This styled shoot was set at the Historic Custom’s House in the heart of Brisbane.
The photography featured a hybrid of digital and 120mm film stock to create the whimsical and old world feel to the images, bringing together all the elements to tell a story.
The shoot itself featured the venue’s long room, which is a grand ball room, fit for a princess.
The grand heritage ballroom features an ornate domed roof and high ceilings that provided the inspiration for the shoot.
Bespoke invitations were designed with ivory card stock featuring watercolour flowers and gold ink calligraphy. Floral details and nods to the venue were hand painted on the suite to mirror the floral arrangements used throughout the shoot and bring the entire look together.
A red carpet entrance for the bride and groom next to the grand sweeping staircase. The feature black and white time and sweeping bannister were enhanced by a cascading garland of seeded eucalyptus, magnolia leaves and David Austin Roses.
Inside the venue a tablescape that matched the romantic opulence of the venue. The main focal point for the look was the billowing lace runner that draped across the table. Tall carved timber pillar candle sticks were then placed on either side of the floral centrepieces to provide dramatic height to the table. Timber tiffany chairs were then chosen to add a vintage look to the place settings and were then covered in beaded ivory chair sashes. Particular attention was paid to the place settings which consisted of gold Queen Anne charges, romantic ivory scrolled plates, vintage gold cutlery and bespoke Tiffany Blue napkins. Each setting also featured a hand painted menu and place card set and a peach David Austin Juliette rose. Antique crystal glassware provided the finishing touch.
Centrepieces and a stunning bridal bouquet that were a mix of peach hydrangea, blush and ivory roses, magnolia, fern and trailing ivy. The centrepieces were designed to sit in their antique gold compotes which were then nestled into the lace table runner.
When deciding on a bridal silhouette for this shoot, only a ballgown would do. This gown was whimsical yet elegant with a stunning illusion neckline and lace detailing. The fitted underskirt featured a draped voluminous overskirt that created the look of two gowns in one.
Hair and makeup look for our model that replicated old Hollywood glamour. A vintage chignon was styled low at the nape of the neck and makeup was complete with porcelain skin, winged eyeliner, full lashes and a bold red lip.
A black dinner suit was chosen to dress our groom in something classically elegant. The look was finished with patent black shoes, crisp white French cuffed shirt and black satin bow tie.
Overall the look was sumptuously elegant, classic and timelessly romantic.
A look fit for any princess and her prince charming looking for a venue for a wedding in Brisbane.