Midland Hotel Wedding Photography | Gaby & Dan

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This is quite literally one of the most exciting weddings I have ever been part of. A Midland Hotel wedding in the centre of Manchester and photography from four leading wedding photographers. A must see – here is just a sample of photos from the day. A pretty even spread to who took what from top photographers Neil Redfern, Andrew Billington, Matt Warrington and myself David Stubbs. The story below:

Midland Hotel Photography

It’s one of every wedding photographers worst nightmares to become ill on the morning of the wedding, but this is exactly what happened to me. Feeling only about 75% I knew I had to ask for additional help to ensure the level of photography was maintained for the couple and families. This wasn’t the usual Midland Hotel wedding, but a 400+ guest Jewish wedding. With most Jewish weddings important parts of the day are happening in different places and therefore Neil had already been booked to help, but as I was struggling I was pleased that Andrew and Matt also came to the rescue. Four photographers! A little overkill but with a 400+ guests crowed we kept discrete and ensured we were not intrusive on the day. My biggest thanks goes out to the other three for stepping in, going above and beyond and helping me.

Luxury Wedding Venue

I’m not going to go into the finer parts of a Jewish wedding as I have done in previous posts, but the entire day happened in different parts of the hotel utilising almost every room. The Midland is a wonderful venue to have a wedding, luxury doesn’t do it justice! Take a look at this incredible wedding we captured as a team.

Gilev Showband

The entertainment was provided by the biggest wedding band I have ever worked with, and no doubt one of the best – Gilev Showband. They travel up an down the country providing unreal entertainment for wedding. A joy to photograph it was, with stage quality lighting and sound and genuinely got all 400 people up on the dance floor at the same time. wow!

A huge thank you again to Neil Redfern, Andrew Billington and Matt Warrington for stepping in and helping. Life savers!

midland hotel signflags at the front of venuejewish ceremony midland hotel setupbride getting readymake up appliedmaid of honour make up and hairgroom in the mirror reflection groomsmen getting ties and suits onsmart shoe lacesbow tie before weddinggrooms dad photoreflection photo at the midlandthrough the champagne shootingclose-up of the lipsveil being put in smilesgoing to get his brideguys togetherguests havign fun and laughinglayered photodad waiting tisch

busy tisch all mensigning the register rabbi

groom entered tischbride looks onfirst kiss

putting veil over headprayersveil with back-lightkid boredprocession down islecolourful roomwide angle shot from the backcircling 7 times for jewish wedding ceremonydrinking from the cupsea of heads in the guestsbride drinkingwedding ringsgrandfather looks on laughingsmashing the glassgreat reaction capturedsigning bride with rabbihugs

holding bouquet of flowers leaving wedding ceremony in black and whiteurban environment outside midland hotel streets of Manchester photowedding photo in colourmidland hotel wedding photographer room set-up midland hotelwedding breakfast setup midland hotel

parents through guests dancingguests having a party and celebrationnewlyweds followGilev showband trumpetbridesmaids and bride dancingcolours Israeli dancing groomsmen in light confettiflung in the air by a sheethoisted on chairspassing the napkinsuccessful passGilev wedding party manchesterthown in airnearly hitting top of room

party timewedding gown high in air

midland hotel weddings jewishspeeches with stage lighting great reactionreaction and emotions

rabbi speechmother of bride laughingGilev bandGilev showband girlsblack and whitereactionsjoining in the funcolourfulviolinist getting the celebrations goingbrother having best timedad getting involvedbride

first dancein love

Content copyright to each photographer – Midland Hotel Wedding Photography 2017

If you are interested in hiring me as your photographer for your wedding, here is another wedding of mine to see – a Jewish wedding just around the corner from the Midland:

Content copyright to each photographer – Midland Hotel Wedding Photography 2017

  • 24/03/2017 - 11:46 AM

    boxoflove - Wow, your photos are AWESOME – pretty classical, but how dynamic!
    This is what I’d like to see after years from wedding – the power of the event itself!

    really impressed
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