Sunday of the long weekend was Sarah & Michel’s wedding at the spectacular Goonoo Goonoo Station. As you will see by the amazing photographs below this wedding was just amazing.
Goonoo Goonoo Station is located on the outskirts of Tamworth. This place is made for weddings. Heritage buildings, Incredible food, amazing reception room & a destination get away where you can spend the weekends with your guests. It also has endless photo locations.
What also makes this place outstanding is the staff & function coordinator, Andrea. Their service at Goonoo Goonoo is perfect. They go above and beyond to give you the perfect country Tamworth wedding.
Michel & Sarah met years ago in a chance meeting over breakfast in Fiji. Michel is from the Netherlands & Sarah a country girl from Australia.
So Michel moved over here to be closer to Sarah & the rest is history. Sarah had her mum, Sue help with a lot of the planning & décor for their wedding. She did an incredible job & thought of everything. The décor was just Sarah & her love for horses shone through.
As a surprise gift Sue organised fireworks for the reception. This just topped off their night. We bought all the guests out for a “guest photo” & as we started taking photographs the fireworks started! it looked just magical against a beautiful Tamworth night sky.
I just adore weddings like these. You actually feel more like a guest than a photographer. Sarah, Michel & their families & their guests were all just so friendly, relaxed & who were there to celebrate & witness two people, from two amazing families marry the person of their dreams. Yes this wedding had me leaving with a smile on my face & goosebumps.
Thank you again for asking me to photograph this perfect day!!
Sarah & Michel chose some amazing people to help make their day perfect.
Their ceremony was officiated by Vanessa Dobson, who is always so easy to work with. She’s bubbly, friendly, professional, gets your guests involved & disappears for “the kiss”. ( trust me a lot of celebrants don’t). She also loves an unplugged wedding which I am always a fan of!! Thanks again Vanessa it is always a great catching up again!
At Sarah & Michel’s reception I loved their idea of doing their bridal waltz as soon as they entered. With Dj Will’s amazing skills they had everyone on the dance floor which set the stage for the great party later on. If your looking for Tamworth’s best DJ please go with Will. He reads the crowd & always plays the best music!
Sarah & Michel’s MC for the night, Jeremy Roberts was perfect! Sue ( Sarah’s mother) mentioned how amazing these two boys were & they actually do this professionally. Yes one of the best MC’s I have witnessed…Thanks again
Another behind the scenes moment I loved was the staff of Goonoo Goonoo. They were all so interested in the guests but also commented how beautiful this wedding was. They noticed the guests, the families & the couple and loved the fact that it was a caring, intimate wedding. I think this speaks volume not only about Sarah & Michel but about the reception place- Goonoo Goonoo. To them it was not just another weekend, another wedding, another couple they were able to see little differences & help be part of that atmosphere.
Thank you again Michel & Sarah for choosing me to photograph your wedding. You are such a beautiful couple!!
Flowers- Jan from Designer Bunches,
DJ & Photobooth,-DJ Will
Celebrant- Vanessa Dobson
Lighting- Mr & Mrs Hill Lighting
Flower horse shoe- Michelle Panetta
Cake – Sue Plank
Makeup & Hair –Soho on Bourke