Yearly Archives: 2015

My top 5 tips for taking more than just snaps this Christmas

With everything else that’s going on during the holidays, it’s easy to not give much thought to taking photos, to grab your camera at the last minute and start snapping away. Then you look back at your photos afterwards and realise that they didn’t really capture the moment at all.  All you’ve ended up with just boring snapshots of your …

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Xmas promo – 45% off my online photography course for parents

I hope you’re all well and staying warm now the temperatures have dropped…I’m sitting in my office with a massive cardigan on dreaming of sunshine! I know we will all be bombarded with Black Friday offers over the coming week as it seems to be taking over the globe, so I thought I would try and beat the rush and …

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My Photography for Parents workshop in Cobham, Surrey

On Tuesday I had a lovely group of parents at my Photography for Parents workshop at The Medicine Garden in Surrey. Rather than me tell you how the morning went, I’ll let you hear it from them…. “Mindbogglingly brillant! Lots of information but explained gently and clearly. Vicki’s passion for photography is inspiring and I can’t wait to get home …

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My ‘Photography for Parents – the next stage’ workshop in Hindhead, Surrey

A few weeks ago I had a group of lovely mum’s in my home in Hindhead, Surrey for the morning for my ‘Photography for Parents – the next stage’ workshop. I absolutely love teaching this workshop. It’s practical and interactive, the parents get lots of time to practise the new skills they have just learnt on each other. (That’s me …

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Autumn is here!

Yay, the leaves on the trees are changing colour which means that autumn is here. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE summer, but when it comes to shooting autumn is by far my favourite season. Just look at these order liquid amoxicillin online lovely colours. Read the 4 reasons why I love photographing children in the autumn. I hope it …

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My Photography for Parents workshop in Cobham, Surrey

I had a lovely group of parents at my Photography for Parents workshop on Saturday. And the sun was shining too!   Here are some of the comments from the feedback forms: “Amazing about of information pitched at the right level. A lively, friendly, inspiring morning.”   Meirion Hood “Inspiring….captivating….excellent.” Abigail Austin “Fantastic energy. Quality practical learning. Thank you.” Andrew …

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My quick tip for taking photos of your children playing in the garden

I hope you’re enjoying the summer (or lack of it here in the UK!) I was told today that I was the ‘best mummy in the world’ because I put up a pirate camp in the garden, dug out the pirate costumes and let my boys run around fighting each other while I took photos. Sometimes it really it the …

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Taking photos of your children during the golden hour

When I posted this photo of my eldest and our dog on Facebook I received lots of questions about when it was taken and how. So I thought I would write a blog post for you about photographing in the golden hour. If you’re interested in photography (or have taken one of my photography courses!) then you probably already know …

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My Photography for Parents workshop at The Medicine Garden, Surrey

We all had a great morning at my ‘Photography for Parents’ workshop on Saturday. I have been running this workshop for over 4 years now but I still absolutely love it! Nothing beats seeing the faces of the parents when they understand how to find the right light and finally take control of their cameras. Here are some photos from …

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Are you photos out of control? My 6 tips to take control of them

Do you feel overwhelmed by the amount of family photos you have sitting on your hard drive, unorganised and unloved? Do you worry that one day you’ll lose them all and your children will have no photos of their childhood? Do you love the thought of having family albums but don’t know where to start? In the digital world that …

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