Doddington Hall Wedding – Jo&Ed

Doddington Hall Wedding – Lincolnshire Wedding Photography

The fun factor at weddings is a topic, that not many people talk about. We mention stunning venues, cool cars, cringe worthy best man speeches, we go on about the highs and lows of emotions of this big day, the love and intimacy that is almost electric.

So I felt it was time for me to write about the importance of the laughter and the cracking atmosphere at Jo and Ed’s Doddington Hall wedding.

We knew this Lincolnshire wedding will be one of those big days, that most guests and vendors attending will tell tales of for a long time. At our first meeting with Jo and Ed at their Yorkshire engagement shoot earlier this year we felt an amazing connection with them. We loved their natural flair and that they’re not afraid to show how they embrace every moment spent looking each other in the eye. The giggles on that photo session helped us produce some of the happiest images.

The unknown throws people off their easy going attitude a lot though. I wasn’t expecting to find Ed as nervous and apprehensive as I did. All he wanted to do is to get in that little red TVR and drive to Jo. The waiting game continued at the truly magnificent venue just outside Lincoln, Doddington Hall, until Jo finally turned up driven by the fastest rally driver we have come across at weddings so far. The ceremony room was filled with guests and we all felt like we were taken back to the early 20th century with piano playing as Jo entered the room. Ed didn’t turn around, he waited until she got to him. His first smile looking at Jo had so much warmth and he felt at home instantly.

I am getting carried away, because the details of the wedding grabbed me. Nothing was over the top. It all has been very relaxed and natural, whilst in beautiful high standards and style.

Reception drinks and canapés with a bit of live music are a great way of calming those nerves after the ceremony. This is where the fun really begins for the couple. They can breathe. We love taking them at this point for a little private shoot, as this gives them the opportunity to be themselves together for the first time, with only us in the distance catching those real signs of happiness. We couldn’t miss stopping at some rape fields on route to their marquee, this time of the year the whole countryside was glooming in yellow. Jo and Ed only told us about their hay fever and allergies after we had the photos we had in mind. That is dedication and trust in the photography we will produce for them I think.

The wedding party waited for them at their farm, where the family working together had put on a stunning marquee, decorated by them all. The fun started the instant we arrived, as the pitch’n putt was a big hit with money to be won at the end of the game. Unlucky for all who played along the Groom took the best shot and all the winnings. An incredible magician was circling the tables and amazed everyone with his quick tricks. At this point we felt like guests at this wedding. When after the speeches the live band Mammoth took the stage everybody was on their feet. Their 10 minute long 90’s mash up we will never forget. The unbelievably happy atmosphere was taken onto a whole new level when after 11pm headphones were handed out and the Silent Disco kicked off. At this point there was no turning back, we knew it. There was no doubt about staying the night with always a camera on us, capturing this hilarious fun and Prosecco filled night.

– Brigitta

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