Hi There

...my name is Carling! I am the creator, visionary, and photographer behind the lens of the images you see throughout this website! I am going to assume that if you have made it this far, you've enjoyed what you have seen and are curious to know if we would be a good fit to work together. Well let me start by telling you a little about myself...

Photography started as a creative outlet for me and a way to share with my children the stories of their childhood; it has morphed into a place where I have grown creatively and feel most comfortable expressing myself. Most people would describe me as a happy and warm person, I would describe my personality as laid-back and ‘no-fuss’. It is important for me to create images that tell stories, and my goal is to evoke emotion out of the frames I create.

Your life is a story in the making, full of ever changing and meaningful moments. Whether you are celebrating an occasion, starting or growing your family or building and branding your business, I take photos that tell stories and capture these special events.

So whats your story??!! You can shoot me an email (carlingstiksma@gmail.com) or head on over to my contact page and tell me all about it!


My Philosophy

Lets tell your story

They say 'Time is a thief' and it rings true when we become a parents. As the seasons change, so do the seasons of our life, the appreciation for the everyday moments sometimes wane when we are in the chaos of raising little human beings.

I am here to freeze these moments in time with candid imagery, so that when the years have disappeared, you can still treasure these moments and appreciate the beauty that was there all along.

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“I have worked with Carling for family photos, a newborn session, and most recently another family session. Her style of photography is warm and inviting, much like her own character and demeanor. I love how she engages with children during the sessions to really capture some of their unique personalities. She has been lovely to have both in my home for photos as well as as locations around the city which she has chosen.

I will forever be grateful for the photo documentation she has provided for my famil”

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