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What do you give a person who looooves photographs – for an engagement gift…? How about an engagement shoot! Emma really loves photography, so her sister definitely got it right with this engagement present! As Emma shows me around their flat filled with photographs and we chat away about their pre wedding photography and their destination wedding in South of Europe, I realize what an honor it is to photograph a couple – when knowing that some of my images might end up inside the glass – top of a table or become part of a breakfast tray!

Here are a few of my favorites from our shoot around Chelsea…. And yes these are just a few. They where so easy to photograph – if they where nervous, I couldn’t tell – so it was a struggle to not choose them all!

(Oh and love those T – shirts!)

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After exploring a couple of parks around Chelsea and Battersea, we headed to the area of South Kensington where they first met. And I’ve gotta say that the name of one of the side streets just couldn’t have been more fitting for a first meet!

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Contemporary wedding photography London – from Christchurch venue at Spitalfield Market – A city chic wedding with handmade details  – Vicky and Ross Part 2

Vicky and Ross had definitely found the perfect East London wedding venue. With a grand interior and surrounded by East London quirk – situated just next to a lot of London history and urban hot spots, it was a dream venue for a London wedding photographer. I was super excited to arrive at their wedding reception after shooting the first part of their day! And I was blown away by all the cute and quirky details and DIY. I love the gorgeous wild life scene center pieces designed by Vicky, together with the florist Muscari – Whites. Vicky also added her touch to the name tags, using tea staining and a birdcage stamp, and together with one of her bridesmaids, she created the thumb print tree. One of her friends had collected loads of little teacups from different stores and car booth sales. There was also a really cool theme stemming from Ross’ involvement in the music industry, with one of his ushers making the Vinyl record table names;). And his own mother designed the CD covers! It was a fantastic wedding reception to photograph with so much to capture and a fantastic mixture from different cultures….

Here is part two of the London wedding photography for Vicky and Ross – following on from the first part of their day… ( Islington Town Hall and an alleyway editorial portrait session in East London )


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I loved the Christchurch opposite Spitalfield market as a wedding venue – 300 years old and so full of history, situated in such a historically interesting and presently buzzing area, just next to the famous old pub Ten Bells. (My friends would tell you that I just loooove places with some interesting history to it!)

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After the first dance we hit this room upstairs, where the girls got in to traditional costumes for the African themed evening celebrations….

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A surprise African dance number was on the agenda by King Masco and his African dancers…

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Click to go to first part of their day


Venue: Christ Church Spitalfield venue

African dress: Mrs Bisi Fraser
Ross’ evening suit: Spencer Hart
Caterers: Jollof pot
Cake maker: Mrs Mrytle Noble
African performance: King Masco and dancers
Table center pieces: Bride together with florist Muscari-whites
Design on CD covers: Groom’s mother Gill Wakefield
Vinyl Record table names: Joe Smith

London wedding photography by Louise Bjorling – home page


Wedding Photography East London – Islington Town Hall, Crown Plaza Hotel and Editorial wedding portrait session in Shoreditch – Vickie & Ross Part 1 ♥ ♥

Vicky and Ross. Straight away when I met them and they enthusiastically told me about their day over our cups of coffee, I knew that this was going to be a fantastic wedding to photograph…

Vicky had done loads and loads of research and had come up with so many ideas to add personal touches to their day. I absolutely adore her brooch bouquet that she designed and put together all by her self with brooches from second hand shops, and the shoulder detail that she added to her Morgan- Davies dress! For bridesmaids dresses they had gone with a traditional African material with a touch of DIY. And for the reception (in part 2), the couple had loads of lovely decorations that they realised together with help from friends and families. This is part 1 from their beautiful day, where Vicky had her preparations done at Shoreditch Crown Plaza, followed by a heartfelt ceremony and wedding photography in East London at Islington Town Hall. Their wedding portrait session started off in a North London park and ended in the curious little side streets of East London around the corner from Spitalfield market…

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Click here to see part 2 of Vicky & Ross’ East London wedding


Make up artist: Angela Amelia

Wedding dress: Morgan-Davis bridal

Blue shoes: Carvela, by Kurt Geiger


Bridal preparations at Shoreditch Crown Plaza Hotel

Ceremony at Islington Town Hall

Bridal preparation photography Crown Plaza Hotel Shoreditch,

Wedding photography East London and Islington Town Hall,

Wedding portraits east London and Shoreditch