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Website Profile Portraits – Scott Trevethan

April 19, 2015 | Learn more about Lizzy C's Portrait Photography.

Introducing our client: Scott Treventhan

What do you do?

I run Scott Partners Chartered Accountants – Tax and business advisors specialising in making small businesses work better for their owners.

Tell me about how you got into your field.

Well I guess accounting is in the family gene pool so I naturally gravitated to it. Had a lot of interesting small and large business diversions along the way including running my own café, before coming to Scott Partners. By the way, its not named for me, it was founded over 30 years ago by David Scott who only just recently retired.

Tell me a bit about what you do.

We use technology such as cloud accounting, we favour Xero, to keep in touch with our clients and continually advise them along the path.

Specifically we take the burden of tax and lodgements from our client’s busy schedules and give the advice on other aspects of their business such as cash flow, HR management and how to convert their hard earned profits to long term investments.

Why did you choose to hire Lizzy C Photography?

I just bought out my partner to become the sole owner of the business and we wanted to relaunch my profile in a new web site and a host of other online marketing areas. Lizzy C seemed like a good fit for some profile pictures.

Tell us about your experience working with her. Were you happy with
the results of your shoot?

Very happy with the results. Even happier after they were touched up a bit. Liz was very easy to work with, made me relax and enjoy the experience. It was very personal and professional. I’m delighted with my pics. Thanks Liz!

 

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One Fine Print
327 Smith St, Fitzroy
10-6pm 
Until 26th of April

I’ve been working super hard on a new project which I haven’t really had the chance to tell you about.

I  work professionally as a photographer for my two businesses, Lizzy C Photography and Commercial Focus. They keep me very busy! I also enjoy working on personal and creative photography, both when I travel and also in my spare time.

It is my personal photographic work, and that of my talented photography colleagues, which inspired me to launch my new venture, One Fine Print.One Fine Print aims to bring people beautiful and unique photography that they might otherwise not get to experience. There will be no need to trawl through looking for treasure; we’ve created something that until now has been difficult to find: a curated forum of unique, bold, intriguing large photographic prints that people can take home and enjoy.

One Fine Print launched spectacularly two weeks ago as a Pop Up Showcase at 327 Smith St Fitzroy. We’ve had so much great feedback and sheer delight from customers who’ve discovered us.  I love when people say to us “I’ve been looking for some art and I’d never previously considered photography.”  Everyone is loving that we only showcase interesting, bold and different images and that we make it easy. They are big, framed and delivered!

We are in the pop up store until the 26th of April and we’d love for you to visit.

Pop in (see what I did there) any time. We are open 10-6pm daily.  I (Lizzy) is in the store most days. If you can’t make it in to the store, check us out online and be sure to subscribe to our mailing list so you know what’s happening next!

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Teneil and Ash’s Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding

March 18, 2015 | Learn more about Lizzy C's Wedding Photography .

Teneil and Ash don’t do things in halves. They’ve managed to build a house, relocate from country Victoria and start new jobs. All while organising a wedding! A beautiful, heart felt and fun wedding at that!

I was pretty impressed at how dapper the boys scrubbed up in their suits and bow ties. The girls of course looked stunning. Teneil, just radiant in her Marina Hardwick gown. Their vintage classic look a stunning contrast to the rustic Australian feel of Emu Bottom homestead.

It was such a lovely day and I am so flattered that Teneil and Ash shared these lovely words about us.

“Lizzy was amazing, she had the added pressure of a few rainy showers but she still managed to get all the shots we were after. Hey bubbly personality made her really easy to get along with.”

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Wedding location: Emu Bottom
Ceremony Official: Trevor Rice celebrant
Bridal gown:Mariana hardwick
Grooms attire:formal red
Groomsmen:formal red
Bridesmaids:Deblus bridal (kerang)
Shoes:Adelles shoe gallery (Kerang)
Makeup/hair:Hair Narelle McCurdy (bridesmaid) Make up Teneil (Bride)
Flowers: king lake portia farm (saw him at flemington craft market)
Cars: Bentleys Tripple R car hire (these guys were awesome
Cake: Danielle rein-king (grooms cousin, it was delicious) based in Sunbury
Music: acoustic duo
Bonboniere: jams Bonnie (flemington craft market)
Invitations: vista print
Wedding Rings: online blue Nile
Bridal accessories:
First night: home
Honeymoon:Palm Cove

What should I wear?

March 11, 2015 | Learn more about Lizzy C's Portrait Photography.


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Professional Profile Photos

When a client books in for a Lizzy C Photography business portrait shoot, by far the most commonly asked question is “What should I wear?.”

There really is no right or wrong outfit for a portrait shoot. It doesn’t matter if your favorite shirt has stripes, or spots or is lime green. The best outfit you can bring is the one that makes you feel relaxed but professional. We usually recommend our clients bring a shirt or top in a color they like to wear and bring a jacket (for a few more corporate shots.)

We recommend bringing a second shirt or top to change into if you would like a greater variety of looks to choose from. Black is great and popular amongst us Melbourne peeps but bring some colour as well.

Jewellery and scarves are great ways for women to change it up. For Men bringing a suit, bring a couple of shirt and tie options and even a t-shirt for a casual shot for your personal Facebook profile picture for example.

The type of portrait we shoot may depend on the type of industry you work in and the clients that will view your profile. Some industries, by nature of their work, require a more relaxed approachable portrait style, whereas others may require a more formal corporate look.

Here at Lizzy C Photography, we like to think we are experts at capturing just the right look to showcase our clients and the work they do.

If you think your business image could do with a lift, then contact us now book in for a Business Profile on our next Business Portrait Shoot Day.

And….. If you find it hard to get to the studio during business hours, our appointments times start as early as 7.30am.

 

Lizzy C Photography

Phone (03) 9017 1816

admin@lizzyc.com.au

Our Next Business Portrait Shoot Day is Tuesday 17th March

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Client Spotlight: Profile Portraits: Tony Romanelli

February 20, 2015 | Learn more about Lizzy C's Commercial Photography .

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When I pack up the studio, after one of our special profile portrait days, I am always exhausted. It’s a big day, lots of photography but also a big part of these sessions is meeting people and learning about their personalities and what they do. This is especially important because not only do we photograph a true representation of each client’s personality but it means they let their guard down and enjoy the session. This results in relaxed personable portraits. I couldn’t love it more, as I get to meet people from all walks of life and we basically end up having heaps of laughs, chats and to be honest a lot of fun!

Tony was absolutely no exception. Tony is just one of those lovely personable and genuine guys. He came to us through a recommendation, through a lovely past client of mine, Marion. So I knew he was going to be great fun to work with, as well all I can say is good people know good people.

This is a little about Tony (a truly fascinating gentleman) and his experience of the shoot.

What do you do?
I am a social policy creator and developer for marginalised youth.

Tell me about how you got into your field.
I began my career as a teacher and then progressed into the public service as a senior consultant, where I worked on both the Disabilities and Behavior and Well being portfolios.

Tell me a bit about what you do.
A highly experienced and passionate advocate for marginalised youth, educator, trainer and facilitator, I specialise in the development of policy based on the principles of inclusion and social justice, reflective of the needs of our vulnerable youth.

Why did you choose to hire Lizzy C Photography?
Lizzy was highly recommended by a friend and colleague.

Tell us about your experience working with her. Were you happy with the results of your shoot?
Lizzy made me feel very relaxed which made the shoot loads of fun. It was so easy to connect with Lizzy, and it didn’t take long before we were solving
the worlds problems, having a good laugh, which resulted in heaps of fantastic shots. It was so difficult to choose the shots, because they were all great.

Social Media Profile Portraits: Client Spotlight: Paul Conti

February 17, 2015 | Learn more about Lizzy C's Portrait Photography.

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Recently we had the opportunity to photograph Paul’s profile photos. Actually we’d photographed Paul once before, as a groomsman at his sister’s wedding! Paul more than anyone knows the importance of having a strong online profile, infact his job is all about being online!

We asked Paul about what he does and his experience of a Lizzy C Photography session:

What do you do?
Social Media Manager, Country Road

Tell me a bit about what you do.
Country Road’s social media channels are my domain.
I work with the business to set our social content and comms strategy, grow traffic and revenue from social channels, meet social customer service standards, drive customer acquisition, promote brand advocacy, analyse social data and conduct market research.

Tell me about how you got into your field.
It was an accident, really.

I was working for Country Road in a hybrid retail operations, social customer service and internal communications role, whilst completing an undergraduate degree with a view to postgrad law. Back then there was no social media role in the business, save my work with our Customer Service team, but the potential was there.

After a little discussion I was offered a 6 month trial to develop and execute a social media strategy for Country Road; needless to say it worked (thankfully!) and my role became permanent.

Why did you choose to hire Lizzy C Photography?
It was a gift (but a good one!).

After telling my sister about the time a social media marketing news outlet had published an interview with me using my not-so-professional Facebook profile picture, she decided it was time to upgrade my photographic options. She’d previously worked with Lizzy on her wedding photos, and couldn’t have been happier with them, so naturally she went to Lizzy for this too.

Tell us about your experience working with her. Were you happy with the results of your shoot?
I won’t lie; I was dreading the shoot for the entire month leading up to it. I’m often on photo shoots for work, and I’m not scared of an Instagram pic or two, but being in front of a professional camera had me terrified.

Luckily Lizzy is great at what she does. She was friendly, funny, understood that I was well out of my comfort zone and (somehow) managed to put me at easy enough to get some really great shots.

I couldn’t recommend her more highly.

Matt and Lisa’s Stillwater at Crittenden Wedding

February 9, 2015 | Learn more about Lizzy C's Wedding Photography .

The opportunity to wander my way out of town on a Saturday to photograph a wedding is always a pleasure. Especially so when you know it’s going to be a great day photographing a lovely couple.

Matt and Lisa got married at Stillwater at Crittden, a stunning vineyard in Dromana. The couple were able to get ready right there on the property in adorable little lake houses and then wander over to be married under a big tree by the lake.  It was all very relaxed.

All day the weather kept us on our toes. Just small sprinkles that were never serious enough to interfere. Not that Lisa and Matt let the weather dampen their spirits. To be honest, I don’t know if they even noticed. I think they were too busy having a good time!

Thank you so much Lisa and Matt for including us in your special day and for your lovely words.

Send a big thank you to Lizzy! we really were impressed with her on the day and can not wait to see our images. We know they will be amazing!

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The details:
Wedding location: Stillwater at crittenden
Ceremony Official: Alisa Melhush
Bridal gown: Mariana Hardwick
Grooms attire: MJ Bale
Groomsmen: MJ Bale
Bridesmaids: duchess couture
Flowers: Babylon Flowers
Cake: French Lettuce
Music: Craig Francis Band
Bonboniere: Koko black
Invitations: Wedding paper divas
Wedding Rings: Blue Nile
Bridal accessories: Mariana Hardick
First night: The Lakeside Villas at Crittenden
Honeymoon: Samoa

Emma and Tim’s St Kilda Pier Wedding

January 16, 2015 | Learn more about Lizzy C's Wedding Photography .

Emma and Tim’s wedding day seemed to fall seamlessly into place. It was exactly what the couple wanted: a relaxed and fun day spent with their nearest and dearest. The setting really couldn’t have been more perfect. Picture this: a quaint weatherboarded kiosk perched at the end of St Kilda Pier. Guests are sipping on G&Ts and mingling while the sun sets out over the water. Many of the guests are sporting colourful and fun sunnies supplied by the couple. Live music is provided by the Baker Boys band. Laughter and chatter can be heard right down the pier as the guests settle into the night.

For us, it was a fun and easy day. Emma and Tim, self-professed “non-creative” types, were keen to follow our guidance and were happy to go with the flow. They were both keen to have some photos beforehand so as not to miss much of the party, and for the day to flow seamlessly for their guests from ceremony to reception. Due to their desire to keep things casual, there were very few formalities during the reception, so we were asked just to let them know when it would be a good time to duck out for some sunset shots. Such a dream brief for us. Oh, and didn’t we have some fun walking along the pier and playing with the perfect light! It was a great opportunity for us all to really take in the stunning sunset and spectacular city views.

Thank you so much Emma and Tim, for involving us in such a memorable day. I am sure it worked so well because you truly understood what was important to you and put your trust in people that could help achieve your vision. We appreciated the kind and heartfelt “thank you” during your speech; we were humbled to have been included.

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Competition Winner: Kelly’s Portrait Session

January 6, 2015 | Learn more about Lizzy C's Commercial Photography .

Kelly Reyolds was the lucky winner of our competition.  As part of the competition, Kelly won a all inclusive profile portrait session for business owners!

We asked Kelly a few questions about her work as a graphic designer and her experience of a Lizzy C Photography photo session.

Client Spotlight: Kelly Reynolds

 

1. What do you do?
I’m a freelance graphic designer. I create logos, publications, ads, websites, signage – anything in the visual media! I also love illustration, either hand drawn or computer generated. You can see examples of my work at www.kellyreynolds.com.au

 

2.Tell me about how you got into your field.
I loved art and graphic communication at school – so it was a pretty easy decision! I liked that it was a creative field with a practical, commercial purpose.

 

3. Tell me a bit about what you do and what makes you different than your competitors?
A lot of my work is creating logos and branding for companies, which involves extracting a detailed brief from the client, then distilling that information and capturing the essence of their company in a single mark or look, which I love. I think what makes me different is that I have a very thoughtful approach to my work, and I really care about doing a great job for my clients!

 

4. Why did you choose to hire Lizzy C Photography?
I was lucky enough to win this shoot from the facebook competition!

 

5. Tell us about your experience working with Lizzy. Were you happy with the results of your shoot?
The results are fantastic! I’m so happy with my pics. Lizzy was very friendly and quick to put me at ease, I didn’t feel nervous or ‘under the spotlight’ at all. I would definitely recommend her for lovely, natural portraits.
As the winner of our competition, Kelly received:
  • A 45 minute studio session
  • 4 digital images on DVD
  • A secure web gallery of images to choose from (up to 30 images)
  • All post production work/retouching of images
cleardot Competition Winner: Kellys Portrait Session

 

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Profile portrait sessions for business owners

January 1, 2015 | Learn more about Lizzy C's Portrait Photography.

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Melbourne portrait sessions for business owners

About once a month we run special shoot days for business people who want a strong online profile and presence. Doing it this way means that we can fill a studio day, making it cost effective for people who are sole or small operators. I particularly love doing these sessions as I get to meet people from all kinds of businesses and entrepreneurial backgrounds.

We’ve photographed lawyers, consultants, graphic designers, authors, health practitioners and even a psychic! Even though our clients come from all kinds of industries, the one thing they all have in common is that they want to have a strong online presence, as their clients often find them this way. They want to stand out in an over saturated and busy online world.

They don’t want cheesy or stock-standard corporate head shots. They want relaxed, natural, personable and professional. They want photos that say “he/she looks friendly, professional and someone I want to work with, I’m going to pick up the phone and call them”.

Why should you get professional head shots done?

  1. It’s very likely that you will have an online presence and you may interact with many potential clients this way. How you look online is how people will perceive your brand, personality and what you do. People use images to make snap judgements. A poor quality headshot might give the impression that your work isn’t of high quality.
  2. In a saturated market does your profile stand out? A professional portrait is clear and sharp. It stands out compared with mobile phone selfies!
  3. A professional photographer will talk to you about your target market and what you’d like to represent. The use of backgrounds, body language, clothing and colors can help you send the right message to your potential clients about the type of creative professional you are.

What other people have had to say about a Lizzy C Photo Session.

Simon Dowling

facilitator, trainer and speaker

Lizzy is a fabulous portrait photographer. I got her to do some shots that I could use for my website – and I couldn’t have been happier with what she produced. The shoot itself was a breeze. I’d never met Lizzy before, but she connected quickly with me, made me feel at ease, took the time to understand my brief… and then the shoot was over in a flash! I’d have no hesitation in using Lizzy again next time.

Caroline Cameron

Executive Coach , Facilitator, Author and Motivational Speaker

Lizzy is a highly creative photographer who did a super job creating great portrait shots that capture the look and essence of my business.
Her photographs are excellent and she has a rare talent for making the ‘shoot’ easy and painless!

About Me.
I’ve been doing this photography thing for a long time now. It all started back in high school when I built a darkroom in my parents’ laundry. It was love from then on. I’m serious about photography. It’s what I do, all the time. It’s my career but, most importantly, it’s my passion. I’m a very sociable person and I love photographing people. I love the stories, the connection we can form and the trust people put in me to document who they really are.

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Simone and Rob’s Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding

December 25, 2014 | Learn more about Lizzy C's Wedding Photography .

Simone and Rob know each other pretty well, they had been together just a short 14 years prior to their wedding day. With a gorgeous tribe of kids to support them, they decided it was about time to make it official. Music was to provide an important ambiance on the day. The guests were charmed by the South American sounds of Inka Marka as they arrived and gathered on the lawn prior to the ceremony. Simone arrived to the sounds of Demis Rousso’s “The Wedding Song”, picked especially for its sentimental lyrics, as well as it being a touching and beautiful crowd pleaser. After the ceremony the guests wandered up to the Woolshed, all captivated and impressed by the simple, rustic and entirely spectacular venue. The twinkling fairy lights wrapped around the ceiling beams were accompanied by 100 cream carnations dangling at various lengths. The Woolshed felt cosy and relaxed as it was lit by candelabras, both on the tables and hanging from the rafters above. During the reception the Velvet Archers, a trio of musicians, played the night away! It was very special that the boys learnt and played at Simone and Rob’s request amazing renditions of “Kiss the girl” from the Disney movie “The Little Mermaid” and “Budapest” by George Ezra.

I just love this little story Simone shared about working with us. Gosh they are sweet! 

Rob and I are both by far what some people might call PHOTOPHOBIC!! In our 14 years together we had only managed to have one photo which we both agreed was framable; as such we thought we would save money and count on family shots to capture the day! Ohhh Lord, then the parents found out and you can guess what happened next…  yes, let’s just say they strongly felt we should seek professional services! So when we came to meet with Lizzy C Photography it was upon the high recommendations from our wedding venue, Emu Bottom Homestead. They love Lizzy C out there!! Our first meeting – EASY! Lizzy was relaxed, friendly, and was able to show us loads of examples of her work; this was by far a no-brainer for us – we booked Lizzy C on the spot and we were happy! Our initial engagement session was at Fitzroy Gardens upon our request. Amazingly Lizzy successfully shot an abundance of photos, all with Robs eyes open and no flashes making me look like Casper! On our wedding day, the girls whipped around snapping pics left, right and centre. Their easy-going approach was matched with professionalism; they were simply fantastic and all those they encountered on the day felt relaxed and happy in their presence… well done girls, we look forward to the finished product!! corporateportraitsMelbourne 00252 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding corporateportraitsMelbourne 00262 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding corporateportraitsMelbourne 00271 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding corporateportraitsMelbourne 00281 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 00291 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0031 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0030 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0032 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0033 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0034 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0035 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0036 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0037 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0038 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0039 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0040 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0041 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0042 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0043 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0044 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0046 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0045 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0047 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0048 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0049 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0050 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0051 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0052 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding EmuBottomHomestead wedding 0053 Simone and Robs Emu Bottom Homestead Wedding Wedding Location: Emu Bottom Homestead – Garden & Woolshed Reception

Ceremony Official: Jane Clifton – jane@janeclifton.com.au

Bridal Gown: Raffaele Ciucia, 441-443 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC

Bridal Shoes: Forever New

Grooms Attire: Lidis Taylors, 208 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC – The Golden Ewe: Endurance: Ted Baker London 2PC Suit 25-Brown: Tie, Pocket Square & Shoes from Menzclub,158A Bridge Road, Richmond VIC

Groomsmen Attire: Bossini, Shop 97 Epping Plaza, Epping VIC –  Chocolate Brown Suit with Ivory Shirt, Champagne Bow tie & Brown Leather Braces. Shoes by Bossini.

Bridesmaids Attire: Héra Couture, 511 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC – self-designed. A-line one shoulder floor length gown; Chiffon dress with ruffle flower sash, beaded over shoulder & flowing shoulder sash.

Bridesmaids Shoes: Betts

Flower Girl: Princess Boutique, 606 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC – Dress design – Hayley, floor length with Rum Pink Bodice & Ivory Tulle Skirt (Note: Rum Pink is not “pink” it appears as soft champagne).

Hair: By Frances Cartatozzolo Makeup: By Bride

Flowers: Unstructured hand tied posy bouquets in earthy tones of beige, soft pink, white & cream with pops of dodda vine, gumnuts & foliage. Finished with hessian handle & lace overlay, complete with bow to finish. Flowers By First Impression Flowers, 407 Mount Alexander Road, Ascot Vale VIC.

Cars: Limo Hire Craigieburn VIC by Davine – White Stretch Limousine to collect from home. Met by Cobb & Co Carriages, Melbourne. transported to venue in White Carriage with two black horses.

Music: Inka Marka playing pre/post ceremony & during cocktail hour – Entertain Oz Pty Ltd, Velvet Archers playing during reception

Bomboniere: Self-made using pre brought photo frames.

Invitations: By Ultimate Choice Printing & Design

Wedding Rings: From Michael Hill Jewellers

Kate + Ben’s Werribee Mansion & Shadowfax Winery Wedding

December 15, 2014 | Learn more about Lizzy C's Wedding Photography .

When I first stepped into Kate and Ben’s home on the day of their wedding, I understood exactly why they’d chosen to have their wedding ceremony on the staircase at the Werribee Mansion. It was of a style and period they obviously enjoyed. Their home, a gorgeous little cottage (midst renovations), was decorated lovingly with gorgeous antique furniture and bits and pieces from an bygone era. In contrast to the formal splendour that the mansion provided, Kate and Ben also wanted a relaxed wedding to fit with their personalities. Hence, post-ceremony, the celebrations kicked on, beginning with drinks at Shadowfax Winery. The couple arrived and leapt straight into their wedding dance, setting the tone for the rest of the night!

Kate and Ben, it was such a fun day and a pleasure to be a part of such a wonderful and happy occasion. Thank you for including us and for the lovely words you shared.

“Lizzy was extremely professional and she made us feel really comfortable throughout the day. We hardly noticed her presence during the ceremony or reception, which highlights how great she is as a photographer because she was not invasive and this made our day more relaxed. During our photo shoots Lizzy again displayed her creativity and ability to work with difficult lighting. We were very happy with Lizzy and would highly recommend her.”

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The details
Wedding location: Ceremony: The Werribee Mansion Reception: Shadowfax Winery
Ceremony Official: Bernadeen Hoogendoorn
Bridal gown: Maggie Sottero
Grooms attire: Peter Jackson
Groomsmen: Peter Jackson
Bridesmaids: Review
Shoes: Wittner and Nine West
Makeup/hair: Ebony Walgers (weekend business) Sarah Porter (weekend business)
Flowers: Charlie and Co Flowers
Jewellery: Bride’s own jewellery
Cars: Horse Drawn Cab Co
Cake: French Lettuce
Music: Baker Boys Band
Bonboniere: Chocolette Patisserie
Invitations: Santiago Sunbird
Wedding Rings: Phillip Totton (P.T. Jewellery)
Bridal accessories: Bride’s jewellery
First night: The Mansion Hotel
Honeymoon:
Thailand

Featured Client: Simon, Relaxed Corporate Portraits

November 27, 2014 | Learn more about Lizzy C's Portrait Photography.

Simon came to us when he was updating his new website. Simon works with leaders and managers to help them create inspired, and high performing teams.   Simon needed banner images for his website and profile photos of himself.  As a consultant who works closely with people it was very important that he projected the right image. So it was important that the images included the corporate environment that he works in but also illustrated his relaxed personality and working style.   The brief in a nutshell was relaxed corporate portraits!

Simon had some lovely things to say about his experience,

“Lizzy is a fabulous portrait photographer. I got her to do some shots that I could use for my website – and I couldn’t have been happier with what she produced. The shoot itself was a breeze. I’d never met Lizzy before, but she connected quickly with me, made me feel at ease, took the time to understand my brief… and then the shoot was over in a flash! I’d have no hesitation in using Lizzy again next time.” – Simon

 

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Nicole + Rodolfo’s Brighton Savoy Wedding

November 19, 2014 | Learn more about Lizzy C's Wedding Photography .

I think most people find it overwhelming organising one wedding. Imagine organising two! Especially, when they are on either sides of the world! Well, Nicole and Rodolfo did just that, and pulled it off seamlessly I might add! Flying in just prior to their wedding in Melbourne, I was amazed at how relaxed Nicole was about it all. She said, Rodolfo had been in charge of the Australian wedding (hence the fancy cars) and he’d really done it pretty much all himself. What a man!

It was a gorgeous day in which Nicole and Rodolfo including lots of laughs with their 8 people strong bridal party. Two of which had also flown in from the states and were lucky enough to attend both weddings! We had a fantastic time with them all capturing photos around Mordialloc and Brighton. It was important for Nicole and Rodolfo to capture the Australian beach and lifestyle as this was something they hadn’t had at their St Louis Wedding!

Nicole and Rodolfo said some lovely things to say about us too  ” Lizzy is a joy to work with, she is dedicated and professional and also very flexible which is what you hope for in a photographer. The wedding day went very smoothly because of working with wonderful people like Lizzy.”

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The Wedding details:

Wedding location: St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church Brighton
Ceremony Official: Father Martin Dixon
Bridal gown: BHLDN
Grooms attire: Shoreditch purchased from Andre J. Menswear
Groomsmen: Shoreditch purchased from Andre J. Menswear
Bridesmaids: BHLDN
Shoes: Betsy Johnson (Bride)
Makeup/hair:
Jewellery: BHLDN (Earrings)
Cars: Hot Rod Heaven
Cake: Fantasy Cakes Cake Artists in Doncaster
Music: Rosie Kalber with Sensation Entertainment
Invitations: Minted.com
Wedding Rings: Arman Jewellery
Bridal accessories: Twigs and Honey (hair piece)