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Wedding Photography: Marita & John at Swan Lake Gardens

Here’s some highlights from Marita & John’s gorgeous garden party wedding at Swan Lake Gardens. Their day was full of love and laughter, and was a simply beautiful way to celebrate their commitment to each other.  

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Wedding Photography: Marita & John at Swan Lake Gardens

Here’s some highlights from Marita & John’s gorgeous garden party wedding at Swan Lake Gardens. Their day was full of love and laughter, and was a simply beautiful way to celebrate their commitment to each other.  

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Wedding Photography: Amy & Jamie at Ouruhia Reserve

Amy & Jamie’s wedding day was full of family, friends & laughter.¬†They had a sweet ceremony followed by a casual reception all held at a local reserve which Amy & Jamie had decorated with vintage teapots, masses of flowers and

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Wedding Photography: Amy & Jamie at Ouruhia Reserve

Amy & Jamie’s wedding day was full of family, friends & laughter.¬†They had a sweet ceremony followed by a casual reception all held at a local reserve which Amy & Jamie had decorated with vintage teapots, masses of flowers and

funny wedding speeches

Wedding Photography: Annabel & Kent at Rossendale

Annabel & Kent first met at a Waipara vineyard event, so for their special day a vineyard venue was the perfect choice. They brought their family & friends together to celebrate their marriage at The Vineyard at Rossendale, at Tai

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Wedding Photography: Annabel & Kent at Rossendale

Annabel & Kent first met at a Waipara vineyard event, so for their special day a vineyard venue was the perfect choice. They brought their family & friends together to celebrate their marriage at The Vineyard at Rossendale, at Tai

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Wedding Photography: Vic & Ben at Loburn

Victoria met her lovely Irish chef Bernard in Christchurch. They travelled the world together, got engaged in Ireland, and then returned to Christchurch to marry. They had an outdoor ceremony at her cousin’s alpaca farm in Loburn, followed by a

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Wedding Photography: Vic & Ben at Loburn

Victoria met her lovely Irish chef Bernard in Christchurch. They travelled the world together, got engaged in Ireland, and then returned to Christchurch to marry. They had an outdoor ceremony at her cousin’s alpaca farm in Loburn, followed by a

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Wedding Photography: Kerry & Dave at McLeans Island

Kerry & Dave had an intimate ceremony in a marquee in Dave’s parent’s backyard. The day was overcast (perfect from the photographer’s point of view) but the sky cleared just as the sun was about to go down. There was

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Wedding Photography: Kerry & Dave at McLeans Island

Kerry & Dave had an intimate ceremony in a marquee in Dave’s parent’s backyard. The day was overcast (perfect from the photographer’s point of view) but the sky cleared just as the sun was about to go down. There was

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Wedding Photography: Katie & David at Cossars Wineshed

Katie & the bridesmaids started off the day at The Gatehouse at Greystones, the pre-wedding bridal party shots were taken there as well, including a “first look” moment, the first time David saw his beautiful bride all dressed up. David

Bride & Groom, vineyard, Cossars Wineshed

Wedding Photography: Katie & David at Cossars Wineshed

Katie & the bridesmaids started off the day at The Gatehouse at Greystones, the pre-wedding bridal party shots were taken there as well, including a “first look” moment, the first time David saw his beautiful bride all dressed up. David

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Portrait Photography: Rory, age 2

My first official portrait model, Rory, is now 2! He’s now a VERY active little boy, so we had a lot of action-shots at this session. In keeping with my art-documentary approach I don’t take props to a shoot. I

Portrait, child, children's photography, Christchurch Photographer.

Portrait Photography: Rory, age 2

My first official portrait model, Rory, is now 2! He’s now a VERY active little boy, so we had a lot of action-shots at this session. In keeping with my art-documentary approach I don’t take props to a shoot. I