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Elaine & Richard’s Queenstown Back Yard Elopement

Elaine & Richard’s Queenstown Backyard Elopement Star-crossed lovers Elaine & Richard’s Queenstown Backyard Elopement really was a dream come true for them.  These two really are star-crossed lovers in every sense of the word. The fact that it took them 27 years to get to this day, the day they married the one true love of their lives, seems to …

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Nick & Nina’s Unconventional Thurlby Domain Elopement

Nick & Nina’s Unconventional Thurlby Domain Elopement Natural, simple & passionate Nick & Nina’s Unconventional Thurlby Domain Elopement was natural, simple & passionate – just the way a wedding should be I reckon! (Scroll down to read more). The back-story Nick & Nina Nick, of Italian ancestry, is a head chef working in Melbourne.  Nina is a Kiwi.  They met …

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Edu & Paulo’s Intimate Azur Luxury Lodge Queenstown Elopement

Edu & Paulo’s Intimate Azur Luxury Lodge Queenstown Elopement is living proof… All you really need for a beautiful Queenstown Wedding is the person you love most in the world, a celebrant and two witnesses! Brazilian couple Edu & Paulo, with a tonne of planning help from the super-lovely Eva Hooper Celebrant, planned to get married on a mountain-top somewhere in …

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Jessie & Buck’s Totally Off-The-Cuff Queenstown Gardens Elopement

BREE & TIM’S OFF-THE-CUFF QUEENSTOWN GARDENS ELOPEMENT In September I had the pleasure of photographing Jessie & Buck’s totally off-the-cuff Queenstown Gardens Elopement.  The weather was perfect, blue skies with clouds and soft light.  So the conditions were perfect for gorgeous Wedding Photos.  This is because soft light like this is perfect for a Garden or Park Wedding as it brings …

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Jess & Tain’s Intimate & Romantic Chapel By The Lake Elopement

INTIMATE & ROMANTIC CHAPEL BY THE LAKE ELOPEMENT – STONERIDGE ESTATE / JESS & TAIN   Jess & Tain’s Stoneridge Estate Chapel By The Lake Elopement was intimate, romantic & incredibly beautiful.  It was also the most short-notice booking I have ever done.  (And I have been shooting weddings as a Queenstown Wedding Photographer for over 16 years). TALK ABOUT A …

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How to pick the Perfect Location for your Queenstown Elopement Ceremony

ARE YOU PLANNING A QUEENSTOWN ELOPEMENT? Do you have no idea which of Queenstown many stunning locations you want to have your Queenstown Elopement Ceremony in? Here are some tips to help you find the perfect Queenstown Elopement Ceremony Location.  At the bottom of this post, you will also find and example of a #RealWedding Queenstown Elopement with details of Kestin & …

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Kestin + Chris | Queenstown Midwinter Elopement

Kestin and Chris are this truly lovely couple from Melbourne Australia who contacted me about photographing their Queenstown Midwinter Elopement. (What a back-story these two and their Queenstown Midwinter Elopement have!  But more about that later). Chris proposed to Kestin in their backyard literally twenty minutes before Kestin found out she was pregnant with their first child. They were celebrating …

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Stunning NZ High Country Elopement | Shelle + Greg

Shelle and Greg’s stunning NZ High Country Elopement style wedding was close to my heart for a number of reasons. Mostly because Shelle & Greg are just such an awesome couple. Also, because they got married at the amazing NZ High Country, a relatively new mountain-top venue here in Queenstown that is, quite simply, stunningly beautiful. I hadn’t shot a …

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Bree & Tim’s Glenorchy Elopement – Some Heart-Warming Bride Feedback

INTIMATE GLENORCHY ELOPEMENT – BREE & TIM In October, I had the pleasure of photographing the lovely Bree & Tim’s Glenorchy Elopement.  (Actually, Bree & Tim’s Glenorchy Wharf Elopement, to be more specific).  Glenorchy is a quiet little town located just 40 minutes drive north of Queenstown and nestled between huge mountains and the shores of Lake Wakatipu.  It’s a …