Kellie Mackay

A portrait photographer, makeup-artist & hairstylist

It has been such a natural progression for me in combining my love and talent in makeup artistry & hairstyling with my skill and passion in portrait photography.
Kellie Studios came about with the desire to give everyday women a bit of ‘me’ time to pamper and spoil themselves. My goal is to help women find their own unique beauty. To change how they see themselves and to show them what we all see, by creating beautiful contemporary natural light portraits that they will love and cherish.
l am a busy mum of 6 boys with little ‘me’ time… work, friends, family, I know how hectic it can get. I often ask myself, am i getting everything right? Do l need to do more? I often feel l am not being the best version of myself that l can be, and I know many other women who wonder the same things.
Knowing that we control our own happiness, is key. My aim is to help women love themselves that little bit more and come to know that yes, you are enough just the way you are.
I love the transformation that takes place with a woman’s portrait session. Its truly amazing when women really see themselves again for the first time. Not only do l get to witness their awe in themselves, l also get to see how l have helped them feel confident again and find their unique beauty that has always been there.
I am fortunate to have worked on a huge array of commercial projects and extensive list of local projects as a professional makeup artist, hair stylist and photographer. These amazing experiences have given me the strong foundations and the skills on which to build a successful career.
With a passion for creating beautiful photographs, women’s, maternity, kids and lifestyle portrait sessions are available in studio or at a location of your choice.
l also offer freelance makeup services for commercial projects, and in studio or at a location of your choice bridal and special occasions makeup and hair.