Kapiti-Wedding

A Summertime Kapiti Wedding at Sudbury Farm

One of my favourite phone calls to receive goes a little bit like this: “Hey Mel, I’m _____’s sister. You photographed their wedding last year. I’d love to book you to photograph our wedding too!”   I adore when the siblings of past wedding couples get in...

Cake-Smash-Photography

Cake Smash Photography, yes or no?

‘Tis the season for cake smash photography!    I’ve been booked up recently with first birthday celebration shoots, and have a few more booked in before Christmas. The world of cake smash photography is a divided one - some clients absolutely love the fun of it, while...

wedding-day-priorities

Working out your wedding day Priorities

When you first get engaged, the process of wedding planning can seem a little overwhelming. Don’t worry - I’ve been there. Even years of experience as a wedding photographer couldn’t quite prepare me for the amount of organising, planning and booking that comes with your...

Entering photography awards- why I do it

If you’ve ever wondered about professional photography awards and competitions, how they work, and why I enter, keep reading! Today, I’m sharing a bit about the world of professional photography awards. And I promise, I’m not writing this just to talk about the fact that...