Photography is an art of observation.

It has little to do with the things you see and everything with the way you see them.
Elliott Erwitt

Award winning photography

A Cairns photographer and true professional within the wedding industry, Natalie from Stella Studios – Cairns Wedding Photographer, has won a GOLD and a SILVER DISTINCTION in the 2013 AIPP Epson Professional Photography Awards in the wedding photographer category, 2014 AIPP 2 x Silver with Distinction and a Silver, 2015 AIPP Silver Award and becoming an Associate Member of the Australia Institute of Photography.

Here are the statistics of the winning prints so that you know the standard of competition and what it meant to receive a silver with distinction at the Australian open – For those of you who enjoy a stat, we had 3083 entries in total, with 962 images awarded a silver awards (31.32% of the total entries), 244 Silver Distinction (7.94%), 87 Gold Awards (2.83%) and only 7 Gold Distinction at (0.23% of images entered).

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Cairns photographer, Stella Studios, prides itself to be a part of the Cairns Wedding Photographer and Portrait Studio industry.

Particularly, specialising in affordable wedding photography, creative wedding photography, beach weddings – Palm Cove weddings, Port Douglas weddings, Mission Beach weddings, family portraits photography, model portfolios and commercial interests. A Cairns photographer with a passion for people and places.

Natalie Turner is the professional photographer and designer for Stella Studios. Natalie loves her profession!!! She is also an affliated member of the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers.

She believes that the most inspiring images photographers can capture are the ones that are treasured forever. Natalie’s success at being rated as one of the leading Cairns Wedding photographers and Portrait Studio specialists is the ability to capture human spirit, love and powerful emotion.

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Wedding Locations

Port Douglas weddings, Palm Cove weddings, Mission Beach weddings make up a large percentage of Stella Studios work.  North Queensland beach weddings, combined with St Mary’s Chapel (Port Douglas Wedding) and Angsana Chapel (Palm Cove Wedding) are some of the most sort after wedding locations in the world.  Their natural beauty, ambience and laid back, yet fashionable beach lifestyle is very alluring and a wedding photographers paradise.  A rainforest wedding is majestic with Stella Studios – Cairns Wedding Photographer – capturing some truly stunning imagery set amongst the dark green foliage.  The tablelands is a perfect location for either a country wedding or a vintage wedding. The rolling hills, wooden fences, rundown sheds and powerful light combine in rich colours, powerful images and landscapes to love.The quaint townships of Yungaburra and Tinaroo create a backdrop that Natalie – Stella Studios – Cairns Wedding Photographer – loves.

Both Palm Cove and Port Douglas weddings bring a smile to Natalie’s face, the reason being, there are so many locations that a photoshoot can take place and so varied. For both Port Douglas weddings and Palm Cove, you have beaches, jetties, harbours, rainforest, canefields, buildings all set within a wonderful atmosphere.  From a photographers point of view, the colours, contrast, patterns and landscape creates extraordinary wedding photography.

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Recent Works