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May 23, 2024

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Mount Lofty Estate Autumn wedding, just married

Is there anything more majestic than a Mount Lofty Estate wedding in the Autumn? These endless dry, cloudless days aren’t much fun for the farmers, but they’re excellent for us wedding photographers, and when you combine them with a vibrant wedding party, a venue as salubrious as Mt Lofty House and a couple of joyful […]

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March 28, 2024

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There’s backyard weddings and there’s backyard weddings. Ella and Sam were fortunate to be able to use one of Adelaide’s finest backyards as their wedding venue, a stunning property on the iconic Victoria Drive. And what a day it was, perfect weather, incredible food and wine, and a magical live band to keep the vibes […]

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March 27, 2024

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B&W Bride and Groom at Beresford Estate wedding

Forty. Degrees. Celsius. By the time Autumn rolls around you’d think that the summer scorchers are a thing of the past, but that’s not how it played out for Nicky and Barry. Luckily the airconditioning at Beresford Estate is top-notch, and after a warm afternoon in the sunshine, we were all able to cool off […]

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March 26, 2024

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Adelaide botanic gardens wedding

On Saturday I had the pleasure of capturing a small and intimate wedding at the Adelaide botanic gardens. With only 9 guests in attendance, the ceremony felt truly special and personal. A highlight of the day was the smoking ceremony conducted by Uncle Mickey Kumatpi Marrutya O’Brien, which added a beautiful cultural element to the […]

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March 1, 2024

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Just married at Coriole Vinesyard.

In the final week of Summer, Bridget and Lloyd took the plunge and made it legal at their stunning Coriole Vineyard wedding. It was perhaps a few degrees cooler we would have liked for an outdoor reception, but the food, wine, music and general vibes were enough to warm the coldest heart. It felt like […]

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February 22, 2024

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Bride and groom at Golding winery.

On Saturday I had the absolute pleasure of capturing a super fun wedding at the stunning Golding Winery in the Adelaide Hills. The sun was shining, and it was a warm summer day, creating the perfect backdrop for one epic celebration. The wedding party was huge, with 6 bridesmaids and 6 groomsmen, plus Mel and […]

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February 13, 2024

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Bride and groom champagne tower at Le Mas Barossa wedding

I had the pleasure of capturing a truly breathtaking black-tie wedding at the beautiful boutique Barossa Hotel Le Mas. The warm summer day set the stage for a perfect celebration. The atmosphere exuded pure joy and relaxation throughout the event. They decided to have a first look and take care of most of the photos […]

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January 25, 2024

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Pike and Joyce Wedding, Bride and groom in the vines.

I’ve been to most of the wineries over the many years I’ve been shooting weddings, but this was my first ever Pike and Joyce wedding and I was blown away! I was nearly literally blown away as it was pretty windy up there, but I was definitely metaphorically blown away by the views down the […]

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December 31, 2023

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The two greatest party events on any social calendar – New Years Eve and your wedding. Mara and Steve decided to combine the two with their incredible Hindmarsh Island wedding held on Steve’s family’s gorgeous property right on the water. After a wild few weeks, the weather gods decided to smile on Hindmarsh Island and […]

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November 21, 2023

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Clare valley bride and groom

Love stories are like fine wine – they get better with time. And so did the tale of Steph and Gabe, two small-town sweethearts who tied the knot on Saturday at their stunning O’Leary Walker wedding in the magical Clare Valley. Steph and Gabe’s journey began in the charm of a close-knit community where everyone […]

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