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Brisbane Wedding Photographer

We're Proud To Call Brisbane Home

Unforgettable Moments, Lasting Impressions.

Those fleeting moments - the loving glances, tender kisses, shared laughter and joyful tears –  the connections between people - this is the foundation of Studio Impressions Photography.   Its the love of witnessing these emotions and capturing them for the couples that entrust their wedding day with us.   I love how these moments play out at every Brisbane wedding and it's what I love about being a Brisbane wedding photographer.

We are often asked why did I become a wedding photographer.  My father was a photographer.  He passed away when I was a teenager and left me his beloved camera.  Since then I have used that camera to seek and record the connections between people - those little moments that become our cherished memories.   My career began in Europe, young minded and capturing the world through my eyes, I was taught to share how I saw the world rather than through how others may see it. Always looking for the unseen beauty in what many would simply pass by and miss.  I began to love seeking out and witnessing life's emotions and used my street and art photography as my medium.  Through photography I was able to use my own life experiences, including the loss of someone dear to me to then share with others how beautiful, precious and how wonderful  life is, yet sometimes fleeting.

On my return to Brisbane and attending a friends wedding, as a guest.   I saw so many of those unplanned, ephemeral moments, and to my surprise they weren’t being photographed.  I suddenly realised that the images I wanted to capture because they touched my heart and were right here at this wedding - and at every wedding – and that those images would have even more meaning to the people in them then the ones that were being carefully taken.    So I  realised all these emotions and moments that I was seeking around the world were at weddings, right here in Brisbane and as a result without consiusuly thinking about it I helped change the face of wedding photography forever.  Since then ( and still to this day ) I've been hooked and been proud to call myself a wedding photographer.

My art became wedding photography and Studio Impressions Photography was born here in Brisbane.    We are passionate photographers who love what we do, capturing the world as we see it, one precious moment at a time.

Marcus Bell

A single image can say a thousand words, in any language. But what if you only wanted them to say just a few.

“Your mothers anticipation… the pride in your fathers eyes… the celebration with family and friends… your first embrace as husband and wife... your most heartfelt thoughts.”

Wedding Photography Brisbane

Recognised internationally for the creativity, quality and professionalism of our work. Our biggest joy is the feedback we get from every couple we photograph, not only about the images but how we made such a difference on the day personally.  It’s a combination of our own personalities together with the unique skills we’ve acquired over the years, not only to capture the spirit and character of the people we photograph, but equally importantly making people feel so at ease and natural in front of the camera. This has formed the base of our studio’s signature style and can be seen in every image we produce.

We know how uncomfortable it can sometimes be to have your photograph taken. We make people feel at ease in front of the camera. We totally get it, and we’ve learnt how to help you feel relaxed in front of the lens. Besides, we truly believe that the best photos come from the moments you least expect and that you didnt even know that you were being photographed.

Couples are always feeding back to us what they loved.  One recurring praise is them saying  that I have a natural ability to make people feel instantly relaxed, calm and completely at ease in front of the camera.  I know how important this is, it  then allows me to capture couples exactly who they are,  the spirit and individual character of each of the people that I photograph.  This has formed the base of our studio’s signature style.

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BRISBANE WEDDING VENUES

AND BEYOND

Viva Bris Vegas

We love Brisbane, it's our home.  Its also because of all the amazing couples that chose us to be their wedding photographer here,  that put our studio on the world map.  Must be something in the water.  We are certainly lucky to live in close proximity to some of the most beautiful places is Australia which boast amazing backdrops for our Pre Wedding, Wedding and Portrait shoots alike.   It wasn't until we started traveling we begun to realise how beautiful our river city truly is.

If you are choosing Brisbane as the venue for your wedding, welcome, you will be joining a pretty awesome club.  With so many beautiful locations on offer for your wedding ceremony and wedding reception you will be spoilt for choice.  From the banks of the river like wedding venues Customs House in Brisbane city, Riverlife weddings and Stokehouse at Southbank and Room 360 high above QUT at Gardens Point.  Across the river you have the Brisbane convention center for wedding guests of 500 or more.  The Greek Club can also cater for weddings well into the hundreds.   Also in the city you will find the Stamford Plaza, Brisbane City Hall, Tattersalls Club , Moda Restaurant in Edward Street and The Brisbane Sofitel.  Not far from the city you also have LightSpaceMirra, Hillstone St Lucia, Gambaros at Caxton Street, Moda at Portside and Victoria Park Wedding golf course complex.  A litle further afield is Sirromet Winery.   All are great Brisbane wedding reception venues and ceremony venues.

To the north we have the gorgeous Sunshine Coast with its amazing beaches where you are spoilt for choice with venues like  Sails Noosa Beach Restaurant , Ricky’s River Bar & Restaurant  and the Sunshine Coast Hinterland with Spicers Tamarind, Spicers Clovelly and Flaxton Gardens all high on our favourite list. Also to the Glasshouse Mountains with Maleny Manor at Maleny and the area of Montville being some of the most scenic places around.

To the south we have the Gold Coast with the gorgeous Palazzo Versace and then Byron Bay with it's French inspired Deux Belettes certainly as a jewel of this region along with Fig Tree Restaurant for the most amazing garden party and view. Then out the scenic rim not far from Brisbane you will also find one of our most popular wedding venues with Spicers Peak Lodge offering the ultimate wedding experience.

Starting closer to Brisbane, below you will find a collection of some of our favorite locations:

BRISBANE WEDDING CEREMONY LOCATIONS

Brisbane offers some beautiful Cathedrals, Churches and outdoor ceremony locations in and around the city.

Brisbane Cathedrals and Churches

Brisbane certainly boosts some of the most beautiful cathedrals and churches in and around the city.   It was until we started traveling to overseas wedding destinations we realised how lucky we are in Brisbane.  Especially for the Anglican St Johns Cathedral along Ann Street and the Catholic St Stephens in Elizabeth Street, both in the Brisbane city.  Across the river at South Brisbane in West End you have the historic Greek Orthodox Church of St Georges. Which is so incredibility beautiful we've had so many non Greek Orthodox couples asking if they could get married there.

If you would like to see more options and images please contact us and we are more then happy to help you to choose your perfect Brisbane wedding ceremony location.

HERE IS A SMALL SELECTION OF SOME OUR FAVOURITE LOCATIONS

ST JOHN'S CATEHDRAL BRISBANE

Anglican Diocese of Brisbane Australia

Situated around the corner of our Brisbane Studio on Ann Street.  We have photographed many weddings over the years.   St Johns has become one of my favourite Cathedrals in the world and holds a special place for many people in Brisbane.

373 Ann St Brisbane

Tel +617 3835 2222

For more wedding information on St Johns Cathedral and how to book your Brisbane wedding ceremony, head over with the following link.

CLICK LINK to St John's Cathedral Website.

THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH BRISBANE

Greek Community of St George in South Brisbane West End.

Adjacent to the Brisbane Greek Club, the Greek Orthodox church stands out above all others.  The interior and the atmoshpere is second to none.  A hidden jewel in Brisbane.

33 Edmontone Street South Brisbane

Tel +61738443669

For more wedding information on The Greek Orthodox church and how to book your Brisbane wedding ceremony, head over with the following link.

CLICK LINK to The Greek Orthodox Church St George's

ST STEPHEN'S CATHEDRAL BRISBANE

Chuch of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese

In the center of the city of Brisbane on Elizabeth Street,  across the road from the GPO you will find the Cathedral of St Stephen, one of the most popular churches for your wedding ceremony here in Brisbane.    We have photographed many weddings over the years in both the Cathedral and the St Stephen's Chapel next door.

249 Elizabeth St Brisbane

Tel +617 3324 3030

For more wedding information on St Stephens Cathedral and how to book your Brisbane wedding ceremony, head over with the following link.

CLICK LINK to Cathedral of St Stephen Brisbane.

QUEENSLAND ART GALLERY BRISBANE

Queensland Culture Centre

Set amongst one of Australia's finest Art collections, the Queensland Art Gallery is unique place to have your wedding ceremony.  Pictured is the unique watermall

Stanley Pl South Brisbane

Tel +61738407303

For more wedding information on The Queensland Art Gallery and how to book your Brisbane wedding ceremony, head over with the following link.

CLICK LINK to Queensland Art Gallery

ST PATRICK'S CHURCH FORTITUDE VALLEY BRISBANE

Chuch of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese

Located hidden in the Fortitude Valley between Brunswick St and James Street.  Has a lovely charge all to itself, with some beautiful textures inside.  Also has some of the most beautiful light we've ever experienced inside during your wedding ceremony, where the western facing sun sets through the stain glass windows.

58 Morgan Street Fortitude Valley

Tel +617 3324 3030  ( via St Stephen's Cathedral in Brisbane)

For more wedding information on St Patrick's Church and how to book your Brisbane wedding ceremony, head over with the following link.

CLICK LINK to St Patrick's Church Fortitude Valley.

ST BRIGID'S CHURCH RED HILL BRISBANE

Roman Catholic Church

High up on the hill sits St Brigid's Catholic church in Red Hill in Brisbane.   Adjacent to the Brisbane Greek Club, the Greek Orthodox church stands out above all others.  The interior and the atmosphere is second to none.  A hidden jewel in Brisbane.

78 Musgrave Road Red Hill Brisbane

Tel +617

For more wedding information on St Brigid's church and how to book your Brisbane wedding ceremony, head over with the following link.

CLICK LINK to St Brigid's Church Red Hill. and the Jubilee Parish

STUARTHOLME CHAPEL TOOWONG BRISBANE

Brisbane Girls Catholic School Chapel

An exquisite Chapel on the school grounds of Stuartholme.  Available for past students wedding ceremonies.

365 Birdswood Terrace Toowong,  Brisbane

Tel +61733695466

For more wedding information on Stuartholme and how to book your Brisbane wedding ceremony, head over with the following link.

CLICK LINK to Stuartholme Wedding Chapel.

THE STATE LIBRARY OF QUEENSLAND BRISBANE

Queensland Terrace and Tea Room

Adjacent to both the Queensland Art Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art. The Queensland Terrace offers a unique undercover open air wedding ceremony location, that is totally unique in Brisbane for wedding ceremonies.

Stanley Pl South Brisbane

Tel +61738407666

For more wedding information on The State Library and how to book your Brisbane wedding ceremony, head over with the following link.

CLICK LINK to The State Library of Queensland QLD Terrace.

ALL HALLOWS' SCHOOL CHAPEL BRISBANE

Catholic Girls School Private Chapel

Only a 2 min stroll from the studio, All Hallows looks over the river with mostly likley the best view of the city and the Story Bridge.  The interior of the chapel is clean while whick allows the light to bounce around the chapel giving a soft light throughout.

547 Ann St Brisbane

Tel +61738313100

For more wedding information on All Hallows' and how to book your Brisbane wedding ceremony, head over with the following link.

CLICK LINK to All Hallow's.

QUEENSLAND OLD PARLIMENT HOUSE BRISBANE

and Old Government House

Both Old Parliament House and Old Government House on George Street in Brisbane.  Are two beautiful historical buildings in Brisbane.  Multiple different options are available including the outdoor lawn area for wedding ceremonies.

George Street Brisbane

Tel +61731388005

For more wedding information on Old Government House and how to book your Brisbane wedding ceremony, head over with the following link.  For Queensland Old Parliament House you will be able to contact your local member.

CLICK LINK to Old Government House

LIGHT SPACE

Light Street

Lightspace is a pretty unique venue in Brisbane, has a beautiful open warehouse feel to it with its very high ceilings.

30 Light Street Fortitude Valley

Tel +61499999400

For more wedding information on LighSpace and how to book your Brisbane wedding ceremony, head over with the following link.

CLICK LINK to LightSpace

BEYOND BRISBANE

Choosing the perfect location for your wedding is quiet personal.  If you haven't found the perfect venue, don't despair, throughout our website you'll find we have hundreds of weddings from across the globe to give you plenty of wedding inspiration and to find the perfect location for your wedding, or at least give you plenty of ideas along the way.

We love Brisbane, it's our home. We are certainly lucky to live in close proximity to some of the most beautiful places is Australia, which boast some amazing photography backdrops for Weddings, Pre Weddings and Portrait shoots alike.

To the north we have the gorgeous Sunshine Coast with its amazing beaches where you are spoilt for choice with venues like  Sails Noosa Beach Restaurant , Ricky’s River Bar & Restaurant  and the Sunshine Coast Hinterland with Spicers Tamarind, Spicers Clovelly and Flaxton Gardens all high on our favourite list. Also to the Glasshouse Mountains with Maleny Manor at Maleny and the area of Montville being some of the most scenic places around.

To the south we have the Gold Coast with the gorgeous Palazzo Versace and then Byron Bay with it's French inspired Deux Belettes certainly as a jewel of this region along with Fig Tree Restaurant for the most amazing garden party and view. Then out the scenic rim not far from Brisbane you will also find one of our most popular wedding venues with Spicers Peak Lodge Weddings offering the ultimate experience.

ACROSS AUSTRALIA AND INTERNATIONAL

Ever since fusing our approach to wedding photography with our background in Fine Art,  our photography quickly got noticed.   Bob talked to Mary, Mary spoke to Jennifer, then Jennifer pretty much told nearly every one else, my mum told the rest.   Word got out.      Which led us to being listed on many of the top ten wedding photographers list's around the world and before long we were traveling to every corner in Australia and preyty much every continent to photograph weddings.  Luckily we love to travel.

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