Nate at 7 weeks was such a gorgeous little man to work with. Nate was due during the COVID-19 shutdown, so we had to wait till restrictions were eased before we could have him in for some photos. He’ll certainly have a unique story to tell when he is older.

“I knew becoming a first time parent would be a life changing experience but I didn’t expect everything around us to change at the same time.

Our baby was due the last week in April. We were so lucky to have such an easy going, stress free pregnancy. That was before Covid hit and the realisation of giving birth in the midst of a global pandemic set in.

The antenatal classes were cancelled, the appointments at the hospital with the midwives were cancelled, even our weekly doctor appointments got pushed back from weekly to every three weeks.

Then came the self isolating, I made the decision to finish up work a couple weeks early as I am a self employed hairdresser and was in direct contact with many people every day.

And it continued to get worse…. we were told we weren’t allowed to have any visitors AND my partner might not even be allowed in the hospital, this is where the stress, anxiety, sleepless nights started. I was a wreck! My partner is my rock! How could they even suggest that he couldn’t be there!

Thank goodness by the time our due date came and went, restrictions weren’t as tight and my partner was allowed in and on the 3rd May, our little man FINALLY entered the world.

Looking back now, for us personally, having a baby during the pandemic wasn’t all negative. Not being allowed visitors gave us time to settle in at home and into our new lives with our adorable baby Nate”.



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My dad always said to me “Kristy, if you find a job you love doing, you’ll never work a day in your life” and I’m proud to say that I have found that job! Photographing families, and especially their precious newborn babies, is my dream job for sure, as I get to create lasting memories for my clients for them to cherish for ever. Just knowing that in 50 or 100 years from now, someone will be holding one of my photos and admiring it. That is why I do what I do.
I’d love to hear from you and hopefully we can work together to create the perfect family photos for you.





“Thank you Kristy for my amazing maternity and newborn sessions! You made me feel so comfortable and beautiful in my own skin at my maternity session, and watching you work your magic with our newborn daughter was such an amazing experience. I instantly felt at ease in your presence and had the utmost trust and faith in you during the newborn photos. I am so happy I chose you to capture this amazing experience with. Thank you” – Krystal, Paul and Penny.


“Amazing experience, felt so comfortable!! Can’t wait to see the finished product of my maternity photos and can’t wait to book in our newborn shoot when baby is born.” Courtney Barlow