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Baby Photography Brisbane – Carrieann and Oliver

By on Jul 6, 2017 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Newborn Photography, Pet Photography, Portrait Photography, Pregnancy Photography, von Maedler Photography |

By Michelle Dean We had the pleasure of meeting Carrieann and Oliver’s new baby, Leon, and taking his newborn baby photos, and their first family portrait (fur-babies were included naturally!). This beautiful family was first introduced to von Maedler Photography when we took their wedding photos a few years ago along the Noosa river. It is said that it is good luck...

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Workshop Rail Museum Photography – Jasmine and Luke

By on Mar 4, 2017 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Ipswich Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography |

By Michelle Dean Jasmine and Luke chose their all-in-one wedding venue at the Workshops Rail Museum in Ipswich for their special day.   It is one of our favourite venues to take photographs as there is so many interesting settings and historical buildings to use as unique backgrounds. We look forward to seeing the team from Workshops Rail Museum again...

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Brisbane Wedding Photography – Emily and Jonathan

By on Mar 4, 2017 in Blog, Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography |

By Michelle Dean Emily and Jonathan chose “Secrets on the Lake”  as their all-in-one wedding location for their special day. Situated in a rainforest at the picturesque Baroon Pocket Dam, it is an ideal location for weddings with dining options, accommodation and so many scenic locations for wedding photos without the need for further travel. Emily and Jonathan...

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Maternity Photography – Sofie and Steven

By on Jan 15, 2017 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Maternity Photography Brisbane, Pregnancy Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We had the pleasure of being Sofie and Steven’s wedding photographer a few years back at the Workshop Rail Museum. They have since had a little boy, William, and their second child is due in February. Recently, we again had the opportunity to capture a family portrait of the three of them when William turned one. And now we get to photograph...

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Brisbane Cake Smash Photo Shoot – Kenzie

By on Apr 6, 2016 in Baby Photography, Blog, Children Portrait Photography, Newborn Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We just loved helping Kenzie to celebrate her first birthday with a “cake smash” photo shoot. Dressed in a beautiful Chantilly Tutu and some essential pearls from her Grandma, Kenzie had a great time being entertained for her photo shoot. However, the day wasn’t without its emotional “ups and downs” though! At von Maedler Photography, we...

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Newborn Photography Brisbane – Tarina and Daniel

By on Nov 21, 2015 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Maternity Photography Brisbane, Newborn Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean I had the pleasure of revisiting one of our favourite wedding clients with an introduction to their new twin boys. Tarina and Daniel are doing such a great job as parents; so calm and collected throughout the whole shoot (unlike some new parents who are jittery at the first sign of a baby crying). One of the boys was particularly relaxed, choosing...

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Brisbane Wedding Photography – Hannah and Andrew

By on Oct 4, 2015 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Hannah and Andrew organised a beautiful wedding at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron in Manly, and the weather couldn’t have been better. Hannah and Andrew were able to celebrate their wedding outside with all of their guests, with the marina as the backdrop to their ceremony. With both the ceremony and reception held at the same location, it was...

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Brisbane Wedding Photography – Joanna and Jay

By on Sep 6, 2015 in Blog, Brisbane Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean On Saturday, Joanna and Jay held a fabulous wedding with their ceremony performed at the Cathedral of St Stephens in Brisbane City, and reception at the Royal on the Park. We visited a few popular spots around Brisbane to take photos, including the Powerhouse New Farm, New Farm Park, and the Brisbane Botanic Gardens in the city. Joanna chose an...

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The unconditional love of a parent

By on Jul 19, 2015 in Day Care Centre Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Lately, we have been spending a great deal of time at several Brisbane Day Care Centres taking photos of both their children and staff. Although we love taking wedding and portrait photographs, we do have a real soft spot for working with children; especially when they are relaxed and playing naturally. Whilst sorting through some recently collected...

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Wedding Photography Ipswich – Jacinta and Philip

By on May 14, 2015 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Jacinta and Philip organised a wonderful wedding which was held at the Workshops Rail  Museum in Ipswich. They invited close friends and family to help them celebrate their wedding day at a one-of-a-kind venue. Full of rich local history, this is an ideal wedding venue as there are so many great photo opportunities, with old trains and brick...

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Engagement Shoot – Joanna and Jay

By on Apr 12, 2015 in Blog, Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Joanna and Jay recently booked us for their upcoming wedding and were eager to try out some of their moves in a fun engagement shoot. It is a great idea for couples to have an engagement shoot if you need to get used to being in front of a camera or having your photo taken. Joanna and Jay chose the University of Queensland, St Lucia for their...

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First Birthday Photo

By on Jan 26, 2015 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Little Amelie had her first birthday photo taken recently, and she just did not want anything to do with her ‘cake smash’ photo shoot! Needless to say, she is a gorgeous little girl to photograph, with or without the intended cake smash. Working with children often means having a great back-up plan as ‘sometimes the best laid plans...

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Wedding photos of Amy and Andy

By on Dec 6, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Here is another sneak peak at some wedding photos of Amy and Andy from their special day, held last weekend at Uki in northern NSW. They had their wedding at Midgninbil Hill and the property owner kindly provided the couple with a beautiful vintage car for them to travel around in throughout the day. The vehicle made for a great prop for the wedding...

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Wedding photography for Amy and Andy

By on Nov 30, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean On Saturday, I had the pleasure of providing wedding photography for Amy and Andy Philp’s special day at a gorgeous spot called Midginbil Hill just outside of Uki, in northern NSW. They were so excited to be starting their lives together as the couple, and only recently purchased their first house together in the same month they tied the knot. My...

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Modelling portfolio – Mylen

By on Nov 26, 2014 in Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We are frequently tasked with photographing weddings and taking children portraits. However, it was great to do something a little bit different for Mylen who wanted to update her modelling portfolio with some head shots. For this shoot, Mylen had her stylish haircut created by Matrix, which we just loved! von Maedler Photography –  Let us help you...

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Baby Photos Brisbane – Emerson and Hunter

By on Nov 15, 2014 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Newborn Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean One-and-a-half year old Emerson has just met her new baby brother Hunter, who is only one week old. Clearly, Emerson couldn’t be happier with a little bundle of joy to fuss over.   Tash and Jimmy had their wedding back in 2012 and is such a delight to be invited back to capture gorgeous baby photos as their family grows. von Maedler...

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Keperra Country Golf Club – Aleisha and Bennon

By on Nov 9, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Aliesha and Bennon tied the knot over the weekend in the presence of their three gorgeous children. There were very few dry eyes during the ceremony which was held at the Keperra Country Golf Club. It was lovely for them to share a special, little moment under one of the nearby trees. We hope that they enjoyed their day! von Maedler Photography –...

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Wedding Photography Testimonial

By on Oct 19, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Carrieann and Oliver recently received their wedding photos, and gave us this nice wedding photography testimonial (in the form of a beautiful thank you card) along with some sweet treats. Thank you so much for your kind words and kind present. It is always very nice to feel appreciated! It was visible to everyone who attended your wedding that you...

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First Birthday Photos – Oscar

By on Oct 2, 2014 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Newborn Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We were very pleased to be able to take Oscar’s first birthday photos; especially when he had his first taste of birthday cake! It was so much fun watching him be a little cautious at first, then curious, and finally happy when he ate some of the delicious cake. There will be so many firsts for this little guy over the coming year, with so many...

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Baby Photography Shoot – Leon

By on Sep 28, 2014 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Newborn Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean For our latest baby photography shoot, we would like to introduce beautiful Leon who is just the cutest little boy. During the shoot he was just so interested in his hands and what they can do. And like most babies his age – both hands were frequently in his mouth. When I popped this fancy beanie on him with knitted toggles on the side, it...

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Albert River Wines – Camilla and Zeb

By on Sep 28, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Camilla and Zeb chose the beautiful Albert River Wines in Mount Tamborine for their wedding venue. It was a stunning location to capture their wedding photos after their ceremony. The gorgeous couple must have had every type of weather on their wedding day, which included warm sunshine, the odd thunder storm with rain and hail. Nonetheless, rain,...

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Wooloongabba Broadway Chapel – Emily and Rob

By on Sep 24, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Emily and Rob were married in August at the beautiful Wooloongabba Broadway Chapel. It is one Brisbane’s heritage listed building, and is a non-denominational chapel that caters for all civil and religious ceremonies. After Emily and Rob’s ceremony and family photos, I snuck the two of them out to the front of the church for this shot. von...

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Samford Valley Community Church – Jess and Mitchell

By on Sep 21, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Jess and Mitchell were married over the weekend and held a beautiful ceremony  at the Samford Valley Community Church, which they regularly attend together. We visited a “secret” spot on the way to their reception at Topiaries at Beaumont House, where we captured this stunning image. We hope that Jess and Mitchell enjoyed their special...

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Hillstone Golf Links St Lucia – Colette and Dane

By on Aug 31, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Colette and Dane were married last Friday at Hillstone Golf Links St Lucia, where we found this beautiful chaise lounge in the powder room. It is common knowledge (but don’t ask me how I know) that the ladies’ room is always more glamorous than the gentlemen’s, so we snuck Dane into the powder room for a quick photo of the two...

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Beautiful Family Portrait Photo – Leon and Charlie

By on Aug 29, 2014 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Newborn Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Here is a beautiful family portrait photo of cute Leon and Charlie taken during an afternoon cuddle. Charlie adores his little brother and is known for wanting to hold him all the time. However during the portrait photography shoot, his biscuits were just too tasty, and Charlie wanted eat them instead of posing for photos with his brother. However...

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Wedding Photography Services – Emily and Rob

By on Aug 27, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean It was our pleasure to provide wedding photography services at Emily and Rob’s wedding on Sunday. They held a beautiful wedding at Broadway Chapel, in Woolloongabba, which was shared with family and close friends. As they had planned several Chinese traditions for their special day, we held their location shoot prior to their wedding at Karawatha...

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Family Portrait Shoot – Kingsman Family

By on Aug 23, 2014 in Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean With the recent arrival of little baby Leon, it was my pleasure to photograph the Kingsman’s family portrait shoot at Shorncliffe Pier. Leon’s older brother Charlie, who is two years old, was great at the shoot and was so happy to have a trip to the beach. Especially after all the recent cold and wet weather; it was lovely to have glimpse of...

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Oxley Golf Club – Kylie and Matthew

By on Aug 21, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Kylie and Matthew held their wedding on one of August’s most rainy days, in Brisbane at the Oxley Golf Club. The special couple were more than too happy to be getting married to each other despite the torrential rain. You can see how much love they have for one another in this shot taken during their first dance together. Congratulations Kylie...

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Baby Photo Shoot – Sleeping

By on Aug 21, 2014 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Newborn Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Babies are just perfection; however, they are just that little bit more special when they are asleep. Photographs of sleeping babies are so special to parents because we can gaze over their little button noses, gorgeous round ears and lovely, long eyelashes. Any we only get so long to do this before they grow up too fast. von Maedler Photography –...

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Wedding Photographer in Noosa – Carrieann and Oliver

By on Aug 17, 2014 in Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean I was so pleased to be the chosen wedding photographer in Noosa for Carrieann and Oliver’s wedding held yesterday. Despite the torrential rain the couple remained in high spirits throughout their special and seemed to be so happy to be getting married! Both Carrieann and Oliver were great to photograph as they were agreeable to any photo...

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First Newborn Photo Shoot – Callum

By on Aug 9, 2014 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Newborn Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean I had the pleasure of photographing Callum for his first newborn photo shoot at just four months old. Callum’s parents, Karen and Darryl, are a lovely couple whose wedding I photographed back in 2012. They have since had a little baby boy who is just the apple of their eye. He was so wonderful to photograph and an amazingly happy baby with...

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First Photo Shoot – Lucas

By on Jul 31, 2014 in Baby Photography, Newborn Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Here is another photo from Lucas’ first photo shoot. The little guy was awake the whole time; I don’t think he wanted to miss out on anything. I just love his beautiful eyes in this image. I know that his Mum would be looking forward to seeing this photo as it was something that she specifically asked for; we think it is a gorgeous shot of him...

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Newborn Photo Shoot

By on Jul 29, 2014 in Baby Photography, Maternity Photography Brisbane, Newborn Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean I had the pleasure of visiting Tammy and Alistair for their newborn photo shoot, after photographing their wedding back in 2013. Lucas is such a bright, little bundle of joy and was such an easy baby to photograph. I will be posting more photos of Lucas throughout the week as there are so many great photos to choose from. von Maedler Photography –...

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Family Portrait – The Levens Family

By on Jul 22, 2014 in Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean You might recall the Levens Family who recently had their family portraits taken by von Maedler Photography at Shorncliffe Pier. For their latest family shoot, I visited their family home to set up our portable photography studio. Their three children were so energetic and more than too happy to smile for me as I took their photos. What I really...

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How to take the perfect photo

By on Jul 15, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Portrait Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean I am often asked by my clients about how to take the perfect photo. I would love to say that taking a great photo is all about planning to be at the right place at the right time. Unfortunately it is very hard to be everywhere at once, and to have the foresight to know what is about to occur (unless crystal balls actually do work). Most of what I...

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Brisbane Bridal Photographers – Stephanie and Benjamin

By on Jun 28, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We were so pleased to be chosen as the Brisbane bridal photographers for Stephanie and Benjamin’s emotional wedding ceremony, which was full of laughter and tears. The happy couple chose to symbolise the inseparable nature of their marriage by committing vows as part of a unity sand ceremony.   Stephanie and Benjamin held a garden...

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Brisbane Wedding Photographers – Emily and Michael

By on Jun 22, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We were so thrilled to be the chosen Brisbane wedding photographers for Emily and Michael, who were married yesterday at the Newstead Park Rotunda, where they had their wedding ceremony conducted by Wayne Rees. They were such an excited couple and never short of a few giggles between themselves. Here is one shot of just the two of them together,...

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Levens Family Portrait Photo Shoot

By on Jun 11, 2014 in Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We loved taking the Levens family portrait photo shoot with them recently. von Maedler Photography offers family portraits in the comfort of our clients’ own home or at a preferred  location of their choice. In this instance, Michelle and Michael thought that Shorncliffe would be a great spot to have their family portrait taken; we tend to...

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First family portrait shoot – Coolum

By on May 26, 2014 in Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We had a lovely afternoon with Wendy and Tim, taking their first family portrait shoot; and for first timers they were so relaxed and natural throughout the session. We met them after completing Shawn and Liz’s photo shoot, at a beach near Mount Coolum. For their first family portrait shoot we walked along the boardwalk near the beach and then...

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Family portrait photos – Sunshine Coast

By on May 25, 2014 in Blog, Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean It was a beautiful day at Mount Coolum, on the Sunshine Coast, to take some family portrait photos with Liz, Shawn and their three boys – William, Matthew and Scott. As the boys were having so much fun at the beach, it was definitely a challenge to get them all to stay still whilst we took the family portrait photos; we did capture this great shot...

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The first year of baby life – Amelie

By on May 20, 2014 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Maternity Photography Brisbane, Newborn Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean The first year of baby life is such an amazing time for both Mum and Baby to bond. I took this gorgeous photo of Michelle, and her little girl Amelie, when we were doing a family shoot. Also present at the family portrait photography shoot were Amelie’s two older brothers and Dad, Michael, down at Shorncliffe Pier, Sandgate, one early morning....

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Special Maternity Photos – Lisa and Mick

By on May 7, 2014 in Baby Photography, Maternity Photography Brisbane, Newborn Photography, Pregnancy Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean I visited Lisa and Mick at their home in Coorparoo for a few special maternity photos. They are such a cute couple; full of giggles and excitement as they are coming close to expecting their first child. Mick was also very excited to be a part of the photo shoot and made sure that Lisa was comfortable, had everything that she needed and he kept her...

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Family Photography Shoot – Daisy Hill Conservation Park

By on Apr 26, 2014 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We visited Daisy Hill Conservation Park for a family photography shoot today of this lovely family, which included Tamar, Jeff, Ori and Zeek from the Gold Coast. We originally met the lovely couple at a previous wedding we did in 2013 at the Boomerang Farm. Daisy Hill is a beautiful location that has an endless amount of walking tracks and untouched...

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Tears and Emotion – Amy and Nigel’s Wedding

By on Apr 23, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We love a touching ceremony; there are often tears and emotion expressed by many different people. A great shot to take at a wedding is to turn around and photograph the guest’s reactions during the ceremony, when they least expect it, as they all assume that you are focusing solely on the bride and groom. I think the groomsmen were touched by...

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Brisbane Maternity Photo Shoot – Emilley and Charlie

By on Apr 21, 2014 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Maternity Photography Brisbane, Newborn Photography, Pregnancy Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We just loved this photo from Emilley’s Brisbane maternity photo shoot; her gorgeous boy Charlie was so excited to have a little sibling to play with. I know that Charlie will make an excellent big brother and they will be great friends for one another. We can’t wait to meet their new arrival soon! von Maedler Photography – Let us help you with your...

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Maternity Photography – Lisa and Michael

By on Apr 19, 2014 in Baby Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Newborn Photography, Pregnancy Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Here is a little sneak peek of two photos from Lisa and Michael’s maternity photography shoot. They are expecting their first child in just under five weeks and the couple are just so excited. Lisa and Michael are such a lovely and relaxed couple; I know that they will make great parents. I loved using the the little booties and incorporating...

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Family wedding photographs – Amy and Nigel

By on Apr 18, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Family wedding photographs are an essential part of any bride and groom’s special day; however, it can also be the hardest part of the wedding day too. You have to try and organise Aunty Marge, Uncle Joe and all the other family members. Then, everybody looks towards the opposite direction of the professional photographer’s camera....

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Brisbane Maternity Shoot – Emilley

By on Apr 17, 2014 in Baby Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Newborn Photography, Pregnancy Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean This is one of the many gorgeous photos I recently took of Emilley at her Brisbane maternity shoot. It is such a brave thing for a pregnant woman to do as it during this time most of us women feel a little insecure about our figures. I think that Emilley held her poses confidently as we photographed beautiful portrait photos of her in the later...

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Moda Events Portside – Amy and Nigel’s Wedding

By on Apr 11, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Nigel and Amy held a stunning wedding ceremony at Our Lady of Victories Church in Bowen Hills  and had an equally stunning reception at Moda Events Portside. It features waterfront views looking over Brisbane’s CBD and offers a romantic backdrop, restaurant quality cuisine and sensational service from a professional events team. We started with a...

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New Farm Park – Amy and Nigel’s Wedding

By on Apr 6, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean For Amy and Nigel’s wedding photos we stopped off at one of my favourite locations in New Farm Park under a popular Moreton Bay Fig Tree. There are some gorgeous shots of the couple, and their bridal party, as they started to unwind and have a few celebratory drinks prior to the wedding reception. It is so important that the bridal party enjoy...

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Our Lady of Victories Parish – Amy and Nigel’s Wedding

By on Apr 5, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Amy and Nigel were married yesterday at Brisbane’s historical Our Lady of Victories Parish in Bowen Hills, where they held an uplifting ceremony. There was so much love and sentiment throughout the wedding service, from both the gorgeous couple and those who attended their special day. Afterwards, we travelled to New Farm Park for their location...

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Wedding Selfie

By on Apr 4, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We have just returned from Amy and Nigel’s beautiful wedding and couldn’t help posting this gem of a wedding selfie. There is one universal truth that we have learned today: there is never an inappropriate time to take a selfie! More photos from Amy and Nigel’s wedding will be released over the coming days so stay tuned. von...

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First Baby Photography Shoot – Charlie

By on Apr 1, 2014 in Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Newborn Photography, Pregnancy Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean I visited Michelle and Shannon, of Kuraby, to meet their new arrival Charlie; he was only two weeks old for his first baby photography shoot! Charlie was such a wonderful subject to photograph and behaved so well throughout the shoot, drifting in and out of sleep whilst barely making a peep. I photographed Michelle and Shannon back in July 2012 for...

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Family Portrait Photographers – Testimonial

By on Mar 29, 2014 in Baby Photography, Family Portrait Photography, Newborn Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We have just loved photographing this couple for their engagement shoot, wedding day.  Now, we have been asked to be their family portrait photographers to celebrate the new arrival of baby Lincoln. We just sent their order to them recently and have since received this lovely email: “Hi Michelle, We received the photos yesterday and they...

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Beautiful Family Portraits – Shorncliffe Pier

By on Mar 19, 2014 in Family Portrait Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean I had the pleasure of taking some beautiful family portraits of the Nicholson family this morning at Shorncliffe. Michelle and Michael are such great parents with their two boys, Finley and Isaac, and their latest addition, Amélie (named after the cult film classic “Amélie”  starring Audrey Tautou and Mathieu Kassovitz). We spent the morning running...

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Yandina Station – Wedding Photography

By on Mar 19, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We loved photographing Michelle and Steven’s wedding at the historic Yandina Station. Established 1853, Yandina Station is a luxury country estate and working cattle property that has been hosting gorgeous weddings and stunning corporate events since 1996. A unique combination of vintage beauty, incredible views and open spaces, yet close to Coolum...

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Wedding Photography Tips – Lysanda and Mark’s Wedding

By on Mar 15, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We love sharing our favourite wedding photography tips to help amateur photographers with their own wedding photos. Here are some more images from Lysanda and Mark’s beautiful cocktail style reception which was held at their Capalaba home; they organised catering, decorations, candy bar and a stunning three tiered cake. One of our photographers...

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Beautiful wedding photos – Lysanda and Mark

By on Mar 11, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean As promised, here are a few more beautiful wedding photos from Lysanda and Mark’s wedding held last weekend. It was a special ceremony with personal vows and a heartfelt blessing delivered by Sister Marcie. Lysanda looked absolutely stunning in her inspired vintage dress that had gorgeous intricate beading. Mark looked ultra-smart in his white...

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East Brisbane Wedding Photographers – Lysanda and Mark

By on Mar 8, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We were delighted to be chosen as East Brisbane wedding photographers for Lysanda and Mark’s beautiful ceremony held at their home in Capalaba, which was attended by close friends and family. It was such a stunning location where the bride, groom and guests could all enjoy the day, with both the ceremony and reception at the same setting. The...

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Baby Photos – Arthur

By on Mar 5, 2014 in Baby Photography, Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean I spent a lovely morning with one of our previous wedding clients, Jane and Michael, to take some baby photos of their new bundle of joy, Arthur. He was a fantastic baby to photograph sleeping soundly throughout the entire shoot, and he was agreeable to most of the poses we positioned him into. Both Mum and Dad were excellent assistants for the baby...

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Wedding Preparation Photography – Unsurpassable Hair and Make-up

By on Feb 26, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We collaborated with Unsurpassable Hair and Make-up  and organised a mock wedding preparation photography shoot for them to display these images in their salon. Unsurpassable Hair and Make-up specialise in wedding hair and make-up; their team of beauty specialists not only pride themselves in not only making you look fabulous, they will also pamper...

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Maternity Photography Shoot – Michelle and Shannon

By on Feb 23, 2014 in Baby Photography, Pregnancy Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We photographed Michelle and Shannon’s wedding in July 2012 at Newstead House, and it was our pleasure to see them again for their recent maternity photography shoot. The couple are expecting their first child around the end of March, and are both excited and a little nervous as any expectant parents would be. Michelle is looking fabulous and doing...

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Engagement Party Photography Session – Gold Coast

By on Feb 21, 2014 in Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean These series of photos are from an engagement party photography session which was taken at Hope Island on the Gold Coast.   The engagement party was held at the beautiful home of the soon-to-be groomsman’s parents. They themed the engagement party in yellow and white, and decorated the house, cupcakes and the soon-to-be bride’s dress in...

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Taking Family Portraits – Brisbane

By on Feb 15, 2014 in Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean We love taking family portraits for our clients as we realise how important such mementos are for them; family is such a  precious thing. It is great to document this time together when your children are young so that they can see that they are part of a loving family in the coming years. It is also wonderful to have a such a positive memory of...

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Wedding Photos – Air Guitar

By on Feb 14, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean When photographing the bridal party for wedding photos, we usually get them to do something for the camera to make it seem natural and less posed. When it comes to the groomsmen it helps to have a little sense of humour as the men are always good sports when it comes to hamming it up for the camera. Especially when they are usually such a tight...

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Bridal Preparations – Tarina

By on Feb 10, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography Brisbane, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean Bridal preparations are an exciting part of any wedding and bring so much joy to all the girls involved; it is also a lot of fun to photograph. Before photographing these special shoots I always plan ahead as to how I would like the images to look and have some predetermined poses in mind. However, I also then expect those plans to spontaneously...

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Day Care Centre Photography – Bindarra

By on Feb 9, 2014 in Children Portrait Photography, Day Care Centre Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean von Maedler offers day care centre photography services to local groups in brisbane and surrounding areas; these photos were recently taken at the Bindarra Day Care centre. The children and staff at Bindarra were wonderful and give the parents good reason to proud with many confident and happy children there. At von Maedler, we take candid photos of...

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Wedding Photography at New Farm Powerhouse – Cristin and James

By on Jan 31, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean This is the recent ceremony of  Cristin and James at which we had the opportunity to provide wedding photography at New Farm Powerhouse. The Powerhouse is an arts and cultural hub for Brisbane situated on the river just near New Farm Park. The first stage of the New Farm Powerhouse was first built in the late 1920’s as part of the growing need...

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Baby Portrait Photography – Isobelle

By on Jan 24, 2014 in Baby Photography, Children Portrait Photography, Newborn Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean This is little Isobelle who was five weeks old at her first baby portrait photography shoot. She was just a delight to photograph as she drifted in and out of sleep during her afternoon photo session. Like most babies, she was very particular about the way she slept. Isobelle was the most happiest when she was swaddled with her little scrunched up...

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Family Portrait Photography – Zoe and Nathan

By on Jan 20, 2014 in Baby Photography, Blog, Children Portrait Photography, Family Portrait Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean It was our pleasure to visit Zoe and Nathan again to do family portrait photography and some gorgeous baby portraits of little Lincoln, who was 5 weeks old. We previously photographed Zoe and Nathan at their wedding last year in Mudgereeba, at a little farm called Hitched at the Boomerang Farm. They have since welcomed their little baby boy into the...

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Beach Wedding Photography – Ashleigh and Troy

By on Jan 19, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean With all this hot weather we have been experiencing lately, we find ourselves remembering all the beach wedding photography we have done over the years. In particular, we recall the wedding of Ashleigh and Troy which was held at Kingscliff in northern New South Wales. They were such a relaxed couple and it suited them to have a beach wedding. Their...

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Wedding Photographers at Newstead House

By on Jan 12, 2014 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Michelle Dean It was our pleasure to be chosen as Michelle and Shannon’s wedding photographers at Newstead House on the Brisbane River. Newstead House is Brisbane’s oldest surviving residence dating from 1846 when it was constructed for Patrick Leslie who first settled in the Darling Downs in 1840. Over the years, Newstead has developed from a basic Colonial...

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Christmas Light Photos – Everton Hills

By on Dec 22, 2013 in von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

By Von Maedler Tonight we visited one of our neighbours to take some Christmas light photos at 17 Bowers Road South, Everton Hills. Local resident Tim Brinums has built, reportedly for the last time, a spectacular Christmas light show that features a hundred metre long frontage, which took roughly six months to build. For the past seven years, Tim has set up his...

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Special Offer – Wedding Photographic Service

By on Oct 22, 2013 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

Book a Silver Wedding Photographic Service for $1600 and receive a free  8×11” 20 page wedding album – Not valid with any other offer – Valid until 28th February 2014 – Valued at $350. von Maedler Photography – Home of original and bespoken Wedding Photographic Services You can find us...

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Queensland Wedding Photography – Adam and Emma

By on Jul 1, 2012 in Brisbane Wedding Photography, Gold Coast Wedding Photography, Sunshine Coast Wedding Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

Adam and Emma were married on the weekend at Cherbon Waters in Burbank, and held their reception at the Brisbane Polo Club. One of the locations used for their photos was a stopover at Southbank and the Goodwill Bridge. They planned a beautiful ceremony with close friends and family. Congratulations Adam and Emma, we wish you all the very best for your future...

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Children’s Photography Brisbane – Bindarra Daycare

By on May 1, 2012 in Children Portrait Photography, Day Care Centre Photography, von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

We recently visited the Bindarra Daycare Centre, at Booval, to take photographs of all the children for their annual kindergarten pictures. It was great, fun-filled morning spent with the children as they all played in the facility. As they interacted so well with eachother, we were able to capture some fantastic images. Thank you to all the staff for their help...

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Back to the Future – DeLorean

By on Nov 7, 2011 in von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

A little known fact about us here at von Maedler is that we are huge ‘Back to the Future‘ fans. We loved this series as kids and have dreamed of hover-converted cars and hover boards ever since. Oh, and don’t forget the auto-lace up Nike shoes. Sweet. Anyway, imagine how we reacted when, after finishing a wedding photography shoot at St Lucia, we...

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Brisbane Wedding Photographer – Kondalilla Falls National Park

By on Jun 24, 2011 in von Maedler Photography | 0 comments

The Sunshine Coast Hinterland is a perfect destination for weddings, both big and small. There are so many great establishments to choose from to hold your wedding ceremony and reception. Also, there are beautiful views of the Glass House Mountains for your possible wedding photography location shoots. Perfect honeymoon destinations include the Tree Houses of...

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