{Central West Wedding Photography} Eliza and Steve’s Cullen Bullen Country Wedding.

Hey, did you know that we love country weddings? Well we do! We love the wide open spaces, the big blue sky, jumping in a 4WD with the bride and groom (yup – we’re totally up for some 4WDing if you’re up for it!) and anything else that we can do to capture the uniqueness of your chosen venue.

In this case, Eliza and Steve’s wedding was held on Steve’s family’s working farm not too far from Lithgow in a town called Cullen Bullen. We had lovely weather and of course those big blue skies. There were hay bales, cows, a convoy of 4WD’s, rustic wooden signs, an old milk tin wishing well, a big ole shed where guests ate at long table adored with baby’s breath and of course country romance! You could not ask for much else!

We’d like to thank Eliza and Steve for choosing us to capture their day – it was such a pleasure!  So without further adieu, here’s some of our favourites from their day…

 

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WEDDING VENDORS:

Wedding gown and veil: Augusta Jones, Brides of Beecroft

Grooms suit: Van Huesen

Flowers: Rustic Rose Lithgow

Celebrant: Maureen Hermann-Nayna

Band: Slide McBride

Photography and Videography: Angelica Peady Photo and Film 

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{Hunter Valley Wedding Photography} Matthew and Hayley marry at Peppers Creek Chapel and Lindemans Winery

What an amazing way to start off 2014!

We had been looking forward to Hayley and Matthew’s wedding for a long time as we had a feeling it was going to be awesome… and it was! Now Hayley and Matt and would classify themselves as nerds – Matt is a scientist and Hayley manages a vintage store – they are little bit crazy, a little bit quirky and a whole lotta fun!

As photographers, it’s our job to capture the day and seek out details that make each wedding and each couple a little different. So as someone who was there to witness Hayley and Matt’s wedding, these are some things that I loved about their day…

- Hayley’s Darth Vader slippers that she wore as long as she could before putting on her wedding shoes

- The adorably cute (and so different) buttonholes the guys wore created by Everything floral

- The brooch bouquets – also by Everything Floral

- The fact that each of the girls had their own unique gown of their choice in shades of white – and hairpieces too!

- Their heartfelt ceremony and a groom (yep, that’s you Matt) that wasn’t afraid to shed a tear – oh and Hayley was crying too ;)

- That we got to go to quite a few locations that were within minutes from each other 1. A dusty country road 2. A quiet lakeside 3. A random green shed 4. The courtyard at Lindemans (which has great wooden textures) and finally 5. A vineyard

- The surprise fireworks that Hayley and Matt kept secret from all their guests!!

But really, I should just show you how awesome their wedding was!

 

 

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We love our country weddings, so whether it’s the Hunter Valley, the Southern Highlands or even the Central West – we’d love to hear about your wedding and get talking about the plans you have. Why not get in contact with us and you may also be interested in contacting their other vendors…

Ceremony Venue: Peppers Creek Chapel

Reception Venue:   Lindemans Winery

Celebrant:   Neville Aubrey

Theming & Event Hire: Everything Floral

Transport: Arrive First Class

Flowers & Brooch Bouquets: Everything Floral

Wedding Cake: Paper & Poppies

Stationery: Minted

Wedding Gown:   Simple Elegance (Designer: When Freddie met Lily)

Bridesmaid Dresses:   Sheike, Ally, Tree of life

Suits:   Connor

Wedding & Engagement Rings:  Jewelry by Johan

Jewellery:  Exquisite Jewels for Hire

Makeup:  Jes o’brien

Hair: Mirror Mirror Hair Boutique

Music Reception:   Moby Disc

Fireworks :  Kaboom Fireworks

Photography: Angelica Peady Photo and Film

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{Blue Mountains Wedding Photography} Wes and Alyssa marry at Kihilla, Lawson

On a warm summer’s day, at the end of December Wesley and Alyssa were married in Lawson, in the Blue Mountains of NSW. The wedding was held at Kihilla, a gorgeous historic homestead and conference centre and this was where Wesley and his groomsmen prepared for the ceremony. Alyssa got ready at a friends house near by and spent the morning relaxing. It was a heartfelt ceremony officiated by friends with blessing and readings by family friends. The couples musician friends, Ash & Hilary MacCartney performed hymns throughout the ceremony and there was even a special didgeridoo performance!

After a morning tea with their guests and a coffee from a cafe2u van (these guys love their coffee), we headed out to local a local Wentworth Falls lookout for some spectacular photos, followed by more on site back at Kihilla. Everyone enjoyed a relaxed afternoon with lunch with the couple and a parting gift from some of their friends – their car was decorated in glad wrap :)

We hope you enjoy these images from the day…

Wesley and Alyssa’s Wedding Vendors…

Cake - Lucy’s cupcakes

Flowers/Bouquet - Leura Blumes

Venue/Church – Kihilla Conference Centre

Celebrant - Peter Adkins

Make up – Tahlia Wood

Hair – Skye Welsman

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{Bowral Wedding Videography} Dean and Arlie’s Southern Highlands Wedding Film at Briars Country Lodge

Today we are sharing this fun wedding trailer that we filmed at Dean and Arlie’s Bowral wedding. It was a truly stunning day spent with family and friends relaxing by the Briars’ lake.

You can view the photography and find out more about this awesome day at Briars Country Lodge wedding here.

Arlie and Dean from Angelica and Benjamin Peady on Vimeo.

 

We love weddings and we love being able to capture it in both still and moving images. We’d love to hear from you and talk about your wedding plans – click here to get in contact with us.

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Ru and Dan’s Kangaroo Valley Wedding at Minimbah Farm Cottages

On a warm summers day Ru and Dan were married at a beautiful venue in Kangaroo Valley – Minimbah Farm Cottages.
If you’re a regular reader of our blog you know that we love to photograph weddings that really represent who a couple are and this wedding was filled with personal details. The ceremony was decorated with gorgeous hand made touches – lace dream catchers and vases filled with freshly picked roses wrapped in lace. The guests were seated on hay bales covered in picnic rugs to give the view of the kangaroo valley even more of a country feel. The ceremony itself included some Sri Lankan traditions.

It was our first time at the farm and we enjoyed discovering new locations on the property. Minimbah has a gorgeous little creek, some stock yards, rolling hills and of course that great Kangaroo Valley view!!  It certainly is a lovely choice for a country wedding in the Southern Highlands.

So without further adieu, here are some images from Ru and Dan’s wedding…

Hairpiece by Viktoria Novak

Celebrant – Nerolie Barnes

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Wedding Photography plus Bridal Boudoir bonus offer!

CONGRATULATIONS!! I hear you’re getting married!! How about giving your man a sexy wedding gift that he will remember your forever.

Have you been thinking about surprising your husband-to-be with a sexy gift on the eve of your wedding? Perhaps you’d like to give him a gorgeous framed print that he could unwrap before he heads out to the ceremony? Or what about an album full of of sexy images: you wearing your boyfriends favourite shirt over some sexy lingerie? or the veil you will wear on your wedding day? high heels and suspenders? or perhaps wrapped in a simple crisp white sheet? Whatever look you’d like to create for your gift for your man, we’d love to make it happen!!

Are you wondering what to wear to your bridal boudoir shoot? Why not wear everything you plan to wear on your wedding day… your lingerie, the garter, the veil, and of course all that bling. How about a more casual boudoir look? We love a pair of cotton briefs and an off the shoulder loose knit, or knee high socks, or a simple teddy or a floral robe. How about creating a more edgy boudoir look? You could try a fur stole, or wrap yourself in tulle or a vintage piece of fabric? What about sequins? Anything with a bit of sparkle will photograph amazingly well!

We’d love to hear from you! Why not get in contact with us to find out more about our special wedding boudoir offer!

And of course we’d love  to share some of gorgeous brides and their bridal boudoir images.

Enjoy xx

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{Kangaroo Valley Wedding Photography} Ben and Lauren get married at Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat

Ben and Lauren were married on a warm day in November in Kangaroo Valley.

There is something about our couples from the Central West… they just know how to have a good time!! Ben and Lauren come from Bathurst and seriously brought the fun! Apart from loving to have a good time they also love their music, Ben even serenaded Lauren as she walked down the isle. There was more live music during the ceremony, the bridal danced their way through the photoshoot and they entered the reception and had an impromtu dance party before they had even sat down.

Lauren’s Pronovias gown was imported from Italy and I swear I have never seen a dress with so much detail – it was truly spectacular. Paired with Ben’s navy suit and bow tie, they made an absolutely stunning couple. There were plenty of DIY elements to the day and at a venue like the Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat there is plenty of opportunity to create whatever DIY goodness your heart desires. Ben and Lauren and many helpers spent the day before and the morning of the wedding setting the scene with vases of roses and baby’s breath, hessian and lace table runners creating a look  I like to call country elegance.

It was a spectacular day and we are seriously grateful to be able to capture such amazing weddings for such awesome couples. We’d like to say a huge thank you Lauren and Ben for sharing your day with us and an even bigger CONGRATULATIONS on getting married.

 

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Ben and Lauren’s Wedding Vendors:

Groom and Groomsmen Suits- Jack Holman Menswear Bathurst.

Bridesmaid Dresses – Alannah Hill Paddington

Cake – Bonnie Beacroft baking

Band- Wonderbrass

Bridal gown - Pronovias

Venue – Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat

Photography – Angelica Peady Photography

 

 

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{Camden Wedding Photography} Matt and Emma at Burnham Grove

We’re slowly working our way through sharing the weddings we photographed November and December last year. Today we have a lovely wedding we photographed and filmed in the Macarthur region of Sydney.

You may remember Emma and Matt from their engagement shoot we shared late last year, or maybe from their cute engagement video we filmed at one of our favourite locations here in Penrith?

For their wedding Emma and Matt were married in St Johns Anglican at Camden and celebrated with family and friends at Burnham Grove reception in Cawdor (not far from Camden). Emma looked stunning in her gorgeous princess gown and her groom Matt looked handsome in a classic black and white suit.
The reception was decorated by Emma’s family and they did an amazing job which was complimented by adorable flowers from the lovely Jennie from Marci Bouquet.

Now I’m sure that you’re aware that we now offer video and we were able to capture some lovely footage at Matt and Emma’s wedding – so make sure that you scroll all the way down to the bottom of the images and watch the video too!

 

Matt and Emma’s country wedding in Camden. from Angelica and Benjamin Peady on Vimeo.

 

Would you like to use Emma and Matt’s vendors?

Here’s how you can get in contact with them…

Flowers – Merci Bouquet
Video -Ben Peady of Angelica Peady Photo and Film
Church – St John’s Anglican Church in Camden
Reception – Burnham Grove, Cawdor

and of course the photography – Angelica Peady Photography

 

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Happy New Year from Angelica Peady Photography!

 

We’d like to wish everyone a fabulous 2014. 2013 got a bit busy for us there at the end and we took a break in Tasmania for some R&R.

So it was at the stroke of midnight, we found ourselves half way up Mt Wellington looking down over the city to see this view! Amazing right?!!

We’re sure to be sharing some more images of Tassie with you and of course we’ve got some great weddings to share with you very soon :)

Make sure you stop back to catch up and we hope 2014 will be the best year for all of you!

Angie and Ben xxx

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{Southern Highlands Wedding Photography} Dean and Arlie at Briars, Bowral

We photographed a few weddings at the end of last year that we haven’t shared with you yet and it’s about time we did. I’d like to start things rolling with Dean and Arlie…
Arlie and Dean were married on a lovely spring day, late 2013 at Briars Country Lodge and Inn, in the Southern Highlands NSW.
We just love an outdoor ceremony and this one was held lakeside underneath some beautiful trees. Arlie’s Pronovias lace gown paired with the flower crown and long veil created such an impact that the guests, not to mention the groom, were sighing at the sight of her. Dean and Arlie created a gorgeous atmosphere with lots of handmade wedding details including recycled paper cones containing rose petals that were handed out to guests on arrival (I have to say we love it when guests shower the bride and groom with petals or confetti – it always makes for fun photos); the handmade doily bunting (hundreds of metres of bunting!!) that was put together by Arlie’s Nan that adorned the reception and the cake was made by her Nan’s friend; the table numbers were photos of Arlie’s beloved family dog Ruben holding numbered chalkboards – what a creative idea and a great way to include pets who may not be able to attend the ceremony.
Today we are sharing more images than usual but that’s just because we loved this wedding sooo much!! We hope you enjoy them xx
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Want to talk to some of Dean and Arlie’s suppliers?
Flowers: In Bud at Cronulla
Hair and Makeup: Engadine mobile hair and makeup
Gown: Pronovias
Giant Jenga: hired through Piccolo  and Poppi. You can visit their facebook page here.
Celebrant: Malcolm Arvidson
Guitarist: Dylan Wright
Oh and don’t forget us… we LOVE Southern Highlands weddings and we’d love to hear from you. Simple visit our contact us page :)
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