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CROCKWELL FARM
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CROCKWELL FARM WEDDINGS
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Man, I’d love to shoot your Crockwell Farm Wedding!

When you are shooting a venue, aside from the obvious photographic potential, there are a few things that make things a little easier and a little bit more pleasant for your couple. This is where Crockwell Farm shines. Couples that I’ve shot at Crockwell Farm will already know how well run the business is, how efficient the team are and how much effort they put into your big day. As I’m raving on about Crockwell Farm I feel I should state that I’m in no way connected to the venue, I just love the damn place and would shoot there weekly if I could!

It’s set on the outskirts of the sleepy Daventry district of Eydon, Northamptonshire and for all couples looking to book with Crockwell then you may need to think about using a map as Sat-Nav has a tendency to send you down a closed road (I’ve fell for this twice now, you’d have thought I’d learn?!) They’re surrounded by stunning views of rolling country side and the interior lives up to the surroundings. The barn is gorgeous, as a photographer it can be a bit of a squeeze at the end of the Aisle but I don’t really jump around at a ceremony anyway. There’s horses in the fields, views for miles and I get told all the time how much couples love the huge tree that has all the twinkly lights! As a bonus too, they always look after me there, not that that should depict how you view a wedding venue but it does show they genuinely enjoy their jobs

Crockwell Farm – Real Weddings

Mr and Mrs Richards
Mr and Mrs Haynes
Mr and Mrs Eales

Getting Married at Crockwell Farm? Get in touch to check my availability and prices

Wedding Photography at Crockwell Farm

Your almost spoilt for choice, the bridal prep is lovely as the room/rooms were the prep takes place, spacious enough even for if you’ve been peer pressured into choosing 7 of your super closest 2nd cousins. You’re also sure to be thankful of having a mini-appartment style room over a hotel style room as you’ll need the space and use of a kitchen and (Prosecco) fridge will come in very handy.

The main ceremony room has a gorgeous colour tone to it, like most barns the colour of the brickwork and bare wood give you awesome results. There is one massive pain the bum part though, the bloody fire escape sign, obviously all venues have these but some are easier to photoshop than others, but that’s my problem not the couples! The size of the ceremony from a photographers prospective is a bit of win and lose, there’s not a vast amount of space for myself (especially if accompanied by a videographer) but the space I do have is at a really good distance, so I can get those wide shots of the best man pretending he forgot the rings but I can also get those close up shots of your face when you can’t repeat a simple sentence.

 

For the group shots the lawn does provide a lovely bit of space and the backdrop is obviously gorgeous. There’s also plenty of space to move around a touch if you have a large number of guests, mixing the backdrop up a bit. But we all know how we feel about group shots, they’re like going to the dentist, nobody actually wants to go and if not done properly it can be excruciating painful.

The couple shots are probably one the best features of Crockwell Farm, there’s dozens of ‘straight forward’ places to make you stand and look all bloody gorgeous. When I say straight forward I mean that there’s no 15 minute walk, dress in hand, heels digging in. This doesn’t mean that there’s not chances to be creative, there’s plenty of them shenanigans to be had.

Speeches are a breeze, you have a lovely white backdrop to shoot to, piece of cake…talking of cake, cutting the cake is also great for the same reason.

I’m a huge fan of the first dance at Crockwell Farm, I don’t want to spoil the surprise for what happens but it’s awesome and the photographic opportunities are by the boat load.

As the dance floor has it’s own domain it means I can really get in on the action, set my lights up and get some really fun shots!

How to find Crockwell Farm

In my experience, if you’re heading from the Daventry direction then you will be sent the wrong way by Google Maps, however Apple Maps seems to take you there. The safest option I find (as I am terrible with directions) is to navigate to Eydon then upon your arrival navigate to Crockwell Farm from there, it may add a few minutes to your arrival but the last thing you want is your guests not being able to find it!

How to find Crockwell Farm

In my experience, if you’re heading from the Daventry direction then you will be sent the wrong way by Google Maps, however Apple Maps seems to take you there. The safest option I find (as I am terrible with directions) is to navigate to Eydon then upon your arrival navigate to Crockwell Farm from there, it may add a few minutes to your arrival but the last thing you want is your guests not being able to find it!

bg-part-1-small-wedding-photographer
bg-part-1-small-wedding-photographer
CROCKWELL FARM
WEDDINGS
CROCKWELL FARM WEDDINGS
bottom-zig-zags-wedding-photographer

Man, I’d love to shoot your Crockwell Farm Wedding!

When you are shooting a venue, aside from the obvious photographic potential, there are a few things that make things a little easier and a little bit more pleasant for your couple. This is where Crockwell Farm shines. Couples that I’ve shot at Crockwell Farm will already know how well run the business is, how efficient the team are and how much effort they put into your big day. As I’m raving on about Crockwell Farm I feel I should state that I’m in no way connected to the venue, I just love the damn place and would shoot there weekly if I could!

It’s set on the outskirts of the sleepy Daventry district of Eydon, Northamptonshire and for all couples looking to book with Crockwell then you may need to think about using a map as Sat-Nav has a tendency to send you down a closed road (I’ve fell for this twice now, you’d have thought I’d learn?!) They’re surrounded by stunning views of rolling country side and the interior lives up to the surroundings. The barn is gorgeous, as a photographer it can be a bit of a squeeze at the end of the Aisle but I don’t really jump around at a ceremony anyway. There’s horses in the fields, views for miles and I get told all the time how much couples love the huge tree that has all the twinkly lights! As a bonus too, they always look after me there, not that that should depict how you view a wedding venue but it does show they genuinely enjoy their jobs

Crockwell Farm – Real Weddings

Mr and Mrs Richards
Mr and Mrs Haynes
Mr and Mrs Eales

Getting Married at Crockwell Farm? Get in touch to check my availability and prices

Wedding Photography at Crockwell Farm

Your almost spoilt for choice, the bridal prep is lovely as the room/rooms were the prep takes place, spacious enough even for if you’ve been peer pressured into choosing 7 of your super closest 2nd cousins. You’re also sure to be thankful of having a mini-appartment style room over a hotel style room as you’ll need the space and use of a kitchen and (Prosecco) fridge will come in very handy.

The main ceremony room has a gorgeous colour tone to it, like most barns the colour of the brickwork and bare wood give you awesome results. There is one massive pain the bum part though, the bloody fire escape sign, obviously all venues have these but some are easier to photoshop than others, but that’s my problem not the couples! The size of the ceremony from a photographers prospective is a bit of win and lose, there’s not a vast amount of space for myself (especially if accompanied by a videographer) but the space I do have is at a really good distance, so I can get those wide shots of the best man pretending he forgot the rings but I can also get those close up shots of your face when you can’t repeat a simple sentence.

 

For the group shots the lawn does provide a lovely bit of space and the backdrop is obviously gorgeous. There’s also plenty of space to move around a touch if you have a large number of guests, mixing the backdrop up a bit. But we all know how we feel about group shots, they’re like going to the dentist, nobody actually wants to go and if not done properly it can be excruciating painful.

The couple shots are probably one the best features of Crockwell Farm, there’s dozens of ‘straight forward’ places to make you stand and look all bloody gorgeous. When I say straight forward I mean that there’s no 15 minute walk, dress in hand, heels digging in. This doesn’t mean that there’s not chances to be creative, there’s plenty of them shenanigans to be had.

Speeches are a breeze, you have a lovely white backdrop to shoot to, piece of cake…talking of cake, cutting the cake is also great for the same reason.

I’m a huge fan of the first dance at Crockwell Farm, I don’t want to spoil the surprise for what happens but it’s awesome and the photographic opportunities are by the boat load.

As the dance floor has it’s own domain it means I can really get in on the action, set my lights up and get some really fun shots!

How to find Crockwell Farm

In my experience, if you’re heading from the Daventry direction then you will be sent the wrong way by Google Maps, however Apple Maps seems to take you there. The safest option I find (as I am terrible with directions) is to navigate to Eydon then upon your arrival navigate to Crockwell Farm from there, it may add a few minutes to your arrival but the last thing you want is your guests not being able to find it!

How to find Crockwell Farm

In my experience, if you’re heading from the Daventry direction then you will be sent the wrong way by Google Maps, however Apple Maps seems to take you there. The safest option I find (as I am terrible with directions) is to navigate to Eydon then upon your arrival navigate to Crockwell Farm from there, it may add a few minutes to your arrival but the last thing you want is your guests not being able to find it!