Samantha Donaldson Photography
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Stories | Wedding & Portrait Photographer Auckland

I photograph weddings, engagements, families, maternity, newborns and commercial. My style is natural and organic, focusing on telling a story.

sophie & vinnie | christchurch wedding


Sophie & Vinnie's Canterbury wedding was a bit of a highlight of last summer I have to admit. Flying off somewhere different always gets the creative juices flowing! Married on Sophie's parents lifestyle block just outside of Rangiora, these two pulled off a casual yet elegant and sophisticated wedding.

Sophie was an absolute vision in her full sequin wedding dress with elegantly 40s styled hair and make up. Vinnie arrived with his boys in a bright orange vintage car and they proceeded to groove their way down the aisle. A touching ceremony was followed by guests mingling in the late afternoon sun before heading into a botanical-rustic styled marquee. Such a fun happy day!

Dress: Karen Willis Holmes from Paperswan Bride | Suit: Hallensteins | Flowers: Jill Chatterton | Hair: Simpatico Hair Studio |  Make up: Fiona Crossett | Cake: Cakes by Anna | Caterer: Continental 


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