Yearly Archives: 2010

Mind your tongue {Surrey baby photographer}

I said in a post a couple of weeks ago that I’d done a funny mini-session with my baby. He is now coming into the best age to photograph babies, so he’s getting very used to having the camera pointed in his direction! One morning when H was at nursery, I decided to do a little shoot with him which …

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Oh Snap! photography workshop for parents

Following on from my announcement a few weeks ago that I am running a brand new photography workshop for parents, I have now confirmed all of the details which are below:Date:    Saturday, 26th February, 2011Time:    9.15am-12.30pmVenue:  The Medicine Garden, Cobham, Surrey, KT11 3LUI’m holding the workshop in the original toolroom of The Medicine Garden in Cobham – a …

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The end of sneak peeks

Yes, that’s right. I have only just learnt to spell ‘sneak peek’ correctly and now, after 18 months, I’m going to stop doing them! I wanted to write a post to explain why, as I know they are popular with my clients and readers. There has been a lot of talk about sneak peek’s recently on photographer’s forums and blogs and …

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Commercial Photography for Name Art

I was asked to photograph some of Name Art’s fab personalised hoodies and luckily I had the perfect models for them! Here is my gorgeous baby boy showing off his fab new hoodie.  I only started on Twitter about 5 months ago and use it to network with other business owners, mumpreneurs and fellow photographers. I was pretty cynical about …

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Oh Snap! Workshop {Child Photography Workshop in Surrey}

After the success of the photography tips that I posted over the summer, and the interest it generated, I have been working on an exciting new workshop. Oh Snap! is a workshop for parents who want to learn how to take better pictures of their children using their DSLR cameras. So many people say to me “I have a nice camera, but I …

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Fun on Studland Beach

We had a break down in Swanage last week and spent every day on the beautiful Studland Beach enjoying the last of the late summer sun. Wow, what a place! This would be my perfect spot for family shoots; if only it were closer!  Here is a storyboard I designed of H having a ball on the beach.  As you can …

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How to take better photos of your kids this summer – Tip #4

So far in my tips on ‘how to take better photos of your kids’ we have covered finding the right light, the right background and composition. Now I’m going onto something completely different; how to take better photos with your iPhone.Now I know not everyone has an iPhone. However I get asked by so many friends and clients what photo …

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Too cute for words – photo shoot in lavender fields in Banstead

I met my friend Claire in these gorgeous lavender fields yesterday for a photo shoot with her girls. I told her I would post these next week but when I uploaded them to my computer I was so over-excited I had to edit them straight away! This was a photographers dream….gorgeous kids running through beautiful lavender….bliss! My boy got involved …

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How to take better photos of your children this summer – Tip #3

The last two tips explained how to find the best light and the right background for your photos, and this week I’m going to tell you all about composition and how to frame your children within the image to have the most impact. I could write tons about this subject but I promise I’ll keep it nice and simple! There …

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Photo shoot with my lovely nephew on Seaford beach

I know it’s said a lot, but I’m always amazed by how quickly kids grow up.  Here is a shot of my gorgeous nephew from 2 years ago when he was 9. At this age it was all about football, football, football.  Now here he is on Seaford beach last weekend aged 11.  What a difference two years makes! I …

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