Amber's Blog

Stories of the women in front of my lens

A studio photo shoot with a fashion-forward senior boy

As a photographer, I always enjoy the challenge of capturing a person’s unique personality and style in a studio photo shoot. Recently, I had the pleasure of working with a senior boy (called G in this story) who is interested in pursuing a career in the fashion industry. For

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Printing your Family Photos – 5 reasons to do it now!

Family photos – more than just a picture  In today’s digital age, most of our precious memories are captured and stored in our smartphones, computers, or in the cloud. While it’s convenient to have all our photos easily accessible with just a few clicks, there’s something special about printing

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Senior Photos in Geneva Old Town

Zadie may be small in stature, but she is big on focus, determination and achievement. Although only 18 year old when we did her photo session, Zadie had already been accepted into a college in the US to train for … wait for it… WEIGHTLIFTING!!!!! Not only that –

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Family Photos of Three Generations – more than just pictures

I am often called upon to document special relationships and moments in people’s lives. One of the most rewarding experiences I’ve had was working with Alisia to capture some family photos of three generations of the women in her family. Now you may be wondering, why would someone do

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Branding photos for coaches Salt Consulting

Michelle Guiliano’s and Denise Nickerson’s branding photo shoot was one to remember. I knew it would be, because they are two very impressive, aspirational and highly accomplished women. In their own words on their website, they are “high-performance interventionist coaches dedicated to talented people.” As two professionals who are

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New Profile Photos for a Business Life Coach

Monique knew she needed a new set of profile photos for her coaching business. So when she saw a fellow coach’s updated pictures, she decided to contact the same photographer – me! That was a while ago, when Monique lived in Singapore. The unfortunate part is that I had

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Business Consultant photos – Masha Dalanay – Prangins

Let me introduce you to Masha Dalanay, the powerhouse behind new business solutions company Biz Brainstorming Mentor. Over the summer we worked together to create a set of consistent images for Masha’s new business. Her was developing her website and LinkedIn profile, and was busy planning her social media

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Branding Photos – Johdi Woodford, Gland

You know you need them. Branding photos of you looking sharp, professional, confident, approachable…whatever the personality of your brand is. BUT – you feel very uncomfortable in front of the camera and can’t stand being the centre of attention. You’re not the only one! When Johdi Woodford contacted me

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How do you have a great photo shoot with toddlers?

“We have lots of photos of our kids obviously but never of all of us together.”  You know how it is when you’ve got toddlers. You have at least a thousand photos of your children on your phone, maybe a few of them with your husband, but just a

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Mandy Thomas – Simply Yoga Online – Commugny Yoga Practice

Mandy Thomas’s upbeat and positive attitude and her ‘real yoga for real people’ philosophy were what attracted me to her yoga practice. The lovely essential oils and delicious tea that she served after her in-person yoga classes may have had something to do with it too! Whatever the reason,

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Personal Branding Photo Shoot, Delphine Martin Nutritionist, Commugny

Personal Branding Photos to launch a New Business! Delphine Martin is planning to launch her nutrition business (coming in early 2021!) and needed some professional personal branding photos for her website and social media. She wanted to position herself as a professional and appeal to her target consumer. She

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Backyard Family Photo Shoot in Vaud

Kristen contacted me to ask if I would do a backyard family photo shoot at their home in Chavannes-des-Bois. Her baby was turning 6 months old and she wanted some beautiful photos of him before he grew any bigger. She also told me that the previous 3 family photo

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Portraits of My Sister – Cancer Free!

It had been over a year since we were last together, and this time especially I was determined to capture some portraits of my sister on camera.  Roller-coaster ride Cherry was diagnosed with breast cancer in Jan 2019. When she first told me her diagnosis I felt so confused

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Graduation Pictures for Senior Students of Ecolint Geneva

Congratulations to all these wonderful graduates! With the pandemic wreaking havoc on all the end-of-year graduation parties and activities, I wanted to do something special for the senior students at my children’s school. So, during the month of July I offered a special gift for families at the Ecole

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Family Photos by Lac Leman

His oldest son was about to graduate from high school and was weeks away from starting university. Very far from home. In addition to this he explained that all his children were now teenagers and had grown up since the last family photo session. So this father from my

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Mother-Daughter Double Birthday Photo Shoot

Be part of the picture This post is about a fabulous client called Doreen, who wanted to have a memento of where she was at a particular time in her life: her 50th birthday. She also wanted to bring her daughter – who had just celebrated her 16th birthday

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Senior photos on display

Graduation Photos by the Lake

Mia phoned me to book a session for her daughter’s graduation photos. She explained how she wanted to have some beautiful senior portraits of her daughter Manty, who had just started her final year at high school. What she didn’t tell me was the extra special reason for the

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