SEE ALL MARK & MELISSAS WEDDING PICTURES ON-LINE HERE

I seem to have lived at the Bolholt Hotel recently but at least you get to know all the nooks and crannies to use. Mark & Melissa were married in the Summerfield suite and were surrounded by their friends and family. I dont think I have had a much bigger Bridal Party in all my years of weddings, 1 Best Man, 5 Bridesmaids, 7 Ushers and 2 pageboys kept me on my feet all day but allowed me to get some great images. The Summerfield Suite only holds around 60 guests so I know that weddings there are going to be and intimate affair. Everybody was great and even though the heavens opened on us we managed to use the many places at The Bolholt were we could get some cover. The guests were looking at us as if we were crazy but it was worth it.

I hope you have a great evening and a good time in Florence. See you in a couple of weeks.

The lads at The Bolholt Hotel

The lads at The Bolholt Hotel

Melissa and her girls (and Dad)

Melissa and her girls (and Dad)

Kissing by the pond at The Bolholt Hotel, Bury

Kissing by the pond at The Bolholt Hotel, Bury

The Bridal party trying to walk in a straight line !!

The Bridal party trying to walk in a straight line !!

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SEE ALL ALEX & NATALIES WEDDING PICTURES ON-LINE HERE

The Dunkenhalgh Hotel in Clayton Le Moors was the setting for Alex & Natalie’s wedding on the 14th August. The hotel is a lovely location and Alex and Natalie had really made the effort to bring colour to their wedding. From the bridal flowers as bright pink Gerberas to the orange swags on the tables. It makes such a difference to the wedding pictures to have some colour to work with. Natalie and Alex were great on the day and didn’t mind me dragging them through the fields and the long grass to get the pictures I wanted. In fact Natalie spent most of the time in her bear feet as the wedding shoes were pinching a bit.

I hope you have a great time in Dubai and the Maldives (Not jealous at all !!!) and see you in a few weeks.

Natalie relaxing in the morning

Natalie relaxing in the morning

The guys arriving at The Dunkenhalgh Hotel

The guys arriving at The Dunkenhalgh Hotel

The wedding ceremony at The Dunkenhalgh

The wedding ceremony at The Dunkenhalgh

Relaxed wedding photography at The Dunkenhalgh Hotel

Relaxed wedding photography at The Dunkenhalgh Hotel

The cake and the couple

The cake and the couple

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SEE ALL ADAM & ANDREA’S WEDDING PICTURES ON-LINE HERE

This was wedding I had looking forward to for a while as I knew lots of my friends would part of Adam & Andreas big day. A nice overcast day greeted us at St Annes Church, Chappeltown and for once I wasn’t worried about the rain. A wedding is only as good as its guests and it was a pleasure to deal with a fantastic bunch of family and friends who all made the day extra special for the new Mr & Mrs Settle. For once I managed to get back and enjoy the night-time festivities and it was obvious from the people there that a memorable time was had by all.

Congratulations Adam & Andrea and see you when you get back from the lakes.

Adam & Andrea Settle

St Annes Church, Chappeltown, Bolton

Wedding Photographer in Bolton

Wedding Photography in Bolton

Church Weddings in Bolton

St Annes Church, Chappeltown

The lads at The Red Hall Hotel, Ramsbottom

Wedding Photographer at The Red Hall Hotel, Ramsbottom

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Its great to win awards but especially nice when its voted for by friends and customers. Thanks everybody.

“Martin Stembridge Photography was recently awarded  “Most Family Friendly Business 2010” by The Best of Bury, a well deserved achievement.  Awards at The Best of Bury are voted for by customers who have enjoyed the service they received, making them an honour to win.

The winner is chosen from 12 nominations, in recognition of being truly the best at what they do. For Martin Stembridge Photography, winning Most Family Friendly Business 2010 is a reflection of their professionalism and individual service to the client.

Martin Stembridge Photography are renowned as one of Bury’s premier weddings and portrait photographers, perfectly capturing those precious moments to treasure forever. The excellent reputation that Martin Stembridge Photography has built is mirrored in their friendly, relaxed and professional approach. This ensures that spontaneous and natural images are taken on your wedding, portrait sitting or special occasion.

Martin Stembridge Photography are highly trained and qualified to provide superb quality photographs for any occasion.  This high standard of work was officially recognised when Martin achieved silver award in the “Commercial Photography” section of The Master Photographers Awards 2010. Hundreds of entries were submitted and they were narrowed down to gold, silver and bronze in each category. This follows on from winning silver in 2009 and gold award in 2007 in the “Weddings” category!

As Martin Stembridge is a member of The Best of Bury, they have a bank of online testimonials from happy customers, which can be viewed 24 hours a day.

“Following my recent wedding, I would whole-heartedly and without reservation recommend Martin Stembridge to others looking for a wedding photographer. Leading up to the day on the wedding day itself both Martin and Sue were fantastic. They were extremely professional and it was obvious that they knew what they were doing! It was commented on by our guests on numerous occasions how organised they were. We are delighted with the quality of the photographs and can’t thank Martin and Sue enough.” Dan C”

Most family friendly business 2010

Most family friendly business 2010

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