about me

photo credit: Alice Doig 

Well Hello! Thanks for stopping by to take a look at my work, I am a Portrait and Wedding Photographer based on Waiheke Island in Auckland harbour, New Zealand.

Born and raised in New Zealand, i studied Photography in my teenage years, then i went on and trained in architectural design where I worked in the design industry for over a decade doing commercial interior design for Auckland architects, exhibition & event design in London and Europe, and tv sets for TVNZ always incorporating my photography into projects.

In 2004 i refocused on my love of photography, studying Professional Photography at the London College of Printing.

To date clients have included London Design agencies, EMAP magazine group London, Brighton & Hove mag UK, The Natural Parent magazine NZ, Viva mag, NZ House & Garden, and people like you looking for a candid, contemporary approach to capturing your self, your wedding, your family, or business colleagues.

The basis of my work is 'people' of all ages and from all walks of life. I feel its a privledge where my camera takes me. I also enjoy shooting editoral stories and brand imagery for small businesses.

 I also love to take photos daily on my iphone using instagram account.

I like to shoot in a relaxed, candid documentray way, to allow a story to unfold naturally. To be able to capture the small quiet moments in between the big moments, and to this end i will also direct some of the shoot when needed.

Its all about capturing YOUR unique story as an individual, a wedding couple or as a family as honestly as i can to give you and generations to come beautiful images to take you back to those moments in a heartbeat.

I photograph Weddings on Waiheke Island and am available for a limited number of weddings per year.

My arm can be twisted for travel assignements so just ask.

email me:  michellehepburn@me.com

phone me:  021 885360