If you’re planning a fun fusion wedding, you’ll find tons of inspo from this wedding!

When Joyce and Declan first got in touch with me about their wedding, I was so thrilled – they were planning a laid back hotel wedding with an intimate ceremony and canapes and drinks for the reception. Joyce and Declan are the loveliest people and I couldn’t wait to shoot their wedding!

The excitement before the wedding

I started at in Cardiff, where the couple’s friends and family were getting ready together, and it was really exciting, because everyone was in a good mood. Joyce wore a traditional white gown and Declan wore a three-piece suit and they looked really incredible. These two literally looked like something out of a movie it was incredible!

The ceremony

The wedding took place at voco St. David’s hotel, and was a romantic legal ceremony. They had some beautiful readings, which everyone enjoyed. After the ceremony there was a big cheer from everyone, and then they were showered with confetti. You cannot tell me that this doesn’t look like a destination wedding, just look at that view.

The party

The wedding reception took place at the hotel, which was decorated with florals and candles. It was so personal.

It was a beautifully sunny day, which was what the couple had hoped for. While the guests enjoyed canapes and cocktails, the couple mingled and laughed with their friends. My favourite photo from the portraits is easily this one of the two of them during the confetti throw. Check it out below!

During the reception they had a lovely meal with friends and family, which went down a storm. For the wedding breakfast they had proper wedding grub, and it was loved by all the guests. Afterwards, they had some wonderful speeches and the party kicked off. They also had a DJ, which kept everyone entertained.

Advice for planning your wedding

Weddings are such a fun occasion and it feels like everything goes by in a flash so make sure you take sometime to yourselves on the day!

Here is Joyce and Declan’s wedding story. If you’re looking for a fun wedding photographer, get in touch!