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Sometimes I just love that the world sometimes feels so small… you know what they say about the whole 6 degrees of separation. That means that everyone is connected in some way or another – and that seriously gives me the warm & fuzzies. My gorgeous couple Taela + Sam are total proof of that concept. Years ago, when I was living in Toowoomba (so you guys, when I say years – I mean YEARS) I worked at this lovely little cafe called The Chocolate Cottage. It was the perfect fit, I was – and still am – a little obsessed with anything chocolate. Well, it turns out that my gorgeous JFL bride Taela is actually the daughter of the couple that own that very cafe. That must be less than 6 degrees right there – and made for an even sweeter experience for me on their wedding day!

Taela + her love Sam got married at the stunning Preston Peak Winery in Toowoomba and my goodness, it was a beautiful day. Not only did she have the most beautiful details and florals (a girl after my own heart) but this venue is one of my absolute favourites – and in my hometown! Congratulations again you pair! I hope you love this little peek into what your day looked like through my lens and I hope you love the images as much as I loved taking them!

Here’s a peek into their Preston Peak Wedding Day:

Toowoomba Wedding Venue Preston Peak with bride wearing vintage dress and bright flowers

Taela got ready with her gorgeous bridesmaids at her parents home just out of town in Highfields. When I arrived I started documenting all her pretty details while the lovely hair & makeup team finished pampering the ladies!

Engagement Ring with Wedding Invitation Pink Velvet Ring Box with Engagement Ring on Wedding Day Gold Glitter Wedding Shoes Bright Bridal Bouquet with roses & gum

Can I also just give a little shout out to the lovely Stacey at Mirror Mirror Makeup Artistry – we follow each other on Instagram, so it was super nice to be able to meet her in person and my goodness she does a wonderful job!! If you’re getting married in Toowoomba, she’s your girl.

Bride getting ready on the morning of her wedding day Wedding Day Vintage Earrings Bright Bridal Bouquet with roses & gumBridal Details with Gold Glitter Wedding Day Shoes Getting Ready White Bridal Robe

Before we knew it Taela was getting dressed into her stunning vintage gown – with the help of her best girlfriends. Can I just say how much I just adore those sheer sleeves!

Wedding Day morning with bride and perfume bottle Bride with her Bridesmaids getting ready photos by Just For Love PhotographyBride with her Bridesmaids getting ready photos by Just For Love PhotographyBride wearing vintage earrings and getting ready for her wedding day

Meanwhile, Sam was being pampered himself – in a much more masculine way, at the Cook & Co Barber Shop. Perfect for a groom on the morning of his wedding day.

Groom getting his haircut at barber for his wedding day Groom getting his haircut at barber for his wedding day Groom getting ready at Preston Peak Winery with his groomsmenGroom getting ready at Preston Peak WineryGroom getting ready at Preston Peak Winery with his groomsmen

The wedding chapel at Preston Peak really is one of a kind – and made the perfect spot for Taela + Sam to become husband and wife! Just look at that view – it constantly leaves me speechless.

Preston Peak Winery Ceremony Chapel with incredible mountain views Preston Peak Winery Ceremony Chapel in ToowoombaPreston Peak Winery Toowoomba Wedding with vintage car by Just For Love Photography

The moment everyone – especially Sam – had been waiting for…

Preston Peak Winery Wedding in Toowoomba by Just For Love Photography Preston Peak Wedding Ceremony by Just For Love Photography Preston Peak Wedding Ceremony in Chapel by Just For Love Photography Ceremony with Roxy Hotton at Preston Peak by Just For Love PhotographyWedding Confetti Exit at Preston Peak Chapel by Just For Love Photography Wedding Group Photo at Preston Peak by Just For Love Photography

After a beautiful ceremony led by my lovely friend Roxy Hotton (who is also a part of the JFL Wedding Directory too!) – it was time for their group photo and family photos – and then of course we took advantage of the gorgeous spots at Preston Peak for their bridal party portraits! We really were spoilt for choice!

Bride and groom at Preston Peak by Just For Love Photography Bridal Party Photo at Preston Peak Winery in Toowoomba by Just For Love Photography Bride & Groom at Sunset at Preston Peak Winery in Toowoomba by Just For Love Photography Bridal Party Photos at Preston Peak Winery Wedding by Just For Love Photography

Talk about making my job easy! These two – and their friends – were total naturals in front of the camera and I loved every minute of it!

Romantic Sunset Photo at Preston Peak by Just For Love PhotographyBridal Bouquet with red roses and gum at Preston Peak by Just For Love Photography Bride and her Bridesmaids at Preston Peak Chapel by Just For Love PhotographyPreston Peak Winery in Toowoomba is perfect for a winter weddingBride & Groom on driveway lit with fairy lights at Preston Peak by Just For Love Photography

I love a good black & white photo. These two nailed it.

Black & White Photo of Bride & Groom on Wedding Day at Preston PeakBride & Groom Portraits at Preston Peak by Just For Love PhotographyBridal Party in tree lined driveway at Peston Peak by Just For Love Photography Sunset Photos with Bride wearing vintage dress at Preston Peak Sunset Photos in long grass by Just For Love PhotographyBride & Groom photo at sunset in long grass at Preston Peak Winery by Just For Love Photography

As the sun started to set, the finishing touches were being put on their Wedding Reception. It was almost ready for them to celebrate into the night with their friends and family…

Wedding Reception at Preston Peak Winery by Just For Love Photography Wedding Reception at Preston Peak Winery by Just For Love Photography Wedding Reception at Preston Peak Winery by Just For Love Photography Wedding Reception at Preston Peak Winery by Just For Love Photography

Introducing Mr & Mrs Bunting!

Wedding Reception Entrance of Bride & Groom at Preston Peak Winery by Just For Love Photography Wedding Reception at Preston Peak Winery by Just For Love Photography Wedding Cake with sponge and fresh cream by Just For Love Photography

The night was full of heartfelt – and funny – speeches, incredible food – and lots of memories being made. Oh and I must mention the first dance (with CONFETTI!)

Speeches at a Wedding Reception at Preston Peak by Just For Love Photography Bride & Groom at Wedding Reception during the speeches by Just For Love Photography Wedding Cake Cutting at Preston Peak by Just For Love Photography

See… CONFETTI! Talk about setting the standard for all my future JFL couples!

First Dance in the cellar room at Preston Peak with confetti by Just For Love PhotographyBand at Wedding Reception at Preston Peak Winery in ToowoombaFather & Daughter Dance at Preston Peak Winery by Just For Love PhotographyWedding Reception at Preston Peak Winery by Just For Love Photography

Congratulations again Taela + Sam – thank you again for choosing me to document your first day as husband and wife. I cannot wait to see what your future holds as a married couple! I’m sure it will be nothing short of incredible!

Night Photo during a Wedding Reception at Preston Peak Winery with Love SIgn

Venue: Preston Peak Functions

Wedding Dress: Forever Vintage | Suits: Black Jacket Suiting | Bridesmaid Dresses: Review Australia | Celebrant: Roxy Hotton | Florals: The Luxe Bloom | Hair Stylist: Minx Contemporary Hair Boutique | Makeup Artist: Mirror Mirror Makeup Artistry | Cake: Abbolou Cakes 

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:

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