Using Corporate Branding to increase your online profile

Do you want to increase your business presence online? Are you struggling to be seen amongst all your competitors? Have you thought about updating your corporate branding? What is corporate branding? Corporate branding is the practice of using a company name as a brand name. It is an attempt to use corporate brand equity to create a greater brand recognition. Corporate branding is not limited to a specific mark or name. Branding can incorporate multiple touch points including logo, photographic images, packaging, advertising and stationery. Any means by which the general public comes into contact with a specific brand constitutes a… Read More

How to find that perfect Mother-of-the-Bride dress

Kat Stanley Photography - How to find the perfect Mother-of-the-Bride dress

With my wedding not far off in the future, my mum asked me if I could help her to choose an outfit for our special day. And that got me thinking, where do you shop for mothers-of-the-brides outfit? And how do you help the parents of the bride and groom to dress appropriately. Knowing the style of wedding you are planning, and your expectations of what you want them to wear, will help explain to your parentals what look you are going for. “People aren’t clear enough these days on their invites about dress expectation…. Read More

Why you should invest in a pre-wedding photo shoot

Pre wedding photo shoot sydney

Have you ever wondered why couples choose to have a photography session before the wedding? Well, sometimes it is to build confidence in a camera-shy client, and other times it is so they can utilise the images for the wedding itself. Still not sure if you want one? Well, at Kat Stanley Photography we get asked about pre-wedding photo shoots a lot. So we thought we would give you the answers to our most commonly asked questions. What is a pre-wedding shoot? It is a photography session prior to your wedding day, where… Read More

Night Time Wedding Photos

Kat Stanley Photography Night Time Wedding Blog

Have you allowed enough time for your photographer to step outside your wedding reception for ten minutes of night time photography fun? Don’t believe that as soon as the sun goes down you need to say goodbye to your wedding photographer. Some of the most wonderful photos can be achieved with a little bit of pre-planning and thinking outside of the box. I have photographed a myriad of Sydney weddings over the past few months, I must admit that the earlier sunsets since daylight savings has ended, are allowing some amazing evening photography. All that effort… 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

Feature Wedding – Olivia & Andrew

Olivia and Andrew had known each other for a few years through mutual friends. Olivia thought Andrew was a nice guy, but it wasn’t until 2007 that they shared their first kiss at an Australia Day Party hosted by one of their now bridesmaids. It only took a few dates for the couple to be totally smitten with each other. Olivia & Andrew lived with each other for some years, and in that time, knew quite a bit about each other, not to mention meeting Prince Harry in Croatia together! They went… Read More

A wedding through the eyes of a photographer

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Believe it or not, for me, the excitement of your big day all begins about 12 months before your actual wedding. It usually hits me when I first receive that initial point of contact, either through a phone call or email. When I meet you for the first time, my energy for your wedding increases as I start to visualise the two of you in the photos, and your vision for what you would like your day to look like. Every wedding is different, and the couples that choose to individualise their wedding, are… 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

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

My Own Personal Photographer

Llew Dowley Crazy Mummy Syndrome Kat Stanley Photgraphy

Llew Dowley here, owner of The Buzz Writer & author of Crazy Mummy Syndrome. Recently I have been brought on board to review the content and editorial pieces at Kat Stanley Photography. When Kat asked me to contribute a guest post to her blog, I was more than happy to provide my personal experiences. Finding a photographer for any occasion is a very daunting task. I did not know where to start when I was planning for my wedding, a few years back. I researched on the internet, but felt I was only seeing… Read More