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  • London Family Photography

    Why you don’t have to worry about your kids misbehaving during your family photoshoot

    Why I’m not worried about your kids misbehaving during your photoshoot. Errrm… because basically, I really don’t mind. As long as they stay clear of the camera gear, I’m cool with that.  Let them be kids, run wild, jump up and down and be kids. This is what I really want from them. And sometimes this level of hyper can lead to images like this… Now, if, however, you’re looking…

  • Family Photography London

    Letting your kids fail

    The hidden truth behind mistakes Since the only place where we can truly live our lives is in this moment, perhaps mistakes are actually a gift. Maybe they even arrive to wake us up. They startle us enough to bring us into the now. The Dalai Lama says, “A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals the secret…

  • Natural Mum and Newborn Photography London

    How do I pose for a mother and baby photoshoot?

    I’m asked questions on how to pose a lot when it comes to motherhood sessions. I’d say we get the best when you just come as yourself. Yes, it may sound a little corny but I kind of love it when I turn up, and mum is really herself.  As if it’s just any other day, and I’m popping in to visit. We always get the best work when Mum…

  • Natural Child Portrait London

    8 ways to improve your photographs – for photographers

    I rarely write anything just for photographers so here goes. Here are 8 ways to improve your photographs – for photographers. I hope it helps 🙂 1. Get to know who you’re shooting, and let them get to know you. Sounds pretty straight forward right, but it’s easily missed. In other words, if you’re just in this for the payday, it will show. Be honest with yourself, and then the…

  • Black Newborn Photographer

    Choosing a Newborn Photographer for your Baby – 6 simple tips

    Are you looking for some tips to help to choose the right newborn photographer? 1. Location Would you prefer a home lifestyle session, a home traditional posed session, or a studio session? What feels best for you? Find out about the various options and where the photographer conducts the bulk of their work. 2. Safety, experience and quality Okay, this should be a given, but you need to ensure this…

  • Natural-Newborn-Photographer London

    Newborn baby essentials list

    Are you looking for a Newborn essentials checklist? Wondering what the most essential things a baby needs? It’s safe to say that it’s a bit of a minefield out there when it comes to babies. After having 2 children, I can tell you that although some things have changed over the years, it’s pretty much a standard that you don’t need all of the latest baby paraphernalia. You can keep…

  • London documentary family photography

    Silver Linings

    Business is quiet. With being a hands-on photographer, I can’t take any risks, so everything is paused for now. Yes, I’m pretty sad about missing your moments. But I really am looking forward to meeting those families, babies and children I’ve missed out on doing recently. All bookings for March, April and May are now moving into the Summer/Autumn. Additional reservations are coming in, and I’m grateful. Still, of course,…

  • FIne Art Portrait Photography

    3 steps to choosing the right Wall Art for your home

    What is your art personality? Much like choosing artwork for your home, choosing portraits or wall art pieces can feel a little bewildering. It needn’t be. I recommend a really simple 3 step approach when it come to choosing portraits for your walls (you can use this for buying original art too): 1. Trust your instincts  –  your choice of portrait will help to define the personality of your space…

  • Natural Newborn Photographer North London 3

    The best London Maternity Nurse I know

    In my 9 years of working with Parents, expecting parents and Newborns, I have only ever recommended one London Maternity Nurse. You cannot not like Jan. Jan is a sleep training superhero in my books. Jan’s demeanour is warm, friendly and supportive. Her experience is vast so I wouldn’t hesitate to trust Jan with my own babies. When I met her around 8 years ago, I instantly warmed to her.…

  • FIne Art Portrait Photography

    Albums, Wall Art and Fine Art prints

    Let’s be honest, I want you to love your Wall Art, Fine Art Prints and Album just as much as I love my own. I will use my experience and creative eye to help you towards your goal because I want you to love yours too. Therefore, I make it my business to use some of the best printers I know. Quality is without a doubt something I choose not…