Hey there, I’m Kirra, a Gold Coast photographer and writer passionate about connection, sustainability and yes, traveling anywhere and everywhere. I write about, and take photos of, everything going on in our beautiful beachside city and I also offer wedding, family and commercial photography. I LOVE it all. Not to mention yoga, the ocean, ALL of the cheese, reading and (best of all) my little mate, Jagger.
Before I started writing for a living, I was a kid who wanted to express herself with words. Poetry, essays, journals, secret notes to my friends (and boys I liked because SCARY), I loved how simple it was to put words on a page and have them become something that made people feel good. I was hooked from a young age and here I am, still sharing ideas and trying to make people smile.
In general, I’m the kind of gal who is obsessed with the beautiful things in life – I spend way too much time on Instagram gazing at beautiful photos and dreaming about the witty/deep captions I’ll post next (sorry about it) but also outside noticing the way different types of light changes everything in a split second. I love details, art, fashion and connecting with people who have something epic to share with the world.
I started my career as a Publicist for boutique PR agency Bang in Sydney where I worked with international brands such as FIJI Water, Green & Blacks Organic Chocolate and ecostore (to name a few).
From there I moved to sunny Queensland where I studied a Masters of Journalism and became a writer for Gold Coast Magazine, then a Publicist again and after that, the PR Director at Earth Events. There I worked on Pete Evans’ national tour and Gabby Bernstein’s international one while also developing a passion for spirituality and meeting some of the most conscious people I’ve ever come across.
Next, I did some local PR on the Gold Coast and then landed a role as the freelance Content Creator with Inside Gold Coast; writing stories, taking photos and meeting even more creative geniuses.
In all, I have over 10 years writing experience and my work has been published everywhere from printed poetry books, to national literary journals and, best of all, on the pages of Australia-wide businesses’ websites. So you could say I know what’s up when it comes to making magic with words.
Over the past few years I’ve reignited my passion for photography and, don’t tell the words or the dog, but it may just be the love of my life. I’m a professional food, lifestyle and wedding photographer and I’m all about capturing images to make people feel something (hungry mostly).
If you’re keen to work with me, head over to the contact page and tell me your story I can’t wait to chat.