I'm a hopeless romantic who finds great joy in creating and capturing connections and beauty wherever I go.
I'm Mandy and I'm so happy you found the Sugar Tree blog. Here you'll find posts from recent sessions, personal ramblings and tips and tricks on anything from taking better selfies, to how to get great snapshots of your kiddo's. Stay a while and say hello!
The Kriel Family Photoshoot at Fagan Park I love meeting new people! And meeting new families to shoot, hands down is one of my favourite things to do on a weekday afternoon! Especially at Fagan Park. Meeting Fran and Braam Kriel and their boys Waldo and Eckhardt was like meeting old friends!!🤩 Originally from South […]
Meeting Sheri and taking a few business headshots for her in Bowral, was a surreal experience. With all the restrictions of the global pandemic, I have been dying to get out and have people in front of my camera again. So this very first post-Covid photoshoot was an event to be celebrated. I came across […]
The fact that it’s June and this is only my second blog of the year, has me hanging my head in blogging shame!! I was so dedicated last year, blogging once a week and at one point even twice a week. So to have fallen off the bandwagon this badly is shocking to say the […]
Fun Fagan Park Family Shoot with the Valente Family. Starting the year with a family shoot at the always gorgeous Fagan Park was an absolute dream. I’ve been wanting to do a Fagan Park Family Shoot since I first visited! So when I suggested Fagan Park as an option and Monica agreed it was the […]
This past week was a flurry of activity in the Provan household. We had birthdays, High School formals and birthday parties to name a few things. Add to that the fact that we were still looking for said Formal clothes on Monday – a mere 3 days before the formal….and you have an idea of […]
Sydney Christmas Lights Christmas is my favourite time of the year and there is nothing that says Christmas more than beautiful twinkling lights and a mammoth tree. So when my sweet friend Tammy told me she was coming to Sydney for work in the last week of November, we took the opportunity to travel into […]
Life as a small business owner can be quite lonely. And it’s not always easy to meet new people. So an event like the Hills District Small Business Expo and Conference, geared to empower and connect small businesses, is a great platform for small business owners to meet other like minded business owners. Inaugural Expo […]
Senior Formal Crestwood High Senior Formal, Matric Farewell, Senior Prom…no matter the name you know it by, it’s a day that was a long time coming…..and yet to see all these youngsters so dressed up and embracing their newfound freedom as school leavers was still quite surreal. I don’t know if you’re ever prepared as […]
Sydney Sights Last week Tuesday marked 18 months of being an “Alien in Sydney”…so in honour of that, I thought I’d dedicate this weeks Travelling Thursday post to the diverse city itself. Known for its famous Harbour Bridge and Opera House, Sydney is a favourite destination for both local and international tourists alike. With access […]
Darook Park Personal Headshots Stepping in front of the camera is often such a daunting thought. As a photographer my happy place is behind the camera. So stepping in front of the camera is not something that happens all that often. And while I like to be in photos with my family and friends – […]
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