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Rutland Wedding Photographer – Zoe & Chris

Mar 22, 2016

Rutland Wedding at Normanton Church & The Finch’s Arms in Rutland

When Zoe and Chris booked me to be their Rutland wedding photographer I was over the moon. Their love for the great outdoors and regular cycling trips around Rutland water made Normanton Church the perfect wedding venue.

The couple live in Nottingham, Chris is a product specialist in broadcasting and Zoe is the director of a film company called Zeddy Productions.

A Splendid Wedding at Rutland’s Normanton Church.

Normanton Church is perched on the very edge of Rutland Water which provides a gorgeous scenic backdrop for the ceremony. Zoe arrived a little late in her dad’s bright red camper van which was in contrast to the brilliant blue sky with rolling white clouds and from then on the ceremony went without a glitch as you will see in the photos.

After the ceremony, Chris and Zoe treated their guests to a short ferry ride around the water on the Rutland Belle, where they had champagne and canapes.

The Finch’s Arms Wedding Reception.

The Finch’s Arms in Hambleton, Rutland was where they celebrated the rest of their Rutland summer wedding with a delicious wedding breakfast, hilarious speeches and a live band for their first dance.

Zoe’s most memorable moment of the day “Making eye contact with Chris for the first time in the church and pulling a bit shocked, “We’re doing it!” face at him! (captured brilliantly by Geoff!) My Mum’s reading and poem, my two best guy mates doing their reading, the boat trip with everyone, doing our first dance to Everywhere by Fleetwood Mac, which means a lot!”

Featured Rutland Wedding

This wedding has also been featured in Rutland Pride Magazine as a featured wedding, Scroll along to page 122 to see the article and read more about the couple.

Other Rutland weddings I’ve photographed

I have shot many weddings around Rutland over the years and I simply love this part of the world. Check out Jeyhan and James wedding at Barnsdale Lodge 

If you have booked Normanton Church as your wedding venue and you haven’t yet booked a wedding photographer then get in touch, I’d love to chat about your day over a drink and share more of my Rutland and other weddings with you.

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Brides wedding dress

Wedding flowers

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Bridal Make up

Brides shoes

Wedding flowers

The bride meeting her father

The wedding dress being buttoned

Rutland Water Normanton Church landscape

The Groomsman

Interior of the church

The bride going to the church

The wedding day church

The grrom waiting for the bride

The first look at teh bride in the Rutland church

The ceromony in the normanton church The happy wedding couple

The bride and groom in church

a reading in church

Tears from the bridesmaids

Exchanging of the rings in the church

Close pu of the rings


The kiss

Signing of the registra

The bride and groom Walking down the aisle



The wedding group shot out side Normanton Church


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The confetti photograph in Rutland







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The wedding cake





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The best mans speech at the wedding in Rutland water






The bride and groom at their wedding first dance



The best mans speech at the wedding in Rutland water



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Civil Ceremony Venue: Normanton Church, Rutland Water.

Drinks Reception: Aboard the Rutland Belle boat on Rutland Water.

Reception Venue: The Finch’s Arms, Hambleton, Rutland.

Make-Up: Monika Kurdziel.

Hairdresser: Emma Major & Antonia Waite – Real Hairdressing, West Bridgford.

The Dress: A designer number by Paloma Blanca from Grace Couture in West Bridgford.

Bridesmaids dress from Reiss.

Grooms Suit: Hugo Boss.

Florist: Helen & Katie at East Leake Flower Shop.

Car: Volkswagen T5 camper van (my dad’s!).

Band or DJ:  Band: Bounce, from London. DJ: Andy Taylor from Taylor Taylor Mobile Discos.

Wedding Cake: Sue Marshall from Sherwood.

Any other suppliers: My cameramen, Guy Jenkins and Dee McKenzie from my own video production company, Zeddy Productions Ltd. Uppercut Productions filming the aerial shots of the church and over the boat! My graphic designer brother-in-law, Ian Jepson, who did the invites, table plan, table names.

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