How to Prepare for your Family Photography Session

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So you’ve booked and scheduled the family photography session – congratulations, by the way! But what comes next? There are a few things you can do ahead of time to make your session run as smoothly as possible. Here are my tips on how to prepare for your family photography session: Get excited! Letting the […]

Why Family Portrait Photography is Important

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There’s always a reason to put off professional family portrait photography, right? We can’t afford it right now, when I lose weight, after I get my hair done, the kids can’t sit still yet, we’ll wait for a special occasion. . . it can be easy to make excuses. Think back to your own childhood, […]

Why Choose Studio Portraits?

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Studio portraits have been popular since the dawn of photography. Even longer if when we consider that artists have been painting against neutral backgrounds for hundreds of years. With trends in family photography moving towards a preference for the outdoors (eg. sunset sessions), you may be wondering if a studio session is the right fit […]

What to Wear for Your Maternity Photo Session

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Deciding what to wear for your maternity photo session can be challenging, not least of all because you’re heavily pregnant and your usual go-to may not fit. In my Launceston based photography practice, each of the maternity photo sessions I have done so far have been styled very differently. Our sense of style will of […]

I’m Not the Photographer for You If:

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Knowing how to choose a photographer is no simple task. It’s important to make sure your photographer is on the same page when it comes to capturing your story. Truth be told, it’s just as important to focus on what they don’t offer. The simple fact is, I’m not going to be the right photographer […]

Why You Should Have a Winter Photography Session

You might think that Winter in Tasmania is a less than ideal time to update your portrait. But don’t underestimate a Winter photography session! I really believe that any time of year is a perfect time to document your reality, because the reality is, life goes on in the cold months too. Here are 4 […]

What is a Client Closet? (And Why I Don’t Have One)

Nowadays, a client closet (also referred to as a client wardrobe) is a convenient and popular service for family and portrait photographers to offer. I totally get it – you won’t have to buy new clothes or worry about your outfit choice. Plus, as the photographer, I would have control over how you present in […]

What is an in-home photography session?

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An in-home photography session is exactly what it sounds like – a session shot in your own home, capturing your authentic lifestyle. This is a perfect way to document your life exactly as it is in this moment in time to remember forever. Who is an in-home photography session for? In-home photography sessions are particularly […]

How to Prepare for your Outdoor Photography Session

In my Launceston home studio, I’m able to control the light, temperature and backdrop, so it’s really easy to prepare. And yet outdoor sessions are their own kind of special, and who could say no to that natural light? Realistically though, outdoor sessions are less predictable than in-studio. So here are some tips to prepare […]

Why I Use Film

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As a family photographer here in Launceston, I made a conscious decision from the beginning to use film exclusively in my work. Perhaps you’re wondering why someone might choose film in today’s digital world? Well, here are 5 reasons why I use film: 1. Film photography is where I got started My very first camera […]