Everything we receive, purchase, keep, hold dear, hate, fix, admire, and love is filled with emotion and intention, the good and even the bad. It's filled with it's own life and energy and connects and melds with our own lives.
Are you sowing seeds? For veggies or even ideas? Now is the time to embrace it!
This guy is my sweet old soul. He's wiser than he lets on. He's more observant than anyone I know. And yet, he is a total goofball. Totally my kid.
All but one of these images are #nofilter. Uncropped, unedited. Well, otherwise known as 'Straight Outta Camera'. It makes me happy when I get images like these. It gives me a sense of place and helps me remember the feeling you get and the memories that really matter. The crazy hot sunshine, followed by a… Continue reading Back in the Summertime
The last few months, I have been focusing on something that I didn't think I would get back to this soon. Work. Luckily, my work is fun. It's photography, of course. I've been in the process of restarting photographing people, food, weddings, all things kid. It's been a stressful few bits and pieces here and there,… Continue reading Catching up on blogging and business..
Over the last few weeks, I have been truly understanding what it means to have boys. There are hours of moving, running, eating, yelling, screaming, chaos. The only time it's quiet in this house is when they have finally tired themselves out and have fallen asleep. While all of this has made exhausted, I can see the… Continue reading On Photographing busy, busy boys!
School holidays are finally, FINALLY over! Seriously. We are shattered. The beginning of term could not come fast enough! But luckily, we were blessed with some amazing weather! While we did stay here in town most of the time, we were able to sneak away for a few days and enjoy some love from the… Continue reading Oh the Holiday Snaps!
Over these school holiday - which did drive us all a bit mental - I've been thinking about how I photograph. How I photograph life, our family, our experiences, and ways to really start making this more than a hobby again. I was lucky enough to start photographing weddings at the Wellington Zoo! It is such an… Continue reading Another trip to the Wellington Zoo and photographing your children
Let the kids decorate the tree, they said. It'll be fun, they said. Actually, it was fun! They loved it! After they hung 90% of the ornaments in the lowest three branches of the old van Hulst family tree, we finished up our Christmas cards. And after they were in bed, 80% of the… Continue reading Getting Christmas Ready!
I hope everyone had a fantastic and spooky Halloween! This year was (finally) the first year we had our Pumpkin Carving Party here in NZ. It was a blast! Even though no one was able to get any of those great orange pumpkins (there is definitely a market for them if someone is keen!) we… Continue reading Goodbye October, Hello November!