When I first met you, didn't realise, I can't forget you, for your surprise, You introduced me, to my mind, And left me wanting, you and your kind
I know the wedding I'm photographing is going to be epic when the following things happen:
The bouquet, buttonholes and marquee decorations are all made out of paper. By the bride herself!
One of the groomsmen has, quite possibly, the most impressive mohican I've ever seen.
The wedding cake is made entirely of cheese. Mmmm, cheese...
Black Sabbath is blasted out over the PA.
The lead singer and guitarist of the band looks a bit like Kurt Cobain.
Everyone has a crack at limbo. Bonus points if attempted after a few drinks.
The venue is small, intimate and picturesque, and the sun shines all day.
Kids run around with endless energy and huge smiles on their faces.
Everyone is ridiculously friendly.
I met up with Mel and Ryan a few weeks before their wedding for an engagement session in Romford, and I knew then that their wedding day would be a laid-back affair. So it proved to be - lots of sun, lots of smiles and laughter, a gorgeous venue and a day to remember...