An Albany wedding unites two beautiful local families – Kieron + Hollie Benson

‘Family isn’t always blood, it’s defined by commitment and by love.’

Albany Wedding Great Southern Wedding Collective Coastal Wedding

Hollie Durack and Kieron Benson were married on the 24th September 2021 in a simple and timeless wedding held on Albany’s stunning coastline.

Surrounded by their absolute finest in a small and intimate ceremony led by Sarah Thompson celebrant. Beautiful images captured were by Krysta Guille Photography at the Point King Lighthouse Ruins.

The beautiful bride, Hollie shares her story and her thoughts below.

We deliberated about what our perfect wedding would look like since we got engaged 2 years prior, but as a blended family we realised it didn’t really matter, so long as our children were by our side.

A simple, intimate and full-of-love ceremony at sunset, followed by dancing the night away at our home with friends and family. All organised in less than 4 weeks!

When looking at vendors we knew some things we had to be flexible on given the time restraints, but one thing we knew, was we wanted Krysta to be our photographer.

There’s something about Krysta; she’s warm, gentle + relaxed, yet gets the job done, and oh-so beautifully. Being a family friend and previous client of ours, we felt completely comfortable in Krystas effortless attitude to photography and knew her work was magic.

With the weather looking inclement, Krysta kept us reassured that cloudy days are the perfect photoshoot settings, even sending us weather updates on the daily leadup (all whilst on her family holiday up North too).

We thank you Krysta, not only for capturing our special day so beautifully but for freezing for us, welcoming Hollies eager texts for ‘teaser’ photos almost 5 minutes after the ceremony and for being just so down to earth and lovely.

It was perfectly us, and our family is now beautifully blended together.

We wouldn’t change a thing.

Thankyou + love x

Brides dress – Shona Joy
Brides Jewellery – Bianc Jewellery
Hair – Josh at Olive for Hair
Makeup – Jody Makeup Artistry
Celebrant – Sarah Thompson
Photography – Krysta Guille Photography
Flowers – Studio Bloom and Co
Veil – ‘Something borrowed’ from a friend.

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