Botanic garden | Wellington weddings

Weddings are always beautiful. Big or small, modest or over the top. No matter what size, what style, when or where – they are always touching and beautiful. And I just love photographing all of them.

Capturing a wedding at Wellington Botanic Garden last month was simply beautiful. Just the closest family members gathered together in front of the Peace garden waterfall made this ceremony so intimate and beautiful.  I can still hear that waterfall flowing on the background, see the sun peeking through the leaves after rainy morning and light scent of the roses in the rose garden. And most of all – remember the wide smiles and laughters of the day.

Gosh I just love my job. And these awesome, beautiful couples!  Thank you for having me to capture your day!
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Photobomber. Aka Father of the bride.

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Ceremony & portraits -Wellington Botanic Garden
Celebrant – Miranda Zander
Make up – Debz Powell, Smashbox

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Waimea| Kapiti coast wedding

I was so lucky to get to second shoot for awesome and lovely Rennee Cowley when she was photographing the wedding for Lisa & Andrew on December.
To me this was the first wedding here in NZ so it was so exciting to work for her and her wonderful couple. Of course I already had figured out that weddings here might differ little bit to typical Finnish ones but this was an excellent chance to get to observe local wedding ceremony as a second shooter. A huge thanks to Rennee and Lisa and Andrew for giving me this opportunity to be there and shoot for you!

Typically it was windy (like always in Welly) so the ceremony was held at the small garden of Waimea restaurant at Waikanae beach. I had been to this restaurant few times but never realized they arrange weddings and functions there as well. And how charming venue it was. Makes me want to arrange a party there myself.

Congratulation L&A one more time, it was so lovely to be there to witness your happy day!_DSC3111_DSC1624_DSC1631_DSC1691_DSC1716_DSC1725_DSC1721_DSC1733_DSC1736_DSC1717_DSC1756_DSC1759_DSC1772_DSC1776_DSC1812_DSC1763_DSC1829_DSC1844_DSC2027_DSC1873_DSC2021_DSC2095_DSC1943_DSC1923_DSC2157_DSC2160_DSC2142_DSC2137_DSC2125_DSC2112_DSC2061_DSC2053-Edit_DSC2048_DSC2037_DSC2202