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Gippsland Wedding Photography – Ryan & Alysha

Ryan & Alysha were married at their parents estate in Woodleigh Gippsland on Sunday 26th January 2014. The Gippsland wedding photography was taken on location at the farm itself.
Here are some words from the bride herself about their how they met, their relationship and the wedding itself…
Q. When and how did you meet? And what were your first thoughts?
A. We first laid eyes on each other at our mutual friend’s NYE party in Inverloch 2009/2010. A few months on Ryan then invited me over for a home cooked roast and we haven’t missed a day without talking to one another since.
Q. When and how did the proposal take place and how did you feel?
A. December 25th 2012 – We were staying at Ryan’s Grandparents (Jim and Marg Walker) sheep farm in Avenel, Victoria, a place where Ryan spent a lot of his time growing up and a place that he will always cherish.
Christmas morning we woke up early and took our dog, Dusty for a run around the farm, as we came back to the house Ryan insisted that we walk up to the front driveway which we did, it was there at the top of the driveway where he dropped to one knee, presented the ring and popped the big question. After a few second crying I finally said YES! It was a beautiful surprise to me as I had no idea.
Q. Where are you going on your honeymoon?
A. We will spend 4 nights in luxury accommodation at the Grampians together and plan to take 2 weeks off later in year and head to the pacific islands.
Q. What are your future plans together?
A. We are both looking forward to completing renovations on our property and starting our own family together in the future.
Q. Where is your ceremony and reception being held and why did you choose these venues?
A. Our Ceremony and reception will both be taking place on Alysha’s parents farm (Vince and Shirley Tamburo), the beautiful ‘Tamburo Estate’ in Woodleigh. We have both always loved the country views and couldn’t think of a better place to celebrate this special occasion.
Q. What does your wedding dress look like? Please give a details description and also include any accessories such as shoes.
A. The gorgeous A-line ball gown is from Vera Wang. This beautiful strapless gown features a sweetheart neck line with softly draped wrap bodice and frothy draped skirt made of hand cut bias organza flanges and tulle swirls in a floral motif design leading into a cathedral length train.
Q. What is the groom and his groomsmen wearing and who was the supplier?
A. Groom and Groomsmen dressed by Briggins -Tailor made suits – Classic fitted black dinner suit with black slim line tie
Q. What are the bridesmaids wearing and who was the supplier?
A. Bridesmaid dresses from Zimmerman – Porcelain silk one shoulder long dress with twist centre front detail, boned bodice, V cut neckline.
Q. What is the Theme or style of your wedding?
A. Elegant Country Wedding
Q. Hair & make up:
A. Queen of Sass – Amanda Henwood
Q. Who is conducting your service (celebrant, minister, priest etc).
A. Ken Hatherley – It’s Your Day Ceremonies
Q. Florist:
A. Imogen Yusko – classic and romantic blush pink and white roses
Q. Wedding Favours & Cake:
A. Cake by Melva Smith – two tier, red velvet cake with soft ruffling and floral design. Wedding Favours – small Kraft bags with Snow Pea seed to tie into the location (paddocks surrounding in harvest of Snow Peas) and Tamburo family tradition (Vince and Shirley Tamburo grow Snow Peas for a living as did Vince’s parents when they came out from Italy).
Q. Invitations & Stationary:
A. Invitations and Stationary designed by Alysha Tamburo – invitations had an elegant floral design backing on white textured card with neat, classy script font, packaged together with matching two toned twine and individual personalised envelopes.
Q. Food & Drink:
A. Gourmet High Tea by The High Tea Company
Q. Is there any other supplier you would specifically like to mention:
A. Jodi Neary from 2Blossom – on the day set up and styling. Island Marquees – marquee, tables & chairs & South Coast Laundry Services – table linen
Photographer: Lucas Piera Gippsland Wedding Photography

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