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Ana & Mark | Wedding

Ana is one of my best friends, you may recognise her as the bouquet catcher from my wedding :)

We’ve known each other for over 13 years, all the way back to the first day of O Week at uni! Despite the fact that we usually only see each other a handful of times each year, we always talk at least twice a week.

Ana & Mark were married way back in January on Australia Day! It was so much fun, with the added bonus of The Fisherman tagging along and carrying my bags for most of the day.

I even slept over at her parent’s house the night before to help get everything finalised.

Alfords Point Wedding Photographer: MakeupAlfords Point Wedding Photographers: Hair & makeupAlfords Point Wedding Photography: Bride having hair doneSutherland Shire Wedding Photographer: Hair piece & rings

Our dresses were actually made my the same designer – Mandy Heng

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Doesn’t she have the most incredible smile!

Timeless Wedding Photographer: Bride leaving for ceremony

Mark and the boys seemed pretty relaxed.

Photojournalistic Wedding Photographers: Groom getting readySydney Wedding Photographer: Groom putting on shoes

The ceremony was held at St Anthony’s in Summer Hill.

Croatian Wedding Photographer: Church detailsCroatian Wedding Photographers: Groom waiting for brideCroatian Wedding Photography: Flowergirls

The deep breath Mark took as Ana came into view almost brought me to tears!

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Flowergirls are the best :)

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The reception was held at Doltone House in Sylvania Waters. The food was amaaaaazing!!

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The reception was so much fun! Croatian dancing all night :)

Sylvania Waters Doltone House Wedding Photography: Croatian dancingSylvania Waters Wedding Photographers: Reception dancefloor

Except for the Nutbush. This is Mark’s dad. When I met him in the morning while the boys were getting ready, he asked me if I thought they’d play the Nutbush at the reception. I knew it wasn’t on the playlist (as Ana & I were working on it half the night), but I told him I was pretty sure I could pull some strings. He got all excited and said “I hope they do, because when it comes on, I’ll carve it up”. And he most certainly did.

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I’m not entirely sure of the origins or meaning, but there’s a Croatian of throwing lollies and coins for all the kids to collect. They loved it!

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This is how to make an exit!

Sydney Wedding Photographers: Exit

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Jasmine & Ivan | Wedding

Jasmine & Ivan are high school sweethearts, which I think it just about the most adorable thing ever.  They were married at the end of August in what was a truly spectacular day, start to finish.

I started out with the girls in Carlton, where the excitement was electric. Everyone was buzzing and joking and there wasn’t a hint of nerves or stress anywhere.

Sydney Wedding Photographer: Dress details & engagement ringSydney Wedding Photographers: Shoes & perfumeSydney Wedding Photography: Bridal bouquetCarlton Wedding Photographer: Bride having makeup doneCarlton Wedding Photographers: Bridesmaids dressing brideCarlton Wedding Photography: Bride getting ready

We then headed to The Gardens on Forest in Peakhurst for the ceremony.

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Jasmine got completely choked up during her vows and I think the entire crowd of family and friends cried along with her as she made it through.

Sutherland Shire Wedding Photographer: Bride & groom leaving ceremonySutherland Shire Wedding Photography: Bridal party portraits

We then headed to Ballast Point Park in Balmain for an hour or so. I could have spent a whole day here. There’s so many amazing backdrops locations around the park.

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A few more at Breakfast Point just as the sun was setting. I love how relaxed they are in each others arms.

Breakfast Point Wedding Photographer: Elegant Bridal & Groom portrait

The reception was held at the Rhodes Phoenix restaurant & the food was amazing!!

Rhodes Phoenix Wedding Photographer: Reception setupRhodes Phoenix Wedding Photographers: Wedding cake

A shot tea ceremony before the reception officially got started.

Chinese Wedding Photographer: Tea CeremonyRhodes Phoenix Wedding Photography: Bridal waltz

A father & daughter dance off & a dancefloor to remember!

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Jasmine & Ivan, I hope you had the best day ever. I certainly had a ball capturing it for you :)

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Sarah & Scott | Wedding

Sarah & Scott’s wedding was held on one of the most glorious Saturday’s Sydney has seen for months! You might remember them, and their adorable son Joshua, from their Engagement Session earlier this year.

Sarah’s dress was simply gorgeous, but it wasn’t the one she originally bought. It ended up getting stuck in Customs for a couple of weeks, and with no idea when it would ultimately be released, she had to bite the bullet and buy another one. Once she was dressed, all of her bridesmaids said it was a great thing to have happened because they couldn’t imagine her wearing anything else.

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I love the way her father looks like he’s bursting with pride when he sees her for the first time.

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Scott seemed barely nervous at all.

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The ceremony was held in the Rose Garden at the Botanic Gardens in the city

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I love that she had both her parents walk her down the aisle

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Scott’s sister Michelle was the celebrant, which made it extra personal.

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They were simply beaming all day!

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Apparently the boys do a lot of ‘planking’ at work. I was holding my breath taking this shot, so nervous he’d end up in the harbour!

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The reception was held in the Sunset Room of the Crystal Palace at Luna Park. The room looked beautiful decorated in all white.

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Stefan, the wedding singer/DJ was absolutely hilarious!

Crystal Palace Wedding Photographer: Wedding singerCrystal Palace Wedding Photographer: Bridal party listening to speech

I always love me a good Best Man speech :)

North Sydney Wedding Photographer: Best Man speech & speech reactionNorth Sydney Wedding Photographer: Groomsmen reaction to speechNorth Sydney Wedding Photographer: Wedding toast

I spent a couple of minutes after dinner outside, the city looked amazing!

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Congratulations Sarah & Scott, it was an absolute pleasure to share your wedding day with you! I hope you had a fabulous time on your honeymoon.

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