A Fabulous Wedding at The Homestead and Woolshed on Racecourse - Styled Photo Shoot

A Fabulous Wedding at The Homestead and Woolshed on Racecourse - Styled Photo Shoot

Back on November I was involved in the most fabulous styled wedding photo shoot at the amazing Homestead and Woolshed on Racecourse as the 'Behind the scenes' photographer. NZ Bride & Groom magazine – Issue 88, page 141 - featured it!

Anna and Tim's Catlins Riverridge Retreat Dream Wedding

Anna and Tim's Catlins Riverridge Retreat Dream Wedding

Anna & Tim had an amazing wedding in my favourite place in the whole of New Zealand - The Catlins. Epic views, ancient forest & tree line avenues, dramatic weather, rustic hay bales & old barns, vintage cars, a river for a spot of fishing - this wedding had it all and I loved every bit of it.

The Secret Forest - a vintage inspired photo shoot

Here's some visual beauty to enjoy... the result of an amazing collaboration with the super talented Jen from Studio 24 florist, Clare from Cakes of Wanaka and myself. Our bride has taken a moment aside from her wedding and chanced upon an abundance of delights in the forest... Gorgeous cakes and beautiful flowers are everywhere, plus a whole array of vintage objects to browse.

Follow her adventure as the discovers a variety of treasures...

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A tale of love and loss - a vintage steampunk wedding photo shoot

I'm so excited to be launching this fabulous story of love & loss in fabulous vintage Steampunk wedding style. Taking place at The Rippon Hall in Wanaka one Spring afternoon, two ladies prepare for their wedding day to as yet unseen suitors. Little do they know their suitors is one and same for both of them. Watch what happens as the ladies are are torn between their friendship and the lone gentleman who has arrived on the scene.

Getting involved in projects such as this are essential for me to keep my personal creativity challenged and focused. Even a month down the track I'm still buzzing from the whole experience of the shoot.

This sumptuous story was the collaboration of a super talented Wanaka team orchestrated by Tracey from The Vintage Hire Co., Deirdre from Road to Beauty on make-up, Shannon van Walt van Praag on hair and our wonderful models Ashleigh, Miriam and Jamie.. you are all well and truly amazing!

Thanks again to Laura at The Rippon Hall for loan of such a fabulous venue.

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Props - The Vintage Hire Co. Flowers -

Crimson - Wedding Flowers by Tracey Morrow

Make up - Road to Beauty

Hair - Shannon van Walt van Praag

Models - Ashleigh, Miriam and Jamie

Venue - The Rippon Hall

The beauty of letterpress printing

With a new logo comes new business cards.... I wanted a simple yet classy look for my cards and I chose letterpress. An older form of printing, every letterpress job is unique and therefore made-to-order. Letterpress printing takes some time as the design needs to be sent out to be made into plate before the printing process can occur. Often the colour of a print job can take a long time and each page is fed by hand.

Printed on 600gsm white super thick card, my beautiful new cards have a deep impression or 'deboss' into the paper and look beautifully textured.

Utterly beautiful and simply gorgeous...

Thanks to Karl from Evilfish Design and all those involved for such a great job.

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