Pre-Wedding Shoot {Brisbane}

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Kimmy & Patrick few all the way from Hong Kong to have their wedding portraits done together.  This is my first Pre-Wedding Shoot experience and I absolutely loved it!  1.5hrs in the gorgeous Brisbane sunshine, natural surroundings and a stunning couple.... more please?  Bx

Family Love {Brisbane Family Photography}

Beautiful little Auty caught in the natural light of Brisbane.  Love this little one so much, such attitude and spunk!  But she looks so angelic here :)

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Baby Michael {Brisbane Family Photographer}

Oh man do I get to photograph the cutest kids ever?! Yes i do!  

little Michael was a dream and i loved hanging out with his parents too.  Get in touch if you would like some natural portraits of your family in the Brisbane area. 

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Britt and her family..... {Brisbane}

EVERYONE should have a family photo!  Even the photographer....

It's why I love what I do so much.  In this day and age photography is about camera phones and well camera phones.  When was the last time you got all dressed up and got some really beautiful photos of your family and then got them printed and hung on the wall?  

It's so important to capture these beautiful moments during our life and I don't mean selfies (although they have their place and so does snap chat thank you).  

Do I love my photo being taken?  Nope.  Not even a little bit, I absolutely HATE it with a passion but I know the value and I know its priceless to my family and my husband.  For the photoshoot we let go of our insecurities for 1 hour for our loved ones so that we can capture our love and cherish it for a very long time.  

So here is my family (the girls) from the left my niece Ishtar, my darling sis Jasmine, my little niece Athena, my awesome Mumma Marilyn and goofy old me..... x  

{Thanks Granty for the image you did GOOD!!!}

Caitlin & Dexter (Family Photographer Brisbane)

Be still my beating heart.....

Caitlin sharing a moment with her little Dexter.  Dexter on the other hand couldn't stop checking out my camera! haha.  Those eyes .....  

Mother and Son.  Photography by Britt Spring - Family Photographer Brisbane Australia

Mother and Son.  Photography by Britt Spring - Family Photographer Brisbane Australia

Mark & Bek {Mapleton Queensland}

Its wedding season here in Queensland and boy has it been a good one.  This is my second last wedding for 2016 and Mark and Bek did not disappoint.  More to come soon!

Ben & Kara {New Farm Brisbane}

Ben & Kara got hitched at New Farm, Brisbane.  

A little sneak peek of their amazing connection.  What a beautiful day this was.

Mother & Daughter Session {Brisbane Family Photographer}

It is the BIGGEST privilege to photograph people in this way.  I love the relationships mothers have with their children and this is the type of photography I want to do a lot more of in the future.  In a relaxed setting in a gorgeous sunlit location.  I am honestly so lucky to have this job. x

Beautifully engaged.... {Brisbane Photographer}

Let us love, since that is all our hearts were made for......
— St Therese de Lisieux

We met in the beautiful fields of Nudgee Beach, they said they were nervous I said don't worry Im nervous too.  Lets just hang out and take some photos and get to know each other.  So we did and they are some of my favourite engagement images i have ever taken.  Thank you Ben & Kara you two are super special and i can't wait for your wedding!!!! Bx 

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Wedding heaven..... {Brisbane Wedding}

I don't do many weddings but boy am i glad i chose to do this one?  More to come of these two love birds.... Matt & Kat xoxo {Mount Cootha - Botanical Gardens}

Women's Portraiture {Brisbane Newstead Photographer}

And then i realised.... adventures are the best way to learn.
Breanna bathed in the glorious afternoon light of Brisbane Australia.  Women's portraiture Brisbane 

Breanna bathed in the glorious afternoon light of Brisbane Australia.  Women's portraiture Brisbane 

A little "adventure" i undertook with some of my dear friends.  One of those ideas that quickly become a reality and actually comes together how you imagined it.  Can't wait to share more.  Bx 

Jessica Leigh Irwin {Brisbane Portrait Photographer}

This beautiful woman is a local singer and songwriter and i had the amazing priviledge of taking her portraits at the Brisbane Old Museum recently.  I really with my whole heart wish Jessica all the best in her career! Here are some of the images we made together Bx

Beautiful Jessica in the Brisbane sunlight

Beautiful Jessica in the Brisbane sunlight

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Womens Portraiture by Britt Spring Photography

Womens Portraiture by Britt Spring Photography

How do I pose for my photoshoot?

By Brisbane Family Photographer - Britt Spring

Luke, Marie-Claire & Marco in the soft light of Brisbane {Brisbane Portrait Photographer}

Luke, Marie-Claire & Marco in the soft light of Brisbane {Brisbane Portrait Photographer}

Posing... eeek!  how scary.  I have not met one client who has said they love posing for photographs.  Ok yes I lie, I have they are called professional models!!!!!  But hey if i looked like a model i'd be happy to pose it up for photos too but instead when a camera is in my face I look like I've bitten into a rotten egg.  That's because most of us are normal looking and have normal insecurities.  Its called being human.  

So I wanted to share with you how I get my clients looking so relaxed.  I understand how scary this process can seem and I want to put your mind at ease.....

  1. One word.... drugs.  Lots and lots of drugs.  KIDDING. haha.  Now focus.
  2. Being prepared....  whats that got to do with posing?  Well being prepared for the shoot helps us relax way before we get to the location.  Before every shoot I send my clients an email that will help you get ready for the shoot and hopefully give you ideas that you hadn't thought of.   
  3. Trust me.... How do you trust me a person you don't know?  Well one way is to get acquainted with the person who is photographing you (thats me hopefully).  Check out their work, get to know their style, what do their previous clients think of them?  (Check out my "Raves" link) Look at their images, do they look "posey"?  Once you feel safe knowing you love your photographers style you can relax a bit.  Deep breath. 
  4. The "not" pose.  So to be honest posing isn't about tilting you head at a certain angle and telling you to smile.  Its about capturing a moment in time, a real moment between you and your loved one. This is something I set up in a very natural way.... 
  5. How can a pose be "natural". Well its relatively easy actually.  My goal on the day is to get you in amazing light and then guide you into a "pose" thats real and natural and let you be yourself.  Example photo above, pretty light check, sweet comfortable pose check, natural expressions check, dog looking cute check.  Its that easy.  
  6. What a lot of people don't realise is that you don't have to be looking at the camera to achieve a beautiful portrait.  I will often start you off looking away from the camera and then when I feel you are comfy i'll guide your eyes back at me.  

The point to all of this is I approach every client with the same goals but allow you the freedom to be yourself.  I gauge how you are feeling the whole time we are together and never push you beyond what you are comfortable doing.  At the end of the day I really really want you to have fun and enjoy the experience!

So I hope this has helped with any nerves.  Next post I'm thinking about is "what to expect during your shoot with me" 

Bx