Wedding photography on the Gold Coast

I’m often asked if I travel for weddings and the truth is…YES! I LOVE going to new places and in my 20 years as a wedding photographer I’ve visited many fabulous locations and wedding venues. And I absolutely LOVE Gold Coast wedding photography!

One of my favourites is the Gold Coast & beautiful Currumbin beach. What’s not to love? There’s the gorgeous beach, fabulous rocks and the lookout.  And you can chill-out at the surf club with a sneaky beverage and a bit of whale watching.

Plan your Gold Coast wedding photography at the beach

One thing to remember for you Gold Coast wedding photography, is the wind! While the backdrop is stunning, beaches are notoriously windy. What will your hair be like in the day? If you’re planning on an up-style, you’ll most likely be fine. But if you’re having your hair down, factor in the effects of the wind on your appearance and your photos. Get your hairdresser to overload your hair with hairspray to ensure it stills reasonably in place. And if you’re wearing a veil, the wind can make for some awesome veil shots! Just be sure to pin that sucker in tight 🙂

What to wear on your feet

High heels look fabulous but chances are, you’ll be walking on the sand. And not very well either! High heels are NOT beach friendly. Many brides will take a back-up pair of fancy thongs to wear during their Gold Coast wedding photography. And some will just go barefoot. Whatever you choose to wear, comfort is everything so keep this in mind when heading out to the beach for your photos.

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And if you’re looking for a photographer for your Gold Coast wedding photography and want a photographer who knows their stuff, drop me a line here. I offer a wealth of experience and photography packages to suit all weddings! From a  small 3 hour elopement or intimate wedding, through to all day coverage. All packages include ALL photographs taken on the day and are edited in-line with my editing style. Each wedding photography package includes credit towards a stunning fine-art album and your images on a USB. You can view more of my fabulous wedding couples here. If you’re after a custom package or would like to chat more about your wedding please get in touch here or call for a chat on 0418 882 778.

About Alison

Alison Cooke Photography is a Brisbane wedding, portrait and newborn photographer. Alison is an award-winning member of the AIPP with over 20 years experience in the wedding industry.