Melbourne City Wedding Photography

Beach Wedding Photography in Melbourne's Wintery Blast

Wedding Photography on a Melbourne beach in Winter, showing a bridal couple against a colourful sunset.This bride and groom braved Melbourne's wintry conditions to have some impromptu photography on their wedding day, on Elwood Beach. The opportunity to take advantage of this glorious sunset was possible because the couple were on time, and the day ran smoothly.

To ensure you get the best from the day into which you have invested so much, read our wedding photography planning tips article, to help you allocate enough time at the right times, for all the things that need to happen.

The Bride and Groom rehearsed a few dance moves during this photo shoot- and our camera caught the moment. This kind of natural spontaneity flows when the timing of the wedding day has been generously allocated to each part of the day. As the inevitable delays and interruptions crop up, you will be glad you had the buffer built in to your schedule. If you are stressed the photos won't have you looking your very best- and you don't want to arrive for your wedding reception exhausted.

If you are planning a location such as this one, at Elwood Beach, Melbourne, then it is vitally important to have a second, photogenic backup. Scout alternate wedding photography locations well in advance, and once more just prior to the day, so that there are absolutely no surprises on the day. Seek out and apply for any permit well in advance, and ensure that long limousines or lowered wedding hot rods can access the parking areas, if you have booked these cars.

Wedding Photo Permits

Wedding photography of Melbourne bride and groom with a mustang car

The good old days of wedding photographers and their brides and grooms holding centre stage throughout Melbourne city locations, are all but gone.

This wedding photography example, taken in the Melbourne central business district, shows a popular photography area just near Flinders Lane.

Wedding photographers have had it too good for too long- and traffic disruptions have escalated as photographers choreograph images in and around the central business district.

Many once popular wedding photo hotspots are becoming off limits- so seek permission way ahead of time, if you intend to make your way through the central nusiness district of Melbourne city, for the purpose of having wedding photos taken.

As of this writing, one of the safest, wedding-friendly places very close to the heart of the city is the Fitzroy Gardens, in Lansdowne Street. With ample photography settings, mini- scenes and an assortment of bridges, lakes and gazebos, you're sure to find something there that wil delight. Always be prepared, with a second choice wedding photography location backup, especially if rain is even remotely forecast.

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