On February 1st, 2014, Sarah and Chris got hitched on a super hot day at McLaren Vale. Located at the very beautiful Paxton’s winery, set on the lawns with vines and old buildings in the background, this was a wedding I had looked forward to for some time.
It ended up being a very challenging day as my darling little mini cooper overheated and broke down on the way to the ceremony ( my worst nightmare, the one that wakes me in a cold sweat often the night before a wedding. Not making it to a ceremony ! ) I had to sit in my car in open sun in 42 degrees to wait for help. Thankfully, my very dear friend, John picked me up and got me to the ceremony on time. I then raced around like a crazy woman when I got there and half way through the ceremony thought I was going to pass out from heat stroke. My survival mode kicked in and I made it through. I sat and rested after the ceremony, some kind people gave me iced water and towels. After 15 mins or so the dizzyness passed and I continued on and nailed the shoot :) My car had exensive damage and ended up needing a new motor. The mechanic had mixed coolants which caused the water pump and system to corrode. Weeks and weeks later I have only just got my car back !
Back to the stunning wedding. I loved Sarah from the minute I met her, she and Chris are perfectly suited, both smiley and happy and very genuine people. The boy’s navy suits and brown brogues were delicious, I love guys in navy or brown suits !!! The bridesmaids looks so pretty in ivory and Sarah was like a petite little doll. The bridal party were fun, enthusiastic and kind and I loved the day very much. Family played a big part and the closeness was very evident.
The rustic touches, gorgeous flowers, bulb lighting and cool couches all made the setting even more beautiful.
I am always honoured to tell a couple’s wedding story in my pictures :)
Kerin Burford Photography