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Wedding: C+V

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It’s been a while since I’ve blogged a wedding, and as it stands, I’m rather behind on blog-posts. Without saying too much, we were (Philip joined me for the day) fortunate enough to shoot a gorgeous wedding for a couple from Australia, with about sixty of their friends, at Churchhaven in the West Coast National Park. We were only there for 2 hours, but fun we did have and the couple was a joy to work with. Enjoy a couple of outtakes.

Apart from the event organiser having to phone me on the way to organise toilet-paper as the venue had suddenly run out, there was also the question of blistering sun and wind. Wind as only it can blow on the West Coast. But as I’ve said ad nauseum: get lemons, make lemonade. I’ve always found that apart from the discomfort on the day, wind makes for beautiful pictures. Dresses show better when blown about a bit, and I’m a sucker for wind-swept hair. It all just suits the whole mystery of the bride. Anyways, herewith, as promised some more pictures.

 

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