Samantha Donaldson Photography
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Wedding and portrait photographer based in Auckland, New Zealand. My passion is capturing people's stories with a natural, documentary style of photography.

styled wedding shoot | secret garden


A couple of months ago I took part in a styled wedding shoot with Auckland Weddings. The inspiration was 'Secret Garden' and we had the most perfect venue south of Auckland with amazing gardens to explore. The images do the talking with this post so Ill leave you to enjoy the feast of inspiration below.... 

Venue: St Margarets Cafe, Karaka, Auckland | Styling: Harlow Garland Weddings | Wedding Gowns: Astra Bridal | Suits: Rembrandt | Bridesmaids dresses: Leave Her Wilder | Hair & Makeup: Belles & Brides | Flowers: Blooms by Harlow Garland | Models: Roana Bilia, Charlie Mishmash, Fiona Leng, Riley Phillip-Harris