Tag: St Stephens Newtown

Sarah & Mark – St Stephen’s Church Newtown – Gold Room L’Aqua Cockle Bay

My first wedding of the second half of 2012 and what a fantastic way to start with Sarah & Mark! It was a wonderful day and Sydney turned on a real cracker weather wise – so nice to get some spring weather so early. I started with Sarah’s preparations at home then off to St Stephen’s Church in Newtown. It’s a beautiful church and the ceremony started with two flower girls and a page boy who did a great job. Roger is the minister at St Stephen’s and was outstanding at guiding the ceremony and making everyone very welcome. St Stephen’s is a great spot for some location photos then we headed into the city to Hyde Park and the Rocks area. Sunset in August is around 5.30pm so you lose the light fairly early – we made the most of it and still had time for night shots around Read more…

Jee & James – St Stephen’s Newtown – The Rocks – Waterview Homebush

Autumn is a lovely time of the year – the days are mild, the leaves turn golden and brown, and afternoons seem to stretch on forever. Photographically it’s a great time as well – the light tends to be softer & more colourful as the sun follows a lower path across the sky. Jee & James were married in a very old church (~1874) in Newtown called St Stephen’s. It has some amazing features and a wonderful old feel, and also a rather unqiue setting: the church is surrounded by gravestones as apparently the funds to originally build it were raised by those buried nearby. The ceremony itself was lovely, and the songs at the end sung by friends were fantastic. We took some photos outside the church with everyone and then headed into the Rocks area with the bridal party. We got some great shots! The reception was at Read more…

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