Wedding day

The land of forests and lakes

Lots has happened since my last blog post. I did my trip to Finland where I worked over three months. I returned back to Perth a month ago with hard drive full of cool photos and great memories.

These photos on my screen are taking me back to Finland and Finnish summer. It probably wasn't the best by the weather. I heard Perth was cold and very wet, but Finland wasn't any less rainy, that's for sure. But had amazing time with my family and friends and met lovely couples and was able to be part of amazing Finnish weddings.

It did rain in every single wedding I did. But in each one of them we were able to take the shots we wanted. I think we were just lucky, well organised or my brides and grooms were cool enough not to care about little drizzle.

This wedding was special, because we took the wedding portraits few days before the actual wedding day. Bride had her trial hair and make up done during the day and we had the whole evening to do what ever we felt like. No rushed or stressed, just having good time. Bride did need gumboots and it was pretty windy, but we found so many wicked spots and were able to use, and what beautiful shots we got. Massive thanks to this awesome couple for being so happy to do what I asked, you guys were beautiful.

Now focusing on a new wedding season here in Aus, which started few weeks ago. Next summer in Finland is almost booked, so very excited and looking forward to work in this magnificent Finnish nature again.

Home made

When doing this for a living one of the best parts is being able to experience, and be part of, so many different weddings. This wedding was again one of a kind.

I went to check out this location a week before the wedding. Driving out to the Perth Hills was absolutely breathtaking, misty rain, beautiful forests..... the nature was just so different from the city. At the venue there was a lot going on. There were many people helping the couple to make everything ready for the party by cutting, sweeping, clearing, brushing and decorating. They had achieved so much already but there was still heaps to do. 

By the wedding day everything was accomplished. This couple have lovely people around them, who care about them and made their day perfect. This group had turned a huge back garden to a beautiful spot for the ceremony. They had cleaned and emptied a whole shed, turning it into an intimate space for their guests to have fun, party and enjoy the most beautiful, colourful and tastiest home made food I could ever have imagined. And yes, every single dish was home made. Pretty impressive.

Everything about this wedding was done by hand; giving this wedding a unique, incredibly personal and loving touch. And I think every single guest appreciated it. Thank you Katherine and Mark for a great wedding and letting me capture it all. I hope these photos tell the story of this very special day.