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Dreamy Dartmouth Castle Wedding!

By Claire

Real wedding at Dartmouth Castle by Martyn NorsworthyPhew… I think it’s time for a gorgeous wedding today, don’t you? Something to enjoy, smile, admire and swoon a little for.

Martyn Norsworthy fits the bill – an award winning wedding photographer based in gorgeous Devon, he sent me photographs from Maria and Lloyd’s dreamy Dartmouth Castle wedding and I settled back to swoon over these very special moments, images and more from a stunning wedding day.

I really think you’ll love these pictures: half wedding story and half inspiring details with a gorgeous bride in an Ian Stuart wedding dress – this is right up my street for creativity, glamour and elegance!

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Setting the scene… Maria and Lloyd went for a vintage inspired theme with a beautifully mixed bridal bouquet and sparkling jewellery.

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And for me there’s nothing more exciting than an Ian Stuart wedding dress. I mean wow… the extravagant detailing is just amazing.

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This is one of my favourite photographs from the wedding day; the whitewashed stone walls of the church reflect the light flooding in, and Maria just shines in that exquisite wedding dress – and such a romantic picture of the bride and groom as well with Lloyd taking centre stage… beautiful.

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Maria wears Babette by Ian Stuart beautifully! I adore all that lovely lace tumbling to the ground, the asymmetrical styling flatters Maria’s gorgeous figure and she looks stunning!

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Dartmouth Castle is a wedding venue with a view and then some! Dating back from the fourteenth century, this historic venue overlooks the Dart estuary and the port of Dartmouth.

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The reception was held at Buckland Tout Saints where Maria posed for some striking portrait photographs, below

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I love Maria’s twisty, sparkly, edgy bridal jewellery. What a fabulous choice to go with the opulence of the dress. Her hair accessory is one of the loveliest I’ve seen.

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Some last little details for a seaside wedding: seashells with little pearls hanging on the door, and little favours with a message in a bottle! Adorably creative and inspiring ideas.

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Thanks to Martyn of Norsworthy Photography for sharing this wedding with us, and congratulations and love to Maria and Lloyd – such a wonderful couple.

There’s a little more to see and read on the Norsworthy Photography blog – including a little story of wedding cars and AA vans…


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