Well that was a jam packed 2018!
Between the day job, teaching EP Physie to 9-12s, 13-16s & Ladies, driving around 300kms a week and caring for my fam...I had the absolute pleasure of capturing some wonderful events and people. With around 20 shoot sessions and 'I can't even fathom to count' images...it was a whirlwind year for sure.
Model Quest, Theatre Arts Titles, Camp Rock, High School Musical Jr, Cinderella, Harry Potter, Big things for Little Wings fleet launch, Dance Australia Magazine, EP State Finals, EP State Grand Finals, Camden Valley Physie Club comp, Macarthur Physie Club comp, Model and Dance shoots - Arabella, Tara, Ireland, Maeve, Sasha, Caitlin...YIKES!
So very blessed to be surrounded by amazing people who make my side gig possible. I look forward to many more adventures and hope to capture many more memories along the way.
Whilst its been a load of crazy hectic fun, now its time to sit back (collapse) and relax (comatose) with a whole month off work...yay! Then it will be full steam ahead for 2019! Dates are already booking up, so get in and save the date with me if you have an event happening.
EP State Grand Finals is the pinnacle of the physie year. Hours of dedication throughout the year lead to this wonderful display of the EP syllabus every November at Sydney Town Hall. There were many physie girls full of anxiety as they anticipated their time in the spotlight. The abundance of stress I felt was up there with them. Whilst its an absolutely amazing competition to watch, I unfortunately didn't get to share the full elation of the day. Don't get me wrong, I love to see the perfected positions, the tears of joy and hugs between physie friends and family...its just that, any technical issue that could have happened - happened! Brand new equipment failed to work! Grr! I frantically switched between cameras to try and capture the girls in all their beauty and became upset that I didn't get to capture all that I wanted to. Whilst no-one may have noticed and I'm probably outing my otherwise oblivious problem, I wanted to share my heartache.
One thing I know about 'physie girls', they are perfectionists. I know this too well, because I am one (and so is my daughter). I am disappointed that I missed the mark on my level of perfection, but glad that I managed to capture what I could with what I had. I'll bury my sadness with copious amounts of wine over the festive season and the upcoming joy of my first grandchild (due very very soon!) as well as enjoying a well earned rest after an extremely busy year and unbelievably frantic end of year.
A huge thank you to those who have purchased images and for your very kind words of appreciation. Glad you are happy with the photos of your beautiful physie girls. The gallery will be available until 31/12/2018. If anyone is looking for a particular girl and can't find them, please contact me via the contact tab and I'll check through everything for you. Also, the preview gallery has a download link for free images of State Finals held at Hurstville Civic Centre. This gallery will expire on 31/12/2018, so get in and save the memories.
Wishing you all a very merry and safe festive season and a happy physie new year!
'Little Wings is a not for profit children’s charity that provides free ongoing flight and ground transport to those children and families in need. We help in during one of the toughest times of their lives' - Little Wings
They held their launch party to showcase what they are all about and unveil the new additions to their fleet. The stories from a few families who have had the support from Little Wings is truly heartbreaking. You never know whats around the corner, so charities like Little Wings are an unbelievable blessing in those times of need.
If you are looking for the perfect Christmas gift, how about a donation to this worthy organisation - donate now!
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