I was thrilled when MM Photos sent me this beautiful wedding - it exudes warmth, familiarity and beauty. I love how they captures the natural beauty in each moment of the day, this is one of the reasons he was chosen by the couple.
After a whole week of rain, Sydney got some relief with a sparkling sunny day... a day where a Chloe said 'I do' to marrying the love of her life, Brendan. The couple couldn't have been happier celebrating with their close family and friends, some of who flew out from France, on the beautiful Balmoral beach.
The ceremony was held on Rocky Point Island at Balmoral Beach Sydney. "This is where I grew up and went to school. Both Brendan and I live in Mosman and spend a lot of time at Balmoral beach so the location held a special lure for both of us," says Chloe.
The reception was at the beautiful Bather's Pavilion which overlooks their familiar playground, Balmoral beach. Chloe tells us there is another reason they chose this elegant venue for their wedding reception: "the head chef Serge Dansereau is French and his cuisine is always exciting - My family is of French heritage and it was fun to design a menu with a chef who understands both French and Australian ingredients with such profundity. The sommelier is also excellent and the wines recommended were some of the nicest we've had!"
Chloe tells us that their reception was very much about the cuisine experience, "We wanted guests to have a 'restaurant quality' experience instead of the standard 'chicken or beef' wedding fare. We worked closely with Serge to design the menu and even more closely with the sommelier to select the wines - there were 2 selections of red and white for both entrée and main, we also served French champagne and my family rosé (Domaine FaverÃ´t) at the ceremony."
Photography: MM Photos - Located in Sydney and have just opened up a studio in Melbourne (46 Rose Street, Fitzroy) 1300 602 991.
Wedding location: Balmoral Beach, Bather's Pavilion
Bride's Gown: Amanda Garrett
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Cake: Le Breton Patisserie
Congratulations to Chloe and Brendan on your marriage and thank you for sharing with Modern Wedding brides.
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