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I have to say, this session has to be up there with my most favourite maternity sessions to date! I say this so often, but lighting and location is EVERYTHING. And I’ll be honest, when we first arrived at this session at 3.30pm, it was getting dark! It was overcast and dull…. But I am […]Continue Reading


The Hillyards. You may recognise these faces, I have been photographing these beautiful people for over 6 years! It all started when I photographed Deanna and Michaels engagement and then wedding in the beautiful Mangawhai heads. Since then, Nanna Hillyard has been booking extended family sessions for her whole family every two years. I LOVE […]Continue Reading


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Emma and James are getting married TOMORROW!! I am SO excited to share in their special day. We met last night for this quick engagement session at the park which is two minutes walk from their home. It was the most amazing autumn evening light. I love that they bought Charles their beautiful lop eared […]Continue Reading


One thing I always notice when photographing families, is connection. 90% of my job is to observe and capture the connection both physically and emotionally between members of a family. It is so interesting to see how the connection between family members changes and evolves throughout the many stages of their journey. And yet each […]Continue Reading


I’ll admit it, this shoot took place a few weeks before Christmas, so this blog has been a long time coming! Clients who book within a month or two before Christmas often miss out on a blog post due to the insane busyness of the silly season. But I LOVE this lifestyle family session, so […]Continue Reading


I could not have asked for a more dreamy location for my very first destination family photo session. Over the summer holidays, we spent a blissful 5 weeks freedom camping around the South Island of New Zealand. I was beyond excited when Shannon contacted me to book in this photo shoot at beautiful Lake Ohau. […]Continue Reading


I couldn’t bring myself to break tradition this year, so as per usual, my first blog post for the new year is Atlanta’s birthday party. The big 8 year old birthday bash!! I had fun with this one… and seriously I left the planning until the last minute! Luckily, after years of putting together these […]Continue Reading


Can we just talk about social media for a second? I swear its a topic related to this beautiful family I’m about to show you, and not completely off subject! In some of my social circles (physical, not online), social media – specifically instagram, is spoken of using a lot of words like ‘fake’, ‘not […]Continue Reading


Warning… Long post ahead! I just couldn’t narrow down the photos for this session. This extended family photo shoot epitomises all that I love about them… So much fun, laughter and love all captured in one session. Amazing choice in location, great time of the day, and one big relaxed family. SO many beautiful moments […]Continue Reading