The Wedding of Megan & Josh

May 12th, 2015

May 1st 2015

Groom & Bridal Preperations – Jupiters Hotel and Casino Townsville

Ceremony in the Gardens of Jupiters Hotel

Location photography at Queens Gardens & Anzac Park, Townsville

Reception in Jupiters Ballroom

NEP_1477 copyCongratulations to Megan and Josh for finally tying the knot! I must admit, that with two date changes and two children inbetween booking me as their photographer some years ago, I was starting to wonder…

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These two little boys were definitely part of the hold up, along with building a house! The day finally did arrive and a fabulous day it was too, our glorious winter, sunny weather, perfect in every way for a wedding.

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I do love this town this time of year, the sun lower in the sky, longer shadows, golden, warm, winter afternoons with dazzling light! You can’t beat it.

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I started the photo coverage with the groom and his groomsmen, all was pretty relaxed and calm there, even with two little boys to keep everyone on their toes, nothing a good dose of tickling would not cure.

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Also very cool, calm and collected over in the bridal suite, with just parents and bridesmaides, who happen to be sisters, so it was very much a family affair. There were a couple of last minute sewing adjustments made by mum of the bride, then some great, getting dressed pics of the girls, such a girly time, I love it!

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The wedding ceremony was held downstairs in the gardens, Megan just checks out who is there, I check out how the light is falling, is there enough shade?

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The girls are ready on time, with even a few moments to spare. I love the light in the hotel room, with windows on both sides of the room, beautiful side lighting for a radiant bride.

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It was a lovley touch that little Jake was able to bring the rings up to his parents for the ceremony.

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I just love the look on his face as his parents are pronounced “Married” He was such a good boy during the ceremony, with a lot of responsibility, and everyone watching.

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There they are, the long awaited rings, the wedding dress and flowers in that sensational North Queensland winter sunshine.

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Queens Gardens, is a great location with a diverse selection of photo opportunities.

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In this photo we have added a little bit of warm tungsten light, it just gives everything a nice warmish glow, especially to highlight the satin fabric and beadwork on the dress.

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Jupiters once again organised and executed a great function, consistant great food and service really give this place the edge as a venue!

Best wishes to you both!

 

 

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