THE TOP TOOLS I USE TO RUN A SUCCESSFUL PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO

As photographers, I don’t think we should underestimate the tools that help us be efficient and professional when it comes to running a business no matter if it’s a side hustle for you or full-time business. Let me take you on a tour of the tools and equipment that have been carefully chosen over my […]

IN THE SPOTLIGHT – NEW BRANDING IMAGES FOR GRAPHIC DESIGN CEO’s

Trish Johnstone is stepping into the spotlight with some fresh new pics! As the brains behind Oath & Stone designs in Canberra, she’s not just a graphic designer but also the CEO, and she’s on a mission to showcase what it’s really like to collaborate with her. The location we used this time around was […]

THE LATEST TREND IN CORPORATE AND SMALL BUSINESS HEADSHOTS IN CANBERRA

In today’s digital age, our online profiles serve as our digital calling cards across so many platforms. Having an updated and visually appealing headshot is, without a doubt, one of the most valuable tools in your professional toolkit. Whether you’re engaging with potential clients, building online presence, or revamping your LinkedIn profile, your headshot is […]

NATURAL HEADSHOTS AND TEAM PHOTOS FOR CANBERRA TEAM

Chiropractor working on a client in the canberra practise.

As a commercial photographer in Canberra, I’ve had the privilege of working with various chiropractic centers to create custom marketing imagery for their website and branded material. Each project brings its unique challenges and creative opportunities, and one recurring theme has been the desire for a less corporate and more natural look, a request that […]

A PERSONAL BRANDING PHOTOSHOOT IN CANBERRA HOTEL

A fellow chocolate-obsessed woman who loves to wear pink, we were bound to hit it off straight away! When my client, Canberra local Natalie Rayner, contacted me to create her personal branding photos and corporate headshots for her new events business, I was quite inspired because she is the first event coordinator I’ve ever worked […]

WHAT TO WEAR FOR YOUR HEADSHOTS IN CANBERRA

Unlocking the Magic of Branding: Why Your Brand Colours Matter in Photo Shoots You’re gearing up for that all-important branding photo shoot, excited to introduce your business to the world. You’ve got everything meticulously planned – the perfect location, a talented photographer, hair, and makeup booked. But have you considered the secret ingredient that can […]

WHAT DOES A LIFESTYLE PHOTOSHOOT LOOK LIKE?

It was seriously freezing on the day when Teegan, Laurie, and Lauren from The Sisterhood Collective showed up for their lifestyle photo shoot in Canberra. None of these gals live anywhere near ACT, so kudos to them for braving the cold with me. But hey, these ladies get the importance of making their business look […]

UNLOCK YOUR CREATIVITY – WHERE TO FIND IDEAS FOR YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY?

Do you often find yourself wanting to make new photos for your portfolio or just for fun but are stuck for ideas on what to photograph? The creative process can be challenging at times, and even the most imaginative of us sometimes hit a roadblock. Following a recent podcast episode on the Photo Diaries Podcast […]

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PERSONAL BRANDING AND LIFESTYLE PHOTOS

two blonde women in coats sitting on the steps with a coffee

With more and more small businesses being launched by the day, personal brands are being built alongside that. So it makes sense then that we are also seeing the rise of personal branding photography. Take one look at a business coach’s Instagram profile you’ll see their face dotted throughout their feed and all throughout their […]

5 EASY STEPS TO START SELLING IMAGES ON STOCK LIBRARIES

Remember that selling your images on a stock library is a great way to earn extra cash, but it can take time to see the dollars come through. From what I’ve sold so far, the average image is paying 90c, but each image is different and each stock library pays different commissions.  I feel it’s […]

A LIGHTBULB MOMENT AFTER PHOTOGRAPHER SAW RED

boy with red hair standing against deep green forrest looking at the camera with his sunburnt skin

So here’s how it happened- On a hot summer’s day while camping with my little family, I was struck by the boy across the campsite from us. His flaming fabulously cut red hair and burned-hot red skin reached me from across the way. I thought to myself ‘he would make a great shot for the […]

PROMOTING YOUR BRAND EXPERIENCE THROUGH THE POWER OF IMAGERY CHAT

Alright friends, here is a chat I want you to listen to. Darby Lyndon a Brand Strategist and Branding coach interviewed me on her podcast Brand Chats, and we talked all about ways you can promote your brand using the power of imagery. I go through my 3 part system of starting your own Image […]

BRIGHT AND COLOUR PERSONAL BRANDING PHOTOS

Dog alert!!! It’s not often I get to have a dog on the photo shoot, but Annie’s therapy poodle named Moose was very happy to model for us in her home office space this month. So Annie Crowe is a multi-faceted businesswoman who is a Neurodiversity and Accessibility coach, a Podcaster, a passionate Advocate and […]

NEW PHOTOS FOR URBAN SKETCH ARTIST

This is Bobby Graham, an urban sketch artist, educator, author, and publisher in Canberra. An elegant and intelligent woman I’m pleased to also call my friend as well as my client. She is one hell of a talented woman, Bobby travels around town documenting her daily life in rough line sketches. From the barrister making […]