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March 20, 2023

Bride and Groom at Templewood House for a sunset wedding photo.

Cute moments, an incredible collection of fine wines and an overflowing of joy in every direction you looked is the way I would describe Kirby and Ash’s wedding at Templewood House. It was clear that a lot of effort went into putting this day together, and boy oh boy did it pay off. They were […]

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December 18, 2022

Mariafe Artacho del Solar wedding photo with husband Jack Curtin at Glenelg Beach in Adelaide

When Mariafe and Jack told me of their plans to marry at 2pm, overlooking the ocean, in a shade-free park in the middle of summer I was nervous. There were a lot of factors working against me, shadows, squinting, heat, sweat, you name it. In hindsight I was a fool to question it – the […]

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December 26, 2019

I used to always put together an end of year slideshow, it was a great way of distilling 12 months of hard work into a few minutes of easily sharable content (doesn’t sounds so romantic when you put it like that). The last couple of years I never got around to it, but to round […]

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June 28, 2017

I stirred at around 8:30 this morning and my mind was hazy. I glanced over at my phone and it had blown up. Turns out it was just some messages about a dinner on Sunday and nothing to do with photography, but still, pretty exciting. Five hours earlier I was shovelling a yiros into my […]

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March 30, 2017

Brooklyn Farm wedding, Simon Bills, Adelaide wedding phtotographer, the boys are back, rustic SA wedding

  It’s not every day you get to shoot a wedding on a movie set, but that’s exactly what Brooklyn Farm brings to the table. Roughly 10 years ago Scott Hicks (best known as the director and screenwriter of the Oscar-winning Shine) made a movie starring Hollywood heartthrob Clive Owen in little old South Australia […]

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February 12, 2016

Adelaide wedding photographer, adelaide bride, bride of adelaide, wedding, fun

What’s a reasonable time frame to have your “best of X year” slideshow done by? It was never getting done by 31st December, that’s for sure, but I thought I’d be able to pull it together in early January.

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January 20, 2015

Any business book will tell you that to stand out from the crowd you need to be doing something different. Zig when everyone else zags. To that end, when the rest of the world was busy putting together their summary of 2014 at the appropriate time (ie the last few days of the year) I […]

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