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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

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

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?

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

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?

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

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. Let me tell you about this gorgeous family right here. Arlo had just turned 1, and Isla was 3. Their bedtime was 6.45pm. These guys are our besties; […]

Surviving a late summer sunset with little kids

As Sydney enters its 11th week of lockdown, I’m so excited to be offering doorstep mini photoshoots. If a virtual shoot isn’t for you, then a doorstep mini allows me to shoot in-person at your home! They are perfect for newborns, maternity shoots, and families who want to remember this strange time of our lives […]

Everything you ever wanted to know about… Doorstep Minis

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

Virtual shoots, remote shoots, covid shoots, lockdown shoots…whatever you want to call them, I’m here to explain how they work, why they are awesome, and what to expect. It started as a little favour for a newborn client who was missing their shoot.  But the more lockdown photoshoots I do, the more I kinda love […]

Everything you ever wanted to know about… Lockdown Photoshoots