Under a natural cathedral of pine trees, Steph Geue married Sam Miller in a town far north of their East Geelong home. “It had to be Bright,” Steph says. “This place is so special to Sam and I. Both our families share a love for the area.”
On the morning of March 12, 2016, Steph’s bridesmaids delivered special boxes from Sam. “Each had a note that had beautiful words on them, which made me cry each time,” she says.

Steph and Sam first spoke at the Queenscliff Music Festival after a meeting was encouraged by his sister Clare. The draftsman proposed to his love at M&M World in Times Square, New York. “It was so busy that no one took notice,” Steph remembers.
“It was a special moment for us in the hustle and bustle.” Sam crafted the arbour and coat racks for the wedding and carved their initials into a tree. In the balmy evening, 118 guests enjoyed the couple’s favourite ice-cream. “At one stage I got off the dance floor and looked back to see everyone with massive smiles on their faces and Stephy right in the middle dancing,” Sam says. “That amazing image will stay with me forever.”

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Pronovias from Raffaele Ciuca Bridal, Armadale
Shoes: Wittner
Hair: Filthy Gorgeous Melbourne Makeup Artistry
Make-up: Filthy Gorgeous Melbourne Makeup
Artistry Flowers: The Woodland Weaver
Bridesmaids dresses: Sheike Melbourne
Suits: Roger David
Rings: Kent Jewellery, New York
Ceremony: HVP Pine Plantations,
Porepunkah Reception: Boynton’s
Feathertop Winery, Porepunkah
Photography: Rebecca Smith
Photography Videographer: Kurt Breitenmoser
Transport: Restored army van
Entertainment: Isaac Main Entertainment
Stationery: Victor Fox
Priest: Father Ian Ranson
Honeymoon destination: Koh Samui, Thailand

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