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James & Melinda

James & Melinda

This wedding cried the ultimate DIY'ers dream, every aspect of this day was hand crafted by James and Melinda themselves. The intricate detail in every item - you know this day had been carefully thought out and planned.

It was a gorgeous summer day, held at their family farm, surrounded by their nearest and dearest where they took the next step as husband and wife. The love this couple had for eachother is unsurpassed.

Wedding Advice - from a "veteran" bride

Wedding Advice - from a "veteran" bride

Its no surprise that I see a LOT of weddings, I've seen and heard a lot of things, and I've also been in that position myself. Because I tend to spend more time with the Bride & Groom on their big day I take very seriously that my position is always to be calm, friendly and help keep things running smooth (as much as a photographer can!). I just wanted to share a few tips to make your day that little bit less stressful:

Grace & Carl

Grace & Carl

It feels like its been a while since I have blogged a wedding, but here is the first wedding of the 2016/2017 Summer Wedding season!!!

When I first met Grace and Carl I realised they were so down-to-earth and fun. I couldn't wait for this special day. 

Renee & Ash | Karekare Estate Winery Wedding - Northland | Auckland Photographer

The morning started early for me and my assistant Kirsty, driving nearly 5 hours to Karekare Peninsula in Northland from Auckland, though a long drive its a very typical New Zealand picturesque one. We were greeted by a wave of humidity, amazing views and a lovely warm welcoming from a very chilled out bride Renee.

When I arrived there was rain, it was cloudy and the weather was looking a bit grim, the girls were busy with hair an make-up which was a good time to start ...