Laura Smith Photographer at Elysium Photography

About Me...

Hi there. My name is Laura and I am a Sydney based natural light photographer, as well as mummy to 2 tiny terrors, Mikayla & Cameron, wife to a very handsome wonderful hubby, member of an amazing circle of friends, horse riding enthusiast, coffee lover, and serious chocaholic (yes, I have a secret stash that my kids are yet to discover!) 

I am constantly inspired by love and adore capturing it in it's various stages throughout our lives. My beautiful grandad was a photographer, and he gave me my early induction into the world of photography. I spent hours with him in his darkroom being awed by the magic of developing your own images, watching the paper come alive in that soft red glow! We used to sneak away together on little photography outings and he would guide me through composition, looking for light and documenting anything intriguing.

I received my first basic camera at age 10 and took it everywhere! My grandad took me shopping for my very own SLR camera in my first year of uni, and it never left my side. I was that girl, always seeing the world through a lens and using only black & white film. This could explain why I have such a love affair with black & white imagery! After I had achieved my BA in Creative Arts with major studies in Photography at the end of 2002, I worked in the industry for over 12 years and then my third baby, Elysium Photography was born at the start of 2015.

I thrive on capturing the natural, relaxed, loving connections between people. My passion for finding gorgeous light, making my clients laugh til they cry and use of back lighting has helped to create my signature style. Please contact me if you would like to discuss how I can be a part of telling your story. I truly look forward to meeting you!

Laura xo

Laura is an Accredited Professional Photographer with the AIPP. 

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