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  • Meaningful children’s books every child should read.

    What books should every child read? This is the question I’m trying to answer today, in 2021. I’m drawn to books with meaning, values and messages so you’ll find a list below of books that my kids have loved and I’ve loved reading with them. I’ve collated this list for 17 years, and I’m pretty happy with it. It’s not for every child, I’m sure, but it’s certainly worth a…

  • 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 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…

  • London Family Photography

    Spoiling our children

    What does it mean to spoil our children? When we ‘spoil’ our children we often refer to material gifts and over indulging our kids. Gifts however can include material gifts and, can also include sacrificing your own time and freedom to give your kids whatever it is you want to give them. Put simply, it’s overindulging your kids. It’s sometimes tricky to make the distinction between what is ‘too much’…

  • 6 easy life-changing ways to bring Mindfulness into your Children’s lives

    What can mindfulness do for your children? Enhance focus  Help them realise they are in charge of their own thoughts and feelings  Lower anxiety, stress and depression  Lower aggression  What can mindfulness do for you? Exactly the same as above We are seeing increasing rates of anxiety, depression and cognitive disorders. Levels in children and teens are increasing. If our children were equipped with tools to help themselves, we would…

  • Children's Photographer London

    Leila

    Children’s Photographer London I count myself as lucky and thankful to have met Leila. I’ll tell you why. She is simply one of the most profound humans I have ever met. And she was only 10 years old when I met her for the first time. Soulful, humbling, kindness that is just infectious and truly spiritual in many ways. I don’t even think she knew it. Meeting Leila reminds me…

  • Family Photos London

    What does family mean to you? For me it’s meaningful connections and relationships with people whom I love, trust and are thankful for in my life. For me, it’s more than just blood family but my friends too. What is it for you? In my family sessions I document and tell your story. I will weave my way into you family for a few hours to tell your story as…

  • Natural Family Photography Muswell Hill

    Natural Family Photography Muswell Hill

    I document and tell your story. I understand that not everyone wants posed family portraits. So, I will weave my way into you family for a few hours to tell your story as it happens. Their expressions, their ups and their downs, elations and just mundane day to day stuff that you do and see every single day. Bedtimes, nap times, playtime, going to and from places. I’ll go wherever…

  • London Documentary Family Photography

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

    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 I look back at them it’s a little surreal to me.  It’s like I am viewing somone…

  • Child Photography London

    How to organise your own digital photos

    This is a post I have wanted to write for a very LONG time.  It has taken me so long that it has taken me until now to face the fact that although I am super organised with my clients images, I really needed to spend more time organising my own family images. In fact, it’s always been a deep, burning desire of mine to print as many images as…