Stewart Leishman capturing my heart

It’s been pretty quiet on the wedding attendance front for this gal, but that’s not to say that I haven’t seen some wonderful moments captured on a couple’s special day. It’s no secret that Stewart Leishman is my favourite Melbourne photographer, and I’m always in awe of the images he posts. This Sunday post goes to him, capturing a gorgeous couple married at Circa in St Kilda, Melbourne (featured image). Thankyou for continuing to inspire me from afar. The moments you capture are some genuine and unique, and your bride & grooms are lucky to have you document their special moments. I love the composition of this bride & groom in Albert Park looking over the beautiful Melbourne city.  … Read More →

Inspire Me Wednesday: Louisa Bailey

Louisa Bailey Wedding Photography

Louisa Bailey is a true genius when it comes to photography. Her style is classic and timeless, and captures moments brilliantly. For me, Louisa has the ability to show us a couple’s personality and love through images. Here’s three couples that have had the magic of their day captured in images from Louisa. Danielle & Mark The beautiful Julia & James Sarah & Matt For the full wedding features please visit Louisa’s site Danielle & Mark feature Julia & James feature Sarah & Matt feature

Choosing your photographer

Sorrento Weddings: Choosing your photographer

Rather than creating a big ‘to do’ list that can be quite overwhleming, we recommend breaking things down into the areas that are top priorities: the invitations and stationery, the cake, your ceremony & reception, your dress & your ‘maids dress, flowers and of course, the photography. Your big day will live with you for the rest of your married life, so why not make sure the images reflect your happy day? Finding the right photographer is paramount, and can be a stressful task! We spoke to the very talented Shannon Pawsey, owner of Sorrento Wedding Photography, whom has been featured a number of times on Something Borrowed. Shannon has some great tips on choosing a photographer and gives us… Read More →

Inspire Me Wednesday: Jerome Cole

I’ve been stalking the blog of one Jerome Cole for a few weeks…Thought it was appropriate to finally show you guys some of his talent! I love the stylistic way Jerome can capture moments, and manages to capture the couple’s happiness vividly for years to come. The candid nature of the photographs make you feel like you’re in the moment right there with them. Highly recommend meeting with Jerome if you’re looking for a wonderful Melbourne based Photographer. He’s simply magical!

Top 10 wedding photos for your big day

Pinterest has opened up a whole realm of inspirational photographs to help brides plan their wedding, and I thought I’d share my top 10! Particularly focussing on the bride and groom, these are some key shots that I would love to brief my photographer on. I love the more natural, less posed photographs, and particularly ones where there isn’t much eye contact with the camera. So here’s my current top 10! The Bride & Groom: Perfect lighting and composition. Photographed by Justin James. Props of the balloons add so much to this beautiful photograph by Amanda Wilcher.