Kim and Tom met in Melbourne before moving to London. When they told me about their plans for their wedding day in Manchester at the farm where Tom grew up, I couldn’t wait to see how all the significant details and labour of love would come together on the day. From the unused barn which Tom’s family fixed for the reception, to flowers which Tom’s Ma grew the year before in prep for the wedding to all the treats on the dessert table made by family and friends; every detail was incredibly considered and charming. The joy was palpable from the moment friends arrived to pitch their own tents to the end of the night with everyone dancing. The vows and speeches were so honest, raw, and hilarious – completely indicative of their partnership and the friends and family they have around them. Thanks for having me there Kimmy and Tom x
Meet Kim and Tom. I travelled to Manchester to document these two marry in the most lush setting where Tom grew up. Day 1 started with us driving around and stopping for photos before making our way to the Town Hall for the civil ceremony. We then caught the train to the city for a celebratory lunch before heading back home, prepping food for the next day. Here are a few photos of Day 1.
A glimpse into the day that Jess and Kameron got hitched at Waldara Farm, with all their closest friends and family by their side. A thing about marrying your bestie from high school is that just about everyone at the wedding knows each other; and for Jess and Kam it made for a gloriously fun, silly and chilled out day. Scroll down to see two beautiful people loved up, some serious gorgeous light, vows being exchanged, horses come to play, curious cows stand by to get involved, and the epic bouquet and garter toss.
I love being asked to do a newborn session. The awe and joy in the faces of Mama bear and Papa bear blows me away. So let me introduce you to Jac and Ben and their 6 day old ball of newness Noah. I spent the afternoon with them in their home, documenting them hold him gently and cooing and gazing at him and cuddling together in the warmth of their home while the wind blew outside. A baby is like the love spilling out of two people – thank you for having me there Jac and Ben!
A snippet of Jess and Celia’s perfect wedding day in Yamba, NSW.
“My darling Celia, ever since I met you, I’ve wanted to tell you everything. I share with you a part of myself that no one else sees. I find you hilarious and you never cease to delight me with your silliness. Your intelligence and your constant curiosity and growth amaze me. I can’t wait to meet you again and again in the years to come. Discovering you is so exciting. And you are beautiful – the most babin’ of babes. Looking into your eyes as I hold you in my arms is one of the best things in my life. I am whole, a body onto myself, but I am drawn to you with gravity that I do not want to resist. I want to marry you because you are a bright star in my sky and I want to stargaze forever. All my love, my soon to be wife”.
Jess and Joe met in Canada when Jess was there traveling. Since then they’ve lived in a few places around the globe, had a beautiful boy and recently tied the knot in Patong, in a beautiful intimate ceremony overlooking the water with gorgeous backlighting. Their wedding day was relaxed, playful and intimate; here are glimpses of the day…
Jess and I met on the first day of year 7 at Loreto Kirribilli where we went to school. We sat next to each other as homeroom buddies, so to document this milestone for her and her love Shane was incredible. I drove to the South Coast and they showed me one of their favourite spots where Shane grew up. I noticed Jess had some ink on the back of her arm, and when I asked her what it meant she said ‘us’ in Italian. So here’s to celebrating the us that is you and Shane, and the baby growing inside you.
Nancy and Steve celebrated their big day with lots of colour and fun. Below are snippets of this very happy day from my eyes.
I’ve always found it a privilege to be welcomed into someone’s wedding to document the day unfold. It’s also an inspiration, both work-wise and on a personal level to observe and witness the bubbling anticipation, vulnerability, joy and all-round fun that comes with a wedding day that’s been planned and designed by the couple for their loved friends and family. Like observing the calm sea from afar, as you get closer you see all the textures and beauty and where the light hits, and how it comes together to create that beautiful energy that keeps you coming back. So I love every wedding I shoot, and witnessing the day unravel and both the carefully curated and spontaneous magical moments that come with it. This is Holly and Luke’s story; two beautiful people who met and fell in love in the northern beaches and a few weeks ago said I Do on a sunny Sydney day.