Wedding Photography at Ballara receptions, eltham victoria australia

Our wedding photography team headed out north of Melbourne to Ballara Receptions in Eltham; a well kept venue featuring a lake in the middle of the gardens making for beautiful wedding photos all on site. Also featuring a large hall and chapel, Ballara Receptions is able to cater for all the days guests from the ceremony through till the conclusion of events.


Groom's Preparation Wedding Photography and Video Shoot

Mark Carniato Photography arrived in the morning to begin the groom's preparation photo shoot at a small motel opposite the wedding venue hosting the days events.

Bride's Preparation Wedding Photography and Video Shoot

The bride's preparation was next door to the groom's room, where her make up artist from  Magical Makeovers melb was on schedule leaving plenty of time for us to photograph the bride and her bridesmaid getting ready, and some portraits of the bride with her parents.  

Marriage Ceremony

The marriage ceremony took place at the gazebo in the Ballara Receptions gardens. The guests and the groom ready as they watched the father of the bride walk Elise down the isle to Mark.  The couple smiling unfailingly bringing tears to their loved one's eyes was a moment to cherish for a lifetime. 

Bridal Party Photo and Video Shoot

The Bridal party with their photographer and videographer scouted the gardens looking for beautiful background settings and props to take a variety of natural, posed and candid photography. Some features included a massive Love sign, a giant swing, a fountain and more.  With the sun behind the clouds creating a soft ambient light, we added some off-camera flash to create a frontal key light for most of the portraits exposing the bridal parties' facial features flatteringly.

Wedding Reception Celebration

The wedding reception celebration was lively and energetic, from the bridal party entrance, to the cutting of the cake and the speeches.  With the dance floor bouncing in sync to the beat, the party had just begun.  What a beautiful day, what a beautiful wedding.

Congratulations Elise and Mark!

From the team at Mark Carniato Photography   

Contributing Wedding Suppliers:

Wedding Photograper & Wedding Album Designer - Mark Carniato Photography

Wedding Videographer and Video Editor - Mark Carniato Photography

Ceremony & Reception Venue - Ballara Receptions - 1435 Main Rd, Eltham VIC 3095

Photo Shoot Location - Ballara Receptions -1435 Main Rd, Eltham VIC 3095

DJ & MC - Le Grand Style Weddings

Celebrant - Erin Cronin

DressSupplier - Ferrari Formalwear & Bridal

Make up Artist - Magical Makeovers melb

Hair Stylist - Magical Makeovers melb

Florist - Herbaceous flowers

Cake - Kat's cakes

Jeweller - Michael Hill Bayside North

Decorations - Ballara Receptions