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In this age of smartphones and instant sharing, there’s no denying the allure of digital files.  After all, all we have to do is snap a pic, swipe, and voila – our cherished moments are right there on our screens.  Sure, digital files offer convenience and swiftness, but let’s be real – they come with […]

If you’ve spent any time around here you’ll know that as a Pukekohe newborn and family photographer, I understand the importance of cherishing and showcasing your precious moments through printed art. Whether it’s those adorable newborn portraits or cherished family milestones, finding the perfect way to display your memories can bring joy and warmth to […]

We all know how important family photos are. They capture memories that we will cherish forever. But sometimes, getting the whole family to cooperate can be a challenge. Here are some tips to make family photo time fun for everyone. Why family photos are important In a world where we are constantly inundated with images, […]

Today I’m spotlighting another of our products  – our storyboard or collage frames.These are the perfect way to display multiple image from your session in one combined frame. If you are short on wall space or love the idea of telling a story with your photos, then these could be the perfect option for you. […]

It’s definitely been an interesting last few months here in Auckland and it’s hard to believe that Christmas is only a few days away!! I know a lot of Christmas events and Santa photos have had to be canceled this year due to Covid – including the ones we were due to do out at […]

Today I’m spotlighting another of our products  – and I think these are my absolute favourite way to display photos in your home. I have a bunch of them on my own walls, with the plan to add many more. These are our metal prints – yep you heard me right, your images printed directly […]

My niece and I do a photoshoot every year for her birthday and this year for her 5th birthday she was adamant she wanted to be Moana. Everything with her at this time was all about Moana so it was definitely an appropriate theme – and what girl doesn’t want to spend some time being […]

Today I’m spotlighting one of my favourite products – the humble photo album. I’m sure we all have fond memories of sitting down with our parents and grandparents and scrolling through the albums that tell the stories of our lives – and if you don’t have those memories I feel sorry for you. There is […]

Having the special moments in your life documented by a professional photographer is something you will never regret, and these treasured photos will only become more important over time. But we get it, those stunning metal prints for the wall, or the beautiful album containing all of the photos of your precious newborn can be […]

If you’re preparing for a photo session with your kids, you may be feeling a bit apprehensive – what if they don’t behave? What if we don’t get any good photos? Children aren’t always easy to deal with, which is why the below tips will definitely come in handy before your upcoming photo session. 1 […]

This is my Nana. Dulcia Valda Shadbolt, Nana to 20 grandkids, and 12 great-grandkids. I’ve created this video for my first blog post to not only introduce you to my nana who we sadly lost during lockdown last year but to share with you my why. Why I do what I do, and am so […]