Feature Wedding – Karen & Chris

Sydney Wedding Photographer :: Kat Stanley Photography

The first time they met For Karen & Chris their first chance meeting was actually at a wedding. Karen didn’t know the bride or groom, but was invited as a guest of someone she had only just started dating. She sat across the table from Chris all night and thought he was great. Chris later confessed it was love at first sight for him. The proposal The pair headed over to Europe for a month long holiday. It was 40 degrees, in beautiful Seville, Spain, when Chris thought it would be a good opportunity… Read More

Should I get a spray tan for my wedding?

Wedding spray tan : Kat Stanley Photography

To fake tan or not to fake tan for my wedding photos, that is the question. As a bride-to-be you want to look your best on your big day, and the question of having a spray tan for your wedding day is one that is asked by my clients quite regularly. Recently one of my clients sent me this email: ‘Hi Kat, I read an interesting blog / Facebook question and answer on fake tanning versus natural tan for a wedding. A few photographers commented on what looks better in photos, but you are… 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

Feature Wedding – Grace & Ian Walter

Terrara House Estate Wedding photography Kat Stanley Photography

Terrara House Estate, just 20 minutes drive south of Berry, is set on a 16 hectare country estate and is home to a historic house and stables (circa 1904). A romantic address for a wedding which followed a very romantic proposal. Ian originally met Grace at their workplace, and after following Grace around the office for the first few months, she finally agreed to go on a date with him. So it was only natural when Ian started to organise the proposal, months in advance, that he would choose the location of… Read More

Feature Wedding – Jess & Brad Major, Cronulla

Cronulla wedding :: Kat Stanley Photography

The gorgeous couple met whilst Jess was working in a local Cronulla restaurant during her Uni days. Who knew that a serving of garlic bread would lead to their first date and then a proposal at the same restaurant they first dined in (though not on the same day!). Of course, Jess said ‘Yes!’, but only after Brad repeated the question four times to a very surprised Jess. Preferring a non-traditional celebration for her hen’s day, Jess lunched at the Duck Republic with thirty of her closest friends and family. The restaurant kindly… 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

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

Say Hi

At Kat Stanley Photography we love to capture your memories at your wedding, but did you know we also photograph newborns, christenings, events, commercial and family portraits? Send us your details, and our friendly staff will contact you directly… Kat Stanley Photography   |   0434 129 427 Suite 1, 1 The Kingsway Cronulla NSW 2230 The Entrance to our office is to the left of the foyer entry of the Quest Apartments, within the Northies Offices. You will be able to see the Kat Stanley Photography logo through the glass doors to let you know… Read More