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Fran + Mark

Fran and Mark were married at the beautiful Poppies Martinborough. Photographed by the talented Candy Capco. Fran chose a fresh bright and happy color palette with hints of gold here and there on tables in the balloons. Her crown was made of fresh and fragrant jasmine. The stunning cake was made by her sister and maid of honor Grace of Sweet Bakery and Cakery. We adorned the sweet masterpiece with David Austin roses and jasmine with a hint of solidago. It was such an incredible day filled with smiles and love and glorious sunshine.   

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Alice and Josh

Alice & Josh were married this February at the beautiful Tarureka Estate.  Alice had done her searching via the internet and stumbled upon my website. She desperately wanted a designer who could do a botanical theme with an abundance of color.  Josh is Australian and they happily live in Melbourne which meant the planning had to be done via email and skype.  In fact I actually never got to meet them till the day before the wedding.  Alice had an incredible vision for her wedding and not shy about color at all. He sister the maid of honor even had a stunning hypnotic hydrangea print dress that was incredible with the flowers we chose.   Texture and foliage was also just...

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Pretty Puppies

Check out the cutest blog post on Anna Munro's blog. She and I worked together on a lovely little canine collars shoot.http://www.wellingtonphotographer.net/prettypuppies

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Sneek peak of last month's hypnotic shoot

Recently I worked on a fantastic shoot with the incredible model Jasmine Gemma-Lee.  The inspiration for this shoot was a dream I had that was an 80's Annie Lennox crossed with a Marie Antoinette and it was no small feat. There was several kgs of rose heads to be arranged into a head piece that was wired into Jasmine's hair.  Painful and precariously perched she totally amazed photographer Jess O'Brien and I.  As the camera started clicking Jasmine became feather light and was an epic graceful presence in film. What a pleasure it was to be a part. Thank you Rebecca Connor for the stunning makeup and Sopheak Seng for the gorgeous clothing by label Noa Noa. A massive thank...

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