Put your best face forward!

The ‘barely there’ natural beauty look has always been a popular choice for bridal makeup. Timeless, it accents who you are, and is about presenting your best self. It also photographs beautifully, something important that not all brides consider. Acheiving this look is about more than just booking a makeup artist on the day. There are so many things you can do ahead of time to make sure you look your best.

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Wait... where are the people in these images????

I LOVE to photograph people.  I think that's obvious by now.  

But I USED to photograph landscapes way back in the day.  And I thought I was ok at it.  I would spend days on the road with a friend, looking for just the right light, then get out of the car and contort myself to just the right angle to get 'that shot' (oh, how I wish I was still that flexible!).

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Trash my DRESS???!!! What ARE you talking about???

Trash the dress sessions are becoming quite common in Australia, after starting in Las Vegas 15 years ago, as a way of combining fashion photography in dingy, dirty areas, and traditional wedding photography . They are HUGE in Germany and other parts of Europe, and I am sure you have all seen pictures that range from serene brides floating in forest lakes, through to mud caked brides, paint spattered brides, and in one famous case, a wedding dress on fire (don’t panic, it was faked!)

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