Being part of any wedding is an honour, but I’m always that extra bit excited about a multicultural wedding day. I love to experience the traditions from cultures and countries around the world that my couples choose to pay homage to on their wedding day. Stella and Marc included a traditional Chinese tea ceremony as part of their Sunny Fusion Morden Hall Wedding and it was clearly an emotional and meaningful part of the celebration for both of them.

Stella looked in-CRE-dible in not one but three gowns during the day. She totally rocked her white halterneck dress for the traditional white English marriage ceremony. However, I think my favourite of her outfits was the scarlet Chinese silk number for the tea ceremony and speeches. In the first image below the sunlight floods in and lights her up as she fastens her shoe. The golden light hits the red silk just so and the way she’s smiling, it’s just exquisite. It was an immediate favourite image for me from this Sunny Fusion Morden Hall Wedding.

We went for a walk and for a few portraits in the gorgeous early spring grounds of Morden Hall. The bright sunshine lit up the first daffodils and there were ducks swimming on the river running through the property. Lovely.

Traditions and Tea

A quick outfit change later and it was time for tea in the most traditional and beautiful sense. Stella and Marc knelt to serve fragrant tea to their parents, family and friends. The Chinese Tea Ceremony is a sign of great respect and gratitude. at this Sunny Fusion Morden Hall Wedding this beautiful tradition brought a lovely sense of calm to the proceedings. It was the perfect way to lead into dinner, speeches and a fabulous party.

Bride serves tea at traditional tea ceremony during a Sunny Fusion Morden Hall wedding

I try and keep it together during weddings – no-one wants a sniffling photographer at the back of the room after all! However, if there’s one thing that’s likely to get me going, it’s seeing parents getting emotional. Stella’s dad shared some beautiful moments with his daughter during the day, and there were happy tears all over the place.

As London Wedding venues go, Morden Hall is really fab and I can’t wait to photograph a wedding here again. From the beautiful ceremony room, to the spacious and bright reception hall, to the gorgeous grounds and stream, it’s a London wedding venue that offers couples so much versatility. I really enjoyed capturing this gorgeous Sunny Fusion Morden Hall Wedding and I can’t wait to photograph a wedding here again soon. If you’re planning your wedding and looking for a photographer that’ll showcase your love story in all its fabulous, colourful glory, then we need to have a chat! Get in touch and talk to me about your plans – I can’t wait to hear from you soon.

Fusion Morden Hall Wedding Favourites

If you only have a few minutes, take a look at Stella and Marc’s favourites from their Sunny Fusion Morden Hall Wedding or scroll on to see more of the running of their day.

 

A Sunny Fusion Morden Hall Wedding

Bride fastens shoe, wearing scarlet silk dress flooded with lightBridesmaid wipes tear from bride's eye before her wedding ceremonyMorden Hall wedding venue in the sunshineWedding dress hanging in the window with sun streaming in at Morden HallGroom ties paisley patterned tieBridesmaid putting in the bride's veil at her Fusion Morden Hall WeddingBride shown flower girl the rose petal confettiFlower girl walking down the main staircase at Morden Hall towards the wedding ceremonyBride walks down the aisle at Morden HallGuests get emotional during wedding ceremony at Morden HallBride and Groom exchange rings during their Fusion Morden Hall WeddingWedding guests taking photos of the bride and groom signing the register at Morden HallNewlywed bride and groom grin widely and show off their wedding ringsBride hugs a wedding guest at Morden HallChinese bride shares tender moment with her mumBride shares a laugh with an her groom's grandadBride gets emotional while holding red rose bouquet at her Fusion Morden Hall WeddingBride and groom are showered in white confetti at Morden HallBride and groom kiss among daffodils at Morden HallBride and Groom cuddling in the Morden Hall groundsA Sunny Fusion Morden Hall Wedding | Maria Assia PhotographyBride and Groom cuddle in the Grounds of Morden HallGroom gets ready for Chinese tea ceremonyFloral tea in paper cups ready to be served to wedding guests at a Chinese Tea CeremonyBride and groom hold hands and laugh, wearing traditional Chinese silk dress and tunicGroom looks at bride during Chinese wedding tea ceremony at Morden HallEmotional Bride crying as gifts are exchanged at a Chinese wedding Tea ceremony at Morden HallTraditional Chinese Tea Ceremony at a Sunny Fusion Morden Hall Wedding | Maria Assia PhotographyBlack and white image of bride's father cuddling with flower girl on sofaBride and Groom and their family laugh at the speeches in the Morden Hall Great HallFather of the bride gives speech at Morden HallGroom hugs his best man during speechesGuests at a Morden Hall wedding toast bride and groom with champagne Wedding guests chatting and laughing at Morden HallWedding guests chatting at Morden HallWedding guests chatting at Morden HallBride and groom first dance at Morden Hall. Bride wears silver beaded dressBride dancing with her wedding guests at Morden HallWedding guests dancing at Morden Hall Bride hugging a wedding guest at Morden Hall Bride and groom at twilight at their Sunny Fusion Morden Hall Wedding | Maria Assia Photography

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Great work Maria. Looked like a fun day.

What a lovely set Maria! Looks like a fab wedding.

These are beautiful Maria! I really love the couple shots outside, that light!

Super nice photography and so many smiles.

Plenty of smiley happy people and great moments. Very nice!

Such great photography. Love the way you shoot.

Ahh, thanks so much Luke. Can only return the compliment.

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