When the planning is done and the guests on their way, all you want to do is enjoy your day – and gorgeous couple Maruzzella and Ben did just that! The happiness just shines from their wedding photos, which tell the story of their day so beautifully. The happy pair married at Goldsborough Hall in Yorkshire and chose award winning photographers York Place Studios to capture their best day ever.

Yorkshire wedding photography by award winning London photographers York Place Studios

Does the thought of surprises on your wedding day fill you with delight, or haunt your planning dreams with fear?

It’s something that’s been on my mind recently, and I really wanted to write a little about it. Because however carefully planned your wedding will be, spontaneous things will happen. Gather a bunch of 30 or more people together… and it’s herding cats time. It’s kind of a wonderful thing, if you embrace it!

Last month we published 7 tips for a smooth sailing wedding day from our friends at Liam Collard Photography. I recommend you read it – but in a nutshell, the advice was:

I’m wondering this morning if any other weddings could ever rival the joy and celebration of an Indian wedding. There’s just so much going on, so much happiness and laughter. Today our blog is all about Guppi and Gan’s wedding weekend, which has me grinning from ear to ear at all the amaaazing moments. They chose award winning documentary wedding photographers York Place Studios to capture both days, and we invite you to grab a cuppa and scroll slowly… because this is a wedding with so much going on, all captured thoughtfully and beautifully.

Hindu wedding at Shri Venkateswara temple with York Place Studios

So many things come to mind when I see a wedding captured by London wedding photographers York Place Studios. Authenticity is one; the fact that a wedding is a real day, happening in the real world and filled with all the wonderful happy chaos of daily life. Sometimes I think the wedding media can pile the pressure on to make a wedding look like a day you can engineer to be perfect – but any event with joyful people and celebration is bound to be full of unexpected little moments. That’s the way a wedding should be: happy, fun, and all about the people.

There’s a lot of pressure to have your Best Day Ever on the day you get married. And weirdly, the machine that is the wedding media would have you believe that your Best Day Ever depends on the stuff you buy to make it pretty.

London documentary wedding photography by York Place Studios

Here’s the absolute proof that your wedding day will be amazing because of who you are, and what you say and do, and who you invite, and how the day FEELS, over and above how it looks.