Destination Wedding Ireland – Shelly & Dave

As a wedding photographer in Sydney, I bear witness to such a vast array of beautiful wedding photo locations. Though, when I was asked to travel to Ireland as the photographer for Shelly & Dave’s wedding recently, I thought this would be an amazing photographic opportunity I could not pass up. And I wasn’t disappointed. The Couple When Shelly started working as a waitress in a cocktail bar she would never had thought she would find her husband to be in her manager Dave. They worked together for four years, forming a… Read More

Fashion Photography Portraits – Essential Tips For The Perfect Portrait Session

Fashion portraits by female photographer Kat Stanley Photography

Are you interested in becoming a fashion model, or entering the modelling circuit?  Do you need a variety of portraits for your fashion model portfolio?  Or are you simply wanting to feel glamorous for a day? Whether you are looking for a photo shoot just for you, or to assist your entry into the fashion and modelling industry, we can tailor our portrait sessions to suit. Simply follow these essential tips and your portrait photography session will be a breeze. Preparing for your photo shoot Research photo references. This means collecting any images you have seen… Read More

How to incorporate your wedding invitations and stationery into your wedding photos

Sydney wedding photographer : Kat Stanley Photography

This article is brought to you by Kristi Charter at Giant Invitations. I met Kristi when researching her work through the Giant Invitations website. Kristi and I have formed a great relationship since then, assisting each other by sharing content for blogs and feature photographs.    While you may not realise how important wedding invitations and stationery are initially, once you begin organising them, you’ll soon realise a large chunk of your time will go towards planning them. Your invitations will set the tone for your upcoming nuptials and will act as a precursor to how… Read More

Feature wedding – Veena & Joel

Destination wedding photographer Kat Stanley Photography

The beautiful Veena and Joel met while working in a bar, calling bingo together before they started dating. As they flirted during these bingo sessions, Joel would do his best to make Veena burst into laughter as they called the numbers, repeating extremely funny number puns… Classic folk lore for the couple. Whilst holidaying in Kanchanaburi Thailand, the couple visited the tiger temple. Joel surprised Veena with a proposal as he had organised for a 3 week old tiger cub to present Veena with the ring tied in a bow around its… Read More

Beauty Tips for Perfect Wedding Day Skin

As a Sydney wedding photographer, I have seen what the stress of planning a wedding can do to a bride’s, and even groom’s, skin leading up to their big day. Wedding stress and anxiety can cause an imbalance in your mind, and body. Though you may feel you are handling the wedding planning quiet well, it is not uncommon for your body to break out with skin imperfections in the lead up to the wedding. What most brides do not realise is that skincare has less to do with skin type or… Read More

A bit about Kat

self portrait of a photographer

So who is Kat Stanley? We could give you all the fluffy stuff, but all you want to know is – how did she get so good at what she does? Starting out her creative career, Kat studied Creative Fine Arts and Photography for two years following her finishing her school years. She was then an active apprentice to the art or photography and in 2007 commenced her professional career starting out in the most beautiful destination, Hamilton Island. It was there that Kat was hired to be the Manager of the… Read More