baby elsa

Over two years ago I had the pleasure of meeting this sweet family when I photographed baby Ashlynn. It was lovely to be invited back, this time to meet and hang out with beautiful two-week-old Elsa. It was wonderful and slightly surreal to watch Ashlynn all grown-up and looking after her baby sister! They are such a beautiful little family. x

jess + simon

About eighteen months ago the lovely Jess had her first solo art show, which is a big enough deal at the best of times. It just so happened that, that very same night, her brother introduced her to Simon, and, well, that was that!

I felt very humbled and lucky to be able to spend time with them on their wedding day, held at the stunning Wairoa in the Adelaide Hills. The day was filled with Jess’s art in many forms (you need to see her awesome work if you haven’t already), from the invites and programmes to the many pieces dotted through her parent’s house. Jess’s signature painted pots were lovingly recreated by a clever friend in cake-form (beyond amazing – all 130 of them!)

They had the loveliest friends and family surrounding them for their just-perfect celebration of love, with their two little flower girls totally stealing the show! So much love for these two.

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at home: part 4

The first home I was lucky enough to photograph this year belongs to two amazing people – Dan and Amanda from E for Ethel. Their house has the same homely, colourful vibe as their wonderful shop (which you need to visit if you haven’t already) with plenty of pieces from Ethel artists making it onto their walls as well as lots of great retro finds! Such an sweet place!

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kate + luke

Here’s just some of the awesomeness that went down at Kate and Luke’s wedding:

Handmade wedding dress!
Corsages!
Star Wars figurines and dinosaurs!
Ukulele solo!
Smudgy red lipstick kisses!
Trespassing!
Pimm’s!

It was such an amazing day, one that is very close to my heart.
To say that Kate and Luke had a rough year would be putting it lightly, with Kate’s parents sadly passing away a few weeks apart from each other. In true Kate and Luke style though, they made their day a beautiful celebration of love and family, and as Kate put it, a time to celebrate new beginnings. Kate’s uncle walked her down the aisle and I don’t think he could have been prouder.

There were tears but so much laughter too, I am so grateful to have been a part of it.

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amy + martyn

Amy and Martyn had such a lovely relaxed approach to their wedding day, which included London cabs, polaroid adventures and the most amazing bunches by Robyn May Flowers. Also, check out the groom’s cufflinks..the best.

These two are just such lovely people with a beautiful group of friends and family. They had so many nieces and nephews running around, even crashing their first dance, brilliant!

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at home: part 1

Earlier this year (much earlier!) I visited some awesome Adelaide homes for Dear Eleanor. I thought I’d share them with you in a couple of posts!

First up is the gorgeous home of local creative couple Kyrie and Denis. Kyrie is the amazing soul behind Messagemark (awesome cards, DIY decoration kits and prints!) and Denis is the photographer behind the ball of light series (he was actually on the road travelling for one of these photoshoots when I visited them.)

I spent the morning hanging out with the lovely Kyrie, drinking tea and exploring their wonderful retro house!

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