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Newborn Photography: Samuel, 2 weeks old

Here’s a selection of shots from my shoot with baby Samuel, at only 2 weeks old. He was pretty firmly asleep for most of the shoot, but we did get some reluctantly awake shots at the end!

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Newborn Photography: Samuel, 2 weeks old

Here’s a selection of shots from my shoot with baby Samuel, at only 2 weeks old. He was pretty firmly asleep for most of the shoot, but we did get some reluctantly awake shots at the end!

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Wedding Photography: Lisa & Ben at Cashmere Presbyterian Church

Lisa & Ben were married in a beautiful ceremony at Cashmere Presbyterian Church, and marked their marriage with a Unity Candle ceremony (first time I’d come across this and I love it!). The light streaming in the church windows was gorgeous,

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Wedding Photography: Lisa & Ben at Cashmere Presbyterian Church

Lisa & Ben were married in a beautiful ceremony at Cashmere Presbyterian Church, and marked their marriage with a Unity Candle ceremony (first time I’d come across this and I love it!). The light streaming in the church windows was gorgeous,

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Wedding Photography: Marita & John at Swan Lake Gardens

Here’s some highlights from Marita & John’s gorgeous garden party wedding at Swan Lake Gardens. Their day was full of love and laughter, and was a simply beautiful way to celebrate their commitment to each other.  

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Wedding Photography: Marita & John at Swan Lake Gardens

Here’s some highlights from Marita & John’s gorgeous garden party wedding at Swan Lake Gardens. Their day was full of love and laughter, and was a simply beautiful way to celebrate their commitment to each other.  

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Wedding Photography: Amy & Jamie at Ouruhia Reserve

Amy & Jamie’s wedding day was full of family, friends & laughter. They had a sweet ceremony followed by a casual reception all held at a local reserve which Amy & Jamie had decorated with vintage teapots, masses of flowers and

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Wedding Photography: Amy & Jamie at Ouruhia Reserve

Amy & Jamie’s wedding day was full of family, friends & laughter. They had a sweet ceremony followed by a casual reception all held at a local reserve which Amy & Jamie had decorated with vintage teapots, masses of flowers and

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Wedding Photography: Annabel & Kent at Rossendale

Annabel & Kent first met at a Waipara vineyard event, so for their special day a vineyard venue was the perfect choice. They brought their family & friends together to celebrate their marriage at The Vineyard at Rossendale, at Tai

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Wedding Photography: Annabel & Kent at Rossendale

Annabel & Kent first met at a Waipara vineyard event, so for their special day a vineyard venue was the perfect choice. They brought their family & friends together to celebrate their marriage at The Vineyard at Rossendale, at Tai

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Wedding Photography: Vic & Ben at Loburn

Victoria met her lovely Irish chef Bernard in Christchurch. They travelled the world together, got engaged in Ireland, and then returned to Christchurch to marry. They had an outdoor ceremony at her cousin’s alpaca farm in Loburn, followed by a

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Wedding Photography: Vic & Ben at Loburn

Victoria met her lovely Irish chef Bernard in Christchurch. They travelled the world together, got engaged in Ireland, and then returned to Christchurch to marry. They had an outdoor ceremony at her cousin’s alpaca farm in Loburn, followed by a

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Wedding Photography: Kerry & Dave at McLeans Island

Kerry & Dave had an intimate ceremony in a marquee in Dave’s parent’s backyard. The day was overcast (perfect from the photographer’s point of view) but the sky cleared just as the sun was about to go down. There was

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Wedding Photography: Kerry & Dave at McLeans Island

Kerry & Dave had an intimate ceremony in a marquee in Dave’s parent’s backyard. The day was overcast (perfect from the photographer’s point of view) but the sky cleared just as the sun was about to go down. There was