Sarah & Tim

| 09/05/2012

What can we say about Sarah & Tim. Officially the nicest bloke on the planet according to those who know him, and Sarah… well she is just gorgeous. Don’t believe me? Have a look at these shots by Cath & Tyler, and witness the wedding day of perhaps the nicest couple you are likely to…Read more



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Amanda & Frederic

| 01/05/2012

Amanda & Frederic are two of the loveliest people. Their wedding in Brisbane was intimate and relaxed, and is the first of two weddings, with the second ceremony in Fiji. The great news is Cath & I have been invited to photograph their Fiji wedding as well in October. WE CAN”T WAIT!



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Why you should never travel with Wilko

| 18/04/2012

Here is a great example of why you should never travel with Ian Wilkinson. I know him well enough to never turn my back on him. Never. Ben Clark was not so prepared…



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Leigh & Damien

| 17/04/2012

Dear Diary – Saturday 14th April 2012 I went to work today. It started with a dip in the Pacific Ocean. The water was crystal clear and between seasons. Perfect. I suggested the Groom takes a dip with the groomsmen for a photo opportunity… it’ll be fun. They fell for it. I caught two waves…Read more



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Sarah & Adam

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Every-one has a job to do at Vivid apart from photography and image production. Tyler takes the bin out Tuesday night (if he remembers) and controls the engine room, Jessica keeps us all on an even course in admin, Cath dreams of a 5D mk3, and I blog (mostly). Why do I blog (mostly)? Top…Read more



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Postscript

| 28/03/2012

Oh man I forgot my man Andrew Kwintowski. Runner up Wedding Photographer of the Year. I just spent 4 days and nights with this man in an RV in the canyons of Nevada, Idaho, and Nebraska (see my recent posts), and he deserves this award. Well done Andrew! All my traveling companions, thank you. Here…Read more



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2012 Queensland AIPP Professional Photography Awards

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Without knowing all the results, we are excited to announce we have won another Gold Award this year at the annual AIPP State Awards. In addition, the boy wizard Tyler Alberti, in his first year entering as a full member of the AIPP, has won a Silver Distinction award with a fabulous B&W wedding image.…Read more



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US Trip 2012

| 16/03/2012

I recently traveled to the US for the fourth year in a row to attend WPPI. Well what is WPPI? About 16,000 photographers of all types, abilities, and from all over the world, converge to learn about the craft and business of wedding and portrait photography. The conference was great but this year I was…Read more



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Professional Portrait Photography

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Professional photography seems to be a word applied to anyone who knows how to pick up a camera. Well I’m here to dispel that myth. If you are wondering why you should book a professional portrait photographer… read on: Ask anyone what the most important thing in life is… and the answer will be two…Read more



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Trip to the USA

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I can’t believe it’s already a week since I got off that plane. Three nights in an RV with four other photographers. Two nights in Vegas. Five nights in NYC. A few nights on planes as well. What a trip! I was lucky enough to travel with four amazing photographers. Each with a different take…Read more



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Valentine’s Day Promotion – And the winner is….

| 27/02/2012

And our lucky winner is…. Stephanie Coghlan! Congratulations to Stephanie and her partner Luke who will be receiving a $1500 Couples Photography package. We also have two runners up – Amanda Ward and Rachael Ortlik for submitting some great responses to our love story competition, both will be receiving $300 Portrait Vouchers to put towards…Read more



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Allie & Heath’s Wonderful Album

| 11/02/2012

Last year we photographed the wedding of two very nice people down Currumbin way. They are Allie & Heath, their wedding photography was on the beach, and they experienced a natural exhibition like no other! Mother nature at her best. Here are a few of their wedding album page designs for you to enjoy…



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Ahh Melbourne!

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You Melbourne photographers are blessed to have so much great architecture, I hope I never hear you complain about not having any photography locations. This shot of Prue & James was taken at the GPO on Burke St, but could be Turino (Turin) Italy.



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Two Lovers, One Future

| 03/02/2012

  Here is a little Friday afternoon fun with yet another tribute to pop culture. This time we are paying homage one of our favourite films Inception. This is another great shot taken by Rich on their recent trip down to Melbourne to photograph the lovely Prue + James. Check out Rich’s blog post here…Read more



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Melbourne Part 1 – Sophie & Sam

| 31/01/2012

Cath & I believe having your portrait taken by your wedding photographer before the actual wedding day is so valuable. Apart from having a beautiful set of images which capture our clients love and lifestyle, it’s a great way to get to know each other better, and for our clients to get an insight into…Read more



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Melbourne Part 2 – Prue & James

| 30/01/2012

Walking around Melbourne we found some awesome spots for photography. The place is teeming with possibilities. We dragged Prue & James through dank and dirty alleyways (how romantic!), Italianesque (my word) gallerias, and rundown historic buildings. We discovered a lot about this attractive couple as we went from location to location. One thing is for…Read more



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