Officially released today is American Photo Magazine’s Top 10 Photographers! I’m thrilled to see four Australians on the list, our own Marcus Bell of Studio Impressions, Jonas Peterson, Rocco Ancora and Yervant. The magazine, along with a panel of judges (consisting of photographers, gallery owners and photo editors all had their input into the lists
I have this problem with blogging. Sometimes I sit on something so long- it stays on my desktop, open in a tab, or even sent to myself in an email. I look at it once a week, play with it, think to myself “I really need to blog it” and then suddenly everyone else has
My name is Carly and I’m really excited to be able to share/complain/brainstorm my way through planning my fiancé and I’s weddings. Yes, you read right – we are getting married twice. I guess I had better start at the beginning.Almost four years ago, I decided to move to Ireland. My best friend grew up
Ballerina Bell gownI love getting delights like this one in my inbox- it’s the next set of gowns in Collette Dinnigan‘s 2011 bridal collection and the perfect way to start a week of inspiration don’t you think? I love these new gowns – they have such a dreamy softness to them! As per the other
Good morning Polka Dot Bridettes! Are you welcoming in another freezing cold week or are you inching close to summer sunshine? Wherever you are, we have a week packed full of delicious Australian wedding inspiration- just for you!First things first though, our Monday morning tradition of telling you about our fantastic vendors in Ms Polka
Photo by Nerida McMurrayA big happy mother’s day to all those celebrating today! Especially to my mum. My rock, my best friend and my hero – I couldn’t live this life without you and am so thankful every day that I have a woman as strong and as beautiful as you as my mother!
Karen and PhillipThere’s no doubt in my mind that I am freezing. So offering up a little light relief from what is going to be a cold winter, i thought today was the perfect day to share this fresh, summery Melbourne engagement shoot captured by Luma Photo of Karen and Phillip.Philip explains how he met
A completely different feel with this afternoon’s engagement session (oh how I love a double header!) this engagement shoot captured Vincent and Maggie and was captured by Sydney photographer Sooti Tan of WS Avenue.Maggie, our bride to be tells their story. “Vincent and I knew each other back when we were in Year 10. We
Kristy and BrendanInterior designer and photographer Ashley Krogman sent this “rustic camping” style engagement session along and I thought it was a nice variation on the picnic style engagement- especially with a lovely hot drink in that retro thermos. Hot chocolate? Yes please!Bride to be Kristy, shared the story of her relationship with Brendan. “One
A clear, watery green-y blue the colour of aquamarines and the tropical sea.Combine with ivory and pearl grey– With soft mustard, taupe and soft apricot– With greens of all hues– With Spring Green, Aqua Blue and Azure Blue– With Lilac and Deep Iris– With Indigo and Azure Blue– With Cherry Red and magnolia– With Champagne
Are you happy for the weekend? I have been so overwhelmed by the wonderful weddings we’ve shared this week- plus we have some really stunning ones coming up next week too. I always try to share weddings that touch my heart, so i hope you enjoy them as much as I do!Photo from My Best
Jessica and LanceLance and I met in church 3 years ago and I can honestly say that those years have been the most wonderful, challenging and precious years of my life. I’m 21 (I was 20 on our wedding day) and work for the Department of Communities as a graduate. I’m passionate about working to
A pop of bright colour, a bringing together of two nationalities and a sprinkling of Australian native blossoms. Sally Thompson of Blushing Blooms – Flowers by Sally Thompson gives us the background to this design:“Amanda is Australian and John a proud Scotsman and they had previously tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in Scotland.
Elise and BrodyThere is something just beautiful about a garden wedding. From the photographs among the greenery, to the romance and magic of mother nature. Victoria’s Mount Macedon region provides almost a mystical mountain feel to the atmosphere. I love the romance of today’s celebration!Elise and Brody met through mutual friends. “Brodie & I had
I’ve had a lot of requests for hair and makeup inspiration lately, so I thought I’d take a peek back at some of our Polka Dot Brides and use their beautiful looks as inspiration for you today. We’re exploring gorgeous ‘down’ hair styles for your wedding day hair inspiration. I love it when a bride