Category archives: Weddings

Traditional Chinese tea ceremony in the New Forest ~ Helen and Alex

Traditional Chinese tea ceremony in the New Forest ~ Helen and Alex
Both Helen and Alex had there wedding ceremony in the gorgeous Grand Hall at Rhinefield House. A quite exquisite room with gorgeous wood panelling and a very grand fireplace. Due to the Traditional Chinese tea ceremony taking place during their drinks reception the format of the day was a little different than normal with more allowance for dress changes and also a 4 [...]

Townhill Park House wedding photography ~ The McHarris wedding

Townhill Park House wedding photography ~ The McHarris wedding
This blog post has been a long time in the making as every time I have sat down to do it something else has cropped up within the business - the reality of being a professional photographer - but I now want it to take president and so emails and phones switched off, here we go. I feel very blessed to have photographed this Townhill Park House and Gardens wedding. F[...]

Beaulieu Domus wedding ~ Lizzy and Andy

Beaulieu Domus wedding ~ Lizzy and Andy
This was my first time photographing a Beaulieu Domus wedding and I had an absolute blast. The grounds are stunning for photography and with the light we had on the day it made for the perfect setting for this couples wedding. Enter Lizzy and Andy, two thoroughly wonderful people who are just meant to be together. Their easy going personalities just bounce off one ano[...]

New Forest wedding photography ~ Carly & JohnRhinefield House Hotel

New Forest wedding photography ~ Carly & John
A little catching up to do on the blog over the next couple of weeks as my full wedding season starts back up again tomorrow. I have so much gorgeous New Forest wedding photography hidden away on the hard drive that I thought it was about time to get it out online for all to see. First up is the epic, amazing, and down right stunning wedding of Carly and John Holman a[...]

2016 ~ A year to remember…

2016 ~ A year to remember...
Best wedding photography of 2016 by Martin Bell Photography 2016. 366 days. 8784 hours. 52,7050 minutes. 37 weddings. 14,458 images produced. 1 new and beautiful addition to my ever growing family. Wow, where to begin with this year?! It has been full of wonderful moments both professionally and personally but I think the highlight (and a tad selfish here) has[...]

A wedding at Rhinefield House – Amelia and Lee’s photofilm

A wedding at Rhinefield House - Amelia and Lee's photofilm
If the last post of Gemma and Jamie's wedding at Rhinefield House was emotional then this is an absolute tear jerker. Enter Amelia and Lee, the most wonderful and inspiring couple you will ever meet. Amelia is an absolutely incredible woman who simply oozes fun and has the most wonderful demeanour. Lee, well Lee is an inspiration to us all. A little over a year ago[...]

Hampshire wedding photography – Gemma & Jamie

Hampshire wedding photography - Gemma & Jamie
An overcast day in June was the setting for Gemma and Jamie's Rhinefield House wedding and a chance to get some stunning Hampshire wedding photography for the new Mr and Mrs Jones. A day full of laughter and happiness with the couples two little girls taking a staring role as flower girls for the day - too cute!! My day started at Gemma's parents home in Fawley to [...]

The Wedding Industry awards regional finalist 2017

The Wedding Industry awards regional finalist 2017
Wow, opening my emails on Tuesday morning I did not expect to see this - 'Congratulations you are a Wedding Industry Awards regional finalist for London and the South East'. Overwhelmed to say the least. Becoming a regional finalist for The Wedding Industry Awards for the third year in a row is an incredible feat. Not only do you get this cool badge - but it[...]

Rhinefield House outdoor ceremony – Sami & James

Rhinefield House outdoor ceremony - Sami & James
Sami and James - what can I say?? Two of the most wonderful people you will ever meet and their wedding has to be up there as one of the most fun, lively and entertaining weddings that I have ever photographed. Their Rhinefield House outdoor ceremony was full of amazing moments that created a collection I am extremely proud of and I know the couple love. The wedding w[...]

Rhinefield House wedding photography – Lydia & Pete

Rhinefield House wedding photography - Lydia & Pete
It is not very often that during May we have torrential rain all day however the heaven's opened for Lydia and Pete's wedding day but that did not effect their spirits or the gorgeous Rhinefield House wedding photography that we achieved. As a Hampshire wedding photographer you have to be prepared for every eventuality. Come rain or shine you have to produce imagery t[...]

A Rhinefield House wedding with a royal blue colour scheme

A Rhinefield House wedding with a royal blue colour scheme
This Rhinefield House wedding was stunning to the very core. Jenny, the Bride, looked serenely beautiful all day and simply radiated throughout. Matt, her dashing Groom, I had not met until the morning of the wedding which is extremely rare but he was one of the nicest men you will ever meet and a pleasure to work with. The colour scheme for the wedding was a gorge[...]

Coombe Lodge wedding photography – Emily and Simon

Coombe Lodge wedding photography - Emily and Simon
Emily and Simon's Coombe Lodge wedding photography was jam-packed with emotion from the first picture to the last. It was also an occasion very special to me as it was the first wedding after the birth of my youngest little girl - Connie - that I had photographed. Only two days afterwards to be precise, so I was on cloud nine as I travelled up from my local Hampshire [...]