Monthly Archives: August 2010

Just a little video for this Tuesday afternoon: We put these short video’s together for our clients and they just love them, great track by the Shout Out Louds as well. View more about our photo booths at

Wow, how time flies! It’s been just over a year since we ran our very first photobooth at a party in Wellington and so much has changed. We’ve run booths all over the North Island (even in Australia!) and we now have a very successful business supplying New Zealand party-goers with their high grade booth fix on a weekly basis. Our empire expanded over that first year and is continuing to do so,  covering the whole North Island (including Auckland, Wellington, Tauranga, Hawkes Bay). We’re struggling to keep up! Here’s to the next year and beyond. Book a photo booth now

Ok, so a bit of a new section to the blog where I recount a mistake I have made and hope to learn from it 🙂 Here’s Mistake #1 Always make sure your own equipment is not left in the background of a great shot: Worse still is not noticing for 6 months after the shoot!!!

Earlier this year Pretty Pictures, a business I have with my partner Jaime Leigh specialising in Pin up and Retro Photography, were a major sponsor of the Miss Burlesque New Zealand pageant in Wellington, New Zealand. We sponsored the People’s Choice Award which was won by the effervescent Miss Busty La Belle and as such we got the pleasure of shooting with her in our studio. Miss La Belle is a well known burlesque performer in Wellington and she also teaches Burlesque classes which are described as “Classics of showing your beautiful body off whilst revealing your inner bombshell, bumps and grinds and plenty more.” As part of our process with any client, we chatted with her about ideas and styles. She mentioned that she had done a few shoots previously and wanted to do something different, something a little out of her usual style. We threw some ideas back…

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