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I’m excited about this year’s ClickinWalk here in Abu Dhabi next weekend… It feels like pure indulgence to hang out with fellow Photogs, take photos and chat together about our favourite pastime and share.  So what’s it all about…? ClickinWalk is an opportunity for photographers who may know one another in the virtual world to come […]

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“The most colourful thing in the world is black & white, it contains all colours and at the same time excludes all.” ― Vikrmn, 10 Alone Oh wow! As much as I love colour, I am in love with black & white photography: Monochrome, tonal, matt, sepia, muted and soft, contrasty and strong; an image for every mood. Since the […]

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The crazy ones… We don’t celebrate them enough! As Apple once famously said: “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, […]

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Are you ready for the BEST Christmas gift idea ever? Quite possibly! A priceless gift that keeps on giving?… A gift that would gain in value over the years?… A gift that would last forever?  May I present the Victoria Akbik Photography Gift Certificate At the time of writing this post, there’s 72 days to go till Christmas 2016. The countdown […]

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Baby’s First Christmas… It was a really beautiful morning in the company of this sweet family in their home. We had talked and planned this session for baby’s first Christmas, and had such a lovely time creating a wonderful selection of photographs. These not only document a very special time in their lives, but they wanted the shoot to […]

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I have often talked of my love of an extended family shoot. I feel passionately that it’s so important to grab every chance possible to celebrate being together – simply letting the generations enjoy and share precious time in each other’s company.  It’s so important for families – especially with so many of us living […]

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An Abu Dhabi souvenir themed shoot was in order, as this was another family on the brink of making the BIG move from Abu Dhabi back home.  Oh, what a sweet set of four siblings in this family – so neatly divided with two boys and two girls.  I loved each and every one of their personalities […]

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Oh wow! We shared so many smiles, giggles, japes and laughs interspersed throughout this gorgeous family photo session.  It was a real pleasure to share time with Mr F and his wonderful family and celebrate this time in their lives. f I always try to encourage my families to see their family photo shoot as a […]

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Realising how many lovely family photo sessions from past shoots that I’ve not blogged before… I thought it was high time that I shared them.  It always makes me smile remembering these times – each and every family is unique and I truly love meeting my families and getting to know them. It was a hot and […]

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“A baby fills a place in your heart that you never knew was empty.” – Anon It was a joy meeting Mrs K and her husband for an at-home maternity photo shoot in the perfect setting of Saadiyat Beach Villas.  We had fun making the most of the different settings within their gorgeous Villa, included some little baby momentos, basked […]

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