Wedding photographer, Edwina Robertson, responsible for the amazing photos has pledged to donate $3 for every share pictures of the newlyweds received during a 24 hour period to Tie Up The Black Dog - a charity for depression and mental illness in drought-stricken areas
A couple's wedding photo has generated a lot of financial support for rural charity after the photographer behind the snaps donated $15,000 to the cause.
The photos features Ingrid Wood and Ross Uebergang on their wedding day walking across a dried up cricket pitch in her hometown of Blackall in western Queensland.
In the week before their wedding, Ms Wood's family was forced to remove all of their stock from their 16,000 hectare property due to the financial strain brought on by the drought, Daily Mail reports
"We've been there about 80 years, I'm fourth generation. In the whole time we have been there we have never destocked completely"
"My mum runs the 16,000 hectare property on her own after my dad passed away six years ago. We just couldn't afford to hand feed the cattle and there is no end to when the drought will break," Wood told Daily Mail Australia.
Wedding photographer, Edwina Robertson, responsible for the amazing photos has pledged to donate $3 for every share pictures of the newlyweds received during a 24 hour period to Tie Up The Black Dog - a charity for depression and mental illness in drought-stricken areas.
The photo has since gone viral which prompted Ms Robertson to personally donate $14,922.
So far, more than $16,600 has been raised after others started donating to a crowd fund raising website.
"I know the effects of drought, but I had never seen anything like it. I left Blackall feeling very disheartened that people are trying to survive with no expectation of when it’s going to rain," Ms Robertson said.
She shared the photo to her followers expecting to receive 1,000 shares if she was lucky.
"I never in my wildest dreams thought the Facebook photo would go as nuts as it has... it was shared 4,974 times," she said.
The newlywed couple are overwhelmed by the support their wedding photo triggered.
"It's so fantastic that the joy of our wedding has brought goodness to people who need it
"Black Dog is such a great charity and I'm very passionate about western Queensland... the people are so tough and resilient," they told Daily Mail.
The couple, who are both from farming backgrounds, sourced the items they needed for their wedding locally to help inject money into the community.
"There was an underlying tone of despair and hopelessness, but the wedding had given everyone something positive to think about," Ms Robertson said.
"Wedding guests alone coming to the town increased population by 15 percent."