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A Lush Paradise: Kathleen & Dale's Rainforest Wedding at Bundaleer Gardens in Brisbane

Simple, elegant, timeless - these two knew how to put on a perfect day...

A couple kissing amidst a beautiful rainforest in Brisbane
Kathleen & Dale

Hey there, lovely people! Welcome back to the Anima Visual blog, where we capture those unforgettable moments that make your heart flutter. Today, we're super excited to share with you the enchanting love story of Kathleen and Dale, who tied the knot on April 21st, 2023, in a picturesque Rainforest Wedding at Bundaleer Gardens in Brisbane. Spoiler alert: Their wedding was an absolute dream!


Kathleen and Dale's big day was the epitome of timeless elegance, radiating classic beauty in its simplicity. The sun was shining, the birds were singing, and love was in the air as their friends and family gathered to celebrate their union.


As a wedding photographer, I have to admit, I was instantly captivated by the extraordinary charm of Bundaleer Gardens. Nestled in the heart of Brisbane, this enchanting venue provided the perfect backdrop for Kathleen and Dale's special day. Surrounded by lush gardens and vibrant blooms, the setting reflected the couple's vibrant love story.


Minimalist Perfection

While the decor was minimalistic, it effortlessly exuded sophistication. Think delicate floral arrangements and soft pastel hues, enhancing the natural beauty of the venue. This simplicity allowed Kathleen and Dale's love to truly shine through, creating an atmosphere that was both breathtaking and welcoming.


Sunrise Sips

The day started with Kathleen and her bridesmaids excitedly preparing at a nearby hotel. Laughter filled the air as they sipped champagne, shared stories, and helped Kathleen into her stunning gown. Time seemed to stand still as the bride stepped into the beautifully embroidered lace dress, a vision of elegance and grace.

A bride admiring her flowers - Brisbane Wedding Photography
Beautiful Kathleen

Love Knows No Distance

The ceremony itself was heartfelt and romantic. Kathleen and Dale exchanged vows affront a rustic arbor adorned with delicate flowers, as their loved ones looked on with tears of joy streaming down their cheeks - the ceremony streaming live to the UK. The atmosphere was simply magical, and you could feel the love surrounding this couple.


The Barmy Banter

One of the highlights of the day was the lively reception. The UK side of the family brought their wonderful sense of humour and banter to speeches and toasts, whilst the party loving Australians ensured the dance floor was always filled with laughter. The couple's love for good music was evident as they danced the night away, creating memories that will be cherished forever.


Their first dance was classically choreographed to Neil Young's 'Harvest Moon' - an absolute favourite of ours.


Home Style Cooking

Now, let's talk about the food - oh my! Kathleen and Dale opted for home-style delicacies - something that a Rainforest Wedding at Bundaleer Gardens really excels at - that left everyone's taste buds dancing with delight. From mouth-watering canapés to delectable comfort food, the menu was a true reflection of the couple's down-to-earth nature.

A newlywed couple having a private moment at their wedding
A Moment Away From The Crowd

Quiet Comfort

As the evening sun dipped below the horizon, I had the opportunity to steal Kathleen and Dale away for a few moments alone. It gave them a chance to embrace the joy and love that filled their hearts, while I had the pleasure of capturing those intimate and tender moments through the lens for their highlight film. Their love was palpable, and every scene captured immortalised their timeless connection.


Kathleen and Dale's wedding was truly a testament to the power of love and simplicity. It was an honour for Anima Visual to be a part of their special day and to capture the memories that they will cherish for a lifetime.


Kathleen & Dale - Highlight Film

Take a look at their beautiful highlight film below, created by yours truly:


If you're looking for a wedding photographer or wedding videographer who will capture the essence of your love story, from intimate moments to joyous celebrations, look no further than Anima Visual. Reach out to us now and let us be a part of your unique journey.


Until then x

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