St John’s Cathedral – Brad and Amanda – Brisbane Wedding Photographer

What a day! Brad and Amanda are very much in love, and it showed. Thanks to the whole bridal party for making it just that, a PARTY!



How did you meet?  At university where we were both studying teaching at the time

The proposal….  Very romantic – Brad proposed at the top of St Peter’s Basilica, at the Vatican in Rome when we travelled to Europe at the end of 2010

Funniest Moment:  When Brad sprayed Amanda with a bottle of champagne during the photos

Favourite Wedding Day Moment:   The entire day!!!

Advice for other brides:  Enjoy the day!! It seems to go so quickly so enjoy every moment.  If you are worried about how smoothly everything will run, then organize to run through the plan of the day with a close friend or family member and let them handle any hiccups as they occur.  This will take a lot of the pressure off the Bride and Groom and allow you to enjoy every moment of your first day together as a married couple.

The Finer Details:  

Engagement and Wedding Stationery – Miranda Carey

Wedding and Engagement Rings  – Bodman Jewellery Design (Bulimba) (

Bridal Gown  – Elizabeth de Varga (Stones Corner) (

Bridal Accessories (jewelry, earrings, shoes, veil etc):  Elizabeth de Varga (Stones Corner) (, Shoes from Suna (Stones Corner) (

Bridesmaid Dresses and Accessories:  Dresses – Bella Donna (Woollongabba) (;  Jewellery – Magnolia Silver Jewellery (Chermside)

Hair:  The Powder Room (New Farm) (

Makeup:  The Powder Room (New Farm) (

Flowers:  Julie Vine (Capalaba)  (

Groom suits:  Myer & Male Manor (Carindale)

Grooms men suits: Myer & Male Manor (Carindale)

Ceremony:  St John’s Cathedral, Brisbane (

Celebrant:  Rev Lee Gauld

Reception Venue:  The Strand, Rugby Quay, Eagle Street, Brisbane (

Cake:  Deliberately Delicious (Paddington) (

Wedding Theme & Colours:  Simple but Elegant. Colour pallet of white, navy, glass and crystals

Transport:  GG Limo’s & family friend (

Bonbonniere:  Lolly Buffet by Sweet Buffet (

Entertainment:  Tuffy (

Honeymoon destination:  New Zealand

Testimonial about using Christopher Thomas Photography: Chris and Michelle, you are both simply amazing!  We are so impressed with the quality and creativity of the photos that you took.  We really appreciate all of your hard work in providing us with such top quality photos. It’s absolutely wonderful to have such great memories captured in print. Both of us had such a fantastic day and want to thank you for your part in it.  Thank you, thank you, thank you!!



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