Author: rachel rimel

A ‘Fresh 48’ newborn photography session in London. The new trend in natural baby photography.

Documentary baby photography London

It seems like an age since I got to cuddle a brand new squishy baby and do a newborn photography session! I was so excited to finally meet newborn baby Lawrence for a Fresh 48 newborn baby photography session in

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Women Behind the Lens Exhibition

The Guardian Women Behind the Lens London documentary photographer

I am delighted to have been chosen to participate in the 2018 Women Behind the Lens exhibition organised by Picfair and The Guardian. You can see my image Pizza Heaven and the rest of the exhibition throughout November at The

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Stories of modern motherhood. Tattooed Mamas: Motherhood and Identity

Bromley London motherhood portrait photography

Have you ever felt that the role of motherhood has overshadowed who you were before? Who you still are under all the trips to the playground and family-friendly restaurants and learning to ride a bike and the nappy changes and

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Documenting the everyday of family life: Forest Hill family photographer Horniman Gardens

London day in the life family photography

I first photographed Ben and Catherine and their family over three years ago at one of their – and my – favourite haunts, the Horniman Gardens. I was delighted when Ben contacted me again to say he was surprising Catherine

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Power of Mum featured article: The Power of Maternity Photos

South London maternity photography Wimbledon

I’m delighted to have been featured as a guest contributor on the thoroughly awesome Power of Mum website. Power of Mum celebrates all things mother bringing together thoughtful and insightful articles on parenting, motherhood and lifestyle; networking meet ups for

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How to be ‘in the moment’ and in the photo! London day in the life documentary family photography sessions.

Best South London family photographer - day in the life documentary family photography London

Ever wanted to be in the moment and capture it for prosperity at the same time? All those tiny moments that make up family life – the silly games, the gestures and expressions, the glances and the interactions. I’ve just

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Watch her grow – London family photographer baby photography session

Best lifestyle baby photography in London

This was my last session of 2017 and some familiar faces to cheer up a grey December day. I first photographed Cassia back in the summer for a newborn photography session in London when she was just about 10 days

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How capturing precious memories can preserve your family story: Day in the life family photography, London

Best South London family photographer - day in the life documentary family photography London

Memories are funny old things – they stretch and distort over time, some are lost to the mists of the past, others solidified so real they could have happened yesterday, others lost entirely to age and memory loss. I was

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Larking around in the winter sun at Horniman Gardens – South London Forest Hill family photographer

London documentary family photographer Forest Hill

This was a lovely session just before Christmas as a Christmas present for the grandparents of this gorgeous extended family. Brother and sister Simon and Julia and their respective partners Sofia and Ben plus cousins Max and Tabitha and baby

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Huffington Post: Take photos like a Duchess and give your family the ‘Royal treatment’

London family photographer natural portraits

Unless you’ve been on a January detox retreat in the Himalayas with no access to news or internet you won’t have missed that Princess Charlotte attended her first day at nursery this week – or that the official photos were

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