Feather & Stone | Fine Art Wedding Photographer

Hello May Magazine Editorial * My Neck of the Woods

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We never planned on shooting weddings. No. Never at all.

Our beginnings were very humble.

One old film camera, our imaginations and high hopes.

We scoured editorial magazines for inspiration and dreamed of shooting stories like those splashed across the pages.

After a little time and lots of practice, that old film camera, our imaginations and high hopes had us shooting new faces for a local modelling agency.

Our tiny unit became our studio. The furniture was moved and soon replaced with studio lights, backdrops, racks of clothing, chattering models, stylists, make-up artists and hair stylists. All of us excited, bursting with ideas and eager to make amazing images.

Inspiration was endless, we could shoot whatever our imaginations lead us to try.

And so we did.

Fast forward many years later.

Though much time has passed and an immense amount of hard work has been invested, we still have our film cameras, imaginations and high hopes.

It turns out the subjects in front of our cameras nowadays are quite different, but don’t get us wrong, we love shooting weddings, it’s one of the most amazing experiences you could have photographically.

What hasn’t changed is that we’re just as eager to make amazing images.

So having a chance to return to our roots with this editorial for the very first edition of Hello May Magazine was a breath of fresh air.

The memories came flooding back and we reflected on how far we’d come from that teeny, tiny studio unit full of creatives all those years ago.

This day our studio was in the middle of the woods, surrounded by an amazing group of creatives, all of us excited, bursting with ideas and eager to make amazing images.

Thank you to the team of incredibly talented people involved, it was an honour to work side-by-side with you.








Hello May Magazine

Dresses // The Babushka BallerinaJennifer Gifford DesignsAmanda GarrettBeska

Flowers // Green and Bloom

Hair + Makeup // Tracie Weaver

Stylist // Brittney Moroko

Assistant Stylist // Bree Anketell

Models // Talisa and Blake at Division

Equipment // Canon 1V, Mamiya 645, Contax G2

Film // Kodak Tri-X, Kodak Portra 160, processed by the amazing RPL

so, what do you think?

  1. EvaDecember 13th, 2012

    I do not have enough adjectives!!!!!!!!!! HOLY FREAKIN’ WOW!!!!!!!! S&T you ROCK!!!!!!

  2. Julia ArchibaldDecember 13th, 2012

    My heart hurts these are so beautiful!

  3. Melissa MillsDecember 13th, 2012

    Simply stunning!!!

  4. alydaDecember 13th, 2012

    so gorgeous guys!

  5. BenDecember 13th, 2012

    gorgeous stuff guys!

  6. Lisa PiresDecember 13th, 2012

    These are SPECTACULAR!

  7. toddDecember 13th, 2012

    yum :)

  8. natashaDecember 13th, 2012

    stunning. great work guys!

  9. Nick EvansDecember 13th, 2012

    These are fantastic guys! Great to see some Brissie talent showing the world what’s up.

  10. Melissa JaneDecember 13th, 2012

    Are you kidding me?! This is GORGEOUS OH.EM.FREAKIN G! The pose and shots are STUNNING and so so original. I am so inspired, thank you.

  11. OliDecember 13th, 2012

    Stupidly awesome guys, blown away.

  12. kennyDecember 13th, 2012

    romance in the woods made real and beautiful.
    sweet work.

  13. MeredithDecember 14th, 2012

    Move over Jose Villa…. ahem. Love them love them love them!! Absolutely inspired work beautiful is an understatement xx

  14. Jason MizeDecember 14th, 2012

    Dang dude!!! I think that you should go back to your roots more often! This editorial is insane and it shows that you can make something amazing anywhere!! great job!

  15. tim riddckDecember 14th, 2012

    i just picked my eye balls off the floor because it could not handle the awesomeness

  16. heather jDecember 14th, 2012

    So beautiful. You guys are just… wow. Wow all over the place.

  17. KimDecember 14th, 2012

    You guys blow me away EVERY time I visit your blog. I’m convinced you live in a magical world with magical light. So beautiful!

  18. Jonathan DavidDecember 14th, 2012

    Gorgeous work!

  19. Ebony FinckDecember 14th, 2012

    Just wonderful. X

  20. JustinDecember 14th, 2012

    ouch! damnit! my eyes hurt from prettiness overload. (that’s intended as a compliment)

  21. LauraDecember 14th, 2012

    These are just too breathtaking!!! Wow wow WOW! Beautiful :)

  22. Megan [at Glamour & Grace]December 14th, 2012

    This is so stunning! Gorgeous work!

  23. mary sylviaDecember 14th, 2012

    Oh my. Really…oh my.

  24. sam gibsonDecember 14th, 2012

    Gorgeous work, not that that’s a surprise! Lovely to read a bit about your beginnings too :) I think this was my favourite:
    http://featherandstone.com.au/w/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/0020a.jpg

  25. Ann-Kathrin KochDecember 14th, 2012

    So incredibly beautiful. I love me a good forest. Especially if it’s filled with so much amazingness.

  26. Chelsey SomohanoDecember 14th, 2012

    Holy wow. There are no words. The colors, the models…it’s all so dreamy. I can’t even pick afavorite.

  27. Albert PalmerDecember 14th, 2012

    Spectacular – I loved looking through every one of these. So intensely beautiful.

  28. NatalieDecember 15th, 2012

    You just took my breath away. Wow.

  29. gabe acevesDecember 15th, 2012

    omg.

  30. George K.December 15th, 2012

    This is an absolutely elegant shoot. I love the contrast between the forest and the wispy models. Your work is amazing.

  31. ElissaDecember 15th, 2012

    This is just gorgeous.

  32. Toni RaperDecember 15th, 2012

    this is epic, unbelievably awesome!

  33. AndreDecember 18th, 2012

    These are so beautiful! They look like something out of a fairy-tale, amazing images!!!!

  34. colerDecember 19th, 2012

    Shit. You’re badass. And you have now created the soon-to-be most copied portrait pose of 2013. Awesome awesome awesome.

  35. DebsDecember 19th, 2012

    utterly divine! xx

  36. DavidDecember 22nd, 2012

    Whoa. Beautiful post, guys.

  37. MercedesDecember 31st, 2012

    So. Much. Pretty.

  38. ed peersJanuary 1st, 2013

    You guys are just way too good.

  39. CarlaJanuary 3rd, 2013

    I feel like crying tears of happiness. These images are so incredibly beautiful. Awesome work guys!

  40. Kate HollandJanuary 5th, 2013

    Simply stunning you guys, I’m in awe of your work!

  41. Jon S6January 13th, 2013

    wonderful portraits! Poses are hot

  42. Julian BeattieJanuary 19th, 2013

    Woah! Freakin’ awesome, guys!

  43. JosephJanuary 20th, 2013

    JAW DROPPINGLY STUNNING – AWESOME…..

  44. DerekJanuary 24th, 2013

    Absolutely STUNNING!! Phenomenal work.

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  46. mathiasFebruary 22nd, 2013

    awww man. love these!

  47. JaneanJune 8th, 2013

    I just stumbled across this photoshoot for the first time. Quite impressive! Any way you could provide the source specifically for the dress in the bouquet picture? (I has some sort of ruffle on the bust.) I cannot find it on the sites listed for the dress credits.

  48. ChrisMarch 4th, 2014

    Stunning Images

  49. EdwardMarch 14th, 2014

    Love it! How do you guys find the G2?

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