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North Sea blues – dancing in the waves

London family photographer Clapham

We recently spent a week in Northumberland – where I was brought up – at my parents’ house. I miss the beach in my life. But it was such a joy to see my children finding such simple pleasure and

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Bathtime is a serious affair in our household!

London lifestyle photographer Clapham

My kids take bath time very seriously – donning safety goggles and all! The littlest sometimes takes the brunt of the splashing from the biggest and it’s all a bit too much. It’s easy to get frustrated in the moment

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Top tips for photographing kids

London family photographer Greenwich

As a London documentary family photographer I often get asked how I get such lovely images of the children that I photograph. Kids are notoriously unwilling to play ball when you get the camera out as parents will know too

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Me in the Huffington Post

South London documentary family photographer Forest Hill

A round up of my recent articles in the Huffington Post in case you missed them! Ever wondered how to look great in photos? Here are my top tips. Not a natural in front of the camera? How to have

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How to use you phone camera like a pro!

London documentary family photographer Crystal Palace

Lugging a great big camera around can be tiring and even I, as a London lifestyle and documentary family photographer, don’t have a ‘proper’ camera on me at all times. The best camera you have is always the one you

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Mums in the frame: are you pictured in your children’s memories?

South London lifestyle baby photography

When your children look back on their family photos, will you be in them? Or have you always been the photographer? Or have you always just avoided the camera because you don’t like having your picture taken? I’m as guilty

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How to take great photos on holiday

London family photographer Greenwich

Ah summer holidays – the sun, the sea, the days of relaxation stretching out in front of you .. the wrestling the suncream and hats onto the sandy kids … the melted ice creams … the sandy sandwiches … If

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How to find the right photographer for you?

South London family photographer Greenwich

So many photographers, so little time! Choosing a family photographer can seem a bit overwhelming when you realise just how many there are out there. You’ve decided you want to have some family photos taken, but where do you start

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How to have your photo taken when you’re camera shy!

South London maternity photography Wimbledon

So you’d really like some lovely family photos together – all having fun, enjoying family time. Photos that include you! But you HATE having your photo taken right? So what do you do? Well first of all it’s very common

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How to look good in photos

South London natural lifestyle maternity photography Wimbledon

We’ve all had photos we’d rather burn than show anyone and we’ve all had ones where we look great! Chances are you don’t know how to recreate the great ones with any degree of accuracy! As a London family photographer

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