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Over the years I’ve come to think that my work and style is best showcased at vineyards, farms and venues with big open spaces… I just love big compositions and landscapes for portraits! Braeside Chapel Weddings are a perfect example of that, with Braeside having some of the most gorgeous grounds that I’ve ever seen on a private property. Dan & Caitlin, highschool sweethearts were married there last Friday and needless to say, we were super excited to be documenting their day through both photo & video. Not only because we were excited to shoot somewhere new for us, but also because of how sweet these two are. I know I say that about a lot of my JFL couples, but how I got so lucky still astounds me!

Dan & Caitlin, I know you’re enjoying your honeymoon over in Bali – but I wanted to take a minute to say thank you. Documenting your first day as husband & wife was incredible – I hope you love these photos as much as I loved taking them and we simply cannot wait to show you more!! All my love, K xx

Here is a glimpse into their Wedding Day story:

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GOLD COAST WEDDING PREP VENUE: PEPPERS BROADBEACH

Caitlin’s morning started with her lovely mum and 4 gorgeous bridesmaids –  Maddie, Jocelyn, Wendy & Mel. There were plenty of giggles, glasses of bubbles and good memories being made, while the girls all got ready for Caitlin’s big day! Like always, I started documenting her beautiful wedding day details… 

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After some champagne photos with the girls in their robes, it was time for Caitlin to get dressed into her stunning Grace Loves Lace Wedding Dress…

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GOLD COAST WEDDING CEREMONY VENUE: BRAESIDE CHAPEL, MERRIMAC

Meanwhile, the finishing touches were being put on Braeside Chapel in preparation for Dan & Caitlin’s Wedding Ceremony…

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The moment everyone had been waiting for – especially Dan!

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Introducing Mr & Mrs Blair!

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After their Ceremony officiated by James Mclauchlan (a celebrant – and all round lovely guy – I’d highly recommend!) it was time for their bridal portraits! With storms forecasted, we decided to take their portraits using the grounds at Braeside Chapel and my goodness, am I glad we did! They have so many great spots for photos, we were honestly spoilt for choice!

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These quiet moments are what it’s all about – after the Ceremony, taking time with your new husband or wife to reflect on the day so far and take some pretty bridal portraits with just the two of you!

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We also took photos with Caitlin and her girls…

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… and with Dan & his guys – Luke, Nick, James & Sean!

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GOLD COAST WEDDING RECEPTION VENUE: BRAESIDE CHAPEL, MERRIMAC

As the storm clouds rolled in, it was time for Dan & Caitlin to join their guests for their Wedding Reception! Braeside Chapel have a gorgeous silk lined marquee, perfect for celebrating (and staying dry!) long into the night! After Mr & Mrs Blair made their entrance, it was time for cake cutting, heartfelt speeches and lots & lots of dancing…

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Congratulations again you guys! Here’s to your adventures together as a married couple!

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A huge thanks to the following vendors for making Dan & Caitlin’s Wedding Day as incredible as it was:

Wedding Venue: Braeside Chapel, Gold Coast | Celebrant: James Mclauchlan Marriage Celebrant | Styling & Florals: Coco & Confetti | Wedding Gown: Grace Loves Lace | Hair & Makeup Artist: Lara Quinn | Bridesmaid Dresses: Shona Joy | Suits: Stuart Suits | Cake: Two Little Bakers | Catering: VGC Catering | Invitation Suite: White Ink Design Co | Photo Booth: In The Booth

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

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