Q Station Wedding: Aislinn & Luke – Part 2

Our happy couple Aislinn and Luke had just been married! We loved the smiles on their faces as we headed outside for some portraits. It was too wet and windy to venture far, but the Q Station hospital ceremony grounds provided some attractive and handy cover. The Q Station was once Sydney harbour’s quarantine station, but these days the historical buildings have been transformed into a lovely hotel and variety of event spaces in a quiet, peaceful setting.

Manly Q Station wedding photos Sydney

Sydney northern beaches wedding photography

What a good looking couple!

Q Station wedding picturesBride and groom portraits Sydney Harbour National ParkWedding party at Q Station Manly

Q Station wedding photographers

Creative and fun wedding photography Australia

I love these! What a beautiful (and handsome) bridal party!

Sydney wedding photographers northern beaches eastern suburbs

The beer and champagne were definitely flowing! Cheers to the bride and groom!

Fun bridal party pictures Sydney Q Station wedding bridal party portraits

The views from Q Station are lovely, looking back up Sydney Harbour.

Sydney harbour wedding bridal party portraits

Aislinn and Luke held their reception in the Governor Bourke Room, which was once an old school hall. It was beautifully decorated with fairy lights, candles and sheer fabric.

Wedding reception Q Station, rustic wedding venue, old school hall wedding, dance hall weddingQ Station wedding reception Bourke Room

Aislinn created miniature paintings and collages as table numbers, representing places that she and Luke had travelled to together.

Q Station wedding reception detailsAustralia rustic wedding barn wedding reception

They also had an incredibly cute Polaroid photo corner set up for the guests!

Manly wedding reception details

Aislinn and Luke chose to have a croquembouche for their wedding cake! Incredibly, it gave the entire hall a sweet smell of sugar. I have never experienced a sugar smell quite that potent. I was salivating the entire reception!

Croquembouche wedding cake pictures

Then in came the bridal party, followed by our new happy couple!

Q Station wedding grand entrance photos Fun and vibrant wedding photography AustraliaManly beach wedding reception SydneySydney wedding reception photos Manly

How beautiful did the Governor Bourke Room look?

Creative wedding photography Australia and New Zealand

The Q Station staff was hard at work preparing the food in the hidden back room, while the first speeches and toasts were underway.

Q Station wedding dinner food pictures Q Station Burke Room wedding dinner speechesQ station Manly wedding reception speeches

The reception hall glowed in the twilight light, amidst some dramatic storm clouds. Its location on the hilltop felt so secluded. Beautiful! Click this panorama to view it larger.

Wedding photography Australia and New Zealand, Q Station Manly wedding venue Australia

Creative wedding photojournalism Australia New ZealandCandid wedding photos Sydney northern beachesQ Station wedding reception bride groom speechWedding photojournalism SydneyAustralia rustic wedding reception venue photosManly Q Station wedding receptionWedding photojournalism Sydney Manly Beach Q Station weddingNatural wedding photography SydneySydney wedding photographers

The best man’s speech had everyone in stitches!

Fun and natural wedding photos Australia and New ZealandQ Station Manly Bourke Room weddingQuarantine Station wedding reception Sydney

Now it was time to cut into that insanely-good-smelling-croquembouche!

Cake cutting pictures Sydney harbour weddingQ Station wedding reception cake cutting

I loved this—Aislinn snuck in another cut of the big cake on her own! Hah!

Fun wedding photojournalism Australia

I think it must have been yummy…

Wedding photography photojournalism Australia New Zealand

Next, the band arrived! Aislinn and Luke hired James Willing and he and his drummer were amazing! Jeff and I were so impressed!

Creative wedding photography Australia New ZealandQ Station wedding reception pictures

The guests were loving the photobooth props. Hilarious… love that pipe!

Fun vibrant wedding photography AustraliaRustic wedding barn wedding reception, James Willing live band

The music changed tempo and it was time for the first dance.

Rustic wedding barn wedding reception bride and groom first danceManly beach wedding reception first danceQ Station wedding first dance photos with live band, James Willing musician

Love this one…

Creative and elegant wedding photography Australia New Zealand

Q Station Bourke Room wedding first dance

Old school hall wedding venue dance photos

And then the party really went into full swing!

Q Station wedding reception dancing picturesJames Willing live band at Q Station weddingFun wedding moments wedding photojournalismQ Station wedding photos reception dancingSydney Q Station wedding reception with live band

The band had everyone on the dance floor, and even inspired this brief bit of karaoke from one of the guests!

Manly beach wedding photography receptionRomantic and fun wedding photography Australia

The crowd was cheering on the band. They really kept the energy up and sounded amazing! Wedding couples out there, you should go hire them. :)

James Willing musician performing wedding live entertainmentCreative and fun wedding photos Australia New Zealand

Congratulations, Aislinn and Luke! We loved being a part of your first day together as husband and wife. Thank you for letting us capture these wonderful memories for you! Friends and family of Aislinn and Luke, leave a message for the happy couple below, or just let us know what you think of the photos! Click here to see Part 1 and Part 2 of the full gallery of images.

✉ Contact Us☆ Share on Facebook☆ Pin on Pinterest↑ Back to the Top ↑

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

*

*