Summer!

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It's been such a long time since I last blogged, for which there is no excuse, but Daylight Savings and its longer, sun-filled days has brought with it a restlessness that I get every year...that call of the ocean that entices me down to smell the salt air and let the winds lure me out to sea. I spent a good deal of my childhood living in a tiny sea-side village, going to sleep to the sound of the waves pounding, smelling salt and pine on the air, longing for the sea-breezes to come in around three in the afternoon to whistle through the house, cooling us down just in time for dinner. I visibly relax when I hit the beach, it's my natural habitat, inspiration and sanctuary. 

 

Over the last decade, so many of my favourite photographs have been taken at the beaches around Adelaide. From Port Willunga to Largs Bay, the gentle shoreline has given me so much joy as I've recorded families enjoying themselves. We've delighted to see moon-rises, King tides, dolphins, kite-surfers, a lot of crazy seagulls, windy days (where we're nearly blown to Kangaroo Island!) and a LOT of incredible sunsets. The ocean is mercurial, giving us a different mood every day, which is of course, the best part.  

 

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I hope my love of the beach shines through these photographs and inspires you to consider having your very own, one-of-a-kind piece of art featuring your own beautiful children. Nothing shows how lucky we have it in this country than a photo of your child enjoying our incredible beaches. Book now to secure your appointment.

Simone x

 

Sunday afternoons

I loved photographing Sona and her beautiful family in the gorgeous Rymill Park. Sona is a fellow photographer and it's an enormous privilege to be asked to capture her family in stunning artwork that is going to look amazing on their walls. 

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Say goodbye to Summer

The beach is so insanely beautiful at this time of year. The light gets softer and the evenings are balmy. Adelaide has the BEST beaches for little kids with gentle tides, little lagoons and miles of shells to collect. ​Give me a family that loves the beach as much as I do and I'm in heaven. 

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