A colourful rooftop Wedding in Melbourne with that Sunday Lunch feel

Today I am delighted to share this beautiful and colourful rooftop Wedding in Melbourne with that Sunday Lunch feel.

Kristi and David wanted a chic but relaxed celebration with their nearest and dearest and got married in March 2017.

Images were captured by Darin Collison Photography.

Darin Collison is a Wedding Photographer from Melbourne, Australia.

He describes his style as fine art wedding photojournalism

This is not traditional wedding photography.

This is capturing the day with beautiful, creative images as they happen, without interruption, without stage managing events.

Its about finding the light, and telling your story.


I hand over to beautiful Bride, Kristi…


How did you and your partner meet? 

“David and I met in Amsterdam while traveling Europe.”

How did he propose? 

“David completely surprised me by proposing while on a Sunday morning walk along the beach in Elwood. ”

“He tried so hard to make it a private moment for us, but it didn’t work as passers-by yelled out “Congratulations!”

Tell us about your wedding gown and how you chose it…

“I was devastated when I started looking for a dress, I didn’t like anything.”

“Then I found Belle et Blanc where I had several dresses to choose from! It was an easy decision in the end, I loved my dress!!!”

What sort of style did you envision for your wedding day? 

“I envisioned a beautiful summer afternoon and something simple with pops of colour.”

“The Emerson was our first thought as it’s truly the perfect classy rooftop.”

“Crisp white tables and chairs on top of synthetic grass giving an easy “Sunday lunch” feeling.”

“Then we added bright flowers and buckets of colored shots to get the party started.”

“It turned out better than I imagined.”

What was your favourite moment from the day?

“The whole day was amazing. I remember sitting down for lunch and thinking, “Take a moment to look around.”

“All of the smiling and laughing from our loved ones was all we wanted for our wedding day, and that’s what we got.”

Any DIY décor elements? 

“We made signs for the shots that said “Have a shot we tied the knot.”

If you could do it all over again, what would you change? 

“I wouldn’t change anything! It was honestly amazing!”

What’s your most important piece of advice for creating and maintaining a strong relationship? 

“Communication is just so important, without it there are always issues.”

“Talk it out and say what you mean!”

Any tips that you can give to future brides? 

“Don’t stress so much, it really isn’t worth it.”

“Enjoy the process, but don’t make it harder than it has to be and make sure it’s what you want.”

“You’re the bride and groom, it’s your day! Remember that this is your day.”


Wedding Vendors

Ceremony Venue: The Emerson

Reception Venue: The Emerson

Event Hire: Complete Function Hire

Photographer: Darin Collison

Dress: Belle et Blanc

Grooms Suit: Oscar Hunt

Makeup: Ben Dniprowskij

Hair: Runway Room Prahran 

Wedding Invitations: Adorn Invitations

Accessories: Love On Jewellery

On The Day Stationery: BWeddings

Cake: Ministry of Cake Food

Food: The Emerson

Flowers: Jizell Flowers


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