Month: June 2017

The Shard Shangri-La, central London, proposal photography

The proposal

This was an unusual one for me – to photograph an actual proposal! I was contacted by The One Romance – a company that plans wedding proposals – to take part in a planned proposal at the Shangri-la Hotel at

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Greenwich family photography session

greenwich family

Spring was certainly in the air when I had the pleasure of photographing the gorgeous 8-month-old Henry with his mum Emily and dad Daniel at Greenwich Park. The daffodils and the crocuses were all out in full bloom and it

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Before you held them in your arms, you held them in your heart …

children on a beach - rachel rimell south london family photographer

With Mother’s Day just past, I hope all mums were made to feel just a little bit special for all that they do for their children – whatever their age. I remember my first ever Mother’s Day – I’d just

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Let’s not damn dads with over praise … and get mum’s in the frame for Mother’s Day

A few days ago someone I saw someone complaining about how her mother-in-law was heaping praise on her husband for a simple ‘father task’ like bathing the baby, while she solo parents the rest of the week with no praise

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How to choose the right – and safe – newborn photographer for you

Choosing a photographer can be daunting – for a start there are lots to choose from plus the prices can vary wildly as well as all the different styles. Do you want lifestyle or posed? Natural light or studio lights?

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New year, new logo, new blog!

Welcome to my new blog – Ketchup & Cornflakes. I thought it was about time I had one – everyone else is doing and who doesn’t like a good opportunity to natter on without interruption? So why Ketchup & Cornflakes?

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