Wedding at The Mansion, Leeds – Bethan & James

Wedding at The Mansion, Leeds – Bethan & James

Last Saturday was my second Mansion at Roundhay Park wedding since I took the photographs for their website and brochure. I met  Bethan over a year ago when she… booked with me for her wedding photography. If you recognise her in the photos that may be because I was so impressed by her bubbly character that I asked if she would represent me at my wedding fairs or it could be because she is a prolific socialiser!

Bethan gave me a short list of key photographs she would like and at the very top of that list was her Christian Louboutin bag so I had to make sure it was a special shot.

louboutin wedding bag

Her brother arrived with the flowers…

bringing in flowers

…which contained a sprig of rosemary from her grandmother.

wedding flowers with rosemary

Bethan was absolutely gorgeous and was very relaxed having her photo taken.

bethan wedding bride

So were her bridesmaids!

bride having fun with her bridesmaids

I met with James, the groom, before the ceremony where he introduced me to his two bestmen.

james with bestmen

James’ charm is his funny/crazy/madness and Bethan must have thought so too.

bride bethan laughing at james

The Mansion have only one rule on confetti…lots of it!

confetti at mansion roundhay park leeds

James was sporting a fab pair of Gucci shoes which matched his suit and personality perfectly.

gucci wedding shoes and confetti

After a while Bethan & James went for a walk to have some photos taken at the bandstand in Roundhay Park.

bride and groom walking in roundhay park

wedding couple at bandstand roundhay park

Just before returning to The Mansion we stopped of for some photos at a nearby water fountain.

photo of wedding couple at fountains in roundhay park

When we got back it was almost time to go in however I caught Bethan’s sister have a cheeky look at the wedding cakes.

bridesmaid looking at fairy wedding cake

After dinner, when the sun had dropped down a little, we went outside again to take a few more photos.

wedding couple at mansion roundhay park leeds

Bethan & James danced to Elvis Presley’s The Wonder of You.

bethan james wedding first dance mansion leeds

wedding couple first dance kiss

And after a while, when night fell, Bethan & James along with their guests stepped outside…

wedding at the mansion leeds night

…where they lit chinese lanterns…

bethan and james lighting chinese lantern

to drift away over Roundhay Park.

wedding lanterns in sky over roundhay park

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  1. Jo Wilkin ( James"s Sister )
    July 29, 2010 at 9:21 pm

    Would just like to say how wonderful the photos are of James and Bethan , you have so managed to capture there true love for each other .
    The day was perfect in every way , for them to have photos of that quality to cherish forever is truly wonderful …

  2. Laura Watson
    July 30, 2010 at 10:16 pm

    In the words of one of the bridesmaids – OMG! These are amazing and cannot wait to see the rest. What a great job Brian!

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