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“Get More Haters”

“Get More Haters”

"Monica, you know there are heaps of people who hate your photographs right?" A hell of a first impression to make there! He went on. "You need to get more haters. Let's say 1 out of 10 people hate your photographs, that leaves 9/10. So, how many haters do you want?"...

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Revive Testimonials

https://youtu.be/rDE0qUxKW3s Watch here to check out some of the amazing testimonials and success these beautiful women had through working through Revive over 7 weeks!

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You Are Worthy AF

You Are Worthy AF

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sX7ZU8IEdLs&feature=youtu.be Soooooo, there's that self-worth thing again. I know I know, it's not sexy, but, everyone I know identifies with the feelings of not good enough, fear of what other people think, comparing ourselves to...

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WTAF is going on.

What. The. Actual. F#$%. Saturday morning started well. I sat down to create some cool stuff, I was all inspired and then BAM, a massive wave of sadness. Oh well I thought, as I pulled out my journal & processed what was coming up. I cried, I made myself a cup of...

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Behind the Scenes, Deluxe Shoot!

Behind the Scenes, Deluxe Shoot!

Imagine, an entire day for you. A personal stylist to dress you, a makeup artist to pamper you, and a photographer to capture you and draw out your essence. This day was an absolute high point of my career. Massive thanks to the dream team Lenaire Lander Personal...

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Behind the Scenes with Emily

Behind the Scenes with Emily

I have had this location stored away in my brain for MONTHS! Every time I went to use it, it didn't work out or it didn't feel right. As I watched the incredible Emily absolutely radiant and stunning beyond words, I totally understood why it hadn't worked out with...

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Behind the Scenes: Dragon Shoot

Behind the Scenes: Dragon Shoot

WOW!!! What started as a discussion about "maybe we should do a dragon inspired look" evolved into something truly magical. I was SO lucky to be able to work alongside two such amazingly talented women, Karen Havican from K Havic, Face & Body Painter and of course...

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Behind the Scenes with Jerry

Behind the Scenes with Jerry

This family is absolutely adorable! We did a glam maternity shoot for Jerry and then met her family and OMG, my heart. Little Bridget grinned and waved at the camera the entire time. Thank you guys so much, I loved being able to capture you all so much. Thanks to...

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Behind the Scenes with Abbie

Behind the Scenes with Abbie

Such a pleasure being able to photograph this bombshell and celebrate all her hard work! Abbie you are so awesome, you go girl <3 Massive thanks to Face By Nadia for beautiful hair & makeup.

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Behind the Scenes with Emma

Behind the Scenes with Emma

Favourite moment as a Photographer, when people drop their guard in front of the camera. Emma absolutely nailed it, and is even more beautiful on the inside! Thanks so much @emilyrosemakeup, you make everything fun. Check out out sunny beach winter shoot, in windless...

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Behind the Scenes, Taylor Swift inspired shoot

Behind the Scenes, Taylor Swift inspired shoot

Did someone say Tay-Tay? Come behind our latest shoot!  We were given the theme Red, so naturally we decided to take inspiration from Taylor Swift's album entitled Red. I have been wanting to photograph this total babe for SO long, and as I suspected, she was...

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Behind the Scenes: Creative Shoot!

Behind the Scenes: Creative Shoot!

Every now and then as a creative, you need to do stuff just for fun. Emily Rose Makeup & I decided that it would be so cool to start a project where once a fortnight our husbands give us a concept and we create a shoot around it. This keeps us constantly trying...

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Recommended makeup artists

Recommended makeup artists

I know it can be tricky knowing where to look, so I have compiled a list of my favourite makeup artists in Wellington & Wairarapa. Wellington/Hutt based: Nadia Hay. A freelance makeup artist with over 10 years experience in the industry. I have trained with...

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Behind the Scenes with PR Marketing

Behind the Scenes with PR Marketing

Woah! These two are a force to be reckoned with. They are so energetic, so fun and SO good at what they do.  PR Marketing is an amazing and truly unique biz that I've been so lucky to work alongside regularly. I got to hang with them and capture some branding...

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Behind the Scenes with Jess

Behind the Scenes with Jess

Jess Stuart, amazing author, speaker and all round inspirational epic chick! We created some branding images for her, both inside the studio and out and about and she has so much style it was a total breeze. Big thanks to Sheryl Hyde for makeup. Check out our shoot...

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