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We are well and truly into year 2017, and we can’t believe how much has happened already. Since our blog post, we have been working furiously on commercial and fashion projects, as well as capturing all the beautiful individuals that come into our studio.

Here’s Ailish, a shy but confident young lady who loves to dance.

Enquire about your fashion portrait sessions today by calling 9830 1998 or emailing

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Meet Naty and Kenning Bride and Groom To-be

Meet Naty and Kenning. A gorgeously fun loving bride and groom to be. This beautiful couple are getting hitched tomorrow and we are excited to be the ones who will capture this special occasion.

Naty and I met three years ago when I was leading worship at a youth Church service. She played the piano while I sang (I’m no Celine Dion, but I can belt out a tune or two). We got along from the get-go and have been friends since. Soon after Naty met Kenning and their engagement was announced. I was delighted and flattered to be their first point of contact for their special occasion pics.

Below is an Autumn shoot of these two cuties at Maling rd, Canterbury. Working with them was so enjoyable, lots of laughs and goofing around. Their chemistry and love for each other illuminates from them both. Whilst trying to nail down the requirements for tomorrows shoot, I asked Kenning exactly what he wanted, and his response was, “I just want my wife”. How cute is he!

I can’t wait to be a part of your big day, capturing the moment from a very personal point of view. Best of health, love and happiness to you both.

Karen xx

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Charles and Keith Street Style Campaign 2016

CHARLES & KEITH SUMMER 2016 draws on a tale of one’s journey to self discovery, a delivery of self expressionism. Pushing forth the idea of self identity, a series of visual narratives portraying the dialogues of one’s inner thoughts.

Supporting their official Summer campaign, I was really humbled when CHARLES & KEITH, an international brand approached me to create a street style campaign which depicts the story of a city slick girl living a carefree life accessorised in CHARLES & KEITH.

I must admit, it was mammoth task shooting 11 different looks in one day, running around like a wild cat in an orange vest (safety comes first ok!), jumping up on bins to take a bird’s eye view whilst making sure every little detail of the product was in clear view and the shot list nailed. However, I had the best time of my life, and I couldn’t have done it without the patience, professionalism and commitment of my dream team.

Ok so here it is! Hope you enjoy the street style campaign now debuting digitally and in store across Asia – Singapore, Korea, Japan, China and Thailand.


hair & makeup \\ KATE RADFORD
photography assistant/retoucher \\ STEPHANIE BOLGER
shoes, sunglasses, bags and rings \\ CHARLES & KEITH


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Our Favourites Clicks of 2015

Year 2016 has started with a bang and we can’t believe how incredibly busy we have been at Finessence HQ! As we are fast approaching February, we thought we take you back at our 2015 journey and celebrate what an awesome year it has been for the Finessence crew.

Thank you so much to everyone who has walked through our doors, stood in front of our cameras and all the great laughs and conversations we have shared.

Stay happy and laugh continuously xoxo

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Give a Box of Happy Memories this Christmas!



Back by popular request, our Christmas gift vouchers are now available for purchase until 24th of Dec 2015!!!

For $80, your special family or friend will receive…

  • 45 min weekday portrait session and
  • One beautiful 8 X 10 inch art mounted print

Email or call us on 9830 1998 to arrange one today. ****Please note our next available portrait session bookings is early Feb 2016.

May you and your family have blessed memories this Christmas xxx


*Our Terms and Conditions for the $80 Portrait Special:

  • Is redeemable towards a weekday portrait session and one 8 x 10 inch print only
  • Portrait session booking is valid for 12 months from date of purchase
  • Offer ends 24th of December 2015
  • Applies to family, maternity, engagement and individual portrait sessions only
  • Additional persons (after 5 persons) at $25 per person
  • Postage fee is $10 per Gift Certificate (if required)
  • Additional photography coverage at $250 per hour
  • Gift Certificate must be redeemed on date of design and ordering session
  • Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or Gift Certificate; not redeemable or transferable for cash
  • Any no shows or cancellations with less than 24 hours notice will forfeit the Gift Certificate
  • Finessence Photography is not responsible for loss or damage of Gift Certificate
  • Bookings are essential via 9830 1998 and subject to availability.
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