Clare and Phil, Collingwood Children’s Farm

Clare and Phil’s wedding was very special indeed. When I first met them, they told me they wanted a relaxed outdoor wedding, a party for family and friends. In fact, the word “organic” was used.

Collingwood Children’s Farm was the location. The ceremony included some Dr. Suess and the speeches were real tear-jerkers.

We fed some lambs. They escaped. We chased them. Organic. Baby.

Freya - Wow, that is beautiful.
If i can make my own special day as anything near as emotive as these photos capture their day, i’ll be half way there.

paul - Thanks Freya! It was a very special day, glad you liked the images. :)

Sarah - OMG, so beautiful! Love the lambs!!

Lauren and Michael, Yarra Valley Lodge

I first photographed Lauren and Michael for a Beloved Session a while back on a rainy day.

Their wedding day at Yarra Valley Lodge was a sunnier affair. It featured an exceptionally long veil, bouquet tossing and some pretty crazy dance moves. Here’s their story…

Phoebe Wilson - Love it!

Kylie Stopp - Such a beautiful portrayal of a day filled with love, laughter and memories. You couldn’t ask for anything more.

Jac Shaw - Amazing guy, so beautiful xx

Maria and Steve, Brunswick

I do really enjoy my Beloved Sessions. These are sort of like engagement shoots – just not crap. They are cheese-free. Lactose intolerant, if you will.

Maria and Steve wanted to capture their time living in Brunswick before moving to Sweden for a while. It was a little bitter-sweet and there might even have been a little tear…

Gloria and Ricky, Brighton

It’s nice to be posting the rest of this awesome day! Gloria and Ricky had many interesting cultural aspects to their wedding. Being a Chinese and Cambodian wedding, I was expecting the tea ceremony. I wasn’t expecting the boys needing to adorn ladies underwear before entering the house- nice touch!

Their 350 guests had a ball and the end of the night was capped by a surprise appearance by Michael Jackson- amazing! Such a fun filled day- congrats guys.

Gloria Wong - Nice work! Thanks Paul!

Bernie Gallagher Amoo - Paul fab photos yet again. great work

Jaime Lee - Such beautiful photos xxxx

Jaime Lee - Can we order prints? I love the one of you on the dance floor!!!

Mini Dao - Congratulations to you and Ricky! You look stunning Gloria. Wishing you both all the best =] xo

Elena and Gaetan, Vanuatu Wedding Awesomeness

Photographers, like parents, aren’t meant to have favorites. This one though is a little close to my heart.

I met Elena and Gaetan when photographing their engagement photos a while back. Below is the story of their wedding day as I saw it, both sights and sounds. Would love to hear what y’all think of it.

Note, if the video is streaming too slow (for those living in Vanuatu!) just turn the “HD” off.;).

Wendy Taleo - Paul, I love this version of Elena and Gaeten’s wedding….the sounds bring it to life although I’m sorry not to have photos of Elena’s family that were only at the service. I think this wedding has given a full scope of challenges for a photographer from dark skin, bright sunlight to fireworks! Fantastic results. I’d also like to see a photo spread so that as an observer we can see the events of the day as they unfolded.

Stephanie and Fabrizio, Canberra

A first look at the rather awesome Stephanie and Fabrizio from last week in Canberra.

This was an exciting mix of Greek and Italian wedding traditions and a good excuse to rev-up a retro Fiat or three. Heaps of fun.

Can’t wait to share the rest – watch this space!

Kristen and Lee, Collingwood Children’s Farm

Delighted to be sharing the rest of the images from this rather lovely wedding. They say never to work with animals and children- those rules had to be broken for Kristen and Lee.

Despite several showers there was no deterring this couple from feeding animals as per plan. And feed them they did. Would love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!

Jacqueline McGlynn - Absolutely stunning…so natural…I don’t know this couple but it’s obvious they are mad about each other.looked like a great day

Biljana Cvejanovic - SAVRSENO,SUPER SA SRECOM,SVE NAJBOLJE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Elena and Gaetan, Vanuatu Wedding

A first look at the rather awesome wedding of Elena and Gaetan in Port Vila, Vanuatu.

I had photographed this lovely couple for a Beloved Session last year and they kindly asked me to document their big day.

Their wedding featured a stunning ceremony location on the water followed by rather epic fire dancing, the release of wish lanterns and fireworks. I was also shown how to dance with a chair by an inspirational guest.

This is how I saw it. Just the first sneak peek, more images to follow. Watch this space!

Elena Fontaine - Paul McGinty, words cannot express how happy we are. We’ll be able to relive our awesome day over & over again! Thank you….SO much! Can’t wait to see the rest! In the meantime, we’ll keep staring at these stunning shots! Thank you, thank you!

Vulase Uluiqamea Ah Jack - Very beautiful wedding Joe and Elena, we are so very happy for you son, may God bless you both and take care of each other, love you

Sara Emelee-Fong - Beaautiful

Samantha Laloyer - So happy to be a part of your Wedding Day Gaetan Fontaine & Elena Fontaine :)
I saw this little piece and i felt that it summed up all i wanted to say:
“So perfect and fine,
With all your friends round you
To have a good time.
And we wish you much happiness
Starting your lives as one,
Always give love to each other
With lots of laughter and fun.”

Paul is truly a talented photographer who has captured all the amazing moments :)

Jennifer Kalpokas Doan - Beautiful! Elena Fontaine – dream wedding wantaim!

Gaëtan Fontaine - Thank you Paul McGinty photography, the pictures are lovely

Leighton Fatiaki - Paul captured all those unforgettable moments on one of the happiest days of your lives!!!

Evelynne Kalo - Such amazing pictures! We were honored to be part of Ellie and Gaetan’s special day. Paul, how amazing is it that you caught the fire dance shot? Such amazing talent! We saw you on faithfully capturing every single moment. Thank you very much Paul for recording our friends special day.

Eslyn Kaltongga - Paul spectacular shots right there…loving these beautiful wedding pictures that you have captured…pictures do speak a thousand words and you have managed to let these pictures speak for themselves on how happy and wonderful this couple are. Awesome pictures! Congratulations again Mr & Mrs Fontaine!!

Weddings Parties eVrisamting - Vanuatu - FANTASTIC!!! I knew you were good Paul, and these images are just amazing! Now hurry up and send me your packages so we can get you capturing more wonderful Vanuatu weddings!!!

Savi Aru - Amazing shots Paul. Love your work. Oh Ellie beautiful memories of your special day. You rock Paul..

Ricky Lee - Thank you so much Paul for the amazing and beautiful shots, every time I look at a shot its as if I re-live the moment that was captured. Simply stunning.

jimata - Paul what amazing shots looking forward to see the other shots!!

Fontaine Gaëtan - Awesome, thanks heaps Paul McGinty Photography. There is no word to describe how I feel.

Rez Rezistance - Congratz yu2fala :)

Dawnette Lailai - Biggest congratulations to the both of you, the photos are just so lovely, feels like we are there with u both, Gaetan wishing you all the very best in your future endeavors with your beautiful wife, xoxoxo

Gracey - Absolutely gorgeous pics of a very beautiful day, Mr & Mrs Fontaine :-) xoxo

Glen - Sensational pics

Chris & John Holloway - Absolutely gorgeous photos, Paul. What a beautiful, happy wedding. These are wonderful pictures to keep and remind you of your happiest day.
Wish we could have been there, but you were in our thoughts.

Love ya,
Chris and John xxx

David and Ros - Wow!!!!fabulous photos xxx what a wonderful happy wedding and stunning couple. Your happiness shinesxx
Many Congratulations Elena and Gaetan…………xxx
xx loads of love and wow!!what memories… rosxx and davidxx

Janie Southwell - amazing photos, what an awesome job Paul has done capturing you some beautiful photos that will last forever

Dina and Ryan

Dina and Ryan’s Wedding in numbers:

2 Wedding dresses (one for dancing, of course).

15 Minutes fashionably late.

20 Degrees Celcius – a rather glorious day.

24 Point win for the Sydney Swans in their final.

4 Times the Groom checked the scores pre ceremony;).

6 Adults in a children’s bouncy castle.

30 Seconds before the castle collapsed.

160 Guests of the dancefloor.

1 Very happy couple.

Les Robyn Watt - Absolutely stunning but a gorgeous couple in LOVE how could they not be !!!

Trish McAllister - Love looking through your pics Paul, very talented with your art. Congratulations to the beautiful couple of course.

Tenielle McKnight - A million goosebumps looking at these!!! Love.. Xx