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Newborn photoshoot with sibling in Barrow upon Soar

Newborn photoshoot with sibling in Barrow upon Soar

Newborn photoshoot with sibling in Barrow upon Soar   It was extra special to do this newborn photoshoot because I had been with this family doing another newborn photoshoot two years ago and I met the now little girl. It is such a wonderful thing to see children...

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Poppy field child portraits  Nottingham

Poppy field child portraits Nottingham

Poppy field child portraits Nottingham   I love kids. I used to be a youth camp leader, then youth worker, then primary teacher. I worked at Summerhill where kids are free-range. I love their vivacity, freedom, openness, vulnerability, creativity, emotions that change...

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Elvaston Castle Family Photoshoot

Elvaston Castle Family Photoshoot

Elvaston Castle Family Photoshoot   When families ask me for places for a photoshoot, I have several I recommend: Bradgate Park, Beacon Hill, Whatton Gardens, Calke Abbey, Elvaston Castle. I have others I don’t know the name of as well, fields and woods, so...

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Autumn mini-shoot in Loughborough

Autumn mini-shoot in Loughborough

A mini-shoot is just that: taking 15- 30 minutes to capture some images before the kids get  soaked- it was spitting.  We started in my garden where the Virginia creeper was rich in colours, then went to the top of the road on Epinal way where the cherry trees make a...

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Beach Maternity Photoshoot

Beach Maternity Photoshoot

Beach Maternity Photoshoot This is the second part of a maternity photoshoot I blogged already. As you saw, we started at home, then we went to the beach. It was hot in September in Spain, so this was perfect. I discovered that in Spain at least they have beaches for...

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Toddler and family photoshoot in Yorkshire

Toddler and family photoshoot in Yorkshire   Time flies, I couldn’t believe it’d been nearly a year since I last saw this lovely family. Elsa-Rose has grown so much in that time. She wasn’t walking last time and she’s a little lady now!...

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Why have an autumn photoshoot in Leicestershire

Why have an autumn photoshoot in Leicestershire

Why have an autumn photoshoot in Leicestershire and further There are many beautiful places to have a couple or family photoshoot in autumn around Leicestershire and many reasons to have one. Autumn is a feast of colours, the leaves, on the trees and on the ground...

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Stapleford Park Wedding Anniversary and Family Photoshoot

Stapleford Park Wedding Anniversary and Family Photoshoot

Stapleford Park Wedding Anniversary and Family Photoshoot. I met this beautiful couple at a party I was photographing and since they liked my photos they booked me. They’d had their wedding at Stapleford Park so they wanted to go back there to celebrate their...

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Big Birthday Family Photoshoot in Loughborough

Big Birthday Family Photoshoot in Loughborough

Big birthday family photoshoot in Loughborough. When someone has a big birthday, a wonderful present  is a photoshoot. It’s a way to capture everyone together and mark the occasion.  It becomes a present for everybody since everyone gets the photos of all the...

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Chinese wedding photoshoot in Lincoln

Chinese wedding photoshoot in Lincoln

Flora and James met at uni so for they wanted the photos of their Chinese wedding photoshoot in Lincoln town and university. They will celebrate their wedding in China, in red of course, and have a small gathering for their registry wedding here. But the pre wedding...

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Chinese wedding photoshoot at Loughborough university

Chinese wedding photoshoot at Loughborough university

I have been contacted by several couples who wanted to do a Chinese wedding photoshoot at Loughborough university and they were asking me if I rented wedding dresses. No , I don’t but I’ve looked around and I’ve found different options: You can buy...

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Maternity photoshoot at home

Maternity photoshoot at home

The first maternity photoshoot at home we did was in Loughborough and I’d brought studio lighting. For these pregnancy photos it was in Valencia and I had only a minimal equipment with me so we played around the house, looking for ideas, light, quirky things to...

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Baby and Family Photoshoot in Kegworth

Baby and Family Photoshoot in Kegworth

An amazing experience to have Alix taking a family shoot in our garden. I couldn’t be happier with the photos – can’t stop looking at them. Thank you dearly x Olivia Yates- Kegworth- Leicestershire    Twice it was postponed because of the weather that keeps this...

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Birth Photographers- thoughts By Melissa Thorpe Doula

Birth Photographers- thoughts By Melissa Thorpe Doula

I work on my own most of the time, so when I get to collaborate, I love it. and reading Melissa Thorpe’s words on birth photography was beautiful. She writes so beautifully that I wanted to share this with you:  JUNE 7, 2019 BY MELISSA THORPE Birth Photographers...

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Birth Photographer in Derby

Birth Photographer in Derby

When I say: birth photographer in Derby, this time, it was a near birth experience. I tell all my clients that I cannot guarantee to be with them since I can’t always free myself from the rest of my life, even though I’m on call for 5 weeks. But this time...

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Fun portraits in the bluebells woods in Loughborough

Fun portraits in the bluebells woods in Loughborough

Fun portraits in the bluebells woods in Loughborough Bluebells are a wonderful background and solo portraits work very well as we avoid trampling the flowers while still going for a walk, having fun and being imaginative.  Solo portraits sound a bit daunting as...

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Mini photoshoot with Mother and Daughter

Mini photoshoot with Mother and Daughter    ” It was so spontaneous! it was at the end of taking photos of my daughter and Alix said why not have some of the two of you, so we didn’t know what to do but she got us to interact and we were laughing so...

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Heart of living Yoga charity in India and other places

Heart of living Yoga charity in India and other places

As you saw in a previous blog, I went to India with Heart of Living Yoga. It’s not only a teacher training organisation but a very active charity and while in Rishikesh, we looked for ways to support the flower children and other of the poorest kids there. These...

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Photographing illness, aging, dying and even funerals

Photographing illness, aging, dying and even funerals

I’ve wanted to write about his for a while but didn’t think it’d be very popular. Then yesterday I started watching After Life. The videos are so important to him. And so are photos. Of course photographing illness can be a wonderful thing, to show...

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