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A Very Derbyshire Wedding with Emma + Lee

Rule 1. Get an ace car It started with Emma getting out of her dad's Jag. He'd bought it after years of walking by a house while he worked as a postie, and pining after it. When Emma and Lee announced their engagement, he just knew he had to have it. This devoted...

A Styled Elopement Photography Shoot in Leicester

In February I decided I wanted to really focus on wedding photography from now on. 2 years as a family photographer and several weddings already under my belt, I decided that the time is now right for me to jump into wedding and elopement photography feet first. I've...

4 Ways to Choose an Epic Location for Your Family Photoshoot

Way back, if you wanted family photographs you'd call a photographer, ask to see their printed portfolio and then schlep out to their studio for a session almost entirely designed by them. Thank god the world is a different place now. Family photography has been...

Sheffield Newborn Photography At Home With Xander & Sebby

  World, meet Xander and Sebby. One a bundle of sweetness at a few weeks old, the other a three year old ball of energy and fun.   My newborn photography sessions always happen at home. What better place to capture these memories than the place you're all most...

Derby Wedding Photographer – The Key to Beautiful Wedding Photography

Has anyone ever told you “just be yourself?” How did it make you feel? Relaxed? Happy? Doomed? I've been working as a family and wedding photographer in Derby and the surrounding areas for a while now, and I used to make this mistake with couples and families time and...

Alternative Wedding Photography Sheffield Shoot Day

I was so excited. School run done, I hopped into my car and set off for an old cinema in Sheffield, wondering what I'd find when I got there. I'd been waiting for this day for months. And that familiar voice niggled at the back of my mind “who do you think you are?...

A Morning With the Redferns – Natural Baby Photography Derby

As soon as I spoke with Natasha on the phone I knew that this would be a gorgeous session. She described her home to me, her family and what they liked to do, and we just clicked straightaway. I could tell she was a chilled out person, and a lovely mother to her six...

The Van Krimpens – Fly on the wall family photography Chilwell

Rachel and Phil were among the first families I worked with when I started out as a photographer. We went to White Post Farm for her daughter's first birthday, and had a lovely chilled out time meeting lots of animals and feeding the ducks. Since then, Rachel and Phil...

7 Must-Have Baby Items for Style-Conscious New Mums

Starting a family is a whirlwind adventure. But just like any adventure, the path is beset with obstacles to overcome. One of the first hurdles we encounter as new parents is bringing a baby home. What are the must-have baby items that will make this transition...

Winter Survival Tips for Knackered Mums | Photographer Derbyshire

This winter seems to be dragging on like nothing I've ever experienced. Is it just me, or is this winter particularly long and cold, with some really nasty bugs going round? We're all looking forward to half term, the start of spring and better weather. As a mum I...