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Vana & Damien – The Love Story

Good morning guys. I am very excited today to share the love story of Vana & Damien, our fabulous competition winners.  I can’t wait to go to their wedding in November…they are just such an awesome couple.

Come on then guys…tell me all about yourselves!

When I first met Damien I was 12 and hanging around outside my music class. 

I spotted this cute boy with that odd 90’s curtain haircut that was all the rage (why?!) But obviously being 15 (so much older and  more sophisticated) he had no idea I was even alive.

 

At 15 I’d acquired a couple of things that made me noticeable *ahem* – and we started dating. It was a brief summer thing which ended when Damien moved to Bristol. I cried in my bedroom listening to Slayers – Undisputed Attitude for about a week, before vowing to chop my hair off, move to London and become a punk. Which I subsequently did a year later – oh the folly of youth!

 

Almost a decade later Damien got my e-mail address from a random mutual friend, and got back in touch with me. We e-mailed back and forth, and chatted on instant messenger for what seemed like ages.

Then one day he called me and said he was playing a gig in Camden and did I fancy meeting up.

 

I was so nervous I nearly didn’t go and as my friends and I were mooching around outside deciding which bar to blow the gig off for, he came out of the venue with his guitarist!

Damien tells me he knew in that instance that he’d fallen in love.

After the gig his band made their way back to Bristol minus a drummer!

We stayed up and drank ourselves sober with vodka, and talked on my sofa till 6am. Somehow he never made the train back home that day, nor the next day, or the one after that.We’ve been totally inseparable ever since.

 

Damien proposed to me on our two year anniversary, it was a rainy day and we were at Pendennis Castle.All of a sudden he starts saying “No way, that’s so beautiful – look babe”, I couldn’t look as he was peering out of a tiny teeny window and was blocking the view.

Then he turned around and all I saw was a sparkly ring.

I just started grinning like a village idiot, jumping up and down and all manner of strange sounds exited my for once speechless mouth!

 

So that’s our little love story, we’re totally blown away that Kat and David have chosen us as the winners for the competition.

It’s the best wedding present ever!

 

Are you as in love with them as I am?

Here they are the day they met up after all those years and feel in lurrrve!

 

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Drum Roll Please!

I am so excited to announce the winners for our amazing free wedding photography contest.  We had so many amazing entries that it was actually nearly impossible to choose just one winner but we finally came to a decision and chose Vana & Damien!  They have won an engagement shoot and all their wedding photography on the day!  We loved this couple’s enthusiasm and over-excitement about all things wedding and had some amazing and totally unique ideas about what they want their wedding to be…and isn’t that what a Rock n Roll Wedding is all about?!

Vana & Damien are a amazingly cool couple from Newquay.  They are having a “tattoos, gingham and rock n roll” affair right by the beach in November.  They are also getting matching tattoos the very next day in their get up and we can’t wait to photograph that as well..it sounds amazing right?!  Vana’s dress also sounds fan-bloody-tastic but I don’t want to reveal anything in case Damien is being kept in the dark!

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Woooohoooo well done guys!

On another note – I had a few entries from couples in America, and I was so sorry that we couldn’t fly out to do your weddings too!  However, good news for you all…Edyta Szyszlo emailed me this morning to tell me she is launching a free wedding photography contest for US couples…so get on over there and enter!

And The Winner Is………

How very exciting..it’s 7am and I’m so excited in fact I could squeal.
The reader’s survey is now closed, and using the very hi-tech method of a random number generator, the winner of the fabulous personalised Shoe Missy shoes is…..dum dum duuuuuuuuum…………….

Entry Number 90 – Shaughnessy Keely

Congratulations!

(and just because I don’t like to post without photographs, here’s a gorgeous image from a new engagement session by the very fabulous Victor Sizemore  – omg that dress!)

Clicky here for more

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The Final Countdown

Just to remind you, today is the final day you can complete the reader survey for your chance to win some fabulous personalised shoes by Shoe Missy.  I will pick the winner tomorrow morning and post the winner right here.  I will also be posting the results of the survey sharpish and hopefully implementing some of what you guys want asap!
Thanks again for the huge and enthusiastic response I’ve had from every single one of you…you really do rock my world!

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Who The Devil Are You?

Yes that’s right I want to know about you..your goals, you aspirations, the way you see the world…

Sorry got a little carried away there, I am in a silly billy mood today, quite possibly because in return for filling out this 5 minute survey you will automatically be entered into Rock n Roll Bride’s newest and sparkliest competition to win some personalised shoes by Shoe Missy!  Oh YES.  Did you ogle over my beyond fabulous ‘Rock n Roll Bride’ shoes in my Bognor photo shoot?  Well here is your chance to win your very own pair, and of course you can customise them with anything your heart desires!  Want something even better?  Well this competition is open to every single one of you, all my amazing and loyal readers are eligible to enter.  Clicky here for the all the details and how to enter.   So again, what a you waiting for?  Did you need hear me? FREE SHOES!

This contest is now closed

Photo Credit: David M McNeil

What!? Free Wedding Photography?!

Oh Yes!

I’d like to take this opportunity to say how bloomin’ chuffed I am with all my regular readers for coming back time and time again to read my random ramblings, but also to welcome a brand spanking new spate of British Brides to be!  I am off to the National Wedding Show at Olympia in London-town tomorrow and Sunday to spread the Rock n Roll Bride word so I’m hoping there will be some new names cropping up in the comments soon, please don’t be shy, I’m not scary…honest.

Anyway in order to share the love (by the way I have been dying to tell you all about this for ages!) I am running very very exciting competition in conjunction with David M McNeil, photographer extraordinaire to offer one lucky couple free, yes FREE wedding photography (including a pre-wedding engagement shoot, oh yes!) 

I’m really sorry but the competition is only open to UK based weddings (unless your willing to fly myself and David to you..we wouldn’t mind..honest – we like holidays!)  Clicky HERE for all the exciting details and info on how to enter.  I’m very much looking forward to reading all your entries and hopefully getting to know some of you better.  So what are you waiting for?  Did you not hear me? FREE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY!

This contest is now closed

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