On the way home from Central one weekend Kerry did a bit of a detour and got to spend time with the Wright family on their farm near Dunback.

What a stunning location to work in and some gorgeous people to photograph.



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We have had lots of lovely families booking in for portraits over the past few weeks – getting in before the colder winter months.
Meet the McGrath family. We had a gorgeous warm Saturday morning (remember them ?) at the botanic gardens before the family went off to their musical commitments.
Ayla and Ozan are such a cute brother and sister duo, we got heaps of photos of them interacting together.

Goeknil and Tom have chosen some lovely images of their family that capture a special moment in time.

It was a total pleasure to photograph your family!

Photos by Nicola Wilhelmsen

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Simon and Rosie …….

what a wonderful day –  full of anticipation, joy and celebration.

photography by Kerry Crosland and Belinda Maitland 


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Ari and Liam, two of Rosies nephews, were the perfect batboy ring bearers

2016-05-12_0012 - Copy2016-05-12_0014 - Copy2016-05-12_0015 - CopyRosie is the 4th bride I have photographed from her family.  It has been an honour to photograph these four gorgeous sisters weddings.

I think there may be another whole blog to come on that !

2016-05-12_0016 - Copy2016-05-12_0017 - Copy2016-05-12_0018 - CopyA tea ceremony at the Chinese Gardens followed after the First Church service

2016-05-12_0020 - CopyThe superhero theme was not only for the young !

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Since we were in the area it seemed a good idea to work around the Vogel St precinct .

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we’re not normally fans of the jump shot – but hey, when you can get yourself this far off the ground

and still smile – it deserves to be on the blog

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and the bride had skipped lunch, and left the Subway staff speechless.

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2016-05-12_0026 - Copy2016-05-12_0027 - Copy2016-05-12_0028 - Copy2016-05-12_0029 - Copy2016-05-12_0030 - CopyThe light on Three Mile Hill was amazing. Dunedin you are a fantastic place to work.

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2016-05-12_0033 - Copy…. as the sun was setting in the Octagon – the light continued to glow

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Toitu – what a stunning reception venue.

Thanks Simon and Rosie for letting us be part of your very special day.

Kerry and Belinda


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George and Frances married at St Andrews Anglican Church in Maheno, which is a gorgeous little church near Oamaru.
It was a lovely musical ceremony with wonderful cellist Heleen du Plessis and also organist Tim Parsons.
It was so nice to hear the church full of wonderful singing voices during the Hymn’s.

After some photos around the church grounds under the dappled shade of the trees we had a quick stop at the beach.
We then moved on to Fleur’s Place in Moeraki for the reception in the warm afternoon sun.

Thank you George and Frances for having me photograph your wedding, you are such a calm relaxed couple and it was
a total pleasure to create these images for you.

Photos by Nicola Wilhelmsen

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Its that time of year again when I celebrate my own birthday and also my Kelk Photography birthday!

Today I turn ten!

Woah! can’t believe I have worked here that long, its really doesn’t feel like ten years at all, which just shows how much I enjoy it.
Big thank you to Kerry, Barry and Belinda for making this a really awesome workplace, you make make me laugh every day!
Also thank you for the huge gorgeous bunch of flowers on my desk today!
(actually they were too big for my desk so they are in front of the lovely fireplace in the office)

I though to celebrate I would make a cake (of course) and do a blog post.
So here are ten images of mine taken within the last year or so.
Just ten little moments, including a teary toddler at the end (mine of course!)

Nicola Wilhelmsen

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