Hyde Barn Wedding Inspiration

Hyde Barn Wedding Photographs and Family Images

A recent wedding at Hyde Barn in the Cotswolds allowed me to experiment with my photography for a few different shots. For these photographs I used a Nikon FM2, Kodak Portra Portra 400 and Fuji Superia 400 Xtra film, trying out different combinations and lighting techniques. Luckily I’ve had a few events in the Cotswolds recently so I’ve been able to test out the latitude and scalability of the film in a number of different exposure situations.

Vintage Wedding Film Photography

Hyde Barn is a lovely wedding venue and the Nikon FM2 is a brilliant camera, I’ve always had a fondness for the older mechanical 35mm cameras. They have a great sturdy, vintage quality as well as brilliant reliability (my Praktica is over 25 years old). The best part of about the Nikon FM2 is the Nikon F-Mount system, which allows me to use all my current Nikon lenses (especially the primes). The Nikon FM2 is a very ergonomic camera, which feels extremely well built and creates great tone and sharp pictures! For the detail shots I over exposed my film which gives them a wonderful bright look as well as helping to give natural tones and shadows. The Photograph of the wedding favours is one of my favourite photographs from 2013!

Venue Hyde Barn

Cotswold wedding

The wedding – Fuji Superia 400 Xtra

The Hyde barn bride

The Ceremony - Fuji Superia 400 Xtra The Ceremony – Fuji Superia 400 Xtra

Hyde Barn Bride and Groom

The Bride and Groom – Kodak Portra 400

Rolls Royce - Fuji Superia 400 Xtra

Rolls Royce – Fuji Superia 400 Xtra

Vintage birdcage and flowers

The wedding registration detail – Fuji Superia 400 Xtra

Vintage wedding details

Wedding Details – Kodak Portra 400

The groom

The groom – Fuji Superia 400 Xtra

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