Author: rachel rimel

Clapham day in the life family photography session – London family photographer

London family photographer - Clapham day in the life family photographer

As a London family photographer I’ve photographed this family a few times in the past – first not long after youngest Otto was born and again for his first birthday and his christening. This time we went for a relaxed

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South London family photographer – Blackheath day in the life photography session

South London family photographer - London day in the life photographer Blackheath family photographer

I have had the pleasure of photographing this family since Lexie was about 9 months old. In that time I’ve helped welcome Edith to the fold and I’ve seen the family grow together and they’ve become friends. I think I’ve

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Rachel Rimell featured in Rankin-curated ‘This is Britain’ showcase

South London family photographer

I’ve been published before. As a press photographer I’ve been published many times over. I’ve been shortlisted for prestigious awards and competitions. I’ve been internationally featured on occasion. I’ve even had some of my work exhibited as a London family

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Parenthood Volume 1

south London family photographer

I am absolutely honoured to be featured amongst such huge talent in Parenthood Collection Volume 1, a collection of photographs documenting the real and the raw of parenthood in everyday life. The collection has been curated by Alex Bagley, creator

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South London family photographer – my family: days of our lives.

south London family photographer

I took a little time off from client photo sessions over the latter part of the summer and early autumn to concentrate on enjoying and photographing my own family. My daughter was about to start school in September and my

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Five compelling reasons to get outside for a family documentary photo session in winter!

London documentary family photographer day in the life

Go outside? In winter? And have your photo taken? Are you serious? I mean – it’s cold! And not sunny! Who has photos taken outdoors in winter? In the UK? Bear with me here. The onset of shorter – and

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Rain rain go away: How to take photos of kids in bad weather

Documentary and lifestyle family photographer London

When it’s gloomy outside it can be hard to muster the enthusiasm to get the kids outdoors. And with no colour in the air or leaves on the trees it can be difficult to find inspiration for photographing children. Even

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Real life not insta life: compelling fine art portraits that capture the essence of your family.

London day in the life documentary family photographer

Ever thought your house is too cluttered for an in-home photo session? Too small? How about too dark? Not finished the decorating yet? As a south London lifestyle and documentary family photographer I often hear this and it’s the number

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“Those digital files look great on the wall” said no one ever! Celebrate the ordinary with stunning works of fine art.

So when did you last take a photograph? And when did you last print one?  I’m willing to bet you probably took at least one photo today on your phone. But I’ll bet you haven’t printed any photos in a

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Unpredictable, unscripted, organic: why lifestyle or documentary portraits?

South London lifestyle baby photography

As a south London documentary and lifestyle family photographer it will be no surprise that I have a love of photographs and documenting family life. One way or another I’ve been documenting the lives of my children since the moment

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