Monthly Archives: July 2010

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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How to take better photos of your kids this summer – Tip #2

You’ll be pleased to hear that I am feeling much more human than I did when I wrote my last post! Harrison has started sleeping properly again and Sam is only waking once or twice during the night so I am now able to function during the day!The last post was all about finding the right light which is the …

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Hectic and sleep deprived!

Ok, ok, I admit defeat!  I finally got to bed at about 3.30am last night after battling with H over why it really isn’t the best idea ever for Mummy to sleep next to him in his new big boy’s bed. Then I was woken up twice more by our newborn who wanted feeding…..because he’s a newborn. Then I got …

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How to take better photographs of your kids this summer – Tip #1

As I am now on maternity leave and therefore won’t have any sneak peaks to show for a while, I thought I would give something back to you, my lovely readers. I want to make sure that you take some gorgeous photos of your kids over the summer holidays. Much more than your average snapshot. So over the next 5 weeks …

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