Melissa and Ben, wedding by the Murray.

Perfect Autumn weather, fabulous outdoor locations and a great bridal party. What more could a wedding photographer want?

Melissa and Ben exchanged their wedding vows on the sweeping lawns of the Gol Gol Hotel, with the majestic Murray River as a backdrop. Later heading off to the Old Mildura Homestead, Woolshed for their reception. Which by the way was beautifully decorated for the occasion.

Close up glamor phot of bride under veil, by  excitations wedding photographers, Mildura.
I promised myself, no close veil portraits on the blog for a long time. What can I say, beautiful bride, great lighting in the hallway at home and bingo…. Another broken promise.

 

Bride with her little flower girl at home before wedding. Photo by excitations.
Melissa with Lucy, flower girl and show stealer. Lucy and Ian had a rocky start to their relationship early in the week. But all worked out well when Lucy spotted the camera in Ian’s hand. Seems she is a little model in the making.

 

Close up portrait of groom by excitations, photographers, Mildura.
Ben’s turn for some close up treatment. Shooting with a long lens wide open, allows us to concentrate on Ben as he poses for this semi casual portrait.

 

Bride and groom photographed walking beside the Murray River at Gol Gol Hotel. Wedding photography y excitations.
We shot a series of Melissa and Ben walking across the lawns of Gol Gol Hotel, with the Murray River in the background. Made a great set of images, not sure yet which ones we’ll use, because there are so many of this set that looked really great,
Black and white wedding portrait by excitations, outback photographers.
Nice bit of open shade, on a warm afternoon provided lovely soft light. We let Ben and Melissa create this pose.
Australian country style wedding, photographed by excitations, outback photographers at Mildura.
We wanted to create a bit of an environmental feel to this semi formal wedding portrait. Adding some of the old buildings helped create warmth to the shot. We’ll probably work this shot a bit if it makes the final cut, however it looks pretty good strait from the camera.

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