Everyone loves it when people say nice things about you.

But this page is less about pumping my own tyres and more about giving you the confidence that you’ll get an excellent service.

Browse through the comments below to get an impression of the impression I’ll leave you.

We so enjoyed having both you and Jeremy photograph our wedding. We had a fantastic day and marveled together at how relaxed, comfortable and fun you made the photographs for us. Thank you so much.- Love Becs and Max :)

“Whatever the subject, Lavara is sure to capture it with the WOW factor. Her photos are absolutely beautiful and memorable. She is an amazing woman who creates a relaxed atmosphere as she shoots, all the while still maintaining great professionalism.” – Juliette Su

“Lavara Photography – Spectacular! Not only does she come armed with amazing vision and ideas, but what really set her apart was her ability to make you feel comfortable and confident in your own skin.” – Renee Makutu

“I was privileged enough to have Lavara take some photos of me and my beautiful baby girl. She really put both me and baby at ease and created some beautiful and artistic shots that I will treasure forever.” – Angela Taylor

“I was kind of shy and nervous before the photo shoot but Lavara made us feel comfortable and able to be ourselves. Lavara was kind and friendly and directed us in an encouraging way. We left feeling happy, rested and unrushed. We had an amazing time together and got gorgeous photos out of it too!!” – Elizabeth Barraud


Here’s the feedback received from an anonymous survey of my 2010-2011 brides. Some of the girls were kind enough to paste these on Google reviews and Finda.co.nz too which I’m incredibly thankful for…

We had an absolute blast with Lavara. She has such a unique and beautiful understanding of colour and photography and seemed to somehow know exactly how to match this to our likes and personality’s. We also really enjoyed the relaxed way in which the ‘posed’ pics were taken.. we had sooo much fun!! We are absolutely thrilled with our pictures and have spent many hours enjoying them since our wedding last year. Thanks Lavi, you are the best!! :)

2/11/2011 4:57 PM

We couldn’t have asked for more, Lavara was amazing at thinking quickly to get great shots without being intrusive. We’ve had so many great comments on our photos and it’s impossible to choose a favourite. Thanks!

29/10/2011 3:24 PM

Lavara photography is the best total package deal you will find in the wedding photography industry. She is creative and professional and so much fun to have there on your special day. I feel Lavara is probably underpriced for her services but that is another positive that draws people in. Lavara looks at each wedding differently, not just copying shots from the last shoot. She has a genuine passions for both weddings and photography and we feel we were so lucky to find her to photograph our wedding.

29/10/2011 9:46 AM

Lavara was the perfect photographer for our wedding-her subtle direction, quality photos, classy modern ideas, constant adapting to surroundings, taking hilarious risks to get ‘the shot’, amazing at connecting and showing kindness to family, friends and the bridal party, and the valuable time she invests in getting the best photos to suit your personality and preferences.

28/10/2011 5:57 PM

I couldn’t recomend lavara more! She made our special day so relaxed and it was a joy to have her taking such fun photos. She was never intrusive but connected and directed our large group of guests with ease, patience and a sense of humour. We loved our photos and if we were to do it all over again wouln’t change a thing. Lavara is a wonderfuly talented photographer :)

28/10/2011 10:22 AM

We so loved having Lavara as our photographer on our wedding day. The weather on our day was rainy yet Lavara took this in her stride and was relational and encouraging which made us feel super relaxed. The photo’s = brilliant , a treasured memory for years to come. We highly recommend Lavara photography!

27/10/2011 11:18 PM

If you would like a photographer who is approachable, relaxed and produces beautiful photos with a romantic feel at an affordable price then Lavara is the photographer for you. We were incredibly happy with how our wedding photos turned out and have received many compliments on them. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Lavara to anyone.

27/10/2011 8:00 PM

One word: AMAZING! Fantastic experience and gorgeous photos. Lavara just has that little something special which makes the difference between a good photographer and a great one. I hope we’ll get the chance to take more photos together in the future. Thank you so much for sharing your passion with us.

27/10/2011 5:26 PM

I can’t say a single bad thing about Lavara, she was excited, proffessional, friendly and a pleasure to have at my wedding.

27/10/2011 2:45 PM

Lavara has a great eye for shots that aren’t your usual boring wedding shots. We enjoyed having Lavara as our photographer, she just went with the flow and found us some awesome locations to shoot as we went. We took so many photos on the day but we had fun doing them. She was patient with my rowdy bridal party, she even joined in the fun and gave us amateurs good direction. We ended up with some creative, arty wedding photos. Thanks Lavara!

27/10/2011 1:07 PM

Use Lavara!!!!!!!!!!!! Absolutely amazing. She makes you feel so comfortable about doing creative shots. Perfect amount of direction and just the right amount of guidence. Never once did it feel intrusive. And proof was in the pudding – photos were amazing!!!!!!

27/10/2011 11:21

AMGo for it, The photos are amazing, And Lavara was great. It made my wedding that much better to have her there and know it was all gonna turn out wonderfully. She has awesome ideas. Photos are fun…. and have had so much positive feedback about them. Thanks so much Lavara! x

27/10/2011 10:39 AM

Book her! NOW! Lavara is an inspired photographer who delivers a fun and unique photography experience with results you’ll treasure forever. A pleasure to work with.

27/10/2011 10:33 AM


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