alex + kate | short story | tasmania
It’s with a heavy heart we admit that prior to this wedding, neither of us had ever been to Tasmania before. Though it was high on the to-do list, we’d never made the time to venture across the bass straight to experience her serene beauty. And it is beautiful.
We always meet with our couples to find out about their story, and their wedding – we think building that connection is vital to us delivering a great film. Alex and Kate work across the road from each other (literally) so we met for lunch at Merchant in Melbourne. We chatted about all manner of things; their background, why they wanted a wedding film, and the reasoning behind Tasmania.
Kate’s a Tassie girl see, and with the stunning St David’s Cathedral, the family home providing the setting, and the beauty of Tasmania as the backdrop, it was a bit of a no brainer.
Alex and his groomsmen got ready at the amazing Lenna Penthouses, which overlook the Hobart harbor. A few beers, some lunch, and a bow-tie tutorial video later, we were off to Kate’s place.
Kate got ready at the family home, which was also the location for the marquee reception. Capturing John’s first look at his daughter was a reminder not only of the importance of what we do, but also the privilege of being invited into someone’s lives to create a wonderful film.
A traditional service at St David’s followed, before heading across to the park for a quick location shoot.
We’re privileged to work with some of our industry’s best suppliers and Georgeous once again did an amazing job creating a fabulous Marquee space. With the Veuve flowing freely, some great speeches, fantastic food and Mr Nick Rutherford on the decks, it was a very memorable occasion.
The pleasure was all ours.
Cinematographer: Humdrum Films humdrumfilms.com.au
Photographer: Jon Jarvela jonjarvela.com
Wedding Planning & Styling: Georgeous georgeous.com.au
Flowers: Cecilia Fox ceciliafox.com.au
Catering: Tasmanian Gourmet Kitchen tgkitchen.com
Marquee & Furniture: Weeding Hire weedingpartyhire.com.au
Linen: Table Art tableart.com.au
Ceremony Location: St David’s Cathedral, Hobart saintdavids.org.au
Reception Location: Private Residence
Grooms Preperations: Lenna Penthouses lenna.com.au/the-penthouses
Entertainment: Nick Rutherford, Rutherford Entertainment rutherfordentertainment.com.au
Music Licensing: The Music Bed themusicbed.com