On a cold November day last year I found myself walking through Wimbledon village towards the impressive Sacred Heart Church. At the adjacent lounge, so beautifully decorated for the occasion, Nicole's 40th birthday lunch and party was being held.
Nicole had requested a relaxed documentary feel to her birthday photographs after looking through some of my wedding photography galleries. The guests were all family or friends and the intimacy that comes from such close-knit gatherings was palpable whichever directed I turned my camera to. Deliciously decorated cakes, a steel drum player creating magic in one corner and the cacophony of laughter, yes, whichever direction I looked there was laughter! Wonderful food, loving family and smiles all through the afternoon were the highlights of the event for me. Since life begins at 40, happy birthday once again to Nicole and here is a look at the happy start to the rest of your life!
~ X ~