Portraits: Mum, Dad & 36 Years of Marriage

My parents met in their late teens. nearly 40 years together, 36 years of marriage, 3 kids and 4 grand kids later they still have the same endearing zest for each other as I’m sure they had back then, if not more!

It was about time I took some photos of the pair of them and I love each and everyone. Dad took advantage of the fact he could kiss and nuzzle mum. And Mum not being the PDA type of person just had to put up with it! I know you enjoyed it Mum! See the full article at www.heatherellis-photography.com

Portraits: The Kilfoil Family

What can I say? – What an ADORABLE family! Having met this family on the day of the shoot. We met at Yatton Park in Tauranga where a lot of fun was had. Sophie would smile when Jack wouldn’t and vice-versa. I think Sophie lost all meaning of her name with the amount of times […]

Portraits: The Balmer Family

I’ve currently been up in the North Island visiting some friends and family and having a chance to celebrate engagements, babies and growing families. Becca married Nathan Balmer in March 2008, I had the pleasure of being Becca’s Maid of Honour and Max came 10 months after. Now he’s a big 8 month old –  […]

Portraits: Ciara Anne McGuiness

The gorgeous Ciara, daughter to Janet and Martyn of Gisborne, NZ – is a gem. 6 weeks old and she can hold her head up, dictate her parents life and perform a smile to melt hearts. I had a great time with you Janet, Martyn and Ciara. When she’s older, we will do some more.

Portraits: Leaving her 20′s behind

This past weekend had me and my family celebrate my big sister’s 30th birthday. Carol chose an elegant Black and White Formal Cocktail Party theme, so we blew up over 200 Black and White Balloons and decorated the Mt Pleasant Yacht Club here in Christchurch. I made a Cocktail Menu, which my other half Doug […]

Personal: Ruthless Samuel

Just a couple of photos of my nephew Samuel from when he and his 3 brother’s were dragged to the Bexley Wetland in Christchurch by their Poppa, my Dad. They ended up having a great time racing round with their massive guns pretending they were in a war zone. Get them away from the XBox […]