candid alternative portrait of boy in yellow t-shirt with profile in shade and the sea behind. UK vacation photography London Family Photographer Architects Studio Search London sharing a laugh looking at plans in North London Natural light relaxed professional headshot of life coach Janine Green in black dress with painting in background, Crystal Palace, London Unconventional child portrait of girl sitting on her bad with Gruffalo bedding on a day in the life fun unposed family photography day in Blackheath London artist headshot natural family portrait of mother and baby son in his cot in natural light on storytelling family photography Bromley Brither and sister run towards the camera with The Rangers House, Greenwich Park in the background with cloudy sky above on a fun outdoor family photography, Greenwich Park Day in the life family photography session in London black and white image of father and daughter reading on the sofa with mother and son breastfeeding in the background documentary family photography unposed fine art photography prints - view of Walberswick houses and marina

Simple, unaffected, authentically you.


No fixed grins, no awkward poses: just natural personalities.


Mother in a striped top and jeans adjusts her son's pirate mask while younger son reads on the floor wearing a yellow striped t-shirt. A box has been made into a pirate ship saying The Jolly Backhoo with a tea towel with slogan A Room of One's Own as a flag. Natural family photography in Lee

It’s the little details and the small moments that make up your family story – the toys scattered on the floor; the teenagers raiding the fridge; the scrunched up nose at a family ‘in’ joke; the ‘pet lip’ on the cusp of a tantrum; the tiny mucky handprints on the wall. Real life – meaningful, sometimes a little crazy round the edges, organic and unscripted – not Insta-life!

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Environmental portrait of artist at work cutting out with stanley knife and ruler on a cutting board with her work displayed in the background, Blackheath London

Just as every family is different and unique so is every artist, creative or small business – with stunning environmental portraits and evocative behind the scenes documentary and editorial photography & films, as well as stand out professional headshots and personal branding I can help you showcase what makes your small business stand out from the crowd. 

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Stunning photos …

Heartwarming stuff …

Rachel is both talented and lovely to work with


Like many people, I’m not a massive fan of having my photo taken, but Rachel made me feel relaxed and, dare I say it, I actually enjoyed it!

Super pleased with the photos. Being a coach, it’s important that my photos create a sense of who I am, which these really do.

Janine Green Coaching

Thank you for doing such a great job with my branding film – I LOVE it! Watching it made me all emotional! Thank you for putting me at ease and making it such a relaxed and enjoyable experience. I can’t wait to share it with everyone.

Untold Jewellery

I was fearing meltdown but the kids actually had a ton of fun with Rachel. She really managed to capture the kids in their element.


You mean I don’t have to smile for the camera? This isn’t like having your school photos taken AT ALL – it’s just running around and playing and being me. This is fun!

Oscar, aged 8,

From the moment Rachel came into my studio she put me at ease. I had been overwhelmed as to how to present the different strings to my bow, but we talked, she filmed and took photos, capturing all the tiny details to create a beautiful montage that captured the essence of my working methods and creativity. These are windows into my creative world!

Textile artist & illustrator

Rachel was great fun to work with on our branding shoot – really relaxed and understood our vision and how to illustrate that to our potential clients with high quality photography.

Studio SeARCH Architects

Rachel was incredibly friendly and easy going which put everyone at ease, even two reluctant young children. I’m so grateful to Rachel for having captured this special time for our family and delighted with the photos. What a talent!


Thank you so, so much: we LOVE them! There are so many beautiful shots – you are very clever! We will treasure them forever. 


We had a lovely family shoot with Rachel which was really relaxed and good fun. Rachel caught some lovely moments and really got the best out of our toddler. She has a great eye for the right shots and the best light and made us feel very comfortable.

Boris & Lucy

We so enjoyed our shoot with Rachel – her cheeriness and warmth made us feel right at ease and it shows in the photos! We’re delighted with them.


Rachel was incredibly patient with our hungry and sometimes crying newborn. We are very very happy with the photos and so pleased to have such beautiful images of our daughter at this young age.

Ellen & Pete

Hi – I’m Rachel.

With over 20 years experience I have photographed all walks of life from the Royal Family to sheep farmers and everything and everyone in between.

If you’re just after a few quick snapshots on a tight budget, then I am not the right photographer for you. If you’re after family photos of you all in your Sunday best in a picturesque location, I’m probably not your photographer either. And I’m definitely not the photographer for you if you want studio backdrops and lights and poses and directions to smile, or fancy frills and stylised images.

But if you value memories and want to look back on a family life filled with extraordinary ordinary moments; if you will cherish those works of art for years to come; if you value showcasing those images – on the wall or mantlepiece, in the hallway, above the bed, pride of place over your sofa; or treasured in an album on a shelf, pulled out and poured over for this generation and the next – with the highest calibre prints, frames and albums that will last a lifetime; or you want to invest in yourself and your business with showstopper images that tell your story and stand the test of time … then we may just be the perfect match!

Take a look behind the scenes on a documentary-style family photoshoot

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