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Same same but different | Geelong photographer

Hello lovelies, As you can see by this brand spanking new website there have been a few changes around he of late! For those of you who have been around for a while you will know that earlier this year I decided to change not only what Sara Taylor Photography looked but also what it... Read more

Geelong Family Photographs on location versus in the studio

Jess, Jake and baby Jagger could have had me visit them at home for their family photographs. They could have come into the studio for their family photographs. I love however that they trusted my vision and brought along little Jagger to their Baby Photography session at Torquay Beach. When creating family photographs it is... Read more

Simply life, pictures and portraits – right here in Geelong !

Embracing change has been a common theme throughout 2018. On a personal level selling my house and moving (still not sure where to!) has been part of this process. I have also tried to implement a few other strategies with the aim to simplify…. Doing one thing at a time. I actually find I am more... Read more

First Impressions Count : Professional Headshot Photography Geelong

Designer Business Branding Photoshoots FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT Do you want to elevate yourself & your business in an saturated online environment? How about being a leader in your industry? If you are answering YES then you MUST publish professional photographs. You must stop the scroll with images that pop that say to the world “stop and look... Read more

Geelong Photography 101 Workshops for Mums and Dads

Awesome feedback from our Photography 101 for Mums and Dads a couple of weeks back. It is exactly the reason why we run the program! “Hi Sara, My name is ***. We met last weekend in class held on Sunday ? (I was the one in the front row with the petrified look on my... Read more

Don’t think just JUMP ! Embracing Change (from inside Sara’s home)

When I think about some of the pivotal moments in my life, some of them have come off the back off a really big JUMP! A jump into the unknown. A jump into saying yes. A jump to embracing change. When I was 19 I headed off on a massive jumbo with a backpack to... Read more

THE PRE-SESSION WARM UP – The Importance of Photographer-Child Interaction Time

You’ve decided to have a Family Photography session and chosen Sara Taylor. We’re delighted to help you capture fond memories of your family. We can’t wait to create gorgeous art work to display in your home. Your children and family will enjoy the keepsakes for years to come. Their confidence will soar knowing that they... Read more

GEELONG STUDIO PORTRAIT – A fun way to say I LOVE YOU

Whether we admit it or not, Valentines Day is a big deal.  Have you gifted chocolates and flowers every year? Are you in need of some gift ideas to spoil the love of your life? They are extra special and deserve the best. We’ve got you covered. Let us help you by making things easy. Organise... Read more

The problem with photographing the tween child and how to solve it !

I have been banging on about photographing the teen or pre teen or tween as they say (!) this past week. If you are a parent of this age group you may just have the same problem as me. It is a problem that I have had trouble figuring out until this weekend ! The... Read more

Is your excuse the same as mine?

Right, here goes {long slow breath}…. if you are a mum you will understand. If you have had your kids on school holidays and are absolutely busting for them to start school this week, you will certainly understand. And even if you’re a mum that loves spending every second of the school holidays with your... Read more