How to capture better photos of your children… everyday!

How to capture better photos of your children… everyday!

You might visit a professional photo studio a handful of times throughout your families growth to capture some really special images to hang on your walls, especially at big milestones or celebrations, but what about the rest of the time? This post is about how your approach, attitude and philosophy ... Read More
Client Artwork & Professional Responsibility

Client Artwork & Professional Responsibility

There’s something very wonderful but equally surreal about walking into someones family home and seeing their walls adorned with photographs you’ve captured. It’s both incredibly flattering to see your efforts featured so prominently in their day to day life but also mildly scary when you realise how treasured these personal ... Read More
Sister Maternity Photo Shoot

Sister Maternity Photo Shoot

Once in a while something incredible happens in the studio, and the dream photo shoot happens. All photographers secretly hope for these moments, and whilst we always aim to go the the extra mile for every client, there’s no telling when that killer shoot is going to happen…. we’re so ... Read More
Inspire: Clients Featured Artwork

Inspire: Clients Featured Artwork

First off we need to offer a heartfelt thank you to our lovely client who kindly allowed me into her gorgeous family home to photograph the bespoke artwork that we’ve recently created for her. Although I’m relatively well house trained (Debbie may well disagree) I do fully appreciate what a ... Read More
5 Reasons you should invest in wall art
5 Reasons You Should Invest In Wall Art Your beautiful portraits deserve to be seen, so we would always passionately encourage you to choose wall art over digital photos that get lost on your hard drive and are never fully enjoyed. Hopefully this article will help persuade you to make ... Read More
A Colourful Past. Andy’s Story.

A Colourful Past. Andy’s Story.

We’re often asked about Andy’s background and past experience. In this blog post he reveals all, well almost, and discusses his 30 year love affair with photography. Hopefully by the end of of this post you’ll understand why he does what he does! The year is 1986 and I’m 12 years ... Read More
The Essence of Ginger, Debbie’s Story

The Essence of Ginger, Debbie’s Story

Have we lost the plot? Not just yet. This blog and the accompanying mother and daughter photoshoot of me and our gorgeous nearly 9 year old Lucy, is a celebration of 2 years working full-time together as a husband and wife team. 2 years since the ginger gene officially started ... Read More
Newborn Twin Photography, Orla & Eloise

Newborn Twin Photography, Orla & Eloise

No one ever told us that photographing newborn twins would be such a mesmerising experience. Beautiful Orla and Eloise at 7 days old couldn’t fail to do anything but captivate us at the studio. We jumped at the chance to photograph these beautiful baby girls when a returning client got ... Read More
Safety In Newborn Baby Photography.
Safety In Newborn Baby Photography Children are the most precious people in our lives. That’s why there’s always a lot of discussion about safety during newborn photoshoots, and it’s important this discussion is ongoing to raise awareness of how some of the cute shots out there are achieved safely. We’ve ... Read More
Bogeys, Snot and Slobber

Bogeys, Snot and Slobber

Contrary to popular belief, retouching (aka photo-shopping, air-brushing or non-invasive cosmetic surgery as many celebs prefer to call it) is not just used to perpetuate an unrealistic notion of beauty for fashion magazines and the like.  It is in fact one of the professional portrait photographer’s key weapons in the ... Read More
Family Photography Rutland

Family Photography Rutland

It’s been nearly 6 years since I started specialising in family photography and in this time I’ve been lucky enough to photograph many hundreds of lovely families. Earlier this week I welcomed back to the studio one of the very first families I ever photographed. Re-introducing Niamh, Ellie and Rory… ... Read More
What To Get The Grandparents For Christmas?

What To Get The Grandparents For Christmas?

Dreading the annual “what to get the grandparents for Christmas” dilemma? Yep, us too! What do you buy someone who seemingly has everything at least twice over? Well luckily for you we can help as even the most awkward and difficult to buy for grandparent melts at the sight of a ... Read More
Family Photoshoot: What You Can Expect
Family Photoshoot: What You Can Expect Review by Tim Freed, editor and publisher of Toddle About Magazines. We all have cameras in our pockets these days and, as a result, we have a ridiculous amount of photos of our children. Do we really need a professional photographer to take more? ... Read More
FAQs: Family Photoshoot
FAQs: Family Photoshoot Where will my sessions take place? Your photoshoot will take place at our cosy studio here in the rural Northamptonshire village of Brixworth. We have off street parking, a comfortable seating area for you to relax plus copious amounts of tea, coffee, water and biscuits! How long ... Read More
8 Tips For A Perfect Family Photoshoot
8 Tips For A Perfect Family Photoshoot A family photo shoot is both a considerable investment of your precious time and hard earnt money. It’s important that you make the very most of your session so it’s an enjoyable and fruitful experience for you and your family, you’re going to ... Read More
FAQs: Baby Photoshoot
FAQs: Baby Photoshoot When should I book my session? It really is down to your personal choice. Some families like to capture the early baby days around 4-6 weeks when they are feeling recovered from the birth and baby is still brand new in appearance, others prefer to wait until ... Read More
Safety & Respect, Our Style, Family Involvement & Editing
Safety & Respect, Our Style, Family Involvement & Editing A quick overview of what you can expect from a baby photoshoot with us, including the importance of baby safety, our pure and simple style plus our ethical approach to editing/photoshopping. Safety First Your baby is precious so their safety is ... Read More
4 Tips For Your Perfect Baby Photoshoot
4 Tips For Your Perfect Baby Photoshoot Your baby photoshoot will typically take between 60-90 minutes. We’ll capture a variety of individual character portraits, and a few with mum and dad too. We’re truly baby led, allowing lots of time for your little one to relax into the studio environment ... Read More
FAQ’s: Newborn Photoshoots
FAQ’s: Newborn Photoshoots When should I book my session? We’re a high quality, low volume studio with limited sessions available, therefore we recommend you book early. If you decide to leave booking until after your baby is born, then please note that our newborn sessions take place within the first ... Read More
Baby Safety, Respectful Posing & Photoshop
Baby Safety, Respectful Posing & Photoshop A quick overview of what you can expect from a newborn photoshoot with us, including the importance of baby safety, respectful posing and our ethical approach to editing/photoshopping. Safety First Your newborn is precious and their safety is our No.1 concern. Since Debbie is ... Read More
5 Tips For Your Perfect Newborn Photoshoot
5 Tips For Your Perfect Newborn Photoshoot Your newborn session will typically take around 3 hours as we’re truly baby led. We allow lots of time for your little one to drift into a deep, milk-drunk sleep before we get to work gently posing them for those super cute shots. Here’s a few tips you should ... Read More