Month: August 2017

What I did on my summer holidays!

Documentary family photographer London

So the summer holidays are over! Yey/boo depending on your perspective! As is traditional the first back to school project is an essay on what I did on my summer holidays, so I thought I’d post just a small video

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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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London natural documentary family photographer – Brockwell Park family session

South London documentary lifestyle family photography Herne Hill

This was not only a delightful south London family photo session, but also one of the loveliest and thoughtful birthday presents. Rory and his daughter Freya booked me to do a family photography session for wife and mother Siobhan. The

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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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South London documentary family photographer Tooting

We had to play a bit of telephone tennis to get this Tooting family photography session set up and we had a reschedule when the builders weren’t finished, but it was all worth it in the end when I finally

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South London family photographer Greenwich

It’s always lovely to get a recommendation: it’s even better when someone has seen your photos on a friend’s wall and they ask for your number! Last year I did some lovely photographs as a London children’s photographer of a

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South London documentary family photographer Forest Hill

This was a very special session for me – I’ve known Lucy and Iain for over 20 years since we all met at university. Lucy and Iain have been with me throughout my photographic journey from my days on the

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