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Celebrating our one year anniversary, my wife and I decided that it was time to get behind the camera, instead of just in front of it. I am an up and coming fine art photographer in Melbourne – my name is Jay Cao. I have a love for light and capturing the smallest of details

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Hoping to persuade your fiance to move away from the basic black tux on your wedding day? Straight from Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, this season there’s plenty of suit inspiration for the man of the hour and his groomsmen. For daytime, outdoors and Spring/Summer celebrations, blue suits, particularly in varying tones, are still having their day.

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Image via Ahmad Taufik This year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week saw loads of edgy designs come to life across the many shows. We’ve gathered together key looks from the fashion festival, to give you guys some on-trend inspiration! Shirts were unconventional but chic. The blush pinstripe shirt by Anne De La Motte was a standout item, thanks

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Image by Emma Holcroft from Giddy Up Camera Club via Ashleigh & Saurav’s Elegant Country Wedding When it comes to the ‘Big Day’, a groom can be forgiven for thinking his biggest input lies in showing up with the rings and not smelling of whiskey! Admittedly, many of the milestone moments, such as walking down the

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Image by Stephen Govel Photography via Maree and Julian’s Intimate Hayman Island Wedding. By the time your wedding day rolls around, with everything planned and triple checked, I expect there aren’t many surprises left in store for your bride. But I think I may have come up with five ways to take her breath away all

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The Groom’s preparation is often overlooked by couples when scheduling their photography for the day and I’d really love to change that. For me, it’s one of my favorite parts of the wedding prep because the groom and his friends are always having so much fun that morning! A lot of Groom’s feel like this

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Yes, it’s that time of year again! When there are red roses and hearts thrust upon us at every turn, and teddy bears hold signs that proclaim “I Heart You” in sweeping script. Mr Herringbone and I are not ones to partake in the wave of consumerism that sometimes becomes the day of the Valentine,

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Fellas, this one’s for you! Imagine your girlfriend’s face when she comes home to find a note on the door that reads ‘How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…’ and then follows the rest of your notes until she finds you waiting on one knee! All you have to do is download,

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Originally posted on September 30th 2008 Wow! What a month, we have had such a lot of fun this month focusing on grooms and we hope you’ve enjoyed it! Here’s a wrap up of the posts from the month! Week One Week one of Polka Dot Groom focused on the basics and the etiquette involved

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 28th 2008 Ms Polka is back with her last Snapshot Sunday – The Groom’s Edition! We’ve covered a lot of fun groom talk this month and seen a lot of great shots of the guys. When all is said and done, it’s time to celebrate and have an

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 26th 2008 Victoria writes the wedding blog Victoria With Roses which is packed to the rafters with lots of little ideas that will make your wedding day special. Victoria is such a creative lady and today she’s shared twelve of her favourite ideas for Grooms to surprise their

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 21st 2008 The third edition of Snapshot Sunday – The Groom’s Edition focuses on the Groom and the most important males in his life! To round off the week devoted to the groomsmen, here are some of Ms Polka’s favourite shots of the guys! There is the shot

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 19th 2008 Today we have a very special guest blogger. Papa Polka Dot! Papa Polka Dot married in the seventies and is visiting Polka Dot Groom today to tell us about his experiences as a groom. Ms Polka (my daughter) has asked that I recall my experience ‘of

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 14th 2008 Another installment in Snapshot Sunday – The Groom’s Edition by Ms Polka Do you remember moment in 27 dresses where they say the best part is the look on the groom’s face as his bride walks in? “When the music starts and everyone turns to look

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 7th 2008 Welcome to Snapshot Sunday- The Groom’s Edition! You’re in for some bumper snapshot Sundays as Ms Polka Dot shares her favourite shots. Today I’m posting my favourite shots of the guys getting ready. There’s often a quiet reflective nature to these shots- the complete opposite of

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