family photoshoot

Making sure you look & feel beautiful when having your picture taken

Making sure you look & feel beautiful when having your picture taken

Preparation = confidence. Although you can't always be prepared for someone to snap a photo of you (example: little person sitting on your lap, photographing you from the below-the-chin-up-the-nose angle with your phone), if you were to ever find yourself about to attend a photography session – specifically, a family photography session, I have one or two tips for you to ensure that you feel your most beautiful, confident and relaxed. 

Family Hoppe // Nonsuch Park

Family Hoppe // Nonsuch Park

I am walking next to Joanna, the mum of the family and she is showing me the way to a great open field dotted with trees. "Wow," I say. "I never realised Nonsuch Park opened up like this! This is fantastic!". I have been here once or twice before but Nonsuch Park is not my usual go-to park. During this photoshoot, I fall in love with it completely.

How to reduce stress & prepare your children for your session

How to reduce stress & prepare your children for your session

Preparing your family for your photoshoot will hugely increase the ease of flow and reduce any lingering stress. This article gives you a week of preparation and three absolute do's and don'ts!

Family Thomas, Virginia Water

Family Thomas, Virginia Water

We head out to explore the park together. Neither one of us has been here before. There is a large lake nearby which we walk towards. On the way, there is also time for chestnut picking and squirrel-spotting. I especially enjoy the squirrel part! They are super cute!