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Images that shine…

Was a pleasure to shoot Jane from U Shine Resumes at her personal branding session creating images to refresh her website and social media content – plus there were puppy hugs! A personal branding package is more than just traditional headshots.  We can include your work area, how you work, lifestyle shots, detailed shots of...
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but I’m not photogenic…

Photogenic: A subject (generally a person) is photogenic if appearing aesthetically or physically attractive or appealing in photographs.  “But I’m not photogenic” you declare. I call bulls**t! This translates to ‘I’m not comfortable in my skin’ (and why are you judging your self worth on your appearance anyways?!?) Not liking how you look in photos is very...
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Emma Race speaks at the Babes Project Rewriting Motherhood Forum

Rewriting Motherhood Forum – The Babes Project

I was very excited to be invited to photograph for The Babes Project again.  These guys not only do amazing work supporting soon to be mums, but are also so very welcoming of Riley when she comes packed with my cameras.  The Rewriting Motherhood Forum was another stellar event providing inspiration, laughter and empowerment through...
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Tangs Design Product Photography

Was great fun to do some product photography over the last couple of weeks for Tangs Design.  These gorgeous earrings are handmade in their Canberra studio.  With nature as inspiration I used flowers and fallen leaves to style the shots.  I am now ninja level expert at balancing earrings on floral arrangements!  The usual scenario is...
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When did I become that mum?

When did I become that mum that would rather clean up her mess than stop her making it? When I follow her around the supermarket saying ‘Sorry’ and ‘Just go around’ versus wrestling her into the trolley? Where I end up buying the jar of sprinkles she’s been using as maracas during the entire shopping...
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The Real Amanda

My best tip for amazing headshots? Let your inner confidence shine. So often the lighting, the pose, the smile – everything in a photo is perfect except the glint of fear or self doubt in the eyes of the subject.  “But I’m not photogenic!” you declare, “And I hate getting in front of a camera…”  Then...
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Just perfect in pink…

A new baby is the perfect reason to book a family portrait session. And there is nothing cuter than a new baby, except maybe her older sister lovingly hugging and kissing her.
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The “should Deadpool play roller derby?” wedding…

These guys trusted me to capture their day their way, were super welcoming of my little side kick and said awesome things afterwards: “HOLY FREAKIN’ WOW!!!! Love, love, LOVE our photos!!!! Thank you so much for capturing “us”! The quirkiness and personality is just pouring out of these images! I knew you would be the...
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This Girl Can VIC officially launches…

Well that seriously escalated!  I am so proud, humbled, grateful, inspired – all the feels – to be involved in the This Girl Can VIC campaign although I’m not sure I fully understood the scale of it all until today. View this post on Instagram Whatever your skill level, shape or size, we're celebrating women...
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The Babes Project: International Women’s Day Brunch

This year’s International Women’s Day theme #PressforProgress was a perfect fit with The Babes Project mission to empower a generation of strong mothers to raise great children.  Not only was the brunch spread spectacular but the work they do too: with mother’s who have been supported by the Babes sharing their stories and the importance...
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