Amber's Blog

Stories of the women in front of my lens

Ultimate Guide to Photo Books in Switzerland

Updated 12 April 2022 I’m relatively new here in Switzerland (this time anyway…I was here before but that’s another story). Soon after I arrived I started to look for places that would print my family photo books. Having spent the last few years in the US, I came to

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A Cherished Family Portrait Recreated Over a Decade Later

Krisztina booked a photo session with a very unique request: to recreate her favourite family portrait that had been taken 13 years ago. She shared the original photo with me, saying that it took pride of place on the wall at home. It showed Krisztina and her husband seated,

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Couple embraces during Valentines Day photo shoot

The Valentines Day gift that lasts forever

Valentines Day is a day dedicated to celebrating love. How do you like to spend it? My husband and I have had 28 opportunities to make February 14 a day to focus on celebrating us. I reflected on all the ways that we have celebrated Valentines Day and boy

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Family standing in vineyard at golden hour

Lake Geneva Autumn Family Photo Shoot

This family photo shoot in the vineyards above Rolle ranks up there as one of the most stunning outdoor photo sessions that I have done. Katherine and her family recently moved to the French-speaking part of Switzerland and she wanted to get her family together for some pictures. She

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senior pictures by the lake

Senior Pictures Session by the Lake

Since I wrote this I have moved back to Europe. I’m now based in Founex, Switzerland, located between Geneva and Lausanne and especially love taking senior portraits. I serve all clients in the area of La Cote. Among other places this includes Founex, Commugny, Coppet, Celigny, Crans, Nyon, Prangins,

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Farewell to my Makeup Artist: her Elegant Portrait Session

Parting Gift The graceful, beautiful and talented Gayathri Menon, who I had the pleasure of working with in countless photo shoots. This is her beautiful portrait session. After years of watching her give my clients some amazing makeovers I asked her if she would like to do her own

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pregnant mama poses with billowing white silk in maternity photo session

Nancy’s classic maternity photo session

Nancy contacted me in her 2nd trimester to book her maternity photo session. Her goal for the final images was: “Getting sensual pictures of myself, making me feel beautiful, catching loving couple moments, and family moments with our first son.” We met a few times to discuss exactly what

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Casino Royale Self-Portrait

I’ve always loved the 1967 Casino Royale movie poster of the woman covered in a skin of a playing cards – take a look here – and wanted to experiment with putting skins on my own subjects. This piece of work has been on the back burner for a while but the

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modern dance photo shoot minneapolis MN

Skye’s Dance Photo Shoot

One day this girl is going to be a star. Skye taught me that if you’re passionate about something, you need to envision what you want, plan how you are going to get it and keep going until you’re satisfied. It’s a principle that we can all use. This was

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Behind the Sophisticated Headshot

Portrait of a Professional and Sophisticated Woman   It’s my goal to provide you with the contemporary, authentic and sophisticated headshot that you need. Professional and sophisticated are not mutually exclusive  – you won’t find any prim and proper, stuffy corporate headshots here. Many women have walked into my studio over

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family in black and white house singapore

Black and White House family photos

When fellow mumpreneur and well-known local artist Clare Haxby said she was leaving Singapore I was not surprised. This city is a very transient place, with many expats only living here 2-3 years before moving somewhere else.  But having admired how much energy and passion she put into growing her business my

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couple sit together against backlight

Couples Photo Session by Amber Roberts

This was a couples photo session that I will always remember because Diana and Nader are two very special people. Spend any time with them and you will quickly see why they are together. They are two of the most genuine, gentle and kind-hearted people that you will meet. It was

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east coast family photo shoot

East Coast Family Photo Shoot

This beautiful Australian family was about to leave Singapore and asked if I would do their last Singapore family photo shoot.  Being neighbours meant that we already knew each other, which is something that definitely helps when kids are involved – there are no scary strangers pointing rude cameras

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glamorous couple in blue embraces in studio photo

Why Book A Couples Photo Session?

I always get a rush of excitement when I receive a booking for couples photo session. There is usually a significant anniversary or birthday to celebrate – if you’re going to book a photo shoot it better be for a good reason, right?  Lisa contacted me with 3 excellent

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Kerry’s Senior Photo Shoot at Raffles

When Kerry’s mum phoned me to book her daughter’s senior photo shoot I was so thrilled! I love senior sessions because it’s such an exciting time for the students. They are approaching the end of High School with anticipation, they have important decisions to make about their future and the big

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triptych of images with mother and daughters

Mother and Daughter Photo Shoot

Rachael won the bid for this Mother and Daughter photo shoot that I had donated to our school fund-raiser. Her family was about to relocate back to the US but she knew that she wanted to do a Girls Day Out photo session with her 2 daughters before leaving.

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Raise Your Profile with a Glamour Photoshoot

Let me introduce you to an amazing woman who will light up any room she walks into. Sharon is a dynamic lady who has lived in several cities around the world; she arrived in Singapore just a few months ago and has quickly settled into life here. When she called me to

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woman wearing purple dress in Singapore woods

Zhai – Eco-Clothing Photo Shoots

Over the past 2 years I have done several clothing photo shoots with Danielle Champagne. She’s a super-efficient Canadian who owns and runs Zhai and Santorini, two Singapore-based eco-clothing companies. Here is a selection of photos from some of those shoots, showing some of Zhai’s beautiful range of bamboo earth-friendly

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maternity photo shoot

Maternity Photo Shoot

Fiona and I were friends from many years ago, before we were married with children and living in Singapore. So when she asked me if I would do her maternity photo shoot I was thrilled. It is such a special time in one’s life and it makes me happy when

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family with 4 children photo shoot

Twice the fun – a Twins Photo Shoot

The Clarke Family were blessed with twice the joy when their beautiful twin boys were born. These amazing parents have been my friends and neighbours since I arrived in Singapore almost 2 years ago; now they are my role models. Not only was Naomi the model of a cool, calm and

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Aimee Barnes headshot

Aimee Barnes – a Unique Beauty

Aimee Barnes is an exceptional woman. She is an entrepreneur, athlete, mentor, wife, coach, champion bodybuilder, recovered from alcohol dependence and depression, dog-lover, distance runner and a fierce advocate for women’s wellness. She has lived in Singapore for nearly 5 years and started her company Tangram Wellness in 2013, teaching the

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man poses for portrait

Couples Photo Shoot Delight!

There’s no better way to celebrate a relationship than to capture it with some intimate images. Whether it’s a Valentine gift, an engagement, a birthday or anniversary present, the photographs that we capture during your couples shoot will give you a lifetime of smiles.  I’ve recently had the pleasure of

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