Photographing An Alternative Wedding in Melbourne

3rd March 2013

When we are booked to photograph a Melbourne Registry Office Wedding sometimes we don’t get to meet our couple until the Wedding day.

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When we met our Bride and Groom along with their family and friends it took us a few seconds to recognize our couple.

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We were surprised and delighted by the couple’s style. They looked great and unlike any other couple we photographed before.

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Our groom was sporting black shirt, black trousers, a dark purple tie, no jacket and had an impressive mohawk.

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Our bride was wearing a stylish black dress and her bouquet was a combination of dark burgundy and white flowers.

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We photographed the ceremony in the Melbourne Registry Office’s main room and we were struck by the fact that our groom’s wedding band was also black.

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After photographing the traditional family portraits on the Melbourne Registry Office steps it was time to come up with a location for the formal photography.

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A necessary skill for a Melbourne Wedding Photographer is the ability to adapt the photographic style to the client.

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If your groom sports a mohawk and your bride is wearing black, it would not be appropriate to shoot Romantic Formal Wedding Photography in a garden setting.

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We decided that a more urban, edgy style of photography would suit our couple better.

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We only had 40 minutes as our couple needed to get to their reception so we jumped in a taxi and took our couple to the closest and most suitable urban location: Hosier Lane, in the Melbourne CBD, opposite Federation Square.

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Hosier Lane is one of our favourite locations when we photograph weddings in Melbourne CBD. It is an open space for graffiti artists to display their art.

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The look of it is ever evolving as new art replaces older graffiti, allowing us to create different images every time we photograph our couples.

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For information on our Melbourne Registry Office Wedding Photography Services, please click here

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