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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I love working with this family. They were anticipating the arrival of their second baby when we first met. Now they have welcomed their fourth. Their home is a wonderful blend of cultures and heritage, changing and evolving over time. We include special items in their photos – a blanket, earrings, clothing, a train set […]

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Motherhood. A celebration.

February 11, 2014

Growing a baby; it’s extraordinary, and so beautiful. The rain kept us indoors on one of the greyist days in winter, and yet there was so much beauty to be seen. Here’s a few favourites from a wonderful maternity session at 33 weeks of pregnancy. Pregnancy is beautiful, but as an animal lover, it was […]

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Oh, such wonderful memories! I was just browsing through client images with the intention to update my product samples and came across these images of a wonderful family I had the pleasure to work with and they made me smile so SO much. I love these special little moments you see here, I just had […]

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On a mild autumn day, just a few short weeks ago, I spent a wonderful afternoon with this beautiful couple and their son. Baby #2 is arriving in the New Year and will be a fabulous start to 2012. I can’t wait to meet the little one! Here’s a few teasers from their maternity session […]

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quiet anticipation

November 11, 2011

I’m just processing the order for this very gorgeous mama who’s due date is this coming Sunday. She’s glowing in all of her images, and whilst I have so many favourites from her maternity session, I love this one of her standing by the window in quiet anticipation. I can’t wait to hear of baby’s […]

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