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London Royal Exchange Wedding | Osma & Zain

We first met Osma and Zain in front of the red fire engine outside the National Theatre in London. It’s the photography equivalent of saying ‘I’ll be the one wearing the red rose.’ We all hit it off right from the start, and the engagement shoot was a lot of fun, so we were pretty excited for their wedding at the Royal Exchange in London. Zain and Osma very, very kindly put us up in the beautiful Threadneedles Hotel just 2 minutes walk away from the Royal Exchange, and the place where Osma and Zain were getting ready for their big moment. My schedule with Zain started a little later than Erica’s with Osma, so I joined in with the bridal preparations for a while to get a few shots from a different angle and to capture the details. It was a real pleasure to be part of their wedding and to be there to tell the story through our photographs. Thank you Zain and Osma and we hope you enjoy your photographs.

Did I go overboard on the shoe shots? I don’t think so.

Osma opening her wedding day present from Zain, complete with her initials.

And now downstairs in the Threadneedles Hotel:

Just hanging out at the bar…

Check out Zain’s poker face. It’s either the best in the world, or the worst. But I suppose the fact that I can’t tell means it’s the former?

Time to buttonhole up.

The Royal Exchange.

It rained, but it was no big deal.

Rain, but with some well-timed backlighting for Osma’s entrance to the ceremony.

Zain spots his bride:

The Royal Exchange transformed into the most spectacular space for the reception.

November 4, 2011 - 11:11 pm

Sian Edwards - Wow Christian and Erica- these photos are just gorgeous!

November 5, 2011 - 10:26 am

Eric Baklovski - You guys rock! Just awesome.

November 5, 2011 - 4:31 pm

Rachel - These photos are really lovely, and the couple look so happy!

November 5, 2011 - 7:34 pm

Heather - Amazing pictures! Seriously stunning from beginning to end.

November 6, 2011 - 10:34 am

kelly@boho weddings - OMG, my mouth is wide open, what a venue, what a wedding….beautiful! well done great work xxx

November 6, 2011 - 10:35 am

kelly@boho weddings - OMG, my mouth is wide open, what a venue, what a wedding….beautiful! well done great work x

November 6, 2011 - 11:16 am

Jon S6 - KAPOW ! Awesome all round

November 6, 2011 - 4:47 pm

Adam Riley - Amazing photos guys! Love the venue too

November 6, 2011 - 10:27 pm

Christian - Thanks everybody- we had a great time shooting this wedding :-)

November 10, 2011 - 10:32 am

Nana Prempeh - The photos just blew me away. A day to remember indeed.

November 12, 2011 - 1:40 am

Erin - WOW what a gorgeous bride, beautiful sari, and stunning venue!! Well done!

November 12, 2011 - 7:20 am

Lacy Dagerath - what beautiful colors and a fun venue!! Loooove!

November 12, 2011 - 8:48 am

Chris Fawkes - Incredible work and what an stunning looking couple.

August 4, 2012 - 8:06 pm

Shiraz Chanawala - Just amazing … was this an Ismaili wedding?

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