Belly Dancing at the Lantern Parade for the Winter Solstice celebration in Belgrave, Vic

Belgrave Lantern Parade 2019

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for …

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Freycinet National Park from

Three days in Tasmania

I love Tasmania. I love the peace, the green (or even better: the greens, as there is not a single shade of green but hundreds of them), I love the …

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Christmas with Family

I know, I know we are in March already. Unfortunately there isn’t always enough time to write blog posts and share photos. But as they say, better late than never! …

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Black and white photo of a Bride, with contrasting shadows. Photo by Erika's Way Photography

Ranèe + Luke | Engagement | Melbourne

It’s a sunny day when I leave Belgrave. It’s pouring cats and dogs by the time I reach the city. It’s exciting and a bit terrifying at the same time …

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Dandenong Ranges Forest. Photo by Erika's Way Photography


Two photos of mine are now filling up the empty walls of one of the rooms at Upwey Health and Wellbeing Centre. I don’t do a lot of printing (I know, …

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Cape Paterson, Victoria, Australia just after sunset ©Erika's Way Photography

Sunset, blue hour, Milky way and Aurora at Cape Paterson

Photos of an evening at Cape Paterson in search of amazing light, beautiful landscapes and some peace and quite. I think I ticked everything for once! There’s even a little …

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Having fun while learning how to cook. Family Session, documentary style Photography by Erika's Way

Love what you do

‘Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.’ Confucius   I had two little friends and their beautiful Mum over at …

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Amazing Italian Style Biscuits in the Hills

Belgrave Bakery | Business Photos

‘One of the nicest things in life is the way we must regularly stop whatever is that we are doing and devote our attention to eating.’ Luciano Pavarotti, Italian Tenor …

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'Made with love' by That's Amore cheese. Animation by: Erika's Way Photography and Design

Lavazza Italian Film Festival

So, few months ago I had the opportunity to collaborate for a very interesting project, something very different. I worked with a beautiful creative Team for a short video promotional …

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Ricketts Sanctuary: a MUST visit in Olinda, Dandenong Ranges

Around Melbourne and the Dandenong Ranges with a tourist

The past month of September was a very busy month for me. Not as in work related busy, but as in Family related busy. My Father came to visit all …

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Bride and Groom at Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, with the beautiful old building of the Convent in their background. Amazing and unique photos for the most special day. Wedding Photography by Erika's Way

Luca + Deniz | Wedding | Abbotsford Convent

Two hearts, three Countries, one love.   I still feel the music, the sounds, the laughs of that night. It’s the middle of Winter in Melbourne. It’s cold, but at …

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Article about the local Bendigo Bank on Ferntree Gully-Belgrave-Mail Newspaper

In the Local Newspaper

It’s really exciting to open the local newspaper and see one of your photos appearing! This is (part of) the Team of the local Monbulk and District Community Bendigo Bank, …

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Father and Daughter looking at the camera

Happy Father’s day!

Today I’m heading to the airport to pick up my Father. He is coming to visit me from Italy and he’s staying for few weeks. The last time he came …

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Bride and groom in Melbourne

Cristina + Salvatore | Winter Wedding | Melbourne

Out of 6,972,848,504 people, I chose you.   It’s a very busy day at the Melbourne Registry and there is almost a queue to step inside. We are waiting outside, …

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Product deisgn Professional photography by Eriika's Way Photography based in Belgrave

Product Design Photography- OAD-Open Audio Designs

I’m really excited to share few pictures from a recent Photo Shooting. This stunning Ultrafidelity Amplifier/Audio system is designed and produced in the Dandenong Ranges. Isn’t is incredible? I’m always …

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Waratah Organics Cafe: interior design decoration and set up

Waratah Organics Cafe – Web Design & Business Photo Shooting

I met the owners of this gorgeous Cafe of the Dandenong Ranges almost by accident. I love these kind of accidents. You know when you meet somebody for the first …

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Family Photos in Silvan

  Brooke wrote me just a couple of weeks before to arrange a two Families Photo shooting session for Family Photos for their Grandmother’s 70th Birthday. We met in a …

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Dandenong Ranges Community Bank Grants and Sponsorship Night

‘Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.’ Helen Keller I am so proud of the Community I live in. It’s simply great to see how …

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Belgrave Lantern Parade 2017

Winter Solstice Festival in Belgrave I love this Community. Every year I love it more and more. I just came back from the annual Lantern Parade. I can’t find enough …

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Daniel Beeson, Motivational Speaker

Get Addicted | Business Headshot | Gembrook

“Get Addicted – life coaching solutions” Meet Daniel, life coach and motivational speaker at “Get Addicted – life coaching solutions”. I had a Business Headshot session with him at his …

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Northern Hospital- ‘Run, walk ‘n’ chalk’ Event

Couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to shoot the ‘Run, Walk ‘n’ Chalk’ event organised by the Northern Hospital in Epping, Vic. Absolutely a beautiful idea to bring together …

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A 3.5 years old girl dancing under a rain of Autumn leaves. Photo by Erika's Way Photography

Family Session with Autumn colours and lots of leaves

A beautiful Family of four + a warm Autumn day in the Hills + colourful leaves everywhere = an amazing Family Session. 🙂   ‘Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are …

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Flash Mob event at Upwey IGA

“Plastic Bag Free Dandenong Ranges” launch at Upwey IGA

An amazing Event in the Hills at Upwey IGA Last Saturday I had the pleasure and the honour of taking a few pics for a local Event: the launch of …

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Pure love: elderly couple kissing and still in love

Generation Family Session | Ferntree Gully

A Family is so much more than Mum and Dad and one or two children. It’s Grandparents, and it’s brothers and sisters and sons and daughters and nephews and nieces. …

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Kathie Thomas from Dandenong Ranges Photography, business headshot by Erika's Way Photography

Business Headshot in the Dandenong Ranges: Kathie Thomas

Last week I had the pleasure (and the honour!) to meet an amazing local Nature Photographer. And just because meeting her and walk right next to her was not enough, …

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Mother holding her son at the Park in the Dandenong Ranges

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the Mums!

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New Born Photography with a big brother. New Born and Family Photography in the Dandenong Ranges. ©Erika's Way Photography

Baby Everley and her Family

I’m always excited to write about a blog post, but this one is quite special. Meet baby Everley and her beautiful Family of four, with her big brother Spencer and …

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Mother's day Photo shooting session special in the Dandenong Ranges

Mother’s Day Special! Make it special and get $100 OFF any Family booking!

It’s Mother’s Day. Well, almost. We are getting close, and of course it’s time to think of something special to let her know how important she is and how much …

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Techno night in the Hills

When you are invited for dinner and you think of a normal pizza night, but then you find out that 5 crazy Italian Backpackers are invited to the “Party” too. …

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portait of an Alpaca

Farm Life

“I’d rather be on a Farm than be Emperor of the world.” George Washington   I am so thrilled about this Photo shooting. I was asked to take some photos …

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Mum smiling proud and happy at her daugher

Bertie and Christian’s Family, six months later

Kids grow fast. Very fast. They are born, they are there, they smile, they cry. They put their first teeth. Next thing you know they are running around like crazy, …

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Mum and Dad and one year old daughter walking together. Copyright Erika's Way Photography

Paisley and her Mum and Dad

‘Start shaping your own day. Start walking your own way.’ Steve Maraboli   Last Sunday I met this gorgeous little lady and her beautiful parents. We went for a walk …

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Italian Language Classes in Kallista and in Ferntree Gully

Italian Classes in the Hills

ITALIAN FOR BEGINNERS AND TRAVELLERS Like every term for the past two years, I’m offering an Italian Language class in collaboration with the beautiful Kallista Community House in Kallista. This term …

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Eat The Beat night @New Guernica, Melbourne 01.04.2017

‘Music is good for the soul.’ Chriss Marinetti, DJ   Second weekend as Official Club Photographer for ‘Eat The Beat’ event on Saturday Nights at New Guernica in Melbourne. It’s …

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Night Club Photographer in Melbourne Erika's Way Photography

Eat The Beat night @New Guernica, Melbourne 25.03.2017

A different weekend for a change. Last Saturday night I was in the City as a Night Club Photographer! That’s something I’ve always wanted to try as a Photographer: I …

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Mum and Daughter. ©Erika's Way Photography

Family Session | Dandenong Ranges

A beautiful Photo Shooting Session with Anne, her five children, their husbands and Mia, her incredible one-year-old Granddaughter. I really love this. It’s not just about having photos done. It’s …

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sunshine at Mt Wellington ©Erika's Way Photography

Five days in Tasmania

The very first time I went to Tasmania, five years ago, I thought a weekend was going to be more than enough to wander around and have ‘a feel’ of …

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Adam + Bianca | Engagement

Engagement Party and Couple Photo-Shooting in Mornington Peninsula I’m really excited about this blog post. Meet Bianca and Adam and their amazing Family and Friends, all together celebrating something very special: …

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‘We are Pregnant!’

Here is something a bit different for the usual. 🙂 Bonnie and Carl are having a baby! They wanted to make the announcement to family and friends a little bit …

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Australian Native flowers for the coffin. Copyright Erika's Way

A toast and a goodbye

This past month of February has been incredibly busy. I had the chance to photograph so many different moments, events and emotions! This Photo Shooting I’m going to write about …

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Natasa Denman. Photo Copyright Erika's Way Photography and Design

Business in Heels Meeting with Natasa Denman

I join the Business in Heels Community couple of months ago and I thought straight away “wow, that’s great! A Networking Community for women and their Businesses in Melbourne. I’d love …

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Black and white Family Photography in the Dandenong ranges ©Erika's Way Photography


Sarah called me few months ago. She was looking for a photographer to take pictures of her and her sister for a little surprise for their parents. Sarah is leaving …

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Four generations of girls holding hands copyright Erika's Way Photography

Four Generations

‘Now join your hands: and with your hands, your hearts’ William Shakespeare   This past Christmas Holiday I got the chance to hang out with these four beautiful ladies. Four …

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Mum cuddling her new born baby daughter ©Erika's Way Photography

Baby Alyssa, one-month-old

After meeting Baby Alyssa at the Hospital when she was just one day old, I was lucky enough to get to visit her at her house for another Photo-shooting session, …

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along the Oirase Stream, Japan

Trip to Japan (part two): Autumn Colours in Japan

As I promised last week, here is the second part of my last trip to Japan. After exploring the South for few days (I wrote about it in my previous …

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Spectacular Sunset ove the floating Tori at Miyajima island

Trip to Japan: the Seto Inland Sea

Third trip to Japan. Amazing. Every time there is always a new adventure waiting. This time, we start the trip in Hiroshima. It’s Saturday, and all around the Castle and …

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Italian classes in the Dandenong Ranges

Italian Language Classes in the Hills

ITALIAN FOR BEGINNERS AND TRAVELLERS Tuesdays,14th Feb- 28th March, 7-9pm @Kallista Community House, Kallista, Vic  $160 For bookings and info visit Kallista Community House Website. Would you like to learn Italian? If …

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Christmas socks and Christmas lights

Christmas in the Hills

After the little three days hike at the Prom, (I talked about it in my previous blog post, here) we headed back home, ready for a very long Christmas day: …

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Wilson's Prom National Park, South Eastern Circuit ©Erika's Way Photography

Christmas at the Prom: South Eastern Circuit

Around Christmas things can get quite crazy. This past Christmas has been incredibly crazy for me but also amazingly rewarding. I got the chance to catch up with a lot …

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New born baby feet

Baby Alyssa, one-day-old

So…they say new year, new start…and what’s better start than a new life? For my very first post of the year, here something really special and exciting!!!!! This little Masterpiece …

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