Natural Lifestyle Photography by Merryn Benham Captures: Blog http://merrynbenhamcaptures.com/blog en-us Merryn Benham merrynjb@gmail.com (Natural Lifestyle Photography by Merryn Benham Captures) Sun, 09 Aug 2015 10:47:00 GMT Sun, 09 Aug 2015 10:47:00 GMT http://merrynbenhamcaptures.com/img/s/v-5/u171977226-o715858219-50.jpg Natural Lifestyle Photography by Merryn Benham Captures: Blog http://merrynbenhamcaptures.com/blog 93 120 Amelia in the Winter Sun http://merrynbenhamcaptures.com/blog/2015/8/amelia-in-the-winter-sun The sun was shining on a cold winter day, and Amelia braved the bitter weather for her Winter photo session. Here are my favourite photos:

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merrynjb@gmail.com (Natural Lifestyle Photography by Merryn Benham Captures) child happy merryn benham captures natural light outdoors park sunlight sunset western sydney winter http://merrynbenhamcaptures.com/blog/2015/8/amelia-in-the-winter-sun Sun, 09 Aug 2015 10:37:52 GMT
Oscar First Birthday Cake Smash http://merrynbenhamcaptures.com/blog/2015/7/oscar-first-birthday-cake-smash It was a crisp Sunday morning, dew still wet on the grass, autumn leaves falling, and a bright blue cake was waiting to be mashed by the hands of a toddler. Oscar and his family met with me for his 1st birthday cake smash photo session at Penrith Weir early morning, and cake was had by all... especially Oscar! 

Here are my favourite photos from the cake smash session:

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merrynjb@gmail.com (Natural Lifestyle Photography by Merryn Benham Captures) autumn cake cake smash family merryn benham captures natural light oscar outdoors penrith western sydney http://merrynbenhamcaptures.com/blog/2015/7/oscar-first-birthday-cake-smash Sun, 12 Jul 2015 02:48:13 GMT
A gorgeous family of four outdoors http://merrynbenhamcaptures.com/blog/2015/2/a-gorgeous-family-of-four-outdoors After seeing one of my family sessions posted on Facebook, Nikole was quick to email me for a booking! A day was picked a couple of weeks away, and gosh, the weather could not have been more perfect! 

With adorable flowing dresses on the young girls, which coordinated perfectly with mum and dad white with blue jeans, this family looked liked they came straight out of a magazine.

Enough babbling from me, here are my favourite images from the session!

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merrynjb@gmail.com (Natural Lifestyle Photography by Merryn Benham Captures) baby family four merryn benham captures natural light outdoors park toddler western sydney white and blue young http://merrynbenhamcaptures.com/blog/2015/2/a-gorgeous-family-of-four-outdoors Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:45:00 GMT
Chloe the staffies 1st Gotcha Birthday http://merrynbenhamcaptures.com/blog/2015/2/chloe-the-staffies-1st-gotcha-birthday Did you read my blog about Chloe and her photo session at The Diary? Well, here is the gorgeous Chloe again! But this time we are celebrating her 1st Gotcha Birthday. This is a date celebrated by the adoptive parents, to mark the date their rescue animal joined their family. Chloe just thought it was awesome that she got her very own cake to eat at the table!

Kate saw Chloe on a Facebook page at Christmas last year, and put up her hand to give her a new life. Kate made the adoption official in January -- Chloe certainly won the jackpot! A super sweet girl who is getting the hang of strutting it for the camera, I look forward to documenting her life of love with Kate! 

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merrynjb@gmail.com (Natural Lifestyle Photography by Merryn Benham Captures) adoption birthday home merryn benham captures natural light outdoors rescue staffy western sydney http://merrynbenhamcaptures.com/blog/2015/2/chloe-the-staffies-1st-gotcha-birthday Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:09:30 GMT
Family session on a beautiful summer afternoon in Penrith http://merrynbenhamcaptures.com/blog/2015/1/family-session-on-a-beautiful-summer-afternoon-in-penrith It had been many years since I had seen Mistie and Matt; the last time I saw them was well before the pitter patter of not 1 baby girl, but two! So on Sunday, I had the pleasure of meeting and photographing this gorgeous young family for the first time.

I'll admit, I immediately fell in love with Emmerson who gave me the biggest smile when we said hello! Evangeline wasn't quite as chirpy straight off the bat... in fact she had this ultra adorable grumpy face for the first few photos, but she warmed up pretty quickly with all the giggles and attention!

Here are my favourite photos from the session!

 

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merrynjb@gmail.com (Natural Lifestyle Photography by Merryn Benham Captures) baby family merryn benham captures natural light outdoors park penrith weir toddler western sydney young http://merrynbenhamcaptures.com/blog/2015/1/family-session-on-a-beautiful-summer-afternoon-in-penrith Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:00:17 GMT
Chloe the staffy has a photo session at Western Sydney Parklands http://merrynbenhamcaptures.com/blog/2014/12/chloe-the-staffy-has-a-photo-session-at-western-sydney-parklands For those of you who know me, you know I am a pretty big dog lover. I don't care what breed, I'm probably going to fall in love within seconds of meeting any dog.

Last week I had the pleasure of photographing Chloe; an ex-breeding dog who was left at a council shelter without a home. Kate saw Chloe on a Facebook page at Christmas last year, and put up her hand to give her a new life. Whilst Chloe is terrified of other dogs, has scars on her face and ears, and needed 8 broken teeth removed, this didn't stop Kate from falling madly in love with her. A chunky girl with a big heart, Chloe has been the perfect companion for Kate; keeping her company during ill times.

Kate says Chloe's favourite things are: going to the farm and chasing the cows, but mostly balls... definitely squeaky balls!

As Chloe is an older girl, Kate knows her time will be shorter with her than she'd like, so she does her best to squeeze in a lifetime of love. Chloe's favourite hangout is the Western Sydney Parklands "The Dairy", which of course was where her photo session just had to take place!

I hope you enjoy viewing the photos from our fun day out, just as much as I enjoyed photographing them. 

 

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merrynjb@gmail.com (Natural Lifestyle Photography by Merryn Benham Captures) merryn benham captures natural light outdoors park staffy the diary western sydney parklands http://merrynbenhamcaptures.com/blog/2014/12/chloe-the-staffy-has-a-photo-session-at-western-sydney-parklands Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:04:50 GMT