Recently, I had the pleasure of photographing Louise and Johnny’s pre-wedding shoot amidst the breathtaking hills of Keswick and shoreline of Derwentwater in the Lake District. The natural beauty of the surroundings added a touch of romance and adventure to their love story, which is set to continue with their upcoming big day at the enchanting Woolas Barn in York.

The hills towering over Derwentwater provided a stunning backdrop for their photos with each click of the camera revealing their love for one another.

Louise and Johnny were not afraid to explore and embrace their surroundings (including the thousands of ants). Their pre-wedding shoot became an intimate adventure, as they made their way through the beautiful landscape hand in hand, ready to embark on the begining of their journey as a married couple.

I’m so excited to continue documenting their journey as they say “I do” at the enchanting Woolas Barn in York later this year. Here are a few photos from their gorgeous engagement shoot.

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Jono Symonds is a Lake District Wedding Photographer & Videographer who describes himself as a visual storyteller. His goal is to create wedding imagery and film that stands the test of time and that is full of raw emotion and intimacy. He documents engagements, weddings and elopements, within The Lake District, Cumbria, while also journeying across the UK and the globe for destination weddings.

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Last Updated on 13 July 2023