Bride and Groom

December Darlings – Ruth & Toby’s Real Wedding by Douglas Fry Photography

How do you get a real “fairytale wedding”? At a real palace of course, where else? Ruth and Toby got their fairytale wish at the famous Hampton Court Palace. Proving that a rainy December evening doesn’t stand in the way of stunning photos, Douglas Fry artfully documented the entire day from start to end.

Bride and Groom


Bride and Groom: Ruth, owner of Indian Summer London boutique, and Toby, surveyor

Length of engagement: 6 months

Wedding date: 22nd Decemeber 2012

Wedding ceremony: St. Elizabeth’s of Portugal in Richmond

Wedding reception: Hampton Court Palace, Greater London

Wedding photographer: Douglas Fry Photography

Wedding theme/colours: White with a little bit of gold!

Wedding dress by: Spose di Gio

Bride's Jewellery

Bride's Makeup

Bride's Jimmy Choo Shoes

Fascinator Hat

Bridal Gown

Bride Getting Ready

Bride Getting Ready

Bride Getting Ready

Bride Getting Ready

Bride and Bridesmaids

Groom and Groomsmen Before Ceremony

Candle Lanterns Outside Church

Order of Service Booklets

Basket With Confetti Petals

Little Girl Guest

Guests Arriving at Church for Ceremony

Bride Arriving at Ceremony

Altar Boy Ready for Ceremony

Guests Arriving at Church for Ceremony

Groom Waiting for Bride

Smiling Bridesmaid

Bride Arriving with Father

Bride and Groom at Altar

Happy Bride and Groom at Ceremony

Newlyweds First Kiss

Newlyweds Sign the Register

Newlyweds Leaving Church

Bride and Groom Driving to Reception

Bride and Groom Driving to Reception

Wedding Vintage London Double Decker Bus

Guests Arriving at Reception

Bride and Groom Arriving at Reception

Candle Lanterns Outside Reception

Bride and Bridesmaids

Bride and Groom at Reception Venue

Newlyweds with Parents

Bride Lifted by Groomsmen

Anne Boleyn Gateway Inside Hampton Court Palace

A Giant Porter Painting at Hampton Court Palace

Reception at Hampton Court Palace

Bride's Table Setting

Bride's Table Setting

Reception Meal

Cheese and Fruit Reception Buffet

Guests at Reception

Father of the Bride Speech

Groom's Speech

Bride and Groom Cutting Cake with Sword

Best Man Dance

Bride and Groom Dancing

Guests wit Sparklers Waiting for Newlyweds

Bride and Groom Leaving the Reception

Douglas Fry has over 20 years of experience working on about 40 weddings per year. His style is natural, no-flash, unobtrusive photography – he has a gift of capturing the most beautiful moments without being noticed himself. Highly recommended by his customers! 

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