When Brianne got in touch with me over email and explained that her & her fiance wanted a big, fun – and hopefully romantic – wedding at Riverlife in Brisbane, I was instantly in love. I’m also a romantic at heart and just adore taking photos that are filled with love, romance & a little bit of magic. Plus, having documented her cousins wedding 9 months earlier, Bri had seen me at work – albeit heavily pregnant at the time – yet hustling to get amazing images for her cousin. It means so much to me when my JFL couples recommend me to their friends & family, so finding that out made my heart so happy!
Fast forward to October this year and it was time for Brianne & Ashley to become husband & wife… it was a perfect spring day here in Brisbane!
Here’s a peek into their stunning wedding day:
BRIDAL PREP VENUE: OAKS FELIX, BRISBANE
The morning started off with Brianne and her two lovely sisters, Sian & Renae – getting ready at the lovely Oaks Felix in Brisbane. While they were getting pampered by the amazing team from Blush & Bangs, I got to work photographing all of Bri’s beautiful wedding day details…
I was so in love with the lace on Bri’s gown – isn’t it just divine!
Ashley & Bri also have a little human, Remy that had just turned one a month before the wedding. He’s such a handsome little guy and gave me all the baby cuddles I wanted – which as I now miss Spencer on wedding days when I’m away for so long – I really appreciated! Thanks Remy!
WEDDING CEREMONY VENUE: KANGAROO POINT, BRISBANE
Ashley & Brianne’s wedding ceremony took place on the banks of the Brisbane River in Kangaroo Point – it was such a pretty backdrop…
I love this. It seriously gives me all the feels.
Introducing Mr & Mrs Barkla!
After a lovely ceremony & the group photo, I took the bridal party and newlyweds for a short stroll around Kangaroo Point for their bridal portraits. I love this area of Brisbane as there are some really beautiful spots for photos and they are all really close together… making it so much more relaxing for my couples! Win, win!
We used the stunning lookout over the city, the cliff face, the boardwalk… and as the sun started to set, it just got even prettier!
Bri you are so stunning! Love these two side by side…
WEDDING RECEPTION VENUE: RIVERLIFE, BRISBANE
Meanwhile, the finishing touches were being put on their reception at Riverlife in Kangaroo Point… overlooking the Brisbane River, it’s such a pretty wedding reception spot – especially at sunset…
Ashley & Bri walked in to an incredible celebration with all of their closest family & friends… the night was filled with speeches, laughter, dancing and of course, some lovely cake…
Ashley & Bri, thank you so much. I have cherished being a part of this journey of yours and can’t wait to see what the future holds for you both as husband & wife! I know that whatever is in store – it’s going to be an amazing and can’t wait to see it unfold. Love, Kylie xx
Venue: Riverlife Brisbane
Wedding Dress: Ferrari Formalwear & Bridal
Bridesmaid Dresses: Review
Suits: Tony Barlow
Celebrant: Sarah May Alexander
Hair & Makeup: Blush & Bangs
Cake: Petal & Peach – Bespoke Cakery
DJ / MC: Let’s Marry
I’d love to hear what you think! Leave me a comment below – and I’m sure the newlyweds would appreciate some kind words to: