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The Notting Hill Colourful House Phenomenon

Lets have a chat about photo shoots in residential areas + Instagram/blogger culture in general. If you follow basically any London blogger at all, you will have seen those iconic Notting Hill colourful houses. If you’ve ever been to London you’ve probably seen the insta-gals/guys with your own eyes posing in front of pink porches and […]

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August 23, 2019

Auckland Anniversary Photographer – Priya + Chase

This is a beautiful couple shoot I did a while ago for Priya and Chase’s five year anniversary. I realised I hadn’t shared it on the blog so I thought I’d post a few favourites today. We found a perfect, little long-grass field (used with permission of course!) and got some glorious golden hour shots. […]

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July 30, 2019

London Wedding Photographer – CJ + Harley

I’m excited to share this gorgeous, wee London wedding with you today! CJ and Harley got married in the South of Spain last year. I was lucky enough to photograph their day, and can’t wait to share it with you! A little before their Spain wedding they had to do the official, legal part of […]

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June 26, 2019

2018 Gin Jubilee – Auckland Brand Photographer

Just reminiscing that time I photographed 30 different bars in two weeks. I ran all over the city shooting up to seven bars some days, it was a busy time to say the least but so much fun and I got a few sneaky G&T sips along the way. This is a little preview into […]

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June 10, 2019

Waikato Wedding Photographer- Gemma + Ben

Gemma and Ben had the perfect, crispy Autumn day for their Waikato Wedding. I felt like part of the family with these two. This was the second of three Cleary sibling’s (Ben’s family) weddings I photographed , you may remember bride Johanna who is Ben’s sister and in December 2018 I photographed Ben’s other sister […]

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May 23, 2019

Auckland Engagement Photographer – Kelsey + David

This lovely Auckland engagement shoot is from quite a while ago (these two are married now!) but I thought I’d share a couple of favourites from it anyway! I love all the crispy Autumn city vibes. Kelsey is a bespoke bridal designer herself, and founder of the beautiful site Well Travelled Bride. You can also […]

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May 22, 2019

Coromandel Elopement Photographer – Jess + Andrew

So excited to share this beautiful day with you all today. Jess and Andrew opted for an intimate Coromandel elopement instead of a big wedding to celebrate their marriage. I LOVE this! Just their parents, dog Coco (how cute is she!?) and one of the most magical places in the world. One of my favourite […]

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April 29, 2019

Blenheim Wedding Photographer- Brayden + Olivia

I’m so excited to share this beautiful Blenheim wedding today on Brayden and Olivia’s one year wedding anniversary! (Yes I’m a little behind on the blogging, ok!) Where to even begin? Olivia and Brayden are not only clients of mine but friends too. It’s always an honour when you get to be a part of […]

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April 7, 2019

London Portrait Photographer – St Pauls Cathedral with Donna

When I first got to London I did a lot of exploring the city, all the touristy spots, as well as hidden gems. People ask me what I love about London, and there is so much! One of my favourite things has to be all the amazing people I’ve met so far. A few of […]

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February 28, 2019

Waikato Wedding Photographer- Plum Meadows Styled Shoot

I am super excited to bring you this lovely styled shoot today! This is a brand new wedding venue in the North Waikato that you need to see. We have been family friends with the owners of this property for years and I’m lucky enough to have this beautiful place just down the road from […]

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February 18, 2019

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