On a brilliant day high above Waitomo on a gorgeous farm, Morgan and Sean exchanged their vows under a stunning archway. And it wasn't just any archway! Decorated with beautiful flowers was the head of a stag which just happened to be from Sean and Morgan's very first hunt together. How romantic! During the ceremony, both sets of parents placed their whanau korowai around the bride and groom. They shared their first kiss as husband and wife surrounded by history, culture and memories alongside special family and friends. To make their day even more unique, the newly-weds headed straight from the aisle to do a bit of clay-bird shooting. So much fun!
Showcasing what a stunning part of the world we live in, we headed off to a magical forest - and with such a beautiful couple and the swankiest bridal party I was squealing on the inside with how absolutely breath-taking it was! We then sneaked Sean and Morgan away for a while so that they could have some time together. Swoon!
Sean and Morgan had a whole lot of guests at their wedding so the newly refurbished Waitomo Homestead was the perfect venue to party the night away. The staff made the most epic cake from a variety of cheeses and the look totally suited their day. Following the most amazing sunset, the speeches were filled with lots of laughs and tears, a fierce haka and a very touching first dance.
Congratulations on a truly stunning day Sean and Morgan! It was an honour to be there with you.
On a wet and wild autumn day, Reb and Warwick were married at the gorgeous Rosenvale between Te Awamutu and Cambridge. Rather than dampening their spirits, the rain created such a sparkly day, with family and friends gathered close together to hear their vows.
There were lots of little rustic touches with hessian, twine, lace and country cottage flowers which suited Warwick and Reb's farming lifestyle. Even the gift favours were spring bulbs to reflect their new life together. Such a neat idea!
After the rain and with everyone sharing a few laughs around the roaring fire, the Waikato was blessed with the most amazing sunset. We sneaked the Bride and Groom out to capture the last of the light. Such a beautiful moment with such a beautiful couple!
Congratulations on a perfect day Warwick and Reb! We loved every minute of it!
Hair by Cindy-may Morrison
Make-up by Aimee's Make-up and Beauty
Flowers by Iona Van Der Pasch
Cake by Cake O'Clock
Suzelle and Dan are a gorgeous Kiwi couple that came home from Melbourne to be married. With the focus on close friends and family, they decided to have a first-look and their bridal party photos before the wedding. We had so much fun with a neat bunch of people from all over the globe! We tried to bring a bit of a Melbourne vibe to their rural based setting. So much love in one place!
On a perfect evening in January, I travelled out to Piopio from our home in Te Kuiti to photograph the gorgeous Bradcock Family. Our kids are very similar in age and it was neat to hang out with them and see how much they had grown since I last saw them. Time is an incredible thing! Aden is full of mischief and has the best attitude ever while Tessa has become a beautiful young lady who happens to be amazing on a horse, just like her Mum. Maree's parents also came along for a few shots and together we made some awesome memories. Thanks for inviting me out and showing me around your stunning farm. I had a blast!