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Got up this morning and had my ritual coffee and computer time.  Looking through the latest edition on our online newspaper and found the ‘Wedding of the week’ – I love going through this section as I find lots of inspiration in the photographs for weddings I am photographing.  Well – I couldn’t believe my eyes – right there is Karlene and Yohay’s wedding – with my photos!!!! What a buz … I am still tripping about it!  Nothing like sharing the love!

Thanks guys and congrats on such a fabulous day !! XX oo XX !!

Check it out … (am trying to figure out how to do the attachment but here is the link anyway)



The wedding of Karlene & Yohay … …

The rain stayed away and it was perfect on the beach for Karlene & Yohay to say their vows and marry each other.

Here are the photos to prove it …

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Well … it’s been a while …

Whaingaroa Harbor at sunset ...

Whaingaroa Harbor at sunset …





... what makes life worth living ... ...

… what makes life worth living … …



... the fun never stops at the 'Rainbow's End'

… the fun never stops at the ‘Rainbow’s End’

Our beautiful mountain 'Karioi' as the sun sets behind her.

Our beautiful mountain ‘Karioi’ as the sun sets behind her.



… Terri + Jacob + Brilee = Gorgeous Family …

I love nothing more than a family photo shoot on the beach – especially when the family has somebody as special and gorgeous as wee Brilee.  

Had a lovely time before Christmas on Raglan’s skate bowl beach capturing these memories for this wonderful new whanau … … Cheers guys 🙂


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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 1,900 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 3 years to get that many views.

Click here to see the complete report.

Spring is here … … summer’s next … …

Love the fact that spring brings so many more beautiful things to focus on … …

Kaley and Anthony – Beautiful June wedding in Whaingaroa … …

Congratulations to Kaley and Anthony on their wedding on Sunday June 3 2012.  

A garden wedding, photos on the beach and all with the most amazing weather and sunset.  It looks tropical!

Beautiful photos for a beautiful couple … … …

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Take a closer look … … The wonders of Photoshop

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Finally it is the summer holidays and I have a chance to play around with photo shop. Stay tuned – there will be more before the holidays are over … … …

Sunset @ the beach … …

The first bit of sunshine for 2012 – so it was a walk on the beach with the my husband and the dog.  At the mouth of the Whaingaroa Harbour there is a rock that appears periodically when the sea washes the sand away.  When Britt was a toddler we used to come swim here at Elephant Rock.  Now she is 15 and it is back again like it was then.  The raw beauty and force of nature leaves me spellbound and in awe.

You just have to love where you live … … and we do … …

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Beach … Picnics … Friends … …

Teenagers + Camera = Photo shoot … …

Gotta love having willing photography objects – cheers guys for that 😉

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