How to organise your Christmas: Planner & Budgeting Guide

We all know the cost of living is rising – it’s impossible to ignore the media and government warnings.  As a family photographer in Richmond, I speak to lots of families and many of our conversations have turned to planning and budgeting for Christmas.  I’ve picked up so many amazing suggestions and tips that I’ve...

Autumn-Themed Baby Names

Autumn is such a beautiful time of year to be expecting a baby!  You don’t have to worry about the heat of summer but the weather is still mild enough to be able to get out and about with your new arrival.  You also have the added bonus that your baby will be more aware...

Mum and Newborn Photos: Why do you need them?

Doing a newborn photoshoot is now a must for every parent. When I started in this industry, over 10 years ago, it wasn’t that popular and I saw it growing more every year. However, sadly, photos of mum and baby together are not the most requested. And as a mum myself, I can understand, I’ve...

September Baby Fun Facts

Are you expecting a baby this September?  September is the month with the highest birthrate (I wonder if that could be related to the fact it’s around nine months after the festive season!) so it’s my busiest time of the year! You can see all cute babies’ photos in my gallery. I thought it was...

Are you ready for your September baby?

You’ve been waiting for what seems like forever. I still remember how hard the last month of pregnancy is but finally you’re in your third trimester and your September baby’s arrival is a few short weeks away. Wait, what!?  All of a sudden you feel like you’re running out of time to be prepared and...

Learn To Take Better Photos of Your Family

As a London family photographer, I’m always being asked by friends, families and clients for tips on how to take better photos. For my clients, the photoshoot itself is a huge learning opportunity. I know parents walk out with a little knowledge not only about photography but also about baby soothing and caring. Especially during...

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