Sean & Cathy Wedding – Lilyvale NSW

Sean & Cathy held their wedding in a beautiful hidden part of Sydney’s Royal National Park known as Lilyvale… Even though I had travelled past there many times in the past I hadn’t actually been inside the gates. The ceremony was held on a deck just above a running stream and the reception was 50 metres away in a bright, airy building in the middle of gardens and perfectly…

Posing Tips for Brides

Don’t pay to much attention to what you see in fashion and bridal magazines, those photography sessions can last for hours in order to produce one perfectly polished image. The one thing that people love to see in photo’s is personality and genuine emotion. As far as posing here are a few tips: Try to stand at 45 degrees to the camera and turn…

Family Photography

Not that long ago getting the family together for a Photo session was a well planned, special occasion. Everyone would get dressed up, hair and make up done and the family would have their pictures taken by a professional photographer. For many families it wasn’t just about getting a nice set of photos but It was a good opportunity to enjoy some quality family time…

Lee and Becky – Darkes Forest Horse Ranch

Below are some photos I took of newly engaged couple Lee & Becky. We had a nice early start at the Darkes Forest Horse ranch which is 1 hour south of Sydney. The plan was to beat the Saturday morning crowds of like minded lovers of horses. Darkes Forest is a lovely location for Photography with the session being made even more fun with the…

Tai & Moon’s Wedding Day

Wow! Cook Islanders know how to throw a party. Over 400 guests, a sea of floral tea shirts, floral headbands, fruit platters an Island band and the belting out of some well known Maori songs I enjoyed but couldn’t quite understand…. and that was just the service. Tai & Moon held their wedding at Nurragingi Reserve in Blacktown which was somewhere I hadn’t photographed before…

Grown-Up!

Many years ago an established Photographer friend asked me to be second shooter at a large wedding in the Hunters Hill area. My first job of the day was to cover the grooms prep at his family’s home. Pascale was getting ready upstairs when I noticed a larger than life childhood portrait at the entrance to his room. I began to set up the…