WEDDING, ELOPEMENT & PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY FAQS
Where are you located?
I am based both in New Zealand & Australia. I am currently living in New Zealand in a beautiful town 1 hour and a half hours south of Auckland called Hamilton. Travelling between both countries regularly. In Australia I am located in a gorgeous little town 10 minutes south of Wollongong, called Primbee.
Do you photograph elopements?
100% in fact these are up there with my favourite kind of weddings. Elopements and small intimate weddings are so much fun! I have packages available with a minimum of 3 hours coverage for the couples who wish to elope.
Would you travel for our wedding?
Hell yeah! I am always up for an adventure, no matter how far it may be! In fact, I’m so eager to travel the world fulfilling my passion. (what an absolute dream!)
So if your planning on running away and getting married to your number one, whether it be in Australia, New Zealand or on the other side of world, just know, I would totally be up for coming on the journey with you. Just say when!
What is the best time of the day to shoot?
Lighting is key and one of the most important things that goes in to creating my clients beautiful memories. Late afternoon is full of lovely, golden light. This is definitely when I recommend to shoot, an hour or two leading up to sunset. I really try to avoid the middle of the day – harsh light and squinting don’t really make for the best photos, although a session can definitely be arranged depending on the location.
How do I book in my wedding or portrait session?
Simple! Head on over to my contact page and tell me a little bit about yourself & your partner or family. Be sure to include a preferred time and date and I can take it from there. To be fair to others who may want to book in on the same day, a 30% NR booking fee is needed to lock-in your session or Wedding Photography. But fear not, all packages can be paid off in instalments at your own pace before the session or your special day.
“I am super awkward getting my photo taken”, what can I do to feel more comfortable?
One of the most common things I hear is “I hate being photographed” or “I feel so awkward in front of the camera”. If these thoughts have crossed your mind, rest assured that I’m the photographer for you. You can trust me to use my witty charm and terrible jokes to make you feel comfortable and laughing from the get go. My photojournalistic approach creates a relaxed atmosphere, and allows you to let go and be your true self. My aim is to express your personality through each image, telling your story, your own way. I totally get how daunting it is being on the other side of the camera but once we start, I guarantee all of your fears will disappear!
I highly recommend checking out my Couples Adventure Photo sessions too! Not only is it a chance to practice for your wedding day but it gives you the opportunity to see how much fun it is to work with me and ultimately you will have more photos to look back on. Trust me, you won’t regret it. Check out some of the awesome things my couples had to say about their sessions here.