Remember that time when we realized that we had a few friends in Australia and we decided to host a workshop!? And we did a shoot on the dunes of Adelaide?! Oh it was a dream!! You’re going to love this shoot and I still can’t believe how amazing this shoot turned out! It’s normally hard to plan a shoot on the other side of the world but not in this case. We had the most amazing group of vendors and we were blown away by their talent and support!!
We miss our sweet friends in Australia and the exciting thing is that we’re COMING BACK!!! Ah!!!! We’re coming back to Australia in January 2016 and we cannot WAIT! The CREATIVE @ HEART conference is coming to Sydney and Brisbane in January 2016 and we’re so honored to be a part of this!! We’ve had a few questions about whether or not we’ll be hosting another workshop either in Sydney, Brisbane or New Zealand and we’re just going to be honest and say “If they ask, we will come!”. If we have some interest, we’ll most definitely work hard to try to make it happen!! WE MAY NEVER come back to Australia… I’m serious! At least not for a long time…. we’re not having kids right now…. but we can’t stay on the 5 year plan forever! (cue the baby comments) haha So this may be our last Australia adventure for a little while and we’re excited to make the most of it!!!!
Enjoy this beautiful seaside shoot from our workshop and a BIG thank you to Style Me Pretty for featuring it!! You can view the feature HERE!
Styling | By Gabrielle
Floral Design | In Bloom Floral Art
Dress | The Vintage Bridal Boutique
Stationary | Alicia From Akimbo
Makeup | Coloured Lips Makeup Artistry
Hair | Obsessed With Beauty
Location | Adelaide Beach Front
Rentals | Sash Events
The day started with bubbly personalities and bubbly drinks in the historic Linden Row house in downtown Richmond. I walked in, found Leah and then one by one I met her amazing bridesmaids. From the moment I met them all, I knew this was going to be a fun day, not lacking any energy! I loved the way this day started…. however, it got even better the moment dad walked in.
It’s an exciting day in Youtube land! We have just launched a brand new series that we’re really excited about!!!! So often when I’m going through KJ All Access episodes and editing our behind the scenes coverage of our wedding days, I find myself noticing a lot of scenarios that require a lot of thought and problem solving in order to create a FINAL image that I love!!
Gosh it feels good to do what I love to do again! This was my first shoot back since maternity leave ended and I loved every minute of it! I have known Matt and Abby for years and years and so while this was a true portrait session with paying clients and outfit changes, etc…. it was also a shoot with dear friends and it was wonderful to spend some time with them!
First of all, let me just say, I do NOT endorse not hiring a professional birth photographer! As you read this, keep in mind that I desperately wanted to have my friend and fellow photographer Jill with me during my fourth birth. I was heartbroken that she wasn’t allowed to be there!
Have you ever showed up for a wedding or a portrait session and took one look at the location and thought…. “You’ve got to be kidding me!!! How am I going to make this work?!” I have. I have had so many scenarios in my career where I have thought….“Ok, how in the world am I going to make this lousy location work as a great portrait location!!?”.
It still feels surreal to tell people about what we do for a living. We photograph weddings and we teach other people how to photograph weddings. It’s quite literally a dream job for a creative like myself who loves people! Every month when we do these Student Spotlights, I’m reminded all over again how much of a privilege it is to be a part of these photographer’s lives and play a small role in their stories.