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Adam ♥ Marnie I Adelaide Wedding Venue - Utopia Waterfall Gully

Adam + Marnie I Adelaide Wedding Venue

Adam and Marnie got married on a very special and meaningful day for both of them. Marnie and the girls were getting ready at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Adelaide. This hotel is located on Waymouth St, Adelaide. It's location is very centralised and easy to get to. Surprisingly, I did not have any problems with looking for a park! Certainly a good option for those who wants a nice, no fuss place for getting ready.

adelaide wedding venue
adelaide wedding venue
wedding slippers
wedding slippers

These thongs are just perfect.. The things I love about them are the fact that they are all labelled, so that I won't get the people mixed up.. LOL(just joking). Seriously, they have to be more comfortable than those high heels:) Adelaide wedding venue

wedding rings
wedding rings

This is one of the ring shots that I love most. I used the mother of bride's handbag to produce this elegant image.

Let's have some photos of the groom and the boys getting ready too. Traditionally, these aren't that popular but they are becoming more in demand.

wedding boys
wedding boys
getting ready
getting ready
groom cuff links
groom cuff links

Love the smile on the bride's face.

bride getting ready
bride getting ready

Weddings can be one of the most emotional day ever!

mother's look
mother's look

The beautiful bride... Marnie...

bride portrait
bride portrait

Wedding Ceremony - Utopia Waterfall Gully

They have chosen Utopia as their wedding venue. This Adelaide wedding venue is located at Waterfall Gully Road. It is one of the best Adelaide wedding venue. It also provides both ceremony and reception services.

down the isle
down the isle
sand ceremony
sand ceremony

Marnie's idea of having her family in a "heart shape."

I just love the scenery here and of course the waterfall for bridal portraits.

Hahaha... I remember this...

Look at this beautiful wedding venue.

One of my photography style during the reception is to capture the guests while they are having a great time.

Games such as this one certainly had brought joy and laughter to the fun crowd.

For those who have a sweet tooth...The mouthwatering desserts at this amazing wedding venue.

Just have to love the lights... They create a romantic ambience, just perfect for a wedding venue.

For any enquires, please contact us at: info@scottgohphotography.com.au

To view some of their wedding photos in our Facebook page, click here

To view our previous wedding blog in Boxi and Yue, click here

(Before and After) Wedding portrait using the Elinchrom Ranger Quadra

(Before and After) Wedding Portrait using the Elinchrom Ranger Quadra

As promised, here's a couple of photographs from the Wedding portrait held last Saturday. I intentionally took photos with and without flash to show ;

1. How harsh the sun is.

2. How good is it to have the flash on.

The heat

I have to admit that I often get overheated after a day of summer wedding. In this wedding, I went home after the first hour of reception. When I reached home at about 9pm, had my dinner, I have to had 2 panadols and went straight to bed. I had tried my best to stay out of the sun but the heat must have got into me. I already had more than 3 litres of water during the whole wedding and my body still can't cope well with the heat (annoying!).

Wedding Portrait with Elinchrom Ranger Quadra

I started using the flash in the portraits in the groom's place. Used it for the bride's and the bridal portrait session too. I am very impressed with the lightweight of the Quadra flash unit. I bought along with me the manfrotto tripod to hold the flash head. There is this once that the flash unit did not fire when it was behind a big tree, out of the sight from the skyport. The bridal party was happily smiling for me and I realised that the Quadra was not firing! Annoying x 2.

At the end of the wedding, the battery is still at 75% full.

Below is the photograph without the flash.

Wedding portrait
Wedding portrait

Here is the photograph with the flash used.  Which do you prefer?

Wedding portrait with quadra
Wedding portrait with quadra

Here is a link to the facebook page containing the album of the beautiful wedding of this couple.

A link to the previous post on the Hands on of the Elinchrom Ranger Quadra .

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If you are looking for a wedding photographer, do consider our service. Although we keep saying that we are Adelaide Wedding Photography, we travel because we love travelling!

Scott Goh |Adelaide Wedding Photography

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(Hands on) Elinchrom Ranger Quadra AS RX

(Hands on) Elinchrom Ranger Quadra AS RX

I am so excited about my new purchased of the Elinchrom Ranger Quadra AS RX and 2x action heads with the new Lithium (li-ion) batteries. I am currently still using my 2 x canon 600ex-rt flash units. I want something more powerful for the summer sun in Australia.

The Research

I have been doing some research about the Elinchrom Ranger Quadra hybrid vs the non-hybrid. I have posted the questions on some Elinchrom pages.

Here is the direct answer from The Flash Centre: "Scott, there is no difference between the Hybrid and some of the later Quadra RX packs. The re-branding to "Hybrid" was to help indicate that these packs are compatible with both the lead gel and li-ion batteries (some of the very early Quadra stuff is not li-ion compatible without a modification).  If you want any further infer please feel free to PM us. Thanks".

elinchrom casing
elinchrom casing

After receving the message, I went head off and purchased one of the two remaining (in-store) Elinchrom Ranger Quadra AS RX - the non-hybrid version with the new batteries. I am glad as I can spend the cash difference into getting the modifiers I want.

Unboxing

Here's some of the pictures about me unpacking the Elinchrom Ranger Quadra. I did make a mistake. Just like most people who dont read the user manual and went ahead to charge the battery. I plugged the battery straight into the charger and after half an hour. The battery remained flat. Then I saw that there is a "fuse" that has to be inserted into the fuse's slot before charging. I insert it and went back into the charger!

Then I spent the next hour or so reading the manuals.

elinchrom quadra to go set action head
elinchrom quadra to go set action head
elinchrom quadra charging battery li-ion
elinchrom quadra charging battery li-ion

Skyport trigger

The skyport trigger is very light weight comparing to the Canon ST-E3 RT unit. A battery came with the purchased so all is good to go.

quadra unit
quadra unit
quadra turn on
quadra turn on

The first test

After the battery has been charged, I took my wife and my baby out for a quick photo shoot. Wife forbided me to post the photos so you will get to see some of my photos with the Quadra in the next post! All I can say is, it's easier to use than I thought! *EDIT* I briefly told her that I am blogging this and will be adding a photo as a sample to show the beauty of Elinchrom*

Next, I will be posting some photos from the wedding I took using the Elinchrom Ranger Quadra. Here is the link to the NEXT POST.

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If you are looking for a wedding photographer, do consider our service. Although we keep saying that we are Adelaide Wedding Photography, we travel because we love travelling!

Scott Goh |Adelaide Wedding Photography

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elinchrom lighting

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Linly + James | Adelaide Wedding Photography (Tea Ceremony)

Linly + James | Adelaide Wedding Photography (Tea Ceremony)

I started the wedding with a very beautiful weather. I'm very excited about this wedding. Here's some of the highlights in the morning tea ceremony.

Enjoy

Below are a list of wedding suppliers used.

Dress – Nicolina, Flowers – 4 Eva Florist Cake – Tabatha Mosch Hair – Aleesha Invites - DIY Wedding Car – Jags of Adelaide Video – Leigh and Jen Music – Emma Harwood - Harpist Suit Designer – Lee Baron< Shoes - Modcloth Wedding Favours – DIY Jewelry and Rings - Everett Brookes

More wedding photos to come. Do stay tune.

Scott

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Tips for a Stress-Free Wedding Day

1. ENGAGE  WEDDING PLANNER/S

To save cost on wedding, get someone close to you whose good at organising things. Perhaps a mother or your bridesmaid. Share the load with more than 1 person. Tasked John for the flower, Mary for the cars and Bob for the reception.

On your wedding day, you will be able to divert all communications from wedding suppliers to this/these person. You need to ENJOY the day and it's lessen your stress.

2. PLAN OUT YOUR WEDDING DAY SCHEDULE

In fact, all weddings I have been are very well-planned.

Share the schedule with families and friends who are helping out. Make sure that the florist, videographer, photographer etc knows where they will be at the schedule time. If they need to contact someone during the day, divert them to the wedding planner.

If your venue is in a place with limited car parking spaces, get your guest to arrive earlier than your "usual" time.

Always plan for the wet weather. Bring umbrella during winter season and water during summer.

After my last discussion with my clients, I always print out the itinerary of the day.

3. PLAN FOR THINGS TO TAKE WAY LONGER THAN YOU THINK THEY WILL

Allow time for congratulating and well-wishes from friends and families after the ceremony. Enjoy the moment. Do not rush.

Allow some time to rest. It's a tiring long day.

Allow time for travelling and looking for a park. Cater for traffic conjestion.

wedding
wedding
4. PLAN FOR FAMILY PHOTOS

Make a list and get someone (maybe brother/sister) who knows the families to get them ready for the photos.

Always starts with a big group as its easier to get people to leave.

Consider starting with elderly. They may need chairs.

wedding 01
wedding 01
5. BE FLEXIBLE

Photo locations - Prioritised your photo shoots locations from the must-have to the least. This ensure that you will surely have the photos at the beach (that you must have). You might be running out of time for the last location at the hill (which is the least you like) and that's should be ok.

Bride can be late and this is a fact. Do not stress if you are running late.

Lastly, ENJOY your day.

wedding fun
wedding fun