Styled Couples Photoshoot {SM Photography}

A huge thank you to Clarissa (& her husband) for the incredible styling of this photoshoot, she put so much effort into this session and the results were beautiful! Thank you to Banana J Creations for the loan of one of their stunning Teepee’s, it looked fantastic. Be sure to check out these ladies pages to view their amazing work & products. Also thank you to Stacey & Linh for hair & makeup. Great job girls!

Thank you to the wonderful couple Jaimi-Lee & Jason who were so perfect for this session & worked really hard, we appreciate your time so much! And to the wonderful helpers Praneeta & Megan for being so hands on in helping us achieve these gorgeous images. The video from this session will follow shortly…

Styled by the amazing Clarissa – Garden Party Vintage – photography styling & vintage prop hire

Teepee – Banana J Creations 

Hair styling – Stacey Dawn Hair

Makeup Artist – Makeup by Linh

Models – Jaimi-Lee & Jason

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They lived happily every after… {Sleeping Beauty}

This is one of our gorgeous fairytale/fantasy inspired photoshoots we now offer. This session was inspired by the SLEEPING BEAUTY fairytale. We loved doing this photo session with one of our most loyal clients, definitely one of our favourite shoots so far!

Also check out the amazing video my husband created – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlkXpFULXPQ

Once upon a time there lived a good king and his queen. They had no children for many years and were very sad. Then one day, the queen gave birth to a lovely baby girl and the whole kingdom was happy. There was a grand celebration and all the fairies in the kingdom were invited. But the king forgot to invite an old fairy. She came to the celebrations but was very angry. Soon it was time to gift the baby with special wishes. The good fairies wished her well and said, “May she grow to be the most beautiful girl in the world! She will sing sweetly and dance so well! She will live happily!” All the fairies blessed the baby and gave her beautiful gifts.
When it was the old fairy’s turn, she said, “When the baby is sixteen she will touch a spindle, and die!” The king and queen were shocked and begged the fairy to forgive them and take her words back but the fairy refused to do so. When the other fairies saw the king and queen crying, they said, “We cannot undo what the old fairy has spoken. But we certainly can make it different. Your child shall not die when she touches the spindle. But she will fall into a deep sleep for a hundred years. Then, a prince will come along and wake her up.” Hearing this, the king and the queen were relieved. The king forbade everyone from spinning so that the princess would never touch a spindle.

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A hundred years passed. There came a prince from a far off land. He, along with his servants, went deep into the forest and crossed many rivers. Once the prince lost his way and was separated from the rest of the travellers. He came to the sleeping kingdom and was amazed. The guards, the servants, the cats and the cows were all fast asleep and snoring.2013-04-15_0017 2013-04-15_0018 2013-04-15_0019 2013-04-15_0020 2013-04-15_0021 The prince reached the palace and entered it. No one moved. The prince then found the sleeping princess. She was such a beautiful girl that the prince kissed her. By that time, a hundred years had passed by and everyone was waking up, one by one. The princess yawned and opened her eyes. She saw the prince and smiled. She asked him “Are you my prince?” He was happy to hear her speak.2013-04-15_0022 2013-04-15_0023 2013-04-15_0024 2013-04-15_0025 2013-04-15_0026 2013-04-15_0027 2013-04-15_0028 2013-04-15_0029
The prince and the princess fell in love with each other. The prince wanted to marry the princess so they went to ask for permission from their parents.
The king and the queen arranged for a royal wedding. All the clothes the bride wore were a hundred years old, but she looked beautiful. Soon, they were married and then they rode away to the prince’s kingdom far, far away.