Plants cover the summit of Peak Hill, Canterbury, New Zealand

Peak Hill

Another winter hiking adventure I had recently was to the top of Peak Hill, which is sandwiched between the Rakaia River and Lake Coleridge. After walking up “Mount” Sunday the week before (which is pretty wee as far as mountains

Plants cover the summit of Peak Hill, Canterbury, New Zealand

Peak Hill

Another winter hiking adventure I had recently was to the top of Peak Hill, which is sandwiched between the Rakaia River and Lake Coleridge. After walking up “Mount” Sunday the week before (which is pretty wee as far as mountains

Mount Sunday, Edoras, Rangitata River, Canterbury, New Zealand

Mount Sunday

These images are from a visit to Mount Sunday, and the Ashburton Lakes area. I was introduced to Mount Sunday by Andrei & June who asked me to photograph their wedding here back in March. I knew at first sight of the place that I would HAVE to come back in winter to take some landscapes, and it didn’t disappoint.

Mount Sunday, Edoras, Rangitata River, Canterbury, New Zealand

Mount Sunday

These images are from a visit to Mount Sunday, and the Ashburton Lakes area. I was introduced to Mount Sunday by Andrei & June who asked me to photograph their wedding here back in March. I knew at first sight of the place that I would HAVE to come back in winter to take some landscapes, and it didn’t disappoint.

Close up - Newborn Photography, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Newborn Photography – Cora

Introducing beautiful baby Cora, images taken at 2 weeks old.   >> more info about portrait photography by Astrid Erasmuson.

Close up - Newborn Photography, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Newborn Photography – Cora

Introducing beautiful baby Cora, images taken at 2 weeks old.   >> more info about portrait photography by Astrid Erasmuson.

Wedding photography at Mount Potts & Mount Sunday, Ashburton Lakes, Canterbury, New Zealand

Van Dusschoten Wedding

Andrei and June held their wedding ceremony at the absolutely stunning Mount Sunday in the Hakatere Conservation Park. Even if you haven’t been there (by the way you definitely should!) you might recognise it as Edoras from the Lord of the Rings films.

Wedding photography at Mount Potts & Mount Sunday, Ashburton Lakes, Canterbury, New Zealand

Van Dusschoten Wedding

Andrei and June held their wedding ceremony at the absolutely stunning Mount Sunday in the Hakatere Conservation Park. Even if you haven’t been there (by the way you definitely should!) you might recognise it as Edoras from the Lord of the Rings films.

Maternity portrait, Christchurch, New Zealand

Maternity Portraits

The setting for my first ever maternity portrait shoot was, at first glance, less than ideal. Heavy fog with dull flat light… not exactly what you plan on for a portrait session at the beach! It was definitely one of those

Maternity portrait, Christchurch, New Zealand

Maternity Portraits

The setting for my first ever maternity portrait shoot was, at first glance, less than ideal. Heavy fog with dull flat light… not exactly what you plan on for a portrait session at the beach! It was definitely one of those

Cass Station, Canterbury, New Zealand. Art Photography by Astrid Erasmuson.

Cass

I’ve wanted to visit the little red railway station at Cass since I fell in love with Rita Angus’ painting (simply titled Cass, 1936) when I was a teenager studying Art History. It was – and still is! – my favourite painting.

Cass Station, Canterbury, New Zealand. Art Photography by Astrid Erasmuson.

Cass

I’ve wanted to visit the little red railway station at Cass since I fell in love with Rita Angus’ painting (simply titled Cass, 1936) when I was a teenager studying Art History. It was – and still is! – my favourite painting.

Wedding Photography by Astrid Erasmuson

Parker Wedding

A selection of my favourite images from Andy & Sarah’s wedding. Pre-wedding photography of the groom & groomsmen at the Ferrymead Heritage Park in Christchurch, pre-wedding photography of the bride & bridesmaids at the bridal couple’s home, and photography of

Wedding Photography by Astrid Erasmuson

Parker Wedding

A selection of my favourite images from Andy & Sarah’s wedding. Pre-wedding photography of the groom & groomsmen at the Ferrymead Heritage Park in Christchurch, pre-wedding photography of the bride & bridesmaids at the bridal couple’s home, and photography of