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London Family Holiday Photography Session

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London Family Holiday Photography Session

I was very touched when Danielle Reeder of Danielle Reeder Photography contacted me to photograph an afternoon of their London family holiday.  She was looking for photographs that not only documented their time in London, but most importantly, included her in the images too. Photographers are very rarely in their own family images. We are the missing shadow from the photographs, and at the end of each holiday, I count myself lucky if there is at least one that includes me.

I have to confess I was just a little nervous photographing someone from within the industry.  But I needn’t have worried as the day came, and meeting her was like meeting an old friend.  We spoke the same language, and if I didn't have a camera in my hand, I could have chatted for hours.  

We met at their beautiful Notting Hill apartment on a blisteringly hot summer evening.   Like all mum's Danielle was worried that her daughter was not behaving, but she was a lively, energetic and absolutely delightful little girl.  Exactly as I expect all 4 year olds on holiday to be.  As the evening drew to a close and the sun started to dip, we headed down to a local London park to catch the few last rays of sunshine.  It was a perfectly dreamy, balmy evening.  

If you would like to document your family holiday in London do get in touch.  I would love to hear from you!

 

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Surrey Lavender Field Family Photoshoots

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Surrey Lavender Field Family Photoshoots

The lavender Field Mini Photoshoots are back for 2018! And I just can’t wait to get back to this beautiful lavender field in Surrey that sits just on the outskirts of London.  It’s such a fun day out for the kids, and best of all I can capture beautiful family portraits without them even realising I’m there.  If this sounds like your idea of fun do get in touch!

 

 

I have just 2 spaces left on the 8th of July 7.45pm and 8.30pm.  The £175 fee includes:

  1. 30 Minute photoshoot

  2. Location fee

  3. A private online gallery with a minimum of 25 images to choose from.

  4. Five high resolution digital files

  5. Five matching 5 x 7 archival fine art prints

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Family Photography in London

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Family Photography in London

"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life" ~ Samuel Johnson

I am lucky enough to live on the outskirts on one of the most beautiful cities in the world.  I may be a little biased, but London is a photographer's dream.  It offers so much in terms of colour, subtle light, architecture, texture, vibrancy and culture.  You name it, London has it by the bucket load.

This little series was taken of my children at Wonderlab in the Science Museum during the Easter Holidays.  I didn't miss a beat and snapped up every colour shot my grey, winter weary eyes could handle.  

People often ask me for location recommendations, and a day trip to London is a great way to capture your family doing what you love together.  It could be a simple as a walk along the river Thames (Southbank has so many possibilities), a gallery visit, a shopping trip, or just a fun visit to one of London's many beautiful parks.  

If you are planning a family holiday to London, or simply a family day trip, and would like to document the story of your days together, I would love to hear from you!  xx

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