Sunshine-Filled Festivities at London’s Asylum Wedding Venue, Captured by Emilie White [RF Wedding of the Week]

By // June 2, 2016 // Posted in Photography, Wedding, Wedding of the Week

Nothing beats an inspiring venue when it comes to shooting weddings. London-based photographer Emilie White jumped at the chance to shoot couple Georgina and Mark’s wedding, especially when she found out they were to exchange vows at the Caroline Gardens Chapel at Asylum, a venue dating back to the early 19th century (and contrary to what the name implies, it wasn’t an psychiatric asylum but rather a sanctuary for retired pub landlords!), and who could blame her.

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All photos © Emilie White

“I absolutely love the colors, textures and the light that shines through the old chapel,” White says. “I was thrilled to get the chance to capture a wedding there. I like moody environments, playing with light and shadows, and this venue is ideal for that. The sun shining through the windows of the Asylum is just something else and definitely brings a touch of magic to it all.”

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IN THE GEAR BAG
Cameras:
Canon 5D Mark III (x2)
Lenses: 35mm, 50mm (Sigma Art), 85mm and 135mm (“I mainly used the 35mm and 85mm for this wedding,” White says, “as I love to create a cinematic and atmospheric feel in my images, and the 35mm definitely helps me do this.”)

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Libby Peterson is the Features Editor of Rangefinder. A Minneapolis native, she moved to New York after graduating from Indiana University’s School of Journalism in 2013, starting off as the magazine's editorial intern.

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