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Alice & James | Wedding

I don’t even know where to begin to tell you about how incredible it was to be a part of Alice & James’ wedding. One of those days where you make it to the end and pinch yourself that you were there. A day where traditions weren’t included for tradition’s sake. Every single thing that happened, happened for a reason and was perfectly personalised so the day was 100% uniquely them.

Alice & James were married at Currawong Reserve in Palm Beach, before a reception at the Avalon Sailing Club.

We started the day, getting ready at an incredible house in Clareville overlooking Pittwater…and the story continues as we work our way through the photographs.

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That smile. All day!

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I loved that they didn’t let gender get in the way of having their closest friends in the bridal party.

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The ceremony space, looked absolutely incredible, thanks to Chasing Arrows!

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The day was packed full of thoughtful touches, including beginning the ceremony with an Acknowledgement of Country and little surprises like “Alice, you may kiss the groom!”

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Everyone should look this happy as they walk back down the aisle!

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After the ceremony, we stuck around Currawong Reserve for a some portraits, before moving on to the Palm Beach ferry wharf.

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The light was simply perfect all day, I was in heaven!!

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James and Alice chartered ‘The Elvina’ to take us from Palm Beach to the Avalon Sailing Club for the reception, and it was so much more special than it appears at first. You see, James’ grandfather spent decades driving this exact ferry to and from Church Point. So it really was a wonderful and unique way to remember him.

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Chasing Arrows did an absolutely brilliant job styling the reception.

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It seemed like everyone at the wedding could sing and/or play an instrument. So many talented friends!

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The perfect speech should be equal parts lovely, funny & embarrassing!

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When you completely tumble head over heels but recover like a boss because you’re fabulous :)

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Alice & James, thank you so much for choosing me to capture your most incredible day!!

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Bride’s Dress: Babushka Ballerina
Bridesmaids Dresses: Mimi Wears Vintage
Bouquets: Haven & Sarah
Hair & Makeup: Imagine Yourself
Groom’s Suit: Briggins
Ceremony Location: Currawong Reserve, Palm Beach
Celebrant: Vanessa Ballard
Ferry: Church Point Ferry
Reception Venue: Avalon Sailing Club
Catering: Dan The Man
Ceremony & Reception Styling: Chasing Arrows

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Danielle & Graham | Wedding

Danielle & Graham were married last year at The Australian Nurses War Memorial Chapel in Little Bay, followed by their reception at St Michael’s Golf Club nearby.

We started the day in Zetland to capture everyone getting ready.

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This was a first for me, and one so emotionally charged, I definitely won’t be forgetting. On the way to the ceremony, we stopped by the cemetery for Danielle to visit her grandparents & leave a flower from her bouquet for each of them.

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After the ceremony, we headed to La Perouse for some portraits, though we were washed out pretty quickly.

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Once the rain cleared, we headed back to Little Bay to the golf course for some dramatic portraits on the cliffs.

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This next part of the reception was the highlight of the day, but there’s a not so small part of me that doesn’t even want to spoil it for anyone who may come across The Three Waiters at an event down the track.

It all started innocently enough, the best man challenging the MC to sing Pavarotti, and his ability to do so is incredible. Just when you think the show is over, the sommelier challenges the MC and they eventually sing a duet. Once again, you think the show is coming to an end, and out of the kitchen comes the chef and he steals the show. It’s one of the most hilarious wedding acts I’ve ever come across, and by now, I’ve been to a lot of weddings.

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That awkward moment when your son tries to join in with the garter removal hahaha!

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I always love a good photobooth & these guys were no exception!

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After the reception finished, we decided to head to McMahons Point for a few night portraits with a view of the harbour, right in the spot where Graham proposed to Danielle.

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Thanks again for choosing me to photograph your wedding.

And a shout out to Ashleigh Hughes for second shooting this wedding with me :)

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Natalie & Luke | Wedding

Natalie & Luke’s wedding was a simply stunning day, with a church ceremony in Edgecliff, followed by a fun filled reception at View By Sydney.

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If you’ve been following the blog for a while, you might recognise Louise, Natalie’s older sister whose wedding I photographed back in 2012.

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After the ceremony, we made the short drive to Centennial Park for the bridal party portraits, starting out at One Shot Pond.

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When your venue is a few minutes walk away from the Opera House, why not swing by :)

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The reception was held at the incredible venue, View By Sydney, at Walsh Bay & was styled to perfection!

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When it was time to party, these guys certainly didn’t disappoint!

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Natalie & Luke, thanks again for choosing me to capture your day for you. It was such a pleasure!

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Hair & Makeup – Phoenix Lane
Flowers – Jane O’Sillivan
Bride’s Dress – Monique Lhuillier
Bridesmaid Dresses – George
Groom & Groomsmen Suits – Peppers
Cars – Silver Cloud Wedding Cars
Ceremony – St Joseph Catholic Church
Reception – View By Sydney
Cake – Le Breton Patisserie
Band – Vibe Wedding Band

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