Who is Rebel Heart Photography?

Rebel Heart Photography (RHP) captures the true essence of every occasion, thanks to the expertise and passion of founder and owner Emma Steed. Originally Emma Wells Photography, the business underwent a rebrand in 2016.


“I wanted a new name that was original and reflected my individuality and personal mantra: believe in yourself, pursue your passion no matter others’ opinions and always follow your heart.”

Emma is an Accredited Professional Photographer and a member of the AIPP (Australian Institute of Professional Photographers). To find out more read  Why use an Accredited Professional?


Emma’s philosophy

“I absolutely love photography and capturing special moments for clients to cherish. It brings me so much joy to connect with new people from all walks of life in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.”


Wedding photography

Emma’s passion and desire to capture real and natural moments is most evident in her wedding photography. By adopting a romantic, natural and non-intrusive approach she gives couples the space to focus on enjoying their special day amongst loved ones.


Emma loves nothing more than capturing every aspect of a couple’s wedding day and, as a fulltime photographer, you can be assured she will provide you with her undivided attention whenever you need her.


Furthermore, Rebel Heart is a safe bet when it comes to recording your special day. Emma uses only high quality, professional equipment including professional Canon cameras, Canon L series lenses; records to camera dual memory cards at all times; carries back up gear; and has a bag of additional tricks in order to deliver a risk-free service.


Commercial, real estate and drone

Rebel Heart Photography also offers professional services in commercial, property and drone photography.


Emma maximises the use of natural and artificial light to ensure real estate is portrayed to its full potential, daylight photographs are punchy and dusk photography is atmospheric. She also offers professional head shots and corporate portraits which will convey the true personality of your employees and business.


Emma is also licensed to legally fly drones as a CASA Licenced and certified operator. With a Remote Pilots Licence (RePL) and RPA Operator’s Certificate (ReOC) customers are assured safety and peace of mind.


Awards and credentials

It is evident from her business awards, business nominations and recommendations that Emma prides herself on her customer service and her quality images.


One of Emma’s proudest achievements was being a winner at the 2019 Tamworth Business Chamber Quality Business Awards for Excellence in Customer Service in Professional Services. Another proud achievement was being named a finalist with the Australian Bridal Industry Academy (ABIA) 2018 and 2019. Rebel Heart was one of only a handful of photography businesses named out of 65 nominations, and Emma’s clients gave her a rating of 98.86%.


The ABIA success follows two straight years being awarded a Certificate of Excellence from Easy Weddings for a consistent 5-star rating. 


Emma has perfected a variety of techniques and continues to study keep her skills at the top of the game, achieving numerous credits and distinctions in the process. Her images are also widely published, including Vintage Bride Magazine, Vintage Caravan Magazine and Ultimate Weddings Magazine.

Interview with New England Focus Magazine - Women in Business edition. Click here!


Contact Emma for an in-depth discussion of your photography requirements.

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