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Isabelle’s Adventure: Family Photoshoot in Wollaton Park

Isabelle's First family photoshoot in Wollaton   At the end of October I hooked up with Isabelle and her parents for a relaxed family photoshoot in Wollaton Park. We started at their home (I fussed the cats and we chilled out for ten minutes) and then popped out for a...

Dear Wedding Details

Wedding details can be one of the most overwhelming aspects of your wedding – if you let them. In this post, I chat with Caroline from the Wedding Alchemist to find out how you can choose wedding details that express your personalities without feeling stressed, because no part of your wedding should ever feel like a chore.

A First Birthday Photoshoot

I flipping love toddlers. They're hilarious, they have huge eyes, and they wear their hearts on their sleeves. As a family photographer who's not big into posing and preening, toddlers are my jam. This little girl is no exception. I first met Ella back in April. She...

A Stonking Festival Wedding Photoshoot in Wales

I've been properly excited about the Giraffe Shed ever since it first popped up on my Instagram feed. It's a brand new wedding venue, built just this year with Hannah's whole family helping out. Natural light pours in through glass walls, a rainbow wall and three...

Can we talk about…group photos?

Group photos can be an odd thing to balance on your wedding day. How many is too many? How few is enough? Where and when should you have them? And how can you get what your photographer needs and keep your guests happy? It’s like you don’t have enough to think about while planning your wedding, now there’s this diplomatic/time sensitive minefield to navigate too. Fear not, I am here to help.

Autumn Family Photoshoot Deal

How I Approach You As a family photographer my main motivation is figuring out how to capture an essence of your personalities. The way you interact. The dynamics of your family, and all the personalities involved. For me, this is not about standing stock still in a...

Festival Wedding Photography Shoot Day

In August 2018 I collaborated with an awesome bunch of like-minded wedding photographers and suppliers (the types who like to do things a bit differently) on an epic shoot day. See all the photos from our Festival Wedding Photography Shoot and get some inspiration!

Bathtime with Albie – Baby Photoshoot Derbyshire

A Splashy Baby Photoshoot in Derbyshire I love it when I warm to a mum on the phone straightaway. I get so excited about the session right then and there on the phone, and I never feel like I'm just going through all the usual spiel even though I have a certain amount...

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 properly jump into wedding and elopement photography feet...

4 Ways to Choose an Epic Location for Your Family Photoshoot

Not so long ago, 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...

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...