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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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‘Impressions’ has evolved into a glimpse into my life as a mother and photographer. It’s a memory-bank for my family. I love that about it! It’s become a way of capturing the experiences and moments that I want to remember in the future when the time comes to take a trip down memory lane. It […]

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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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I’m sharing some of our Christmas traditions for this round of ‘Impressions‘. We blend traditions from the UK (where i’m from), Germany (where my husband is from), and The Netherlands (because our children are growing up here). Here’s a glimpse of our December moments.. [1] Decorating the Christmas Tree We bought our Christmas Tree the […]

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Time spent with friends, travel to see family, a birthday party and halloween.. here’s a glimpse into our September and October! [1] Friends There is always fun to be had when these four are together. And do you see Bruno the bear nestled in next to Rebekka? He was visiting from Rebekka’s school for a […]

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