Bri, Seth and I met up one afternoon  to yarn over a beer (or so) about their wedding.  We got on to the topic of  locations for their pics and the potential use of a chopper was mentioned.

My eyes lit up

Northburn, their venue, is nestled in a valley surrounded by the kind of scenery I cry out for.  Barren, open moorland with gnarled rocky Tors, think Dartmoor in the UK, with a dash of NZ/Iceland thrown in.

I get super excited when there’s an opportunity to do some shooting in new and interesting locations. I spend hours pouring over Google Earth and looking at topographic maps for interesting spots. And there was so much on hand, I knew we were on to a winner.

Bri and Seth’s wedding didn’t disappoint, it was a cracker of a day. And yeah we were pretty stoked with the locations we found.

Here’s a wee look at what I encountered…

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Thanks to the following for being spot on;

Celebrant: Glennys Logan

Ceremony and reception: Northburn Station

Accommodation: Burn Cottage Retreat and Heritage Boutique Lake Resort

Helicopter: Heliview

Flowers: Andrea Crawford

Cake: Judith Crosland

Hair: Alice Hair from Wanaka

Make Up: Gemma Kaler

Music: Paywave

A huge congrats to my 2 awesome friends Bri and Seth! Thank you for the opportunity to hang with you both on this amazing day.


Jim, these are Beautiful photos, of Seth & Bri ‘s Wonderful Wedding. You have encapsulated the spirit of that day perfectly. Seth & Bri,we now all know what you got up to when you flew off in the helicopter !! A memorable day. Thank you

Michael and Ann Hall

Dear Bri & Seth

Lovely photographs, they brought tears to our eyes. It was wonderful to see how much everyone was enjoying the great day.

You will have fantastic lifelong memories of the day, BUT, as you say, now back to work and reality!

Lots of Love

Michael & Ann xXx

Jim you truly are a consummate professional; on a seriously hot Central Otago day you helped to guide us and captured our special day perfectly. Your enthusiasm and passion for what you do is evident in our beautiful photos and in how much we enjoyed having you part of it all. We have the biggest smiles here in Melbourne; thank you so very much!
P.S. Seth is still laughing about the Harley making the final cut!

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