Kelly & Gemma | Mrs and Mrs

Earlier this year I had the absolute pleasure of photographing Kelly & Gemma’s wedding day. These two lovely ladies were married at a private home in Taradale, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. When we first met, along with their adorable son Ari, I knew they had something special and that this was a day I wanted…

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Picture Perfect Bridal Makeup + Giveaway

So excited to have a fabulous giveaway on the blog today from the lovely Fiona at Simply Indulgent. I’m going to keep this short and sweet. I’m certainly no expert, and far from a role model on how to look after your precious skin, but I have learned a few things about weddings over the years….

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KIRSTY & JOSH | Mission Estate Wedding

Mission Estate was an ideal venue for this stunning Hawke’s Bay destination wedding. Add perfect weather, soft autumn light, stunning florals, and the loveliest bride and groom and you get a picture perfect wedding day.

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Rainy Day Wedding Photos – 5 Tips

Check out these quick tips on how to make the most of your rainy day wedding and embrace every moment.

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Central Hawkes Bay Wedding – Chapelwick Estate

Rachel & Liam wanted something a little different from the traditional Hawkes Bay winery wedding and in their search for the perfect venue, fell in love with Chapelwick Estate. A stunning stately home tucked away in the Central Hawkes Bay countryside, surrounded by coastal farmland just minutes from Porangahau beach. The boys hired a charming bach near…

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Sylvia & Richard – Craggy Range Winery Wedding

Sylvia and Richard’s wedding ceremony took place at Christ Church in Pukehou followed by a reception at the stunning Craggy Range Winery. A bittersweet day where friends and family came together in sadness and joy to celebrate and create beautiful memories.

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Shahn & Brad – A Hawkes Bay Wedding Story – The Old Church

The first time I met Shahn and Brad I knew I was going to be a little sad if they chose another photographer! We met for coffee and chatted for ages. Shahn shared her vision of a rustic styled ceremony with a backdrop of fairy lights. While I was a little hesitant about accepting a…

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Te Awa Winery Wedding – Roanne & Luke

With stunning florals and styling by Magdalen Hill, a delightful bride with a contagious smile and a hunting inspired theme for the laid back groom this wedding is an all time favourite.

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Hawkes Bay Wedding Photographer Linda Baylis

I'm Linda. Nice to meet you! If you're looking for a wedding photographer or just some inspiration to help plan your big day you're in the right place. This blog is about authentic, engaging wedding photography. You'll find real weddings, ideas and inspiration and lots of advice to help you plan for a picture perfect day. 

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