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Hunton Park Wedding Photography

In August, Matthew and I photographed and filmed the Sri Lankan wedding of Nandun and Upekha at the wonderful Hunton Park Hotel.

Hunton Park Hotel Wedding Venue

This was a first for us both. Not just the location, but to capture the traditions and the ceremonial proceedings of a Sri Lankan wedding. Prior to the day, we reviewed multiple Youtube videos of such wedding ceremonies so that we knew what to expect. Although, as the ceremony was not in English, we were not always sure when exactly the next part was going to happen. But having said that, it was great fun!

We arrived early in the morning as the ceremony was at 9 am. I photographed some of the preparation photos and then met with the couple to take some wedding portraits before the ceremony began.

Bridal preparations at hunton park
bridal preparations

At this point, Nandun arrived and we went outside into the garden to get some photos together.

the wedding party at hunton park hotel

I loved how detailed everything was, and the gorgeous colours used.

detailed photo of jewellery
the details

Timing is very important for a Sri Lankan wedding, so we returned to the front of the building for the beginning of the ceremony.

The kandyan dance
The kandyan dance
The kandyan dance at hunton park hotel
The ceremony room at Hunton Park Hotel
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The traditional sri lankan dance continues
The bride
the padowa
The coconut - A symbolic part of the sri lankan wedding ceremony
The ceremonial part of the wedding begins
Hunton Park Wedding Photography
Hunton Park Wedding Photos
The bride had a great smile
Sri Lankan Wedding Ceremony photography
the binding of the couple
Ceremonial binding
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A choir sings to the couple
The lighting of the candle

After the ceremony was completed, I went back outside with the couple for some more photos, before they sat down to eat with their guests.

The bride and groom at Hunton Park Hotel
Wedding portraits at hunton park hotel
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Wedding photos at Hunton Park

It was time for food to be served, so we headed back inside for the cake cutting followed by the meal.

Sri Lankan wedding photographer
The cutting of the wedding cake

After the meal was the speeches. We then grabbed the group and family photos they wanted and it was soon time for the couple to head off to start their new life together.

wedding guests delivers their speech
wedding guests at hunton park hotel
wedding photos of hunton park hotel
group photo at hunton park
wedding confetti petals at hunton park hotel
the wedding car at hunton park hotel
the couple in the wedding car

The wedding was non-stop action and we loved every moment of it. You can check out the highlights video below.

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