A new chapter - Wollongong Newborn Photographer

I am still blown away and completely honoured that families welcoming me into their homes and share part of their lives with me. Welcoming a child into your family is such a amazing moment and one that should be captured and preserved, after all it is a chapter in your story. The lovely D family welcomed me into their gorgeous home for their newborn session here in Shellharbour. We chatted about life and our stories so far. It was like friends catching up for the first time in a long time. It was wonderful to hear about their travels around Australia and getting all the hints and tips for when we go caravanning. Here is a selection of my favourite images from the session.

I would love to come and capture some everlasting memories of your family. You can contact me here to find out more about my packages and pricing.

Jade x

Laura, Chad and Baby Macie - Wollongong Newborn Photographer

When two become three….

Meet Macie, sweet baby girl to this amazing duo, Laura and Chad who you may remember from their maternity session, which you can see here. It was a dark and really overcast Autumn morning in Wollongong when I arrived at their home for their newborn session. I was greeted with big smiles and a home full of love and warmth. The joy of being parents and introducing me to their little girl was beaming from them. They say pregnant woman have a glow, well, I think new mums have an even more special glow.

Marcie was the sweetest little babe, she was so alert and interested in the world around her. It was so beautiful watching all the tender moments between them all. It truly is such an honour to be able to capture these moments for families. The moments that we often don’t see ourselves or remember.

Here is the response from Laura after viewing their gallery.
”Wow! Thank you so much for all the beautiful photos! We are soo happy with how they turned out. So many precious photos to look back on and beautiful memories!”

Thank you Laura + Chad for welcoming me into your lives, opening up and sharing a little bit of you all with me. This chapter of your story is so special and it was an absolute pleasure to be able to document it for you.

If you would like to capture moments like these, I would love to chat to you more.

Jade x

Laura + Chad and one baby bump - Wollongong Photographer

Our life together has just begun. You’re apart of me, my little one.

Back at the start of the year, on a beautiful summers evening I met Laura and Chad at one of my favourite spots here in the Illawarra for their maternity session. Let’s just say it is one of my favourite maternity sessions. We walked, explored, laughed and danced and celebrated the pending arrival of their first precious baby. I am so humbled and honoured to be able to capture such a special moment in this chapter of their story.

Here is what Laura said about their maternity session and gallery
”Thank you so much!!! We love the gallery.
We had lots of fun doing the shoot and it was so much better then we expected.. as in not being awkward. We love how you prompted us and told us what to do. We definitely needed and appreciate this.”

Keep an eye out for the newborn session we did a couple of months later. Its just as divine!

If you would like images that tell your story let’s chat!

Jade x

Hayley Maternity - Shellharbour Newborn Photographer

When your home is full of love and laughter your life is full. Life is all about moments and as a lifestyle photographer here in the Illawarra I love capturing those moments so that they last forever. Having your maternity session in your family home is something that I wish more people did.

Meet the Crowther family who I am lucky enought to say are some of my dearest friends. When I found out Hayley was expecting their next bubba I was beyond excited and happy for them. When you walk into their AMAZING dream home you are instantly hit with a welcoming feeling in the air, that kind that makes you want to take you shoes off, put your feet up and enjoy a cuppa with friends. Noah and Eloise are characters and super excited to meet their little brother or sister. I can just see the Eloise is going to be a mother hen and a massive help to Hayley.

Thank you for allowing me to capture your pregnancy in your family home, I cannot wait to get cuddles.

Warmly
Jade x

UPDATE: To see their newborn session, click here.

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