Bride and Groom at Sunset

Rain or Shine – Lisa & Ben’s Colourful Beach Real Wedding by Ava Images

The groom was VERY busy on this particular wedding day, what with moving the ceremony from outside to inside back to outside again! Luckily the rest of the day went swimmingly well – as is right for a beachside wedding. This colourful day in all colours of the sunset was expertly and touchingly photographed by Hannah at Ava Images.

Bride and Groom at Sunset


Bride & Groom: Lisa, hairdresser, and Ben, carpet fitter

Length of engagement: 16 months

Wedding date: 25th August 2012

Wedding ceremony & reception: Tunnels Beaches Ilfracombe, Devon

Wedding photographer: Hannah from Ava Images

Wedding theme/colours: theme was sunset, colours bronze and dusky pink

Wedding dress by: Essence of Australia from Bodice & Bustle

First dance song: Something About the Way You Look Tonight by Elton John

Your favourite wedding story: The last minute weather change! A beautiful sunny morning that turned to pouring rain as I was ready to arrive – leaving poor Ben to make an inside / outside decision without the help of me! The staff had just moved all the chairs inside on his say so just for me to turn up and the sun come back out and at the last second we delayed the wedding to move the whole set up back outside! An added stress a groom doesn’t need on his wedding morning!

All You Need Is Love Sign

Bride and Bridesmaid Getting Ready

Bride's Gown on Hanger

Bridal Sandals Shoes

Flower Girl and Bride with 'Here Comes the Bride' Signs

Wedding Card and Tiffany's Jewellery

Bride Getting Ready

'Here Comes the Bride' Sign

Bride and Flower Girls Going to Ceremony

Bride and Bridesmaids Leaving for Ceremony

Pink and Orange Bridal Bouquet

Bride and Bridesmaids Walk Through Tunnel to Ceremony

Bride and Bridesmaids Walk Through Tunnel to Ceremony

Groom's Orange Boutonniere

Groom and Groomsmen Get Ready

Groom and Groomsmen Get Ready

Beach Venue Sign

Heart Venue Decoration

Wedding Venue on the Beach

Wedding Gazebo

Ceremony Sign

Groom and Guests Wait for Bride

Groom's First Look at Bride

Bride and Groom Say I Do

Bride and Groom Exchange Rings

Bride and Groom First Kiss

Bride and Groom Toast After Ceremony

Happy Newlyweds

Flower Girls Having Fun

Bride with Groom and Bridesmaids

Signing Canvas Picture of Bride and Groom

Beachside Wedding Venue

Beachside Wedding Venue

Wedding Favours

Wedding Table Names

Table Plan

Table Plan and Wishing Well

Signs & Cheese Cake

Wedding Cheese Cake

Berries on Wedding Cake

Upside Down Berry Wedding Cake

Wedding Buffet

Bride and Groom Walk on Beach

Bride and Groom Wedding Rings

 Bride on the Beach

Bride and Groom Kiss

Venue Chandeliers

Wedding Party Drinks

Bride Talks to Guests at Reception

Father of the Bride Speech

Wedding Guests Listen to Speech

Groom's Speech

Bride Laughing at Wedding Speech

Best Man's Speech

Bride's Speech

Bride and Groom First Dance

Bride and Groom First Dance

Wedding Venue Sunset

Just Married Sign

Ava Images are the Westcountry Wedding Awards 2012 and 2013 Finalists. Based in Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot, they cover all areas of the South West. Their aim is to blend in with the guests to capture the atmosphere of the special day as it unfolds, in a professional and unobtrusive manner. The modern approach to photography allows them to create fresh, fun and truly romantic images that will be treasured forever. 

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