Photographer + Life Coach [One powerful combination]


I’m Renee Bell.

Photographer. Mother. Dreamer. Artist. Life Coach.

On Friday, that last bit became official.

I am a Beautiful You Life Coach.


Wait a moment…
Why does a photographer become a life coach? After 7 years with a successful newborn photography studio (read :: one that allows me to live the lifestyle I want to live) why take a break from that and head in, what seems like, a completely different direction?

Let me see if I can explain a little…

Increasingly over the last few years I have been pulled more and more towards exploration.

The concept of balancing structure vs wildness. My passion for empowering my daughter ~ teaching her about self love and self acceptance. Being more courageous. Allowing myself space to indulge my creativity. Getting out of the studio and connecting with other passionate entrepreneurs. Understanding my body, my health and how that fits into my life. Core desired feelings.


Transformation. Passion. Joy. Abundance. Beauty.


It changes before you’ve even registered; a pregnant belly becomes a baby, a toddler becomes a child, or you become who you were always hoping to be.

Memory is fallible. Vision loves form. Time passes without these transformations being fully appreciated.


As a photographer I’m in the business of capturing fragile moments of time. I craft memories and messages through my art.

As a health and life coach, I partner with self-aware women who wish to grow through gratitude, good health, grace and plenty of giggles.

As a dreamer I’d been searching for many years for a space to celebrate, share and connect my seemingly distinct passions…


So, after quite a personal journey, plus extensive study, Little Girls with Great Big Dreams was born…




For now though, back to the photography…

I’m more than just a photographer. (A lovely lady recently called me a multi-talented minx).

photographer + life coach



// I nurture your inner vision so we can bring it to life.

// I draw out the side of you that’s been hiding.

// I coach you through the entire process.

// I’m obsessed with details




 Photographer + Life Coach

= One Powerful Combination.


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You see, be[love] is more than an amazing photo shoot. It’s a transformative experience.

To understand you and to capture your transformation, I need to have traveled that road myself. Got down and dirty with my desires, my mission, my motives, my plans. Taken the steps (and celebrated the wins) plus analyzed the road blocks as they came along… and, of course the road blocks always come along! To teach, to empower and to strengthen resolve.

The process of training to be a life coach, was not a conscious decision to be simply that. It was a step in the journey. A puzzle piece to add to my collection, of random bits and pieces of sparkly and colourful delight. What the final picture looks like in the end – who knows!!!

But I am enjoying the ‘collecting’ 🙂   The anticipation of not knowing what is next. Of living each day as it comes..

Please stick around and watch as I transform, hopefully I might inspire you to take a little leap of faith yourself!


As a photographer for empowered next-level entrepreneurs ~ I want to help you find, and then see the very essence of your beauty, of your passions, of your mission deep in your eyes… and then photograph that!  Interested? Read more about be[love] photo sessions here. 2015 is shaping up to be full of amazing opportunities. If you are keen to adventure with me – book your space asap!

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Regarding the newborn photography – it may come back. For now a little break from the pressures, and expenses, of maintaining a studio space is just what I need! If you want me to keep you posted about that – message me here

Coming soon:

  • More details of life and health coaching packages. Want to know how you can work with me – check back very soon… (Or message me if you are super keen to get on the waitlist!)
  • More info about how I plan to combine being a photographer + life coach.
  • Desire Mapping. Want to go deep with your core desired feelings? Hold tight while I prepare something amazing for you…
  • More health, wellness and nutrition info. At present – I am immersing myself in all things, anatomy, physiology and nutrition. Renee Bell :: Nutritionist – here I come…
  • More about how and where I have studied (and am currently studying.) In case you are keen for a little shake-up and transformation yourself.
  • Workshops (ie super fun adventure time, with really great food and gorgeous decorations) for mums, and their daughters.


As for the future – the sky is the limit!  Happy Monday beautiful people..


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  • Jenni - So super proud of you my friend. You have achieved so much and I know this is just the tip of the iceberg for you. I have been blessed to have received both sides of your passions, your photography and coaching and this has changed my life. The direction and clarity I have received is allowing me to chase my dreams also and you continue to inspire me every day. Looking forward to sharing the road ahead, congratulations on your recent awesome achievement xxxNovember 17, 2014 – 10:30 amReplyCancel

    • littlegirlsbigdreams - Yay Jenni – so freaking happy to have helped you, and to have you part of my life! Keep on reaching for your dreams xxDecember 30, 2014 – 11:33 amReplyCancel

  • Davina - Renee! How wonderful and exciting! I’m so happy for you and this path you’re on!November 17, 2014 – 3:34 pmReplyCancel

    • littlegirlsbigdreams - Thank you so much Davina! Lots of love to you and your family.December 30, 2014 – 11:32 amReplyCancel

  • true inspiration [art + science] | Little girls with great big dreams - […] by the connection between mind and body. About why we do and feel the things we do. Biology. Transformation. Healing. Freedom. Nutrition. Plant based medicine. […]April 17, 2015 – 9:00 pmReplyCancel

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not for eating journal welcome to the

Increasingly over the last few years I have been pulled more and more towards exploration.

So, I finally started listening to my intuition and made more space in my life to explore my dreams.

Welcome, and thank you so very much for being here!