One of the great things about being a wedding photographer is being able to work with couples around the country, as well as other exciting destinations. So when Rachel & Kyle got in touch to say they were getting married in a tipi in Yorkshire that was right up my street. Their venue the Minnehaha barn and tipi was a lovely choice. I love shooting fun outdoors weddings. As we started discussing the plans they mentioned that they actually both work over in Nuremberg so would like to do the pre-wedding shoot there.
It’s only a short flight away from Leeds and I love exploring new cities, especially when there’s so much history, and great beer as well! What’s not to like. So off I popped, after meeting up with Rachel & Kyle to discuss the plans over a spot of breakfast. We spent a good few hours exploring the city, visiting the touristy sites and finding interesting ways of incorporating those. As well as taking in some of the less visited areas, which often make for interesting textures and composition. Unfortunately, it was bin day so the city was scattered with wheelie bins that didn’t stop us those. It was surprisingly quiet, the joy of midweek and out of season was on our side.
We’d covered pretty much all of the city inside the walls, heading through the old town across the river to the centre of town and back. After a good explore, plenty of photos, there was just enough time for a beer and some editing before I headed back home.
As a whole, the walled city reminded me of York with its mix of new and old blending together. Was perfectly calm when I visited but I can imagine when the Beer festival season kicked off over there it’s heaving. Nuremberg was a great destination to visit and do a pre-wedding shoot in, and totally different to the wedding day which is always the aim of the pre-wedding shoot.
If you’re thinking of having a wedding in Yorkshire, or beyond and want to chat about me documenting your day drop me a line at the link above.