Yearly Archives: 2014

A few of my own Christmas photos

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and took lots of lovely photos! As I gave you some tips for taking photos of your Christmas, I thought I would share with you a few photos of our Christmas! And yes that is a drum set that my youngest is playing….ear-plugs at the ready! I buy amoxicillin 500mg uk hope …

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A creative way to photograph your Christmas tree

I hope you are all feeling ready for Christmas? I am getting there, slowly but surely! I just have a really quick tip for you (and for the first time ever this one doesn’t involve children!) I was just taking some photos of our tree and I thought I would show you how to do this little trick too! If …

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My tips for photographing your child’s nativity play

Photographing your child in their nativity play…one of those precious moments that you desperately want to capture but often your photos don’t turn out as you hoped! Now I’m not going to lie to you, photographing your child on a stage in a badly lit hall, with about 5 rows of parents in front of you is never going to …

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My last ‘Photography for Parents’ workshop of 2014

This lovely group of parents attended my last workshop of the year this morning at The Medicine Garden in Cobham, Surrey. And as you can see they were photo-bombed by a rather lovely wicker reindeer! They had some lovely things to say about the workshop on the feedback forms: “Thank you for a fantastic morning. We’ve covered way more than …

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My Photography for Parents workshop in Cobham

I had a lovely group of Mums at my workshop in Cobham last week (no Dad’s which is unusual!) They wrote some lovely things on the feedback forms… “Amazing! I wish this had been the first (and only) course I’d done. I learnt loads and hugely practical too. Can’t wait to get started!” Sarah McKay “Just the right level of …

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My own Halloween photo

This year the boys were desperate to dress up as a ghost and ghostbuster. But I think my big one was a big disappointed when the proton pack didn’t actually suck up his little brother dressed as a ghost! Here are a few photos of them I just took out in the garden. Oh and please excuse the questionable buy …

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How to create your own digital family photo books

Unless you are new to my blog, you probably already know how passionate I am about printing your photos and not leaving them on a hard drive. I create a digital book of my family photos each year…. I get asked a lot of questions about how I create them, so I thought it was worth writing a blog post …

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Testimonial from my ‘Photography for Parents’ workshop

I ran one of my Photography for Parents workshops at the Medicine Garden in Cobham at the weekend. I had a lovely group of parents attending and they all got to practise all of their new skills despite the pouring rain. The comments on the feedback forms were all lovely, but then I received this email the following day. I …

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My ‘Photography for Parents – the Next Stage’ workshop

“Once again a thoroughly informative and inspirational workshop. Lots of great tips. Vicki’s teaching method is perfect for me…not TOO technical but her tips have 100% transformed my photography and I’m getting so much enjoyment out of it. Thanks so much, money VERY well spent.”  Emily Wright I ran one of my Photography for Parents – the next stage workshops …

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My trip to the Clickaway photography convention in Salt Lake City

Back in January I got an email telling me all about a brand new photography conference that was taking place in Utah called Clickaway. There is nothing like it in the UK as it’s specifically for female lifestyle photographers. I thought about how amazing it would be to go but just didn’t think it was possible. There are no direct …

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