Author Archives: kat@thirdeye

Hi I'm Katrina Hawley. I'm a professional photographer who adores watching light and it's ever changing existence. I am fortunate enough to meet amazing people and explore unusual and interesting places I may never have known about if it weren't for my chosen career. Every day is different and that's one of the things I love most about the world of photography.

Waterfalls + Dragonflies

This adoooorable little baby + her parents took a trek with me to the beautiful Gold Coast Hinterland. Her huge soulful eyes darting + growing wide in awe at the butterflies, dragonflies, huge old growth trees + waterfalls. She was also more than happy to take a long skinny dip in the cool mountain water.  Winning at life! How blessed I am to […]

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Wind Waves + Warm Embraces

When the beach is full of Kite Boarders you know it’s just a tad breezy for a shoot!  But wind can add such beautiful drama, as I think it did here. The little ones were understandably a bit reserved.  But eventually they were fairly mesmerised by the rolling waves, kiters, seagulls flying sideways + Mum’s […]

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Ohhhh The Light

It is always extremely nerve wracking when a fellow photographer like Onesies & Co asks you to take arty portraits of her beloveds. But my goodness were we blessed with the most delicious afternoon light and location.  Even the Seagulls helped bring a bit of drama with the already moody sky. These little souls absolutely […]

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South West Magic

This beautiful family.  I’ve watched them blossom from Annie + John getting married, to the birth of their first son + now their second. And mannnn can these little ones move!  I was bouncing over rocks, sprinting up the beach, running through rock pools all while dangling 2 cameras around my neck trying to keep up with them.  Needless to say […]

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Carly + Chris – Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Where to start with this incredible journey. Cocos (Keeling) Islands is like nowhere I’ve been before.  The purity + clarity of it’s water seems literally unreal.  It’s raw beauty is a sight to behold with it’s millions of palm trees, abundance of coconuts + numerous tropical beaches (27 islands to choose from to be precise).  […]

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