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1st birthday cake smash photo sessions. I’m sure we’ve all seen photos of them. Who doesn’t like a cute baby with cake smooshed all over its face?! This here though, a session filled with loving and laughing and playing together, this is what makes my heart happy.  This is the adorable toddler little miss Emi […]


Emi’s 1st Birthday Photo Session

I have recently added a new question to the questionnaire I send out before newborn photography sessions. I love photographing touch – it’s my love language – and that can be especially wonderful skin on skin. In additional to seeing some gorgeous baby skin, how do you and your partner feel about showing some skin? […]


Baby Kit

I think Autumn has to be my favourite Melbourne season; a time of scarves and boots, wood fires, crisp mornings and the gorgeous colour of autumn leaves. There is something wonderful about a pile of crackly autumn leaves that brings out the playfulness in all of us. I challenge you to try walking past a collection […]


Autumn Leaves in South Morang // Melbourne Autumn Photography

What to Wear for a Family Photo Session if you are Overly Curvaceous (Plus Size) That’s how I choose to describe myself, overly curvaceous, and man is it hard to find examples like me and my family when I look for inspiration before we have a family photo session. (Because yes, I’m getting in front […]


What to Wear for a Family Photo Session if you are Plus Size

From cheap, quirky and good for a laugh, through to incredibly sentimental, this list of personalised photo gift ideas has it all. Whether you’re looking for Mum, Dad, grandparents, your best friend or boyfriend, whatever the occasion, there is something here for everyone. Choosing the Right Photo If you have some recent family photos that […]

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75+ Photo Gift Ideas

If you search for a beach maternity photographer you’ll probably come across a whole lot of photos with long flowing dresses waving in the breeze. That’s perfect if that’s the style of pregnancy photos you are looking for, but that’s not what I do. Natural, relaxed and real. Loving and laughing and appreciating this specific […]


Sunset Beach Maternity Photographer at Half Moon Bay Melbourne

I adore photographing newborns and families with young kids. The sessions are full of laughs and tickles and silliness. However, it’s undeniable that clients of engagement photography sessions that do as I request without needing cajoling or bribes, who settle into a snuggle without trying to wriggle away, do make my job that slight bit […]

Couples, Engagements & Weddings

An Engagement Session in the Bush // Claire and Hugh

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