Riley May

Otatara woods to Oreti beach.

(January 16th 2019)

Every Women that comes to me for a Fine Art Portrait Sessions has their own story to tell and their own personal reasons for wanting their portrait taken.


A fine art portrait session is so much more than just a photo-shoot.


I got to spend alot of time with Riley and with her Mum Noela during my creative process.


I really love getting to know more about the person infront of my camera.


You are a remarkable young women  - with strength and courage and beauty inside and out your Mum is equally amazing for supporting you.

Loved our time making magic together!!!

A fine art portrait session I will NEVER forget.

70k knot winds lol yeh she'll be right.

We rocked it.

Sneaky we blooper post at the end of this blog hahaha

Because I'm good like that :P

Awhina xxx

Sneaky end of post behind the scenes because this is real and life is made of moments.


And all of these moments are imperfectly perfect.


Loved hanging out with you Riley and Noela.


Nothing like an evening out in 70k not winds to remind you are alive!!!!!

Yous are both as mad as me and I love it!!!!!!!!

xxx Awhina Russel Fine Art Photographer

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