Turning one is a big milestone. In the first 12 months of life it's amazing just how much children grow and develop and a cake smash photoshoot is a great way to celebrate the occasion. Cake smash sessions typically start with a few 'non-messy' photos before the real fun starts. It's always fascinating to [...]
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As a photographer who works mainly outdoors, the location we choose for your photoshoot plays a key role in the final 'look and feel' of the images you receive. Jacob is a fantastic teenage model, and for this session, his Mum had some specific ideas of what she was looking to achieve. We spent [...]
If there's one thing I love it's exploring the great outdoors; and the muddier the better. There's something about exploring that means kids quickly forget about being photographed and instead just relax and be themselves which makes for incredibly natural images. I'm generally happy to travel within an hour or so from Mansfield for [...]
As a photographer who works mainly outdoors, the location we choose for your photoshoot plays a key role in the final 'look and feel' of the images you receive. That's why, once we've finalised a date and time for your photoshoot, i'll spend some time reviewing various location options with you. Whilst a gorgeous [...]
Autumn is such a gorgeous time of year. The crunchy leaves and firey colour palette make for some of the best photoshoot backgrounds nature has to offer. For Judes session we headed to a local park just outside of Mansfield just as the colours were starting to change and autumn was setting in. We [...]
As a model, one of your most valuable assets is your portfolio ... it's the first thing casting directors look at and the key to unlocking castings and recalls. Before you book a model update session i'll always discuss with you exactly what it is both you and your agency require. If you're a [...]
It's that time of year again! (what happened to the Summer?!) I've had so many emails recently asking whether I had planned any Christmas Mini Sessions for 2018. I'm pleased to announce that this year the Christmas sessions will be held on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th November, at Rainworth Village Hall. For full [...]
The Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club in Cotgrave is one of my favourite wedding venues. The grounds are always in immaculate condition, the team are super helpful & friendly, and the opportunities for fantastic photos immense. So, when Natasha & Scott enquired about wedding photography and mentioned they were planning the Nottinghamshire as their [...]
It's not often I get a weekend off during the summer months - with wedding season in full swing and the kids off school it's often one of my busiest times of year - and with the lovely summer weather we've had this year I wouldnt want it any other way. At the start [...]
One of my favourite things about being a photographer is the privildge of being able to capture children as they grow and develop. I've photographed HJ several times over the last few years, and it's lovely to see how he has matured with age. For this years session, we headed into Newark Town. Newark [...]