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On a beautiful spring day, where the cherry blossoms, camellias and little daisies are in full bloom, Natasha and Derek celebrated their love story in a sweet, elopement-style getaway for their engagement session. We started out the story as Derek watched his beautiful and sweet Natasha wake up in the glorious sunny bedroom. The thoughtful […]

bride and groom at southern highlands wedding

March 24, 2020

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Seeing this glorious stretch of heavenly lavender fields has been in my dreams for some time. So when the opportunity arrived to work with the very kind and talented Aurelie from Love and Provence, I was so over the moon. Together, we would create a wedding editorial to inspire love-struck couples to choose the unforgettable experiences […]

March 3, 2020

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Andrea and Dom gathered their closest and dearest for a magical celebration of their love story at Hopewood House, nestled in the Southern Highlands of NSW.  First established in 1884, the rich history, elegant gardens and charming architecture of this grand estate was the perfect setting for their remarkable day. The beautiful bride, Andrea, was […]

March 1, 2020

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My best friend looked at the portraits of me in Paris and said. “You got your makeup and hair properly done? Like a real shoot?” To which I said, “Absolutely yes.” It was the day before I took the afternoon flight back home. I’d worked 10 out of the 14 days I had in Paris. […]

February 25, 2020

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Anyone who knows me knows my world revolves around stories. I feel they are powerful and have the incredible ability to inspire, evoke love and burst our romantic hearts wide open. People ask me all the time where my stories come from. And here’s the secret…I don’t have a writer’s gene in me.  I wish […]

February 22, 2020

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Beautiful mummy, Christine, contacted me when she was pregnant with baby #2 ❤ JULY 2017 As I look through each of their precious photographs, I begin to realise that they paint the story of their beautiful daughter, Paige. From a tiny little toddler to the protective and gorgeous big sister who welcomes and cradles the […]

February 20, 2020

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I opened my email and read the line: ‘Let’s do this’ ✨ Just the day before, I went to see Kay, founder of Madame Tulle in her Sydney studio, a space filled with heavenly veils. She wanted me to photograph her new veils and my gut instinct told me to propose to her a crazy […]

February 15, 2020

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Growing up, one of the most significant hurdles for me was learning how to value my worth. Because I didn’t have a strong parental figure from the age of 11 years old, I struggled with my sense of security. I had very low self-esteem and felt the need to please everybody. Over the years, I […]

February 5, 2020

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Juggling motherhood and dream chasing is never an easy task. It’s trying to find balance in our every day. One thing I’ve had to accept is that we can’t have it all – something will always have to go. And a mother’s greatest joy is to find people whom we love and trust to be […]

February 1, 2020

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The concept of film photography intrigues most of our clients. The most common misconception is confusing film with a form of video. Sometimes, when I turn up at a photo shoot and they see me rolling my film, they are in awe and feel that we have brought them back in time! So I thought […]

sweet wedding photography at hopewood house sydney by fine art film photographer amelia soegijono in australia

January 15, 2020

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