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Jemima & DanI can’t tell you all the things I love about this dreamy flower filled wedding, because while Jemima’s flower crown is amazing, the photos beautiful and the setting gorgeouss it’s the stories that really make it. Jemima and Dan somehow have the luck that on every big occasion in their lives, it pours.

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When you attend weddings nearly every weekend you inevitably learn a few tricks. These aren’t huge secrets, but hopefully these tips will help make your wedding day just a little bit easier and a tad more relaxed. So here are my secrets to a perfect wedding:1. Dirty Dress – One unfortunate fact of weddings is

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I’m a wedding photographer, but this doesn’t mean I’m the right wedding photographer for you.Choosing the right wedding photographer can be overwhelming because there are so many of us to choose from. Wedding images these days can be crazy, quirky, formal, romantic, serious… the question is “what style do you want?” Unfortunately I can’t answer

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Natalie and ChrisToday’s wedding is a Cronulla beach celebration- except it turned into an indoor surf club wedding thanks to the rain. But making the best of it, is really the theme of Natalie and Chris’ wedding planning journey. From rain right before the ceremony, to changing their wedding venue due to last minute vet

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Jo and BenA trip to the country is always one of my favourite things to do, but when you couple it with a wedding? Well I think it might just make for the most splendid of weekends away! Jo and Ben chose Gundaroo for their country wedding, ironically because of the lower average rainfall. Rain

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Sam & WillOne of our most requested venue searches is a garden to celebrate in under the star light, and I think Sam and Will found the most magical of them all. They married under beautiful trees, filled them with candlelight and fairy lights and danced the night away under them too.Sam tells their story.

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Michelle and PieroWhat a beautiful celebration today’s couple had – an exquisite gown, a beautiful venue and plenty of nods to the couple’s love of writing!Michelle tells their story. “First laid eyes on each other twelve years ago – I used to perve on Piero DJ-ing and  he would sneak me free drinks – but

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Today’s gorgeous engagement session of Michelle and Piero pretty much captures everything I love about Summer (and even more so in the dead of winter!) – light breezy clothes, beautiful lit up skies, ice-cream! Polka dot bikinis! Reading in the sunshine and paddling in the water. It’s such a nice relaxed set of photographs from

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Marita & RetoThe sweet quirkiness of Marita and Reto’s wedding- with an edge of rock and roll makes for such a unique and beautiful wedding. From the bride’s black lace gloves, to the little Swiss traditions.Marita tells the story of their meeting. “I was out one night with the girls having a blast in Melbourne

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Nat and JezDo you remember the sweet engagement shoot of Nat and Jez? I’m so thrilled today to be able to share their sweet and beautiful wedding day! Nat and Jez were married on a private property just outside Glenorie, Sydney on one of the hottest days of the year! I’m enchanted by the way

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A completely romantic engagement shoot for you this Saturday – rainy, misty and filled with sweetness. Photographer Amanda Thorson tells me the story of the shoot and of Nat and Jez. “Here is how Jeremy proposed to Natalie….such a cute story! We chose Berrima for the location for their engagement shoot for two reasons, 1.

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Libby and HarleyI cannot get the song “Tiptoe Through the Tulips” out of my head today, which is possibly because of the sweet tulip motif Libby and Harley included throughout their Spring wedding! I like the bright colours they used throughout their day – that delicious orange is such a nice burst of colour.Libby and

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I keep talking about Spring like it’s going to happen but alas my hands still go numb when typing and we still have the heater on. So perhaps this fun spring inspired wedding shoot might warm us all up today? (Or for our Northern Hemisphere friends, get you excited about those last rays of sunlight

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Josie & SimonI thought today would be a fun day to share something we’ve never shared before on Polka Dot Bride – an anniversary shoot! There are chickens! And picnics! And cupcakes! Yes we have all of my favourite things in a sweet-as-can-be shoot by Canberra photographer Amanda Thorson of Thorson Photography.Amanda decided to take

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