Fun, candid & romantic

Welcome, Im Deb Boots a Southern Highlands wedding photographer that focuses on outdoor & country weddings around Bowral and it's beautiful surrounding countryside and forests, making the Southern Highlands a natural destination for Sydney locals to escape for their wedding.

Hello & welcome,
I’m Deb Boots a Southern Highlands wedding photographer based in Sydney’s Western Suburbs.
I photograph weddings throughout the most sought after wedding destination, the Southern Highlands.
The country landscape is the perfect backdrop for Sydney locals to escape for a relaxed weekend
to celebrate their special day with an outdoor wedding surrounded by nature.

Photos keep our memories alive long after the time has passed.
I strive to create images that capture the genuine connection of the couple, that are timeless,
colourful and meaningful while shooting in a candidnatural photography style.

While most of my weddings are relaxed outdoor garden parties
with a hundred of your closest family and friends,
I also photograph elopements, weekday weddings, micro weddings and small intimate gatherings.

If you don’t like posey cringe-worthy wedding photos, Im glad you found your way here.
Ive been a full-time professional wedding photographer for 10 years and have shot hundreds of weddings.
My work has been featured on Junebug Weddings, White Magazine, Hello May,
Polka Dot Bride, Easy WeddingsQueensland BridesTweed Coast Weddings and more.

My approach to wedding photography is friendly and non-obtrusive to create a relaxed environment for you and your guests.
For the most part capturing candid moments while crafting intimate portraits,
capturing real heartfelt moments and all the details that makes your wedding uniquely yours.

I have been commissioned to photograph weddings throughout Australia — Sydney, NSW Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Brisbane, regional & South East Queensland, Port Douglas in Far North Queensland, Tasmania, Byron Bay, Northern NSW and naturally the Southern Highlands. Plus international destination weddings including Fiji and Thailand.

Thanks for stopping by. Grab a coffee/tea (wine/beer) and get comfy while you look around.

The Best Wedding Venues In The Southern Highlands & Surrounding Area

When planning a wedding you naturally want to consider wedding venues that offer beautiful scenery and locations for your wedding photography — and the Southern Highlands region will not disappoint.

Read our story on the benefits of a country wedding in the Southern Highlands
PLUS check out our list of the top 12 Southern Highlands wedding venues.

If you’re considering getting married in the Southern Highlands,
here is a teaster to the best Southern Highlands wedding venues.

Milton Park Country House Hotel & Spa is a luxurious wedding venue located amongst a secluded hilltop woodlands near Bowral in the beautiful Southern Highlands. After entering the imposing gates, up the tree-lined driveway, you are greeted by a grand mansion, built at the turn of the 20th century. The estate offers breathtaking views and immaculate gardens. No other venue offers anything quite like Milton Park, taking you back to a bygone era of glamour, you will feel totally spoilt. Visit Milton Park Country House Hotel & Spa website

Bendooley Estate is a premier wedding destination in the Southern Highlands. This beautiful historic country retreat is a wonderful location for your wedding day. With 200 acres to roam, it offers a variety of breathtaking locations for your wedding photos. Luxurious cottages for you and your guests. With two churches in nearby Berrima for your ceremony, the gardens, lake vistas, the Book Barn and The Stables for those seeking rural glamour. With the ability to accommodate between 200 to 250 people, depending on your choice of location for your reception, means that Bendooley Estate can cater for intimate weddings through to large festive celebrations. Visit Bendooley Estate website

Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat is a unique wedding venue on the NSW South Coast. Off the beaten path providing a truly Australian bush wedding experience. Offering several magnificent natural venues, The Rock Cathedral is a popular ceremony choice for its distinctive, awe inspiring beauty. The viewing platform provides breathtaking views of Kangaroo Valley and a perfect sunset for your wedding photos. The ultimate all-in-one wedding venue. Visit Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat website
Note : temporarily closed due to the 2020 bush fires.

Peppers Manor House in Sutton Forest is a country estate in the rolling green hills of the Southern Highlands. The moment you drive through the gates you are welcomed by a grand setting. Suitable for intimate weddings and extravagant affairs. Spectacular photography opportunities. Easily one of the most beautiful wedding venues in the Southern Highlands. Visit Peppers Manor House website

Sylvan Glen Country House is a Southern Highlands wedding venue that offers total privacy. You’ll be able to party with loved ones, eat fabulous food and spend time in the well maintained venue for a weekend you’ll remember forever. The Shepherd’s Hut Salon is filled with natural light, perfect for the bride and bridesmaids to get ready. There is a Groom’s Room too, the total man-cave with X-Box, pool table and arcade games for the groom and groomsmen to relax. Enter the outdoor ceremony space through an aisle of trees in the orchard or an alternative front garden space is available. For those that still want a traditional church wedding, you have some options in nearby Bundanoon. You and your guests enjoy cocktail hour in the garden, served champagne from the Tiffany blue retro Champervan. Visit Sylvan Glen Country House website

Fitzroy Inn Historic Retreat is a unique country wedding venue with old world charm and modern comfort located in the foothills of Mount Gibraltar in the Southern Highlands. With beautiful gardens and the original colonial building is the perfect setting for a romantic country wedding. Choose to have your outdoor ceremony by the weir or underneath the century hold Oak trees. Wet weather backup options are available, the expansive verandah or one of the beautiful sitting rooms. Your evening reception is in the converted stables of the old historic inn, in the atrium of the Fitzroy Dining Room. Visit Fitzroy Inn Historic Retreat website

Peppers Craigieburn is a Southern Highlands wedding venue with period grandeur from the charming homestead, heritage listed stables and immaculate gardens. A beautiful country venue bringing rustic, elegant and charming together in one location. Visit Peppers Craigieburn Website

Gibraltar Hotel in Bowral features floor to ceiling windows overlooking the golf course. An abundance of photography opportunities. The ballroom is perfect for your evening celebrations. Gilbraltar Hotel has everything you need in one location. Visit Gibraltar Bowral website

Hillview Heritage Hotel is a rustic vintage venue in the Southern Highlands offering incredible views of the valley. With a history dating back to the mid 1860s and used as a country escape for Governors fleeing city life in Sydney and in more modern times housing royalty, you are in good company. Perfect for an outdoor garden wedding and photo opportunities. Visit Hillview Heritage Hotel website

Mali Brae Farm a charming rural wedding venue set on 90 acres of picturesque countryside in Moss Vale. Retaining the character of its humble origins, the transformed rustic hay shed is full of character with modern facilities. With beautiful gardens to stroll through for your wedding photos. Visit Mali Brae Farm website

Jaspers Berry is an enchanted country hideaway nestled in lush gardens. The luxury wedding venue has romantic secret gardens, historic buildings, and an elegant dance hall will leave you feeling as if you entered a fairytale. The entire day can be held in one location – from the Hollywood glam bridal salon and boutique guest house for getting ready, an intimate courtyard ceremony space, cocktails, romantic gardens for your bridal portraits, with evening celebrations in the decadent Orangery room and moving into the Old School House for dancing and cocktails. Visit Jaspers Berry website


So if you have your heart set on a Southern Highlands wedding, perhaps you’ll find your perfect venue and location among those.

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