Ipswich Portrait Photography | Some of the People who make Ipswich

I really was struck today. I’ve been cleaning up my website – making sure the links work and blogs are categorised properly (you know…busy work when I’m trying to distract myself from the real work!) and I hit my People of Ipswich posts. For those of you who don’t know, People of Ipswich is a […]

How to take beautiful photographs of your child – Learn to see

A photographer needs to understand how to be a good viewer. Look at your favourite photographs – the ones you absolutely love. Learn to identify the universal thread in those photographs, learn to honestly see your own photographs and consider what it is you’re saying about the person within your image. But first…a word on […]

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How to take beautiful photographs of your child – Mindfulness

Children change daily. As a mother, I know those mornings when the children seem to have grown and changed overnight. To honour this extraordinary time of life, I believe we need to photograph more than just pretty pictures. It is not luck, but preparation that will improve the photographs you take of your child. Confidence with and knowledge […]

How to take beautiful photographs of your child – An Introduction

As a Professional Photographer, I believe that my role is to mark the milestones in your life – the things that matter, because you matter and you deserve to exist in print. I see my Family Clients once every couple of years when it’s time to add to their Artwork on their walls or create a new […]

PPAQ Print Exhibit – July 21 & 22, Substation Gallery.

In one week, I’ll be taking part in a Print Exhibit with the PPAQ (Professional Photographers’ Association Queensland) and I’d like to extend an invitation to you. It’s one thing to look at a photograph online, but it’s something entirely different to look at a photograph, expertly printed, up close. I’ll be joined by 11 […]

Tweens and Online Popularity

It’s been an interesting few weeks! My Miss has just become a tween and has entered the online gaming world with Minecraft (under our very watchful eye) which has led to some very interesting conversations. We’ve been talking about online friends vs. real life friends, followers, social media and likes…and how this affects our day-to-day […]

PPAQ Print Exhibit – Everyone Welcome!

Come along and say hello on the 21st & 22nd of July at the Substation Gallery for the Professional Photographers’ Association of Queensland’s Member’s Print Exhibit. Whether you’re looking for a photographer for your next event or you are a photographer looking for a community of peers, this is an event for you. About Salt […]

What is a CPP and why it should matter to you.

I’m really excited to announce that I’ve taken on the role of President at the Professional Photographers’ Association of Queensland.  I am passionate about providing a platform for the growth and promotion of the Professional Photography Industry in Queensland. I’m also passionate about helping everyone who’s thinking about hiring a photographer understand the importance of […]

Heartfelt

From the heart… This year I became a photographer for Heartfelt. “Heartfelt is a volunteer organisation of professional photographers from all over Australia and New Zealand dedicated to giving the gift of photographic memories to families that have experienced stillbirths, premature births or have children with serious and terminal illnesses.” To be welcomed into the […]

So I painted a backdrop!

I’ve been looking at painting my own backdrop for a long time now and have scoured through tutorials on the web. THIS ONE is by far the best tutorial that I could find and I highly encourage you to read it. The trouble though with all of the tutorials out there is that they’re mostly American and […]