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July 7, 2016

Groom’s Mum via Facebook: “Hi Simon, Daniel’s mum from Friday’s wedding, thank u for the wonderful photo of my parents dancing, could’ve knocked me over with a feather seeing that, haven’t seen dad up like that in a very long time.” Me: “Hi Tracey, that was a pretty magical moment watching your parents dance, especially […]

August 31, 2015

SC Pannell Winery wedding, Maclaren vale wedding photography

We started the day, like all good weddings should, with a game of beach cricket and a swim in the ocean. The problem was it was super windy and actually pretty chilly, a lot colder than we were expecting when we put the schedule together. Fortunately Tim and his men were up for anything and […]

July 27, 2015

Penny's hills wedding tree, mclaren vale wedding

A phrase that gets said at a lot of my meetings with couples is “we hate having our photo taken, one of us is always blinking, we’ve got like 2 nice photos of us”. I assume that these couples are sitting on my couch because they like my informal approach to wedding photography and the […]

June 29, 2015

grand cru estate wedding, barossa valley wedding

For some reason I’m fiercely patriotic when it comes to South Australia. I suspect it’s borne out of living overseas for so long and copping shit from other Aussie ex-pats when they found out I was from Adelaide (look who’s laughing now Eastern States!).

June 1, 2015

chateau tanunda wedding, barossa valley

One of my favourite things about living in the UK for 6 years was the fact they didn’t make much wine there (besides a few novelty vineyards). This meant that all their wine was imported so you could head down to your local supermarket and select from a huge variety of wines from all over […]

May 13, 2015

Earlier this year I had the honour of documenting Carly and Shae’s wedding. Shae was a bridesmaid in another wedding I had photographed and Carly did some videography work in yet another wedding so I kind of knew them a little bit before their big day, but it wasn’t until their wedding that I really got to see […]

January 30, 2015

It was always going to be a risky proposition. Having a heavily pregnant bridesmaid always carries certain risks. What if she goes into labour during the wedding? What if she’s so exhausted she has trouble staying awake during the reception? What if her feet swell and don’t fit into her bridesmaids shoes?

October 21, 2013

bird in hand wedding

Bird In Hand would have to be one of South Australia’s most beautiful wineries and a perfect place to tie the knot. Clare and Roland liked it so much they travelled down from Brisbane for their wedding! It was an awesome day for a wedding too, the sun was out, everyone was laid back, the […]

October 2, 2013

Barrister's Block Wedding

When I first met Leonie and Jarrod to talk about their wedding I got a really good vibe. They were super relaxed and when they told me about what they had in mind for their wedding it sounded like the exact type of wedding I love to shoot.

October 16, 2012

The Lane Vineyard Wedding

The Lane Vineyard has to be one of Adelaide’s most beautiful places to get married. Alli and Ben decided to take it one step further and get married in Autumn, the time of year when the vines look their best and the leaves on the trees have turned a glorious orange / red colour. They […]

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