Kim & Charles's Maltese and Irish fusion wedding.

Since the beginning of my time photographing weddings in Malta, I've known Kim. We would be continually bumping into each other as I photographed bridal preparations throughout Malta. Kim is an amazing and very popular wedding makeup artist. Kim, originally from Ireland, is one of those people that you just warm to instantly and her now Maltese husband Charles is just the same. 

Since Kim works alongside many other wedding photographers in Malta.  I was delighted that they both decided to give me the honour and huge responsibility to photograph their very important day.

Like many couples, both Kim and Charles (Charles more so) really don't like being in front of a camera and didn't want to look uncomfortable in photos, wanting to look natural and relaxed (as they are in person) on their wedding day. They booked me for an engagement session in Malta's capital city of Valletta 6 weeks before the big day. These engagement session's are a great opportunity to get to know your wedding photographer and how he/she will work with you. This gets everyone more comfortable with being in front of the lens as well as getting some beautiful images. We had a great session with everyone feeling relaxed and having fun, especially Charles, who really started to enjoying himself.

On the day of the wedding, both Kim and Charles where familiar with me and how I work which instantly melts the ice that will be there when working with someone new.

The day was a blast and Kim & Charles's infectious sense of fun and humour spread to everyone present celebrating their day with them. They are such a beautiful couple who are truly full of love for one another. Both Veronica and I are so very happy to be able call them our friends. Looking forward to our next Aperol Spritz together soon.

The marriage ceremony of Kim & Charles was held at their local Parish Church of St Catherine in Żurrieq. The wedding reception as held in the gardens of the beautiful Maltese wedding venue Villa Bologna.

The images below are some highlights from Kim and Charles's wedding.

 wedding dress and earring detail
 Bride relaxing with her wedding party
 Jo Malone London wedding candles
 Bride getting ready with her party
 brides makeup tools and brushes
 Bride applying her own makeup on her wedding day
 Bride looking into mirror while getting ready
 Bride applying makeup to her bridesmaids
 Wedding day - Groom and bestman Maltese cufflinks in Malta
 Grooms party getting ready with suits and cufflinks
 Groom getting reday on his wedding day.
 Grooms party getting ready putting ties on.
 portrait of Groom on his wedding day during the wedding day preparations
 bride putting on her wedding dress
 father of the bride look at his daughter on her wedding day
 Brides wedding dress detail
 view of the Parish Church of St Catherine in Zurrieq, Malta
 Interior of the Parish Church of St Catherine in Zurrieq, Malta.
 The interior dome of St Catherine of Zurrieq parish church, Malta
 Grooms father standing in the church doorway on the wedding day.
 Pageboy outside the church with his wedding sign
 bride arrives at Zurrieq church with her father for the wedding ceremony
 Groom waiting at the altar for his bride in Zurrieq parish church
 Bride and groom meet at the altar
 cross inside Zurrieq Parish church
 Bride and groom with priest during the wedding ceremony
 Bride and groom sitting during the wedding ceremony in Zurrieq, Malta
 Bride and groom say their vows during the church wedding ceremony in Malta 
 bride says her vows while putting on the grooms wedding ring
 priest during the church wedding ceremony in Malta
 Wedding guest in the church during the wedding ceremony
 Bride and groom exit Zurrieq church under a shower of confetti
 Bride & Groom kissing after drinking champagne
 heart shaped wedding favours
 Portrait of the bride in the Villa Bologna Gardens, Malta Photography.
 Newlywed portrait in the gardens of the Villa Bologna, Malta
 Brides wedding bouquet
 Wedding venue Villa Bologna in Attard, Malta
 Miss Ellens sweets wedding vendor
 Bride and groom make their enterance in the vIlla Bologna gardens
 General view of a garden wedding reception at the Villa Bologna, Malta.
 wedding guests enjoying the garden wedding reception at the Villa Bologna, Malta
 garden wedding reception at the Villa Bologna, Attard, Malta
 Young wedding guest at Miss Ellen's travelling treats van in the ground of Villa Bologna, Malta
 wedding guests at wedding vendor Miss Ellen's Travelling Treats in the grouds of Villa Bologna, Malta
 Young wedding guest dancing in front of a love sign
 Father of the bride preforms his wedding speech
 Father of the bride on the mic
 wedding reception photography of the speeches in the gardens of Villa Bologna, Malta.
 Candid photo of the bride during the wedding reception
 Groom reads his speech in the gardens of Villa Bologna
 Garden wedding reception ay Villa Bologna, Attard, Malta. Wedding Photographer
 Emotional first dance with the father of the bride and his daughter
 Wedding guests on the dance floor
 Villa Bologna wedding reception partying in the garden, Malta.
 Bride gets hugged on the Dance floor by her wedding guest
 Garden wedding reception at Villa Bologna, Malta. Photographer Elliot Nichol
 Wedding photography - Portrait of the bride and Groom at Villa Bologna, Malta
 Groom in a photobooth with his guests during his wedding reception 
 Bride on the dance floor with her wedding guests at Villa Bologna
 Groom gets hugged my wedding guest on the dance floor at the Villa Bologna
 Wedding with sparklers at Villa Bologna Malta.
 Bride and Groom with champagne after cake cutting 
 Sparkling wedding reception
 Bride with her father after the cake cutting
 The Maltese tradition of carrying the newlyweds ads they depart their wedding reception.

The Maltese tradition of carrying the newlyweds ads they depart their wedding reception.

 Newlyweds Kiss

Vendors

Caterers: Island Catering 

Florist: - Flowers by Villa Bologna 

Confectionery: - Miss Ellen's Travelling Treats 

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