Styled Bridal Photo Shoot

“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy” – Anne Frank

 

 

Happy.

If there is one thing that is truly beautiful without fail, it has to be happy people.

As I have been growing my photography business I have realised that what I love capturing most about people is their happy. What do I mean by “their happy”? I mean what gives them a sparkle in their eye, what makes their heart sing, what means the most to them, and that, is why I love photography. Because when people are in love, or with people they love, they are happy, and what an honour it is to see that emotion through my lens.

Growing my photography has meant I have decided to branch out into other avenues, other opportunities to find and capture happy, and it seems to me that weddings are one place that you can guarantee to find happy. So weddings it is.

I had an idea for Bridal portraits, but no current bride, so instead decided to bring that vision to life with the help of a kind friend loaning me an AMAZEBALLS vintage wedding dress, and in the form of a beautiful and sweet model, Sophie.

It was insanely windy, but as any photographer knows… embrace the wind and you get magic!

It was so much fun.

If you have an idea for your wedding/elopement/engagement/couple shoot but think it might be a little crazy… you’d be surprised what I might consider actually crazy!

I am already taking bookings for 2019, so please get in touch. Let’s have some fun!

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Location: Little Stove Bicton and Point Walter sandbar

Model: Sophie @sophiestuddsย 

Dress: Sage Mickle

Props: JessieKay Treasures @jessiekaytreasures

Equipment: Nikon D7100, Sigma 50mm art lense and Nikon 55-300mm lense

 

 

 

 

Albany

“I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it” – William Shakespeare

 

A recent trip to Albany and a visit to one of my favourite places in the world, The Gap.

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The Gap is like nothing you will ever see in your life and I cannot recommend visiting it enough, I feel like my words will never do it justice and pictures barely do. But here are some shots on my little fujifilm x100T (an excellent travel companion if you don’t want to lug a DSLR), though they say that the best camera you have is the one in your hand, which is debatably true haha!

I don’t have a lot to write for this one – but hey if you are planning a small wedding or elopement in Albany… hit me up… there are some ace places for epic photos!

 

Equipment: Fujifilm x100T

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Tune of choice:ย Life is Fine- Paul Kelly

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Happy 2018!

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Let’s do this 2018! (click me!!!)

 

Looking forward to photographing your story in 2018

Click the link above to check out my 2017 wrap and an example of what you can expect when you ask me to be your photographer ๐Ÿ™‚

 

2018 has insane amounts of potential for harnessing little moments of joy, so lets find each other and then lets have FUN!

 

Poppy + Rhys

I’ll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours” – Bob Dylan

Is there anything sweeter than two people crazy for each other?

Clearly the answer to that one is a resounding NO ๐Ÿ˜›

Rhys is a friend of my husband and myself and when he started dating Poppy, it was clear there was something a bit special going on โค

Poppy + Rhys met me at Serpentine Falls (after a very exciting, read: terrifying, wrong turn down a red dust road in my Getz!!), with about an hour before sunset.

I knew that the waterfall paired with the bush surrounds had the potential to look amazing as golden hour descended, what I didn’t realise was just HOW cool it was going to look. What a treat!

Rhys had joked that they had bought a towel along incase I asked them to swim out to the falls in their formal wear. I laughed the laugh of a disbeliever and was promptly shown up when, after some lovely shots near the pool and on the rock face, they asked, “so… should we jump in the water now?” ummm YES PLEASE!

I couldn’t even predict just how awesome those ones would turn out, but suffice to say they are some of my (and their!) favourite images from the session.

This session was a total joy, and I am love in with all the gold tones in their skin, clothes and surrounds. Magic.

Just a bit of proof, if you choose me as your photographer I am VERY open to being a bit different! If you’re willing then I sure as heck am too ๐Ÿ˜€

I can only hope my next couple are willing to do something a bit different, who knows what we could come up with!

Jess x

Equipment:

Nikon D7100, Nikon 55-300mm, Sigma 55mm art.

Rhys dressed by Aquila Menswear

Poppy dressed by the op-shop (love it!)

Location:

Serpentine Falls, Serpentine National Park Western Australia, south and a bit inland from Perth.

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