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STEVEN ROONEY

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I'm a true believer that wedding photography doesn't have to be boring, and I'm honoured to work with many couples who hold the same beliefs. I've made it my mission to produce meaningful and emotional imagery, but in a modern and creative way, far removed from the contrived stuffyness of traditional wedding photography. 

I like pinacoladas, getting caught in the rain. Oh hang on, that's not me. I like fancy coffee, IPA, sports, and the great outdoors. Oh, and photography, that's cool too. 


Hello I'm steve

We are
the ROONEYS

This is us! We like to explore, make up silly dances in the kitchen and generally just be silly together. Sally is the brains of the operation of course. She also runs our sister company, Smileomatic Photoboths.

It all started way back in the 80s. I would "borrow" my Dad's Canon AE-1 film camera for school trips and holidays and take a ton of really artistic (rubbish) photos. Sometimes I got lucky. Sometimes I spent all my pocket money on film and didn't get a single usable image. Fortunately, after a while, photoshop came along and I was able to learn how to fix my rubbish photography. I'd spend hours compositing images. For example, I'd take an elephant from the zoo and put it in the sea in Tenerife, and I'd hand paint each stone in a dry stone wall a different colour. Eventually, through much trial and error I got to the stage where 'most' of the images from a roll of film were usable. In 1995 I photographed my friend's (Michelle and Ian) wedding with a manual Sunpak flash, a second hand sigma lens, a tin of tomatoes and 12 rolls of film. The rest, as they say, is history.

Wait A Minute, Doc. Are You Telling Me You Built A Time Machine...Out Of A DeLorean?

HOW IT ALL BEGAN

with good people

Good times

(FORGET YOU, NEUTRALS)

ALL THE BRIGHT COLOR

LIKE EFFING HIPSTERS

TAKING pOLAROIDS

REALLY, ANY BEACH

LIFE ON THE BEACH

SUIT AND TIE (LIKE JT)

PUTTING ON THAT

ANY TIME TOGETHER.

THIS. ALWAYS THIS.

TO TOP

Family is a life jacket in the stormy sea of life - JK Rowling 

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