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Blue Skies and Coral Ties: Nicola and Scott

I remember the first time I met Nicola and Scott at their house in London. They were warm, calm and considered even with Ethan as young as he was then. Getting to know them better on their engagement and family shoots at Kenwood House in Hampstead Heath, we quickly realised just what warm and caring people they are, and just how much they love each other and their dear little son.

Their wedding day at South Farm reflected their natures and their relationship beautifully. Nicola was outwardly calm and serene during her preparations, and Scott and his best men were superbly composed and happy. The weather was beautiful giving us the most gorgeous evening light to work with.

In addition to their many loving family and friends from these shores, Scott had thirty or so friends and relations travel over from Finland, and Nicola had dear friends from America and Australia. And they had all come to celebrate. Celebrate Nicola and Scott’s love and their commitment to one another. And celebrate they did – we have never seen a whole wedding party start dancing between the tables to a band’s sound check before – the guests were so much fun!

Nicola and Scott, it was pure joy to be present and document your wedding. Thank you for being so lovely. I hope you had a really wonderful honey moon.

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  • September 7, 2011 - 10:31 pm

    Nicola - I am blown away by the beauty of these images Ria! You have provided us with such a special document of our day that we will cherish forever. I cannot thank you enough. It was an absolute pleasure to have you and Jake with us on the day. You are both such warm people and I hope you enjoy your own wedding as much as we did ours. xReplyCancel

  • September 8, 2011 - 9:07 am

    Ross - Gorgeous Ria, just gorgeous..


  • September 8, 2011 - 11:59 am

    CHRISTINA - Ria these are extraordinary photos! What a talent – what a day – what a couple! Bravo. xReplyCancel

  • September 9, 2011 - 1:34 pm

    Julia Askell - what fantastic photos! it was such a beautiful day and Nicola & Scott could not have wished for such professional photographers -you & Jake captured the emotions and joy of everyone without being intrusive. I was amazed to see the photos I did not realise so many had been taken and Nicola and Scott look so happy and the ones you have taken of our gorgeous grandson Ethan are fantastic. I cant stop viewing these fantastic photos and the tears of joy keep on coming. I hope you enjoy your wedding day as much as Nicola and Scott and we wish you a long and happy life together. xReplyCancel

  • September 9, 2011 - 1:36 pm

    Bob - This day had a special feel about it for me and you have captured so much of it in your photos so that i will never forget.ReplyCancel

  • September 9, 2011 - 2:57 pm

    louise waites - Wonderful photos in a beautiful settting for a lovely couple. Well done. I especially love the sunset ones and the way you have captured the lighting in all the photos.
    Louise xReplyCancel

  • September 9, 2011 - 8:02 pm

    Libby Greasley - Spectacular pictures to commemorate a wonderful day!

  • September 9, 2011 - 8:49 pm

    lorna - What fabulous pictures, i look forward to seeing all the rest!!
    lorna xxReplyCancel

  • September 9, 2011 - 8:49 pm

    Stephen Pearce - Wow! These photos are absolutely beautiful.
    The whole day was perfect and your photos really capture the feelings and emotions of everyone involved. Stunning! xReplyCancel

  • September 9, 2011 - 8:55 pm

    Kylie Weston-Roberts - Absolutely beautiful pictures. You both looked so happy and lovely! It was a pleasure to create your wedding cake topper, i love the photos around the cake! Great idea!
    Perfect couple and perfect pictures 🙂 xReplyCancel

  • September 10, 2011 - 12:51 pm

    Kerry - Absolutely beautiful, I have tears in my eyes as I am looking through, Nicola & Scott are an amazing couple & you have clearly captured their love which will be cherished forever. Such an amazing day! The day was so perfect & you truly captured every special moment. xxxReplyCancel

  • September 11, 2011 - 3:26 pm

    Paula - Beautiful photo’s, wonderful day & not forgetting a fantastic couple.ReplyCancel

  • September 11, 2011 - 5:22 pm

    Catherine - Stunning pictures which have captured the very essence of the day, and all taken without being at all intrusive. Some great memories for Nicola and Scott and all the family and friends to treasure forever. Perfect pictures from a perfect day. CathxxxReplyCancel

  • September 12, 2011 - 12:43 pm

    Mark - Absolutely amazing and beautiful pictures, It didn’t feel like there was a photographer there as like Julie said you did an amazing job without being at all intrusive, I don’t know you Ria but feel I have to call you by your first name as your photos are beautiful and thank you so much for taking 2 wonderful photos of my son Freddie, Scott and Nicola you both looked amazing! and Ethan looked so cute, I feel so very honored to have been part of such special day

    All my love

    Mark xxReplyCancel

  • September 12, 2011 - 2:39 pm

    kim lawton - These photo’s are fantastic and have captured every special moment of such a special and memorable wedding day of Nicola and Scott the photo’s show the intense love they have for one another……… It was a brilliant day in such lovely surroundings Congratulations again to both of you xxReplyCancel

  • September 12, 2011 - 2:44 pm

    Sylvia Missen - Fabulous pictures of a very memorable day, in a perfect setting Everyone all seemed to enjoy themselves and I especially xReplyCancel

  • September 12, 2011 - 4:51 pm

    Nyree Bichard - Absolutely beautiful photos!ReplyCancel

  • September 13, 2011 - 10:05 am

    Pasi - Thank you Nicola & Scott for everything!
    Day and evening were unforgettable.
    These images are really a great way to relive the event.ReplyCancel

  • September 13, 2011 - 12:45 pm

    Michal Stulik - The most exotic wedding I´ve ever been to, and all these beautiful photos really do that day justice. The B&W photos especially highlight the love and friendship shared during that day. I really feel privileged to have been part of all that.ReplyCancel

  • September 13, 2011 - 3:08 pm

    Suki - These pictures are amazing and have captured your special day in a beautiful setting xReplyCancel

  • September 13, 2011 - 4:26 pm

    Marko - Truly great pics !
    You have captured the feeling of the beautiful day.ReplyCancel

  • September 13, 2011 - 4:38 pm

    Tim Spears - Great Photos!
    We are so sorry that we couldn’t make it, the photos show what a special day it must have been.


  • September 13, 2011 - 4:53 pm

    BRIAN - Looking at your set of taster photos, they are fine, sensitive and well caught moments at my son’s wonderful wedding. Can’t wait to see the full set. Can’t thank you enough. Best wishes, Brian CroucherReplyCancel

  • September 13, 2011 - 4:55 pm

    SEAN - You really captured the happiness of my brother’s wedding. Thank you. Sean Croucher xReplyCancel

  • September 13, 2011 - 4:59 pm

    BILLIE - Your photographs of my lovely big brother’s wedding really complimented the beauty of the venue and the beauty of the bride and groom! These are lovely. xReplyCancel

  • September 13, 2011 - 5:14 pm

    Grant Theron - Congratulations Scott. Awesome to see how happy you look!ReplyCancel

  • September 13, 2011 - 9:38 pm

    Andrea Hetherington - Amazing pictures of an amazing day
    What wonderful memories
    love xReplyCancel

  • September 14, 2011 - 9:10 am

    Claire - Looks like you had such a lovely day. Nice to see Ethan looking so dapper, love the converse trainers with the suit!!ReplyCancel

  • September 14, 2011 - 9:19 am

    Michael - Ria, what can I say, these picture’s are truly amazing. It was such a perfect and magical day and you have captured every special moment beautifully. Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • September 14, 2011 - 10:17 am

    Ian - Sorry we couldn’t be with you on the day, the photos are excellent.
    Congratulations to you both.
    All the best Ian & PaulaReplyCancel

  • September 14, 2011 - 12:02 pm

    Erick Savoye - What an amazing day! The photographs are excellent; they bring back so many wonderful memories. Thank you.ReplyCancel

  • September 14, 2011 - 1:55 pm

    stacey - Beautiful pictures that have captured every essence of the day and Nicola and Scotts happiness shines through in every photo xxReplyCancel

  • September 14, 2011 - 1:59 pm

    steve - I would say these pictures of the wedding are the best I have ever seen and have captured the moments perfectly and I had a fantastic day xReplyCancel

  • September 14, 2011 - 6:09 pm


    The photos are truely fabulous i have looked at them several times they are wonderful also the venue what a super place i loved it, Nicola Scott & Ethan what a wonderful family you are i am so proud you are a part of my family to, i had a wonderful time such a great wedding day, Once again congraulations to you both you are a perfect couple and i wish you every happiness for the future and beyond love you three very much Aunty Lil xxx.ReplyCancel

  • September 14, 2011 - 6:12 pm

    Gareth Hays - Just lovely – the photo’s really capture the day! What a gorgeous day,couple,family.ReplyCancel

  • September 14, 2011 - 9:29 pm

    charlene - The pictures are absolutely beautiful and set in such lovely surroundings The pics capture the happiness and love on Nicola and Scotts special day! congratulations to you both xxReplyCancel

  • September 15, 2011 - 12:55 am

    Koen Smeets - It looks like an amazing day!! Such a shame I couldnt be there… Also great to see pictures of the young Ethan – he looks like such a funny lad!
    I’m sure that the pictures only tell part of the story though – I cant wait to hear more about it!!
    Btw, you should have forced your best man to get a shave for the day. His fashion sense is letting him down these days… 😉
    I hope to catch up with both of you when Im back!! xxxxxReplyCancel

  • September 15, 2011 - 9:52 am

    Leon - Wow – fabulous photos guys. I had a really good day, it was nice to go to a fun wedding for once, they’re normally so tiresome :o)

    Well done both of you.


  • September 15, 2011 - 11:48 am

    Nia Williams - Fabulous photos – you captured Nicola and Scott’s special day so wonderfully.ReplyCancel

  • September 15, 2011 - 1:11 pm

    Alison @ Wildwood Floral Events - Firstly Nicola and Scott just look so happy – it was obviously a lovely wedding day. Secondly Ria you have taken some beautiful photos. It was a pleasure to have created the flowers for this wedding and Nicola has been very complimentary but your photos are exquisite. I shall be in touch!ReplyCancel

  • September 15, 2011 - 3:06 pm

    Juha - Amazing and breathtaking images of great and lovely wedding day. Nicola and Scott are so beautiful couple.ReplyCancel

  • September 15, 2011 - 10:17 pm

    Jenny Wells - Just want to say congratulation, and wow what fab photo. Nicola and Scott look so happy the photos seem to capture the moment.

    xJenny xxReplyCancel

  • September 16, 2011 - 12:21 pm

    Lee Worsley - Sublime— Ria come and work for me in sydney!

    Creative Director,

    Lee xxReplyCancel

  • September 16, 2011 - 12:40 pm

    Nina - Absolutely stunning pics!ReplyCancel

  • September 16, 2011 - 11:09 pm

    Ant - Ria the photos are just magnificent, looking forward to seeing some more! Such a moving day…ReplyCancel

  • September 17, 2011 - 7:53 am

    Cathy Powell - Truely amazing photos! Nicola and Scott look so happy you have captured a very special day. Congratulations xReplyCancel

  • September 18, 2011 - 7:46 pm

    Sami Hyytiainen - I also like to thank Nicola and Scott for such a great wedding. What an unforgettable day it was. I solemnly swear that the best wedding I have ever attended. Magnificent pictures!ReplyCancel

  • September 21, 2011 - 4:55 am

    Ana & Craig Ellis - Gorgeous day, gorgeous couple, gorgeous photographs! They capture the occasion perfectly, all the photos are beautiful, it would be hard to pick a favourite! We are so blessed to share this very special day with Nicola,Scott and Ethan. xxxReplyCancel

  • September 21, 2011 - 8:20 pm

    Minna - Thank you Nicola&Scott! Everything was so fantastic!! Photoes..Wau!!ReplyCancel

  • September 22, 2011 - 8:36 am

    Darren Baker - Gorgeous photos, of a really joyous day. They really capture the lovely ease that day the had. I love the picture of your Dad gassing.ReplyCancel

  • September 23, 2011 - 1:07 pm

    Taru & Antti - Fantastic wedding! Lovely photos! Nicola & Scott we believe in you believe you one another.ReplyCancel

  • September 28, 2011 - 4:57 pm

    Soile & Tomi - Fantastic and beautiful photos! We were really priviledged to be there in Nicola’s and Scott’s wedding party. Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • September 30, 2011 - 5:38 pm

    Nick - Amazing pics for an amazing day!

    Amazed at how the photographer managed to make you look sober on the dance floor, Nicola :-))ReplyCancel

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