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Sunshine Coast Maternity, newborn, family Photography Blog

Check out some of my recent blog articles! They are split into separate categories so you can browse the ones you are interested in by clicking the required links above: maternity / pregnancy, newborn & family photography.

 

If there is a photography topic you would like me to blog about, or you have a suggestion to collaborate on a blog project please contact me!

Sunshine Coast pregnancy photoshoot preparation

So you have booked a Sunshine Coast pregnancy photoshoot & would like to know whats next ? Take a quick read of the guide below to help get the best results from your maternity photoshoot. Before the photoshoot you will have your hair & makeup done by one of my preferred stylists. This takes approximately...

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  • SelinaNovember 6, 2019 - 8:34 pm

    I love this, its so useful thank youReplyCancel

  • MADELEINE ROGERSNovember 6, 2019 - 9:26 pm

    Wow…..ReplyCancel

  • JoanneNovember 6, 2019 - 9:45 pm

    Such Beautiful photosReplyCancel

  • LisaNovember 6, 2019 - 10:10 pm

    Beautiful images. Thank you for the infoReplyCancel

  • Natalie MossNovember 7, 2019 - 9:51 am

    Some useful information.  Beautiful image.ReplyCancel

  • LouiseNovember 9, 2019 - 3:05 pm

    Your maternity photoshoots are stunning! great prep tipsReplyCancel

  • Emma SohlNovember 9, 2019 - 3:23 pm

    I just love your maternity images. they are beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Hannah willisNovember 10, 2019 - 1:26 pm

    I really wiSh i lived closer to you!! I would book in now!ReplyCancel

  • LaurenNovember 10, 2019 - 7:38 pm

    Some great tips to help prepare x ReplyCancel

  • JiLlNovember 11, 2019 - 7:58 pm

    Wow these are stunning!! ReplyCancel

  • Clare PerryNovember 13, 2019 - 11:28 am

    your maternity images are so beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah OsborneNovember 14, 2019 - 9:54 am

    This must be really USEFUL for your clients xReplyCancel

  • MyaNovember 14, 2019 - 9:13 pm

    BeautifulReplyCancel

  • jay saundersNovember 17, 2019 - 6:24 pm

    brilliant tipsReplyCancel

  • jay saundersNovember 17, 2019 - 6:25 pm

    brilliant tips and adviceReplyCancel

How to capture beautiful family photographs everyday

My mum had four children. She created four albums. One for each of us and they all start in the same way – a pixie photo of us taken in our hospital crib. The albums continue on from there, documenting our lives. First birthdays, first days at school, easter hat parade, Christmas, or just simply...

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  • CarliOctober 30, 2019 - 2:38 pm

    Such a great guide to some professional tipsReplyCancel

  • SelinaOctober 30, 2019 - 7:25 pm

    This is great information, thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Claire ButlerOctober 30, 2019 - 7:26 pm

    GREAT TIPS AND BEAUTIFUL IMAGES. THANK YOU. ReplyCancel

  • jay saundersOctober 30, 2019 - 8:07 pm

    great tips! i will be using these! thank youReplyCancel

  • MarieOctober 30, 2019 - 8:34 pm

    Beautiful images.  Thank you for the tipsReplyCancel

  • KirstyOctober 30, 2019 - 8:47 pm

    Thank you for some reallg wonderful advice xxxReplyCancel

  • NicoleOctober 31, 2019 - 6:06 am

    Such a great article thanks for sharing xReplyCancel

  • Sarah OsborneOctober 31, 2019 - 1:32 pm

    Great advice!ReplyCancel

  • Hannah willIsOctober 31, 2019 - 11:05 pm

    Oh my you have some teally amazing tips here! Thank you so much for sharing ❤️ I am trying to capture my children more too. Its not easy is it? ReplyCancel

    • SandpiperPhotographyNovember 4, 2019 - 11:11 am

      Yes, I really need to get more printed & onto my walls xReplyCancel

  • Emma SohlOctober 31, 2019 - 11:55 pm

    THis is a great guide for parents! THanks xReplyCancel

  • KathrynNovember 1, 2019 - 10:15 am

    I have the same problem, need to get those photo albUms soRted!! ReplyCancel

  • jillNovember 2, 2019 - 5:47 pm

    sUCH GREAT advice – brilliant tipsReplyCancel

  • Andrea BradleyNovember 2, 2019 - 5:51 pm

    So informative thank you xReplyCancel

  • LouiseNovember 3, 2019 - 9:22 pm

    Some fantastic advice!ReplyCancel

  • Natalie MossNovember 4, 2019 - 1:19 pm

    Such great tips. Thanks for sharing. ReplyCancel

  • amyNovember 5, 2019 - 2:59 pm

    Great guide, thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Clare PerryNovember 5, 2019 - 3:18 pm

    Amazing tips! Love this blog so much!ReplyCancel

  • LisaNovember 5, 2019 - 10:07 pm

    great advice, thank youReplyCancel

  • JoanneNovember 6, 2019 - 9:48 pm

    Brilliant tips for family photographersReplyCancel

  • MyaNovember 14, 2019 - 9:14 pm

    Great tips!ReplyCancel

  • JAYNovember 17, 2019 - 5:45 pm

    sUCH USEFUL TIPSReplyCancel

Noosa activities for kids

Having 4 kids, I’m always looking for fun things for them to do around the local area. While there is plenty to do outdoor, nature wise, like bush walking, swimming, and standup paddle boarding, there are also some great structure activities available. Below are some of my favourites: Peggy Panda music class Peggy Panda is...

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  • CarliOctober 23, 2019 - 5:03 pm

    Wow love those outriggersReplyCancel

  • Claire ButlerOctober 23, 2019 - 6:36 pm

    OH THIS BRINGS IT ALL BACK. i LOVED VISITING NOOSA AND i LOOK FORWARD TO RETURNING SOMEDAY WITH THE KIDS. gREAT READ!ReplyCancel

    • SandpiperPhotographyOctober 23, 2019 - 9:05 pm

      So cool to hear you’ve been to Noosa before!! Glad to hear you loved it! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • KatOctober 23, 2019 - 6:39 pm

    Looks beaUtiful, the horse riding sounds gReatReplyCancel

  • MADELEINE ROGERSOctober 23, 2019 - 6:44 pm

    What a lush place to live!!ReplyCancel

  • Natalie MossOctober 23, 2019 - 6:52 pm

    What a beautiful place to live.  Such fun things for the kids to do.ReplyCancel

  • SelinaOctober 23, 2019 - 6:54 pm

    some really great ideas, thank you for sharingReplyCancel

  • Nicole whyteOctober 23, 2019 - 7:31 pm

    What an amazing selection of things to do ReplyCancel

  • KirstyOctober 23, 2019 - 7:35 pm

    Oh my gosh so many wonderful ideas <3ReplyCancel

  • JillOctober 23, 2019 - 7:37 pm

    What a beautiful place you lIve x ReplyCancel

  • Hannah willisOctober 23, 2019 - 8:05 pm

    Wow looks like so much fun!ReplyCancel

  • LisaOctober 24, 2019 - 8:06 am

    Great udea thank youReplyCancel

  • LouiseOctober 24, 2019 - 9:52 am

    You have so many amazing things on your DOORSTEP. What a fab place to beReplyCancel

  • jay saudndersOctober 24, 2019 - 6:16 pm

    what a beautiful place! i would love to visit one dayReplyCancel

  • amy biggarOctober 24, 2019 - 7:36 pm

    Looks so much fun!ReplyCancel

  • marie myersOctober 24, 2019 - 8:15 pm

    wonderful ideas and such a beautiful locationReplyCancel

  • JoanneOctober 24, 2019 - 11:04 pm

    I had a great time when I was in Noosa. ReplyCancel

  • TiannaOctober 25, 2019 - 9:15 pm

    All this makes me want to move to AusReplyCancel

  • TiannaOctober 25, 2019 - 9:16 pm

    Amazing!ReplyCancel

  • myaOctober 26, 2019 - 9:38 pm

    wow!! So much variaty to do!! I love the outdoors too!!ReplyCancel

  • LaurenOctober 27, 2019 - 8:05 am

    These look like great activities ReplyCancel

  • Clare PerryOctober 29, 2019 - 11:08 am

    Such great activities one offer!ReplyCancel

  • Sharon nicholsonOctober 30, 2019 - 9:57 am

    great ideasReplyCancel

Noosa photoshoot hair & makeup

When you book in for any of my photoshoots, you will notice that the package includes professional hair & makeup for one person. Whether you are having a family, newborn, or maternity photoshoot, professional hair and makeup can make a huge difference to the final images. Makeup can help to accentuate features, contouring the face....

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  • kirstyOctober 16, 2019 - 5:04 pm

    Wow what incredible photographs, such a lovely blog <3ReplyCancel

  • MarieOctober 16, 2019 - 5:22 pm

    What a fantastic IdeaReplyCancel

  • HAnnah willisOctober 16, 2019 - 5:32 pm

    Gorgeous styling. Thanks for sharing ReplyCancel

  • KatOctober 16, 2019 - 5:34 pm

    Sounds lovely and relaxing ReplyCancel

  • CarliOctober 16, 2019 - 6:03 pm

    Wow, just gorgeous xxReplyCancel

  • AmyOctober 16, 2019 - 6:08 pm

    What a great idea! Love a pamper!ReplyCancel

  • TIannaOctober 16, 2019 - 6:10 pm

    Oh I love how she is having her hair done on location <3 lovely blog! It can really change the look and feel for the Mum xReplyCancel

    • SandpiperPhotographyOctober 17, 2019 - 10:34 pm

      She really felt pampered for her Sunshine Coast photoshootReplyCancel

  • MADELEINE ROGERSOctober 16, 2019 - 6:55 pm

    Wow what a fab idea. love those images too! ReplyCancel

  • jayOctober 16, 2019 - 7:13 pm

    what a brilliant idea!ReplyCancel

  • myaOctober 16, 2019 - 7:25 pm

    I love getting pampered for a photoshoot too. definitly adds to the expierance, thanks for sharingxReplyCancel

    • SandpiperPhotographyOctober 19, 2019 - 10:58 pm

      Yes, the clients really enjoy it and it gives them more confidence for the session xReplyCancel

  • Nicole whyteOctober 16, 2019 - 7:41 pm

    Oh how amazing does this look. What stunning photographs ReplyCancel

  • JillOctober 16, 2019 - 7:51 pm

    Beautifully styled! Such stunning work ReplyCancel

  • SelinaOctober 16, 2019 - 7:59 pm

    I love that you’ve added this to your sessions, it really Does make all the difference.ReplyCancel

  • Emma SohlOctober 16, 2019 - 8:19 pm

    These images are just so beautiful Thank you for sharing ReplyCancel

  • Clare PerryOctober 16, 2019 - 9:04 pm

    Such a lush touch to make a mumma feel special!ReplyCancel

  • JoanneOctober 16, 2019 - 9:30 pm

    Oh I’d love to be pampered like thatReplyCancel

  • LaurenOctober 16, 2019 - 10:42 pm

    I’ve never thought to add hair and makeup to a newborn shoot, lucky mummies ReplyCancel

  • Sarah osbOctober 17, 2019 - 10:40 am

    Lovely images xxReplyCancel

  • LIsaOctober 17, 2019 - 6:50 pm

    Great styling. Really help makes the experience ReplyCancel

  • LouiseOctober 17, 2019 - 8:36 pm

    I just love your images and perfect stylingReplyCancel

  • sharon NicholsonOctober 18, 2019 - 7:58 am

    Lovely imagesReplyCancel

    • SandpiperPhotographyOctober 19, 2019 - 10:59 pm

      many thanksReplyCancel

Sunshine Coast Pregnancy Photoshoot styling

Wondering what to wear for your maternity Photoshoot ? If you hire me as your professional Noosa maternity photographer there is no need to worry about buying a new outfit for the shoot. I have a range of gowns in flexible sizes for my clients to wear, ranging from casual style to ultra glamorous depending...

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  • emmaOctober 9, 2019 - 7:08 pm

    these suppliers have some gorgeous dresses – how lovely that your clients can choose from them!ReplyCancel

  • Hannah willisOctober 9, 2019 - 7:17 pm

    I love Mii Estilo. Stunning maternity wear!ReplyCancel

  • SelinaOctober 9, 2019 - 7:50 pm

    I LOve these suppliers, such gorgeous gowns!ReplyCancel

  • JillOctober 9, 2019 - 8:05 pm

    Wow what lucky Clients! Gorgeous suppliersReplyCancel

  • sharon nicholsonOctober 9, 2019 - 8:29 pm

    Stunning dresses from these suppliersReplyCancel

  • Sarah osborneOctober 9, 2019 - 8:50 pm

    How lovely to have such a range of choice xReplyCancel

  • JoanneOctober 9, 2019 - 9:04 pm

    Wow, some beautiful dresses from those designersReplyCancel

  • Clare PerryOctober 9, 2019 - 9:42 pm

    Amazing suppliers!ReplyCancel

  • jat saunders photographyOctober 9, 2019 - 10:05 pm
  • myaOctober 9, 2019 - 10:36 pm

    Great list for any one looking for maternity dress for a photoshootReplyCancel

  • Natalie MossOctober 10, 2019 - 7:38 am

    Love Mii Estilo.  Beautiful dressesReplyCancel

  • LosaOctober 10, 2019 - 8:27 am

    those dresses are beautiful. Thank you for thr links ReplyCancel

    • SandpiperPhotographyOctober 13, 2019 - 10:40 pm

      Yes, they make stunning maternity dressesReplyCancel

  • Louise FergusonOctober 10, 2019 - 8:58 am

    Your maternity images are stunning. Great styling!ReplyCancel

    • SandpiperPhotographyOctober 13, 2019 - 10:39 pm

      many thanks Louise, I love doing maternity photographyReplyCancel

  • MADELEINE ROGERSOctober 10, 2019 - 10:58 am

    So gorgeous!!ReplyCancel

  • Kathryn HillOctober 10, 2019 - 11:11 am

    Great to know!ReplyCancel

  • TiannaOctober 10, 2019 - 1:23 pm

    These are some of the best suppliers for maternity wear needed for sessions. Amazing!ReplyCancel

  • AmyOctober 10, 2019 - 1:53 pm

    Beautiful Dresses!ReplyCancel

  • kirsty kaulfussOctober 10, 2019 - 3:59 pm

    Fantastic blog, Thank you <3ReplyCancel

  • marie myersOctober 10, 2019 - 7:53 pm

    GORGEOUS ReplyCancel

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I am a family photographer based in Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast specialising in children's & family portraits, maternity and newborn photoshoots.

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Sunshine Coast Family, Maternity & Newborn Photography