Gold Coast Wedding Photographer

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ABOUT

Nice to e-meet you! We’re Abbie and Tom, the wedding photography duo that make up Hearts And Arrows.

We can help you photograph your wedding day with all the shine and energy it deserves. Coming from a background in professional photography, marketing, fashion and design, we have developed our eyes for colour, composition and lighting to share stories about the joys of love.

To read our “About Us” post, click here.


 

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Gold Coast Wedding Photographer

We’d be delighted to attend your special day. It’s an honour to record history and capture memories that will be cherished forever.

No matter what your event we can help you get the wedding photos you dream of.

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Gold Coast Weddings

As happy GC locals (and Gold Coast wedding photographers) we have all the inside knowledge of the things that make it such an outstanding place.

As part of the longest city in the southern hemisphere (go here for Brisbane Wedding Photographer), the Gold Coast is truly unique.

The original experience where surf and sea meets city is unlike any other place in Australia.

You often hear this about certain destination wedding locations – but there really is something for everyone’s idea of a perfect day.

If you’re planning a special day all you really need to do is choose a theme and find a wedding venue to suit.

Plus, geographically speaking, everything is relatively central. You can stay near the beach and have a Gold Coast Hinterland wedding. Or have your ceremony at the sea with a beach wedding. Then stay in a luxury hotel afterwards. Sounds good to us!

Gold Coast Weddings

  • Beach Weddings Gold Coast – With an ocean view. With such amazing scenery on offer, it’s no surprise that many people choose beach weddings. Sea, sand and sun all make for a very relaxed and natural backdrop that looks gorgeous in wedding photos. This is also a very cost effective option as there is plenty of beach along the Gold Coast – you just have to head East and chances are you’ll find the salt air.
  • Gold Coast Hinterland Wedding – Full of lush green wonder, with many national parks and outdoor splendour. The mountains that border the Gold Coast offer a eco wedding experience without having to drive too far from the city. There are plenty of dream destination wedding spots in these areas, with endless views with the serenity of nature – a perfect setting for an intimate event.
  • Once you head out through the hills you’ll see the other side of the Gold Coast where the mountains meets the west. If you’re looking for a rural feel for a barn wedding or a country wedding, then this might be a great location! It’s perfect for a weekend getaway destination wedding on the land, where guests won’t have to travel too far to enjoy the festivities.

 

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Wedding Venues Gold Coast Hinterland

There are many beautiful locations on the Gold Coast to choose from. It’s a big place, so it most depends on what kind of setting you want to choose for your special day.

We’ll be adding some of our favourite venues to this page as we go. So be sure to check back.

  • Lakelands at Gilston – a beautiful garden with a lake that is close to the city. This one is still being built but will offer a reception venue, guest accommodation and wedding packages with a luxury feel.
  • Tamborine Mountain – vineyards and mountain views.
  • Lamington National Park
  • Many luxury golf courses and hotels for wedding receptions

Beach Weddings Gold Coast

There are lots of nice seaside locations for a ceremony! Just make sure to grab a permit from the Council before you plan your event – Beach Wedding Permit.

  • Burleigh Beach
  • Main Beach, north of Surfers Paradise, the Broadwater and The Spit
  • The Spit
  • Nobby Beach
  • Rainbow Bay

Need to book a Brisbane wedding photographer? Then you've found us! We offer affordable wedding photo and video packages, two photographers, lots of cool optional extras, and much more!

 

Gold Coast Destination Weddings

Whether you’re bringing your entire guest list or are newlyweds on a honeymoon, there’s plenty of things to do and see on the Gold Coast.

If you have any kind of travel involved in getting to your destination wedding, consider making the most of your trip and adding some fun activities to your wedding planning checklist.

Relaxing at the beach, getting a spa treatment, taking in some drinks wiht a sea view, enjoying the nightlife, luxury shopping, fine dining and lots more. There are plenty of relaxing things for couples to do.

But if you’re looking for fun activities you’ve got a lot of choice. Think plenty of nature tourism in the gorgeous national parks, visiting breathtaking waterfalls, seeing local wildlife, four different theme-parks (Movie World, Dream World, Wet’n’Wild) climbing the tallest building in Australia, seaside picnics, water activities, and lots more.

 

Getting To and Staying On The Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is only 80KM from Brisbane, so it’s just a short drive away (approximately 45 mins to 1 hour) from the closest international airport.

Getting to the Gold Coast from within Australia is very easy and convenient these days with many flight options available. The most popular carriers flying to the Gold Coast are Jetstar and Qantas for their low affordable costs and flight frequency.

If you’re already in Queensland or are arriving at a port, you may want to consider renting a car if you’ll get some good use out of it. The cost of train tickets on the airport line or getting something like an Uber or Taxi can be expensive anyway, especially if you plan to get about.

Many visitors to the Gold Coast choose to stay in a fairly central location, such as Broadbeach, Surfers Paradise or Burleigh. These locations are all right next to the beach, have plenty of food and drink available, and offer a great range of accommodation to choose from, from Air BnB, hotel, to long term holiday accomodation.

 

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Gold Coast Wedding Photography


Where are you based?

We’re a Gold Coast wedding photographers and we live here, too! But we also photograph events in all around Australia.

Gold Coast wedding videographer

Yes, we are certainly able to make gorgeous wedding videos. Visit our wedding videography page here.

Do you charge for travel to the Gold Coast or Brisbane?

No, we don’t charge to travel within South East Queensland – within 2 hours from the Gold Coast.

These days destination wedding photography is becoming more of a trend for a lot of people, so we’re happy to pack a bag to attend your event.

If you’re planning a destination wedding we usually just ask to cover the cost of flights. We’ll organise accommodation and other expenses.

We’ll be writing more about all things wedding photography planning and travel on our Blog, so be sure to check in from time to time.

Where would you recommend to get married on the Gold Coast?

That’s a hard one! We love the beach, but the hills have our heart. With so many great wedding venues in the Gold Coast Hinterland you’re not short of options. Plus, you can get some beautiful scenery and a better environment for an all day wedding with lots of greenery and shade.

How did you get into photographing weddings?

It started with photographing a family friend’s wedding and grew from there. But we had been into photography for a long time before that after working in marketing, fashion, and as a professional photographer.

We had TONNES of fun at that wedding and as they say, “the rest is history”. Fast forward to a few years and we still love making photos an videos that our customers get to cherish forever. It’s very special to be part of something so wonderful.

So, the answer is because weddings are great fun! It’s lovely to be a part of such a happy event where everyone is enjoying themselves and celebrating the love of two people.

Read our ‘About Us’ page for more.

How do we book you to photograph our wedding?

Just send us a message using the form on this page. Hopefully we’re available and can make the date! You’re also welcome to call us any time – we’re always up for a chat.

Can you do cheap wedding photography?

If we’re available then we might be able to help work something out. Please send us a message with your big day’s details, what you want to have photographed, if you need wedding cinematography, the time you need, and we’ll organise a quote. We’re happy to photograph kinds of events, long and short, with affordable wedding photography options for all.

What is unique about wedding photography on the Gold Coast?

Probably the best thing about getting married on the Gold Coast is the options if provides.

You have the sea, the mountains, and the city – and there’s plenty of vibes to go with it. Just pick a theme and find a location that suits!

Except for when it’s really hot, the weather for Wedding photography on the Gold Coast is usually good too. Last but not least – logistically there are heaps of places to stay for your guests and holiday if they’re making the trip for a Destination Wedding.