FROM BEHIND THE LENS
Get a look behind the scenes and into the galleries of some of my wonderful clients.
Just everyday people busy making precious memories.
A family portrait session at Pataua North Pataua North, around 30mins east of Whangarei was the beautiful setting for this early evening family photo session. If you are a local, you will probably recognise the famous walk-bridge that connects the north and side sides of Pataua. Home to many brave swimmers who jump from the bridge amongst much laughter at high tide. Being 4yrs old is such a super cute stage in our kids' lives. I asked a few friends what they loved most when their kids turned 4yrs and I loved this response: "Your babies are turning into real little people and To View More >>
A blended family photoshoot with a playground finish. Let’s face it, all parents need a good bribe now and then to get the kids to take part in photo sessions. If you’ve never thought about including a playground session in your family portraits before, then here’s few examples of how we can make a session fun for everyone and get great photos for your album. Start with a taster on a few playthings I like to start with a bit of playtime on a few climbing frames. It gives the kids time to get used to having sometime taking their photo (other than Mum). It also sets the scene To View More >>
You might think it’s impossible to get gorgeous family photos when your kids never sit still. But I can guarantee you it’s not! There’s a style of family portrait photography called “Lifestyle Family Photography” and it’s perfect for when you want to invest in professional family photography, but you’re scared the kids won’t sit still. It’s all about making the session more of an adventure than a “stand & pose” photoshoot and it’s what I suggest to all my clients with kids (and especially those under To View More >>
I find inspiration for my Magic Moments photo sessions everywhere! It's like my brain has a separate tab that's always open and scanning for new ideas, great locations and pretty light. I bet you are like that too with the things that you are passionate about - are you a gardener, a crafter, or a chef in that other part of you that sometimes gets hidden away behind the chaos of everyday life with kids? This beautiful photo session was inspired by a tiny purple flower. A flower that would you believe it, is called "Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow". I was having a coffee in a local cafe between To View More >>