I've had the privilege of capturing many special moments in my career as a wedding photographer, but none as breathtaking as this couple's love story. As a same-sex couple, they wanted to celebrate their love and connection in a way that felt authentic and unique, and I was honoured to be a part of it.

We began our shoot at their cozy coastal Airbnb, where the sunshine set the scene for a beautifully lit indoor space. I loved watching them interact with each other, their laughter and whispers filling the air as they explored every nook and cranny of their little haven. I snapped away, capturing the soft focus of the morning light dancing across their faces, and the tender moments that passed between them.

As we made our way to the nearby beach for our second location, the sun turned into a cloudy overhead sky, with winds going crazy over the sand and surf. I could feel the energy of the ocean pulsing through the air, and my couple seemed to feed off of it. We strolled along the water's edge, hand in hand, as I snapped away, trying to capture the raw beauty of their love in all its forms. We twirled, laughed, and kissed - letting the rhythm of the waves guide us into a moment of pure bliss.

As the sun began to set, not that you could see it by this point anyway as it was hidden behind the clouds, we wrapped up our shoot and said goodbye to this magical day. As a photographer, it's moments like these that make all the hard work worth it - capturing love in all its forms, and being a part of something so special. This shoot is one I'll treasure forever.

Photography: Forever and Always Photography
Location: Catherine Hill Bay Beach

Alesandra and anais

beach same-sex couples shoot,
catherine hill bay,
nsw, australia