The Blog

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

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

What happens if it rains on photoshoot day?

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 […]

Surviving a late summer sunset with little kids

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 7 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

I want to take you back to 2016. Back to the days when I was a newlywed. Pregnant with my first baby. Back then, I didn’t own a camera. Apart from our wedding(s), we had never had – or considered – a photoshoot. For anything. I didn’t have the easiest pregnancy. I was pretty sick […]

Why you *must* make a maternity shoot a priority

Woohoo! You’re having a baby! Huge congratulations, how are you feeling? I hope your pregnancy has been kind to you, and that you’re feeling amazing.  If not (I know I didn’t) then I hope your morning sickness/SPD/bloating/other side effects bugger off very soon. First things first, I am so glad you’re planning a maternity shoot. […]

What maternity session is right for you?

First off, CONGRATULATIONS!  I am so excited that you’ve decided that I’m the person you want to photograph your new family. Newborn sessions come in all shapes and sizes.  There are so many beautiful ways that we can capture your new baby and your family and it’s so important to choose the one that feels […]

Which newborn shoot is right for you?