Family Photo shoot: Thomas Family – Somersby Falls

13.04.2018

Without a doubt Somersby Falls is one of our favourite locations for photo shoots, and for this family session we had the Falls almost completely to ourselves – perfect!

We’ll let the pictures speak for this beautiful photo shoot. Thank you Thomas family, it was an absolute pleasure.

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Kimberley & Phillip – 24.02.2018, Avoca Beach

08.04.2018

This was such a beautiful day! It has been a few weeks since we photographed at Kimberley and Phillip’s wedding, as we respected their wishes to wait with the posting of photos, until they had had a chance to send them to their families overseas first. But writing about their day now puts us right back. What we took away from their wedding was the love, happiness and fun everyone brought to the day. Kimberley and Phillip had their closest friends witness their heartfelt commitment – and we could feel how special these people were to them. And they were an entertaining bunch as well!

The couple had set up and decorated the grounds of a private house in Avoca, all by themselves – and it was stunning! One thing we will certainly not forget was the heat in this house though – challenging for the bridal party to get ready in, and for us to photograph, but the bride took in in her stride and it certainly did not stop us either.

We loved capturing the emotions of the day, from nervousness and excitement to pure joy and even a few happy tears. It was simply amazing to be a part of this. Thank you, Kimberley and Phillip – we wish you and your beautiful girls a lifetime of happiness together!

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Family Portrait: the Tuite Family

05.01.2018

Today we had a lovely family photo shoot to welcome the newest member of the Tuite family into the world. At just three weeks old, their gorgeous boy was wide-eyed for most of the session. The family’s garden was a perfect backdrop for our photo shoot.

We really enjoy doing family shoots – it is so beautiful to watch and capture the love and connection between people, especially when there are a different generations involved.

Congratulations again on your beautiful family, Tash and Pete! Thank you for letting us capture your growing family – it was so much fun! We hope that you treasure these photos, especially as your kids will be grown up before you know it.

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Hannah & Jordan – 09.12.2017, Yaruga picnic area & Wagstaffe Hall

Hannah and Jordan got married at a beautiful spot in Rumbalara Reserve, Springfield. They had asked us to capture them and their bridal parties whilst getting ready at separate locations before the ceremony. This is always a nice opportunity to photograph bride and groom individually and with their bridal parties.

Both bridal parties were so relaxed, no pre-wedding jitters in sight. They simply enjoyed themselves – as they should! The boys in particular were so laid back that they seemed too concerned for a guy on TV being booked by the RBT to worry about the wedding ceremony coming up!

Both wedding parties then made their entrance to the ceremony in a beautiful retro VW bus. A short and sweet ceremony was followed by family photos and a few bridal shots, before we started heading down to the reception.

Family and friends were still putting their final touches on the decorations of Wagstaffe Hall, which looked beautiful. Hannah and Jordan had done most of the things themselves – from the flowers, to writing their vows to decorating the hall. Hats off to that!

We finished photographing just before dinner (mobile pizza- yum!) was served. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your reception, Hannah and Jordan! It was a pleasure being part of your day, and we wish you all the best for your future together.

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Family Portrait: the Schyvens Family

16.12.2017

We met this lovely couple and their three girls for a mini family photo shoot at Mount Penang Gardens in Kariong. It was a wise decision to meet in the morning, as humidity and heat was already building up.

We started off with a few photos of the sisters. Very cheeky and adorable, as you can see! Working with children is unpredictable – they may be in the mood and give you a big smile, or they may be shy and apprehensive. But you always get the raw emotion – we love that!

In our family shoots, we always try to take a few non-posed photos, to capture the energy of the day and the special family bond in its natural flow. It was a joy to photograph you, Schyvens family! Your girls are truly blessed to have each other.

“A sister is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be.”

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Family Portrait: the Dickerson Family

03.12.2007

It is always lovely to see families requesting a family photo session; too often our lives are just too busy, and getting our family photos done takes a back seat. You may take lots of photos of your kids growing up – but how often are you actually in those pictures yourself?

For our mini photo shoot with the Dickerson family we arranged to meet up at a quiet part of Mount Penang in Kariong. With the forecast of rain, we weren’t sure whether we could go ahead with the photo shoot, but it turned out to be a stunner of a day with lots of fun both in front and behind the camera.

Thank you for being such a joy to photograph, Dickerson family!

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Family Photo Shoot – Murphy & Constable Family

17.09.2017

No two family photo shoots are the same  – you never know what to expect when it comes to the different personalities, their connection and interaction with each other. This family was so much fun! They had some good laughs with each other, which made for a relaxed atmosphere and showed how close a family they are.

Doing a family photo shoot with babies can be tricky, since their sleep pattern, comfort level and hunger determine whether they are happy to pose for you at all. Unfortunately we weren’t very lucky that day – Baby Aurora was a bit too tired to show us her beautiful face much and eventually even fell asleep! The family just rolled with it – whilst Aurora needed a little break we kept photographing the rest of the family.

Thank you for letting us capture your lovely family at Shelly Beach (and for braving the bindies on the grass…)!

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