Sharri & Steve - Beverley Park Golf Club, Sydney Wedding

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Sharri & Steve // Married

Seems like my calendar has a weird way of putting things together. April and September 2018 both are my months of just Sydney weddings, and the wedding here of the new Mr and Mrs Edmonds saw Translucent Photography visiting Rockdale, for prep and back to Kogarah for their wedding ceremony and reception both held at Beverley Park Golf Club. I do love to travel, and stepping out of my local soil of the beautiful Illawarra is a great change of pace for me, and exciting to explore and photograph at new venues and environments around our nation!

Well, Sharri and Steve to make it here on their wedding day was almost 10 years in the making. Wow, right! They met nine and a half years ago, meeting through a mutual friend at Cronulla Beach. The proposal happened on the evening of their eight year anniversary, after dining at a local restaurant. Steve, nervous as anything proposed in the car before they left for dessert. 

They chose a bridal party of 14 for their big day, mainly filled with family. Steve is one of 8 kids so I new there'd be a strong sense of family at their wedding. Also too, Steve's Mum passed away 6 years ago last month (just a fortnight after their wedding). Sharri and Steve chose to exchange gifts the morning of - Steve gifting Sharri with a beautiful Armani watch, and Sharri adding a personalised touch to her gift and gave Steve personalised cufflinks with the left being an image of his Mum, the right being "Forever in my Heart". Both gifts were given to the bride and groom by the Best Man/Maid of Honour respectively, and both of these roles were filled by siblings. As you can see from the images below, those cufflinks held such an emotional resonance with Steve and his brother Dan, but also everyone there witnessing this very special moment. Sharri had also arranged for a beautiful framed image to be placed on their "Sweethearts" table at the reception, placed on Steve's side. This was a beautiful sentiment to her memory, and within the guests hearts her presence was definitely felt throughout the day.

I had a lot of fun with this bridal party and the wedding guests, with many travelling over from Steve's home country of New Zealand to be in attendance. There was even a surprise Haka between speeches which also added that real sense of culture into the night. The reception was styled to fit their very purple theme (Sharri's favourite colour!), with a lot of effort from not only Sharri and Steve but her parents also who together DIY'd a significant proportion of decorations for their wedding. 

Sharri, Steve - I wish you both a lifetime of love and happiness, and thankyou for inviting me along to celebrate and capture your day as you became husband and wife!

Vendor List:

Ceremony & Reception: Beverley Park Golf Club, Kogarah

Bouquets, Arbour & Reception Styling: DIY

Hair: Plats Hair Design

Makeup: Makeup by Xtina

Bridesmaid Dresses: Ginger and Orange

Suits: YD

Rebecca & David - Sylvan Glen Wedding

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Rebecca & David // Married

Bec & Dave held their wedding at Sylvan Glen Country Estate and my gosh - WHAT A VENUE! Boasting acres upon acres, a golf course, and a venue that has everything with details to boot! I had such an amazing day, racing around on golf buggies with this beautiful couple and their families. Of course, their adorable son definitely had the spotlight on him with his cuteness!
Congratulations to the new Mr & Mrs Malcolm, thank-you for inviting my along to capture your memories - I had so much fun!

Vendor List:

Venue: Sylvan Glen - Country Guesthouse
Bridal Gown: Ferrari Bridal
Bridesmaid Dresses: The Illawarra Wedding Centre
Suits: Connor
Brides Shoes: Direct Shoe Warehouse
Bridesmaid Shoes: Williams
Page Boys Attire: Big W
Flower Girl: Vintage Curls And Twirls
Heel Stoppers - Starlettos
Cufflinks: Etsy
Flowers: Danika Bell
Hair: Stacey Lee Hair Artistry
Makeup: Glamourosity Beauty
Entertainment: Nyssa & Alex Bunyan
Celebrant: Allison Baldwin
Cake: DeliciousLeigh Cakes
Stationary: Creations By Jas