Waratah Organics Cafe: interior design decoration and set up

Waratah Organics Cafe – Web Design & Business Photo Shooting

I met the owners of this gorgeous Cafe of the Dandenong Ranges almost by accident. I love these kind of accidents. You know when you meet somebody for the first …

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Family Photos in Silvan

  Brooke wrote me just a couple of weeks before to arrange a two Families Photo shooting session for Family Photos for their Grandmother’s 70th Birthday. We met in a …

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Dandenong Ranges Community Bank Grants and Sponsorship Night

‘Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.’ Helen Keller I am so proud of the Community I live in. It’s simply great to see how …

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Belgrave Lantern Parade 2017

Winter Solstice Festival in Belgrave I love this Community. Every year I love it more and more. I just came back from the annual Lantern Parade. I can’t find enough …

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Daniel Beeson, Motivational Speaker

Business Headshot in Gembrook

“Get Addicted – life coaching solutions” Meet Daniel, life coach and motivational speaker at “Get Addicted – life coaching solutions”. I had a Business Headshot session with him at his …

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Northern Hospital- ‘Run, walk ‘n’ chalk’ Event

Couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to shoot the ‘Run, Walk ‘n’ Chalk’ event organised by the Northern Hospital in Epping, Vic. Absolutely a beautiful idea to bring together …

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A 3.5 years old girl dancing under a rain of Autumn leaves. Photo by Erika's Way Photography

Family Session with Autumn colours and lots of leaves at Alfred Nicholas Garden

A beautiful Family of four + a warm Autumn day in the Hills + colourful leaves everywhere = an amazing Family Session. 🙂   ‘Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are …

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Flash Mob event at Upwey IGA

“Plastic Bag Free Dandenong Ranges” launch at Upwey IGA

An amazing Event in the Hills at Upwey IGA Last Saturday I had the pleasure and the honour of taking a few pics for a local Event: the launch of …

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Pure love: elderly couple kissing and still in love

Family Session at Tim Neville Arboretum

A Family is so much more than Mum and Dad and one or two children. It’s Grandparents, and it’s brothers and sisters and sons and daughters and nephews and nieces. …

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Kathie Thomas from Dandenong Ranges Photography, business headshot by Erika's Way Photography

Business Headshot in the Dandenong Ranges: Kathie Thomas

Last week I had the pleasure (and the honour!) to meet an amazing local Nature Photographer. And just because meeting her and walk right next to her was not enough, …

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Mother holding her son at the Park in the Dandenong Ranges

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the Mums!

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New Born Photography with a big brother. New Born and Family Photography in the Dandenong Ranges. ©Erika's Way Photography

Baby Everley and her Family

I’m always excited to write about a blog post, but this one is quite special. Meet baby Everley and her beautiful Family of four, with her big brother Spencer and …

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Mother's day Photo shooting session special in the Dandenong Ranges

Mother’s Day Special! Make it special and get $100 OFF any Family booking!

It’s Mother’s Day. Well, almost. We are getting close, and of course it’s time to think of something special to let her know how important she is and how much …

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Techno night in the Hills

When you are invited for dinner and you think of a normal pizza night, but then you find out that 5 crazy Italian Backpackers are invited to the “Party” too. …

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portait of an Alpaca

Farm Life

“I’d rather be on a Farm than be Emperor of the world.” George Washington   I am so thrilled about this Photo shooting. I was asked to take some photos …

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Mum smiling proud and happy at her daugher

Bertie and Christian’s Family, six months later

Kids grow fast. Very fast. They are born, they are there, they smile, they cry. They put their first teeth. Next thing you know they are running around like crazy, …

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Mum and Dad and one year old daughter walking together. Copyright Erika's Way Photography

Paisley and her Mum and Dad

‘Start shaping your own day. Start walking your own way.’ Steve Maraboli   Last Sunday I met this gorgeous little lady and her beautiful parents. We went for a walk …

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Italian Language Classes in Kallista and in Ferntree Gully

Italian Classes in the Hills

ITALIAN FOR BEGINNERS AND TRAVELLERS Like every term for the past two years, I’m offering an Italian Language class in collaboration with the beautiful Kallista Community House in Kallista. This term …

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Eat The Beat night @New Guernica, Melbourne 01.04.2017

‘Music is good for the soul.’ Chriss Marinetti, DJ   Second weekend as Official Club Photographer for ‘Eat The Beat’ event on Saturday Nights at New Guernica in Melbourne. It’s …

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Night Club Photographer in Melbourne Erika's Way Photography

Eat The Beat night @New Guernica, Melbourne 25.03.2017

A different weekend for a change. Last Saturday night I was in the City as a Night Club Photographer! That’s something I’ve always wanted to try as a Photographer: I …

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Mum and Daughter. ©Erika's Way Photography

Family Photo Shooting at Pirianda Graden

A beautiful Photo Shooting Session with Anne, her five children, their husbands and Mia, her incredible one-year-old Granddaughter. I really love this. It’s not just about having photos done. It’s …

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sunshine at Mt Wellington ©Erika's Way Photography

Five days in Tasmania

The very first time I went to Tasmania, five years ago, I thought a weekend was going to be more than enough to wander around and have ‘a feel’ of …

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Adam&Bianca

Engagement Party and Couple Photo-Shooting in Mornington Peninsula I’m really excited about this blog post. Meet Bianca and Adam and their amazing Family and Friends, all together celebrating something very special: …

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‘We are Pregnant!’

Here is something a bit different for the usual. 🙂 Bonnie and Carl are having a baby! They wanted to make the announcement to family and friends a little bit …

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Australian Native flowers for the coffin. Copyright Erika's Way

A toast and a goodbye

This past month of February has been incredibly busy. I had the chance to photograph so many different moments, events and emotions! This Photo Shooting I’m going to write about …

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Natasa Denman. Photo Copyright Erika's Way Photography and Design

Business in Heels Meeting with Natasa Denman

I join the Business in Heels Community couple of months ago and I thought straight away “wow, that’s great! A Networking Community for women and their Businesses in Melbourne. I’d love …

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Black and white Family Photography in the Dandenong ranges ©Erika's Way Photography

Sarah&Catherine

Sarah called me few months ago. She was looking for a photographer to take pictures of her and her sister for a little surprise for their parents. Sarah is leaving …

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Four generations of girls holding hands copyright Erika's Way Photography

Four Generations

‘Now join your hands: and with your hands, your hearts’ William Shakespeare   This past Christmas Holiday I got the chance to hang out with these four beautiful ladies. Four …

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Mum cuddling her new born baby daughter ©Erika's Way Photography

Baby Alyssa, one-month-old

After meeting Baby Alyssa at the Hospital when she was just one day old, I was lucky enough to get to visit her at her house for another Photo-shooting session, …

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along the Oirase Stream, Japan

Trip to Japan (part two): Autumn Colours in Japan

As I promised last week, here is the second part of my last trip to Japan. After exploring the South for few days (I wrote about it in my previous …

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Spectacular Sunset ove the floating Tori at Miyajima island

Trip to Japan: the Seto Inland Sea

Third trip to Japan. Amazing. Every time there is always a new adventure waiting. This time, we start the trip in Hiroshima. It’s Saturday, and all around the Castle and …

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Italian classes in the Dandenong Ranges

Italian Language Classes in the Hills

ITALIAN FOR BEGINNERS AND TRAVELLERS Tuesdays,14th Feb- 28th March, 7-9pm @Kallista Community House, Kallista, Vic  $160 For bookings and info visit Kallista Community House Website. Would you like to learn Italian? If …

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Christmas socks and Christmas lights

Christmas in the Hills

After the little three days hike at the Prom, (I talked about it in my previous blog post, here) we headed back home, ready for a very long Christmas day: …

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Wilson's Prom National Park, South Eastern Circuit ©Erika's Way Photography

Christmas at the Prom: South Eastern Circuit

Around Christmas things can get quite crazy. This past Christmas has been incredibly crazy for me but also amazingly rewarding. I got the chance to catch up with a lot …

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New born baby feet

Baby Alyssa, one-day-old

So…they say new year, new start…and what’s better start than a new life? For my very first post of the year, here something really special and exciting!!!!! This little Masterpiece …

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Card with special quote

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

hands in the air to form hearts while looking at the City of Melbourne ©Erika's Way Photography

A Christmas Card from the Hills

My neighbours wanted something special as a Christmas Card for this year. As we live in the Hills, we thought it was a good idea to find some outdoor location …

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Working on the Synchrotron Model

Australian Synchrotron Model

I love when I get the chance to take photos of people working. It’s great to be able to record the work in progress and show all the effort and …

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I love living in the Dandenong Ranges

2017- ‘Love the Hills’ Calendar by Stockdale & Leggo

Last month I submitted this photo for the ‘Love the Hills’ Art Competition by Stockdale & Leggo Real Estate in Emerald, Vic. The theme was to submit an artwork that described the …

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Silky Terrier puppy playing with a big hand

Three little Australian Silky Terrier Puppies

Last year I got asked to do a photo shooting and the related website of a gorgeous little family of Australian Silky Terries for a local breeder (here you can find …

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Family looking at the first granddaughter ©Erika's Way Photography

Neil’s Family

So, this is Neil. For his ** Birthday his children (five in total!) decided to do a family photo shooting: Neil, his five children, their partners and of course Mia, …

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Mum and daughter laughing together photo shooting copyright Erika's Way Photography

Liz and her Mum

No daughter and Mother ever live apart, no matter what the distance between them. Christie Watson Liz and her Mum Liz live in two different cities, in two different states. …

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Sunset over Sherbrook forest, Dandenong Ranges, Vic, ©Erika's Way Photography

2017-Dandenong Ranges Calendar Competition by Bendigo Bank

Few months ago I saw this ad about a local Calendar Competition: the theme was to capture a photo of the Dandenong Ranges. I sent this picture above, which is …

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Baby Hannes, peaceful in him Mum's arms ©Erika's Way Photography

Baby Hannes

While we were away on holiday in Europe, we stayed few days with family friends in the north of Germany. It was great to be able to catch up with …

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Leffe Belgian Beer and pommes frittes

Europe on the road. Belgium: traditional beer, history and caves.

BELGIUM In Belgium we found the cutest accommodation: a little house wooden cabin in the woods, near the beautiful town of Dinant, in the Wallonia region in the south part of …

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morning sunshine in Hoge Veluwe National Park

Europe on the road. The Netherlands by bicycle.

THE NETHERLANDS Hoge Veluwe National Park A little bike trip exploring the Netherlands biggest National Park. Arnhem

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lonely girl walking along the beach ©Erika's Way Photography

Europe on the road. Denmark: a day trip to the Jutland Peninsula.

DENMARK Sønderborg & surroundings A day trip to the Jutland Peninsula, exploring little towns, quiet beaches and forests full of frogs!

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sunset from Sankt Peter-Ording ©Erika's Way Photography

Europe on the road: Germany.

GERMANY Germany is an amazing Country, even the smallest town has hidden gems. We crossed the Country from the bottom all the way to the top, where we visited family …

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sunshine and mist over Achen Lake, Austria ©Erika's Way Photography

Europe on the road. Austria: cowes, mist and sunrises.

AUSTRIA In Austria we visited just couple of little towns in the Tyrol area, on our way to Germany. We got out of the highway and we got lost somewhere …

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artisan shop in Lucca, Italy

Europe on the road. Italy: cities and towns, mountains and seas.

18 days, a rental car, three teenagers in the back seats and a Continent to discover. One night, couple of months ago, my partner and I had a conversation that …

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