South Australia had a taken a fair beating from old mate mother nature in the last week. With 3 weddings to shoot myself, I was a little concerned that we’d end up getting washed out before we even started, particularly given that there was a 90% chance of rain from around 2pm onwards on Ebony + Patricks big day.
Despite the rather rude weather predictions, we were gifted a blinder morning as I drove into the hills to catch up with Patrick and the boys at Toby’s parents circa 1800’s stone built home just outside of Mount Torrens. After goofing around the with guys and paying a visit to an old cemetery, I made the trip to short trip Balhannah to meet Ebony & the girls who were preparing at an stunning Australian heritage listed homestead. Given the looming concern of monsoon conditions approaching, everyone remained in great spirits in the lead up to the formal part of the day. A collective effort By The Oaktree & Fleurs by Nadia had created a stunning setup capping on the elegantly rustic canvas that Howard Vineyard expertly presents.
The weather held for the ceremony and began clouding up as we hit up some of the spots I have eyeballed previously. Then rain then set in, granted a little less intense than the previous couple of days. Credit to both Ebony + Patrick, they were both game enough to trounce through wet & muddy grass with me in the rain, lighting up flares and generally having a ballin’ time.
As 6pm rolled around, we made our way inside to the toasty reception room where we partied the evening away. It was an unusually late one for me as I decided to follow the guest coach down to the Arkabar and indulge in a couple of espresso martinis before finally calling it a night around the 3am mark. I honestly can’t thank you guys, your families and your friends for an incredible day. I hope you enjoy these frames.
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