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Caterina & Ade | Wedding

Caterina & Ade’s last month was held on a glorious Sydney morning and it was an absolute pleasure to photograph. You might remember them from their engagement session a few weeks prior.

Fine Art Wedding Photographer: Letterpress InvitationsFine Art Wedding Photographers: Clutch & RingModern Wedding Photographer: Bridal makeupElegant Wedding Photography: Flowergirl hair

Love this dress!!

Fine Art Wedding Photography: Wedding dress

The flowers were by Courtney Grace and were absolutely stunning.

Timeless Wedding Photographer: BouquetElegant Wedding Photographers: Flowergirl makeupModern Wedding Photographers: Bride getting ready

The ceremony was held at the chapel at Santa Sabina College in Strathfield.

Strathfield Wedding Photographer: Church detailsStrathfield Wedding Photographers: Groom waiting for bride

Flowergirls don’t always love their job :)

Strathfield Wedding Photography: Bride walking down aisleTimeless Wedding Photographers: Giving bride awayCatholic Wedding Photographer: Catholic ceremonyCatholic Wedding Photographers: CeremonyCatholic Wedding Photography: Bride & Groom holding hands during ceremonySydney Catholic Wedding Photographer: Blessing ringSydney Catholic Wedding Photographers: First kissSydney Catholic Wedding Photography: Walking down the aisle

So much joy!

Inner West Wedding Photographer: Congratulatory hugs after ceremonySydney Wedding Photojournalist: FlowergirlsInner West Wedding Photographers: Hugs

After the ceremony, we headed to Balmoral for the lunchtime reception, but before heading in, we spent a few minutes on the pier.

Balmoral Wedding Photographer: Couple portraitsSydney Wedding Photographers: Bridal portraitsBalmoral Wedding Photographers: Bridal party portraits

These two make one gorgeous couple!

Balmoral Wedding Photography: Couple portraitsTimeless Wedding Photography: Bouquet

The reception was held at the Public Dining Room on the Esplanade at Balmoral.

Public Dining Room Wedding Photographer: Reception details

Homemade Fig Jam and potted succulents made up the favours. I love little details outside the box.

Public Dining Room Wedding Photographers: Reception detailsPublic Dining Room Wedding Photography: Table detailsBalmoral Public Dining Room Wedding Photographer: Floral arrangementsBalmoral Public Dining Room Wedding Photographers: Entering receptionBalmoral Public Dining Room Wedding Photography: Kiss the bride

What a view!

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At the end of the reception, a water taxi arrived to take them to their hotel in the city. The sun was just beginning to set and the light looked incredible. Caterina & Ade asked me if I wanted to join them for the ride and take a few more portraits and I jumped at the chance. The results were amazing!

Balmoral Beach Wedding Photographers: Leaving receptionBalmoral Beach Wedding Photography: Water taxi exitSydney Harbour Wedding Photographer: Sunset portraitsSydney Harbour Wedding Photographers: Sunset kissSydney Wedding Photographer: Couple portraitsSydney Harbour Wedding Photography: Bridal portraitsSydney Wedding Photography: Bride & Groom portraitsThe Rocks Wedding Photographer: City portraitsThe Rocks Wedding Photographers: Circular quay portraitsThe Rocks Wedding Photography: Harbour portraits

Congrats Caterina & Ade & all the best for your pending arrival!

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Julie & John | Wedding

Julie & John were married back in December at Quay Restaurant on the first day of Summer!

Everyone got ready together at the Holiday Inn at The Rocks, and we spent the first hour or so wandering the harbour foreshore and some of the laneways around The Rocks.

Julie wore a stunning Lisa Ho dress and to die for glittery Jimmy Choo shoes.

Sydney Wedding Photographer: Harbour weddingSydney Wedding Photography: The Rocks first look

Her bouquet was simply divine.

Sydney Wedding Photographer: Bride's bouquetThe Rocks Wedding Photographer: Bridal partyThe Rocks Wedding Photographers: Bride & groomThe Rocks Wedding Photography: Julie & JohnHoliday Inn Wedding Photographer: Jimmy Choo bridal shoes

The ceremony & reception were held at Quay Restaurant and styled by the lovely ladies at Girl Friday Weddings!

Overseas Passenger Terminal Wedding Photographer: Reception decorationsSydney Wedding Photographers: BonbonniereOverseas Passenger Terminal Wedding Photography: International Passenger TerminalSydney Wedding Photographer: CanapesQuay Sydney Wedding Photographers: Pre wedding drinksQuay Sydney Wedding Photography: Harbour Ceremony

The timing of the ceremony was perfectly coordinated with the departure of a cruise ship in dock at the Overseas Passenger Terminal.

Cruise Wedding Photographer: Ceremony at Quay Sydney

As the ship departed, it seemed like all 3000 passengers cheered, waves and wished the couple well!

Cruise Wedding Photographers: Quay ceremonyCruise Wedding Photography: Circular Quay ceremony

Then the real view appeared!

Circular Quay Wedding Photographer: Cruise ship departing during ceremonyCircular Quay Wedding Photographers: VowsCircular Quay Wedding Photography: VowsSydney Harbour Wedding Photographer: Signing registerSydney Harbour Wedding Photographers: Cocktail hourSydney Harbour Wedding Photography: View from QuayQuay Restaurant Wedding Photographer: CanapesQuay Restaurant Wedding Photographers: Cityscape

After some drinks and canapes on the deck, we moved inside to the restaurant with the best view in the city!

Peter Gilmore Restaurant Wedding Photography: ReceptionPeter Gilmore Restaurant Sydney Wedding Photographer: Reception

Julie & John, I hope you had a wonderful day and honeymoon in the Tasmanian wilderness! x

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Patty & John | Wedding

Patty & John’s wedding was quite different for me. The entire ceremony and much of the reception were spoken in Korean and it completely changed the way I saw things for the day. I couldn’t rely on hearing beautiful words and anticipating a reaction, everything was visual, and it was incredible. One thing I know for certain is that love and laughter translate in every language!

Everyone got ready at the Shangrila Hotel in The Rocks. While I’ve done a few first looks in the past, it was the first time I’ve had a bride and groom actually get ready together. Admittedly, John left before Patty got into her dress, but it was very sweet to watch her putting on his bow tie :)

Shangrila Wedding Photographer: Amsale DressShangrila Wedding Photographers: Bridal detailsShangrila Wedding Photography: Bride having hair doneShangrila Sydney Wedding Photographer: Wedding outfitsShangrila Sydney Wedding Photographers: Bride dressing groomShangrila Sydney Wedding Photography: Groom leaving for ceremonySydney Wedding Photojournalist: Bride getting dressedContemporary Wedding Photographer: Bridal bouquet

The ceremony was held at St Mary’s Cathedral. Only a few weeks after Kami & Stephen’s wedding there!

St Marys Cathedral Wedding PhotographerSt Marys Cathedral Wedding Photographers: Bride walking down the aisleSt Marys Cathedral Wedding Photography: Bride & Groom during ceremony

This church is breathtaking!

St Marys Cathedral Sydney Wedding Photographer: AisleSydney Wedding Photojournalism: Catholic CeremonySt Marys Cathedral Sydney Wedding Photographers: Korean weddingSydney Wedding Photojournalist: Bride & Groom exiting churchSt Marys Cathedral Sydney Wedding Photography: CongratulationsSydney Wedding Photographer: Bride & Groom portraits outside church

Her smile says it all.

Sydney Wedding Photographer: Bride & Groom portraits outside church

A few portraits across the road in Hyde Park…

Hyde Park Wedding Photographer: Bridal party portraitsHyde Park Wedding Photographers: Bridal partyHyde Park Wedding Photography: Bride & Groom

We then headed down to Mrs Macquaries Chair for a few more with the big landmarks.

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The reception was in the Grand Ballroom at the Shangrila Hotel.

Shangrila Hotel Wedding Photographer: Reception DetailsShangrila Hotel Wedding Photographers: CakeKorean Tea Ceremony Photographer: Reception

The reception incorporated a traditional Korean Tea Ceremony. So much colour!

Korean Wedding Photographer: Traditional tea ceremonyKorean Wedding Photographers: Traditional tea ceremonyKorean Wedding Photography: Bride & Groom in traditional dressKorean Tea Ceremony Photographers: Catching chestnuts

John had to carry Patty around the room as a symbol that he would always take care of her.

Korean Tea Ceremony Photography: Groom carrying bride & mothersShangrila Hotel Wedding Photograph: First dance

One thing for certain, the Koreans know how to party :)

Modern Wedding Photographer: Gangnam styleModern Wedding Photographers: MC's with DJModern Wedding Photography: DancefloorContemporary Wedding Photography: Party

Another crazy photobooth :)

Sydney Wedding Photobooth

Patty & John, I hope you had the best day ever! I certainly had an amazing time capturing it for you xx

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