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Engagement wedding photography for asian couple in Brisbane and Gold Coast.

An elopement in Brisbane that costs closer to the $7K mark than a $68K wedding; Just. Had. To. Share. I know how hard it is to find the right photographer that offers wedding dream services in the style you love. Additionally, “Why do majority of the budget photographers do the earthy, muddy tone?”, ” I need […]

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An Elegant 7K Intimate Wedding | Wedding Dream Services


one year old toddler standing on chair clapping smiling at daycare in brisbane.

Getting a haircut can be super daunting for kids; many hairdressers don’t even do kids hair. Often I get kids who come to a photoshoot with a gorgeous neat haircut and here are 3 kids hairdressers in Brisbane around Brisbane I’ve compiled who actually do a good job with kids hair. All of them are […]

Top 3 Kids Hairdressers Brisbane


couple lifting on shorncliffe pier having engagement photos done in sandgate sunset hours.

Shorncliffe Pier engagement photos Alyssa and Kennedy dreamt of a romantic, golden hour engagement session in Brisbane. After much research of farms and villas in the region, they chose Shorncliffe Pier: a stunning port on the East Coast of Brisbane that offers breathtaking views. Working with Hikari Lifestyle Photography they kept the aesthetic very soft […]

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Shorncliffe Pier | Brisbane’s Best Date Spot


postpartum mum in the nursery with baby cuddling up.

Pregnancy is an exciting time for many, but also a fearful journey for those who have had traumatic birthing experiences in the past. Are you filled with fear? Does your partner feel concerned about how this experience will end up? You are not on your own. I think we have normalised bad birth experience because […]

A Guide To Choosing Your Brisbane Doula


family of 3 picnic in autumn in brisbane under maple tree having family photos taken

To say I love fall is an understatement. I am a basic fall betch who breaks out the sweaters and PSL the second May first rolls around. I have been hunting around Brisbane for the best fall leaves. Fall colours begin to appear late May and peak early June. You will see the bright yellow […]

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Brisbane Fall Foliage: 3 Stunning Places To Visit This Autumn in Brisbane – with exact location pins

Couples, Family


Does your kid desperately need a haircut in this hot weather, but you cannot fathom the idea of picking up a pair of scissors or clippers (if you own one) and cutting it yourself like me? Perhaps your kid is extra sensitive to hair being touched. I love it when kids (especially boys) have a […]

Kid-friendly Brisbane Garden City Hairdressers parents rave about

Family, Resources

candid shot indian couple piggyback laughing for engagement photos in brisbane.

There are countless gorgeous photoshoot locations in Brisbane. When clients pick Brisbane City as their photoshoot location, I have a 1.5h itinerary in mind starting from QUT, ending in Roma Street Parklands. In this blog post I am going to share this gallery of this stunning Indian couple’s pre-wedding engagement photoshoot I did for them […]

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Top 6 Urban Brisbane Photoshoot Locations For Couples

Couples, Resources

korean girl having maternity photoshoot in new farm rose garden with hikari brisbane maternity photographer

You’re flooded with options. I get it. But when it comes to choosing the right photographer I want to give you some honest tips and advice. I am a Brisbane Maternity Photographer and I’ve been in this industry for a decade; I know what makes or breaks a maternity photoshoot experience. How to Pick Your […]

How to Choose Your Brisbane Maternity Photographer


When it comes to photoshoots, outfits isn’t the only thing that will impact on the end result – your hair is SUPER important too! I get it, you want to go to a Brisbane Korean Hair Salon, but what if I were to tell you I have an easier option for you? For lifestyle photoshoots, […]

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A Dreamy Session in Brisbane After A visit to Korean Hair Salon

Couples, Resources

first time mum in nothing fits but kiko dress nursing newborn baby at home during newborn photos in brisbane

So you’ve decided to have your precious new baby photographed. Yay! Hikari Lifestyle Photography offers Newborn Photography in Brisbane Southside at your home, in studio or in the great outdoors. So where is the best location for you? We have put together a pros and cons list for each, to hopefully make the decision a […]

Studio, Home or Outdoor Newborn Session? Brisbane Southside Newborn Photography

Maternity, Resources

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