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Year Two (124) - Shallow depth of field

I am experimenting today with a shallow depth of field on my 24-70mm lens, natural light to capture the detail and wonder of childhood. The first image was outside, the light was wrong, but for me it was about capturing the moment.. a full…

Year Two (114) - I love photographing children

I love photographing children, it is great capturing their personalities and the magic moments that the parents can look back on... and you never quite know what is going to happen. This time I got to photograph a very stylized "Hungry caterpillar",…

Year Two (110) - More Family Fun

I love taking photos of children having fun and I love doing cake smashes.. this time I got to spend the afternoon with the little girl on her birthday to take some great photos... I love the challenges the shoot presents, the interactions and…

Year Two (86) - Water Play

Toddlers are fun, two little boys playing in a paddling pool is great fun, but as I had no choice over the setting and we were in bright sunshine with a bright pink paddling pool, the shoot cause for some creative thinking - a reflector put…

Year Two (44) -Moments to treasure

Photography for me is about capturing moments, moments that tell a story, moments that one day become memories and moments which at the time can be everyday occurrences - that are easily forgotten as our children grew. Often as a photographer…

Year Two (42) - Cake Smash

I love taking photos of young children, especially capturing moments that families can look back on and remember the memories, and I wish I had the skills back when my children were small to capture the images I would have liked to have had,…

Year Two (31) Netherlands

An incredibly short break in the Netherlands saw us doing over 800 miles in the car and spending some time exploring with our god daughter, it is wonderful to be part of her life - frustrating at how well at 3 year old she can understand English…

Year Two (30) - Almost One

A special friend of mine is one on Monday... and I got to have him all to myself at the weekend... so it was time to take some natural baby shots or play - I love this kind of photography, not staged, just natural - capturing moments that a…

Year Two (23) - My first cake smash

On my photography wish list was a cake smash - and this week I pushed myself once again to tackle my very first cake smash and photoshoot in Freddie's home... I knew what I wanted to achieve and it really dependent on whether Freddie would participate…