BRISBANE COPTIC ORTHODOX WEDDING: H&L

I love the couples I cross paths with during my work as a wedding photographer! I think it’s super special that it brings people from my past that I may have lost touch with over the years as our paths went different ways, back into my life – like it did with Louise. I first met this gorgeous girl years ago when I was living in Toowoomba (where I grew up!) In a time before photography was a part of my life or Nick was around… it almost feels like another lifetime ago! I remember thinking back then, just as I know now – that Louise is not only one of the sweetest, but she is also one of the kindest people I have ever met…. and she is now in love and has found her prince charming in Hany! Louise & Hany were married last month in Brisbane, personalising their Wedding Day to incorporate a Coptic Orthodox Ceremony with a relaxed rooftop celebration for their Reception. I loved everything about their special day and was honoured to document it for them!

Here is a glimpse into their beautiful Wedding Day story:

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Louise got ready with her parents & bridesmaids at the stunning Pullman Hotel here in Brisbane. Surrounded by beautiful details, including the most stunning florals by Kimmy at The Little Flower Stall (who is actually my very talented cousin!) I was spoilt for choice when it came to photographing all Louise’s pretties!

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Before long it was time for Louise to get dressed into her custom wedding gown… I loved how unique Louise’s gown was with the floral bodice. A perfect choice for this gorgeous flower loving girl!

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Their Wedding Ceremony was held at the Virgin Mary Coptic Orthodox Church in Calamvale, south of Brisbane. This was my first Coptic Orthodox Ceremony to photograph and I must admit, it was a joy to document! There were so many unique aspects to cover and everyone made me feel so very welcome, which I really appreciated!

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After their Ceremony, we made our way to the Brisbane Botanical Gardens for their Bridal Portraits…

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and were spoilt with some beautiful winter light for the newlyweds!

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After exploring the gardens together, it was time for their Reception at Sixteen Antlers! Louise & Hany chose to host a relaxed, rooftop celebration where their guests could mingle and chat all night long, getting to know each other and enjoying each other’s company. It was the perfect end to a beautiful day… Congratulations again, Mr & Mrs Hanna!

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A huge thanks to the following vendors for making Hany & Louise’s Wedding Day as beautiful as it was:

Bride Prep Venue: Pullman Hotel, Brisbane | Ceremony Venue: Virgin Mary Coptic Orthodox Church, Calamvale | Reception Venue: Sixteen Antlers Rooftop Bar, Brisbane | Florals: The Little Flower Stall | Bridal Gown: Custom Design by Mezann | Hair Stylist: Annie Groves | Makeup Artist: Katie Shearer | Cake: Expression Cake Design

I’d love to hear what you think – leave me a comment below (it honestly will make my day!):