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A wedding needs to be planned with absolute precision if it is to be a success. One missed detail can make the bride feel like the whole day has been ruined. It is important to make a comprehensive checklist so that every aspect of the big day is given enough attention.

This is a guide to the ultimate wedding day checklist.

The Dress

Every girl dreams of looking like a princess on her wedding day. This means that choosing the right dress can take some careful thought. Instead of picking the first gown that catches the eye, why not try a few on for size? Nowadays there are many different styles to choose from, which reflect everyone’s diverse tastes – women walk down the aisle in everything from the traditional white gown to diamond-studded black dresses. The possibilities are endless.

With so many different styles to choose from, it is best to get a second opinion. This prevents any fashion faux pas and can also make the bride feel confident about her choice.

The Transport

Getting to the wedding venue on time and in style is important. There are many different ways to do this – why not hire a stylish wedding limousine or a vintage horse-drawn carriage? Arriving in such a grand way is sure to make a few heads turn in amazement and make people remember the day for a long time to come.

Limousines allow plenty of legroom, which is important to keep the bride’s dress nice and smooth.

Hiring one doesn’t have to break the bank – Limousine Royalty’s wedding limousines in Perth are extremely cost-effective. See their website at www.limousineroyalty.com.au

The Venue

Australia is becoming increasingly secular, which means that a church wedding isn’t very appealing for many couples looking to tie the knot. If this is the case, there are dozens of other interesting places to have a ceremony in Perth, including the sprawling Darlington Estate Winery and the grand Caversham House estate. There are tasteful venues to suit every budget all over Western Australia. Draw up a list of venues and then weigh up the pros and cons once they have been visited.

The Guestlist

Getting the guest list right can be tricky, and this is often the biggest source of friction between the bride and groom in the planning process. Inviting the right number of people to match the size of the venue is important: trying to cram 700 guests into a tiny chapel isn’t going to be very practical. Choosing who to leave off the guest list is also difficult, so plan this carefully to avoid upsetting or offending anyone.

The Food

Eating delicious food at the reception is the highlight of the day for many guests. Make sure to check whether guests have any specific dietary requirements or allergies, and tailor the menu accordingly. This means that everyone will be able to enjoy the food without getting left out.

Follow this checklist to ensure that the special day goes without a hitch. Remember, preparation is key!

We were pleased to photograph Cheri & Jamie’s wedding at the Brisbane Registry recently.

The modern styled marriage registry office offered a great backdrop for the couple and their guests, with the views across the city and beyond creating a great first impression.

Following the ceremony we took the couple to Roma Street Parklands for a few photos of them together, before they rejoined their guests for their wedding celebration dinner in Brisbane CBD.

Congratulations to our most recent Brisbane clients – we hope to see you again soon!

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Established in 1986, Lakeside Receptions has consolidated its position as a premier affordable wedding venue in the North West of Melbourne. Well noted and respected throughout Melbourne, the family of Galea stems from the humble beginnings whereby Laurie bestowed his witty and generous nature combined with great old-fashion work ethic upon his extended family. Lakeside Receptions is a true understanding of his respect and community for the common man.

As of now, Lakeside Receptions is on its third generation, which continues to evolve as a great venue for weddings because of being budget friendly. Alongside their specialist team of the creative wedding planners as well as intuitive event coordinators, you’ll be guided through a tailored event. Their wait staff and culinary team understand the significance as well as gratification of satisfying every guest.

Lakeside Receptions is an affordable wedding venue suited to weddings of any size. Below are some of the reasons why you should consider it:

  • It Has Gorgeous Function Rooms

With 3 function rooms that are gorgeously appointed, Lakeside Receptions is the perfect place for your next function. Regardless if it is the big Lakeview Ballroom, the intimate Wellington Room or medium-sized Victoria Room, they have the most ideal venue for you and your guests.

  • Stunning Décor

Lakeside Receptions always aims to make your event as personalize and special as possible. From personalized dinner menus, square or round dining tables, collection of centerpieces, black or white chair covers, tiffany chairs, you can be assured that your big day will be special.

  • It Has a Garden

If you like to have a garden wedding ceremony, it’s perfect at Lakeside Receptions. The picturesque garden that overlooks Taylors Lake is ideally suited to large marriage ceremonies and also for pre dinner drinks and canapes. The gardens are also the ideal place for bridal photograph as well, meaning you don’t need to leave the venue for your wedding photography session.

  • It Offers Honeymoon Packages

Lakeside Receptions isn’t just a great wedding venue, but also it offers premium honeymoon packages. You can choose from either sun drenched luxury at Queensland’s Diamond Sands or high rolling opulence at MGM Grand Las Vegas’ The Signature.

Those are just some of the many reasons why Lakeside Receptions is an exceptional place for weddings. All in all, it is really a special setting for any kind of wedding. Regardless if you are looking for a small wedding reception venue or something bigger, you can find everything at Lakeside Receptions. Why not make a leisurely day of it and visit the venue and then grab lunch at a nearby cafe to get a feel for the location and discuss your options. As wedding venues go, this is one of the best value and most affordable within the Melbourne area.

Are you looking for a quick, easy and affordable venue to host your wedding ceremony in Brisbane?  The Marriage Registry, located at Level 32, 180 Ann Street in Brisbane is a modern styled venue with some really nice touches that make it very special.

I particularly like the linked circular ceiling lights that symbolise wedding rings, as well as the stunning panoramic views across the city towards Mount Coot-tha.

The contemporary architecturally styled venue offers a choice of two rooms to hold your ceremony and can accommodate up to approximately 50 guests.

Prices start at just $321 for weddings held on weekdays, although the marriage registry is also available on Friday and Saturday evenings, and weekends.

Once you’ve booked your marriage ceremony at the Brisbane Registry, we’d love to chat with you about your affordable wedding photography plans.

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We’re sad to say that one of Melbourne’s most famous and iconic wedding venues has served it’s last wedding dinner and closed it’s doors to further weddings.

The building has been sold off and it’s thought that it may once again, become a private residence.

We shared many great events there with numerous affordable wedding photography clients and are really sad to see it go.  Fortunately we took loads of photos at each wedding photography session we did at the venue so we’ll always have plenty of happy memories to look back on!

If you’re planning an affordable wedding in Melbourne and are looking for cheap wedding photography then you should definitely check out our affordable prices!

Are you looking for affordable yet excellent wedding photography? Well, wedding photography in Melbourne can offer you a candid, relaxing and affordable budget wedding photography that you will never forget.

Wedding photographer is one of the high pressure and most stressful photography genres to do. Since wedding is a one shot chance, there is no more reshooting of clients and event. It is the most emotionally invested outcomes of a photo.

So if you are beginning to work as wedding photographer, some photo tips will help you navigate some of pitfall of wedding photography.

Here are tips that can help your wedding photography run smoothly:

Have an effective communication. It is the most important thing in wedding photography before the ceremony starts. Your communication with the couple is very important wherein you need to know what exactly the couple expects from you and what you will deliver to them.

You need to scout the location. Before the wedding starts you need to scout the locations. It is important to do it because it is the timeframe of the wedding that will take place. Ensure also to take some shots to the place where you expect shooting during the ceremony. Having practice before wedding starts will let you spot some problems and you can design a solutions before an issue comes.

Learn the locations rules. There are different locations have different rules for every wedding photographer. Some church prohibits flash during ceremony while some prohibits flash completely. So for these rules you need to speak to the planner for the venue and get copy of rules.

Make a shot list. Your shot list will be your lifeline in your wedding photography. This will help you not to forget anything during the wedding ceremony and will make your wedding photos become more successful.

Provide multiple cameras, batteries and cards. You need to minimize the risk of failures. Use at least two cameras and memory cards. It will reduce risk equipment failure and lose large chunks and you still have backups for everything.

Have an assistant. It will be very helpful when trying to pose everyone to have a group shots.

Make yourself firm but polite. Make sure you don’t push out the way of guest with cameras but just get the couple on your side so it will run much smoothly.

Turn off your camera sounds. Everyone is there to see the couple and they do not want to listen to your camera so it is better to turn off your camera sound during the photography wedding.

Be RAW. Since weddings is one time only, you need to consider it RAW. You have much better chance to recover good exposure and details in an image shot under horrid lights conditions with RAW.

Remember the basics. Wedding photography needs the basics in mind before the wedding ceremony starts.

Following these tips will make you an adept wedding photographer come up with very successful photography projects that are second to none.

We were delighted to be able to photograph Kylie & Eric’s Melbourne registry office wedding earlier in the year, which was followed up with family photos and portraits of the happy couple afterwards in Treasury and Fitzroy Gardens. I love the way they are rocking their own style – check out the ace tatts.

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We were delighted to be part of Anthony & Amanda’s wedding at Darling Harbour’s Chinese Garden of Friendship recently.

There was a short and intimate ceremony with immediate family under cover within one of the garden buildings, followed by drinks and an opportunity for photos with the couple.

The garden is a beautiful location for affordable wedding photography in Sydney with lots of scope for different looks, including those with greenery and water features.

We really look forward to our next wedding there as we’ve spotted a heap of new locations which are perfect for wedding photos with the cheapest wedding photographers in Sydney .

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The Mornington Peninsula serves as the home to some of the most stunning and panoramic wedding venues and it is not a big surprise that this is a top choice of destination among many couples planning their wedding.

Check out the following wedding venues on the Peninsula and see if something suits your taste and style.

Eagle Ridge

With your wedding being one of the most important days of your life, Eagle Ridge goes to extraordinary lengths to make sure that it will be as successful as you want it to be. With one of Mornington Peninsula’s most beautiful function spaces, the romantic gardens, opulent ballroom, exceptional service and delicious catering, everything at Eagle Ridge works to guarantee you the best wedding day for you and your guests.

Stillwater at Crittenden

Stillwater at Crittenden offers a very stunning vineyard wedding venue that overlooks the lake. They also take great pride in their multi-award winning menus combined with exceptional service or you can also have it at your chosen venue through their latest offering, Freshwater Catering.

All Smiles Sorrento Ocean Beach

For the ultimate beach wedding venue, All Smiles Sorrento Ocean Beach is your best choice. This wedding venue on the Mornington Peninsula boasts of one of the most exclusive addresses in the entire Australian coast. Located only a few meters from Sorrento’s ocean beach on Mornington Peninsula, this venue basks in an uninterrupted and elevated 180 percent views of Bass Straight and its panoramic coastline. With a contemporary and modern feel, this venue offers a unique and exciting alternative to the ever predictability of today’s mainstream venues for weddings.

Montalto Vineyard and Olive Grove

Montalto Restaurant’s relaxed elegance has been set in a harmonious and striking landscape building that features timber frames, rough hewn floor boards and rammed earth. Through the floor to ceiling windows, you can make the most out of the rambling and breathtaking rural outlook of olive groves, vines, lakes, wetlands, sculptures and so much more.

Lindenberry at Red Hill

If you want your wedding to have a distinctive touch, Lindenberry is your most idyllic option. Nestled right in the heart of Mornington Peninsula’s expansive vineyards and rolling hills, with 30 acres of formally manicured gardens, a picturesque wedding is what you can expect at Lindenberry.

Peppers Moonah Links

Also called as The Home of Australian Golf, Peppers Moonah Links Resort is a renowned and prestigious venue on the luxurious expanse of the Mornington Peninsula. Situated just more than an hour from Melbourne, Peppers Moonah Links Resort is a stunning spot for weddings.  There may even be time for a round of golf before the nuptials!

Coast Blairgowrie

Coast is found in the village of Blairgowrie and directly opposite of the foreshore. This offers a very relaxed environment for you to enjoy this most special occasion in your life. They deliver intimate functions for 40 to 100 guests, ensuring attention to detail and exceptional hospitality service. For a personal approach for your wedding, this venue is right for you.

Tarnuk Room at Australian Gardens

Not strictly the Mornington Peninsula, but you could transform your wedding to the wedding of the century by choosing Tarnuk Room. Offering an unrivaled and unique catering experience combined with outstanding rooms with the most enviable vistas, the venue can tailor a unique venue to fit your needs.

Being football fanatics and madly in love, where else would you they choose to get married?  Gabby & David are big AFL fans so selecting the MCG as their wedding venue probably wasn’t much of a surprise to most of their guests.

With a ceremony packed with family and friends in The Long Room above the MCG ground, the bride made her entrance by walking the length of the room accompanied by a string quartet.

Following the warm and relaxed ceremony conducted by Kim McClelland, the couple and their family moved to the field for family photos before concentrating on photos of just the two of them together.  We used their affordable wedding photography booking to get photos on the field, in the stands using the veil for some movement and in the foreground as well as some wedding photos using the scoreboard on the second level of the interior as a backdrop.

We loved being part of your wedding and we thank you for selecting Budget Wedding Photography as your photographers – all the very best for married life.

 

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