It’s always so special to photograph a newborn and Miss Lilly was no exception. Those first few weeks with your first baby are so unique as you develop a bond and a love like nothing else. Lilly was wide awake when I arrived, so I took the opportunity to capture some images of her with her mummy as they chatted and gazed at each other. We also took a few more as Lilly became tired, there’s something so peaceful and beautiful seeing a just sleepy newborn cuddled into its mother’s arms.
In between these photos, Lilly was wide awake and paying close attention to everything going on in her world. She has such beautiful wide, blue eyes. And there’s just a little bit of cheekiness already showing!
Thank you Miss Lilly for being such a gorgeous little girl. I enjoyed every minute I spent with you xx
Stunning eyes and a gorgeous smile made for some beautiful photographs of Julie when we did her glamour shoot.
Mum to one very busy little boy as well as being a teacher means Julie is always on the go, so taking some time out that was all about making her feel beautiful was a real luxury. Like most people I photograph, Julie wasn’t sure what to wear and what would look good for photos, so we picked several different outfits, all with very different looks. I think she looks absolutely stunning in all of them!
Julie, it was a pleasure to photograph you and I had so much fun!
If you would like to experience a glamour photo shoot of your own, contact me now to discuss your session with me. PS Did you see my Mothers Day special over on Facebook? Ask me about it today.
Jen is the busy mum to two very active boys and spends a lot of her time running around looking after them, along with work and many other demands on her time. Like many of us, once everything else is done, Jen doesn’t end up getting to spend too much time for herself. So it was a pleasure to sit her down and give her a full makeover and make these gorgeous photographs showing her just how beautiful she is.
Jen, as your family and friends know, you are a beautiful woman both inside and out. I am glad that I could do these photographs with you and show you just how gorgeous you are!
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I posted last week on Facebook that I was having my hair and makeup done and meeting up with another photographer. The plan was to let her have a play around, try out a few new things and test some other things she had been wanting to do. Towards the end of the day, we turned the tables and Jane let me put her in front of my camera and have a play at her studio. I only had a short time and we stuck to a single set up, but I love what I got out of her in the time we had.
Jane is an animal lover and passionate animal activist. She is an experienced photographer and does beautiful portraiture, her photos really shine when she photographs pets – with and without their owners. If you want to take a look at some of her pet work you can see it over on her website.
If you have always wanted some gorgeous photographs of yourself, on your own or with your family, then give me a buzz now on 0409 914 894, drop me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or head on over to my contact page to drop me a line. I would love to hear from you and start planning your session!
Yep, doing a glamour photography shoot was definitely waaaay out of Rachel’s comfort zone. This mum would rather be rock climbing, at the beach or playing with her adventurous 3 year old daughter, but she came along and sat in front of the camera for me. There was some nervous laughter at first and then she settled right into the poses like a natural!
Rachel is a gorgeous woman inside and out and we had so much fun on her shoot. We warped her into yoga poses perched on a table, we managed to knock my light fittings off while moving backdrops around and the pose above on the right – Rachel gave that one a nickname, but I will leave it to her to share that!
This bottom shot is one of my favourites from the whole day, the hair and makeup is stunning (thank you Melony) and Rachel looks happy and relaxed. Such a pleasure to make these images for you Rachel!
If you are interested in having a glamour shoot like Rachel, I would love to hear from you, so drop me a line or pop on over to my portfolio to see more gorgeous women.
Did you see Kate’s before and after photo on my Facebook page? When Kate had her hair and makeup done and we were ready to start shooting, my makeup artist sent her through with a funky hat. It worked so well with what she had worn to get ready in that we quickly took some relaxed and natural shots with her still in that outfit. It was a great way to get Kate relaxed in front of the camera, getting some beautiful natural smiles – I love how they turned out, both with and without the hat!
We worked our way through a few different outfits after this, Kate has some really lovely dresses, but for me the standout was this gorgeous little black number. It fits Kate perfectly and her bright lipstick adds some gorgeous colour. We went for a few different angles and expressions here and I loved so many of them, but I think these two are my favourites!
Kate is another busy mum, married with a young son and a multitude of interests focused on healthy and sustainable living, her schedule never seems to stop. I loved catching up with her so she could take some time out and feel beautiful for herself. Her husband was very impressed with the hair and makeup when she got home too!
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What a day! I had been planning this for several weeks, getting everything in order, teamed up with an experienced and talented hair and make up artist in the form of Melony and lined up six lovely women to take part in the shoots. The day started with the usual bedlam involved with getting the family up, ready and out the door shortly after 7am. Then it was home again to get the play area transformed into a shoot zone and turn my kitchen into a salon for the day.
I was excited to be working with Melony, she does beautiful work and conveniently lives only a couple of streets away. We had a full day scheduled with our victims coming in every hour with a short gap in the middle of the day for a bite to eat or to catch up if we were running a little over time. Kylie turned up right on time at 9am and slipped straight into the chair ready for her makeover. As Kate turned up to take her turn in the makeup chair, Kylie came through so we could start shooting!
From here, it was a constant blur of makeup, shooting, outfit changes, background changes, whipping hair up, adding in hairpieces (which Melony also makes herself, a woman of many talents!) and constant chatter and laughter. All the women looked amazing, and I can’t wait to share some of their photos with you!
This little guy was all of 10 months old at this shoot that we did at a beautiful little patch of green near his home in northern Sydney. He still has all his beautiful baby chubbiness – chubby cheeks, roly poly arms and legs and the chunky little body that hasn’t quite emerged from it’s babyness into toddlerhood. He gave us some beautiful big smiles and grins and was such a happy little guy.
But what did I love the most from this shoot? The images I have below are what I love to capture. This little guy is the youngest of six boys to this amazing mum and the connection and love between the two of them is delightful to see. I love that I managed to capture their bond – having a glimpse into this family bond is one of my favourite things to see and capture. The best part – his mum told me that she didn’t want to be in photos, that she generally hates photos of herself, but on seeing these she had to have them.
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Nes was so much fun to work with, she was after a new headshot that reflected the happiness that is her brand. Her business, Inspired By Happiness, handles wedding / event planning and she also is a very talented florist. We took a few different shots in different outfits and Nes narrowed it down to these two images as her favourites. You can see which one she chose by checking out her Facebook page – I think it really reflects the happiness she brings to her work and suits her perfectly!
I headed up to the central coast to meet up with this gorgeous family for their most recent family portrait session. It was one of those perfect winters day – clear skies, crisp air which gradually warmed up to t-shirt weather. We met up at Umina Beach and headed in to the park to start off, the kids went a little crazy running around the place, climbing everything and hiding through the maze. They managed to stay still for a few moments so we could get them all in one place and get some photos of everyone together.
It was such a great opportunity to get some photos of 3 generations together, so we made sure that each of the kids had a photo taken with their mum and also one with mum and their grandmother. This young lady is growing up so quickly, it’s hard to believe it’s the same girl I met when I first took their photos three years ago!
The twins are a study in contrasts. Sean is the calm, quietly confident one with bursts of cheekiness and an irresistible smile.
Hayley on the others hand, is an absolute firecracker. Her thoughts and words come out a mile a minute and her enthusiasm for everything just boils over.
Thank you for letting me photograph your family again, it’s so lovely to see a family grow and watch the personality’s of your kids develop over the years!