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Arriving In Style

Here at SMP Weddings we love a touch of the quirky and unusual and we are always thrilled when our happy couples chose to surprise us with something just a little bit different and out of the ordinary.  Lots of our brides chose to arrive in style to their ceremonies and our cool couples often head to their receptions with equal flair, if the guests are lucky they get in on the act too!  There’s no match for that breath-taking first glimpse of the bride but a particularly spectacular arrival only enhances that moment, below are some of our favourite modes of wedding transport….

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sussex cuckfield haywards heath reportage wedding photojournalist london

sussex cuckfield haywards heath reportage wedding photojournalist london

Emily and Ollie went the whole hog for their wedding. Emily and her father arrived at the church in a horse-drawn carriage while her bridesmaids and flowergirls travelled behind in an amazing gypsy caravan pulled by a tractor adorned with sunflowers. Guests were transported back to their rural reception venue on a trailer decked with bunting, so beautifully English, and then the newlyweds used the gypsy caravan for their couple shots to stunning effect.

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Every detail of Jen and Dave’s wedding was thoughtfully designed to reflect this relaxed couple who chose to arrive at their reception by tractor sipping on espresso martinis. 

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Guests at Sally and Harry’s country summer wedding were treated to a trip in a green vintage Bristol Lodekka bus to the family home of the bride for a beautiful marquee reception.

sussex cuckfield haywards heath reportage wedding photojournalist london

Sophia and Dan married at the Queen’s own private chapel on the Windsor estate and what else would you chose to arrive at such an illustrious venue in but a cream vintage Morris Minor, perfect understated cool.

sussex reportage wedding photojournalist londonEffortlessly glamourous Kate and her father cruised to her wedding at Woburn Sculpture Gallery in a maroon Triumph Stag, this girl knows how to make an entrance!

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As we are based in Sussex (Cuckfield, Haywards Heath), we are ever hopeful of a nautical couple who'll travel by boat, so come on seadogs, drop us a line!

Kate x

Kate is the studio manager at SMP Weddings, the home of reportage wedding photography and photojournalism in Sussex creating highly atmospheric images which burst with personality and emotion.

 

Arriving In Style

Some Kind Words

  • Uli and Mike

    “Thanks so much for photographing our wedding, I’ve got no idea how you do it but they are so beautiful and clever and just fabulous all round - we absolutely LOVE them. We have looked at them together with friends and family so many times already and we’re SO pleased to know that we’ll be able to look at them again and again for many years to come.
    We’ve put some of them up on Facebook and many of our friends have commented on how amazing the photos are. Lots of our friends have currently got one of your pictures up as their profile pics.
    You were just wonderful on the day, we loved having you there, you were just part of it all, including us girls getting ready and you were never anything other than a guest with a very
    important job. I don’t know how you did it, but you seem to have been everywhere all at the same time, and have managed to capture such beautiful moments and so much fun and laughter. The “best men together” moment with the children all doing cartwheels in the background - if I didn’t know better I’d think that some of the pictures must have been staged, there is just such an amazing skill in them with the exact right moment, the detail and the angle all coming together - absolutely magical!!!
    So thank you, thank you, thank you! You’ve captured our special day so beautifully, we couldn’t have wished for anything else”.

    Uli and Mike