The St Kilda Botanical Garden is an extraordinary garden located nestled in Melbourne’s bayside. Its lush green manicured garden together with the pond and conservatory made it a perfect choice for wedding photo locations. The St Kilda Botanical Garden is ideal for those who want a touch of greenery to be featured on their wedding photography, while also being able to getaway from the Melbourne CBD’s weekend traffic.
When comparing the size, the St Kilda Botanical Garden is certainly not as huge as other gardens which mentioned inside the top 20 wedding photo location article. However, there are just more than enough photo spots inside the gardens to do candid wedding photography. The pond gives a little bit of water element while the Rose Garden gives a touch of romantic feel on to your wedding photography.
However, if you are planning to do your wedding photography inside this Melbourne wedding photo location, a $100 wedding photography permit is required to be applied from the local council. This is probably the only con that I could find for
In this blog, we will reveal the most popular wedding photo spots inside the St Kilda Botanical Garden
This is probably one of the most well-known spots inside this Melbourne wedding photo locations for wedding photography. It’s got heaps of different elements to do stunning wedding photos. Not only great on wedding photography, the gazebo is also available to be used for wedding ceremony, and what’s more amazing is during the ceremony, the guests will be standing in between the Rose Garden while you tying the knot, how romantic!
After your wedding ceremony, you can start doing stunning wedding photography from the Rose Garden, during the warm weather, the blossomed rose will certainly boast a romance feel onto your wedding photography. And the lush green hedges surrounding the Rose Garden is an amazing spot for both wedding photography as well as group photos. Standing in front of the hedges, your wedding photos will be benefited with simplicity and elegance.
The conservatory inside the St Kilda Botanical Garden is smaller than the one inside the Royal Botanic Gardens. However, this does not affect my liking. One of the most important reasons of that is because it will not be randomly shut down due to maintenance like the Royal Botanic Gardens. If you are a fan of the Conservatory, this wedding photo location definitely won’t let you down.
Inside the Conservatory, you will find two little ponds, lots of tropical plants as well as a simple lane for you to walk on. As a wedding photographer in Melbourne, this is one of my favorite photo spots inside the garden to do wedding photography, simply because the lush green background can add so much vibrance onto the wedding photos.
Across the Conservatory, you would find a lake as well as the ‘Rain Man’, the lake provides a stunning background for wedding photography and what’s more, on the South side of the lake, you would find a little bridge for you to walk on. I would always like to take some wedding portraitures for the couples of them candidly engage to each other while I snap down some shots across the lake.
On the map of the St Kilda Botanic Garden, it doesn’t have a name for the entrance way. But with lots of palm trees, green lawns on both sides as well as a road towards the center of the garden, I know I have to give a name for this road because this spot would be perfect for wedding photography, especially for the entire bridal party.
Just let the bridal party standing in one line and walk towards the center of the garden, while them happily chatting to each other, I will be able to get some really candid wedding photography blessed by the stunning background.
The lanes inside this stunning Melbourne garden wedding photo location are simply amazing, walking on one of them, you would find succulents plants, elegant trees as well as green ferns on the side, making them a perfect backdrop of your wedding photos. If you are looking to do candid wedding photography, then do not miss the opportunity of wandering around those lanes inside the botanical garden.
There you have it, the 5 most popular photo spots inside the St Kilda Botanical Garden. If you are planning your wedding photo location inside the St Kilda Botanical Garden, please don’t hesitate to contact Tree Studio here.