Photography equipment – creating a newborn backdrop frame

During numerous newborn shoots I remember longing for smooth, taut fabric, free of wrinkles and a lot easier on the editing time. I always tried to borrow a pair of hands to pull the fabric a little and the parents were always willing to help. But between you and me I'd rather they put their … Continue reading Photography equipment – creating a newborn backdrop frame

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Digital backdrops – my first use

I had been curious about using digital backdrops for quite a while but had never found the time to experiment with them. Then the Christmas holidays came along, my husband was at home and all of a sudden I had some time for myself. I purchased an image and it was emailed to me immediately so I started working with it. I found … Continue reading Digital backdrops – my first use

Winkworth Arboretum – a walk and a workout

A beautiful, sunny day called for a walk with friends and Winkworth Arboretum was the perfect place for us and our boys. We took prams for the little ones while the three year olds explored the dens and daffodils. I took the pram to ensure my two month old slept throughout the walk but I hadn't quite … Continue reading Winkworth Arboretum – a walk and a workout

Turning two – tea on the lawn

A child's birthday is always a momentous occasion, especially when they're so young. They grow up and achieve so much in a year why not mark each birthday with a photograph? Marking the first year with a Cake Smash seems to be the most popular choice among parents, and of late the Smash and Splash. … Continue reading Turning two – tea on the lawn

A photography studio – the perfect space

The day finally came when I realised my photographic equipment and other craft materials were taking over the house. Rather than move to a bigger house the logical solution was to stick a flag in one of the sheds and claim it as my own!  The space I now owned was the smaller of two … Continue reading A photography studio – the perfect space