Love in Focus: Summer Wedding Photography at Swinfen Hall

A bride and groom walking in front of the Swinfen Hall.

Timeless Moments with Effi and James and their Swinfen Hall wedding

Nestled in the Staffordshire countryside, Swinfen Hall was the perfect backdrop for Effi and Jamse’s summer wedding. I had the privilege of capturing the love and joy of their special day. With over three decades of wedding experience, Swinfen Hall exudes charm and grace. The 18th-century manor house, meticulously restored, seamlessly blends Georgian grandeur with modern sophistication. The vast parkland and award-winning gardens create a stunning backdrop for an unforgettable celebration.

The cocktail terrace offers a charming spot for drinks, overlooking ponds and a deer park. Inside, the Edwardian Ballroom is delightful, adorned with glittering chandeliers and cozy log fires, creating a luxurious atmosphere.

Starting Effi and Jamse’s wedding journey on a sunny May day, Swinfen Hall looked beautiful. The hall, with its driveway and old features, set the stage. Love and excitement filled the air, merging Swinfen Hall’s elegance with the couple’s modern love story. Stay tuned for Effi and Jamse’s Swinfen Hall wedding visuals, capturing modern love in a timeless setting.

Eva Murko Photography

Hello! My name is Eva and I am a professional wedding photographer based in Solihull, Birmingham. I specialize in capturing candid, natural moments during weddings in the West Midlands, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, and Oxfordshire. My goal is to provide you with a unique and personal wedding experience and to create timeless images that transport you back to the emotions of your special day. I believe that photography has the power to truly capture the beauty and emotion of your wedding day.

Wedding Preparations

Entering the beautifully designed cottage, Effi’s bridal haven, I stepped into a world of laughter, love, and last-minute preparations. The storybook-like setting buzzed with joy, as Effi, surrounded by her spirited bridesmaids, set the tone for a day filled with anticipation. Beyond capturing the bride’s moments, I also snapped shots of the groom gearing up with his supportive best man and groomsmen, adding style to the preparations.

Wedding Ceremony

The civil ceremony unfolded in a warm and intimate setting adorned with oak paneling and beautiful candles lining the aisle. The cozy room, with its autumnal color scheme, added an extra layer of warmth to the atmosphere. As the wedding guests gathered, emotions ran high, creating a heartfelt and emotional ambiance. Amidst it all, the bride looked absolutely stunning, radiating beauty in the charming surroundings. The summer vibes continued with confetti on the terrace staircase and a reception on the terrace, adding to the joyful atmosphere of the day.

Wedding Photography Portraits

Capturing portraits with Effi and James was a blast, especially after our fun engagement shoot in Sutton Coldfield. Taking a walk on the venue’s beautiful grounds, we even spotted a herd of deer. It was a relaxed moment for the couple to enjoy their celebration intimately, with the stunning venue providing a beautiful backdrop for the portraits. After taking the portraits, we had a great time with the bridal party. The groomsmen lifted the groom in a playful moment, bringing even more joy to the celebration.

Wedding Breakfast and Speeches

The wedding breakfast and speeches took place in a beautifully decorated autumnal ballroom, creating a cozy and beautiful atmosphere. The heartfelt speeches brought both laughter and tears, making the celebration even more special. It was a lovely moment for Effi, James, and their guests.

First Dance and Party

Effi and James cut the cake surrounded by their happy wedding crew. Everyone laughed and cheered, making it a really joyful moment. Later, during their first dance, the atmosphere became even more magical.
The band played, and everyone had a great time, creating a fun and upbeat mood. I cherished every moment of photographing this day from the start until the end.

Eva Murko Photography

Are you planning a Rowton Castle Wedding? I’d love to be your wedding photographer on your special day! See more of my wedding photos on my wedding portfolio, or learn more about me on my About page. Ready to chat? Get in touch over on my contact page.


Florals: Primrose Avenue Floral

Styling: Oak and Opal Weddings

Venue: Swinfen Hall

Makeup: Allison Tye Makeup

Dress: Lulla Ann Bridal

Band: Juke Boxers Bar