This shoot is a collaboration with other wedding vendors, and took place one winter morning at sunrise in central Auckland. The light was just stunning… you really can’t beat the clearness of winter light!
Early morning is a great option for photos if your wedding is taking place in central Auckland. It’s amazing how many different backdrops there are, so close together in the city. You can create so many different looks and feels in just an hour. At sunset you would get something similar, but there would probably be a lot more people to navigate!
If you can make it work at sunrise in a city, I highly recommend it. You avoid having other people in the background and there’s something really special about feeling alone in such a metropolitan city. I think it works really well for an elopement.
I hope this shoot inspires you with ideas for all the different elements in your photos, and demonstrates how unusual locations, styling, times of day and times of year can work amazingly well!
We used a real couple so their feelings for each other, and the emotion on their faces are real. The stunning Hera couture gown makes me think of a Disney princess, but it’s just a little bit sexy with the low V back. It suited the urban feel of the shoot so very well! It was a wonderful experience to collaborate and style this shoot with these amazing wedding vendors: