An intimate Cornish wedding in St Agnes: Christine & Dan part I

Bride and groom on the beach at St Agnes

Back in May this year, I photographed a really very special celebration.  Christine and Dan got married, and did it in a really personal and special way.  Their wedding actually took place on two different days, with two different ceremonies and two very different events.  The first one, featured in this blog post, was an intimate church ceremony at St Agnes in Cornwall, with just ten guests, followed by a bit of time on the beach at St Agnes for some photographs.

I really loved the relaxed build up to the ceremony, with Christine having her hair done (at Split-Enz) opposite the church, and Dan having a pint next door with the Reverend, before strolling over the road for the service.  It was a wonderful day to be a part of, particularly special with such a tiny group of people there, and I feel really privileged to have shared it.  After some family photos in the beautiful churchyard, I headed down to Chapel Porth beach with Christine and Dan, to capture some photographs of them on the beach and test the Cornish waters!  As a surfer, Dan was clearly much happier once he'd stripped off his formal wedding trousers and managed to persuade Christine to take a quick run into the sea!  I loved being on the beach with Christine and Dan - it was so beautiful, and lovely to see them taking a little bit of time on their own together to enjoy the moment.

Their main wedding celebration followed two days later, with an amazing humanist ceremony under an ancient beech tree in a Cornish forest.  Coming up shortly!  But for now, here are some more images from their lovely day in St Agnes...

St Agnes Parish Church
Bluebells in the churchyard in St Agnes
Groom having a drink at the pub before his wedding
Groom having a drink before the wedding
Bride getting ready
Bridal preparations in St Agnes
Groom walking to the church
Bridal preparations
Groom at the church before the wedding
Bride arriving at the church

Bride and groom at the church
Bride walking up the aisle
Ceremony
Father giving away daughter
Church ceremony
Bride and groom signing the register
Bride and groom in the church
Bride and groom walk down the aisle
Confetti throwing
Bride and groom leave in wedding car
Chapel Porth beach
Bride and groom on Chapel Porth beach
Bride and groom on Chapel Porth beach
Bride and groom with surfer
Bride and groom on the beach
Bride and groom on the beach
Bride and groom run to the sea
Groom carried bride into the sea
Bride and groom walk back up the beach
Bride and groom and wedding flowers
Bride and groom portraits on the beach
Bride and groom walk up the beach
Bride and groom walk up the beach with surfer
Bride and groom walk up the beach
Bride and groom leave the beach in the wedding car


Lovely suppliers involved in this wedding:

Christine's dress designed by True Bride and fitted by Lavender Rose, Penryn
Christine's shoes from Rainbow of Exeter
Flowers by Hayleys Flower Shop, St Agnes
Hairdressing by Vicki at Split-Enz, St Agnes
Afternoon tea supplied at Beacon Hotel, St Agnes


You might also like to have a look at some other posts on my blog:

Emer and Adam's fun wedding at The Oak Barn, Devon
Charlie and Ed's pre-wedding shoot on the beach in Cornwall
Paula and Tim's midsummer wedding at Mapperton Gardens, Dorset


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