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It’s probably one of the questions I get asked the most: when is the best age for a shoot? Sorry to be unhelpful, but there is no right or wrong. There is no perfect age, and you’ve never missed the boat. Every age and every stage is beautiful for different reasons. It’s really just about […]

FAQ: What is the ideal age to capture your baby?

So you want a summer photoshoot. Of course you do! Glorious weather, warm water, and beautiful sunsets! But then, you find out the start time…and you panic. So let me tell you about this gorgeous family. Arlo had just turned 1, and Isla was 3. Their bedtime was 6.45pm. We started their shoot at 6.30pm […]

FAQ: How do I manage a late start time with little kids?

This has got to be the single most common question I am asked by clients booking photoshoots: “What happens if it rains?”

FAQ: What happens if it rains on photoshoot day?

I’m often asked whether a mini session would suit your family. So I thought I would show you the mini session I shot yesterday with the gorgeous Szeps family, and let you decide for yourself… This happy, smiling bunch are long-standing clients of mine. And there are very few people I would rather spend an […]

Celebrating World Pride with the Szeps Family

An in-home newborn session A relaxed and raw reflection of real life No dressing up, no posing For families who want to capture how this period feels, not just how it looks 12 week old baby Hunter was captured in the home his parents adore. My brief for this session was to capture this family in […]

At home with the Peppings

With so many gorgeous locations around Sydney, how do we choose the right one for your shoot? The perfect shoot location isn’t just a pretty spot. It needs to have the right light, textures and colours – all of which change throughout the year as the sun moves, flora changes, and locations become busy. My […]

Choosing your shoot location

Disclaimer: I have no idea how to get kids to behave in general. I have two littles of my own, and it’s anyone’s guess. BUT – I do have a fair bit of experience dealing with other peoples’ kids at photoshoots. And I’d say my success rate so far is 100%. So, how do you […]

How to get your kids to behave in 4 easy steps

My number one top tip for your photoshoot? Just P L A Y with your kids! That is the absolute best way to get natural, happy smiles out of them.  Family photos with me are essentially one game after another. I’m not going to lie – it’s a bit of a workout. Your photoshoot day is […]

My top 8 games to play at your family session

Don’t tell anyone, but give me a winter sunset over a summer evening any day of the week.  Here’s 6 reasons why: 1. Kid-friendly start times.  Let’s start with the most compelling reason – the early starts. Everyone wants a summer shoot until they hear the 6.30pm start time (my top tips for dealing with […]

Why winter shoots are the bomb

I love a sunset.  I can’t get enough of those golden flares.  I understand that most of my clients are hoping for a little sunset action on the day of their shoot. But y’know what? Ask any photographer, and they will tell you why clouds are awesome on the day of your photoshoot. You absolutely […]

7 reasons why clouds are awesome for your photoshoot