This wedding was such a joy to capture and be part of; Sharleen and David were married at one of Waiheke’s finest wedding venues Mudbrick Vineyard. Rain was forecast but other than a couple of spits when the boys were getting ready it never showed up, leaving us with a spectacular day to enjoy. David and his groomsman got ready at The Courtyard in Blackpool, while Sharleen and her family enjoyed the beautiful surroundings of Lavender Hill in Church Bay.
Once again despite my best intentions to only show a select few from the wedding day , I have heaps of images that I can’t help but want to share so I will get on with the picture show…
The beautiful flowers and buttonholes were from Virginia at Waiheke Flower Gallery
Lavender Hill looked A-mazing! As did the lovely Sharleen who was being attended to by one of my favourite Auckland make up artists Sharon Kenny
Above: Sharleen’s little nephew comes to grips with the womanly art of make up!
Below: Sharleen’s stunning dress was the work of Vinka Design, which was really special to the family because Vinka had made both her Mum’s dress and also her sister’s dress.
Sharleen’s little cutie-pie niece was rudely awoken from a perfect slumber to get ready for the big event… let’s just say she was not overly impressed with this.
Above: I love this photo of Sharleen’s dad as he peeked in and first saw her in her wedding dress
And then we were off to Mudbrick for the ceremony… Sharleen and David chose to orientate themselves so that they had the vines behind them as opposed to the city behind them, which I am a huge fan of. I adore the outlook and it is much easier for your guests (and photographers!) to look into opposed to looking directly at the sun.
The two dads share a moment (above) before Sharleen’s dad shakes hands with David.
We had some time to roam around Mudbrick for our photo session which is always a pleasure…
On top of the world at Mudbrick’s highest point…
Guests were treated to a lolly bar which was proudly on display in the Mudbrick reception… YUM!
Ahhhh, what a gorgeous wedding day! Thank you Sharleen and David for inviting Lance and I to come and capture your special day. I hope you enjoy this sneak peek!