After their ceremony at St John’s Camden, Matthew and Bernadette celebrated their wedding in the Southern Highlands at Milton Park Country House, Bowral.

Some people get ready quietly, with just their bridal party. Most still include their parents. Bernadette got prepared at home, well and truly surrounded by her Irish roots and extended family. Since the last time I photographed her sister’s wedding, new family members have been added to the mix.

There’s a short drive from the family home to St Paul's church in Camden, where even more people had gathered to celebrate the vows.

It’s a charming church building with quite a different aspect, much wider as it is than longer. As a photographer, it gives a few different vantages to view the proceedings and be less intrusive, which is always an aim during a ceremony.

After the ceremony, family photos waited until everyone had piled out of the church and congratulated Matthew and Bernadette.

Then it was down through Bowral to Milton Park. Milton Park is probably well known enough as a premier venue in NSW. And it deserves that. The gardens remain a treasure. And the surrounding grounds are full of interesting nooks and crannies to explore. In fact, there are too many to see during a Milton Park wedding. However, occasionally the view opens up to take in the surrounds of Bowral, and it’s all quite sensational.

While we took the time to do some photographs with the bridal party, the guests enjoyed canapés and drinks on the lawn next to the indoor pool.

The Milton Park wedding reception was excellent, with those little personal touches that create some of the magic moments.

Matthew’s mother made an incredibly heartfelt speech among many other lovely and funny talks. I’m a big fan of speeches at weddings. It’s always a privilege to hear people express their stories of love and admiration for each other.

That love can be shown in many ways, of course. Bernadette and her sisters did some spectacular Irish dancing before the dance floor was overrun with everyone else, including the children, who so often know how to dance with the abandon we should all find.

Matthew and Bernadette farewelled everyone in a big circle.

Attaching brides veil
Bride all dressed
Family admiring bride
Bride and bridesmaids
Bride with her mother
Bride with family members
Bride with her family
Bride with vintage wedding car
Bride with her bridesmaids
Bride arriving at St Paul's Camden
Bride in car
Father of the bride greeting priest
Bride ready to enter church
Bride entering church
Bride about to walk down aisle
Flower girl and page boy walking down aisle
Bride walking in with father
Bride walking down aisle
Greeting the groom
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Mothers lighting candles
Wedding ceremony St Paul's Camden
Wedding vows
First kiss during wedding ceremony
Lighting candles at St Paul's Camden
Bride and Groom signing the register
Wedding ceremony at St Paul's Camden
Wedding ceremony glance
Best man signing the register at St Paul's Camden
Handing over the wedding certificate
Married at St Paul's Camden
Greeting the wedding guests
Laughing groomsmen
Bride and Groom with vintage car
Bride with Bridesmaids
Bridal party enjoying themselves
Walking through Milton Park gardens
Bridal Party photos at Milton Park
Milton Park Wedding Photography
Bride and Groom at Milton Park
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Walking through Milton Park grounds
Bride and Groom in the grounds of Milton Park
Bride and Groom portraits at Milton Park
Milton Park grounds wedding photos
Milton Park wedding photos in autumn
Autumn wedding photos at Milton Park
Milton Park wedding photos
Milton Park wedding photos in the garden
table settings at Milton Park Wedding Reception
Wedding reception entrance details
Bride and groom walking into wedding reception at Milton Park
Irish dancing during wedding reception at Milton Park
Bridesmaids speech
Cutting the wedding cake
Wedding and engagement rings
Bride and groom dancing
Bride dancing
Bride dancing with sisters and friends
Bride enjoying herself
Dancing at Milton Park wedding
Watching the dancing
Guests dancing
Guests having fun at wedding
Bride throwing the bouquet
Catching the bouquet
Bride with family
Bride saying goodbye to friends
Mother of groom saying goodbye

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