And the winner of The Wedding Community’s Picture of the Year 2015 is… Katherine Ashdown Photography!

Bride and groom standing in front of large LOVE letters in field - Picture by Katherine Ashdown Photography

Huge congratulations to Katherine Ashdown Photography, winner of our Picture of the Year 2015 competition. Taken at Milly and Rob’s handmade, marquee wedding, the couple’s laid back approach and the fact the letters were “surprising light” made this shot possible. After 10 minutes of moving and setting up the letters in front of the beautiful sunset, Katherine captured this gorgeous image, the final shot of the night.

A runner-up in 2013, Katherine was delighted to hear she’d won…

“Wow I am over the moon to have won ‘Picture of the Year!’ It was amazing to win Picture of the Month, but to win for the whole year is just fantastic, thank you!

“This image was so much fun to shoot, and the lovely Milly and Rob were a real joy to shoot on their wedding day. This was pretty much the last shot of the night. My assistant Heather and I had packed up and were just heading to the car as the sky turned pink. These letters were standing by the marquee so as we passed I tried to pick one up thinking they would be too heavy to move, they were actually really light! So Heather and I grabbed them and moved them across the field to the setting sun, propping them up with croquet hooks! A quick test with lighting and I grabbed Milly and Rob who were all to happy to have one last photo, and we captured this. I was thrilled with it as soon as I shot it!

“A huge thank you to everyone who voted including my friends, family and couples, and for Milly and Rob for following my crazy idea — it was so worth it! Also, well done to all the other finalists, there was some incredible competition. Thank you to the Wedding Community — this photo has had rather a lot of attention and it is wonderful for new brides to see, and generate enquiries!”

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