Meet Barossa Valley Photographer Lydia Kalleske

Celebrating 10 years in business in 2020, Lydia Kalleske is a Barossa Valley based Family, Lifestyle Business and Wedding photographer. Read more about Lydia and her business forABELphotography:

Name: Lydia Kalleske

Business Name: forABELphotography

Phone Number: 0403 519 303

Website address: www.forabelphotography.com

Email address: forabel@internode.on.net

Physical address: Greenock

What does your business do? The Barossaโ€™s Storyteller – Family, Lifestyle Business and Wedding photographer, based out of The Barossa Valley. Honest, transparent and fluff-free family portrait and lifestyle business photography. No more uncomfortable poses, you know the ones where you look like you need toโ€ฆI come to you, at a location of your choosing, where youโ€™re most comfortable and I photograph you, doing you. โ€œ๐˜ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ, ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐโ€! – ๐˜“๐˜บ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ข ๐˜’๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ Itโ€™s the most genuine way to photograph you, your family or your business brand! I love capturing my clients exactly as they are, telling their story, thatโ€™s why my business trademark catchphrase is real people, real lives, real stories. โ€œ๐˜Œ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ, ๐˜ช๐˜ง ๐˜ช๐˜ต ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ด, ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ฅโ€ฆ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ง๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜จ๐˜ฆ.โ€œ – ๐˜“๐˜บ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ข ๐˜’๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ

What area do you serve? Barossa and wider areas

How long have you been in business? 10 years

Did you found the business? Yes

Please provide up to 5 dot points about your business journey:

  • Started in 2010
  • SA Regional Awards nominee and finalist 2012, 2013 & 2015
  • SA contract photographer for The Australian Breastfeeding Project
  • All whilst growing my family of 5 and supporting my farming husband
  • Celebrated ten years in business in 2020!

Name two things you’ve learned from your business journey?

  • Stay in your lane, don’t worry about what other people are doing.
  • Make sure you make time for you

Why did you join the Women in Business Network? Networking and community