The Secret River Garden wedding, London

Alternative London wedding photographer – Blush & sequin outdoor wedding at The Secret River Garden wedding venue, Twickenham, London – Rhys & Victoria

Bride and groom portrait underneath trees at the secret river garden venue on their wedding day in London

Thank you so much for the amazing photos. We love them & have recommended you to everyone. Thank you for making us both so at ease, it really made the day. All the best for 2017, Victoria & Rhys x

After a slight hiatus blogging weddings (I’ve been so busy photographing them!), this is perfect story to kick-start showcasing all my new work.

Rhys & Victoria love living by the river in Twickenham, London, so it made sense that their wedding day would take place by the river & the couple found the perfect meadow of The Secret River Garden wedding venue for their secret garden wedding.

August 13th came around quickly & Victoria got ready at her sister’s house, surrounded by her bridesmaids & flower girls, then walked in her blue satin Manolo Blahnik shoes the short distance to nearby St Mary’s church where the couple had their wedding ceremony. Local pub, The Swan, were hosting their annual boat race & this made for some great photographs to & from the church, with everyone cheering & passing on well wishes to the couple – what a lovely experience! After the speeches, I allowed the couple some quiet time together & we explored the gardens of nearby York House.

The couple’s secret garden theme was perfect, with everything & everyone relaxed & a welcome brief of ‘we love what you do, just do your thing‘. I love what I do, too – especially on days like this that are filled with smiling guests, gold sequins, hidden keys, trailing ivy, edible flowers in pink champagne & ultimately one very happy couple!

Rhys & Victoria, thank you for letting me capture the story of your beautiful wedding day & I hope to bump into you down by the river, soon! Nx

Calligraphy wedding invitation photographed against moss and ivy for a secret garden wedding in London

A wedding dress hanging in the window of the bride

large blush bouquet and blue satin Manolo Blahnik shoes photographed on a garden table

lace bride dress and blush pink bridesmaid dresses hanging in a window

black and white portrait of a bride having her hair done

bridesmaid flower girls in gold glitter dresses bouncing on a trampoline in the garden

A bride putting on her lace wedding dress with the help of her bridesmaids

bride and groom walking through confetti tunnel at their twickenham wedding in london

festoon lights along a pathway at the secret river garden wedding venue in twickenham, london

Bride standing under trees with her bridesmaids in pink sequin dresses, at the secret river garden wedding venue in london

Large bridal party sitting under trees in a meadow at the secret river garden wedding venue, in twickenham london

bride holding her large trailing bouquet of white and blush flowers at her outdoor secret river garden wedding

wedding reception set-up in a clear marquee, at the secret river garden wedding venue in london

rustic outdoor bar set-up, with gold bar letters, at the secret river garden wedding venue

guests mingling outdoors in front of a clear marquee at the secret river garden wedding venue, in london

gold glitter beat day ever cake topper, on a meringue and edible flower dessert cake

Credits go to: Venue: The Secret River Garden wedding venue, Bride’s Dress: Teokath, Bride’s shoes: Manolo Blahnik, Groom’s suit: Reiss, Florist: The Bloomery, Stationery: Richmond Calligraphy, Bridesmaid dresses: David’s Bridal, Videographer: Gione da Silva, Caterer: Jimmy’s Popup, Band: ipop, Makeup artist: Carolanne Armstrong

If you are planning your wedding or elopement in London, or anywhere else in the world then I would love to be your photographer… Please get in touch here. Nx

Fiona Walsh - 23rd March 2017 - 4:35 pm

wow this one looked like fun! and I can say that because you’re photography captured it. Love the rings on the wood. Lovely detail shots that make it so personal.

Thomas Blake - 10th March 2017 - 11:19 am

Excellent story telling!

Lisa - 3rd March 2017 - 10:11 am

Amazing, I know that little spot in Twickenham so well. Really beautiful portraits. Looks like such a fun wedding.

Sarah - 3rd March 2017 - 3:38 am

they executed that theme well! gorgeous work!

Yolande De Vries - 2nd March 2017 - 10:01 am

Bring on summer!! Such lovely airy wedding photos, and love the lobster and chips, this shpuld be compulsory at all weddings.

richard skins - 2nd March 2017 - 8:56 am

I love river weddings! great job Natalie 🙂

Hannah Webster - 2nd March 2017 - 2:01 am

Amazing set of images. Absolutely love her dress. And a huge YAY for the rowing details. x

haydn rydings - 1st March 2017 - 2:34 pm

Good stuff, Natalie.

Genevieve ( Miss Gen ) - 1st March 2017 - 10:59 am

Love your work Natalie! Beautiful location & gorgeous couples portraits.

Bart - 28th February 2017 - 2:44 pm

Amazing blogpost! very powerful story 🙂

Sharon Cooper - 28th February 2017 - 11:36 am

So delightful! Love the sweet skipping bridesmaids and the wheres wallies! Lovely photos.

Paul keppel - 28th February 2017 - 1:07 am

Beautiful storytelling images, love the one of the child layed out in the aisle of the church.

Sarah Wright - 26th February 2017 - 9:50 am

These are super gorgeous! I love how relaxed everyone looks and her bouquet is to die for. Also super epic looking food!! 🙂 x

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