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Mary Thompson Family Portraits Geelong

Family Photo – what to wear?

August 13, 2015 One of the hardest things; apart from choosing your photographer is figuring out what to wear for your family photo. Are all in white tops still in? Are clothes with patterns okay? Can my child wear a t-shirt with writing on it? The simple answer is there are no rules…..but here are some suggestions that...
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Mary Thompson Kindergarten Photography Geelong

While kids play; Kinder photography, Geelong

August 6, 2015 What did you do yesterday? My day involved being chased by a pair of roaring dinosaurs, I had fairy dust blown at me to make my wish come true, I was shot by some ferocious pirates and surrounded by beautiful princesses.  Oh! and the day before I got to see volcanoes being built.  For snack I...
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Mary Thompson Promotional Photography Geelong

Eastern Cemetery Promotional photography

July 22, 2015 Eastern Cemetery Promotional photography I have always had an interest in anything old, and historic gravestones fascinate me. I imagine what the person’s life was like back then; what did they look like? What did they achieve during their life? Well I jumped at the chance to photograph for the Geelong Cemeteries Trust. The brief...
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Mary Thompson Promotional Photography Geelong

Corporate photography Geelong, The Standard Companion

June 17, 2015 Ana runs an etiquette training business, The Standard Companion. She contacted me for her corporate photography for her new website and to build a portfolio for social media and print based promotions. To plan for the photo shoot we met and reviewed the different elements of her business. There was a lot to cover from...
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Mary Thompson Kindergarten Photography Geelong

Play based Kindergarten photography Geelong

June 3, 2015 Why is kindergarten photography play-based? Kindergarten is an exciting time in a child’s life, and kindergarten photography is a really great way to capture the memories of this childhood time. The posed headshot taken during school photos is a great record of how a child changes from one year to the next. In contrast kindergarten...
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Mary Thompson Family Portraits Geelong

Family portraits and Lily’s birthday, The Carousel Geelong

May 1, 2015 I photographed Lily and her lovely family 6 months ago for their family portraits at my garden studio, and was excited when they contacted me to ask me to take the party photography for Lily’s 3rd birthday; rainbow themed. I arrived at The Carousel in Geelong and was in awe of the beautiful work Kate had put...
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Mary Thompson Family Portraits Geelong

Kinnersley family portraits, Geelong

April 15, 2015 This was one of my favorite portrait sessions from last autumn. I was excited to be asked to take family portraits in Geelong for the lovely Kinnersley family; made extra special, as Renee had been one of my daughters’ teachers the year before. We took a little while to decide on the perfect location to...
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Mary Thompson Event Photography Geelong

Event photography of Pete Evans at GPAC Geelong

March 13, 2015 After photography my other passion is cooking; I have way to many cookbooks and one of my favourites is Pete Evans’.   I was very excited to be asked to cover the event photography for ‘Learn To Cook The Paleo Way’ in Geelong. It was a great evening; starting and ending with book signings (and yes,...
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Mary Thompson Promotional Photography Geelong

Commercial photography, Geelong

December 1, 2014 Are you a new business trying to establish itself in the Geelong region? Then consider Mary Thompson Photographer for your commercial photography requirements. The way a business portrays itself to its customers forms an important part of its overall image and selling potential. Having a professional appearance can make all the difference. That’s where professional photography...
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