family photography blog

It’s great spending my time photographing lovely families in South West London. If you live in my neck of the woods, you’ll know how photogenic this area is. I photograph families in my photography studio on Twickenham green or in local areas including Richmond upon Thames, Teddington, St Margarets, Kingston upon Thames, Chiswick and Hampton.

Why are Christmas photo shoots so popular?

Why is Christmas a great time for family studio shoots? It's pretty simple - photos can be put up year round as well as used as gifts Children grow so quickly that many families use the run up to Christmas as a time to get family photos. It's a win-win situation...

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Halloween is a great time for baby photos

Babies look so cute in their Halloween costumes! A baby's first (or second!) Halloween is adorable. As a family photographer, I’m a fan of keeping things simple. By using a few (or no!) seasonal props your sweet baby is the focus of the photo shoot. This year I’m...

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Black and white photos are more dramatic

Is black and white family photography better? I'm a family photographer working in Richmond-upon-Thames in South West London and I can't help but think that black and white photographs are more dramatic and more emotional. Don't get me wrong, I think photographs in...

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My top 3 Father’s Day Gifts using photography

the lasting gift of photography for Father's day: my top 3 suggestions As a London family photographer it's not surprising that I live and breath photography. I also think it's a great idea as gifts for special occasions. A lot of families book a photo shoot...

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My number 1 tip for how to pick Father’s day gifts

What's my number 1 tip for Father's day gifts? A few years ago I decided I only want to get Father's day gifts for my husband that he’ll use every day. I also realised that for me, photography was the answer. Over the years I’ve bought my fair share of gifts for my...

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Nobody can do for little children what grandparents can

There's an old italian saying... 'if nothing's going well, call your grandmother" The answer always seems to rest with them. My grandparents house in Victoria, British Columbia Canada was the central point for my entire family. We celebrated every important event at...

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