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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: How can I make sure my kids have a great experience?

Well rested, well fed kids are ready to play and have fun! We'll want to schedule your session when kids aren't hungry are ready for a nap. If they feel like the Photo Session is part of their natural playtime, your images will burst with personality.


And you know when Nana is coming to visit, you talk about it all week with the kids, so when the moment arrives , the kids are bursting with excitement? We encourage you to treat your Photo Session the same way. Enthusiastically describe the activities in the days leading up to the Session. If the kids are looking forward to the Session, chances are they will.


Q: I am afraid my kids won't behave.



Q: What should we wear?

Our What to Wear Guide talks through all the "Do's & Don'ts". We discuss this at the Planning Meeting. You also get a copy to take home with you.


Q: I'm not sure what to do with the photos. I just know I want them done.



Q: When is the best time for maternity photos?

Anywhere between 7-8 months.


Q: When is the best time for newborn photos?

The best time to do newborn photo session is before 10 days old, while still in that sleepy stage. We will pencil in newborn for 7 days after due date, then just keep in touch.

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Phone: 03-421-6512

Address: 51 Featherstone Ave, Kairaki Beach
Kaiapoi, North Canterbury

Accredited Professional Photographer

The New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography (NZIPP) is the only qualifying body for professional photographers in New Zealand. Through a demanding Accreditation process, members gain professional recognition in the form of NZIPP Accredited Professional Photographer.

This, in addition to the stringent membership criteria and Code of Ethics, ensures that members are professional in both their creative and business practices. Comprising professional photographers from all over New Zealand who support, challenge, and encourage each other, the Institute strives to maintain and promote highest professional standards in the industry through education, fellowship and support