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It promised pouring rain all day on the morning of Allison + Matt’s Nautical Disney inspired backyard wedding in Mount Eliza. The heavens opened their floodgates early in the morning and the roar of rain hitting the roof was deafening. But as the hours passed, the downpour gave way to a drizzle and the drizzle […]

Allison + Matt’s Nautical Disney Themed Backyard Wedding in Mornington Peninsula

  As far as relaxed couples go, Jane + Aaron are as chilled as they come! Their wedding was held at Little Henri in Melbourne’s inner northern suburb, Thornbury with a gathering of 76 of their closest family and friends. The second I got in the door for groom preparations, Aaron gave me a bear […]

Jane + Aaron’s Wedding at Little Henri in Thornbury

When Sean told me of his proposal to Sally, I was so over the moon for them and even more surprised and honoured that they chose me to document their special day at the picturesque Trenavin Chapel in Phillip Island. It’s amazing how quickly time flies when you’re counting down with excitement and anticipation, and […]

Trenavin Chapel Wedding, Phillip Island | Sally + Sean

  Last week I had the absolute pleasure of documenting Amy and Alain’s wedding day at the gorgeous Lindenderry at Red Hill in Mornington Peninsula. One look at the happy couple and I knew they were meant to be together, from the excitement, to the tears of joy and finally to the happiness on their […]

Spring Wedding at Lindenderry at Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula | Amy + Alain

Have you ever had dealings with people where you just get the feeling that they just want something from you? I’ve dealt with my fair share of inauthentic people and it’s never nice to deal with people who don’t have your best interest at heart or are only nice to you when they want/need something. […]

It’s all about authenticity | My heart behind my business

Ever see those wedding photos that just make you melt a little? You know the ones.. they’re the ones where the bride is looking radiant and the groom is looking at her like she’s the only person on this planet. The ones where the dress, the shoes, the rings, the flowers and all the details […]

3 Wedding Photography Tips Every Bride Needs To Know

  Let’s face it, your wedding photography is an investment and one of the few items from your day that you can go back to, to re-live/remember your day. Long after the food is eaten, the flowers have wilted, your dress dry cleaned and sealed up and the decorations packed away; the images your photographer […]

Thinking of Skipping the Engagement Photo Shoot? 3 Reasons Why You Should Reconsider

I’ve always had a passion for story telling through the written word and through the art of photography. It’s almost ironic since English is my second language and I couldn’t speak, read or write it until I was about 6 or 7 years old. And then I discovered books.. lot and lots of books! By […]

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Melbourne wedding photographer
storyteller of rad couples in love

Yarra Valley • Mornington Peninsula • Phillip Island • Worldwide


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