WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER BASED IN SOMERSET

Documentary Wedding Photography

September, 2019

A 1920s THEMED WEDDING

The micro wedding trend is growing incredibly quickly – and it’s about so much more than simply saving money.

So, what exactly is a micro wedding, and why would you opt for one? I’ve written this blog post to highlight all the info you need to know before deciding if a micro wedding is right for you!

So firstly… What is a Micro Wedding?

A micro wedding is a wedding with less than 20 guests in attendance. Being smaller in size, it’s usually cheaper, more relaxed and shorter in length than a traditional wedding day. It differs from both an 'elopement' and an ‘intimate’ wedding. An elopement is typically done in secret and will only be attended by the couple marrying and their two witnesses, whereas a micro wedding is a full wedding day, just on a much smaller scale. A micro wedding might be similar to an elopement, where there might only be the couple and two witnesses, but it will differ as it will not be done in secret and is a fully thought-through and planned wedding day, just with a smaller guest list. Micro weddings are also different from intimate weddings in that an intimate or small wedding will typically have between 30-60 guests, whereas micro weddings will have less than 20.

And Secondly… Why are they so great?

  • Smaller guests lists – Some couples aren’t keen on being in the spotlight and having so many eyes on them, so a smaller number of guests can certainly put couples at ease on their day. Another benefit to a smaller guest list is you’ll have so much more time to actually be present with the guests that you DO have, to talk, connect and chill with a glass of something fizzy! This will also probably mean that there’s more time for photos too, with smaller family groupings and less time being needed for mingling. Overall, it’s just a nice relaxed vibe for your day! Some couples have also said that they’ve often found when booking their wedding venue that there’s been a pressure to invite those long distant family members and friends (or plus ones they’ve never even met) just to fill the venues' capacity! Then if you think about also providing a meal/drinks… this all starts to add up rather quickly. Having a smaller guest list could be a blessing in disguise in more ways than one! Your wedding is all about you and your other half when all is said and done! Having just your nearest and dearest there to celebrate your day with you both, will make it all the more special.

  • More relaxed – Micro weddings usually come with less to organise as it takes the planning process right back to basics, with what’s important to you both at the forefront of the day. Even if you still choose to have a party to celebrate at a later date, it will come without the pressure of a full wedding day, allowing you to fully enjoy both events!

  • Costs - When you reduce the number of guests at a wedding, the cost will naturally go down. If budget is a big consideration, a micro wedding might be a great choice. It’s also a good option if you want to focus on the quality of your guest experience. With fewer guests in attendance, great hospitality in a beautiful setting can be affordable. Many micro weddings can also take place mid-week and this actually opens up a large variety of venues that you may have considered out of budget, but which can offer you a great deal on a small guest list!

If you find yourself in a position where you and your partner are considering a micro wedding, then (along with all of these other benefits) the one key thing that can provide long-lasting memories really is your wedding photography. I have been able to offer shorter, more intimate packages (see here) and included in my 'wedding booklet' are desired shot lists, so we really can keep it as formal or as untraditional as you’d like!

If you’re interested in booking or want to know more about micro weddings, please get in touch here!

With special thanks to:

Photography: Me

Venue: Euridge Orangery

Florals: The Floral P.A.

Stationery: Lou Paper

Cake: Kimmi's Cakes

Bar: The Pink Drinks Van

Jewellery: Holly Robinson Jewellery

Dress: Victoria's Bridal Boutique

Make up: Nataile Morton M.u.a.

Hair: Molly Stringer Hair

Nails: Emme Nail

Lingerie: Extra Special Touch

Furniture: Furniture by K

Lucy & Alice

See another stunning wedding I had the honour of photographing at Euridge Manorhere.

&

For my next blog post, please visit this page.

Euridge Manor
Euridge Manor Exterior
Stunning Views of Euridge Manor
Architectural Photography of Euridge Manor
Euridge Manor Cotswolds Wedding Venue
Euridge Manor South West Wedding Venue
Same Sex Wedding Stationery
Wedding Stationery
Wedding Flat Lay
Beaded Wedding Gown
Relaxed Bridal Portrait
Relaxed Bridal Portrait Black & White
Wedding Florals
Bridal Portraits at Euridge Manor
Relaxed Bridal Portraits at Euridge Manor
Relaxed Couple Shots
Bride & Bride Photography
Newly Weds
Romantic Couple Shots
Romantic Couple Shots Black & White
Stunning Bridal Portrait at Euridge Manor
Candid Bridal Portrait at Euridge Manor
Relaxed Bridal Portrait at Euridge Manor
Black & White Stunning Bridal Portrait at Euridge Manor
Romantic Bridal Portrait at Euridge Manor
Euridge Manor Epic Wedding
Prosecco Tuk-Tuk Couple Shots
Prosecco Tuk-Tuk
Prosecco Tuk-Tuk Wedding Shots
Wedding Shots Inside Prosecco Tuk-Tuk
Wedding Prosecco Tuk-Tuk
Same Sex Wedding Prosecco Tuk-Tuk
Romantic Couple Shots with Prosecco Tuk-Tuk
Candid Couple Shots With Prosecco Tuk-Tuk
Fun Couple Shots with Prosecco Tuk-TukProsecco Tuk-Tuk
Romantic Reception Couple Shots at Euridge Manor
Stunning Couple Shots at Euridge Manor
Stunning Bridal Portraits at Euridge Manor Same Sex Wedding Reception
Beautiful Bridal Portraits at Euridge Manor Same Sex Wedding Reception
Fun Candle Lit Couple Shots
Euridge Manor Documentary Couple Shot
Euridge Manor Candid Couple Shot
Romantic Golden Hour Couple Shots
Golden Hour Couple Shots
Golden Hour Couple Shots at Euridge Manor
Romantic Golden Hour Couple Shots at Euridge Manor
Fun Golden Hour Couple Shots
Romantic Golden Hour Bridal Portraits
Romantic Golden Hour Bridal Portraits at Euridge Manor
Bentley & 1920s Themed Bride
Bentley & 1920s Themed Wedding
Bridal Portraits with Bentley
Bridal Portraits with Bentley at Euridge Manor

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER FOR YOUR 2023/24 WEDDING?

Then you're in the right place! Click here for more info...