Douglas Fry | London Wedding Photographer

I have chosen a few photographs from recent shoots, which caught my eye.
Some of the images have had Photoshop processes applied to them just for fun, you can see the originals by clicking on the links below each entry. These include weddings, family portrait photography and other special occasions. I hope you like them.

Afternoon Wedding at St John’s Wood Synagogue

A happy and relaxed Sunday wedding at St John’s Wood Synagogue in London with the ceremony followed by tea. Here are a small sample of the photographs taken on the day to give you a sense of the afeternoon –

Photograph of exterior of St John's Wood Synagogue

Wedding photograph of the groom before the ceremony in London

Bride and groom photographed under the chuppah

wedding photograph of the couple under the chuppah in London synagogue

Bride and groom photographed under the chuppah

Guests at wedding celebration in London synagogue
Wedding St John's Wood Synagogue - bride enjoying the day

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photography of 50th Birthday Party Near Oxford

A fun St Trinians themed 50th Birthday party near Oxford, with pole dancing thrown in!
To see the full website please click here – Birthday Party Photography
or a few of our favourite shots are below.

Guests at St Trinians Birthday party
Guest dancing with pole at Birthday party
Photography of 50th Birthday Party Near Oxford 1
 Guest dancing at party
 fun fancy dress party photograph
Dancing guest at party
Guests enjoying party
Birthday girl enjoying her party
Fancy dress birthday party photograph
Photograph of pole dancing at party

Wedding Photographer Two Temple Place – A Spectacular and Unusual London Venue

Wedding Photography of cake cutting at Two Temple Place

Wedding Photographer Two Temple Place

Last weekend’s London wedding was at Temple Church and then onto Two Temple Place for the reception.  The reception venue is unusual and spectacular. The full wedding photography website can be seen here – Temple Church and Two Temple Place Wedding and our favourites here – Favourite Wedding Photographs Temple. Temple Church is an example of ‘Royal Peculiar’ which makes it worth visiting all by itself (it means its under the direct jurisdiction of the Monarch), originally built in 1185 as a headquarters for the Knights Templar and in more modern times served as a backdrop to the Dan Brown film ‘The Da Vinci Code’ with Tom Hanks. The reception and wedding breakfast was held at Two Temple Place and again, the venue is spectacular and once was the private residence of William Waldorf Astor, founder of the famous Waldorf Astoria hotel. Both these venues, working as a wedding photographer are an agony of riches and make for a spectacular backdrop to any wedding portraits.

The building is described by Donald Strachan as follows (Wikipedia extract):

Behind the sturdy Portland stone facade, the interior has a slight strange Victoriana-meets-Disney vibe with the otherwise straightforwardly opulent rooms (lots of marble and mahogany) adorned with bizarre details, such as the characters from The Three Musketeers (Astor’s favorite book) on the banisters of the main staircase and the gilded frieze in the Great Hall showing 54 seemingly random characters from history and fiction, including Pocahontas, Machiavelli, Bismark, Anne Boleyn, and Marie Antoinette.

Which in summary makes for a sublime wedding venue!

Bride with father and bridesmaids walking towards entrance to Temple Church Wedding Ceremony in Temple Church    Two Temple Place - Tables set for dinner with flowers couple entering dinner at Two Temple Place in London Black and white photograph of couple at dinner Wedding reception photographed at Two Temple Place - seated for dinner Drinking a toast to the couple at Two Temple Place   Bride pictured in conversation during wedding reception

A Photobook was prepared using a large selection of the photographs and you can see the layouts here –
Wedding Photobook front cover

To find out more please contact us

The photos are absolutely wonderful. Douglas really managed to capture the feeling of the day without any of us noticing he was there. I’m truly delighted with them. - Bride

Wedding Photographer Bluebird Chelsea in September – Photography and Video

Douglas was asked to be The Bluebird Wedding photographer a couple of week’s ago, the wedding at the Bluebird on Kings Road in Chelsea went extremely well. The Bluebird is one of our favourite London wedding venues.  Douglas is recommended by the Bluebird and you can see more of Douglas’s wedding photography at the Bluebird on this link – Douglas Fry Wedding Photographer Bluebird. Here are a small selection of the photographs taken on the day –

Jewish wedding ceremony at the Bluebird Kings Road in Chelsea

Chelsea street with Bride and groom pictured in black and white

Street photograph of bride and groom on Kings RoadBride and groom during Jewish dance on chairs

Bride and groom at bluebird walking around tables in the evening at the reception

Wedding at Bluebird Chelsea

Here you can see the Highlights of the wedding video –
Wedding Video Highlights

80th Birthday Party – Video and Photography in Sussex

Below you can view the highlight’s video of Anita’s 80th Birthday party in Sussex –

and here are a few of the photographs taken on the evening –

Party Photography in Sussex - the marquee 80th Birthday cake and guests Brother of the birthday girl Guests greeting the hostess at Birthday Party Guests at table during dinner in Sussex Birthday girl and her grandson at 80th party Guests listening and laughing at speeches in marquee Guests dancing on dance floor at party

Anita was delighted with her Photobook of party images. Click the image below to see the full book –
Party Photobook cover

Gray’s Inn Wedding Photographer at Last Saturday’s Wedding

The wedding celebration last Saturday for Michelle and Matthew was at Gray’s Inn in central London, their wedding ceremony was in a very much sunnier Florida with close family members last year. Michelle and her bridesmaids got ready at elegant Hoxton Holborn Hotel and taxi’d the short distance to  Gray’s Inn . The reception was held in the gardens and the guests were refreshed with champagne and canapes, we managed to get through the formal photographs in good time and even managed a shot of everyone, from a stone flight of stairs. The main hall is a splendid venue for a wedding breakfast, speeches, cake cutting and first dance, and the full website of images can be seen here – Gray’s Inn London Wedding Photography and a few favourites here – Favourite Gray’s Inn Images

A few from the day are below –

Bride at Gray's Inn in London - wedding photograph Bride with bridsmaids getting ready bride getting ready at Gray's Inn Bride and groom leaving at end of ceremony couple with confetti in front of london venue bride and groom walking outside at Gray's Inn photographed by Douglas Fry Couple dancing at London wedding

Thank you Sam and Douglas! We love the photographs. - Bride
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