The Annual Christmas Magic Photo Day!

It’s that time again and I can’t wait! I love taking these photos and hearing about them being shared with loved ones! There’s a lot of buzz about these sessions this year – book ahead to secure your spot or show up on the day. We’ll do our very best to fit your child in. […]

This Journey

Perfection, Perfection by Kilian McDonnell I have had it with perfection. I have packed my bags, I am out of here. Gone. As certain as rain will make you wet, perfection will do you in. It droppeth not as dew upon the summer grass to give liberty and green joy.Perfection straineth out the quality of […]

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Life with kids

My word, she makes me laugh…and so does this. Every time I look at this, I giggle a little louder. Our little Miss is about to turn 7 and life is messy, ordered, confusing, hilarious, serious and loopy. Yes, it’s life – life with kids and it’s amazing. Being a kid is tough, there’s lots to […]

Happy Galentine’s Day Gals!

No matter what you’re up to tomorrow, today is the day to let your gal pals know how much they matter to you! So today, let your “lady love” shine bright!   About Salt Mama Studio A trusted name in Family & Creative Portrait Photography; Salt Mama Studio offers a unique experience for parents who […]

Galentine’s Day is coming!

What’s Galentine’s Day? Oh, it’s only the best day of the year. Every February 13th, the day before Valentine’s Day is the day we celebrate our Gal Pals, our Tribe, our Best Friends – those who keep us sane by encouraging our crazy. Ladies celebrating ladies. It’s the best day of the year! This year will be the […]

“Out of Control” Parenting

Let’s face it, parenting is not for the feint of heart, especially when you’ve decided to give your child a much different upbringing to your own. We’ve certainly had our challenges over these few short years and they’re all a direct result of our choice to raise a strong, independent thinker. (Damn it!) A few […]

Happy New Year!

It’s overcast, I have a cup a coffee and my little girl is lost in the world of minecraft. This pause is peaceful. The world kicks back into gear for a lot of you today and Salt Mama Studio is about to turn 1. Whether you think of today as just another day, or a chance […]

A Guide to Portraits and Sizes

A portrait is more than just a picture of a person. The aim of portraiture is to capture the story behind the face.  This does not always mean that a portrait will be a realistic representation of a subject. Some clients choose to create abstract portraits – a portrait that may not tell you what […]

A Montessori Approach – a way of life.

My husband and I have always been conscious parents – at least we’ve tried to be.  From the moment our daughter was born, we’ve been very aware that we were raising an adult, not a child and we were ready to put her first. I like to think we got all our ‘selfish’ out before having […]

The “Santa” Question most parents dread…

I love Christmas, it’s one of the most magical times of the year – especially when you can look at it through the eyes of a child. Our little Miss is 6 and she’s one smart cookie. I remember taking her in to Brisbane City last Christmas for the lighting of the tree and I […]