A Photographer’s Wedding

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Adrian and Hannah

As a wedding photographer I am fortunate enough to be a part of many glorious weddings throughout Australia. This year’s wedding season is drawing closer so I would like to share with you my day, which was on the 28th March 2009. Perhaps you may get some ideas or inspiration for your own wedding. I’m a creative person who likes to be visually stimulated most of the time so it was important for me to get a pretty awesome location going. The ceremony and reception were held on Home Beach, North Stradbroke Island in QLD. We had a decorated marquee for the “after party” right on the sand 10 metres from the ceremony. Combining this picturesque location with a relaxed structure really allowed everyone to be comfortable in a chilled, social environment.

The Dress was made in Sydney by Culture Bridal. I was in Sydney to photograph a wedding and decided to go dress hunting while I was there. My first appointment was at 9am. This was the first dress I saw and tried on.

My Mumma Jules, puts together little cocoa coated coffee beans to add a little flavour.

This is Adrian but we call him “Adros”.

My two sisters Tess and Josie were both my maids of honour. They chose their own little dresses. I didn’t mind what they wore, as long as they were comfortable.

The flags made a huge impression.

My ring was hand made in France and imported by Paul Bram.

My lovely head piece is from Living Silk in Paddington.

Mmm … foot jewellery from Apple Eye Jewellery on the Northern NSW coast. She hand makes these with pearls and Swarovski crystals.

I had simple pink and white roses for the settings and I held one long stem pink rose. We organised our wedding from interstate so we hired Jeannie from Stradbroke Weddings to do the major planning and set up/down of the marquee.

Adrian’s suit was Hugo Boss.

The isle we walked down was the same isle we all exited at the end of the evening.

Marianna Massey is a great photographer friend of mine. Weddings are not her speciality, she shoots press for Getty in Sydney and did an outstanding job. Thanks Mare xx. So there you have it – My wedding!

Photography by Marianna Massey

Ms Gingham says: I love the simplicity and style of this wedding. Thanks to Hannah and Adros for sharing and inspiring us!

Hannah describes herself:

I’m a free spirited, fun loving person who’s good at what I do.
I’m a full-time freelancer for Hannah Millerick (da dah).
I’ve won a couple of International Aperture awards.
I’m an observer.
People fascinate me.
I was a barefoot beach bride to Adrian. We wed on Stradbroke Island with the reception in a Marquee on the beach.
We have just finished renovating our house in Bardon and LOVE IT!
Have a Weimaraner named Merlo.
I’m always on-line, while editing and love listening to Adele.
I’m all for healthy body and mind. On occasion I go on meditation retreats. Keeps me real, honest and open.

Woop, that’s it!

Find out more about Hannah Millerick Photography.


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  • Friday Roundup | Polka Dot Bride says:
    November 28, 2013 at 11:30 am

    […] And Hannah shares with us her own wedding story on the beach on North Stradbroke Island, Queensland … […]



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