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If you are planning a wedding in the Burnham Slough and Taplow areas do take a look at the Prices, the Photo Galleries, the Videos, and the Albums. This gallery illustrates just one of many venues for you to browse.

Weddings at the Burnham Beeches Hotel Burnham Buckinghamshire
© Ashton Lamont Professional Wedding Photographers and Videographers

Bride and groom listen to registrar celebrant during their wedding ceremony at the Burnham Beeches Hotel Burnham near Slough Buckinghamshire

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The Burnham Beeches Hotel wedding venue is located on the Buckinghamshire Berkshire border very close to Slough. This makes it very easy to reach from the nearby M4, M25, M40, and M3 motorways - so your guests should have no problems reaching it from anywhere in the South of England. It has lots of free onsite car parking. The last little bit of the journey can be confusing because of the country lanes so satnav is a good idea.

The Burnham Beeches Hotel is a popular 4 star hotel which runs many weddings itself and also is often chosen by brides as a getting ready location for other local venues such as the Tudor Barn Burnham. It has spacious well-kept grounds to the exterior and inside has several nice function rooms which can be adapted to your specific needs.

Professional photography and videography during wedding ceremonies is straightforward as there are no onerous restrictions imposed by the registrars to spoil your coverage!

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The hotel itself is set along a long driveway and so the first view that will greet you on arrival is the imposing main gate as seen in the first photograph below:

Main entrance to the Burnham Beeches Hotel seen from the road

The hotel looks terrific viewed from its huge front lawns:

Burnham Beeches Hotel main building viewed from the front lawns

The Mediterranean flavour courtyard to the front is a suntrap and can be a lovely backdrop for some of the essential posed wedding photos:

Main courtyard in front of the Burnham Beeches Hotel wedding venue Burnham Buckinghamshire

Coverage usually starts with the girls getting ready and typically includes detail shots of the bouquets:

Brides bouquet awaits her before her wedding at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

And the shoes - and all those other important things!

Brides wedding shoes ready for her as she gets ready at the Burnham Beeches Hotel wedding venue

And of course the girls:

Bride adjusts her veil as she gets ready for her wedding at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

Not forgetting the mother of the bride seen here completing her finishing touches:

Mother of bride gets ready for wedding at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

Meanwhile your guests can relax in the comfortable pretty lounge at the front of the hotel:

Guests relax in lounge before wedding ceremony at the Burnham Beeches Hotel Burnham Buckinghamshire

Or indulge in a few beers in the bar before the wedding ceremony!

Guests enjoy a drink in the bar at the Burnham Beeches Hotel before wedding ceremony

The little people always seem to be ready to strike a pose for the cameras - even if Peter doesn't want them to pose!

Young guests pose for photograph in the lounge at the Burnham Beeches Hotel near Slough before wedding ceremony

Peter usually shoots a few photos of the groom and the best man moments before the start of the wedding ceremony. The courtyard at the front of the Burnham Beeches Hotel caught some lovely winter sunshine just before this wedding - and as a bonus it was not too cold on the day!

Groom and best man pose for wedding photo outside the Burnham Beeches Hotel

The next photo is not a setup shot - the groom really is checking his wristwatch moments before the start of his wedding:

Groom checks his wristwatch before his wedding ceremony at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

The front room at the Burnham Beeches Hotel is the smaller of the two room usually used for wedding ceremonies. It is more photogenic than the larger rear room as it receives better natural light. Here we see it prepared ready for the influx of the excited guests:

Front room prepared ready for wedding ceremony at the Burnham Beeches Hotel Buckinghamshire

The registrars are relaxed about professional photography and video during ceremonies so some terrific character shots are possible such as the groom beaming away in the next photo:

Groom smiles happily during his marriage ceremony at the Burnham Beeches Hotel wedding venue

And the all important exchange of rings can be recorded. Some black and white versions of your photos are always uploaded to your own online gallery:

Groom picks up wedding ring during ceremony at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

And the moment the ring goes on the finger. Wow!

Groom places wedding ring on his brides finger during their marriage ceremony in Buckinghamshire at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

Or not as the case may be! Our groom had a fight on his hands to get the ring to slide onto his brides finger:

Groom struggles to fit wedding ring on brides finger at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

They got there in the end and continued with exchanging their vows:

Bride and groom exchange vows during their wedding ceremony at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

And enjoyed encouragement and cheers from their guests:

Guests cheer during wedding ceremony at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

The larger function room at the rear of the hotel can be quite a challenge for professional photographers and videographers because all those wall lights can play havoc with the camera exposure and colour balance. They were the main light source for this winter wedding and so some heavy duty editing was required after the wedding in addition to careful shooting on the day:

Wedding ceremony in progress in the large function room at the rear of the Burnham Beeches Hotel Burnham Buckinghamshire

Its usually more straightforward in the summer when there may be plenty of natural light. Here we see a flowergirl captivated by the wedding ceremony unfolding before her:

Flowergirl watches wedding ceremony at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

There are some great character shots of the guests to be had as well:

Parent smiles during wedding ceremony at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

Key moments such as here where we see the father of the bride give away his daughter to her groom are always lovely to capture:

Father gives away his daughter to the groom during wedding ceremony at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

Then our bride smiles away at her soon to be husband:

Bride smiles towards groom during their ceremony at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

After the wedding ceremony the registrars will usually invite the guests to come forward and shoot their own photos of the couple:

Guests shoot photographs of bride and groom after their marriage ceremony at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

Whilst the bride and groom smile away for the millions of cameras!

Bride and groom smile for photos taken by guests after their wedding ceremony at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

Then the official marriage certificate is presented by the registrar:

Registrar presents bride and groom with their marriage certificate at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

And the bride and groom make their exit from the ceremony room amid lots of cheers and laughter:

Bride and groom cheered by guests as they leave their ceremony room at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

Usually a celebratory drink will be served, and if a toastmaster is on duty he will start to organise the next phase of the day:

Toastmaster congratulates bride and groom after their wedding at the Burnham Beeches Hotel Buckinghamshire

It is a good idea to start the "official" wedding photographs shortly after the finish of the wedding ceremony, before guests who may be needed to participate can get themselves lost exploring the venue or checking into rooms. If there is a posh wedding car the driver will often want to depart shortly afterwards and so photos with the car may need to be completed first. Here we have our bride and groom posing for a photograph alongside their lovely vintage car in front of the Burnham Beeches Hotel:

Bride and groom pose for photograph with their wedding car in front of the Burnham Beeches Hotel Buckinghamshire

Photos of big groups of guests can be tricky at any venue - the aim is to be able to see as many faces as possible. Sometimes a shot from a first floor window can work well such as in the next photo where all the guests for this winter wedding are gathered on the courtyard in front of the Burnham Beeches Hotel:

Group photo of bride and groom with their wedding guests shot from a bedroom window at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

Peter will often climb onto a chair or table to achieve that extra bit of height when photographing big groups:

Bride and groom pose for a group photo with all their wedding guests on the lawn in front of the Burnham Beeches Hotel Buckinghamshire

The courtyard can be drenched in very bright and direct sunlight - which is not good for the best quality portraiture as it becomes too contrasty. We just about got away with it for the next photo:

Bride and bridesmaids pose for group photo in the courtyard at the front of the Burnham Beeches Hotel

There is a more shaded area to the right of the hotel's main entrance which can be a good choice of location for the posed photos if other areas are too bright. Peter shoots some photos in a formal style and others in a more "fun" style. Here we have our groom with his groomsmen:

Groom poses with groomsmen for photo in the gardens at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

Sometimes it is just not possible to shoot outside due to the weather conditions or lack of daylight, in which case Peter can rig up extra lighting for some posed photos inside the hotel. Here we have our bride with her mum and dad:

Bride poses with her parents for wedding photo inside the Burnham Beeches Hotel

Confetti makes for some great photos!

Guests throw confetti over bride and groom on the lawn at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

The flowergirls always look great in the photos!

Bride poses with flowergirl for picture on the lawns at the Burnham Beeches Hotel wedding venue

But you won't want to spend all your time posing for photos and most clients do select a style of coverage which is mainly a candid documentary approach:

Bride relaxes with her guests after her wedding ceremony at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

Chatting with the guests:

Bride chats with guest outside the Burnham Beeches Hotel after her wedding there

The function room at the rear of the Burnham Beeches Hotel can have its room dividers pulled across to make it more intimate. Here we see it prepared ready for the wedding breakfast:

Room prepared for wedding breakfast at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

If you have lots of guests you'll need the whole room:

Large function room ready for wedding breakfast at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

Peter always shoots the room and some detail photos before the guests flood in for the wedding breakfast. Table decorations and favours look great in your wedding album:

Favour helps decorate table in wedding breakfast at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

The menu can be a great reminder:

Menu displayed for guests for wedding breakfast at the Burnham Beeches Hotel

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Then you sweep in to the wedding breakfast amid the rapturous applause of your guests!

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The wedding speeches can be quite a worry for the groom!

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And here a proud father of the bride does his speech. The speeches in the wedding breakfast are a terrific thing to have on video - they are a part of the day where video trumps photos every time!

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The groom usually makes his speech after the father of the bride and before the best man - enabling him to get his retaliation in first!

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