Clare & Paul – Pre Wedding Shoot – Sefton Park

We recently did a pre wedding shoot in Sefton Park which is a magnificent 235 acre park south of Liverpool.

Photograph of Claire & Paul standing on a bridge in Sefton Park, Liverpool during their Pre Wedding Shoot.

Photograph of Claire & Paul during a tender moment on one of the bridges in Sefton Park. Photographed by Celynnen Photography during their Pre Wedding Shoot

Black & White photograph of Claire & Paul on their pre wedding shoot in Sefton Park, Liverpool.

Lovely laughing shot of Claire & Paul in black & white while on their pre wedding shoot in Sefton Park, Liverpool. Photographed by Celynnen Photography.

The pre wedding shoot was for Clare & Paul who are getting married at the fabulous Rowton Hall in Chester in August.

Colour photograph of Claire & Paul kissing with lovely yellow tree in the background, Sefton Park, Liverpool.

Lovely colourful picture of Claire & Paul kissing in front of a fabulous yellow tree during their Pre Wedding Shoot in Sefton Park, Liverpool. Photographed by Cheshire & North Wales Photographer Celynnen Photography.

One of the reasons they chose Sefton Park as the venue for this shoot was due to it being the place that Paul proposed.  While we were there we were able to enjoy the Arab Arts Festival, this festival is in its 14th year and showcases the richness of Arab culture through visual art, music, dance, film & theatre to name but a few.  We had a beautiful sunny day for the shoot and this festival added to the atmosphere of the day.

Photograph of Claire & Paul sitting against a tree in Sefton Pak, Liverpool.  Taken in black & white.

Black & White shot of Claire & Paul sitting up against a tree in Sefton Park, Liverpool. Venue of their Pre Wedding Shoot. Photography done by Celynnen Photography.

Photograph of Paul & Claire chatting on their Pre Wedding shoot in Sefton Park, Liverpool.

Lovely shot of Paul & Claire chatting under one of the trees in Sefton Park, really colourful shot. Photographed by Celynnen Photograph during their Pre Wedding Shoot.

Besides the sentimental attachment to the park, it is a perfect venue for a shoot due to the rich colours of the trees & plants.  The greens & yellows gave a wonderful backdrop, Clare & Paul were so relaxed and naturally happy together it made it so easy for us to photograph them.

We really enjoyed our day with them and have discovered that Paul and myself share a love of Lucha libre.  Officially translated means “free wrestling” but is basically professional wrestling that has originated from Mexico and other Spanish speaking countries and is generally characterised by colourful masks and “high-flying” manoeuvres.  We were very keen to incorporate this love within the shoot, Clare didn’t have the same enthusiasm but I have high hopes for the wedding!

Photograph of Claire on her Pre Wedding Shoot in Sefton Park, Liverpool.

Smiling, natural picture of Claire, lovely background of the trees. Photographed in Sefton Park, Liverpool during their pre wedding shoot by Celynnen Photography.

I used my Olympus OM-D for this shoot after being a Nikon Pro User for so many years.  While I was changing lenses it fell in to the lake, after a mild panic and a good wipe dry I put it back on and it worked perfectly.  This probably isn’t OIympus recommended trouble-shooting but it worked for me, watch this space for more articles on my Olympus experiences.


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