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My simple tip to take better Halloween photos of your children

I don’t know about you, but I do love Halloween. It’s a shame it wasn’t such a big thing when I was growing up as I would have found trick or treating the most exciting thing ever! I’m pleased this celebration seems to be growing in popularity over here in the UK and now on 31st October families around the …

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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 guide to taking GREAT back to school photos

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Yes it’s that time of year again, when kids across the country are excitedly choosing their new stationery for the new school year and parents are patiently queuing in Clarks for new school shoes. One of the must-have photos of your child is them in their uniform on the first day of the new school year. But with everything else …

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

With everything else that’s going on during the Christmas 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 and you’ve ended up with just boring snapshots of …

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My quick and easy tip for getting great Halloween photos

I don’t know about you but I love Halloween. I’m sad it wasn’t such a big thing when I was growing up, I would have found trick or treating the most exciting thing ever! I’m pleased this celebration seems to be growing in popularity over here in the UK and now on 31st October families around the country are carving …

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