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Blog 11th April 2016 How to make a child smile without saying “Cheese” – Tips from a family photographer

How to make a child smile without saying “Cheese” is a tricky one, but as a family photographer it is one of the most important parts of my job. To capture that real smile from your children. The one showing all their gorgeous teeth, with genuine happiness in their eyes and their personality shining out. …

Blog 24th March 2016 The Mumpreneurs of Kings Hill!

I was wracking my brain to come up with a blog this month and while at my Mumpreneurs meeting this week it came to me! Why not blog about the amazing Mum’s in Business on Kings Hill! I set up the Mumpreneurs group last year. It struck me that there were a lot of Mum’s …

Blog 3rd March 2016 Secrets to maintaining your camera – Tips from a Professional Photographer

I’ve been a professional photographer for a few years now, and during that time I have picked up some tips and tricks to ensure my gear is in top condition. While running a tutorial recently, I realised that not everyone knows them, so I thought I’d share. Whether you’ve invested in a lower end DSLR …

Blog 15th February 2016 London town – The perfect backdrop for family photographs

I had a wonderful shoot a few weeks ago with a lovely family. They were emigrating to Australia and wanted to capture some photographs of good old London town before they went. Specifically, the areas where they spent most time with their children. Mother Nature provided us with typical British weather and it was a …

Blog 20th January 2016 Wedding Photography – The Amateur vs The Professional

If you are planning your wedding this year, firstly, CONGRATULATIONS! You are however probably in the midst of planning and budgets and to-do lists. Although there are many things that make the perfect wedding, the dress, the flowers, the food and of course your other half! The one thing that will last longer than the wedding day …

Blog 9th January 2016 Settling a baby – Top tricks from a newborn photographer

Since becoming a newborn photographer, I have learned lots of tips and tricks to help settle a newborn baby and also help them off into a relaxed sleep. A lot of the families I have worked with joke that I should come back for babysitting services, so I thought, as well as sharing my nuggets of …

Blog 1st January 2016 Tips for photographing your new baby – Newborn Baby Photography Kent

It is probably one of the photographs you will most treasure. The photograph of your newborn baby. The one you share with friends and family and put as the screensaver on your phone. So here are a few tips from me to help you take fantastic photos of your little bundle. Turn The Flash Off …

Blog 31st December 2015 Time to Talk – My journey with the ‘Black Dog’

I had an internal debate back and forth as to whether to write this blog or not. I’ll be completely honest, it sat as a draft for a long time as I was afraid of being judged, or though less of, or even that people would not book me. But, as ‘Time to talk’ day …

Blog 10th September 2015 The meaning of being Irish – A guide to our own unique little sayings!

So, as some of you know, I was born and bred in the Emerald Isle. Although I have lived in the UK for almost 10 years now, it has been brought to my attention that I still speak with a lot of ‘Irishisms’ (as my hubby calls them!). I have often been in a conversation …

Blog 10th August 2015 Remember My Baby – Charity Photography

For those of you who don’t know, Remember My Baby is a national charity which provides the gift of remembrance photography to parents of babies who pass away before, during or shortly after birth. Our goal is to offer a service of baby remembrance photography to all parents suffering the loss of their baby in every …

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