Tag: Tea Ceremony

Tracy & Victor – Tea Ceremony – Parramatta Park – Silver Pearl

You might remember Tracy & Victor from their pre-wedding shoot a few weeks ago – today was the actual wedding ceremony & reception and it started early with a traditional Tea Ceremony at Tracy’s parent’s house. I found the tea ceremony customs very interesting and it was lovely to be part of something unique to me…. and made for some great photos! It was good to see the fathers also doing a time honoured Australian tradition – sharing a cold beer 🙂 The tea ceremony was followed by a civil service at the house which included a change of clothing. We then had lunch and headed for some photos at Parramatta Park. It was hot but the park had some great locations and the photos turned out very well. There was a break in the afternoon before the reception at the Silver Pearl in Cabramatta. It was a spectacular night Read more…

Ada & Aylwin – Curzon Hall – Martin Place – The Rocks

It was raining cats & dogs on the day Ada & Aylwin were married but thankfully during breaks in the showers we managed to get all the shots we wanted at each location! It just goes to show you can get great photos on a wet day if you have time to wait for the clouds to clear. The day started early with games at Ada’s parents’ house. Aylwin and the groomsmen had to sing a song, make some rather odd tasting rice & wasabi balls and undergo a thorough interrogation by the girls! There was a tea ceremony held at Ada’s house with her family and also at the reception venue Curzon Hall with Aylwin’s family. The rain meant we were inside for the ceremony itself but we had some clear weather around Curzon Hall for photos before the reception started. Curzon Hall is a perfect venue for photos Read more…

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