New announcement. Learn more

Back to Blog

Capturing a good Selfie

The rise of social media platforms like Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook and TikTok has seen the popularity of selfies. People began sharing selfies as a way to document their experiences, express themselves creatively, and connect with others online. BUT, selfies are now a big part of digital culture, with millions shared daily across various social media platforms worldwide....

February 20, 2024

2024 And The New You

As we move closer to closing the chapter on 2023, and look forward to a new year, with the ability to start fresh, with a new year that could be filled with potential, the age-old tradition of making New Year's resolutions finds its place again in our thoughts.Does any body do it any more?  Is it now called something else?  Setting Goals or Manifesting our hopes and dreams? Whether it's about starting a healthier diet, dedicating more time to reading, or being more active, it all ...

December 14, 2023

The Festive Season Juggle

The festive season is upon us, and the juggling begins - kids, extended family, time away, keeping the business ticking along, money, too much food, anndd, down time for you.It's that time of year again! As the festive spirit takes over, and holiday decorations line every corner of the streets, it's all too easy to get overwhelmed by the juggling act of maintaining your everyday life whilst also diving head-first into the seasons celebrations.Between catering to our children’s excitement, keep...

November 21, 2023

Should I Have A Business Branding Shoot?

Yes you should have a business branding shoot!!  For so many reasons.First up, branding is not just your logo and your chosen colours that represent your business.  Business branding  showcases your product or service through images.  This also includes you, the owner and possibly also your employees or co workers.  It can also show your processes, where you work, how you work, props that you may utilise within your business, like laptops, books, clothes, and products......

June 15, 2023

Branding, Portraits, Boudoir or Glamour, what colours should i wear?

As we all know, we all like to wear the colours we like, because they give us a different feeling.For me, white makes me feel clean light and bright. Black covers up, it can make us look smart, stylish or clean cut or help us hide. Sadly they have been my go to colours for so long, because they are also very versatile, they go with anything and everything.  However recently I've learnt a bit about those colours and more.By wearing different shades and hues of colours that compliment your sk...

June 8, 2023

Self Confidence - what is it

Self-esteem could be said as “how much do I like myself’, how you appreciate you and appreciate yourself, your qualities, skills, and what you’ve accomplished. Like body image, self-esteem can also be based on how you think other people look at you as a person. People who have low self-esteem may not always feel confident about themselves or how they look. It can often be hard for them to see that they are an important and beautiful and capable person. People with positive self-esteem can ...

March 23, 2023

Do I Need To Know How to Pose For My Photo Shoot?

Posing, agh, no one wants to do it as it may make them look fake or silly, or maybe it will make you look like your trying too hard?Well, I'm here to tell you, i have no expectation of you to know how to pose, so stop worrying now!!!With my expertise, experience and knowledge I will help guide you and support you through your entire shoot, if its Business Branding, Boudoir, Teens or Glam shoot, from hair and makeup, and clothes, right through to your posing, im here to help.  I promise, i w...

February 22, 2023

Tauranga Based Photographer

Hi and welcome!I hope your all staying dry and safe during the insanely un-freindly summer weather!So this is all new to me and my first blog, like EVER, in my life, so please be nice and let me know if i get it wrong! :)So first up, a little about me, even though there is a page on my website, i can go a little further in depth here.My name is Melissa Reid, but you can call “Mel”, im originally from Paeroa, from a dairy farm, which i still call home and go back to and milk cows every now an...

February 15, 2023 Posts 1-8 of 8 | Page

This product has been added to your cart