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Family Documentary Photography with Sarah Marshall Photography. This is a new venture into Family Documentary Photography where I encourage families to "just be" as I photograph your family together. I know as parents life gets so busy that we often forget to get our camera out or we don't feel up to being in the photos ourselves... I want to remind you how important it is to exist in photographs WITH your children. I encourage you to try and put the feelings aside of how you think you look right now. Your children don't care if you're not "picture perfect".  They love you and I am sure one To View More >>

I recently visited Kate from "Ora Wellness" in Whangarei to do some commercial photography. Behind the scenes commercial photography for local business owners is a great investment so you have images on hand for social media posts and press releases . This is not traditionally the time for headshots, but if your hair, make-up, outfit and on loctaion light is all looking great then I can usually capture an image of you too, as I did here with Kate. (Full personal branding sessions would be a seperate booking.) For more about holistic wellness with doTERRA essential oils check out the "Ora To View More >>

When choosing a photographer for your website content it is important to hire someone that understands what you need to represent your brand and business well online. This not only means good communication and great images but also knowing what to deliver to you and your website developer. If the following is a foreign language to you then you need to make sure that you hire a commercial photographer that can deliver the following on your behalf. Here's some great tips from Jesse at Gray Media Limited  Dear prospective web development client, when working with a web developer here are To View More >>

I was lucky to meet freelance writer and blogger Nichole from "Emmy & Me" this year at a networking group for self-employed Mums and I was excited to work with her and Emmy on a Lifestyle Family Photo-shoot so she would have professional images to contribute to up-coming blogs and articles. We met at my studio before our photo-shoot and Nichole got pampered with a hair style from Jade from JLS Hair Design and Make-up by Amy from Aurora Beauty. Emmy was super patient and happy dancing and trying on my hat while we made sure mum was ready to go. I have been loving Botanical inspired To View More >>

I love working with other local vendors! There really are some amazing people in Whangarei that can help on your wedding day. Check out the Behind The Scenes video to to this Bridal Themed Photoshoot here. Thanks to everyone involved in the photoshoot! Photography: Sarah Marshall: sarahjmarshall.com Model: Kate McGregor Hair & Styling: Alice & Leigh: aliceandleigh.com Boutique Bridal Wear: Designed by Calla Bridal and Supplied by Bank St Bridal: facebook.com/BankStBridal Bridal Flower Crown & Bouquet: Mint Floral: mintfloral.co.nz Cake: Meganlicious Cakes: meganliciouscakes.co.nz Table To View More >>