A 3ft 7ins groom took his own specially-made stepladder to church so he could stand next to his bride on his wedding day.
James Lusted, 28, who has a rare genetic dwarfism condition, used a four-step wooden ladder to climb up next to his 5ft 7in bride Chloe.
The pair then stood eye-to-eye as they exchanged marriage vows in front of family and friends.
The newlyweds then shared a kiss, as Mr Lusted stood on the step.
The groom – who is known to his bride as Jay – said: ‘I had the steps especially made. They actually made me a couple of inches taller than her.
‘It meant we could have a proper kiss just like any other couple on their wedding day.’
Mrs Lusted added: ‘There may be a 2ft height difference but when you are in love little things like that don’t matter.’
Mr Lusted and trainee teacher Mrs Lusted, 22, who are both devout Christians, tied the knot in the traditional ceremony at St Margaret’s Church in Bodelwyddan, North Wales.
The groom – an actor who performs in Christmas pantomimes – said it was the ‘perfect day’.
‘It really couldn’t have been any better,’ he said. ‘We had 80 people there for the day and then 150 more in the evening. It was amazing.’
Mr Lusted was born with a rare genetic condition called Diastrophic Dysplasia. Both his parents are of average height but carried a rare gene.
His older brother Phil – who was best man at his wedding – also has the same condition.
The couple, who have been together for three years, got engaged in 2014 at a lakeside jetty in a country park.
Mrs Lusted sat on a jetty while Mr Lusted got down on one knee behind her to propose in the traditional style.
He said: ‘I always knew I wanted to get down on one knee. She put the ring on and it was an incredible feeling.’