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Shaun + Desrae’s Wedding

The Story of Desrae and Shaun In March this year I had the pleasure of photographing Desrae and Shaun’s wedding. My friendship with this couple began and is nurtured by our mutual love of photography. In the past Desrae has attended two of my photography workshops and she even worked as a second shooter with […]

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The Daylight Learn Workshop Recap!

I taught the latest of my Daylight Learn workshop series at Montrose Berry Farm over the weekend. Already, the beautiful notes have started coming in from the participants. I seriously had the best time with these guys, so i’m stoked to hear they seemed to enjoy themselves too! Here’s a few words from some of […]

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Lauren + Mat’s Mali Brae Farm Southern Highlands Wedding

Mat and Lauren are legends. Motorsport journalist, DIY master and professional beardsman meets Occupational Therapist, fence hopper and bride extraordinaire. Mali Brae Farm was killing it on the aesthetics, and offered crazy golden fields, isolated trees and an epic sunset. I’ll always be a country wedding photographer at heart, so this Southern Highlands wedding really got me. 83 […]

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Shooting Grace Pitts was honestly one of the most refreshing and fun afternoons I can remember in a long time. From Grace Pitts Music, you may remember Grace from “The Voice” just a few weeks ago. She’s an absolute legend,, and her music is out of this world. We escaped the hustle and bustle of the city and […]

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The most viewed and shared image I have ever posted.

So when you hope one of your posts will go viral, you hope it’s one that shows off some of your best work. A few weeks ago I shared this image in order to make a point about what could happen when you use a flash at a wedding. The response was out of this world […]

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Kristina & Sidney Highlights {Destination Wedding: Fiji}

As a wedding photographer, one of the best parts of my job is shooting destination weddings in incredible places. When Kristina and Sidney asked me to travel to Fiji to shoot their Intercontinental Hotel wedding, I was so excited to try something new. I took them to a crazy waterfall, and.. well, you’ll see.    

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Sydney Polo Club Styled Shoot

I’ve been meaning to blog this for a while… like when I say for a while… I mean since October last year. Max from Big Day Of and I went out to the Sydney Polo Club for a shoot styled by Blessed Days. We just wanted to show how incredible simple styling can be. Max did […]

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bek & nick {sydney polo club wedding}

Bek and Nick’s Sydney Polo Club wedding was beautiful. Prepare for DIY details, super attractive guests, and some shots where I got to play with some crazy light. Thanks to my incredible second shooters Jonathan Suckling and Jack Gilchrist for making some of these epic shots happen. Bride’s Dress: Wendy Makin | Bridesmaid’s Dresses: Forever New | Suits: Roger David | Flowers: Sarah […]

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gray & jane.

The Wedding of Gray & Jane (as told by Gray): “James, if you want to try anything crazy, we’re your couple.” Almost two weeks after the wedding day, words aren’t coming easily to me. I’m still speechless. Jane and I are so tremendously overwhelmed; we feel so drenched in love that it could take months for […]

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