Friday, November 30, 2012

Helen McConnell Photography


The difference between a good wedding photographer and an outstanding wedding photographer is the ability to combine different styles of photography with the latest techniques to produce amazing images that reflect the nature of the bride and groom, and highlight the beauty of their love for each other. 

At Helen McConnell Photography, couples absolutely adore the service they provide for them, that’s why they were voted as Outstanding Wedding Photographer and why they won the 2011 ABIA Wedding Photographer of the Year.

Photographer Helen McConnell – “My team and I have a genuine passion for high quality wedding photography. Our aim is to help you possess a stunning album of absolutely beautiful images of your Wedding Day that you’d be proud to show all your family & friends … images that you can look at for many years to come and still feel that exact moment.”

Helen McConnell Photography is a South-East Queensland studio specialising in wedding photography. As an award-winning photographer with over 10 years' experience, Helen McConnell and her creative team aim to capture in an unobtrusive, fresh and exciting way the atmosphere and feelings of your wedding day in a truly individualistic style. For Helen and her team, your wedding is more than just a professional service, it’s a personal affinity.

The rapport and relationship you develop with your photographer is the key to achieving a stunning result. Helen McConnell Photography will spend the time to really get to know you and talk you through how your day will go, providing you with friendly reassurance and support that will make your day that extra bit special.

Visit Helen McConnell Photography.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Your Day In Paradise...


Paradise Palms Resort and Country Club truly is ‘a world of its own’, and is considered one of Tropical North Queensland’s most idyllic wedding destinations. 

Enjoy a picture-perfect setting at the base of rainforest-clad mountains with views of rolling fairways, lush greens and the Coral Sea. Paradise Palms boasts a grand ‘Queenslander’ style clubhouse, one of Australia’s leading golf courses, a modern 96-room resort and well-appointed wedding and function facilities for both indoor and outdoor celebrations.

At Paradise Palms 'The Best Serving the Best' is more than a philosophy, it's their rule. The staff pride themselves on creating exactly the reception you have dreamed of, offering a range of styles to suit your individual taste and budget – all within the relaxed and beautiful surroundings on offer.

Paradise Palms superbly landscaped gardens and immaculate golf greens provide a sophisticated yet romantic setting for an outside ceremony of any size, before stylish pre-dinner drinks and canapés on the spacious ocean breeze verandas.

Next is your wedding reception in the well-appointed function room, where your guests will enjoy sensational views over the manicured gardens, across the greens and out to the distant ocean. There could be no more perfect way to start your married life.

Whether your dream is for an intimate luncheon for 30 or an indulgent evening of celebration for 200, Paradise Palms Resort and Country Club will provide personal, five-star service and a magnificent setting, to make your day complete.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Glengariff Historic Estate... The Perfect Backdrop for an Unforgettable Day.


Glengariff Historic Estate, established in 1876 on 230 acres, is known as an exclusive wedding venue in Brisbane, owned by the one family for six generations.

From the moment you enter the old wrought iron gates and drive through the jacaranda lined driveway, you will be enchanted by the surrounds of our 230-acre family estate of classic elegance.

The friendly and attentive staff will warmly welcome your guests with a chilled glass of sparkling wine as they enter the ambience of the crystal lit Estate Room and make their way out onto the terrace, with its classical stone arbors and manicured hedges overlooking the breathtaking vista of mountains and the valley beyond.

Exchange your vows on the terrace’s magical setting or upstairs in the conservatory of the Vintage Room, with its paneled cedar walls surrounded with family antiques and heirlooms and boasting its own majestic views.

Glengariff is a photographer’s delight, with an endless maze of photo opportunities, including the 100-metre waterfall, the rustic barn, the vineyards and gardens with classical arbors or by the jetty with an amazing sunset that Glengariff is known for. The estate is the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable day.
At Glengariff Histroic Estate, their promise is to make your wedding ceremony and reception not just a wonderful day, but also an exceptional one.



Thursday, November 15, 2012

Xennox Diamond World

Xennox Diamond World is one of Australia’s leading diamond specialists, with more than ten national design awards for their outstanding work. At Xennox Diamond World you deal directly with the importers of fine white Belgium and Russian cut diamonds, so you can be assured that you are getting the finest quality at the best price. Their onsite workshop ensures that the quality of your ring is never compromised. Their professional and friendly staff will help you with the right information to make the best choice.

Can't think of the perfect gift for a loved one this Christmas?

Xennox Diamonds have taken the pressure out of choosing the perfect present. They now have gift cards available for purchase in store, and they can be used for anything from ring re-sizing or repairs, to choosing an eternity ring, or maternity pendant.