10 tips to help with self consciousness and awkwardness

London Family Photography

What does self consciousness prevent you from doing? Oh my oh my, well you may not believe it but I would probably describe myself as pretty self conscious when it comes to taking photographs – yes I finally said it. I’m a photographer and yes I can get self conscious when it come to having […]

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Minimalism and Slow Living

Is anyone here into minimalism and slow living? I’d love to hear how it works or has worked for you/ your family. What is Minimalism? Minimalism is about removing distractions to enable you to find more freedom to live a more intentional life. A life of value. I became interested in it just over a […]

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Calming the Mind – Mindfulness in Children

Natural Child Photography London

Mindfulness in Children Many people live in a cycle of stress, some just experience it now and again. I can safely say that I have experienced significantly less stress and more calm since I began my mindfulness and mediation practice earlier this year. I am more mindful in my everyday life, and now in my […]

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Monochrome Awards 2017 – Honourable mention –  London Portrait Photographer

London Portrait photographer

 London Portrait Photographer Monochrome Awards 2017 – Honourable mention So pleased to announce that I have received an Honorable Mention in the Monochrome Awards 2017 Portrait category for my black and white portrait of Téla. This is truly where my heart is, I am so very grateful to be doing what I love every day, […]

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Natural Family Photography London

Natural Family Photography London

Natural Family Photography London I love these 3 and, I love weekends like this. Families like this. Forget fun in the sun, this is a typical wet and cloudy day in London, but that didn’t stop these guys from doing what they do best. It never does. These kids certainly know how to have fun […]

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Autumn adventures of a 4 year old…. Family Photography London

London Documentary Family Photography

When I look back at these images of my little boy and his friend it almost feels as though I didn’t even take them myself. They are definitely accurate and are very representative of the fun we had that day, but we had so much fun, I hardly remember getting these images at the time.  So when […]

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My forever photograph – Family Photography North London

Family Photography London

This photograph was taken almost a year ago during my favourite season… A photograph can tell a thousand words they say. I don’t often get many photographs of my children together but I love every single one that I have of them. Just because. And yes, it is a little cheesy for my personal taste, […]

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MPA Awards and Qualifications

Natural Child Portrait Potters Bars Hertfordshire Enfield

I’m delighted to announce that I won an award in the UK Classical Portrait category for my image of Daisy in the MPA awards AND that I submitted for and qualified with my Licentiate with the MPA. I’m pretty stoked to say the least. Here are some of the images that I submitted as well as my portrait […]

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Boys in the Woods – North London Children’s Portrait Photography

Children's Photography Potters Bar

Simplicity is… Two little boys Two cars Two pairs of wellies and lots and lots of mud and leaves Equals nothing but fun and laughter. I just love times like this. I love shoots like this. Creating memories like this is what I love to do, and when I look back at these, I’ll remember just how special […]

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2014 – Loved every moment. Here are just a few highlights….Portraits by Samantha Black

Portraits by Samantha Black Well…2014 was such an exciting year for me. I’ve met so many interesting people on my journey. Here is a round up of some of my favourite shots, although to be honest I just couldn’t fit them all in so I’m sorry if I missed anyone out! There are also some […]

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