GREEK ORTHODOX WEDDING: J&E

I love coming across cultures I have never really experienced before… this happened a few weeks ago when I had the delight to document a Greek Orthodox wedding here in Brisbane! While there are many aspects that are different to the weddings that I have photographed in the past, I love that it always comes back to one, very important thing. Family united by the love of a very special couple… On this beautiful Brisbane day, Joe & Elleni became husband and wife, surrounded by their closest friends and family! It was a day that I will never forget… followed by a night of the most crazy dancing I’ll also never forget!! These guys sure know how to party!

Here’s a peek into their Wedding Day story:

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While the groom calmed his nerves with a glass of whisky (or two), the bride & her bridesmaids were having their own morning fun at her family home…

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I love the morning of a Wedding Day – there are just so many beautiful moments, shared between the bride & the people she loves most in the world. It’s such a beautiful way to start the day!

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Their Ceremony was held at their local Greek Orthodox Church, here in Brisbane. Such a stunning church which made for an equally amazing Wedding Ceremony…

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The Bride, Elleni wore the most beautiful smile, complete with her smiling father in the background!

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Husband & Wife…

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After the Ceremony, we ventured into the City Botanical Gardens for some bridal portraits with the newlyweds & their bridal party! It was such a beautiful winters day, there was honestly no place I’d rather be!

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As the last light faded, we made our way back to the Brisbane Convention Centre for their Wedding Reception… that had been styled just beautifully.

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… and the room was made complete with city views! Check out the Eye of Brisbane from here!

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After Joe & Elleni’s first dance as Husband & Wife, everyone took to the dance floor! These guys sure knew how to party… and dance!

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I stole them for one last photo before I left, with the city view as a backdrop. Introducing Mr & Mrs Curtis! Joe & Elleni, thank you so much for trusting Nick & I to photograph this very special time in your lives and we just cannot wait to see what the future holds for you both! I just know how amazing it is going to be!

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A huge thanks to the following vendors that bought their Wedding Day vision to life:

Ceremony Venue: Greek Orthodox Parish-Community of the Dormition of the Theotokos | Reception Venue: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Bridal Gown: Kerry Xynias Bespoke Bridal | Florist: Brisbane Market Flowers | Jewellery: Samantha Wills | Hair Stylist: Julianna Csonti | Makeup Artist: NC Makeup Artistry | Bridesmaid Gowns: For Her & For Him | Grooms Attire: Tony Barlows Menswear | Cake: Tracey Innes