Mark & Sarah’s Wedding Day

Mark & Sarah’s wedding took place at The Plough Inn, Eaton just outside of Congleton back in January. We had great weather on the day and the guests were brilliant.

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The wedding service took place in the historic Barn at The Plough as the Inn is licensed to hold Civil Ceremony’s and offered the perfect setting for the big day.

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This superb comment from Mark & Sarah was posted on my facebook page: If there’s one thing you need to have at your wedding, it has to be Mark of Marlyn Pictures. My wife and I have just watched our wedding video and cannot stop watching it. I would have no hesitation recommending Mark to capture one of the most important days of your life!! Thank you Mark!

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The stills are taken from the actual dvd footage

Peter & Rachel’s Wedding Day

Thank you Mark for a fantastic job, it is clear when speaking with you that you have so much passion with what you do. You and your team are so accommodating and willing to go the extra mile. You have a very professional attitude with everything you do and will not settle for second best. Thank you for providing us with memories that will last forever. Peter & Rachel

Peter & Rachel’s big day started with hair and makeup shots at the Last Drop Village on the outskirts of Bolton along with a Chinese Tea Ceremony with Rachel’s Parents.
5Peter arrived with the lads to collect Rachel and have some games prior to photographs and (as with most chinese weddings) then escorted her to Bolton Parish Church for their wedding ceremony.

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Bolton Parish Church
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After the service it was onto Peter’s Parents for the Chinese Tea Ceremony and exchange of gifts.

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All images are taken from the Wedding Film

Pick Up Dance’s TOP 10

Pick Up Dance is based in Bredbury behind George Lane URC in the school rooms and offer classes from 2.5years to adult in Ballet, Tap and Freestyle-Pop.
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Ive filmed PIck Up Dances shows which are created every 2 years for the past 10 years.

Day By Day
A Time to Dance
A Night at the Movies
An
A to Z of Music Styles
TOP 10

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Each show is superbly choregraphed and well presented. Over the years i have filmed on anything from a single camera, up to 6 cameras on A Night at the Movies and An A to Z of Music Styles. This years show (2014) was called “TOP 10” and featured dances from the
Nutcracker, Chicago, Swan Lake, Thriller, Coppelia, Wizard of OZ, Hairspray, Mamma Mia, Beauty and the Beast and Romeo & Juliet.

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All images copyright © Marlyn Pictures and Pick Up Dance 2014 are taken from the DVD Pick UP Dance Top 10

Leon & Lindsay’s Wedding Day

We have just finished watching the DVD and it was absolutely fantastic.  
Thanks for everything, you can count on our recommendation.

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The day started overcast with a bit of rain in the air. The wedding all took place
at Shrigley Hall with a civil service.

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Lindsay arrived with the bridesmaids from the hairdressers but no makeup shots were filmed as requested. Leon and the guys turned up with Leon’s Mum and Dad for a quick photo shoot. The quartet could be heard playing in the background.

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The Bridemaids and Mum had their photos taken at the top of the stairs before Lindsay and her dad arrived to have a quick chat with the registrars and a couple of photosprior to walking down the Aisle.

The service was filmed on two cameras from the front, one wide and one close to allow various angles. Additional radio mics and a recording device were used to capture both the service dialogue and the quartet sound.

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Mike Allen did the photography www.mikeallenphotography.co.uk and Horgans cars provided the transport. After the service came the confetti shot and then Leon & Lindsay had a run in the wedding car with champagne. The British weather kept on being its usual self with a light drizzle bit it didnt stop me and mike getting some great shots.

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After dinner and speeches it was time for the official cake cutting followed by the first dance.

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All images in the blog are taken from the actual video footage – copyright Mark Eckersley

Michael & Victoria’s Wedding Day

Thank you for the DVD’s they were a lovely suprise for when we came back from holiday today. Love it!. I really like the images that you have included on the actual DVD’s  themselves. We are both really pleased. Especially like the black and white closing/recap piece at the end.

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The service took place at Smallwood Church in Cheshire, followed by the reception at a Marquee in the field opposite Michael & Victoria’s house.

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The day started with the hair and makeup shots at Victoria’s (Tori) parents and then onto the church awaiting Michael and the guests arriving. The vicar at the Church was great, really accomodating and he also runs Astley church. The service was filmed from the rear of the church on two cameras, one wide and one close with radio mics in place to capture a good quality soundtrack. Filming at the back of the church is really unobtrusive as the couple and guests hardly notice your there.

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Once the service was over and the confetti thrown it was then onto the reception for the drinks reception. There was also an ice cream cart and canopies providing guests with light refreshments as the sun shined.
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As the photographs were taken, a quartet played classical and modern tracks.
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After dinner there were singing waiters, a few more photographs and the first dance.
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All images are taken from the actual video footage.

Craig & Natalie’s Wedding Day

Thank you for the dvd of Natalie and Craigs wedding, it was absolutely fantastic we all loved it.
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My favourite is the end when its in black and white and seeing my grandson Jake run to Natalie brought tears to my eyes, Thanks for a beautiful fantastic wedding film.
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The wedding service took place at St Johns Church in Ashton Under Lyne and the reception was held at Ashton Curzon football club. Hair and make up shots with Natalie & the Girls were taken at the Village Hotel, Ashton Moss.3
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Thank you for such professional service.
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Horgans Cars provided the wedding transport on the day.

Sergio & Rosie’s Wedding Day – St Johns Chorlton and Lymm Hotel

We have received and watched the wedidng dvd – it’s fantastic! thank you so much!
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The Service took place at St Johns Catholic Church in Chorlton. It was a nice day, bright  to begin with,going slightly overcast later. The wedding reception was held at the Lymm Hotel just outside of Lymm.

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The photographer on the day was Keith Goodwin with Horgans Cars providing transport.

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Rob & Michelle – Our Wedding Day

Thank you so much for the DVD you sent. We watched it last night and loved it! Rob was soooo impressed and really glad we had this made (considering how much he really didn’t want it done)!
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got married in August at Styal Lodge in Styal. Situated right next door to the Golf Club. The building has recently been renovated to a very high standard and carries a civil wedding licence to allow marriages on the premises.2

The weather was warm which made the fresh ice cream, cold beers and chilled wine the perfect indulgence.
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No wedding car was required as Michelle and her bridesmaids were able to get ready the the Lodge itself – the onsite catering is superb.13

Thank you very much for our wedding DVDs.

Thank you also for producing such a great film. It seems like such a long time ago now so it’s nice to have something to watch. Rob was very reluctant to have it done but he’s so pleased with it now and so glad that I persuaded him to go for it. We would highly recommend you.

Thanks again
Michelle & Rob