Ever wondered what happens to your images after your photoshoot? Want to know what kind of editing I do to your family portraits? Take a peek to see what goes into it and the kinds of things I am thinking about when I set up each shot, and when I see it on the laptop afterwards. You might find it more surprising than you would imagine.Read More
I often hold camera masterclasses during which we go through lots of camera tips and practice on how to get out of automatic mode, learning some of the settings, going through how I choose my typical camera settings, covering some photography composition “rules” and when to break them, as well as answering some of your' own burning questions.
Here are my answers to the first of the two most common photography questions I get asked:
“How can I make it [taking photos] fun with the kids, as most of the time the introduction of the camera breaks the moment?”Read More
When I'm creating portraits for you, I'm always thinking about the overall look and feel of the images - does the setting suit the walls of your home, where might hang the images up, do the props and backdrops suit your personal tastes, do you feel comfy in the clothes, and do they complement the scene...?
If you're at the stage of planning your outfits for our portrait photoshoot, this blog covers my top hints and tips.Read More
I'm on a bit of a mission. To get MUMS to be in more photographs. You might wonder why a baby and child portrait photographer wants to encourage mums to be in photos. Where's the big sell?
There's no sell. I don't care who takes the photos nor how badly composed or exposed they are. I just want you to be in some. Preferably with your children. Read on to hear my story, and why I care so much…Read More
As anyone with children will tell you, newborn babies change so quickly in those their first few days and weeks. If you’re planning to capture those first moments with a specialist newborn photographer, you might want to think about your style, and that of the photographer you are considering.
Generally speaking, there are two genres of newborn photography: “posed” and “lifestyle.” Read on to find out more about the differences and which may suit you better.Read More
Next year’s Christmas presents may not be the first thing on your mind in January, but if you get ahead of the curve you can give an amazing gift to the grandparents next year. A personalised monthly calendar of your little one - with a seasonal, themed photo per month. Read on for theme ideas and how to make yours.Read More
Over the years I have been fortunate enough to be invited by a number of local Baby Sensory Class Leaders to come and capture key moments in your baby's first year at some of their special classes dotted throughout the year. I love this, as it means I get to see some of 'my' babies all the way from bump and newborn photos through to turning one and graduating from Baby Sensory. Read on for some of my halloween delights from 2016.Read More
As a newborn photographer, it goes without saying that I take the safety of my little clients seriously, and it is always my number one concern during a shoot. Your child is precious and I will always treat them with the respect and attention they deserve. Read on to find out about some of my safety training, and things to look out for when booking a newborn photographer.