The Connection Resource – an online community for Parents

Are you worried about homeschooling? The truth of it is that next term, we’re looking at spending a whole lot of time with our kids….a whole lot of time in a much smaller space! 😳 I love my girl to bits, but she can drive me a little crazy too. 🤬🤪😂 With the foundation of […]

Coronavirus and Community

Wow! What an unprecedented few weeks it has been! I don’t know about you, but my head is spinning from the daily changes made to our communities. I don’t want to take up too much of your time (I’m at Covid-19 overload too), but I wanted to let you know what’s happening at my end […]

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Grooming Tips for Men’s Headshots

Makeup? Makeup is not recommended on men because all of my work is retouched afterwards, so any blemishes will be taken care of during that process. Facial Hair: If you’d like to shoot with facial hair I’d be happy for you to come in with whatever level of growth you’d like and can shave or […]

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Grooming Tips for Women’s Headshots

Ladies, here’s some tips for doing your own makeup: I recommend a very clean simple look. You are welcome to touch up and add subtle changes to the makeup as the shoot progresses. Remember, your headshot is about YOU looking your best—not your makeup attracting the attention. Keep everything soft, well blended and natural because […]

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What are you really paying for…

…when you pay for a headshot session? Much the same as a Mechanic charges for labour and parts separately, I charge a session fee and a price per photograph. Currently, the studio based headshot session fee is $300. This Includes: No Time Limit On Your SessionUnlimited Outfit ChangesShoot Preparation Package Before Your Session (inc. Coaching […]

People of Ipswich

While People of Ipswich has now become “Helping the Homeless to be seen with Dignity”, it began as a personal project of mine, something very dear to my heart. The gift of  powerful, uplifting  portraits to those fighting or surviving cancer and other life threatening illnesses during their most fragile time. These charitable portrait sessions […]

What is a CPP and why it should matter to you.

I’ve been the President at the Professional Photographers’ Association of Queensland for just over a year now.  I am passionate about providing a platform for the growth and promotion of the Professional Photography Industry in Queensland. I’m also passionate about helping everyone who’s thinking about hiring a photographer understand the importance of looking for a […]

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Your Headshot Experience – What to Expect

With over 10 years of experience, Amanda is here to help you be you in front of a camera. From booking the perfect session for your brand photography needs, assistance with scheduling a professional stylist, creating a welcoming environment, helping you feel comfortable and confident and expertly coaching you into all the best poses and […]

On becoming a “Heartfelt” photographer

From the heart… In 2018 I became a photographer for Heartfelt. “Heartfelt is a volunteer organisation of professional photographers from all over Australia and New Zealand dedicated to giving the gift of photographic memories to families that have experienced stillbirths, premature births or have children with serious and terminal illnesses.” Being welcomed into the arms […]

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Headshots Vs. Portraits

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? HEADSHOTS: A headshot is generally a close-­up style shot of head and shoulders that the subject uses for branding, marketing and for identifying themselves in the marketplace. Headshots may be in studio or on­-location. The subject’s expression is approachable and confident. Subject is looking at the camera. The goal is to recognise/identify […]