Below is one image of a beautiful girl, from a Mentoring session that I did last Sunday. One of the questions that I am most often asked, is "Do you run Workshops?" The answer is No. BUT, I have just started to take a few mentoring sessions. My story is no different from so many budding new comers to this crazy industry. The allure of working from home, whils[...]
As my children have grown, and move through the different stages of their childhood, I have learned first hand how to photograph their age group. Now that I have teenagers of my own, I can honestly say that I LOVE love love photographing this age group, because I know that they are still so young at heart, and so full of vibrant energy. They are just waiting for per[...]
Last Saturday the 7th of December, we celebrated Ruby's 15th birthday. 15 years ago, I held this beautiful baby girl in my arms, and dreamed of the young lady she would grow into. 15 years ago, I never imagined that I would ever ever be the mother of a teenager (let alone 2, and eventually 3). 15 years seemed like an eternity, but here I am, thinking how on earth [...]
Truth be known, I could have just kept on photographing this little pumpkin for ever. So perfect, and so very loved. What a lucky baby girl. Most regular Digital Photography School readers are aware that a month ago I became a Dad. Our new son’s name is Xavier (you’ll get to know him over the course of this tutorial). I’ve previously written about the topic of p[...]
The time has come. Every year, just once a year and at my favourite time of the year, I offer an Autumn Mini Session Special. FIVE GREAT REASONS TO HAVE A MINI-SESSION 1. Autumn is AMAZING in Canberra OK, it is no secret that Autumn is my favourite time of year, but Canberra really does look beautiful. The light is as golden as the leaves, it really is a [...]
I love photographing families. Editing these images just makes me smile. Looking at their beautiful faces, knowing all of the hopes and dreams their Mum and Dad have for them. I can almost hear the giggles as I edit, it makes me grin from ear to ear. I guess this is what being a family photographer is all about isn't it.