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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Baby Photography London

    I’ve been a Baby, Newborn and a Natural London Family Photographer for around 8 years now and I’ve tried all aspects of Baby photography but this is home for me. Natural, Soulful and intimate. It’s really about photographing the obvious, the not so obvious and, everything in between. And these sessions are even better when Mum and Dad relax into just going with the flow and trying things out because…

  • Natural Newborn Photography in London

    In my Natural Newborn Photography sessions I work with families to document emotional connections soulfully and naturally. Showing the connections between Mum, Dad, sibling and Newborn are equally as important as capturing the essence of the new baby. My natural newborn sessions are perfect if you love less posed baby photographs. This is because I focus on connections, emotions and ultimately, simplicity. There is something so honest about these sessions which…

  • Newborn Baby Photography

    When Shadow meets the light in Newborn Baby Photography

    Light and Shadow are equally wonderful in my eyes so I just love to make them work for me in my work where I can. I guess that’s why I love natural light, because I can have so much fun with shadow, and light especially within the realm of Newborn Baby Photography. You’ll find that I love the contrast between the two so in my newborn work you’ll see strong…

  • Authentic Baby Photography

    Natural Newborn Photography in London by Samantha Black

    Why  a Natural Newborn session could be perfect for you – and your baby My natural newborn sessions are perfect if you love less posed baby photographs. This is because I focus on connections, emotions and ultimately, simplicity. There is something so authentic about these sessions which I hope helps the viewer to really feel into the moment. These sessions are perfect for newborns and older newborns 3- 12 weeks old…

  • London Newborn Photographer

    Newborn Baby Photography London – what if my baby doesn’t sleep during the session?

    Newborn Baby Photography London You want those sleepy newborn portraits for your baby but you’re nervous. You’re wondering about whether your baby will be the baby that doesn’t sleep. Does that sound about right? I’ve been photographing Newborns for almost 8 years. My experience and research tells me that this is possibly the Number 1 concern of most parents. And I get it, I really do. So let’s dive in……

  • Organic Newborn Baby Photography Herts

    Looking for Baby Photography in London? An Authentic Baby Lifestyle session with Samantha could be perfect for you

    If you’re looking for Baby Photography in London, an Authentic Baby Lifestyle session could be perfect for you Natural Baby lifestyle sessions are perfect if you love less posed baby photographs. This is because in these sessions I focus on creating connections and emotions. I’ll also photograph your baby alone but in a very natural way. There is something so authentic about these sessions which I hope helps the viewer…

  • 15 Newborn Baby Essentials

    15 Newborn Baby Essentials

    So I’ve put together my very own list of thing that I personally found to be the most essential for me when I had my children. 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…