The beach is our home - Wollongong Family Photographer

Sandy feet, sun kissed noses and an afternoon of play and cuddles. What more could you ask for on a stunning autumn evening in Wollongong.

For these cuties the beach is their second home, they are there nearly every day and it is apart of their soul (even maybe a bit of inner mermaid). When Rin, a local coal coast small business owner contacted me, she wanted to capture her family, in their favourite place, doing what they love in a natural, raw and honest way. We had so much fun, just relaxing and playing. I loved capturing those little moments of shell collecting, playing in the sand and jumping the waves. When we were saying our goodbyes at the end of the session, their eldest daughter asked if I could come back to their house for dinner as she was having so much fun, which totally filled my heart.

Here is what Rin had to say upon viewing their gallery. “The photos are all amazing too. Now comes the hard part of deciding which ones to print...We had a lovely time at the shoot too. Thanks for making it all easy for us.”


Thank you for investing in family memories with me, I love that I can give families everlasting memories that they can relive when they look at their images.
If you would like to invest in memories that tell your family story, I would love to chat to you about making that happen.
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

A girl and her horse - Wollongong Photographer

Mickey was heading overseas to live and work for 6 months and was going to miss her boy Dudley fiercely. So we headed out one afternoon here in Wollongong and captured the love they have for each other in some stunning afternoon light.

If you would like to chat about a session with me, jump through to my form here.

Jade
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The 'J' Family - Wollongong and Southern Highlands Family Photographer

On a hot summers day in Wollongong, just before Christmas, I met up with the 'J' family at Port Kembla Beach. 

It was a bit earlier in the day than what I normal shoot but that didn't stop us from having fun.
We played, ran around, ate sand, laughed and chatted about life. It turned out that their daughter was my daughter's buddy at school. Thank you for allowing me to capture your beautiful family. 
If you would like to chat about capturing your families story, you can get in touch with me here.

Warmly
Jade x

The 'C' Family - South Coast Family Photographer

As a family photographer here in Wollongong I love capturing families over a year and seeing how much their little ones have grown. 

I first met Reece and Sam at their maternity session. Sam and I instantly hit it off, she is one of the most honest, kind, funny and real women I know. Sam is the kind of person who tells it how it is, yep everything how it is and if you follow her on instagram @shesthefunmum you will know exactly what I mean. Since then I have been blessed to photographer Fluer and her parents (and big fur brother Angus) through her first year. One thing I have learnt is that Fluer is a mummy's girl and no one (not even Dad) is allowed near her mumma bear, you will see what I mean below. 

Thank you guys for allowing me to be your family photographer, it fills my heart that I get to watch your family grow and go through each chapter. 

If you would like to know more about my fun and relaxed family sessions you can chat to me through here

Maternity Session 
Newborn  Session
Sitter Session  

Warmly
Jade x
 

The Extended 'F' Family - Wollongong Family Photographer

Large families can live close together or all over the world. So, when this gorgeous family were in Wollongong, NSW all at the same time, it called for a family photography session. 

When Amy first contacted me wanting to capture her large family coming together for the first time in a couple of years I knew I had to capture the fun and all the cousins playing together as well as a family photo for each family. It was a beautiful afternoon at Little Austi Beach in Austinmer, NSW. We played, joked, laughed and told stories. The kids built sandcastles, jumped over ditches and explored the rocks. It was lovely to see them all playing so nicely together and really connected, even thought they don't see each other all that often. 

Thank you to you all for allowing me to capture the fun of your family. If you are wanting to capture your families together having fun, I would love to hear from you, you can chat to me here

Thanks for stopping by,
Jade x