Jessi: Never tear us apart by INXS

Had so much fun shooting with this gorgeous high school senior! She's such a natural in front of the camera. Be sure to have a read of her mini interview and check out the rest of her gallery via the link at the bottom.

1. If your teachers had one word to describe you, what word would they use?

Jessi: Most likely talkative.

2. What’s been your favourite moment so far at school in 2018? 

Jessi: My favourite moment so far at school has been talking to lots of my friends I didn't get to see over the holidays.

3. Do you speak any foreign languages? If so, what made you want to learn it?

Jessi: I learn Spanish at school and I really wanted to learn it because it is used in Spain and South America, also it would be really cool to work in one of the Australian Embassies within a Spanish speaking country.

4. What are you gonna miss most about school?

Jessi: Seeing my friends every day 

5. What book are you reading at the moment and what’s your favourite book?

Jessi: At the moment I am reading 'Memoirs of a Geisha,' however, my favourite book is probably 'Little Women.'

6. Are you going to uni next year and what do you want to study?

Jessi: Next year I'm planning to go to university to study a double degree in business management and commerce. However, I am also interested in high school English teaching as I love English.

7. If you could plan a class trip anywhere, where would you want to go?

Jessi: Probably Spain or Mexico for my Spanish class as the countries are so rich in culture and it would be perfect to improve our language skills.

8. If you were given an unlimited budget to throw an event for the school, what would you plan?

Jessi: I would probably plan a music festival because tickets to splendour sold out so quickly, and have some of my favourite artists playing.

9. What are some things you like to do to have fun?

Jessi: Ballroom and Latin dancing, surfing, hanging out with my friends and playing guitar.

10. Are you interested in travel? Which countries are you dying to visit? And why?

Jessi: I would love to visit the Greek islands because it looks so beautiful, Austria to go skiing at one of the ski fields my dad lived near, France to go to the top of the Eiffel Tower and New York because I am a big Seinfeld and How I met your mother fan. 

11. What’s your favourite song at this very moment?

Jessi: My favourite song in general that I listen to the most is probably 'Never tear us apart' by INXS.

 

Thanks Jessi for sharing a little about yourself with us!

View her full gallery here: Jessi 2018

Jess & Nate: Banana Pancakes by Jack Johnson

Loved shooting these two lovebirds at the end of summer at their local surf spot, Mudjimba Beach. Read their sweet story below and head to their full gallery via the link at the bottom of the page :)

1. How long have you been together?

Jess & Nate: We have been together 5 and a half years and married just over a year and a  half

2. How did you meet?

Jess & Nate: We met busting our moves on the dance floor at Fridays haha . Then we moved overseas together 6 months later!

3. What’s your earliest fond memory of each other? 

Jess & Nate: When we stepped foot on the plane out of Australia for a trip of a lifetime around the world together.   

4. What does your perfect day together look like? 

Jess & Nate: A morning surf together followed by a road trip adventure to any new place where we can picnic with all our favourite food and enjoy each others company.

5. If you could both go anywhere on a vacation, where would you go and why?

Jess & Nate: There aren’t many places we haven’t been! Our next desired destination would be a backpacking trip around South America together.  

6. What do you like best about each other?

Jess: I love Nate's patience and ability to see the good in everyone and everything.

Nate: I love Jess's smile that lights up a room and her ability to bring me out of my shell and show me everything the world has to offer.

7. What's your joint-favourite song at the moment?

Jess: At the moment we love Jack Johnson's Banana Pancakes because Nate is teaching me how to play it on guitar .

 

Such a cute couple they are! We had such a beautiful morning shooting at their local beach. See more of their photos here: Jess & Nate 2018

Jess & Nate wear Meraki Thread Co clothing, which Jess is the owner of. The label specialises in "vintage clothing, accessories, jewellery , swimwear and homewares imported from around the world and sourced locally in Australia." Be sure to check out her page and support local Aussie businesswomen making a big difference in our community.

 

Annique: Temper Temper by Lime Cordial

I got to know this lovely young lady through my Instagram account and it was a lot of fun finally getting a chance to meet and shoot! She's a very talented runner and it was awesome to learn a little more about her journey with it! Hope you enjoy this little interview I did with her after our shoot.

1. What’s your favourite subject at school?

Annique: I love learning Spanish as it's challenging yet fun.

2. What do you like doing in your free time?

Annique: I like to watch YouTube or play Mario cart.

3. Do you have a nickname?

Annique: A lot of people shorten my name to Niq but my favourite one is a bit silly, it is Ning-Nong

4. What do you like to read?

Ning-Nong: I'm not much of a reader but if I had to choose I would go with the 52 story treehouse.

5. When you’re having a bad day, what do you do to make yourself feel better?

Ning-Nong: I don't really have bad days but if I was to I think I would play with my dog or FaceTime my best friend Lucy!

6. When did you get into running? And what do you love most about it?

Ning-Nong: I started running competitively when I was min but I have done little athletics for ten years this year. I love to run as you meet and make so many new friends. I also love the competitiveness of it but it also puts me in a good mood and is good for my wellbeing. I

7. How often do you train? How do you keep yourself motivated to train?

Ning-Nong: I do a lot of training. I train about 5-6 times a week! To keep motivated I think about the bigger picture like my goal is to one day go to the commonwealth games.

8. What's your biggest achievement so far in running?

My biggest achievement so far in running would be when I was made junior captain for national cross country in 2016.

9. What advice do you have for other kids interested in running?

Ning-Nong: Give it a go! But remember to stay motivated and don't give up!

10. Do you have a role model?

Ning-Nong: I really look up to Riley Day even though she's not a long distance runner she is so dedicated and willing to put the effort into running. She is also quite young and one day I hope to be like her running in the commonwealth games.

11. What do you want to be when you grow up?

Ning-Nong: I'd love to be a sports scientist that's out on the track making changes to people's technique to make them faster!

12. And lastly, what’s your favourite song at this very moment?

Ning-Nong: Temper Temper by Lime Cordial

 

Thanks so much Ning-Nong for giving us a little insight into your life! Can't wait to see all the great things you'll achieve in the future!

View Annique's full gallery here: Annique, April 2018

 

 

I've started a photography blog!

It's taken a long time but I'm finally here! From here on, I'll be dedicating a blog post for each session I shoot and doing mini-interviews with some of my clients/models! In particular, I'll be interviewing my high school senior clients so that you can get a little insight into their lives! Hope you'll follow along and read everyone's amazing and unique journey :)