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The wedding blog for Stephen McGowan Photography - A North West based Manchester Wedding Photographer team who travels to throughout the UK photographing weddings at the most elite wedding venues.

Amy and Stephen's Pre-Wedding shoot at The Lovell Quinta Arboretum

Swettenham Wedding Engagement Shoot

We were over at The Lovell Quinta Arboretum for Amy and Stephen's pre-wedding shoot recently, and what a gorgeous evening we had! For most of the day it had been overcast with moody grey clouds but ever the optimist I had a feeling we'd be treated to some nice golden hour light and well; that's exactly what we were rewarded with!

Lovell Quinta Arboretum Wedding Photography

Having been a Swettenham Arms wedding photographer previously, I already knew the best places for photography - which made setting up idyllic shots nice and simple. We also made our way from the Lovell Quinta Arboretum over to a disused stableyard; a gorgeous little place for some intimate portraits!
Our walked looped around back to the Swettenham Arms lavender field which blooms in mid summer (unfortunately we were a bit early) where we ended our portrait session before Amy and Stephen grabbed a well earned meal at the Swettenham Arms.

Adlington Hall Wedding

Amy and Stephen will be tying the knot over at Adlington Hall and I really can't wait to shoot their wedding! We had such a great time on their pre-wedding shoot - they are all kinds of awesome! also very chilled and relaxed about their wedding with Amy replying to my flowers question with: "Yep we're having flowers; no idea what yet, but we're having flowers"!
Amy will be wearing a stunning Callista dress provided by our lovely friends at Edith and Winston Bridal Boutique in Knutsford which I really can't wait to see! I just know their Adlington Hall wedding will be all kinds of awesome!