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Branding Photography -Tunes Without Measure Or End – The Bagpiper

Business Branding Photography Session for The Bagpiper

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“Let me play you tunes without measure or end.  

Tunes that are born to die without a herald

As a flight of storks rises from a marsh, circles,

and alights on the spot from which it rose.”

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A young Gold Coast based musician, Callum Pert, both truly honours and respects the tradition of Scottish bagpiping, while also imbuing his art with a youthful energy that imparts it’s magic to older and younger generations alike.

When his business called for branding photography, the creativity flowed.  There really is nothing quite like the lingering, reverberating music of the bagpiper.  The passion, poise, and centuries old traditional kilt outfit all combine to captivate.

And during our shoot for his website, Callum’s performance certainly captivated every onlooker.

This University student has honed his skill of the pipes over the past 8 years and loves nothing more than to entertain others through the stirring reed instrument. And he also passes his knowledge onto other young people by teaching bagpipes.

Callum seemingly effortlessly displayed this talent during our photo session at the Botanic Gardens.

His command of the bagpipes by the creek on a desperately hot afternoon, drew an eclectic and mesmerised audience – a lovely elderly woman of Scottish origin herself who chatted to Callum and was transported back to her childhood and her mother’s love of bagpipes; and a young boy who planted himself by the creek to absorb the unmistakeable sound of the pipes as he watched a group of ducklings splashing about.  He didn’t leave til we did!

To experience Callum’s command of the bagpipes and the way he translates such an instrument steeped in tradition to the contemporary setting, check out his website – the bagpiper.com.au – and see what he offers.

Whether a ceremony, a party, function, or lessons, Callum’s got talent and enthusiasm in spades.

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The Bagpiper, Callum Pert.

On location styling shoot – Lifestyle Photography

Lifestyle Photography Sessions for portrait, website, product shoots.

A relaxed, garden-tea inspired set up for a portrait client’s special lifestyle photography session sets the scene for a beautiful on location styling shoot.

When photographing at my home studio our creativity and styling really come to the fore.  I have unique, stylish and contemporary props and set ups to create beautiful looks for portrait, website & socials, and product photography sessions.

Lifestyle photography sessions and styling shoots are a great way to lend your portrait session a relaxed vibe.  And a relaxed you means fabulous images!

Thanks to Original Occasion for the shimmery chandelier & tea lights – they caught the light beautifully, no doubt my client will shine!

To see some of the amazing photos from this lifestyle photography session click here.


Website Branding – A Celebrant’s Stylish & Professional Approach to Her Business Captured in Images.

Branding and Headshots for your website are crucial.

No images of you on your business website?  Not sure how to align your images to your brand?  How to confidently engage with the camera to truly reflect you & your brand?  SQP offers branding and headshots for your professional profile and business.

A Personal Branding Session helps you define your brand and then capture amazing images to tell your audience just what you stand for.  Your online images are often the first impression someone gets of your business, and never before have they been more crucial to your brand and growing your business.

Starting with “WHY you do what you do?” & communicating what sets you apart, is how this Personal Branding Session began – and all before the camera even appeared!  I help with the visuals and the written copy and content.

Photographs and written content for your business.

After bidding on the photo session at a charity auction to raise funds for the Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation, Vicki, a celebrant, decided to invest in her business, Victoria’s Ceremonies, and have some professional photos taken for her marketing and website.  This warm & engaging woman brought so much fun, creativity, and style to her shoot.

After designing the shoot to capture just how Vicki wanted her business and personal branding to be perceived, and a little insider coaching on how to engage with the camera, – I think you’ll agree with me that she simply exudes style, grace, poise, & professionalism – all wrapped up in warm-hearted fun!  Whether marriage, or naming ceremony, Vicki’s got this, & you’re just going to love how she presents, and how very relaxed she makes you feel.  

I’m so looking forward to sharing all of Vicki’s images with her, & seeing how they elevate her website.

Thank you for such a great session full of fun Vicki, and for entrusting the capture of your images to me.

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High School Formal Photo Shoot

High School Formal Photography at Your Home

Celebrate and capture this milestone for your high school graduate with a professional high school formal photo shoot at your home – before you leave for the arrivals!

Until you’ve experienced a high school formal and all the preparations and excitement involved on the day, you probably can’t fully appreciate the convenience of a photo session at your home.  Instead of lining up with hundreds of others for stock standard photos once you get to the event venue, I come to you!

Callum celebrated his Year 12 Formal with beautiful partner, Annelise.  And it was loads of fun doing a high school formal photo shoot for them at their place prior to them heading off to the pre-formal gathering.

Such a relaxed, fun afternoon capturing these two, & their families, in all their finery – completely cool, calm, collected, & looking forward to a great evening.

And before the end of the evening they received a text containing their very own app gallery of their images to save to their phones and other devices, and to post and share.

Packages available.

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High School Formal Photo Shoot – Celebration Time!

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