Aberystwyth Wedding Photography – Emily & Gareth

Towards the end of May in 2022, I travelled to the West Wales town of Aberystwyth in Ceredigion to photograph the wedding of Emily and Gareth. The bride opted out of any coverage during the preparations so the photography began at the Ceredigion Museum. Here the marriage ceremony took place on the stage of a beautifully preserved Edwardian theatre that makes up the bulk of the museum. After the ceremony the weddings guests were invited to stroll the promenade that runs along the front of this sea side town. The newlyweds even took the opportunity for a quick excursion to the beach which is embellished with a Victoria pier. The first to open in Wales in 1865 and originally constructed with a length of 242 metres, though much shorter today thanks to a series of storm attacks. At the end of the walk lies Constitution Hill that overlooks this historic university town. Saving the guests from a hike up the coastal path, the bride and groom had arranged passage via the cliff railway. This funicular opened in 1896 and transcends the cliff at a gentle 4mph, providing panoramic view of the town and Cardigan Bay. Once aloft, the wedding reception was held in earnest at Y Consti. A cliff top restaurant, which opened in 2005 and is a populars spot for refreshment with tourists and coastal hikers. Though today it provided the wedding breakfast and evening sun drinks and the night drew in and the dancing began. As you can see from these images, the whole day was photographed in its natural flow. The only time instruction was given was to organise the handful of family group photographs that were requested and a slight prompting to stand in the evening the sun together as newlyweds where the vista could be fully appreciated.

 

“Sacha was our photographer earlier this year for our wedding and both his quality of service and the photographs themselves were excellent. He captured the spirit of the day and caught all the key details, really beautiful, natural looking images. Much recommended.”

 

 

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