I love this location for an afternoon of adventures with your family. Who knew you could be in the middle of Sydney but still feel like you are out in a field in the countryside? There are gorgeous trees to climb if your big kids are the adventurous type, grass to run in and sand to play with for those little ones. Turn off your phone for an hour or two, explore with your kids and let me document it. You won't regret it :)
Newborn + Lifestyle
Loved up. There is so much love in this family, it was awesome being there just to witness how they spend their days together. Four weeks into life as a family of three and some of that newborn uncertainty seems to disappear. All of a sudden everyone falls into their groove - mum and dad are relaxed in their newborn bubble, bath time becomes more fun than scary (for everyone involved) and you can just savour those moments together. Make sure you get in photos with your baby. That is what your child is going to want to see when they are grown.
This family just welcomed a new little boy and were keen to get everyone out and about to enjoy some time together. They wanted somewhere we could mix an urban backdrop with some wide open space for the big kids to run around. Fortunately Sydney has plenty of great locations to explore! We found a perfect spot to combine both.
Newborn + Lifestyle
I've been doing a lot of newborn session recently with older siblings. They are beautiful and fun and usually a little chaotic (that's life, right?). Coming into a session of just three - mum, dad and their gorgeous baby girl - is a different experience. There is so much tenderness, there are quiet moments together and there is a little magic bubble that surrounds the three of them. It takes me back to those days with my first born...the moments fade away but I definitely remember those loving gazes. Hopefully one day this little lady will grow up and see a reminder of just how cherished she is.
Family + Lifestyle
Summer is here and now is the perfect time for a family beach session! The days are long and the evenings are warm. This family combined their photography session with fish 'n chips for dinner on the beach. It's a great way to get an evening shoot in, especially with young kids! Take them somewhere they love where they can run around and enjoy themselves. The kids get to splash in the water, you get to have fun with them and relax (and bonus - there is no washing up!).
I'm booked for the rest of 2017 but still have some spots available over the January summer holidays. Do you have a favourite beach you live at in summer with your family? Get in touch, I'd love to do a session there with you!
This month I'm participating in a blog circle with some of my favourite Aussie photographers. Check out what they have been up for some . Next up is Jess Worrall – Urban Melbourne Family Photography Session, with an awesome shoot in the laneways of Melbourne.
Family + Lifestyle
Imagine a time, maybe ten or fifteen years from now, when you are sitting with your kids and chatting about what life was like when they were small. Wouldn't it be cool to have photos of your life as it is now, photos with you actually in them? In home sessions show a documentary side to your family in the place you spend the most time together. Capture the way your kids interact, just how tiny they really are and how safe they feel with you beside them. There is the silly dancing your kids do to make each other laugh, the sulk when you brush their hair, playing in the backyard together. Lots of little moments that make up your every day. Here's a taste of those photos from one family in Sydney's Inner West.
Get in touch to find out more about your own in home session. Weekend spots are pretty much full for the rest of 2017 but there are still some week day sessions available. I'm also taking bookings for 2018! Why not be one of those super organised people who get their Christmas presents done early and buy a photo session for someone you love? I keep telling myself I will be one of those organised people one Christmas...it hasn't happened yet :)