Give me your best angles

A weeks or so ago we posted a sneak peek of some pictures from an engagement shoot we had here at the illumin8me studio! I picked those pictures mainly because they were all from the same lighting set up and had the same “look”. But that wasn’t the only set up we had going on ... Read More »

Sneak peek: loving life and each other

Photography is the perfect present. It’s the kind of gift that people would not normally buy for themselves, but one they truly appreciate when at last they have some nice pictures of themselves to hang on their wall (or post on their Facebook wall!). It is also the kind of gift that keeps on giving ... Read More »

Sneak peek: A family affair

Today was a big day for us here at illumin8me photography – for two reasons. First, it was our first ever back-to-back studio and outdoor shoot with the same family; and second, because BJ found a bottle of olive oil and decided that it’d make for a nice addition to the lounge room carpet. Just ... Read More »

Sneak peek: Four girls and lots of love

A few weeks back now Renee and I had scheduled a very exciting photo session – a special outdoor family shoot with Kate, Kane and their four little girls. What was so special about the planned shoot was that two of the little girls were still sitting snugly inside mum away from the winter cold. ... Read More »

Sneak peek: Till death do us part

Recently, some friends of ours got engaged whilst overseas on a holiday and upon their return I was pondering an engagment gift when I thought “what could be better than their very own illumin8me engagement photo-shoot!!!” Today was the day. The studio primed for these two new lovebirds and well – love was in the ... Read More »

Sneak peek: Little “J” the early bird

A couple of weeks ago I met the gorgeous Marisa, Nathan and their little man “J”. Never in a million years would you think this couple were new parents; they were so relaxed and easy going (and funny!), making this a thoroughly enjoyable photo shoot. Little “J” was born 9 weeks early; he was too ... Read More »

My apprenticeship: winter sunshine

A couple of weeks ago I had my first outdoor “apprentice” photo shoot lesson. We could not have picked a nicer or more beautiful Winter’s day! We drove out to a special location just outside of Canberra and got to work. Instantly my beautiful red-headed model sprung to life and bounced around with big smiles ... Read More »

Soon to be a sister

A few weeks back I posted a sneak peek of a picture I took during a session with Lisa, Mark and their little daughter Ayda. It was such a great session with so many big smiles from everyone, including Ayda. Here are some more pictures from that shoot. Read More »

My apprenticeship: the Muscat family

Over the long weekend I was lucky enough to photograph four of the most gorgeous and fun siblings I have ever met. The two beautiful sisters had such gentle and caring souls, and their little brothers were just full of life and personality; ready to entertain! Read More »

More from our “Long” weekend

So excited I was about this series of images that I couldn’t help but post a sneak peek last Sunday – and that was before I’d even edited them all. Here are the rest of the images of the beautiful Danielle – whose patience and willingness to experiment made for a fabulous shoot! Read More »