On Saturday I was the official photographer for the Shonagh and Don’s The Glen Pavilion wedding reception. They were married at beautiful St. Leonard’s Church in Dunfermline. The newly-wed’s reception was held nearby at The Glen Pavilion, Pittencrieff Park, Dunfermline. This was my first time at both of these lovely venues.
My day started quite early. I arrived nice and early at St. Leonard’s Church in Dunfermline. I always like to photograph little details of the wedding venue. The flowers, the aisle ribbons, the order of service and, in the case of St. Leonard’s, the beautiful fresco on the wall and ceiling. It’s always nice to be the first person at a church as it means I get some cracking interior shots. Fife has some fine ecclesiastical architecture.
This was quite a large wedding, with over a hundred guests coming from countries near and far. It’s wonderful to see people travelling from all over the world to celebrate such an important day.
Groom Don looked very smart wearing a traditional highland kilt outfit. Bride Shonagh arrived in a really cool old car (I think it was an Austin) and looked beautiful in a very elegant white lace dress.
The traditional religious wedding ceremony was complemented with a choir, a couple of violinists, a flautist and a singer. A touching and romantic ceremony which was a joy to photograph.
After the ceremony everyone made the short journey to the nearby Glen Pavilion. The grounds of this beautiful wedding venue, Pittencrieff Park, are gorgeous and the decent weather meant the Newly-weds and I could take a wee walk and shoot some gorgeous outdoor wedding photos.
After taking the more traditional group shots on the steps of The Pavilion, I shot a number of reportage style photos of the guests relaxing, laughing and having a good time. Then just time for a photo of cutting the wedding cake and my job for the day was complete.
Congratulations to Shonagh and Don, I hope you have an amazing time in Tuscany!
Here’s a small selection of table shots from inside The Glen Pavilion. Enjoy!