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Claire and Aiden | Mrs Macquaries Chair

It was late one evening, just as I was crawling into bed, when I heard a message ping on my phone. I had been trying desperately to have some down time before sleep each night, but like a lot of us, I continue to find myself using the few minutes of peace and quiet before sleep to respond to messages, research locations, check out some inspiring work, or just connect with family and friends. Minutes often turn into hours, but it's a hard habit to break. I reached over for my phone and started reading with one eye squinted. it's not surprising to have a sister, mum, or bridesmade research in order to take some pressure off the bride and groom by creating a shortlist of vendors for them. What was surprising was that this bridesmaid was enquiring for a wedding shoot a mere few days away! Her gorgeous friend, the bridesmaid told me, was meant to be having an engagement party in a few short weeks, but they had instead decided to use that party to announce their marriage! Their chosen date was a weekday, so after a quick diary check, I confirmed the date and locked them in. I had no time, no location, and no idea of how the day was to unfold. A quick succession of messages the following day gave me just enough information to turn up to the right place at the right time.

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