As part of a fabulous styled shoot in the Loire Valley, I was lucky enough to be able to photograph 3 wonderful women for a styled shoot at Manoir de Jouralem. The weekend was one packed with creativity and female energy, celebrating and a long list of incredible female run businesses and freelancers. I truly fell in love with the romantic location we were shooting with as well as many of the stunning products we were showcasing. This was a great way to network with a new group of wedding vendors and practice a lot of fast paced group shooting with other photographers. Thanks to all the women and vendors listed below for making this all happen! x
At the end of a wonderful creative weekend at the beautiful Manoir de Jouralem in the Loire Valley France, we finished off our time there with this fabulous styled sleepover. The slumber party was held to showcase all the wonderful products from our vendors who contributed to this crazy weekend of photo shoots, styling and fun. A big thank you to all our wonderful vendors and beautiful models for making this shoot happen! You can find them on Instagram with the links below.
Bridesmaid T Shirts: The Lovely Little Label
Bridesmaid Gift Bracelets: Honey Blossom UK
Venue: Manoir de Jouralem
Slumber Party Sweets & Macarons: Crystal Tweedy Hedeman
Florals & Styling: Anastasiya Makarenko
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/anastasiyasblooms/
Champagne: Albert Beerens
Champagne Sourced by: Cynthia Coutu
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/delectabulles/
We were lucky on this Paris morning to get a wonderful quiet, sunny day in the city. The American couple and I started our photoshoot off at the popular photo location Trocadero, before moving on to one of my favourite spots to shoot at... the Louvre! Photoshoots like this in Paris never seem to get old. There are always new spots to explore and different angles to shoot from. But one thing remains the same, and that's the need to stop for a coffee and a croissant at the end of it. x
I was lucky enough to join the team for this gorgeous styled engagement photo shoot in Paris earlier in 2019. My friend and fellow photographer Krystal Kenney and her fiancé Giuseppe celebrated their engagement on the famous Pont Alexandre III bridge on a perfectly grey Parisian day. A combination of talented wedding vendors and knowledgeable stylists and event organisers made this an incredible shoot to be part of. So happy for this beautiful couple and can't wait to celebrate with them at the wedding! xx
Models - Krystal Kenney & Giuseppe
Event organisers and styling - Michelle Wahila & Justina M
Hair and make up- Joleen Emroy
Dress - Perfect Fit Bridal Couture
Hair piece - The Lucky 6 Pence
Flowers- Myra Stafford
Having known Tess since childhood, it was a real honour to be asked to be the photographer for her wedding at the gorgeous St Margrets Cafe in Auckland this year. Tess and Franco were blessed with beautiful (hot) weather for their special day in Karaka, which resulted in some pretty summery shots among the blooming flowers. It was a wonderful, relaxed day, filled with the love and support of family and friends, and a tonne of laughter as the event moved on. The bouncy castle was a seriously cool addition to the wedding that all got to enjoy! Thank you Tess and Franco for trusting me with capturing your wedding day in New Zealand. x Ainsley
I was so happy that this effortlessly chic couple Jen and Mao chose the Louvre Museum for their Paris photo shoot. The parisian location made a beautiful backdrop for this glamorous couple who were on vacation from Canada. We also took a stroll around the unique Palais Royal, another favourite location for photo shoots, before stopping of for a coffee and breakfast in an elegant cafe. Thanks so these two for choosing me as their Paris photographer!x
As Paris approaches winter I look back on one of my favourite winter shoots... Fierce couple Kristen and Adam braved the cold with me on one of Paris's coldest days for a photo shoot under the snow. How lucky we were to be able to shoot with such a magical back drop. I love the results from this photo session, it was totally worth freezing our butts of for! Of course we rewarded ourselves with a chocolate chaud after the shoot at Carrette on Trocadero. Thank you to these two for choosing me as your Paris photographer and braving the cold! xx
I love doing photoshoots in New Zealand. After so many years in Paris, being able to work as a photographer on a beautiful NZ beach is such a novelty. This shoot with Christine and her whanau was so much fun and it was a pleasure to be able to capture their family's spirit in this beautiful location in Gisborne. I'll be based in the Bay of Plenty for the next couple of months and available for shoots so please get in touch for your own!
American couple Reshma and Greg joined me for a sunrise photo shoot on a gorgeous sunny morning in Paris. The popular spot of Trocadero was quiet on this crisp morning and we were able to get some stunning shots in front of the Eiffel tower at sunrise. I'll be back in Paris in June 2020 so make sure you get in touch for your own special shoot!
I was invited into interior designer Danni-Lee's Auckland home for a personal branding photo shoot earlier this year and I love the results! Launching a new business is tricky business and it's important to have the right profile of images to use on your website and social media accounts so that your clients know who to trust. As a photographer, I love doing personal branding sessions as each one is so different, representing your unique brand and personality! If you're looking for your own photo shoot in Auckland this year make sure you get in touch with me! If you love the look of Danni's home as much as I do make sure you check her out here!