Mary Thompson Photographer Blog

Mary Thompson Corporate Photography Geelong

Dinesh’s Corporate Portraits, Geelong

February 29, 2016 Dinesh wanted a range of corporate portraits to support his career move. He was after a casual and relaxed, but still corporate feel for his photography. We used a combination of studio and natural light to capture the different styles and looks he required. Corporate portraits are a great way to promote yourself in print...
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Mary Thompson Corporate Photography Geelong

Martin’s acting portfolio, professional photo shoot

February 16, 2016 Martin needed a professional photo shoot to kick start his acting career.   He is a playwriter and wanted the experience of acting as well. He contacted me with a detailed photo list provided to him by his acting agency. He needed a mixture of standing, ¾ and close-up shots; the photos needed to be well...
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Mary Thompson Event Photography Geelong

Commercial photographer Geelong, event by G2 Innovations

November 4, 2015   G2 Innovations presented at this year’s Small Business Festival Victoria. The event took place at the RGYC, Geelong. I was there as the Commercial Photographer for G2 Innovations, to cover the overall presentation and all the smaller details of the day.  It was a beautiful location with a large well-light function room and the...
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Mary Thompson Child Photographer Geelong

Smith children photography, Ocean Grove beach

October 27, 2015 I was very excited when Amanda asked me to photograph her three gorgeous children. Being that children photography is one of my passions I quickly found a great location at the beach in Ocean Grove, and we booked in a date. It was one of those beautiful afternoons where it was perfect photography weather, very...
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Mary Thompson Corporate Photography Geelong

Holistic Symmetry, Corporate Headshots Geelong

October 21, 2015 Ramute contacted me as she needed corporate headshots for her new website.  She wanted a range of photos with very different looks and feels.  We started with a formal look using her beautiful carved wood firepace as a perfect backdrop.  The next look was a more traditional corporate headshot at the desk in her office....
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Mary Thompson Family Portraits Geelong

Family Photo – what to wear?

August 13, 2015 One of the hardest things; apart from choosing your photographer is figuring out what to wear for your family photo. Are all in white tops still in? Are clothes with patterns okay? Can my child wear a t-shirt with writing on it? The simple answer is there are no rules…..but here are some suggestions that...
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Mary Thompson Kindergarten Photography Geelong

While kids play; Kinder photography, Geelong

August 6, 2015 What did you do yesterday? My day involved being chased by a pair of roaring dinosaurs, I had fairy dust blown at me to make my wish come true, I was shot by some ferocious pirates and surrounded by beautiful princesses.  Oh! and the day before I got to see volcanoes being built.  For snack I...
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Mary Thompson Promotional Photography Geelong

Eastern Cemetery Promotional photography

July 22, 2015 Eastern Cemetery Promotional photography I have always had an interest in anything old, and historic gravestones fascinate me. I imagine what the person’s life was like back then; what did they look like? What did they achieve during their life? Well I jumped at the chance to photograph for the Geelong Cemeteries Trust. The brief...
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Mary Thompson Promotional Photography Geelong

Corporate photography Geelong, The Standard Companion

June 17, 2015 Ana runs an etiquette training business, The Standard Companion. She contacted me for her corporate photography for her new website and to build a portfolio for social media and print based promotions. To plan for the photo shoot we met and reviewed the different elements of her business. There was a lot to cover from...
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Mary Thompson Kindergarten Photography Geelong

Play based Kindergarten photography Geelong

June 3, 2015 Why is kindergarten photography play-based? Kindergarten is an exciting time in a child’s life, and kindergarten photography is a really great way to capture the memories of this childhood time. The posed headshot taken during school photos is a great record of how a child changes from one year to the next. In contrast kindergarten...
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