Melissa in the City

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Exploring the back alleys of Brisbane City in search of textured backdrops, Melissa (Mirror Mirror Agencies, Brisbane) and I did a quick shoot in preparation for an upcoming project. I will be collaborating with Ally Dunlop of Wanderlusting blog who is a fashion blogger and stylist extraordinaire!

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Mini Beach Break – Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast


I had a short but lovely beach break at Burleigh Heads and did a little location scouting for an upcoming shoot which I’m excited about!

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Summer model test shoot Brisbane

On a sunny afternoon, German backpacker, Katha and I, ventured out into Paddington to take some model test shots. I really enjoy working one-on-one with models and having the chance to create that connection between the model and the camera. I am constantly striving to find that defining moment when both the photographer and the model relax and the sunlight is at its soft, glowing perfection.

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Citrus Crush

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My first shoot for the year features the gorgeous Ashleigh from The Blonde Silhouette, looking fresh in a bright yellow maxi skirt that co-ordinated perfectly with the beautiful roses at New Farm Park, Brisbane.

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BNE Style 2013 In Images

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This is my favourite shot of 2013, I love the colour and how much awesome attitude Aicha has in this image.

2013 was a huge first year for BNE Style! Thanks to everyone who has followed my blog, participated in shoots, submitted content and been supportive of my new obsession with photography! As a creative outlet it is more than I expected, not just learning a new skill but meeting interesting people through attending events and setting up shoots.

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She’s My Christmas Cherry Pie


Because it’s christmas and because my sister, Alisha van Bone, is such an amazing cook, I wanted to inspire you with a christmas baking idea! Alisha made this fresh cherry pie for our friend’s christmas party and it was definitely a hit.

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Meet The Creative: Brisbane Musician – Matt Hsu

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Matt Hsu is quick to smile and has a larger than life personality. With a trumpet strapped to his back you may find him playing music in The Mouldy Lovers, performing solo or doing flips at circus school.

He describes himself as “wilfully untrendy” with a penchant for tokens from around the world such as kurtas, middle eastern tunics and native american moccasins.

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Meet The Creative: Brisbane Writer, Freya Wright-Brough

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Are you yearning to be more creative, and make the most of each day? Freya Wright-Brough doesn’t shy away from this challenge, she is participating in a 365 day writing challenge to motivate herself to be creative every day with the help of her social media followers!

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