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What a gorgeous venue this is. So much old world charm and romantic features. Stephanie and Andrew were married at Our Lady SacredHeart Catholic Church in Randwick in July. They had an amazing sunny clear skies winters day. Their photo session started at the Iconic Sydney Botanical Gardens. Such a gorgeous place with with not only beautifully kept gardens with amazing colour but also an incredible and picturesque back drop of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney's Iconic Opera House. This then followed with a photography session at the Queen Victoria Building in George street, Sydney. Whats not to love about this place? This amazing building has incredible architecture, stairwells, stained glass windows, you name it....

How did your fiance pop the question?? Tell us your proposal story and you could win a $1000 gift voucher to use towards one of our wedding photography packages. Lucky winner will be drawn  on the 8th August 2016, only a few week away. We will also have a few consolation prizes, good luck everyone....

Wedding cake, so much to choose from. Its one of the oldest wedding traditions. As weddings now are days are so personalised, the choice for the wedding cake is truly limitless. Gone are the days of the simple fruit cake covered in white icing. Thank goodness, just quietly!! Multiple layers are definitely the range with an eclectic array or flavour’s now available. The wedding I photographed last weekend had a really unique wedding cake a fig and almond cake with a beautiful ganache frosting (definitely not low fat I can tell you), but it was divine and definitely original!...

I get asked this question often by couples who book me to take their wedding photos. Everyone is different. But let me ask you this? Will you regret not having one? That is the real question you need to ask yourself! I myself was not that interested in a wedding video, but I knew I would one day regret it, so we had one, it wasn't edited, no fancy highlights and special effects, just the coverage, as it happened on the day. I loved it, it’s the real thing, its how the guests saw my wedding on the day....

Looking for the Perfect Mother's Day Gift Idea Then look no further. As a mum I can tell you there is only so much perfume and chocolate you can appreciate!!! Give a gift that is truly personal. Nothing is more treasured than family photos. When was the last time you got everyone together!! Has it been years? Then this is a no hassle, shopping free, crowd avoiding...

Bianca and Ashley's Storyboard. A Waterfront Function Centre Wedding Bianca and Ashley could have not have asked for a more perfect day. The weather was unbelievable to say the least!! Gorgeous location photo session at Carss Park and then the Mariner at the Waterfront Function Centre. I'm kind of lucky to have such beautiful photo spots close to home. And that dress was gorgeous!!!! So I couldn't choose just a few images, so here is their  storyboard   http://www.hugsforbrides.com.au/ http://waterfrontfunctions.net.au/ [caption id="attachment_3389" align="alignleft" width="288"] Diamond Photography's Guarantee to all customers[/caption]...

 My 5 top tips for perfect wedding make-up. Every time you look at your wedding photos you’re going to see it…..Did your make-up artist do a good job? 1. Using a professional make up artist is so important. Don’t be tempted to use friends or do it yourself. Professional Make-up artists apply make-up specifically for photography, which is quite different to normal every day wear 2. As a general rule make up needs to be applied at least 30% heavier. So if you do have trial make up session and feel it looks to heavy, don't be concerned. 3.Have a test run, I often suggest my brides have a trial make up for  their       engagement photo session. What a perfect way to see if the make-up is right for you. 4. Once you engage a make-up artist be sure to communicate the times your photographer will be arriving at the hotel or home to start taking your photos., There is nothing worse than arriving at a brides home to find her in a chair having her hair and make-up still done, It’s such a waste of perfect photo time. Generally speaking photographers will arrive at a bride’s home one to one and half hours prior to...

Pet Photography We are on a mission, Pet photography is our little project this year. We want to raise $1500 to help fund a beautiful Labrador at Assistance Dogs Australia. Help us reach that goal. This is a huge fundraising project for us. We will be releasing a book which will feature all the families we photograph, the book will be called "SHIRE TAILS". For a very small participation fee (all of which goes to Assistance Dogs), we will give you a complimentary family portrait with your pooch. You are also assured of a page all to your self in our coffee table book "Shire Tails" To register for this book visit our Pet page link below https://www.diamondportraits.com.au/index.php/pets/ [caption id="attachment_3372" align="aligncenter" width="288"] Diamond Photography's guarentee[/caption]...

Erin and Johnathon's wedding. These two had such  a beautiful wedding ceremony at Patrick's Catholic Church in Kogarah.  Their reception followed at The Waterfront Function Center San Souci. Both these locations are fantastic and provided beautiful backdrops for their  photography session. Enjoy this little slide show of their day http://video214.com/play/79hA6tWQOziuwSJQA0bAVw/s/dark Be sure to click the "HD" Button for better clarity on social media Flowers by http://www.shireflorist.com.au/ Gown by http://www.brionyleighbridal.com.au [caption id="attachment_3372" align="alignleft" width="288"] Diamond Photography's guarentee[/caption]...