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Amanda & Olly {prewedding}

Just four more sleeps until London-based Amanda and Olly celebrate their wedding at Maitraya Retreat. So lovely to have the opportunity to get to know them better at the beach yesterday, and completely in love with the photos we captured.

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Pepper & Salt {family portraits}

If you’ve been to Denmark and you’re a foodie, chances are you’ve been to Pepper & Salt Restaurant and tasted Silas’s amazing food, which gives a solid spicy nod to his Fijian Indian heritage. As Silas says, Ang is the Salt to his Pepper, and their three children are the spicy blend of the two!

While Ang’s parents were visiting from over east recently, we headed down to the beach on a stormy afternoon for what turned out to be one of the most fun photo sessions ever!

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Genaye & Daniel {wedding}

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I love my job and the beautiful people I get to spend time with. It always feels like such an honour to share someone’s wedding day with them, and I love the journey of getting to know them in the lead up as well as on the big day itself.

Now living in Darwin, Genaye and Daniel returned to Albany to get married. Daniel and the groomsmen got ready at Daniel’s grandfather’s home while the girls were up the road at The Temple Spa. They had the most perfect spot for the ceremony on their very own block of land by the beach. Surrounded by beautiful peppermint trees, Jo from Eclectic Events and Lindy from Lush Floral Designs made it look even more perfect for the ceremony conducted by celebrant, Kate Thomas. Jo and Lindy worked their magic again to make the reception at Carlyles Function Centre picture-perfect too. Genaye and Daniel are now, escaping Darwin’s wet season and enjoying a five week adventure in Italy.

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January 5, 2017 - 10:56 AM

Andrew - Beautifully captured as always, great work!

January 7, 2017 - 8:39 PM

Allure - The emotion you captured in the families and friends you photographed was truly amazing!

All The Girls {studio portraits}


I love how all their personalities shine through, not just in their choice of outfits but in their approach to being photographed. This session in the pop-up studio was such a delight with this beautiful family. I’m fully booked now until the new year but taking bookings for 2017. Get in touch for more info.

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Kelly & Jason {wedding}


This wedding was always going to be a little bit special with a Chinese tea ceremony, a bride who loves to create surprises and a groom who was not only in for surprises on their wedding day but had no idea what their honeymoon involved! It was an intimate affair with just 15 guests…wait, 17 guests – that was the first surprise for Jason when two of his best friends turned up having driven for 4 hours to get there. (I’m guessing Jason realises he has an awesome new wife.)

The ceremony took place in the brand new courtyard at Aiyana Retreat with the beautiful Maggie Anderson as celebrant, and was immediately followed by a traditional Chinese tea ceremony involving all the guests. Kelly and Jason had allowed plenty of time for location photos, and with no bridal party we were able to get creative, with plenty of quiet moments amidst the joy and celebration of their day. Afterwards they met back up with their guests for a candlelit long table dinner in the cellar door of Forest Hill Winery with Pepper & Salt chef, Silas wowing everyone with his amazing dishes.

Kelly’s hair and make-up was done by the team at The Temple in Albany and Jason gets a special mention for his crane-folding skills.

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