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Rural Photography – Drought relief Fundraiser

Like many people over the past months, I've seen the distressing photos and videos of drought stricken Aussie farms, the skeletons of livestock dead from starvation and dehydration. The exhausted faces of farmers desperately fighting to keep their remaining livestock and themselves alive and the harrowing stories of those who just cannot face another day. I don't know about you, but I am disgusted at the way our elected government is hell bent on sending our farmers to the...

Outdoor Photography sessions in Rural and Regional Locations

On location, outdoor rural family and equine lifestyle photography sessions are for horse lovers and rural families of all ages.  Special sessions are also available for multi-generational farming families. Outdoor photography sessions on farms and rural properties is my passion.  Living in a rural area and having a small 43 acre farm ourselves, I understand how important the land is to you and your family.  I work exclusively on location, which means I travel to you at your farm,...

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One Tree Hill – Rural Landscape Photography

Landscape photograph of a lone tree standing on a hillside set against the brilliant blue sky of country Western Australia. Art prints and gifts featuring this photograph are available for sale in the following places; Art By Michelle Etsy shop – signed and custom prints options for sale Redbubble Photography Shop Gift cards, matted, laminated, canvas and framed art prints for sale...

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Boyup Brook Rural Landscape Photography – South West Photography

I have just changed over from using Photoshop CS4 to Lightroom 2.4 for processing my photographs – all I can say is I wish I had done this sooner!  As much as I resist learning new computer programs (fuzzy mummy brain I think), Lightroom is so quick to use compared to CS4, the time out I have taken to learn how to use it is going to be a huge benefit in improving my workflow, especially for batch processing. ...

South West Rural Landscape Photography

Our South West Rural Landscape Photography

I’ve always loved the South West, the country life and small friendly towns.  We have made the decision to leave Perth and move to the country, to give our family a better environment to live in.  These things take time of course, so in the meantime I will have to be satisfied with the occasional day trip 🙂...

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Horse and Dog Photography Model Database

While I am technically still on holidays (the first since 2007 that I have officially booked into my calendar in advance), I have had the chance to finalise one of the major projects that I have been working on for a very long time. One of the services I offer is commercial photography for equine, rural and agri business such as horse, cattle and sheep studs and livestock fodder companies.  I am working with more equine related businesses each...

Session Information and Pricing

How it Works I know you lead a busy life and have limited spare time, so I offer expert guidance and a simple 4 step process that is quick, convenient and stress free so you end up with exactly what you want in a custom art collection that you will enjoy in your home forever....

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2018 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour – Boyup Brook

Our little town is busy preparing to bring Flemington Raceway to south west WA and our whole town will halt on 24th August to welcome the 2018 Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour as one of 37 destinations visited around the world, including the UK, Ireland, Korea and New Zealand.    Boyup Brook is the only regional location in WA to be included in the tour, selected to highlight the contribution the Melbourne Cup 'race that stops a nation' has made...

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10 Reasons Why Family Portraits are Important

We get so focussed on the future that we forget about our past. Children grow so quickly; the years pass in a blink of an eye and the next thing you know they are off to boarding school and university.  Family portraits document your family’s growth and progress through the years and capture sweet memories of your life together. Life gets so busy and stressful, you don’t think you ever will, but it’s easy to forget special characteristics, unique...

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Farm Family Photography sessions – Fundraising project for Drought Relief

Last week I wrote about a special project that I will be undertaking to help fundraise for several of the registered rural charities assisting Australian farmers and livestock struggling to survive the crippling drought in the eastern states. No-one knows when this drought will break, but what we do know is that financial assistance is needed immediately and its also going to be needed long term.  To help both short and long term, this drought project has two parts...