Baby "O" - Wollongong Newborn Photographer

Life is full, it has so many up's and down's, but bringing a new baby into the world is definitely one of those up's. It is a new chapter in your family story, it is beautiful, surreal, challenging and simply amazing.

There are so many emotions when you are planning or find out you are pregnant, excitement, sheer terror, doubt, confidence, excitement again...it's a rollercoaster, just like life. You start asking yourself, Are we ready? Is now the right time? Can we afford this? Will we be able to give our child the best life? Will I be a good Mum or Dad? Nothing can prepare you for welcoming your first child into your lives, but I can promise you, you will never feel love like you do when you have a child, you will wonder why life felt so full before you had a baby (and what you did with all your time) and you will never, ever regret it.

The Rogers family, you may remember from their maternity session a little while back, you can see that here. They welcomed baby Olivia into the world in late May and we did her Newborn session when she was 3 weeks old and she was a pure joy. Elise and Matt are so cool and calm and absolutely smitten with their precious baby girl. We relaxed around their home, shared stories about birth, childhood, parenthood and giggled at the little facials and sounds Olivia was giving us. It was a true honour and pleasure to witness and capture this new chapter for this gorgeous little family. 

If you are having a baby soon, I would love to chat to you about capturing this very special time. You can contact me here

Kindly
Jade x

Rogers Maternity - Shellharbour Maternity and Newborn Photographer

When Elise and Matt first contacted me to capture their maternity and newborn photos, I instantly knew it was going to be fun. 

Elise and Matt decided on Killalea State Park or as us locals know it "The Farm" at Shellharbour for their session. They often enjoy picnic lunch and dinner dates here and felt it was apart of who they are as a couple and now a family.  I loved hearing how they met, about their first, second and third dates and who they would be if they were super heroes. We also had some laughs with some of the answers! 


Thank you Elise and Matt for a fun afternoon, stay tuned for their newborn images! Special thanks to Paris and Al for the referral, I seriously appreciate the support. 
If you would love to capture some memories for you, chat to me here.

Sibling fun - Southern Highlands Family Photographer

They fight, they squabble, they laugh, they love, they are siblings. 
 

Justine contacted me to capture these two gorgeous kiddos playing and having fun together, as brother and sisters do (when they are not fighting). One day they will be older and arguing over who's turn it is to empty the dishwasher, cook dinner or take the car. We headed to their family property on the outskirts of Mittagong, NSW where they will one day soon build their dream home. I loved that they chose here for their family session, as it will always hold a special place in the family and it shows what their property looked like before the brick and mortar. I believe in creating a space for little ones to be their cheeky selves, where they can be silly, have fun and well, be kids. This is what documenting childhood is all about, capturing them, being them, being kids. 

I believe all families should have tangible memories printed and filling photo albums and walls. If you believe this to, I would love to chat to you more about how we can make that happen. Get in touch here
Warmly
Jade x

Baby "H" - Illawarra Newborn Photographer

3 years ago I photographed my second wedding, it was the wedding of Nat and Chirs. A fun loving couple that were (and still are) so comfortable with each other and knew what they wanted from life together. One of those dreams was a child of their own and finally, after much longing, a couple of weeks out from their 3rd wedding anniversary, Master Henry arrived. 

I am beyond happy for this little family and so blessed that they asked me to capture this next chapter in their lives, their newborn images. When I arrived at their home, pride was beaming out of them and you can see the pride, love and joy in these images. I simply love being able to document so many moments for families and am truly honoured as a newborn and family photographer that clients continue to trust me with these precious memories. 

Thank you Nat, Chris and Henry for a wonderful morning, cuddles and the honour of documenting this chapter for you. 

If you would like to have your family or newborn memories captured through natural and relaxed photography, I would love to chat with you, you can contact me here
 

Thanks for stopping by. 
Kindly
Jade.

The "B" Family - Wollongong Family Photographer

What can I say, I am one incredibly lucky person to be able to have a job that I absolutely love and be a newborn and family and photographer that my clients continue to return to. These guys I now am proud to call my friends.

I have watched their first born Airlie grow and become a big sister, I have captured Ally's pregnancy with Betty, her newborn and 6 month photos and now her 1 year images, plus a couple of extended family sessions. To be honest, words cannot describe what this type of loyalty means to me and I am SO thankful for it and even more thankful that I get to make amazing friendships with my clients. 

The Bates family are so easy going and relaxed and we always have loads of laughs when we are together. We once again headed to "The Farm" at Killalea State Park, which is where they love to spend their time. We played, danced, sang, picked flowers and tickled our way through the late afternoon. When Airlie was a baby, we captured an image with them on the tailgate for the car they purchased on their honeymoon in Queensland and restored. At this session, we updated that image to include Betty. 

Thank you to the Bates family for allowing me to once again capture your gorgeous family. I am so thankful to call you my friends.

To find out more about having a session like this with me fill in the contact form here, I would love to chat to you. 

Kindly
Jade x
 

The "D" Family - Wollongong Family Photographer

It was a lovely Autumn afternoon in Wollongong and the "D" Family and I headed to the beach to capture some family photos and a special announcment!

I love that they bought their fur baby to the session as they are just as much a part of the family as a human. I love how you can see him in the backgroud of alot of images, he was never far from the action. 

If you would like family images like these, that are fun and relaxed then I would love to chat to you more. You can contact me here

Warmly
Jade x