A Mama’s Gift

When Damian came to me to organise a present for his wife, I knew it was going to be challenging, but there’d also be a wonderful element of fun. He and his wife have this thing where they try and outdo each other every year for their birthdays and this year he wanted to up […]

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Celebrating the Now!

“Celebrating Now” was Rachel’s why. I love that. I also love that she trusted me enough to capture it. Trust is a big thing – I get that. If you have a specific goal for your photography in mind, when you’re choosing a photographer it’s important that you do your research and make sure you’re dealing […]

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Mr and Mrs Cook | Spicers Hidden Vale

Catherine and Clinton were married at the amazing venue, Spicers Hidden Vale in Autumn 2019. They had a beautiful ceremony surrounded by loved ones.

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Generations | Ipswich Family Photography

Deb’s family spans the East Coast of Australia and organising a photo shoot with the Grandparents and all of the grandchildren was no mean feat, but man….it sure was fun! I’m pretty sure the surprise of it all almost lasted until the viewing here in the studio ( almost!). With everyone arriving for Grandma’s 70th […]

How Family Portraits Boost Your Child’s Self Esteem

One of the hidden but powerful aspects of family photography that moms and most photographers rarely consider is how it can help us raise children with stronger confidence in their own worth and abilities. Psychologists and experts have done some work in recent decades exploring the link. A revealing study was conducted in 1975 with […]

Autumn Family Photography on Location

Autumn is on the way and that means gorgeous afternoon sunlit family photos, without the oppressive heat of Summer, are almost upon us! I wanted to share a few photographs of my favourite location with you, just 20 minutes from my studio. I love shooting here.  It’s a beautiful, versatile location that offers a great […]

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Jenny’s Family Photography In The Studio

I’ve always felt that a good portrait not only shows a fundamental human truth, but it also makes you stop when you see it hanging on your wall. This is what Jenny wanted when she brought her children in for a studio session with me and the portraits below are what we created together. Damn, […]

Karron’s Family Photography Out On Location

I love studio photography – I really do. I also love that my studio is air-conditioned in summer and heated in winter. But… In Autumn and Spring, I love to take it outside and if I’m not photographing in your home, I love one place in particular and I’d like to share a little of […]

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Ipswich Family Photography | Imagine your family

Imagine a portrait of your family. Confident, connected, hopeful, content. Fashion comes and goes, decor can change. This is Your Family. The art that we create together will stand as a testament to the connection you share today and will last for the generations that will follow you. More than just a photo shoot, this unique experience […]

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Studio Photography vs On Location Photography

Why would you pick one over the other? I’ve got a few thoughts.  Let’s explore them together.   To me, On Location Family Photography is all out fun. We pick a beautiful location (usually somewhere special to your family), meet on the day and get busy playing games that evoke particular expressions. The kids get […]