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Whether it’s a photo session, wedding photos, or just taking a photo for you driver’s license, getting photos seems to strike fear into the bravest of folk. It doesn’t need to be scary, and there’s a few tips that can make it a bit easier. Here are a few things that I have found make […]

3/19/19

4 Tips for a Great Photo Session

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When you started being a photographer you thought it would mean lots of taking photos and not much else. Or I did at least, and I quickly learned that working for yourself can feel totally overwhelming at times. So it’s time to learn how to work smarter and not harder. It’s not being lazy, it’s […]

3/18/19

How To Automate Your Social Media

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  Work with a good team. You’re only as good as your team, and if the model, make up, or wardrobe doesn’t look good, it doesn’t matter how good your photography is, it won’t have the same impact. Be aware of trends, what is in style at the moment(clothing wise and photography-wise), seasons, and look […]

3/11/19

5 Tips for Becoming a Fashion Photographer

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There’s a plethora of cafes, shops and things to see when you come to Byron. For such a tiny town, it sure packs a lot into a few small streets. With such stunning beaches, beautifully decked out cafes, and boutiques aplenty there’s lots to see and do while you’re here. Here’s a roundup of a […]

3/11/19

5 Places to Visit In Byron Bay

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I’m a water baby through and through, and shooting at the beach is one of my favorite places to shoot. Working with the sun can be a bit of a challenge sometimes, and there’s a few easy tips to make it work for you instead of working against you. Let me know if you try […]

3/11/19

5 Tips for Shooting At The Beach

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One things I get asked a lot is what gear I am shooting with. While I think it’s ultimately the photographer’s vision that gets the shots you see, knowing what they’re using and why can help you achieve a similar look in your own work. Writing this I’ve realized so much of why I do […]

3/11/19

What’s In My Camera Bag

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As a photographer you can end up wearing 20 billion different hats trying to juggle all the roles in your business. It’s not sustainable to be busy 24/7, so I’m always looking for ways to make my workflow more streamlined and not waste time on things that could be done in a more efficient way. […]

3/11/19

My Favorite Apps for Photographers

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We all have spent hours scrolling through perfectly curated feeds, wondering how do I get my feed to look like that? Especially as an entrepreneur when having a strong social media presence is so important. Consistency is key, and having a strong visual identity when the decision whether someone will follow your account, or not […]

3/11/19

How To Shoot Better Images For Instagram

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Marketing is such a huge topic! Learning how to do it effectively could never fit into one blog post. Here are 3 basic tips of the principles around it, and things to start thinking about if you are starting out.   Know What You Are Doing And For Whom A huge part of creating an […]

3/11/19

How To Market Yourself As A Photographer

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Shooting with natural light is my favourite way to shoot. I love the feeling of being able to capture a moment that exists only for a short amount of time, on a certain day. Natural light gives you a full spectrum of moods over a whole day, through different seasons, and different types of weather. […]

3/11/19

How to Shoot With Natural Light

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