With the pandemic cancelling big gatherings and closing borders, micro weddings and elopements became the thing… It was a thing before 2020 but now it seems to make even more logistical sense for couples who have big families in different states (countries!).

Sophie and Bill travelled from South Australia with their immediate family and held a low-key ceremony at the iconic St. Mary’s by the Sea. I only had them for 2 hours, but we squeezed in a lot and scored some pretty sweet images in the short time. And I don’t like talking about the weather, but how perfect did Port Douglas look with its blue sky, water like glass, and those early summer poinciana blooms!

| Shout-outs to these wonderful vendors |

Ceremony Stephanie Milne
Venue St Mary’s by the Sea
Wedding gown Greta Kate
Flowers Floral Edge
Hair Rachael Gregory