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Cass Lane Wild Spirit Co Copywriting – Sydney Personal Branding Photographer

I loved working with Cass late last year to capture some branding photos for her copywriting business. Cass came to me with a serious case of Fear of Visibility Syndrome as there wasn’t a photo of her to be seen on her site! Originally, she thought she’d probably need around 3 photos all up, but […]

April 29, 2019

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Charlotte Hill from Chill and Nourish – Sydney Personal Branding Photographer

I can’t believe I haven’t shared these photos of Charlotte’s session in late 2018! Where has the time gone?! I loved getting to hang out with Charlotte in this beautiful space in Mosman to take some personal branding portraits for her to use on her website. Charlotte is nutritional therapist who has transformed her own […]

April 29, 2019

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Rachel Gadiel Sydney Personal Branding Photography Session

I’m so excited to share these snaps from a Sydney personal branding photography session with the gorgeous Rachel Gadiel! Rachel, a Sydney native who currently lives in San Francisco in the US with her hubby, was back in Sydney for a few weeks in April. She contacted me about booking a session in Manly while […]

April 29, 2019

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Family photoshoot outfit ideas for mums

Picking an outfit for your family photoshoot is such a fun part of the process. For some, I totally understand though that it can feel a little daunting as you navigate endless options about style, colour and of course, finding something you feel great in! For most mums, when you book a family portrait session you’re […]

March 14, 2019

Families, What to wear

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Family photography and branding session with Ciana Mandelson from Cradle Nutrition

Early Jan I had the pleasure of meeting with Ciana, her two gorgeous daughters Lulu and Cami, and Ciana’s mum Relle for a family photography and personal branding session at Balmoral Beach in Sydney. The session was a mix of family photos and photos for Ciana’s new business, Cradle Nutrition, as well as some family […]

February 3, 2019

Families

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Family photography outfit ideas for boys

Getting your kids’ outfits ready for your family portrait session is so fun! You get to be creative, play stylist and choose outfits that both coordinate with yours and express who you are as a family, preserved as memories you’ll look back on for years and years to come. When it comes to family photography […]

November 26, 2018

Tips + Tricks, What to wear

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The Bruce Family: Sydney North Shore Family Photographer

Hello everyone! I’d love to introduce the Bruce family: Peter, Linda and six-year-old Lily, who I had the pleasure of meeting last weekend at Balmoral Beach in Mosman for a family session. The bond between these three was evident from the moment we met; there is so much love and adoration from each of them towards […]

November 5, 2018

Families

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Family photos: Outfit inspiration for girls

What to wear is always one of the biggest questions from many of my photography clients, and it’s no surprise! What you wear in your photos impacts the mood, the feeling and even the overall ‘feeling’ of quality. If you’re making an investment in family portraits, it’s well worth spending some time thinking through clothing choices […]

October 24, 2018

Families, What to wear

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Baby Rylan: Northern Beaches Newborn Photographer

Little baby Rylan and mum Mikaela came to my home studio for newborn portraits and we had such a beautiful morning! I loved getting to know Mikaela, who’s lived on the Northern Beaches for a few years but is originally from Tweed Heads, up north. Mikaela and her husband James moved to the area when […]

October 18, 2018

Families, Newborn photography

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Baby Neeko: Northern Beaches Newborn Photographer

Everyone, meet little baby Neeko who I had the pleasure of photographing in Collaroy on the Northern Beaches. Toyah and Harley welcomed Neeko 3 weeks early, and now four weeks old, he’s absolutely thriving! Toyah and I worked together 10 years ago (how am I old enough to say that?!?!) when I was working at […]

October 17, 2018

Families, Newborn photography

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