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Liv & Sam – Three weeks to organise the most precious wedding

June 8, 2021
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Liv and Sam (and their tribe of amazing people) organised their wedding in three weeks so 1-year-old Benji could be there. He’s got to be the most handsome best man you’ve ever seen.

Scroll to the bottom for the most precious first dances, and a party to remember!

There was champagne, rain, happy dances, tears, kind words, a first dance that left no dry eyes in the room, and a whole lot of people lifting up this family with an army of support and love.

It was an incredible privilege to be trusted with capturing these memories, and it’s a wedding I’ll always remember. The best people, the best day!

They also managed to choose the only day with a severe weather warning ⚡ The rain was pouring, roads and paddocks were flooding, and the sky was almost black. It sure was surreal!

And you see the champagne photo, that’s not rain, Sam nailed it 🥂

Liv’s dress: To Cherish Bridal Boutique Christchurch
Venue: Omarino Estate
Hair: Vivo Ilam
Makeup: Makeup by Mel
Band: PAGE28

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Waiting to see their girl dressed to walk down the aisle.

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The day was wet and cold, so the ceremony moved indoors where we all listened to the rain pouring and enjoyed being warm and dry!

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We managed to sneak outside for a few photos after the ceremony. Totally worth it!

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This isn’t rain, it’s Sam nailing the champagne spray!

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I’m sure it wasn’t just me who was wet and cold when we finished outdoors but these guys were the best, no complaints from anyone! We were all pretty happy to head into a warm cosy reception.

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Liv and Sam had three precious dances. One together, one with Benji, and a father-daughter dance to “I Loved Her First”. The room was silent; I don’t think there was a single dry eye, mine included.

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And then they partied!

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