Queenstown Wedding Photography Blog Posts

Queenstown Wedding Photography Blog Posts by Fallon Photography.

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Refundable Wedding Deposits Covid-19

And the most flexible payment terms the New Zealand wedding industry has ever seen. Right now, the phrase “wedding deposits Covid 19” is popping up quite a bit on Google. There are many couples out there planning a wedding who have either experienced first-hand or heard of couples losing their deposits when Covid-19 forced them …

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4 Ways to Livestream your Queenstown Wedding Ceremony

4 Ways to Live-stream your Queenstown Wedding The current worldwide Covid-19 climate means that, if you are getting married in Queenstown in the next 6 months or so it is fairly likely that there will be at least some important international family members or guests who can’t attend the wedding in person. Luckily however, we …

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Fiona & Joe’s Lookout Lodge wanaka Wedding, Fallon photography

Fiona & Joe’s Lookout Lodge Wanaka Wedding / Fallon Photography Although Wanaka is just a hop-skip-and-a-jump over the Crown Range from Queenstown, it’s not every day that I get to shoot a Wedding in Wanaka. So, when Queenstown locals Fiona & Joe invited me to be the photograph for their Lookout Lodge Wedding, of course …

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Laughter-filled and fun High Country Wedding – Lauren & Trav / Fallon Photography Lauren & Trav’s fun NZ High Country Wedding was indeed a “fun relaxed party” which was just what they wanted from their wedding day. Lauren & Travis were surrounded by friends and family who adored them and Mike and Sam and the …

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Hamilton Southwell School Wedding – Cyrano and Anna

Back in October, I had the pleasure of shooting Cyrano and Anna’s Hamilton Southwell School Wedding. Now I don’t often shoot weddings in the north island*. However, Cyrano and Anna are a totally awesome couple and I had already photographed their surprise proposal. On top of this, Cyrano & Anna were having their ceremony and …

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The Complete Guide to Queenstown Wedding Photography Packages

So you’re searching for your dream Wedding Photographer and you now find yourself comparing dozens of different Queenstown Wedding Photography Packages. There are A LOT of Wedding Photographers in Queenstown (especially for such a small town). So how the hell are you supposed to choose one option from all the Photography Packages you have received? …

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Queenstown Wedding Day Timeline – What Photos Happen When On Your Wedding Day?

This Queenstown Wedding Day Timeline will walk you through what happens when photo-wise on your wedding day. After all, you’ve probably never been married before or had Wedding Photos taken before. So how the hell are you supposed to know what happens when and how it all works? In this blog post, I’m going to …

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What the hell are “Getting Ready” photos any way? Do you really need them?

Getting Ready photos. If you’re planning your wedding right now, you will have heard the term. Especially if you’ve been in contact with one or more wedding photographers. But many couples have no idea what Getting Ready Photos really are and why they might want them. So, I’m going to try to break it down …

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Queenstown Helicopter Photo Flights – The Complete Beginner’s Guide

So you’re planning on doing a Queenstown Helicopter Photo Flight but you have absolutely no idea where to start. Well, you’re in the right place! Let me walk you (slowly) through everything you need to know about Queenstown Helicopter Photo Flights. Step# 1: Know the lingo And by “Know the lingo”, no I don’t mean …

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The Ultimate Guide To TOTALLY NAILING The Family Photos On Your Wedding Day

The Family Photos on your Wedding Day can totally make or break your Wedding Photos. Now, I know this sounds like I’m being a drama queen but bare with me and in this blog post I will explain; How and why the Family Photos can make or break your Wedding Photos, and How to Totally …

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Best Of The Best Recommended Queenstown Wedding Vendors

I think it’s about time that I share my Recommended Queenstown Wedding Vendors (and Venues). Hopefully this blog post helps you find some awesome Vendors for your wedding day. So, without further ado, here are the Queenstown Wedding Vendors and Venues that (a) do an awesome job and (b) I love to work with. My …

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How to Create Your Own Wedding Day Timeline in 3 Easy Steps

Boooooooooooooring…..Why do you even need a Wedding Day Timeline anyway? In this blog post I’m going to walk you through the 3 simple steps to help you Create Your Own Wedding Day Timeline. “But why do I even need a Wedding Day Timeline?” you ask… Your wedding is going to be small and relaxed, why …

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Relaxed Winehouse Wedding – Dayna & Nathan

Relaxed Winehouse Wedding – Dayna & Nathan Relaxed, fun & Kiwi-style! Dayna & Nathan’s relaxed Winehouse Wedding could not have been any more perfect or any more perfect for them. It was “relaxed, fun and kiwi-style” – which was just what Dayna and Nathan wanted from their big day.  The weather was amazing, Dayna & …

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Dramatic Mount Nicholas Wedding – Evanna & Liam | Fallon Photography

EVANNA & LIAM’S MOUNT NICHOLAS WEDDING FOR THE WIN! RESPECT FOR PRIVACY Evanna & Liam’s Mount Nicholas Wedding was absolutely stunning.  Not only is it one of my favourite weddings ever, it was also my first ever wedding at the stunning Mount Nicholas Station here in Queenstown.  So, needless to say I was super keen …

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Luke & Sarah’s St Johns Church Wedding Arrowtown

LUKE & SARAH’S ST JOHNS CHURCH WEDDING ARROWTOWN (With a Snap-On Tools & Dairy Milking Theme!) THE WHY & THE WHEN Luke & Sarah’s St Johns Church Wedding Arrowtown was a pretty freakin’ amazing mix of traditional and quirky. (With a theme they described as “Snap-On Tools & Dairy Milking”, I knew right from the start …

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April & Nick’s DIY Thurlby Domain Wedding – Autumn 2018, Queenstown

APRIL & NICK’S DIY THURLBY DOMAIN WEDDING April & Nick’s Big Day April & Nick tied the knot on the 21st of April surrounded by their closest friends and family in a very DIY Thurlby Domain Wedding.  The weather was perfect for a Queenstown Autumn Wedding.  There was not a breath of wind and the …

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Lauren & Andy’s Jaw-Droppingly Beautiful Thurlby Domain Autumn Wedding

What a day Lauren & Andy’s Thurlby Domain Autumn Wedding turned out to be!  Now, I had been looking forward to Lauren & Andy’s Thurlby Domain Autumn Wedding for a loooooong time and for a number of reasons.  But in the end, Lauren & Andy’s Wedding was even more fun and even more beautiful than …

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How Your Queenstown Wedding Formals Can Make Or Break Your Wedding Day

HOW YOUR QUEENSTOWN WEDDING FORMALS CAN MAKE OR BREAK YOUR WEDDING DAY. As a Queenstown Wedding Photographer with 16 years experience, I firmly believe that your Queenstown Wedding Formals can literally make or break your Wedding Day.  In this Blog Post, I’m going to explain exactly what the Wedding Formals are and how they can …

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Everything You Need To Know About Queenstown Wedding Photography

THE ULTIMATE QUEENSTOWN WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDE – BY PATRICK FALLON / QUEENSTOWN WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER This Ultimate Queenstown Wedding Photography Guide contains a heap of great info and advice to help you plan your Queenstown Wedding Photography.  It is written by yours truly, Patrick Fallon of Fallon Photography.  I am a full-time Queenstown Wedding Photographer with …

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Relaxed & A Little Bit Rock & Roll Queenstown Hill Station Wedding – Fraser & Indri

On Saturday the 25th of November, local legends and heroes of the Queenstown mountain bike community Fraser & Indri tied the knot at their Queenstown Hill Station wedding, surrounded by a close bunch of family, mates and riding buddies. (I will always owe Fraser & Indri more than one for putting me up in their …

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7 Queenstown Winter Wedding Tips for an Amazing Wedding

7 Queenstown Winter Wedding Tips for an Amazing Wedding This winter I have been lucky enough to photograph some amazing couples getting married in some amazing locations.  (Like Shae & Richie’s snowboarding wedding in a snowstorm on top of Coronet Peak).  Here are 7 Queenstown Winter Wedding Tips to help you have an amazing Queenstown …

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EPIC Queenstown Snowboard Wedding…in a snow storm!!

WILD WEATHER FOR SHAE & RICHIE’S EPIC QUEENSTOWN SNOWBOARD WEDDING When I woke up early on the morning of Shae & Richie’s Queenstown Snowboard Wedding the rain was bucketing down! But Shae & Richie’s wedding was on top of a mountain (Coronet Peak Ski Area) so I knew it was more likely to be snowing up …

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Louise + Tom’s Breathtakingly Beautiful Winter Wedding Queenstown

Louise + Tom’s Breathtakingly Beautiful Queenstown Winter Wedding If I could clone Louise & Tom and pretty much everything about their Queenstown Winter Wedding, I would have to seriously consider it! CRAZY CATS These two crazy cats are such awesome people – natural, relaxed, loving and funny. And on top of all this, they’re good …

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Stoneridge Estate Wedding – With Helicopters On Top!! Carson + Vanessa

Stoneridge Estate Wedding – With Helicopters On Top!! Carson + Vanessa Carson & Vanessa’s Stoneridge Estate wedding was, quite simply, stunningly beautiful. The place and time was Queenstown New Zealand in autumn. In between the ceremony and reception, Heliworks Queenstown picked the newly married Mr. & Mrs. Page & I up from a private landing …

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Stress-free backups of your vital digital data (Part 2 of 2).

In this follow up to my previous post on “Simple, stress-free backups” I’m going to talk you through (as briefly and simply as possible) my system for data backups, including the software and hardware I use. SOFTWARE Firstly, I use Shotput Pro for all my image downloads.  This nifty little app will download to as …

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Simple, stress-free backups of your vital digital data (part 1 of 2)

Today I want to talk (as briefly and as simply as possible) about data backups. Now, obviously there are a lot of expert opinions out there on this subject and many of these opinions are more expert than mine.  However, I have done my research and come up with a system that works really well …

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The revolutionary Profoto B1 Air TTL off-camera flash.

I’m very excited to announce that I just bit the bullet and ordered the revolutionary Profoto B1 Air TTL off-camera flash (the new version is called the B1x).  I can’t wait for it to arrive so I can start shooting with this sucker!! And now I’m going to assume, that if you’re read this far …

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