the cracknells

Tiffany, her husband Paul, and i met 8 years ago at antenatal classes when we were both pregnant with our first born boys. Throughout the years following we have always managed to stay in contact - you have gotta love social media for that!

Paul is a radiographer and Tiff, who is a complete foody and amazing cook, has recently established her own business on the Gold Coast called "The Cupcake Mumma" - and she sure brings the goods. How lucky am i when my gorgeous clients turn up with mouth watering rocky road cupcakes!

I first photographed Tiff's gorgeous family way back in 2013, and again a couple of years later with extended family. I have also captured a cake smash of her youngest, Jasper, so when Tiff contacted me for updated family photos, I felt like were were having a big family reunion and couldn't wait to see how much her babies had grown into big boys with extra cute dimples, cheeky grins, mischievious eyes and all.

Harry and Jasper are fairly close in age and the very best of friends. Their most favourite thing ever is watermelon, so the look of delight we received when we gave them a whole section each was priceless - pure happiness. The simple things in life are often the best and this how we rolled on this sunny spring afternoon at Dreamtime Beach.

the bisgroves

I always like to give back to the community and do so regularly. On this particular occasion, last december, I donated a family portrait package to a local school p & c christmas raffle. I was delighted to hear from a lovely Melissa a few months later. Melissa and Shane have 3 gorgeous children Scarlette, Delta and Fletcher and are the owners of a successful landscaping business called Bizscapes. We immediately hit it off and after chatting with Melissa for a while i learned that both of her daughters are talented eisteddfod performers and son fletcher is a keen football player with tweed united football club.

We met on a gorgeous june afternoon in the beautiful coastal town of Kingscliff for our urban lifestyle session. The afternoon was relaxed and casual with this warm and friendly family and this radiates in the gorgeous moments we captured.