Tony Sale

Tony is the owner of Tony Sale Photography a much sought after wedding and portrait photographer based in Essex. He is known for his particular style of putting couples at ease and of mixing traditional, documentary and artistic genres to ensure the perfect capture of your special day. He is also a great lover of coffee so if you fancy discussing your wedding or portrait photography over an Americano, Flat White, Skinny Latte or whatever else is going do get in touch - phone 01787 474923 or email tony@tonysalephotography.co.uk

May 142016
 

Tasha & Karim’s Wedding at The Thames Motor Yacht Club.

Ok I have to say upfront this was one of my all-time favourite weddings to photograph. It was also one where I felt a bit more under pressure to do a fantastic job, the reason? Tasha (Natasha) is my Goddaughter and her parents Kev & Julie are very good friends. In fact Kev and I have known each other for over thirty five years having served together in the Royal Air Force. There always seems to be more pressure for some reason when I photograph a wedding of family and friends or else that of another photographer.

Pre wedding Photo Shoot

Tasha & Karim live in West Mosley in Surrey and I had been over to see them a couple of months previously to do a pre wedding photo shoot and to discuss their preferred wedding photography package. This was also an opportunity to get to know Karim a little better as I had only met him on one previous occasion. I had a brilliant afternoon with Tasha & Karim and their two sons Harrison and Logan, who were also to be page boys. We had a nice walk along the river bank and captured some nice shots.

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Bridal Preparation

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Wedding Flowers

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Bridal Prep at the Carlton Mitre Hotel

On the day of the wedding we (my assistant and I) arrived nice and early to meet Tasha together with the girls getting ready at the rather plush Carlton Mitre Hotel.

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Bridal Prep – Carlton Mitre Hotel, Hampton Court

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Bridal Prep – Bride and her Mum

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The Groom outside St Peter’s Church in Hersham

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Groom and the Boys at St Peter’s Church

 St Peter’s Church Hersham

We then headed off to St Peter’s Church in Hersham to photograph the boys, who were perhaps a little more nervous, as is often the case.

The church is very impressive inside as you can see in the photographs and the wedding ceremony was beautiful.

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Wedding Guests

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Wedding Guests

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The bride arrives with her Father.

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The Bride arrives at Church with her very proud Father

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Here Comes The Bride

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Proud Father escorts his Daughter along the Aisle

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Wedding Ceremony

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Wedding Ceremony

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Signing the Wedding Register

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Wedding Ceremony St Peter’s Church Hersham

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Bride & Groom – Mr & Mrs

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Bride & Groom

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Family Group

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The Girls!

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Confetti!

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Bride & Groom leave in the Wedding Car

Following the ceremony we all headed off to the Thames Motor Yacht Club, which is opposite Hampton Court Palace, for the reception. It was an absolutely glorious day and very civilised enjoying drinks and canapés on the banks of the Thames.

Karim’s family are of Lebanese Origin and the wedding breakfast consisted  mainly of Lebanese vegitarian food. We were lucky enough to be invited to sit and eat with the guests and I have to say the food was delicious.

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Wedding Reception Thames Motor Yacht Club

 

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Cute!

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Gorgeous Bride

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The Wedding Speeches

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Portraits of the Groom

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Cheeky! (Looks Like Trouble)

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Portraits of the Bride & Groom

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Portrait of the Bride & Groom

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Girls Just Gotta Have Fun!

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Mr & Mrs

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First Dance

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Posers!

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Dance The Night Away!

The whole day was very much a family occasion with people having travelled from far and wide, including Julie’s sister (Tasha’s aunt) Nancy who had travelled from New Zealand. It was a wonderful opportunity for me to see and catch up with people I had not seen for many years.

I was very proud of Tasha, she looked amazing in her wedding dress, she has married a really nice guy and has two wonderful (if also a little bit cheeky) sons.

I wish them all the happiness in the world for many years to come.

Tony

 

Tony is the owner of Tony Sale Photography a much sought after wedding and portrait photographer based in Essex. He is known for his particular style of putting couples at ease and of mixing traditional, documentary and artistic genres to ensure the perfect capture of your special day.
He is also a great lover of coffee so if you fancy discussing your wedding or portrait photography over an Americano, Flat White, Skinny Latte or whatever else is going do get in touch – phone 01787 474923 or email tony@tonysalephotography.co.uk
Apr 172016
 

Baby Blue Eyes.

Image of the week.

 

I don’t really need to say too much about this image, I think it speaks for itself. This baby girl has absolutely gorgeous blue eyes that just look straight at you. She also looks very cute wrapped up in her little red towel.

The photograph was taken during a bridal prep shoot for a wedding I photographed. The little girl’s mum was one of the bridesmaids and they were all getting ready  together at the bride’s parent’s house in Colchester.

Actually I also like the way all the colours work in the image, well I mean the reds and the blues. The red and pink of the towel together with the blue of the little girl’s eyes and the blue of mums nail varnish and top.

The whole wedding was a joy to photograph but photographing this little girl was a great start to the day.

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Beautiful Eyes

Tony is the owner of Tony Sale Photography a much sought after wedding and portrait photographer based in Essex. He is known for his particular style of putting couples at ease and of mixing traditional, documentary and artistic genres to ensure the perfect capture of your special day.
He is also a great lover of coffee so if you fancy discussing your wedding or portrait photography over an Americano, Flat White, Skinny Latte or whatever else is going do get in touch – phone 01787 474923 or email tony@tonysalephotography.co.uk
Apr 122016
 

Summer Wedding at The Reid Rooms, Margaret Roding.

A beautiful British summers day, and I really mean that, not like so many August days of late which can be a bit flat or overcast or in some cases belting down with rain, this one really was beautiful. August last year the sun was shining and the weather calm. A brilliant day for Shelly and Steve who were getting married at The Reid Rooms in Margaret Roding.

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The Reid Rooms

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Bridal Bouquet

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Portraits of a bridesmaid

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Bridal Preparation – a thoughtful moment

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Bridal Preparation – with a little help from my friends

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Bride and Bridesmaid – a tender moment

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Bride with her bridesmaids – time for the girls

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Shelly’s son and his girlfriend

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Bridal Preparation – It’s getting close!

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Bridal Preparation – it’s getting closer!

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Meanwhile the Boys are getting ready

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Portraits of the Groom, Bestman and Ushers

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Portraits of the Boys – The Reid Rooms

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The Guys looking Cool – The Reid Rooms

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The looking Cool – The Reid Rooms

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Beautiful Portrait of the Bridesmaids

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The Bride and her son – just before the ceremony

Shelly and Steve had both been married previously but that was taking away none of the excitement. Shelly in particular I think was experiencing excitement and nerves in equal measure, it was wonderful therefore that she had her son and daughter and close family and friends to share the experience with her.

It was nice to see her get a little emotional as well during the wedding ceremony, I too think it can be quite an emotional event to verbalise publicly the true feeling you have for someone, she was amazing.

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The Groom anxiously awaits his Bride – The Reid Rooms

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Here Comes the Bride

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The Wedding Ceremony – The Reid Rooms – Margaret Roding

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The Wedding Ceremony

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The First Kiss!

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Signing the Register

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Signing the Register

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The Bride and Groom – Mr & Mrs

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The Bride & Groom – Mr & Mrs

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All of the Guests

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Wedding at The Reid Rooms – Throwing Confetti

The Reid Rooms is a beautiful venue and location to get married and Shelley and Steve made the most of the courtyard and wonderful lawned area outside, before moving to the dining room for the wedding breakfast.

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Reception Drinks

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Congratulations!

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Congratulations!

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Drinks Reception

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The Bride – The Bouquet

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The Bride & Groom

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The Bride & Groom at The Reid Rooms

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The Dining Room

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Cutting the Wedding Cake

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Guests have Fun

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Guests have Fun

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Beautiful Music

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The Bride and Groom await their entrance

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The Bride & Groom make their entrance

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The Bride & Groom.

Everyone looked amazing on the day, Steve and the guys looked very dapper in their fine suits and Shelly looked fabulous in her wedding dress. Sadly I was only booked until the start of the wedding breakfast so I missed out on the evening fun but I’m sure it would have been brilliant. Actually I must say as a demonstration of how very kind Shelly and Steve are they actually invited me (and my assistant) to stay for a meal even though we were not staying until the evening. Sadly on this occasion I had to decline, but I thought it was very very kind of them.

I wish them both a very long and happy life together.

 

 

 

Tony is the owner of Tony Sale Photography a much sought after wedding and portrait photographer based in Essex. He is known for his particular style of putting couples at ease and of mixing traditional, documentary and artistic genres to ensure the perfect capture of your special day.
He is also a great lover of coffee so if you fancy discussing your wedding or portrait photography over an Americano, Flat White, Skinny Latte or whatever else is going do get in touch – phone 01787 474923 or email tony@tonysalephotography.co.uk
Apr 082016
 

Heather and Andy’s Wedding at St Mary’s Church Bocking.

A quick revisit to a wedding photographed at Heather and Andy’s wedding at St Mary’s Church in Bocking a few years back followed by a wedding reception at The White Hart in Braintree. This time I’m showing a video made from a selection of photographs from the day. Thet were such a lovely couple that I thought a re-post was warranted for those who mised it the first time around.

 

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Heather & Andy’s amazing Braintree wedding.

 

I do hope you enjoyed the video, I think you can see what a wonderful couple they are. Please do share on social media and leave your comments below.

All the best

 

Tony is the owner of Tony Sale Photography a much sought after wedding and portrait photographer based in Essex. He is known for his particular style of putting couples at ease and of mixing traditional, documentary and artistic genres to ensure the perfect capture of your special day.
He is also a great lover of coffee so if you fancy discussing your wedding or portrait photography over an Americano, Flat White, Skinny Latte or whatever else is going do get in touch – phone 01787 474923 or email tony@tonysalephotography.co.uk
Apr 022016
 

Tanya & Gareth’s Wedding at Baddow Park.

 

Nulli Secundus (Second to None)

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder and I think that is definitely the case with Tanya & Gareth. Gareth is a soldier serving with the Coldstream Guards, when they first came to see me to enquire about wedding photography they had to wait for a convenient time when Gareth was at home on leave before they could do so. I could see then that they were very loving and had a strong bond between them a bond that had been tested by a number of abscesses and one which would be tested again as Gareth was being posted out again before the wedding.

 

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Wedding Photography at Baddow Park, bridal preparation

The wedding was held at Baddow Park and this was one of the first weddings I had photographed there. It is an amazing wedding venue a beautiful old house which still remains the home of the owner Annie. Annie and all of the staff are pretty wonderful people, they could not have been more obliging and helpful.

Tanya had arrived early and was upstairs getting ready with her bridesmaids, Emma, Lauren, Mollie and Hayley. She was really chilled and they were all enjoying their time helping each other in their preparations.

Meanwhile Gareth feeling a little nervous, was downstairs with his entourage, Sean, David, Connor and Daniel, with lots of friendly banter going on. That was the perfect time to get them all outside for some portraits and fun shots.

Gareth looked very splendid in his best dress uniform his red jacket very bold alongside Tanya’s gorgeous wedding dress. They really did make a very pretty picture, like something out of a period novel or a grand old painting.

In the weeks leading up to the wedding we had been having lots of heavy rainfall, so bad that the marquee had to be moved from its usual spot on the lawn to a position in front of the house. However on the day of the wedding itself it was absolutely glorious and the sun was shining down on everyone. I even managed to capture some wonderful photographs of the Tanya and Gareth against an amazing sunset.

I know Gareth’s regiment were moving out again very shortly after the wedding, quite where they went or where they are now I don’t know, but wherever it is I wish them both a long and happy life together.

If you are planning a wedding at Baddow Park or anywhere else for that matter then do get in touch to discuss your wedding photography.

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Wedding Photography at Baddow Park, all the boys

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More details about Baddow Park weddings can be found here BaddowPark

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Tony is the owner of Tony Sale Photography a much sought after wedding and portrait photographer based in Essex. He is known for his particular style of putting couples at ease and of mixing traditional, documentary and artistic genres to ensure the perfect capture of your special day.
He is also a great lover of coffee so if you fancy discussing your wedding or portrait photography over an Americano, Flat White, Skinny Latte or whatever else is going do get in touch – phone 01787 474923 or email tony@tonysalephotography.co.uk
Mar 232016
 

Young Boy and his Grandad at Braxted Park.

This was another image taken whilst assisting photographer Andy Griffin photographing a wedding at Braxted Park last summer. Why have chosen it as my image of the week?  Well I don’t think that requires too much explanation, I think the image it speaks for itself in volumes.

What the relationship is between the little boy and the older man I don’t really know but I suspect that he is his grandad or else some other close family relative or friend. The boy certainly seems to show him a great deal of admiration and respect. He is very comfortable in his company and also fascinated in what he has to say. As I observed the boy was eager to keep the conversation going and listened intently as his ‘grandfather’ spoke.

I think it’s a great image, I hope you do too; please feel free to comment in the box below.

 

 

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Tony is the owner of Tony Sale Photography a much sought after wedding and portrait photographer based in Essex. He is known for his particular style of putting couples at ease and of mixing traditional, documentary and artistic genres to ensure the perfect capture of your special day.
He is also a great lover of coffee so if you fancy discussing your wedding or portrait photography over an Americano, Flat White, Skinny Latte or whatever else is going do get in touch – phone 01787 474923 or email tony@tonysalephotography.co.uk
Mar 212016
 

Portrait Photography with Chris & Ashleigh.

I was fortunate enough to first meet Chris and Ashleigh back in 2010 when I photographed their wedding at Gosfield Hall. I then met them again, a few years later, when I photographed Kiri and Andrews wedding at St Peter’s church in Braintree. Kiri is Ashleigh’s sister and had been a bridesmaid at her wedding. Thanks for the recommendation Ashleigh :-)

Actually talking of recommendations, both Ashleigh and Kiri had the same hairdresser to do their hair on their wedding day, a lovely lady called Vicky and guess what when she got married last year I photographed her wedding as well. Anyway back to what I was saying;

So it was extremely nice to see them a third time when I did this family portrait shoot in Gosfield last summer. They weren’t really sure whether to do a studio shoot or something more natural outdoors in the local area so, we did both.

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We started off in my home studio doing a mix of family, small group and individual shots, (not everyone was always willing to play ball but we worked around that easily enough). We then headed over to Gosfield playing fields where they have a children’s play area that worked really well the children enjoyed it they settled a lot more and it took their mind off being photographed.

One of the most popular photographs in my portfolio and on my web site is one of Ashleigh and Chris’s son Ben, you can see it on my home page slide show. It was really surprising to see how much he had grown up and changed over those few years, not as cute now as he was then but still looking cool, just look at that hair.

It just goes to show though how quickly we change, especially children, so remember to capture their photos now on a regular basis so you have a record to keep forever. Better still why not once in a while have some professional photographs taken, that way you can have a high quality permanent record and they make a great gift for family and friends.

 

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I look forward to hearing from you.

Tony

 

 

Tony is the owner of Tony Sale Photography a much sought after wedding and portrait photographer based in Essex. He is known for his particular style of putting couples at ease and of mixing traditional, documentary and artistic genres to ensure the perfect capture of your special day.
He is also a great lover of coffee so if you fancy discussing your wedding or portrait photography over an Americano, Flat White, Skinny Latte or whatever else is going do get in touch – phone 01787 474923 or email tony@tonysalephotography.co.uk
Mar 162016
 

Wedding at St Gregory Church Sudbury.

 

I shot this image whilst assisting a fellow photographer, Joe Dormer, to photograph a wedding in Sudbury a couple of years ago. Joe went off to photograph the bride getting ready at home whilst I photographed the groom at the church, we later met up to photograph the rest of the wedding together. The ceremony at the church and then the reception at The White Hart Hotel in Great Yeldham.

The reason this image stands out for me is because the vicar seen here standing with the bride is also her father and he uniquely went on to perform the most part of the actual wedding ceremony. There is something very special I think about being in a position to marry your own daughter and also something very wonderful to have your own father carry out your wedding ceremony.

When I look at the expression on his face, to me it just radiates his pride and his joy. His pride and joy in that very moment as he sees his daughter in her wedding dress for the first time and also as he thinks of the moments ahead when he will conduct the marriage ceremony.

Although at a much lower level it also resonates with me that the church is called St Gregory’s and is in Gregory Street and the name of the bride’s father is Revd Canon Gregory J Webb.

It’s my intention to choose an image each week as my image of the week and to reflect upon it and tell you why I chose it. Please do come back and see more of my choices and please do feel free to share the image and leave your thoughts/ comments below.

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Tony is the owner of Tony Sale Photography a much sought after wedding and portrait photographer based in Essex. He is known for his particular style of putting couples at ease and of mixing traditional, documentary and artistic genres to ensure the perfect capture of your special day.
He is also a great lover of coffee so if you fancy discussing your wedding or portrait photography over an Americano, Flat White, Skinny Latte or whatever else is going do get in touch – phone 01787 474923 or email tony@tonysalephotography.co.uk
Mar 142016
 

Wedding at St James the Less Little Tey

 

I have so many wonderful memories of this wedding. First of all the bride and groom Rachael & Ben are such a lovely couple and brilliant to work with, I actually first  found this out when I did  a pre wedding photo shoot with them some months beforehand at Castle Park in Colchester, you can see the shoothere, that was the very first time I met them.

Rachael is the daughter of an ex work colleague of mine and so it was good to catch up with him at the wedding but also to see and feel the emotion he exuded as he walked his daughter down the aisle.

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And what an isle that was! Another memory from that day was to see the inside of such a wonderful church, ‘St James the Less’ in Little Tey, with its beautifully restored medieval wall paintings, if you are interested in churches, old buildings or art then it’s definitely worth a visit.

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Another ‘buzz’ on the day was the ‘celebratory’ status of one of the ushers. He either owned or part owned an old world war two tank over in Hertfordshire, which at the time was being used for filming some of the block buster film Fury and he personally had been instructing Brad Pitt on how to drive a tank. (Despite this insider knowledge I only actually watched the film a couple of weeks ago).

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I have never photographed a wedding where quite so many of the guests had such fancy (high end) cameras, some of them I’m sure better (or at least more expensive) than mine. Fortunately this didn’t prove too distracting for Rachael & Ben who knew when to engage with me and when to give to others. I’m sure at times though onlookers must have thought it was a celebrity wedding with hordes of paparazzi style photographs lining the way.  (Rachael & Ben were celebrities of course – but you know what I mean).

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The reception was held at The White Hart Hotel in Great Yeldham in their amazing Wedding Barn. It was a glorious day with lots of sunshine and the whole day was a joy to photograph.

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Please take time to enjoy the images, feel free to share them on social media and to leave a comment in the box below.

Tony is the owner of Tony Sale Photography a much sought after wedding and portrait photographer based in Essex. He is known for his particular style of putting couples at ease and of mixing traditional, documentary and artistic genres to ensure the perfect capture of your special day.
He is also a great lover of coffee so if you fancy discussing your wedding or portrait photography over an Americano, Flat White, Skinny Latte or whatever else is going do get in touch – phone 01787 474923 or email tony@tonysalephotography.co.uk
Mar 092016
 

Image of the week |Destination wedding photography | Tony Sale Photography

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This is an image from a wedding I photographed in the small French town of Chouzé sur Loire in the heart of the wine growing region of the Loire Valley.

It was a beautiful hot day and the ceremony was around two o’clock in the afternoon. There were around two hundred guests at the church and everyone looked amazing.

The bride arrived, chauffer driven, in this beautifully restored (or maybe it had just always been kept that good) Citroen C5, and at the moment this photograph was taken she had just got out of the vehicle and was waiting for the right moment to walk down the path and into the church.

I love the photo because it looks so typically French and so romantic, the car, the street, the signs the buildings and all bathed in beautiful afternoon sunshine.

The bride … is taking a moment to check herself and to catch her breath before taking that first step…

I will blog more about photographing this wedding in a latter post.

 

If you are planning a destination wedding or a UK wedding in 2016 or 2017 then do get in touch to discuss you wedding photography plans.

Tony

 

 

 

 

Tony is the owner of Tony Sale Photography a much sought after wedding and portrait photographer based in Essex. He is known for his particular style of putting couples at ease and of mixing traditional, documentary and artistic genres to ensure the perfect capture of your special day.
He is also a great lover of coffee so if you fancy discussing your wedding or portrait photography over an Americano, Flat White, Skinny Latte or whatever else is going do get in touch – phone 01787 474923 or email tony@tonysalephotography.co.uk
Mar 032016
 

Katrina and Mark’s Halstead Wedding.

 

“To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.” – Mark Twain”

Mark and Katrina are such a likeable down to earth couple, straight talking and genuine. I joked with Katrina that she had the same name as a hurricane and although not destructive she certainly left her impact wherever she went, a trail of smiles and laughter!  I have not had too many brides who drink beer from a bottle at the wedding breakfast, but it’s her day and her way, that’s who she is and I loved her for it.

Mark too is from the same mould and seemed most relaxed with a fag and a beer in his hand. What a nice surprise it was when they very kindly invited my assistant, Rachael, and I to join them at the wedding breakfast,  we had places set out for us and had a great time chatting to Mark’s sister and her family – taking time out to capture some photographs of course.

 

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Living in nearby Gosfield it’s always a pleasure for me to photograph weddings in Halstead. It’s an area I know well and The Bull Hotel is a great venue, with good beer too.

Halstead also has magnificent public gardens with a traditional band stand a green and beautiful flower beds and so of course it was a natural location to take Katrina and Mark for some early evening photos. I have to say it did take a little planning though, the gardens are usually locked around 7.00 pm however I rang the park keeper a few days beforehand and he very kindly agreed to keep them open a while longer, so – many thanks Jason.

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If you are planning a Halstead wedding, or anywhere else for that matter then please do get in touch.

I do hope you like the images please feel free to share them on your social media and leave a comment below.

Thanks you

Tony

Tony is the owner of Tony Sale Photography a much sought after wedding and portrait photographer based in Essex. He is known for his particular style of putting couples at ease and of mixing traditional, documentary and artistic genres to ensure the perfect capture of your special day.
He is also a great lover of coffee so if you fancy discussing your wedding or portrait photography over an Americano, Flat White, Skinny Latte or whatever else is going do get in touch – phone 01787 474923 or email tony@tonysalephotography.co.uk
Feb 292016
 

Image of the week | Wedding at Braxted Park.

 

 

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This was an image taken at Braxted Park last summer. It was an Indian wedding and I was the second shooter assisting Essex wedding photographer Andy Griffin.

I never really got to know the bride and groom as I only saw them for the first time on the day itself. However I did get to watch them throughout the day and to witness the true love that they clearly showed for each other, looking totally relaxed and at ease.

It was a gorgeous sunny day and the ceremony was held outside in the Walled Knott Garden. There must have been several hundred guests who all looked amazing and in fact my main task on the day was to record some candid / documentary photographs of them. I’m sure some of these will feature in later blog posts, maybe even as a future image of the week.

Anyway, why did I choose this image to feature as my image of the week? Well to be honest I just love it! The ceremony has just finished the bride and grooms were walking down the aisle interacting with their guests for the first time since becoming husband and wife. They were beaming, clearly so proud and happy to be newly married, they were catching the eyes of family and friends as they pass and  the look on their faces is  just a natural expression of their total joy.

I can’t look at this photograph without feeling the happiness they are exuding, I guess it makes me feel warm inside and makes me feel happy for them (a bit soppy I know but there you go).

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Tony is the owner of Tony Sale Photography a much sought after wedding and portrait photographer based in Essex. He is known for his particular style of putting couples at ease and of mixing traditional, documentary and artistic genres to ensure the perfect capture of your special day.
He is also a great lover of coffee so if you fancy discussing your wedding or portrait photography over an Americano, Flat White, Skinny Latte or whatever else is going do get in touch – phone 01787 474923 or email tony@tonysalephotography.co.uk