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Amanda & Simon's sunny Cossars wedding

Written by Angela Penn on March 26th, 2015.      0 comments


Wow, this day could not have been more different weather-wise! It started off looking pretty miserable but ended up being a scorcher!  These two must be blessed!
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So the day started like this... overcast, grey, drizzly. Inside was a hive of activity and the smell of breakfast was DIVINE. 
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Everything was nice and relaxed.
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Just for the record, it's gold and cream.  ;P
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Over with the girls things were equally relaxed!
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I LOVED these girls!  I had so much fun hanging out with this bridal party!
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And then it was off to the gorgeous Cossars! (I love shooting here).
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Love these moments - Simon dropped the ring!
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I LOOOOOOVE this moment!!!
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What an amazing day - thank you guys SO much for choosing me - I had so much fun! x
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VENDORS:
Photographer: Ladybug Photography by Angela Penn
Venue: Cossars Wineshed
Food: Moveable Feasts
Makeup & Nails - Sakura Beauty
Hair: Trends Hair Design
Band – Ctrl Alt Rock
Flowers: Charmed Flowers – bouquets
               Moffatts – table flowers
Dress: To Cherish
Rings: Via Sollertia
 

hannah + sam's trents vineyard wedding

Written by on February 13th, 2013.      0 comments

Where do I even BEGIN posting about this beautiful couple? I think I may as well jump right in and show you the photos ...  So many smiles editing these!

When I walked into Hannah's parent's house the first thing I saw were these gorgeous shoes - squeeee!!!!
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Trying to get into the dress was the first hurdle! Luckily Hannah had 4 gorgeous bridesmaids to help.
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Just stunning, Hannah.
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Hannah puts some finishing touches on her mum.  Yes Vanda, you're caught on camera.  ;D
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Then time for a special thank you gift from Hannah to her bridesmaids.
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And just enough time for some photos with mum and dad.
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Dad Alistair, walks his stunning daughter towards her husband to be.  I love how these guys are holding hands. x
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Church of Ascension, Mt Pleasant.
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Caught one of the tea ladies in prayer too...
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These next two images are when Sam just couldn't help himself and went in for a kiss.  And why wouldn't he?
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She's not your traditional bride.  And I LOVE that!
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And off to Taylor's Mistake for some fun in the sun!
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The beach is this couples' favourite place.
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A must-stop-at in Sumner was the knitting container.  I'm not sure Hannah's new love for knitting will take over the surfing though.
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And to Trent's Estate Vineyard.
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Some of the guests played petanque...
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While others just took some time out.
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The guests were asked to sign ... a surfboard!  Of course!
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Now time for speeches... I knew these were going to be GOOD and I wasn't disappointed!
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Love reflections...
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Hannah & Sam - you make such a beautiful couple, you have amazing friends and a wonderful family. I know this because I was constantly asked if I'd had something to eat, a coffee, or if I wanted a seat.  Lovely, lovely people.  You have such a wonderful support network.  I loved your wedding. xxx

When asked what theme Hannah & Sam were having for their wedding, she answered "ummm... Stuff I Like!".

Bride's dress: Lazaro style 3000 (second-hand)
Shoes: Irregular Choice
Hairpiece: Hannah made this herself from scraps of the dress
Hair and Makeup - Mariessa Waddington
Bridesmaids dresses:  Anna Stretton
Guys' suits: Soho 2 piece hired from Sergios
Guys' shirts: Country Road
Flowers: Aromaunga
Church: Church of Ascension, Mt Pleasant
Venue: Trents Estate Vineyard
Band: Assembly Required
 

pip + geoff's kate sheppard gardens wedding

Written by on February 10th, 2013.      0 comments

Pip and Geoff met at school, and by all accounts it took them a while to get together.  They are avid runners (possibly doing the Boston Marathon soon, huh guys?) & cheese lovers (check out their cake!).  And they had the most amazing wedding.  It was held at Kate Sheppard House & Garden and is absolutely beautiful there.

Pip goes over her vows ...
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While I take some shots of her dress which was made by Amy of Aeon Dressmaking - it is stunning!  Her shoes are from Myer in Brisbane.
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Pip's sister Anna gets ready before helping the bride into her dress.  (I'm a sucker for pointy ballet feet).
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Then a few family photos inside this gorgeous homestead before the ceremony!
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So I leave the girls to it and sneak outside to get some crowd shots and find some man-love going on!
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Geoff sees his gorgeous bride walking down the path and there's hardly a dry eye in the house.  This great shot of Pip and her dad was taken by my second shooter Oswald from Oswald Photography.  :D
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Sometimes it's the little ones who steal the show...
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And sometimes not! (PS I LOVE this shot!).
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And time for a little giant Jenga.  Boom!
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And the beautiful rings!!!
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Ooh and the cake! It was a cheese cake! Not a cheese cake, cheese cake, but a cake made from 3 types of cheese!  By Canterbury Cheesemongers.
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The full moon that night was a beautiful end to a magic day.  What an honour photographing Pip & Geoff's wedding.  I thought it was pretty perfect and I know they did too. x
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Pip's dress: by Amy of Aeon Dressmaking
Pip's shoes: Myer
Venue: Kate Sheppard House & Garden
Hair: Jem Smalley of Felix Culpa
Makeup:  Callie Sanford
Flowers: Flowers on Holmwood
Cake: Canterbury Cheesemongers
Band: Catherine Wells
 

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Angela Penn is a member of the NZIPP & qualified portrait photographer in Christchurch, New Zealand and is absolutely passionate about photographing people.

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