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Katelyn + Christian | Adelaide Hills Engagement

I met Katelyn and Christian over coffee a few months ago for their Wedding consult. We met at a cafe nestled among the hustle and bustle of Norwood Parade and I knew instantly that we clicked. WeView full post »

Kingsbrook Estate | Dream Wedding Setup by Poppy and Pear Event Styling

When Elly from Poppy and Pear Event Styling asked me to photograph a dream Wedding setup she was creating for her clients Haley & Beau, I jumped on the chance! I have worked with Poppy and Pear aView full post »

Jess + Scott | Surprise Wedding!

On the morning of Jess and Scott’s Engagement Party I received a call from Jess to chat about the night. After talking about the run of events and saying how excited I was, Jess casually addedView full post »

Andie + Ryan | Adelaide Wedding

// 6th of May 2017 // After meeting online back in 2014 Andie and Ryan fell over heels in love after their first date. In 2016 they had planned to get engaged and start a family, but before Ryan hadView full post »

Haley + Lincoln | Adelaide Hills Family Session

I met Haley and Lincoln at a local park in late Autumn. Haley had purchased a Mother’s Day Mini Session to document this special time in their life. Despite the cool day forecast it turned outView full post »

Kiara + Gage | Barossa Valley Engagement

I first met these two lovebirds, unknowingly, at a wedding I photographed last year. After becoming engaged themselves they got in contact and we started planning their Wedding! I spent a gorgeously,View full post »

Michelle + Kevin | Hallet Cove Engagement

Hallet Cove Beach is a pretty special spot for Kevin and Michelle so it was the perfect spot for their Engagement session back in February 💍   Kevin had bought Michelle’s Engagement ringView full post »

The Cottle’s | Adelaide Hills Family Session

I first met Marnie, unknowingly, during a pre-natal class at the local hospital when I was pregnant with Amelia. Ben and I chatted to Marnie and Kym and I remember listening to her telling the classView full post »

Arabella | First Birthday Cake Smash Adelaide

I first met Arabella and her family when she was a gorgeous Flower girl at a Wedding I photographed earlier in the year. Her Dad, Damian was a Groomsmen and Mum, Eloise was a Bridesmaid. It was soView full post »

Alexandria | Adelaide Hills First Birthday Cake Smash!

Alexandria and her parents, Emma and Matt, came to the studio a few weeks ago for their beautiful daughter’s 1st Birthday Cake Smash! Oh my goodness, the cuteness! With a pink and white theme,View full post »

Emma, Matt + Alexandria | Adelaide Hills Family Session

As part of the 1st Birthday Cake Smash sessions I offer, I also include an additional option of having a mini family session before the shoot. It is perfect to capture some wonderful memoriesView full post »

Sophie | First Birthday Cake Smash!

I have been so very lucky to photograph so many different Families, Children and Couples over the years and it is even more special when you get to photograph those whom you already know and love.View full post »

Andie + Ryan | Kuitpo Forest Engagement + Family Session

Ok, I will warn you now.. prepare for some serious cuteness! I met Andie, Ryan and their adorable son, Ned, at Kuitpo Forest a few weeks ago. I am photographing their Wedding this May and and as partView full post »

Tim + Anita | Glen Ewin Estate Wedding

// 16th of March 2017 // Tim and Anita’s Wedding Day was one of Love, laughter and the joining of two families. With this outlook in mind their day was nothing short of perfect ❤︎ After meetingView full post »

Something Wild | Adelaide Hills Convention Centre

// 26th of May 2017 // Last Friday night I have the absolute pleasure of photographing ‘Something Wild’, an event hosted by the Adelaide Hills Convention Centre to launch their new ‘Wild’View full post »

Whimsical Wedding Styled Shoot

A few months ago I met Elly from Poppy and Pear Event Styling. Elly had designed and styled a wonderful end of year event at a private Vineyard that I attended. I had my camera with me so decided toView full post »

Amy + Pete | Adelaide Botanic Garden Engagement

On a beautiful light-filled afternoon I met Amy and Pete at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. To celebrate their upcoming Wedding we organised their Engagement session in one of their favourite places.View full post »

Louis + Beck | Al Ru Farm Wedding

// 12th of March 2017 // High school sweethearts, Louis and Beck were married at the stunning Al Ru Farm in front of their closest family and friends last March. Despite the not so fantastic weatherView full post »

Harrison | Adelaide Lifestyle Newborn Photography Session

A few weeks ago I was asked by my lovely brother Andrew to photograph his Godsons Newborn Session. Of course I jumped at the chance as one, I love babies (cluck, cluck), and two I have knownView full post »

Steph + Russell | Kuitpo Forest Engagement

Living in Adelaide we have so many gorgeous spots to visit, explore and adore. After moving to the Adelaide Hills 2 years ago I have always wanted to visit Kuitpo Forest. I honestly don’t knowView full post »

Jamie + Jade | Serafino McLaren Vale Engagement

A few weeks ago I spent a glorious sun-kissed night in McLaren Vale with Jade & Jamie for their Engagement Session. I first met Jade & Jamie at their Wedding consult and we just clickedView full post »

Mitch + Laura | Victor Harbour Wedding

Saturday the 11th of February 2017 Mitch and Laura first met when they served together in the Royal Australian Navy. After both returning from the Middle East at the end of 2013 they fell head overView full post »

Tropical 30th Birthday Party | Poppy and Pear Event Styling

A few weeks ago I was asked to photograph the setup of a Tropical themed 30th birthday party in the Adelaide Hills. Designed and perfectly styled by Elly from Poppy and Pear Event Styling, it wasView full post »

Amber | Fresh 48 | Adelaide Lifestyle Newborn Photographer

When Jade first contacted me to let me know she was pregnant, and wanting me to photograph their new addition in the hospital, I was over the moon. I honestly had a smile as big as the day I foundView full post »

Mitch + Laura| Adelaide Hills Engagement

When Laura first contacted me about photographing her wedding in February I just knew she was a genuine, down to earth, lovely girl. Then I met Mitch at their Wedding consult and I knew they were twoView full post »

The Wittwer’s | Adelaide Hills Family Session

When I first joined a Mums group after having Amelia, one of the very first girls I met was Nicole and her daughter Zoe. We clicked immediately and have been friends ever since. When Nicole asked meView full post »

Chris + Jess | Semaphore Beach Engagement

On a family holiday away to Marion Bay, Chris & Jess decided to explore a little and drive to the beach. Chris’ two stepsisters came along for the ride and they headed to a look out to takeView full post »

The Van Kaathoven’s | Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens Family Session

It has been years since the Racheal, Tim and their children Toby, Tia and Nick have had a family photo shoot. Racheal admits to having the kids school photos on the fridge as there are no recentView full post »

Aston| Adelaide Baptism

On a cool but beautiful day in November close family and friends gathered together to celebrate the Baptism of Aston. Proud parents Kate and Adam planned the day perfectly and big brother Adrian wasView full post »

The Mills| Adelaide Botanic Gardens Family Session

On the morning of our scheduled session I met Stephanie, David and Nicholas at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. I arrived 10 minutes early, just as the skies opened up! The downpour lasted a total of 10View full post »

Marc Anthony| Adelaide Baptism

On a gorgeous Spring day in October, friends and family gathered at the Greek Orthodox Church in Adelaide to witness the Baptism of a very special boy, Marc Anthony. I met Marc’s parents ImogenView full post »

Trent + Amber | Al Ru Farm Wedding

Trent and Amber first met online back in 2012, soon after they shared their first date and became inseparable. They became a small family of 3 with Trents beautiful daughter Miaa and in 2014 welcomedView full post »

Gabriella| Adelaide Lifestyle Newborn Session

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of photographing Tom, Sarah and their gorgeous daughter Gabriella. It was so wonderful to be able to capture such precious moments and see the connectionView full post »

Matthew + Helen | Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens Engagement

It is your classic story of city girl meets country boy; from completely different worlds but whom fell in love all the same ❤︎ After 6 wonderful years together, Matthew proposed at Port NoarlungaView full post »

Zack + Crystal | Blyth Wedding

The lead up to Zack and Crystals wedding was full of excitement and smooth seas but just a few days before their wedding, wild weather lashed across South Australia and a tornado (actually 2View full post »

Mark + Margarita | Adelaide Wedding

Mark and Margarita first met online through chance when two different sites shared their information with each other, without their knowledge. After talking for a while they had their first date atView full post »

Violet | Adelaide Botanic Gardens Children’s Mini Session

A few months ago I offered a free photo shoot for a fundraiser held for Beyond Blue. Violets mum Dannielle won & of course organised the session for her gorgeous daughter ❤︎ We spent a beautifulView full post »

Archer | 1st Birthday Cake Smash!

Meet my gorgeous nephew Archer 🙂 Don’t ask me how or when it happened, but a few days ago it was this gorgeous guys 1st birthday (my gosh time goes so lightening fast!). To celebrate thisView full post »

Louis + Beck | Veale Gardens Engagement

I first met Louis and Beck a few weeks ago at their wedding consult. We met at a bustling Norwood cafe’ and hit it off immediately! After a bit of planning we decided on a garden engagementView full post »

Abigail | Adelaide Botanic Gardens Children’s Mini Session

Bianca & Chris are the proud parents to this little pocket rocket, Abigail 💕 Over the last year or so I have had the honour of photographing Abbies newborn session and naming day. So of course IView full post »

The Fairchild’s | Yorke Peninsula Family Session

On a gorgeous summer afternoon a few weeks ago I headed down to the beach at Port Victoria, on the Yorke Peninsula, for a family photo shoot with this good looking bunch! Susan, Julie & DebraView full post »

Campbell + Fara | Grange Beach Wedding

On a lovely spring afternoon, 15 years in the making, Campbell and Fara were married in an intimate ceremony at the beautiful Grange Beach. The morning started at Faras best friend and Maid ofView full post »

Mark + Margarita | Grange Beach Engagement

Grange Beach holds a special memory for these two lovebirds, it was here they first met in a chance encounter. Little did they know that this one moment would alter their paths dramatically, theyView full post »

Trent + Amber | Veale Gardens Enagement

I met Trent and Amber, and their two gorgeous children, a few months ago for their wedding consult. We met at a local cafe’ and Trent shouted us all cronuts (doughnuts/croissants) and coffee, aView full post »

Rachael + Dominic | Henley Beach Engagement Party

Rachael and Dominics Engagement party was held at the West Beach Surf Life Saving Club back in late September. It was the perfect venue to cater for their guests, right on the beach. Scrumptious foodView full post »

Maria + Eduardo | Adelaide Botanic Gardens Maternity

On a beautiful spring afternoon a few weeks ago I met up with the sweetest couple at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. Maria and Eduardo are expecting their first bundle of joy, a baby girl they willView full post »

Zack & Crystal | Adelaide Botanic Gardens Engagement

A few weeks ago I spent a lovely Saturday morning at the beautiful Adelaide Botanic Gardens with Zack & Crystal for their engagement session ♥ The grounds were abuzz with activity and the gardensView full post »

Romantic Vintage Styled Shoot | Al Ru Farm One Tree Hill

For a team of creatives just starting out in the wedding business, our dream was to create a styled wedding photo shoot to showcase our talent and get creative 🙂 Kirsty of Valley Bloom Co, Paige ofView full post »

Blake | Adelaide Childrens Mini Session

On a cool & foggy morning last week I had such a fun time getting to know Blake & his mum Llogan. At 8 months old Blake is such a spunky little man! He has the most contagious laugh andView full post »

Salvatore | Adelaide Christening

On the 14th of June Salvatore (or Tore for short) was christened at the same church his father went to years ago, surrounded by those who love him the most. Salvatore is such a gorgeous little manView full post »

Olivia | Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens Childrens Mini Session

This sweet girl turned one just a few weeks ago, or as her mum sees it “My baby girls growing up way too fast!” (I’m sure most parents can relate to this!). Olivia (or Lolly asView full post »

Adelady | The Launch Party Adelaide

Adelady is a new venture from two amazing girls, Hayley Pearson & Lauren De Cesare. These two besties came up with an ideas to create a website full of fun, style, food, fashion, events and mummyView full post »

Kathy, Kristina + Katika | 3 Generation Himeji Gardens Family Session

Meet Kathy, Kristina & Katika ♥ 3 Generations of gorgeous girls who have such a beautiful connection & ease with each other. We spent a lovely light-filled afternoon wandering around theView full post »

Jade + Dan | Adelaide Botanic Gardens Maternity Session

I must say, I am absolutely smitten with these two, or should  I say three! From the moment Dan emailed me about photographing Jades maternity photo shoot to the many emails that followed I knew weView full post »

The Elme’s | Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens Family Session

I met the Elmes family at the gorgeous Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens on a cool Autumn morning. Despite the cold the gardens were brimming with people enjoying the gorgeous trees, glassy lake &View full post »

The Newton’s | Adelaide Family Session

Meet Tom, Kerin and their adorable daughters, Ruby & Esme’ ♥ Kerin was the lucky winner of a free photoshoot given away on my Facebook page a few weeks ago. Naturally she chose a familyView full post »

The Mickan’s | Grange Family Session

Meet Adam, Alysha & gorgeous Lily ♥ This lovely family were visiting from Darwin last month, in Adelaide to celebrate Lilys 1st Birthday with family and friends. We had originally organisedView full post »

Michael + Cherie | Adelaide Engagement Party

In January I had the pleasure of photographing Michael and Cheries Engagement Party. Held on a balmy Summer night at the Cumberland Hotel in the city, friends and family of the happy couple arrivedView full post »

The Company Kitchen | Barossa Wedding Styled Shoot ♥

This past weekend I was asked to help style a vintage themed wedding in Angaston, SA. The Company Kitchen was the venue and was oh so perfect. Lovely landscaped gardens bordered the property, framingView full post »

The Dean’s | Adelaide Family Session

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of photographing the wonderful Dean family at their families gorgeous property in Adelaide. As you can see it was the perfect backdrop to capture the love thisView full post »

Jake + Lauren | Largs Bay Engagement

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of photographing these two lovebirds for their engagement session ♥ Jake & Lauren are truly a gorgeous couple who were engaged just a few short months ago- onView full post »

Addison | Adelaide Childrens Mini Session

Last weekend I spent a glorious spring day photographing this gorgeous little girl with her mum & nanna. The Botanic Gardens were bustling with activity and were a beautiful backdrop for ourView full post »

Welcome to Amanda Kate Photography ♥

Hi there, I thought I would take a minute to introduce you all to the face behind the camera. My name is Amanda (Kate being my middle name) and I am a Wedding, Portrait and EventView full post »