some of our friends

Over the years Dolce wedding photography has been fortunate to work with a selection of businesses in different areas. below are some of them.

Brides Of Merivale

Brides of Merivale was established in 1998, by Lisa Dermott. After working for many years in what was commonly a ‘Made to Measure’ bridal industry, Lisa wanted to bring designer Ready Made Gowns to New Zealand Brides.

Lisa’s reputation for excellent customer service coupled with her ongoing passion within the Bridal industry continues to see Brides of Merivale bring the latest bridal trends to today’s brides with prices starting at $1,595.00 (specials and sale items from $500.00). ‘We believe a bride should truly enjoy their wedding gown experience. It should be stress free and filled with excitement and joy in finding the “One” gown that makes you feel amazing’ says Lisa.

Melton Estate

Just 15 minute’s drive west from Christchurch International Airport, Melton Estate is conveniently located in a quiet rural setting, with plenty of off-street parking.  Your wedding photography will be stunning amongst the sheltered gardens and expansive lawns which connect to the lush vineyards.  There’s plenty of space outside in our sheltered garden and terrace, on the hardwood deck overlooking the vines or inside the fully air conditioned winery with three connecting event rooms

Tania Johnson-scott Celebrant

Whether you are planning your marriage / same sex; elopement; renewal of vows; naming ceremony; blessing or funeral, all of these significant life events are filled with varied emotions and the importance of creating beautiful, everlasting memories. These can be traditional; contemporary; simple & relaxed, themed & all uniquely detailed. Therefore choosing the right Celebrant for ‘you’ is extremely important, you’ve got to have that connection!

Tania only officiates one ceremony per day, therefore you can be rest assured in her full commitment and ‘attention to detail’ regarding your ceremony, delivered with full professionalism.

Boogie beats DJ

Brendan – your DJ and founder of Boogie Beats DJ Entertainment. 

Brendan has vast experience in providing music entertainment and MC services for a wide variety of events, priding himself on his ability to read a crowd and in knowing what works and what doesn’t. With each and every event he will endeavour to make it special, and exceed his clients’ expectations. He adapt and react to situations quickly and professionally, providing a seamless service. 

Chrystal O’Brien Makeup

Chrystal is an experienced makeup artist with an exceptional eye for detail and strives to ensure she achieve a unique and individual look that is right for you.

As a makeup artist, her aim is to enhance your natural beauty, making you feel polished and beautiful for your special occasion, whatever it may be. Chrystal goes above and beyond to give you the look you are after, whether you want a dramatic look or something more natural.

Chrystal provides a mobile service based in Christchurch and am able to travel to your location to make your special day as stress-free as possible.