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Jonkers Farm Wedding Photographer – Olivia + Christian

Olivia and Christian’s Jonkers Farm wedding was a beautiful and meaningful occasion. Jonkers Farm is definitely one of my favourite Auckland wedding venues, the woodlands, the rolling hills, the west coast sunset… seriously, it’s a photographer’s dream! I will let the photographs speak for themselves… Venue: Jonkers FarmPlanning/Styling: Blume and Darling

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April 14, 2021

One Year On…

Today marks a year since I returned home to New Zealand, also a year since our harshest lockdown began. A year like no other, one we probably won’t forget, ever. It’s hard, to sum up, everything that 2020 was. There are so many others that have already done it better. Even still, I thought I’d […]

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March 23, 2021

Wedding Advice – Booking a wedding photographer

Where do I start? There are a bunch of different ways to find the ideal wedding photographer. Some of the most common are: via Google, social media, or word of mouth. Getting recommendations from friends or other wedding vendors can be great. Also, there are some wonderful wedding directories out there (with all sorts of […]

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June 16, 2020

May 2020 – Monthly Favourites

Here’s some of my favourite things from the last month… a cute Etsy store, delicious recipe, amazing courses, natural beauty fave and very bingeable Youtube channel. WEDDING/PJs// Piyama Etsy Store.A cute Etsy store with pyjamas and robes perfect for brides and bridesmaids wedding prep. Or anyone just wanting a cute new set of PJs! HEALTH/BEAUTY// […]

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June 12, 2020

David + Jessica – Taupo Surprise Sunrise Proposal

I am super excited to share this beautiful shoot today! David and Jessica are from the USA and were on an exciting adventure exploring New Zealand. David decided it would be the perfect place to pop the question and got in touch with me to plan to capture the moment! We had a lot of […]

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May 29, 2020

Paris with Elle & Am – Destination Travel Photographer

With all the extra time I have on my hands I’ve been sorting through some old photos that I haven’t yet shared. Why don’t we keep on sharing our fun travel memories and experiences now? We can still look forward to more adventures in the future to come! I’m as heartbroken as anyone to have […]

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May 26, 2020

Destination Travel Photographer – Paris

Nothing like a lockdown/travel-ban to make you reminisce on all your holidays gone, am I right? I’ve had many travel photos sitting in my drafts for a long while, and I am excited to finally start sharing them. Half of me feels sad wondering when we will be allowed to travel again, and heartbroken for […]

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May 20, 2020

Wedding Advice – Choosing your Bridal Party

Choosing your bridal party (bridesmaids and groomsmen) is a really exciting part of your wedding planning but can also be a tricky one. You may have had your crew picked out in your mind for years, or maybe you are stuck! You may have lots of friends and don’t want anyone to feel left out, […]

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May 19, 2020

April 2020 – Monthly Favourites

Here’s some of my favourite things from the last month… a couple of helpful wedding resources, foodie and business love and a longtime fave podcast. WEDDING SERVICE// The Curator.The Curator is an amazing wedding planning tool and resource. As it says on their site: “The Curator helps you discover unique, high-quality wedding vendors, keep track […]

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May 7, 2020

NZ Wedding Budget Tips Photographer

Wedding Advice – How to be an amazing client

I didn’t want to write this post in a negative way, and in no way want to come across as complaining or having a rant. There is so much I love about being a wedding photographer, a lot more positive than negative! 99% of my clients are amazing! I wanted to let you in on […]

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May 5, 2020

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