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A Birmingham back garden festival wedding with a pink wedding dress – Jessica and Bill’s Love Fest

Yes, this Birmingham back garden festival wedding was fairly epic. A bit like Jessica and Bill’s love story, really. Sidenote, this wasn’t actually in Birmingham at all but I am really hoping to work locally more now that I live in Stirchley, so if you’re looking for a Birmingham wedding photographer then I’d love to chat with you.

Jessica met Bill the old fashioned way, in a bar in Los Angeles. Bill was visiting LA and Jess was living there. A few months later, after daily FaceTimes and a meet up in London, Jess moved to New York to be a little closer to Bill. After a year and a half long-distance, they were married in the US and Jess was moving to London.

What Jess and Bill had to say about working with me as their wedding photographer

“Thank you SO much for this!!! We finally got a chance to sit down together and view them on the big screen. They are UHMAZING. You did such a lovely job”

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Lovefest and a surprise proposal!

Lovefest was Jess and Bill’s UK celebration and they celebrated in style. It was an absolutely boiling day and guests hung out by the pool and then partied the night away.

It was Jess’s family’s first time in Europe, so there was a nod to their first UK visit with traditional British pie and mash for dinner.

Jess and Bill mutually agreed to marry, so everyone was delighted during the speeches when Bill slipped in a surprise proposal. I’ve photographed a LOT of weddings, but I’ve never seen a proposal at a wedding before. It was especially surprising because Bill and Jess were already married. It was a lovely moment.

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Jess and Bill’s back garden festival wedding party

Jess and Bill didn’t have a second wedding ceremony, rather they wanted to focus on celebrating with their friends and family. Guests enjoyed food, drink and also the chance to bounce on their white wedding bouncy castle. Keep scrolling to check out Jess and Bill’s Birmingham back garden festival wedding party in all its glory, including Jess’s amazing outfit change. If you’re looking for a Birmingham wedding photographer or wedding photography anywhere across the UK I’d love to be a part of your day, so do get in touch.

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