Nikki and Charlie- Cat Rock Cafe
Nikki and Charlie married at Cat Rock cafe in Pembrokeshire. A gorgeous venue set high on the Pembrokeshire hills overlooking the stunning Newport sands beach. Nikki’s family have been visiting Pembrokeshire for generations. It is like a second home for them. It has also become a special place for Charlie as they got engaged on the coastal path walk along the beach. The views are stunning, and they couldn't think of anywhere else they would rather be on their special day.
Nikki wore the most stunning dress by Watters design; It was the Esperance' dress featuring Anemone Embroidered Lace, An eye-catching halter bodice which cascaded into a skirt of Soft Netting, creating an ethereal, whimsical spirit. I was so excited when I saw this dress. I loved the movement in the skirt, and I knew I was in for a treat for the beach portrait shoot we had planned. Charlie looked dapper in his suit by French connection. A light grey suit which he wore with a pink tie. His Ushers also matched wearing the same suit.
I loved the delicate pastel tones they chose for their wedding. The dusky pink bridesmaids dresses by TFNC via Asos looked so beautiful. Especially against the soft muted tones of the floral bouquet fantastically arranged by Bridget at Amaryllis Designs.
As for the portrait shoot on the beach. I was so excited to do this. I haven’t shot a beach wedding before, and I couldn’t wait. We had the beach to ourselves; well almost! Nikki’s dress moved beautifully in the breeze. Ahhhh isn’t it amazing what photographers get excited about! When I first met Nikki she told me how they both didn't feel comfortable in front of the camera. But as you will see they totally rocked the portrait shoot with minimal direction; as did Percy their pug who is adorable!
There are so many impressive highlights from their wedding. I loved that Nikki walked down the aisle with both of her parents, I loved the cake made by Nikki’s talented bridesmaid, I loved that Nikki’s dad made the terrariums for each table and that they included a dog charity to donate to affirming their love for dogs to name but a few. These two ultimately knew precisely what to do to make the day feel like it was indeed theirs, and wow, it was just amazing to photograph!!
A beautiful day which couldn't have been more perfect. Congratulations to you both. Love Rx
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