Emma & Stephen // Queenstown, New Zealand

While I was over in Queenstown capturing a gorgeous wedding, I was also able to meet up with these two legends on one of my spare days!
I’ve known Emma and Stephen for a few years now. Having the privilege of capturing their engagement party in Wollongong, stunning wedding in the Hunter Valley and now being able to capture their love in this heart throb of a town, Queenstown, New Zealand.
These two moved over here as Emma got offered a killer job with Go Orange, you should definitely check them out if you’re a first timer to the South Island and want some amazing adventures.
We truly had the best time with Em & Step showing us around their new hometown. Thanks for having me and the hubs and showing us how the locals do it. We will definitely be back again soon!

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Mel & Ben // Novotel, Wollongong

Mel & Ben had family at the forefront when they planned their wedding. Their family and friends were the focus and you can really see how much they love them. It’s was such a beautiful wedding to be able to capture. There were so many meaningful moments I was lucky enough to be able to document. Have a scroll through and I bet you wont be able to wipe the smile off your face, especially when you see Mel’s Dad react to her being all dressed and ready to Marry her man.

Dress: Mira Mandic
Bridesmaids Dress: Shona Joy
Celebrant: Nicole Smith
Flowers/Stylist & Furniture Hire: Grace & Stone Collections
Venue: Novotel Wollongong
Hair & Make Up: Tomica Cameron
Cake: Delaneys
Photobooth: SnapQube

Naomi & Daniel // Backyard Wedding, Wollongong

Who says you need a big venue or pretty park to get married in. Why not your own backyard? That’s exactly what Naomi & Dan did and they totally killed it! They had the biggest and best bridal party with their closest family and friends. It was miss-matched and completely amazing! Wait till you check out this stunning wedding.

Dress: Grace Loves Lace
Suit: H&M + ASOS
Bridesmaids Dress: Boohoo
Celebrant: Leonie Sharp
Flowers/Stylist: Pepe’s Garden
Furniture Hire: Grace & Stone Collections
Venue: Brides beautiful Mothers backyard
Hair & Make Up: Aria Hair & Beauty
Catering/Cake: Reay’s Place

Emma & Pauly // Mt Keira Scout Camp, Bush Chapel

This wedding was one of the sweetest weddings I’ve had the privilege of capturing. Emma & Pauly are two of the kindest souls you will ever meet and they’re totally smitten with each other. I’m sure you can tell by the photos below. Emma found her gorgeous dress in a vintage store. It’s by Laura Dols- Amsterdam and Emma added the embellishments herself, so cool! They also had Balinese Spice Magic cater for them and I wish everyone did haha! They’re amazing! Have a look at how they styled their cute intimate wedding.

Dress: Laura Dols, Amsterdam
Suit: MJ Bale
Celebrant: Joanna Fabro
Venue: Mt Keira Scout Camp
Catering/Cake: Balinese Spice Magic - Jules

Mhari & Cameron // Bendooley Estate, Bowral

Mhari & Cam were married at the stunning Bendooley Estate. Safe to say this is definitely a favourite venue of mine. The grounds are beautiful and the staff are amazing. This wedding is one you definitely want to check out. From Mhari’s amazing dress to the kickass cheese-wheel-cake that Cam (the groom) himself put together. Yea, it was an awesome day and you can see it all below in this blog post.

Dress: Allure Bridals
Suit: Connor Menswear
Celebrant: Alexandra Lollback
Flowers/Stylist: Noli Designs
Venue: Bendooley Estate, Bowral
Hair: Whooska Hair Design
Make Up: Stacy Lea - Make Up Artistry
Cake: Cameron - The Groom

Taryn & Jayden // Milton Park Country House, Bowral

Taryn & Jayden were married at the beautiful Milton Park in Bowral. This wedding was so beautiful. Their families were gorgeous, this day was completely full of happy emotion. Take a look below and see for yourself!

Dress: Made With Love Bridal (Willow)
Suit: Oxford
Celebrant: Merinda Richardson
Flowers/Stylist: Piccolo & Poppi
Venue: Milton Park Country House, Bowral
Music: Liam Cooper
Cake: Gumnut Patisserie

Jess & Michael // Montrose Berry Farm

Ummm wow! What a way to kick off the new wedding season. This wedding had it all. It was so beautiful and emotional as well as so many laughs along the way. The wedding took place at the beautiful Montrose Berry Farm - Fiona & Bruce the owners were so lovely and helpful. The Olive Branch Stylists did a killer job on the florals and oh, the cake! The groom himself made this amazing cake.  Jess looked stunning in her KWH Dress. It was the perfect winter wedding dress. Check it all out below!

Dress: Karen Willis Holmes
Flowers/Stylist: The Olive Branch Stylists
Venue: Montrose Berry Farm
Catering: Duck Duck Goose
Cake: Michael - The Groom!

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Aimee & Corey // Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat

It was just by chance that I was ale to capture this beautiful wedding. My husbands best friend was the Grooms brother (did you follow that ok?) and he mentioned to us that they didn't have a photographer to capture his brothers wedding yet. Well it just so happened that it was my last weekend free in June and how could I say no to a weekend spent in Kangaroo Valley with some great friends. I was more than happy to document their killer wedding!

Venue: Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat
Make Up: Nichole Lee
Hair: Hair By Missy
Invites & Place Cards: Impeccabelle Creative Studio

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Jamie & Kane - Surprise Wedding // Sandon Point

Jamie & Kane decided to surprise all their guests with getting married at their engagement party.
They threw shakkas after the said I-Do, spoke beautiful and emotional words about each other during their vows and also I learnt that they were pretty fun and adventurous people. Taking their Land Cruiser away most weekends to find a experience a new adventure together. Their family and friends laughed and cried and they embraced them with the most meaningful hugs after the ceremony. You could really feel the love that their family and friends had for these two awesome people. 

Ceremony: Sandon Point Surf Life Saving Club
Photo Session: Wollongong Botanic Gardens
Dress: Jamie's killer find online for $80!
Styling: Jamie & her legend helpers

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Joyce & Clifton // Blue Mountains

Wow, this location was just so beautiful! The Blue Mountains took my breath away while we were shooting Joyce & Cliffs photos. I've been to the Blue Mountains so many times before but to see it through a lens with a Bride & Groom who were totally up for the 30min hike, well that was just something else! You have to check out their Wedding.

Venue/s: Waldorf Leura Gardens Resort & Leuralla Amphitheater
Videographers: Couldherd Film Co.
Brides Dress: Mia Solano
Bridesmaids: Forever New
Suits: Peter Jackson
Make Up Artist: Melissa Lee
Hair: Orchid Belle Beauty
Flowers: Lovely Bridal Blooms
Cake: Karen Hill - Wedding Cake Art

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Abby & Ross // Centennial Vineyards

Centennial Vineyards really turned on the beauty for this Autumn Wedding.
Abby & Ross picked such a stunning place to celebrate their love with their closest family and friends. Take a look at their special day below x

Venue: Centennial Vineyards
Hair: Freedom Hair Design
Flowers: Chellowdeen Florist
Cake: Baked Couture Cakes

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Katrina & Rohan // Worrowing - Jervis Bay

Katrina and Rohan had a wedding that truly represented them. It was fun and relaxed, along with it being a night to remember. They brought Croatian fun (and many shots haha) mixed with the raw Aussie bush and a fair few beers. It was such an awesome wedding to be a part of. From getting ready in a beautiful, cosy, cabin onsite, plus spotting the multitude of Kangaroos in the background during our photo session, all the way to their first dance under the stars, it's a wedding I'll remember for a long time.

Venue: Worrowing - Jervis Bay
Dress: Made With Love
Suits: Connor
Make Up Artist: Natalie Gauci
Hair Stylist: Hollie Spence
Stylist: Wed Event Creators
Caterer: Rabbit & Co
Cake: Jessie Giagnovi (Bridesmaid)
Dj/Musician:
Venue: Worrowing - Jervis Bay

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Laura & Justin - Engaged // Penrose

These two just melted into my camera from the start. I loved capturing their love and I cannot wait to capture their wedding and tell their story through the photos.
I love pine forests and dirt roads so Penrose is such a fitting place for a beautiful engagement session. If your willing to do some bush bashing and climb a few dirt mounds we can totally make some magic happen in this beautiful spot.

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Kelly & Dean // Puketapu, New Zealand

What an amazing wedding this was. I'll forever hold it close to my heart. My husband, Bryce and I made some amazing friends on this Trip to New Zealand for this stunning wedding. Kelly & Dean along with both their families are the most beautiful, genuine and welcoming people. They opened their house up to us and we truly felt at home being here.
Being able to document their love was the biggest privilege. Their whole day was just overflowing with love and laughter. 

Kelly & Dean were married on Deans Parents Apple Orchard in Puketapu, Hawks Bay, New Zealand. It was a stunning DIY wedding with Marquee reception. The tables even featured Kelly's favourite vegetable as the centre pieces, Kale. Which also had a special place in her bouquet. These two along with their families and friends totally outdid themselves. It was nothing short of amazing.

The day after the wedding myself and Bryce were invited back to the next day BBQ where we showed off some of their sample photos, drank rosé, and recovered from their awesome wedding.
We left that day not only with a supply of delicious home grown apples to fuel the rest of our trip, but with some beautiful new friends and I can't wait till we can catch up again!

Dress: Karen Willis Holmes
Hair: Loco Hair NZ
Make Up: Bobbie Satch Make Up & Tanning
Flowers: Lushka Flowers
Styling: Kelly, Dean & their fab team of helpers
Venue: Parents Apple Orchard, Puketapu
 

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Elyse & Cameron - Engaged // Wollongong

Naomi & Daniel - Engaged // Penrose State Forest

Abby & Ross - Engaged // Mount Keira

Lauren & Josh - Engaged // Mt Kembla

Kirsten & Gareth // Eagles Rest, Berry