Melton Estate Wedding Photos
Wedding Venue: All Saints Church, Prebbleton and Melton Estate Vineyard
Bride and Groom: Jess and Jeff
Wedding photography by Christchurch wedding photographer, Anthony Turnham
Having got to know Jess and Jeff at our first meeting and then on our engagement photography session I knew we were in for a great day. I spent time with both Jeff and Jess before the ceremony at All Saints Church in Prebbleton, Christchurch. This ensured I captured the full story of their wedding day. During the wedding preparations there were some beautiful moments shared with their family and friends and it was great to be there and capture it as part of their wedding photography coverage.
After the wedding ceremony we headed off to West Melton and the Waimakariri River, which is just up the road from their wedding reception venue, Melton Estate Winery. The sun was blisteringly hot, and pretty unforgiving photographically (in the traditional sense of photography). But I love a challenge and as with many weddings in New Zealand we had to embrace and work with the unrelenting fireball in the sky.
After our creative session we switched modes to a photojournalistic wedding photography approach and captured the moments as they happened with speeches etc. at the fantastic Melton Estate Winery. There was even time for more Melton Estate Wedding photos as Jess and Jeff stole away together outside for a bit of time out from the reception.