Category Archives: Baby Photography

Bridgetown family portraits

Bridgetown family portraits. What better than some beautiful natural photographs of real moments for you to cherish. Longevity of my work is of upmost importance, so all my printing is done on fine art archival paper, using museum quality inks. Sessions can be at a location / locations of your choice. Or if you are…

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Portraits of my journey as a mother

Self Portraits of my journey as a Mother The process of creating another human being truly is a miracle. Today, a few years older and with child in tow, I got in front of the camera again, to document my own journey. Contrary to these photos, I am not someone who manages to embrace pregnancy¬†particularly…

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Enrique & Hamish. Manjimup Family Portraits at the Timber Park

Manjimup Family Portraits Seriously just how cute are these two? I had photographed Enrique when he was about 6 months old, and it was lovely to see how his little personality had developed. And now he had a brother too! As young boys are, they were not really interested in having their photo taken. So…

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Studio Portraits of Sidney

Studio Portraits of Baby Sidney Studio Portraits of your family are something to cherish. Especially with a little boy as adorable as Sidney. Sidney was 6 weeks old when i shot these. Slightly less sleepy than a younger newborn, and much harder to put in certain positions. I still got some super cute baby portraits,…

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Baby Portraits of Sidney on the Farm

Baby Portraits in Wool ShedBaby Portrait on the FarmBaby Portrait in tractor tyreBaby Portrait in wool shed

Baby portraits session with a difference, and something which surprisingly I haven’t done before. Probably because most mothers aren’t as game or easy going as Larissa, Sidney’s Mum.

Sidney is 6 weeks old. It was important to capture him in this environment, because as anyone who is a farmer will know, farming is a lifestyle, not just a job. Sidney will be immersed in this sub-culture until he is old enough to leave home. I adore the photos of him in the wool. He does look so comfy and at home. Even if he did come out a little bit smelly, I am sure the lanolin did his skin the world of good.

Normally 6 weeks is quite a difficult age to photograph newborns. They are sleeping less, woken up more easily and generally less malleable. Sidney was pretty chilled through out. Its great that his little relaxed character comes through in the photographs.

Portraits on the farm is one of my favourite types of photography. People are always very comfortable on home turf. Plus the nature of farming, being very rustic always lends itself to great photographs. I

I grew up in the country, and have had a lot to do with farms and farming families throughout my life. I’ve ridden horses since the age of 10, and have always had a strong bond with the countryside. Due to the climate in the South West, It is very lush and green at this time of year. I particularly like it because it reminds me of home (the UK)

After living in London for 10 years, it is very freeing to be surrounded by so much space. I really enjoy meeting farming families, and listening to their stories. For example I shot family portraits of Dicko, Tracey & their kids from Wyalkatchem in their old scrap truck. It was the same truck which Dicko’s Grandfather had driven all the way from Adelaide when he originally bought the farm in the 40s.

My brother is also a farmer out in Wyalkatchem (On the Wheatbelt) He farms crop and sheep. I find the Wheatbelt very different from the South West. It is desolate and isolating, and .. yellow. But the light is amazing, and the skies are Huge. Again, a place that produces amazing shots time and time again.

 

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