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Are you looking for natural photos but feel totally awkward when someone points a camera at you?

A Beautiful 'Beloved' Photoshoot with Lumiere Photography

Are you looking for natural photos but feel totally awkward when someone points a camera at you?

Jun 18 2015


This English Country Garden venue is a real Nottinghamshire hidden gem.

How Many Kinds of Sweet Flowers Grow....?

This English Country Garden venue is a real Nottinghamshire hidden gem.

Nov 15 2013


A fabulous collection of wedding stationery from Paperknots.

Vintage Meets Rustic : Polka Dots & Pinstripes

A fabulous collection of wedding stationery from Paperknots.

Jun 22 2013


Today on Benessamy Weddings we have the second part of our gorgeous Newstead Abbey photoshoot.

Poetry, Peacocks and Romance - Part 2

Today on Benessamy Weddings we have the second part of our gorgeous Newstead Abbey photoshoot.

Nov 22 2012


A bridal photoshoot at Nottingham's Newstead Abbey and Gardens, the former ancestral home of Lord Byron.

Poetry, Peacocks and Romance - Part 1

A bridal photoshoot at Nottingham's Newstead Abbey and Gardens, the former ancestral home of Lord Byron.

Nov 06 2012