Feature Wedding – Linda & Dean

Sydney Harbour Wedding Photographer

The gorgeous city of Sydney was the backdrop for Linda and Dean’s wedding, fitting considering it was a night out in the city where they first met and the sparks flew. Meeting through mutual friends, it wasn’t long before Linda and Dean were dating, culminating in a romantic marriage proposal at a picnic in the gorgeous grounds of Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens. The city theme followed them right through to their honeymoon with a memorable holiday in two of the most famous cities in the world, Las Vegas and New York, before… Read More

Destination Wedding Ireland – Shelly & Dave

As a wedding photographer in Sydney, I bear witness to such a vast array of beautiful wedding photo locations. Though, when I was asked to travel to Ireland as the photographer for Shelly & Dave’s wedding recently, I thought this would be an amazing photographic opportunity I could not pass up. And I wasn’t disappointed. The Couple When Shelly started working as a waitress in a cocktail bar she would never had thought she would find her husband to be in her manager Dave. They worked together for four years, forming a… Read More

Feature wedding – Jules & Ben

vintage wedding camden

Jules and Ben’s wedding was an absolute dream to shoot, but before I tell you about the wedding, let me tell you their story. Having grown up in small neighbouring towns on the south coast of NSW, the gorgeous couple knew each other through friends from the last years of high school. However, it wouldn’t be until they were in their early twenties that they would see each other in a different light. One afternoon, Ben convinced Jules to miss her gym session, and join him on the beach at Coledale for… Read More

Feature Wedding – Olivia & Andrew

Olivia and Andrew had known each other for a few years through mutual friends. Olivia thought Andrew was a nice guy, but it wasn’t until 2007 that they shared their first kiss at an Australia Day Party hosted by one of their now bridesmaids. It only took a few dates for the couple to be totally smitten with each other. Olivia & Andrew lived with each other for some years, and in that time, knew quite a bit about each other, not to mention meeting Prince Harry in Croatia together! They went… Read More

Feature Wedding – Jo & Jarrod

Noosa wedding photography

Jo & Jarrod met at the Corner House in Bondi. It was a rainy Sunday afternoon, and Jarrod had decided to haul himself off the couch to return a set of bongos to a friend. Jo was enjoying a cheeky drink in celebration of completing a very muddy warrior dash that weekend. Introduced through mutual friends, the two of them ended up bonding over quite a few bottles of red wine. Fast forward eighteen months later, and whilst on holiday in Noosa for Jo’s birthday, the pair drove up to the lookout at sunset. It was almost… Read More

A wedding through the eyes of a photographer

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Believe it or not, for me, the excitement of your big day all begins about 12 months before your actual wedding. It usually hits me when I first receive that initial point of contact, either through a phone call or email. When I meet you for the first time, my energy for your wedding increases as I start to visualise the two of you in the photos, and your vision for what you would like your day to look like. Every wedding is different, and the couples that choose to individualise their wedding, are… Read More

Feature Wedding – Brooke & Paul Douglas

Cronulla Wedding : Kat Stanley Photography

Brooke arrived in Hong Kong for work in April 2011 and spotted her husband-to-be across a local bar. Brooke mentioned to her friend that the guy across the bar was just her type. Twelve months later, Brooke was set up on a blind date by a friend, and it was Paul, the guy across the bar. One year to the day of their first date, Brooke and Paul celebrated with a progressive dinner around Hong Kong. As a surprise to Brooke, Paul had organised for dessert to be served on the window… Read More

Feature wedding – Veena & Joel

Destination wedding photographer Kat Stanley Photography

The beautiful Veena and Joel met while working in a bar, calling bingo together before they started dating. As they flirted during these bingo sessions, Joel would do his best to make Veena burst into laughter as they called the numbers, repeating extremely funny number puns… Classic folk lore for the couple. Whilst holidaying in Kanchanaburi Thailand, the couple visited the tiger temple. Joel surprised Veena with a proposal as he had organised for a 3 week old tiger cub to present Veena with the ring tied in a bow around its… Read More

Feature Wedding – Karen & Chris

Sydney Wedding Photographer :: Kat Stanley Photography

The first time they met For Karen & Chris their first chance meeting was actually at a wedding. Karen didn’t know the bride or groom, but was invited as a guest of someone she had only just started dating. She sat across the table from Chris all night and thought he was great. Chris later confessed it was love at first sight for him. The proposal The pair headed over to Europe for a month long holiday. It was 40 degrees, in beautiful Seville, Spain, when Chris thought it would be a good opportunity… Read More

The Verandahs, Terrara House Estate

Terrara House Estate Wedding Shoots Kat Stanley Photography

‘A Historic Country Wedding Venue with Timeless Elegance.’ Terrara House Estate is undoubtedly in my top 5 favourite wedding venues. It is one of the most beautiful places I have had the pleasure to photograph, and is the perfect setting for a vintage style wedding. I am again visiting the Terrara House property tomorrow for the third time, and I can’t wait to be able to experience the beauty through my camera, for another gorgeous wedding celebration. As you enter the traditional iron gates, amidst the gorgeous sandstone walls, you are immediately in awe of the… Read More