A little about me....

I am a relaxed wedding and family photographer based in Sydney, who absolutely ADORES capturing love stories! This is me with my beautiful babes, loving life in the Sutherland Shire (photo by my reluctant non-photographer husband).

I have been photographing weddings for over five years now - and have purely LOVED every minute! I get to meet so many amazing couples, tell their stories through creative photography and see many beautiful places along the way.

A few things about me:
- I love exploring Sydney and our gorgeous Coastline - Road trips and visiting new places.
- Listening to 90's music.
- I take time to do a bit of yoga everyday - I'm quite tall so always need to stretch.
- A love a good cappuccino in the morning and a glass of pinot in the evening.
- I'm slowly getting into Gardening... Well I try. But the Shire has some pretty ruthless possums that literally eat everything we try and grow.
- I also have a love for interiors and design, I'm slowly doing some small DIY renovations on our Shire home, and you might see some cool before and after photos on my social media.

Nikki and John

This is a photo of me and my husband, John, on our wedding day back in April 2013!

We look a little different now - haha! But I regularly love looking through our wedding day photos, and sharing them with my kids.
What I didn't realize then - but know now - was the importance and the significance of this day.
That it's not just your marriage, that it will be the ONLY time in your life where ALL of your family and friends will be coming together in the one room, to celebrate you and your partner.

Photo by Evoke Photography

Nikki Harris Photography

This is a little snapshot of my home studio and office which I have made my own inspiring space complete with family artworks, my favourite plants and sentimental travel photos from some of my own adventures over the last 10 years.

Speaking of travels - If your wedding is not located in Sydney that's GREAT! I absolutely LOVE to explore new places and have captured sessions all over NSW. If your wedding is out of the country? Even better! I'd love to photograph a wedding overseas one day and happy to work out a custom quote for you. Just let me know all the details.

Nikki Harris Photography

These are the timber 6x4 boxes that I provide at the end of my services and they are handmade and engraved to house your USB and prints. I LOVE giving something tangible at the end of my services and can be kept forever. I've been told its where my couples keep their keepsakes from their wedding day and I love that!

Inside is the USB with your photographs in two folders - a high resolution set for printing and low resolution set for web and emailing. I provide around 10-20 printed photos from your day in there too, as I know how time consuming it can be to get to decent photo printers!

A little about my style

• Firstly I want you to have fun and enjoy the day!

I want you to remember all the fun and beautiful moments of the day, so I will NOT that be photographer who takes you away from your guests for a 3 hour photoshoot. I aim to seamlessly fit in with your family and friends with a candid and relaxed approach, to capture those real moments of pure joy. I usually shoot using the natural light - before the reception - so that I'm NOT missing important moments setting up lighting and equipment. I keep it simple so that you don't feel like you're on a TV production.

• Colour and life in your photos!

I love COLOUR and LIFE in your wedding photography - a true representation of the day! I don't over-filter your photos as I try and keep your images as close as possibly to the true colours, but also ensuring clean and consistant photographs that in years to come will be timeless. I provide some images in black and white - depending on the mood or detail in the photo - but ensure you have the photo in a colour version as well.

• Relaxed and natural posing.

During your portraits, family and group photos I will provide the direction where needed. Many couples tell me they will be awkward in front of the camera at first, but I will guide you through some actions so that your photos are more candid. Actions like walking together, looking at one-another, embracing each other - to bring out some beautiful and natural poses. I also offer Engagement sessions if you're thinking you'd like a little practice in front of the camera before the wedding day.

• Telling the story.

I use two camera bodies (and a third in the bag just incase!) and a mix of lenses that includes a 35mm, 24-70mm, 50mm and 85mm, to provide you with a variety of photographs. Close-up, wide shots, landscape photos, intimate portraits, fun photos, silly poses with your bridal party, movement in your dance floor shots, candid guest photos and more, all of which to tell the story of your wedding day.