NYC 2015 – A multiple exposure project

| 29/04/2015

In March this year I travelled to the United States to attend the Wedding and Portrait Photographer’s International in Las Vegas. A side trip found me in New York undertaking a photography project with a difference. Walking from 45th Street and Broadway through the colourful boroughs down to Wall Street, I undertook to revisit the…Read more

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Susan & Nathan – Bundaleer Rainforest Gardens – Brisbane Wedding

| 24/04/2015

I can’t wait to show Susan & Nathan their fabulous wedding images from Bundaleer Rainforest Gardens. A delayed ceremony meant we were shooting about 45 minutes later than scheduled, but this provided us with an opportunity to search out some amazing light in the gardens. Here are a couple of images which show just how lovely the light can…Read more

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Sarah & Gavin – Stunning 3 Volume Album and Stand

| 23/04/2015

Check out the stunning wedding album set which will take pride of place in the home of Sarah & Gavin. When challenged with the idea of creating a new way to display three albums, I sat down and started drawing up some design concepts. I then showed these to our custom bookbinder, Daniel Packer, and…Read more

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2015 AIPP EPSON Queensland Professional Photographer of the Year

| 31/03/2015

Last night Cath & I attended the 2015 AIPP EPSON Queensland Professional Photographer of the Year Awards at Hillstone, St Lucia. I had scored well in the Landscape Category over the judging weekend and I was hopeful that after 11 years of entering the awards I might finally have avoided the runner-up title. Always the bridesmaid, never…Read more

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Noosa Heads Wedding – Kim & Michael – Hot Water!

| 21/03/2015

Wow. Hot. So hot. Yes Kim our Noosa Bride definitely, but the temperature was absolutely stifling even on the beach at Noosa Heads. We really felt for Kim & Michael but they rolled through the day with a willing spirit. As a result we captured some wonderful images for them to look back on for many…Read more

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Bondareva Family

| 17/02/2015

The connection between Mother and Daughter is wonderful, especially between Olga & Victoria. The apple certainly did not fall far from the tree, just simply look at these images of two beautiful girls to know they are the spitting image of each other and reflect a similar spirit. During the photo shoot, I felt a particular connection…Read more

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Customs House Wedding – Pamela & Antoine

| 16/02/2015

On Saturday Cath & I had the pleasure of being part of Pamela & Antoine’s wedding reception at Customs House, Brisbane. The day before, I attended a casual and relaxed traditional Muslim wedding ceremony at Pamela’s parent’s home. What an absolutely wonderful experience. I was made to feel part of the family and enjoyed a lovely lunch with the…Read more

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Brisbane Maternity Portrait

| 12/02/2015

It’s always nice to get words like these from clients, thank you Loan for the following: “The images Clare created for me make me smile every time I look at them because they will be remembered as precious memories of my pregnancy journey. They are important to me as I would like to one day show these…Read more

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Katie & Ben – Brisbane Portrait

| 11/02/2015

Last week we put Katie & Ben through their paces with an urban americana type pre-wedding portrait. Ben, a photographer himself and once on the Vivid team many years ago, and Katie and interior designer are such a great couple. Both are laid back, casual, and in Katie’s case gorgeous (sorry Markey Mark). We can’t wait for the…Read more

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Customs House Brisbane Wedding – Marie & James

| 17/11/2014

If any of you follow our Vivid blogs regularly, you would be aware of the gorgeous Camuglia twins Amanda & Marie. Unknowingly to each other their respective partners proposed virtually on the same day. An incredible story in itself. With the wedding of Marie & James recently, both wedding day stories have been captured and in…Read more

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Links Hope Island – Gold Coast Wedding – Sarah & Gavin

| 11/11/2014

Even though Sarah & Gavin just got hitched on Saturday, we have pulled out all the stops, like a bull at a gate, with wind in our sails and a spring in our step… to have them ready in the morning for their champagne viewing (yes champagne even in the morning). An amazing set of images from…Read more

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Southbank Brisbane Portrait – Sarah-Jane & Gavin

| 05/11/2014

Here are some cool picks from my portrait session with Sarah-Jane & Gavin at Southbank recently… what better location than where they had their first date! This Saturday they will officially be husband and wife… whoot! Clare & I can’t wait to share your special day with you guys!!! – Cath

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Sarah & Trevor Wedding – Family Nightclub Shoot

| 31/10/2014

Sarah & Trevor met outside the Family Nightclub in Fortitude Valley. He on security detail… She a patron. I’m not sure if it was love at first sight or love at last drinks, but the event certainly sealed their futures together. Naturally it was requested wedding photos be taken at the scene of the crime. Having…Read more

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