Embrace Your Moments
Every essence shines throughout your wedding day is priceless. We embrace sunny days and the pretty bouquets. We embrace true emotions and the special celebrations. We embrace dancing, and of course, your romancing. We are dedicated to encapsulating every piece of your story and bringing them to life.
Wedding Photography Melbourne
Taleisha and Kane’s Melbourne wedding at Marnong Estate was a modern fairy tale. The couple started their day with bride and groom preparation. As the couple preferred natural and candid wedding photography, during the shooting, our professional photographer gave minimum direction on postings and focused more on natural emotions and interactions.
Opting for relaxed and laid-back vibe wedding, Kate and Beau pulled off a dreamy day at Perricoota Station in Echuca. Their wedding photography is one of a kind too: natural, candid and unposed. During their reception break, we took the couple out for some sunset photos, and we achieved some of the most beautiful shots ever.
Wedding Videography Melbourne
Melanie & Tom
Mark and his team were excellent! He is such a kind and professional person! He worked superbly with our photographer, knew how to place everyone for the best video action and even captured many great candid moments.
All our guests and our bridal party loved how easy going and great he was! Would highly recommend !
Cassandra & Jacques
Great bunch of photographers. Our wedding day was full of fun and laughter.
The photography style we asked for was executed perfectly!!
Thank you guys!
Steven & Khelsi
+++5 Star Services +++
My wife and myself have met William through Wedding Expo and straight away his knowledge and talent amazed us. We have chatted for awhile and he provided venue details for wedding celebration and ideas for preparing wedding. Afterward we have arrange catch up with him on number of occasion, throughout the meeting he always patient and listening to our ideas about the video. On the day, the team turn up on time, William in charge of the video and Vince working endlessly to take as much photos as possible. During the wedding ceremony, we were so surprised that Vince and William trying their best to take every angle as possible. They even asked us to go out for a moment to take some extra photos and videos. The team is professional, reliable, always listening to your voices and taking every care to ensure your needs can be met. The journey pleasant and me and my wife really appreciated for your hard work. Highly recommended !
Kelly & Alan
It is rare to see a studio does both photo and video exceptionally well, and TREE STUDIO is definitely one of them!
I knew William through friends’ referral. He is so patient and professional, taking care of all our needs and requirements from pre-wedding consultations to post-wedding output review. My husband and I are so happy with both the video and photos they took on our wedding day. All the smiles, laugh and moments of gold are fully encapsulated, that we will cherish for the rest of our life!
Thank you again William, Henry and Mark for your amazing work. You guys make our special day even better! Not to mention your turnaround time was so quick and efficient! (only took them 4 days to edit all our videos and photos) Hands down the best studio in Melbourne.
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Wedding Photography Tips
Groom Getting Ready
As a wedding photographer in Melbourne, I would generally start from the groom’s getting ready on the day. Not only because it would leave more time for the bride and bridesmaid to finish their makeup, but the groom needs to be at the ceremony location prior.
We usually spend 1 – 1.5 hour at the groom’s place to film his accessories, getting ready photos as well as family photos. However, depending on bridal party size and religious ceremony, the time might take longer.
To ensure natural and candid wedding photography, when I first arrive at the groom’s place, I would help to tidy up the items in the room to make sure we get a cleaner background for the photos.
Then we will move on to take photo for the groom’s accessories, these usually include groom and groomsmen’s suit, gifts, wedding band, watch, in vitiation card as well as pocket flowers.
After the accessory shots, it will be time for the boys to dress up. During that time, we will be only giving necessary directions on details such as the background as well as lighting. The idea is to let the boys have fun and enjoy themselves, while they take over the getting ready by themselves, we can capture the authentic moments.
Bride Getting Ready
The bride getting ready session would usually take somewhere between 1.5 – 2 hours, depending on the number of bridesmaid as well as their cultural rituals. One important tip that I always send out to brides is to make sure the makeup artist to finish all the makeup before the wedding photographer arrive.
As a candid wedding photographer, I’d suggest bride to use the larger and brighter room in the house for her getting ready session. The larger space allows the bride to walk around in the room easily as well as showing off her beautiful dress train. And better lighting gives an extra boost to the bride’s skin tone.
For bridal dress, every couture bridal dress has its own design, such as beading or longer train. When shooting the bridal getting ready, instead of putting the bride at one point in the room, we always invite her to walk around so we can find the most flattering and nature angle of her.
Ceremony and Family Photos
The wedding ceremony would usually be the first location where you finally get to meet your loved one, and it is totally fine if you feel any nerves. As wedding photographer, it is most importantly that you let your emotion take over, so I can capture wedding photography with real emotions, tears and laughter. Eventually, it’s those authentic moments that really matter.
Basically, during the ceremony, I would take care of pretty much everything about wedding photography while you spend time tying the knot with your loved one.
After your wedding ceremony, I would always give time to your guests to let them come to you and say congratulations. After that, I would arrange group photos and family photos to be done somewhere nearby with a nice background. However, one tip I would like to give to every couple on family photos is to make family photo list. Having a list in hand could save you tons of time on arranging people.
Wedding Photo Locations
After wedding ceremony, it would then be time for couple to do Melbourne wedding photo locations. And it is frankly one of the most important part regarding to couple’s wedding photography: wedding photo location is the only time on the day that couple can be alone with just their bridal party, and they can take that time and enjoy the happiness of being just married. Another reason is wedding photo location is where the wedding photographer like me can use his creativity to capture stunning wedding photography of the couples.
Apart from being relaxed and ignore my camera, one thing I would always emphasis about wedding photo locations is its planning. Lots of bride and groom find it difficult to plan their wedding photo locations on their own, that’s why I would always arrange a pre-wedding consolation with the couple at Tree Studio to mainly discuss and plan their wedding photo locations.
Every wedding is different and every couple want to do different styles of wedding photography and go to different locations. However, to do sufficient wedding location photos to add into the wedding album, I suggest to set at least one hour for the session. And keep in mind to add travelling time if you are looking to do multiple photo locations.
And always ask advice on wedding photo locations to us so you would know if the place is worth going or if it needs a photography permit.
Last but not the least, bride and groom will then head to their wedding reception as their final destination on their wedding day. The couple has spent lots of efforts and time on their dream wedding reception, so it’s important for us to capture the decoration and overall setup of the reception when we first arrive.
During your reception, we will always follow the documentary styled wedding photography manner to capture bridal party entrance, first dance and speeches. It is advisable that the couple to hand me a run sheet on night formalities, so I know better what to expect.
Wedding photography terminology
Accessory Photos: detailed photos of the bride and groom’s accessories that they wear on the day. Accessory photos are usually captured during the getting ready phase in the morning.
Adventure Wedding Photography: also known as elopement wedding photography. It usually involves just the couple and the wedding photographer, and sometimes maybe a small bridal party, travelling interstate/international to do stunning wedding photography.
Affordable Wedding Photography Package in Melbourne: according to the Easy Wedding industry report year of the 2019, the average spending on wedding photography cost in Melbourne was $2914 and $2963 in Australia.
Album: a photobook that showcases your highlights of wedding photography. After you wedding, your wedding photographer will work with you on picking out your favourite wedding photos as well as designing them into the album.
Asian Wedding Photography: Asian weddings would usually involve lots of traditional rituals and ceremonies, such as the tea ceremony as well as the Chinese Lion Dance in the night. Those are some of the most important part to be captured as part of the Asian wedding photography.
Basic/Half Day (6 hours) Wedding Photography Package: a half day 6 hours wedding photography package provides basic yet sufficient coverage to those who are on a budget. The wedding photography session would start from the wedding ceremony and finish roughly after the couple’s first dance. It would somehow miss the getting ready part of the bride and groom in the morning.
Black & White Wedding Photography: the wedding photos will be either shot or post-edited in monocoloured, to boast a more vintage and timeless feel.
Bokeh: a kind of effect in photography which is an eye-flattering blur part produced in the out-of-focus parts produced by the camera lens. The bokeh can boast a romantic dreamy look onto wedding photos.
Boudoir Photography: a sexy and sensual wedding photography session where the bride will be photographed while she dressed in lingerie or partially nude in luxury and elegant surroundings. The Boudoir photography is the perfect way to surprise your loved one after the wedding.
Budget Wedding Photographer: a budget wedding photographer is someone who thinks about their couple. He would discuss the options on couple’s vendors and become part of the couple’s wedding planning.
Candid (Natural) Wedding Photography: also known as documentary styled wedding photography, the candid wedding photography focus on capturing the natural, unposed moments on the wedding day. A candid wedding photographer would avoid give too many directions to the couple when shooting.
Colour Temperature: colour of light that is illuminating. In simpler words, how cold or warm the wedding photography looks. Colder image will look blueish and warmer image will look yellowish.
Creative Wedding Photography: wedding photography that may involves creative props or poses. Examples include smoke bomb wedding photography, silhouette photography.
Crystal Cover Wedding Albums: the crystal wedding albums have a designable hard cover made with metallic sheen and acrylic overlay. The advantage of a crystal cover includes thinner pages as well as lighter weights, and the album pages are also more durable.
Custom Leather Wedding Albums: featuring leather cover at the front and the end, it offers your wedding album a classic look as well as durability. You can also custom design your leather wedding album by adding your names or initials on the front page.
Deposit: a small amount of money to be paid to wedding photographer in order to secure your wedding date
Documentary /Photojournalism/Reportage Wedding Photography: an approach of wedding photography that aims capture wedding in a natural and honest way. Without too many directions, the wedding photographer focuses on capturing the bride and groom’s natural emotions and interactions.
Drone Wedding Photography: also known as aerial wedding photography, the wedding photographer will utilize his drone to capture photos from above, mainly to showcase beautiful landscape and the couples.
Editorial Wedding Photography: based on fashion photography, editorial wedding photography utilizes expressive compositions as well as dramatic lighting to showcase couple’s wedding as well as their personalities.
Elopement Wedding Photography: elopement wedding typically means a couple running off and marrying suddenly and in secret. They are usually only companied by just a celebrant, a witness as well as a wedding photographer.
Engagement Wedding Photography: also referred as engagement session, it is typically a photography session arranged prior to the couple’s wedding day to capture their joy and excitement before their marriage.
Enlargement: the physical prints of your enlarged wedding photography. At Tree Studio, we offer our couples enlargement prints sized from 14*11 inch to 36*24 inch.
Family Photo List: a list includes the shot lists with your family members’ names. The family photo list can help you and the wedding photographer to quickly arrange people and save more time for wedding photo locations.
Fine Art Prints: fine prints that are made with high-quality archival inks on acid-free fine papers printed by high-resolution printers. The fine art prints are sought after by artists as well as wedding photographer as they are referred as one of the best materials to showcase wedding photography.
Fine Art Wedding Photography: a style of wedding photography where the wedding photographer crafts the couple’s wedding story through lens with artistic images. Like editorial wedding photography, it utilizes dramatic lighting as well as creative composition to capture the couples.
First Look Wedding Photos: the wedding photographer captures the couple see each other privately first time on their wedding day prior to their wedding ceremony. The photographer will be able to capture their joy, tears and emotions during the first look.
Full Day Wedding Photography Package: the full day package usually includes coverage time from 10-12 hours, and will cover pretty much all the activities of the bride and groom on the wedding day, from getting ready all the way to reception.
Indian Wedding Photography: involves capturing lots of traditional Indian rituals and ceremonies, such as the Sangeet party as well as Hindu ceremony.
Jewish Wedding Photography: there are lots of rituals will happen on a Jewish wedding, it’s important for a wedding photographer to capture such as the Ketubah, chuppah as well as breaking the glass.
JPEG: the most widely used format for photos. After editing your wedding photography, the wedding photographer will send you all the beautiful photos in JPEG format.
Last Minute Wedding Photographer: refer to wedding photographer booked by couple whose wedding is usually due within a month.
Leather/Fabric Album: common wedding albums usually come in two cover texture, the leather offers more classy look and the fabric one offers more natural and rustic look.
Lebanese Wedding Photography: dancing, drumming, those are some of most important parts of a Lebanese wedding for wedding photographer to capture.
Lens Flare: an effect caused when light is scattered into the camera lens creating a dreamy and romantic look on the photos.
Location Photos: the wedding photography session of the couple and their bridal party usually arranged after the wedding ceremony and before the reception. The couple can choose several wedding photo locations with beautiful sceneries to do their wedding photography.
Modern (Contemporary) Wedding Photography: the artistic photos of the bride and groom that the photographer takes separately from the group photos and reportage shots. Modern wedding photography will be captured in a more unique, creative angle.
Photography Permit: some famous wedding photo locations such as the Victoria Barrack as well as the Royal Botanical Gardens require a photography permit in order for you to take wedding photography inside.
Photoshop: after your wedding day, your wedding photos will be enhanced in photoshop by the editors.
Pre-Wedding Consultation: a meeting between couple and their wedding photographer that usually arranged a month prior to the wedding date. During the meeting, they can discuss their wedding day timeline, photo locations as well as other things that helps the wedding photographer to have better control on the day.
Pre-Wedding Photoshoot: a photography session that involves just the couple and the wedding photographer which takes place before the wedding.
Proofing: the process where the wedding photographer or editor closely selecting the wedding photos. Unwanted photos such as eyes-closed ones will be removed.
Raw Files: the original files that the camera captured, they are large in size and are better to be edited and converted into JPEG formats.
Retouching: editing process where the wedding photographer or editor closely editing and enhancing the details of the wedding photography, such as the lighting as well as the skin tone.
Rustic Wedding Photography: Rustic wedding photography style suits best for couples who are getting married at countryside or places away from the urban. The photography is to focus on revealing the natural vibe and simplism vintage.
Same Day Edit Wedding Photography: SDE your wedding photography captured before your reception will be edited professionally and during your reception, they will be showcased on the big screen to amaze your guests.
Second Shooter/Photographer: extra wedding photographer to capture your wedding day, you will be benefited from more photos in more different angles. It is advisable to hire a second shooter when you wish to start getting ready with your loved one at the same time.
Sparkler Exit/Sparkler Wedding Photos: wedding photography of the couples exiting the reception while the guests holding sparklers lighten up the path for them. This kind of wedding photography can boast a romantic feel and is best to used as the cover front/end page of the album.
Stylish Wedding Photography: similar to editorial/creative style wedding photography, the wedding photographer will implement fashion and creativity into wedding photos by using dramatic lighting and poses.
Sunset Wedding Photography: sunset period offers the best lighting condition throughout the wedding day, the couples can opt to do a sunset photo session by arranging a small break during the reception.
Traditional Wedding Photography: usually involves more posing, the wedding photographer will often attempt to compose wedding photos that are very rigid, staged and classic in look. Each subject will take cue from wedding photographer and give their biggest smile.
Travelling Cost: petrol fee charged by wedding photographer if the wedding location is too far away. The travelling cost in Melbourne is usually charged at $1.2-$2 per kilometre. At Tree Studio, we only charge a travelling cost if your location is over 25 kilometres from the Melbourne CBD.
Unplugged Wedding: when the guests are asked by the couples to switch off their phones and camera during the ceremony or other period. This prevent the wedding ceremony to be interrupted.
Vintage Style Wedding Photography: classy and romantic, vintage style wedding photography suits for couple who is getting married at heritage wedding venues.
Wedding Photo Retouch: refers to the editing of the wedding photography after the wedding day.
Wedding Portrait Photo aims towards capturing the personalities of the bride and groom by using effective lighting, backdrops and poses.
Our Approach on Wedding Photography
Your wedding day is your once-in-a-lifetime event, that’s why you should leave someone professional, with a quality track record to capture your big day. At Tree Studio, we have the experience and professionalism to give you the perfect wedding photos that you and your family will cherish.
Apart from the quality, your wedding day experience matters too: we believe your wedding photography experience should be natural, relaxing, and fun. Our wedding photographer’s goal is to make your special day stress-free and memorable. We pride ourselves in the approach of candid unposed wedding photography. On your wedding day, it will be just you, your loved one, chilling with your bridal squad while us taking photos without any interruption.
At Tree Studio, we can guarantee you will spend your wedding day having fun, in fact probably enjoying the best day of your lives to date. And your wedding photos should be just reflecting that: Candid, energetic as well as authentic are the words sum up some nice words we receive from our lovely couples.
Images To Love For A Lifetime
No other day encompasses as much happiness, warmth and love and we do the utmost to capture all of the memories, the beauty and the unique qualities of your wedding day. We always put you first, adapt ourselves to each situation and blend in seamlessly capturing each and every spontaneous moment without disturbing the atmosphere of your big day. This allows us to take photos that are completely natural as well as allowing you to feel more relaxed.
Our photographers capture every beautiful moment as they happen and tailor your special day around your needs. We pride ourselves on providing an unparalleled service from the first point of contact and throughout your entire wedding day. Our professional team will also ensure those timeless moments are eternally retained to look back on and cherish forever.
Our team genuinely love what they do and are passionate in giving each of our customers an exceptional experience, whilst providing the best wedding photography service possible. We also boast a range of packages to suit any requirement of any customer making us the right choice for the best Wedding Photographer Melbourne has to offer.
At Tree Photo & Video Studio we have the best wedding photographers in the industry making us the best choice for wedding photography in Melbourne.
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY MELBOURNE
A wedding is the single most important day for any couple, therefore, the entirety of the day should be carefully and skilfully documented by a team of professional photographers.
WEDDING VIDEOGRAPHY MELBOURNE
We understand just how important wedding day videography is and what it will mean to our customers for many years to come, which is why we provide a high-quality videography service for each and every one of our customers.
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