Port Phillip Estate Wedding – Ellen & Rhys

The one where they sang Cat Stevens

The venue was Port Phillip Estate in Red Hill. Tears, wine, and laughter flowed, as did the rain outside throughout the day.

I attend many weddings and still find myself moved to tears by little things at each ceremony. Granted, those closest to me call me Tofu Heart, which is telling of how easily my heart gets smooshed by emotion and leaks through my tear ducts. Fortunately, these were people of my kind; everyone – especially the groom, Rhys – was moved to tears as his father, dedicated ‘Father and Son’ by Cat Stevens to Rhys in his speech. They were kind, generous, and gracious through all the nerves that come with a wedding day.

Melbourne’s unprecedented wet weather meant that Ellen and Rhys’ post-wedding shoot evolved into a portrait session that we missed out on the wedding day. Things worked out for the best as we were blessed with the kindness of an estate owner and ethereal Spring light. The results speak for themselves. This wedding taught me is that sometimes Plan C was always meant to be. I’m so thankful to have stepped into a world of gentleness and incredible kindness created by Ellen and Rhys, just for a brief period.


Tropical Leaf by Alex Muravev from the Noun Project



Tropical Leaf by Alex Muravev from the Noun Project


Thank you to:

Anna Kara {Bridal Gown} // MJ Bale {Groom’s suit} // The crew from Port Phillip Estate // Yarra Blooms {Florals and Design} // Novita Diamonds {Ringmaker} //


Tropical Leaf by Alex Muravev from the Noun Project

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