I am so looking forward to seeing these two gorgeous faces next week, to catch up on their news and to photograph Tina’s lovely bump which she has been busy nurturing in the time since I last saw them.
Rewind a year ago, almost to the day (… tomorrow to be exact!) when I first met Tina and Bene for their pre shoot (which you can see here) in Newquay. We walked the harbour and town beaches, talking all about their coming wedding that June and I couldn’t wait. Tina and Bene were coming back to Cornwall to be married and they had chosen to have a gorgeous intimate Chypraze Farm wedding.
Their wedding day rolled around and the sun was shining as I headed down to Chypraze Farm to see Bene as he waited for Tina to arrive. I felt so privileged to be there the first time he saw her, looking utterly incredible as she stepped out of the car.
They were married in an intimate ceremony at Chypraze after which we all took a walk along the country lanes to nearby Morvah Church where they were blessed by local vicar. By sheer coincidence, the vicar was German, just like Tina and Bene and all their family so the whole blessing was in German which was so very special. We then headed back to the farm, en route to the beach to stock up on sweeties and beer and we all walked the coastal path down to beautiful Portheras Cove where we took some more photos, dipped toes and enjoyed the sun on our faces. It was then back to Chypraze for a delicious dinner of a BBQ of local meats and an evening gathering. Absolute perfection!
Tina and Bene worked with Jane from Petite Weddings who helped them plan their day. So personal, intimate and absolutely unique, their wedding had all the good that Cornwall has to offer, with their personalities sprinkled all over the top. From coastal path walks, pasties, good beer, sunshine and the sea to sweetie tables, ducks, cows, retro mini’s and absolutely amazing flowers, it was all wonderful.
Some of the amazing creatives who Tina and Bene worked with include;
Planning – Petite Weddings
Venue & BBQ – Chypraze Farm / The Cornwall Wedding Barn
Florist – Zennor Wild
Silks in florals- Little Acorn Silks
Hair & Make Up – Jules from Wedding Hair Cornwall / So Buff
Dress – Made by Fidan at Seni Day I love that you know who on the team makes your dress and how customisable the designs are… absolutely perfect for brides who want a custom dress and so affordable too. Tina chose the Vina design.
Decoration Hire – Rustic Love Hire
Rings – Justin Duance Jewellery
Beer – Harbour Brewery
Mini Hire – Self Drive Classics
Cheese Cake – Newlyn Cheese