Welcome, I’m so happy you’re here.


I invite you to take a moment to make a warm tea, relax, and have a browse through the site.

My name is Addie, I offer slow, creative and honest documentation in the South West Region of Western Australia and beyond.

I’m here to carefully document your story, however that may look. From business imagery, to a family walk down by the river, to an elopement on the cliff over looking the beach, or capturing a retreat.

I focus on in-depth documentation, elements of nature, connection, and fleeting unnoticed moments of truth.


Deep breath… I’ve got you.

Foggy morning, the aboriginal season of Djilba- 2023

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I was on a Zoom call this morning with a beautiful client, and we got onto the subject of light. 

Honestly, you shouldn't get me started.

She sat there so patiently as I went off on an absoloute tangent about my relationship with the mysteries of light. The way light falls at certain times of the year, at certain times of the day, onto certain objects and cast very specific shadows... transcends me. There's no other word of it. 

I can't remember a time when I haven't searched for beauty and light in this way. Even when life is extremely challenging and dark, dreary amongst the shadows, I have strived even more so, to seek the light out.

Like this book, just casually sitting on my kitchen table as the morning beams streamed in. What are the chances that same light will fall onto that same item at that same time? Blows my mind.

My husband actually has a hilarious picture on his phone of me in my undies getting this shot at 6am the other morning ... a less glamorous image that shall remain for his eyes only 😅.

And thank you Murphy, @aiocacao , for your patience this morning as I went on my tangent! ✨️
Hello! 

I've just released the details of my next photography workshop. 📸 

The link is in my stories and the info can also be found under the 'Learn' tab on my website. 🎞🖤

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Stunning imagery by @sunnybishopphotography
Details of my next workshop will be softly landing in your emails this afternoon!

These workshops are designed for complete beginners to digital photography, we cover the integral foundations to set you up with solid knowledge for your storytelling journey.

It will take place in one of the oldest and most historically rich buildings in the South West of WA.

There is also lots of tea!

You can sign up to receive the email by clicking the link in my stories to join the workshop mailing list!

Places are limited for a cosy, relaxed atmosphere. 

I hope to see you there !! 🤎

📸 @sunnybishopphotography 🤎
I got to spend the most incredible few hours last week with the insanely talented @kirsty.wyatt.illustrative.

Stepping into Kirsty's home was a true feast for my eyes, an artist through and through in every element of her life. She lives and breathes the creative act. 

I've enjoyed my last few home documentation sessions immensely. Especially the portrait elements to them. There's a slowness there, a richness, a deep feeling of contentness... the gift of space for me to feel exceptionally grateful.

Thank you, Kirsty, for inviting me into your home and for trusting me to capture your essence. I don't often use the word 'Magic', it gets thrown around a bit too much without true meaning... but you are gifting nothing short of magic to this world. 

You truly are a wonder.
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W e all s e e things
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d  i  f  f  e  r  e  n  t  l  y.
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For the love of the 2 second shutter speed.
The way I see it is that there's love and there's loss and there's a whole bunch of other stuff in between that gets to mean something if you want it to.

We leave our homes and we try to make new ones, leaving behind our own, safe, glistening shores and we run; fast, as fast as our aching legs and thumping hearts can manage because it's all just too much to bare, and then spend our lives wondering where home actually is. Is it there? Where the accents are thick and the wind makes it painful to inhale through your nose? Or is it here, where she's abrasive yet she's glorious, where the sand scalds your feet and the sunsets sometimes break your heart? Then we glance back with a mixture of nostalgia and terror and wonder if we are doing it right.  Then we make interesting and astonishing assumptions about people we barely know based on tiny squares we see through a screen and we think that we know. But we don't. I'm not sure anyone ever truly knows, not really. So then we write, and we paint, and we sleep, and we take photographs, and we stare into space, and we scream into a fucking pillow, and apply for Visa grants and fall in love with forget me nots (because they were your favourite, too)  and we share our gifts, and we bake things because we saw an article that calls that home, too. Then somewhere in between we lose people we love and we wonder where are they now?

Did they go home?
guêpe à papier
When I was 9 years old, I started buying disposable cameras with my pocket money from the local chemist shop... and I'd use my pocket money the following week to get them developed. 

Around the same time I started talking walks on my own, or with the dog, whenever I could. Times were different then. No one really seemed to panic too much when a 9 year old disappeared during daylight for a few hours. As long as we were back in time for tea.

My wanders took me down a lonely, cobbled alleyway. I can't remember the exact day I found her, but I can remember the many, many times I visited her after that. 

I've spoken of Susan and her antique shop 'Cobwebs', often. She used to have the shop next door, and the upstairs too in her Hay-Day, and the upper floor was adorned in vintage clothing. Furs, sparkles, silks and delicate cottons. I was hooked. 

When I went back to Yorkshire to visit Susan last November, I had a feeling it may be the last time. And it was. She passed away recently, and I can't help but feel an ache when I think of her. "You always come back in bloody winter!!" She yelled at me as I walked through the door, having not seen me in nearly 3 years. 

I'm not sure if she knew of the impact she's had on my life. But I also know that if I'd tried to explain it to her, she would have eyeballed me suspiciously over the spectacles balancing on the edge of her nose and said, "You're bloody barmy. Now pass me that Brasso before you leave. "
I just can't get enough of you. 

#Marri

Testimonials

5.0
Based on 56 Reviews
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Brian Terry
September 11, 2023

We had Addie shoot our 5 year wedding anniversary pics with our twin boys. Shes great to communicate with beforehand and we had a great time...the pics looked wonderful too. We highly recommend her!

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Cassandra Menna
August 28, 2023

I wanted pictures we could feel, and Adele gave us everything and more. Looking back through the photos, we not only transport back to the day, but I can see that Addie really listened to me and brought my vision together. Such an eye, and a talent to create these emotive images. She is a true artist.

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Karlee Kirsopp
August 2, 2023

Addie photographed our small beach wedding and we were very happy with the results! She ran around taking plenty of photos in a short time and took on board what we asked for. Very professional and kind. Would recommend!

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Clare Dunn
July 31, 2023

Addie held a great relaxed space and presented easy to digest premises and illustrations. You can feel her passion for photography and genuine desire for others to connect with their own journey and tell their own unique story.

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Vicki
July 31, 2023

Great workshop, can't wait to explore my photography journey

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Gina Frances
July 29, 2023

Addie is an absolutely stunning gem. I have shot with her in various formats (from branding shoot indoors, to embodiment/witchy shoot outdoors, to an album cover for a friend) and every single experience gets better and better. Addie brings the depth of her creativity, wisdom, knowledge and emotional attunement to every photoshoot she is at. I feel so safe, so seen, so celebrated in her presence. I am beyond happy with every image I've ever received back from her, sometimes I wonder 'did we really do that?!' in the best way. I truly could not recommend Addie's work more. x

TRACEY

"I have booked Addie for several photoshoots -- for my personal business branding, creative projects and photoshoots for my family. She is absolutely brilliant at capturing the most AUTHENTIC moments that never feel fake, awkward or staged. She has a gift in drawing out your unique energy or families energy in each photo. I have been blown away by her magic every single time we work together. Addie is the REAL DEAL and I can't wait for our next shoot together!"

TRACEY SPENCER
Lily

"Addie is an Angel. My experience with her from start to finish was so easy, she is a delight! I felt nervous but was immediately soothed by her gentle nature and un-intrusive style of photography. She works intuitively and has deep respect for the land. I’m so happy with the outcome and will be using her again for any future shoots.

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Lily Mackay
ALEX

Addie is truly a one-of-a-kind photographer. She has SUCH an insanely gorgeous eye for candid shots, without you actually knowing she's taking candids... Hers was one of the most easeful and fun shoots I've ever done. I'm head over heels in love with every single image she's taken of my family + I. We'll be shooting regularly with her without a doubt

Alexandra Wiatr
INDIA

"This was barely a photoshoot and more of a beautiful hangout with a friend. Addie made me feel so comfortable during the shoot and it ran seamlessly. The quality of the photos are pure magic!! She captured such a special moment in our lives!"

INDIA RINGUET
ANGIE

"If you are looking for a photographer that will go above and beyond for you - that would be Addie. Her work is incredible. Her sensitivity and pure empathy absolutely shine through. I treasure the images she has captured of me, and look forward to working with her again in the near future.
Addie looks beyond, and captures the heart and the essence, and then produces phenomenal images. To me - that fulfills the brief of a true photographer."

ANGIE PRIMER
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