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Behind the Scenes: Creative Shoot!

Every now and then as a creative, you need to do stuff just for fun. Emily Rose Makeup & I decided that it would be so cool to start a project where once a fortnight our husbands give us a concept and we create a shoot around it. This keeps us constantly trying...

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Recommended makeup artists

I know it can be tricky knowing where to look, so I have compiled a list of my favourite makeup artists in Wellington & Wairarapa. Wellington/Hutt based: Nadia Hay. A freelance makeup artist with over 10 years experience in the industry. I have trained with...

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Behind the Scenes with PR Marketing

Woah! These two are a force to be reckoned with. They are so energetic, so fun and SO good at what they do.  PR Marketing is an amazing and truly unique biz that I've been so lucky to work alongside regularly. I got to hang with them and capture some branding...

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Behind the Scenes with Jess

Jess Stuart, amazing author, speaker and all round inspirational epic chick! We created some branding images for her, both inside the studio and out and about and she has so much style it was a total breeze. Big thanks to Sheryl Hyde for makeup. Check out our shoot...

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Behind the Scenes with Bridget

Bridget! OMG lady you were absolutely phenomenal. Thank you so much for bringing your incredible sass, vibrance and fun to our shoot. This was SO much fun and you look drop dead gorgeous. Thank you soooo much to the dream crew, Nadia and Lenaire. Check out our shoot...

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This is me.

A bit about my journey as a Photographer and what has inspired me to create my business and continue working with people!

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Behind the scenes with Emma

What an absolutely exceptional human. I think it's fair to say that for so much of the shoot I was absolutely blown away by the profound and powerful lessons Emma was teaching me. Her story is all about resilience. It's about being grateful for every day and living...

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Behind the Scenes with Snowy & Hazel

So it's actually a miracle that I managed to operate my camera at all with my DREAM DOG running around 😛 However, having someone as captivating, radiant and FUNKY as Hazel in front of you makes it easy to focus. Hazel was like everyone, nervous and I remember saying...

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Behind the Scenes with Ellie & Jennah

Come behind the scenes on a beautiful mother/daughter photo shoot! Jennah & Ellie were SO gorgeous to photograph and they so clearly adore each other. Emily Rose Makeup Artist & I were determined to show them how beautiful they are to everyone else and I am so excited...

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Behind the Scenes with Martine

"We spend so much of our lives playing small and then one day you realise that OMG I am nearly 58 WTH were you thinking?"- Martine This one was a biggie. I really pushed Martine out of her comfort zone because I wanted to portray a different side of her. There is such...

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Personal Project #3

Portrait Photography is story telling. The key is, figuring out what you want to say. I was on my knees in a lavender field at sunset looking up at Mel and feeling all sorts of things when I saw her looking like this. Before shoots I will always get some sort of...

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Behind the Scenes with Mel

I'm actually a bit emotional about this one! (That's not like me :P) Seeing Mel absolutely radiate in front of the camera throughout this shoot was so incredible to watch. I was super excited to be able to work alongside the beautiful and talented Charlotte Wilson...

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Behind the Scenes Milk Bath Photo Shoot

We had so much fun doing something a little bit different! We celebrated Lesley's new baby with a milk bath photo shoot and lots of colour!  So beautiful and so relaxing (for her not me of course haha).    

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Personal Project, Shoot #2

I really struggle to put into words what this project means to me. Not only do I get to work alongside Natalia who is out of this world talented, kind and generous but I also get to tell my own story, and you are all able to take away your own interpretations. Mel,...

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