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This year we took the stencil stickers off our pumpkins and decided to draw freehand. Rebekka began drawing on hers, meanwhile I got started on Lea’s – she’d asked for a cat with a heart nose. Then Rebekka looked over and saw what I was doing and decided she no longer wanted the heart-eyes emoji […]

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My Own Family Photographs

October 15, 2019

A year has passed since we had these photographs taken of our family. Lea was three years old at the time, but not for long. A few weeks later she would turn four and it would be the start of school for her! Having our family photographs taken was a wonderful way to bring this […]

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Creativity was calling and I’d been thinking about starting a new personal photography project when I came across the O’Clock Project on Instagram [see #oclockproject2019]. Led by Unscripted, the project is a month long creativity exercise whereby you choose the craziest hour of your day, then take a photo daily throughout the whole month during […]

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I’m delighted to introduce you to Johanne Bade! Johanne and I met at the Feel at Home Fair for internationals living in The Hague. We were both helping out on the stand for the Women’s Business Initiative International, of which we are both members. Her energy and enthusiasm instantly drew me in and I became […]

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“Babies are like little suns that, in a magical way, bring warmth, happiness and light into our lives.” – Kartini Diapari-Oengider To witness a mother love and care for her newborn baby is always so special. Are you expecting a baby this Spring? Drop me a line to book your session, I would love to […]

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Their labour playlist filled the room with a wonderful Brazilian beat as bright sun rays streamed in through the windows. A bottle of red wine was opened and a glass poured for the father-to-be. Freshly cut gerberas and tulips were placed on the dining table and on windowsills, perfectly complimenting the sunny February afternoon. This […]

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