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It was a bit of a nice surprise to be contacted by an Honduras wedding Magazine (!) wishing to publish one of our bridal shoots.

Definitely a special feeling to have been found by an editor all the way across the pond… or it might even be a few ponds actually 😉 .

We reckon that Bodas Magazine in Honduras did a really excellent feature of our 1950s shoot – a shoot originally shot for Your London Wedding Magazine, this bridal inspiration shoot features 1950s style and vintage, playing with colourful pastel / techni colour and carrying influences from the era of Marilyn Monroe. Artist Amelia Barnes (founder of “Miss Vintage wedding Affair”) was behind the creative ideas for the shoot, which was realised with a whole team of London wedding professionals, against the quirky backdrops of Battersea Arts Centre in London.

Thank you to editor Tania at Bodas Magazine – the feature looks great!

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Our model Megan McConnell is also an incredibly talented singer – and had us all freezing still when she started rocking it on the uculele 😉 professional-bridal-photographer-london wedding-photographer-london-2 vintage-wedding-photographer-london bridal-vintage-magazine-shoot-london

Thank you to Bodas Magazine in Honduras!

CREDITS

Photography: Louise Bjorling

Styling: Amelia from Miss Vintage Wedding Affair

Model: Megan McConnell

Assisting and extra detail shots: Cecelina Photography
Venue: The Battersea Arts Centre, London
Styling Assistant: Veronica Ballard Weddings
China & Sweetie table: Vintage Floral Teas
Cake : Temper & Tipsy
Stationery: Lucy Says I Do
Props: Re-Loved Styling
Flowers & Heirloom Bouquets: Muscari Whites
Bespoke Dress: My Eden
Vintage Dress: My Vintage Wedding Dress
Make Up: Sam Pearce
Hair: Lucy Hayward at Hair That Turns Heads
Accessories: Connie & Dolly
Fine Vintage Jewellery: Addys Vintage

It’s not a secret that I looooved doing this February engagement shoot for this American-English couple. I absolutely enjoyed hearing all the ideas they had during our pre-meet, setting out to find locations that where so London – but not the typical “touristy London”, more of an off the beaten track London, with quirky and hidden locations… and with only some elements of London landmarks.

So I’m glad that Zank you Magazine have found the shoot and decided to publish it on their blog – as inspiration for couples planning on wedding portraits with a feel of vintage or quirk in this lovely city, and for e-shoots planned to this time of the year: While the leaves are still off and the low sky light on a sunny day is crisp and clear and absolutely gorgeous.

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Thank you to Veronica at Zank You Magazine for the feature!

Click here to see the published feature on Zank You

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Last year I changed album suppliers and I absolutely love the album selection from my new suppliers.

Yesterday I believe we finally had our first day of spring – the birds where singing, I didn’t need a jumper under my jacket, and one little lone flower had already popped up in our back yard (!) So I stepped out into the glorious sunshine and did a little photo shoot featuring the new collection of sample albums I recently received. Hopefully this will give you guys an idea of what the albums look like, what different colours and cover materials are available – and also, giving you ideas on how images can be strung together to tell a story about the wedding day.

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The photographs are printed straight on to the pages. With seamless printing across the gutter in the middle of the book ↑

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The albums are very versatile in terms of weaving a story together using different layouts and mixing large and small images how it best fits the selected photographs. But what I also love about these album makers, is the whole presentation of their products – such as the boxes the albums arrive in. The standard box is black box with leather feel in fantastic quality – or, when ordering an upgrade album with leather cover & high quality mat art paper, the box for the album is of a very special type of linen – as in this example:

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There are several different sizes available – with special rate for smaller copies to parents/friends/family! The most popular size is the 10×14 inch. Although larger A3 or smaller A4 are examples of sizes available as well. In this sample below, the main book is in size 10×14, and the “smaller version” is slightly smaller than A4. But what’s special with this album company, is that the quality isn’t compromised for the smaller copies – they are printed with exactly the same quality as the main book!

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The pages are of “card-quality” durable thickness and have a printing quality that is of professional standard, with a semi gloss finish to it. (Art finish mat is available as an upgrade)

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There are several different cover options available as well. I particularly like the linen ones ↑ – they come with the warm toned etching included, and I just love how you can see the fibers of the material. There are also plenty of colours available – you’re very likely to find one that goes perfectly with the colour theme of your wedding 🙂 . Just scroll down a bit further, to see the different colours and cover materials available…

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Click on the image below to see a slideshow of cover options…

 

 

The albums are also available with Photographic cover – a photograph from your day etched into the front cover, which would be combined with a leatherette spine.

Read  more about books and albums from other chapters on our web site:

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Books and Albums

Louise Bjorling Photography offers a wide range of books and albums. From coffee table books, to beautiful, handcraftedView full post »

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Example of photography book design

Here follows some examples on my coffe table book designing, it’s a few pages taken from one of my portraitView full post »