My biggest blessings

Posted on: September 15th, 2017 by Carolyn Russell No Comments
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It has been ages since I posted an article – looking after a little one and managing a household without any help proves more time consuming than I had imagined and now we have a beautiful little girl to add to the blessed busyness I get to call my life.  I wouldn`t trade this season…

A family of four…family shoot

Posted on: October 16th, 2016 by Carolyn Russell No Comments
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When one of your favourite photographers moves back to Dubai you rejoice from the rooftops.  Andy and I first met Chloe when she asked us to do a styled maternity shoot with her.  From then on, I cannot get enough of her work and follow her like a hawk on all her social media links!  Her passion…

Happy Birthday Joshua…family

Posted on: October 12th, 2016 by Carolyn Russell 1 Comment
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Where has the time gone?  Our little boy is one…I can honestly say with all my heart (like all other mums I`m sure) that this past year has been the best year of our lives. Watching our little boy grow and explore the world around him has been one of life`s biggest blessings! To celebrate…

Sophisticated wedding shoot

Posted on: July 12th, 2016 by Carolyn Russell No Comments
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It is always refreshing to feature a wedding that is refreshing and unique.  I love the idea of this beautiful desert styled shoot…the black wedding dress definitely pushes me out of my comfort zone but it really does work!  It is striking and sophisticated against the softness of the desert dunes.  The decor definitely shouts `modern…

A serene maternity shoot…

Posted on: July 3rd, 2016 by Carolyn Russell No Comments
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When I receive images from Maria Sundin Photography in my inbox my heart skips a beat as I know they will be nothing less than beautiful.  I have seen a fair share of desert shoots but I am sure you will agree with me that this maternity shoot is quite spectacular.   I could stare at…

A bundle of `cuteness`…newborn

Posted on: May 29th, 2016 by Carolyn Russell No Comments
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Choosing which images to use was not an easy task, as I found myself staring for ages at every single one!  Firstly, because Lianne from Dinkyheart Photography, never fails to amaze me with the way she so perfectly captures the beauty and perfection of a newborn and secondly because I can`t believe my own baby…

Chilly Days…

Posted on: May 17th, 2016 by Carolyn Russell No Comments
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It is hard to believe that we were enjoying chilly days here in Dubai a few months ago, as the heat has seriously been turned up a notch or two in the past week or so!  Now that summer has definitely arrived, I find myself wishing I had enjoyed and appreciated the cooler weather a…

Be true…styled shoot

Posted on: May 15th, 2016 by Carolyn No Comments
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It is a great privilege to be able to share this styled shoot with you.  It comes all the way from South Africa and showcases a number of well known creatives in the region.  Wedding styled shoots allow those involved to be creative without many limitations or restrictions, which is why they always end up…

Mabel and her fury friends…

Posted on: April 26th, 2016 by Carolyn Russell 1 Comment
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I cannot start this post without mentioning how adorable the images are of baby Mabel and her fury friends!  They must be some of my favourite newborn images!  I love how protective these golden retrievers are over the new addition.  How special that Mabel gets to grow up with such beautiful pets.  I have always…

Wedding dresses and cakes…

Posted on: April 17th, 2016 by Carolyn 1 Comment
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I am so pleased to finally be able to share this post with you after all sorts of hitches with the internet while being back on holiday in South Africa.  These images are from a gorgeous styled shoot which was put together by Vanila Wedding Boutique and the rest of their team.  To me, the…