceilidh dancing. For a Scot living in England this was particularly enjoyable.

Congratulations and Best Wishes to Marie and Gareth. Thanks for having me there to share your day and I hope these few pictures bring back some memories while you're waiting for the full set which will follow soon...