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North Shore Mums

I am very excited to share my most recent blog post that was for Northshoremums.com.au. I read this blog often to get tips and tricks that all mums need.  The article gives tips and trciks for taking great family photos- especially with little ones! Check it out here, or read the article below: 

As a mother and a portrait photographer, I’ve taken a decade’s worth of photos of children and families. From hosting workshops, I see the common traits that adults and kids generate from being so nervous in front of a camera; they’re disappointed with the shots and it reduces confidence levels.

This led me to author my first book, How To Look Good In Photos. I became fixated on correlating the same pattern of errors people make in posing and positioning and wanted to rectify this. For kids though, it’s not about having your child positioned or posed in a certain style… a completely different set of rules apply. 1. Don’t make children sit stillSince kids have a short attention span, and their exci…

Mosman Daily and Daily Telegraph

An article about my book that was published in the Mosman Daily and the online daily telegraph, and Sydney Today a Mandarin blog about whats happening in Sydney.


Photographer Kate Branch offers tips on how to look good in photos in her new book.

YOUR online dating photo was shot at a cousin’s wedding when you were lookin’ good but is it the real you? According to North Sydney photographer Kate Branch, it may not be the right image for social media. “There is no point in just posting an attractive photo with no insight into who your are,’’ she says Branch has written a book called How to Look Good In Photos in response to the huge demand for self images for social media. AFTER: Daena places her weight on her front foot and bends her back leg slightly. Photogenic success! BEFORE: A forward-facing stance is not engaging.

Selfies, professional networks and dating sites mean people need to say a lot in about themselves in one image. “I don’t necessarily agree with it, but social media has reduced e…