What to expect and how to prepare for a photography session

 

 

Maternity Photography

Deciding to have some photographs taken whilst you are pregnant may feel, at first, a bit daunting.  But creating a personal record of this very special time through photography is a great idea.   It is a time when your body is very beautiful, with increased blood flow to the skin the complexion just glows and hair is full and shiny, add to this, the air of expectation and excitement of those last few weeks and you get wonderful images of one of the most special times in your life.  I feel especially privileged to photograph you at this time.

A good time for the session is from around 36 weeks.  The photo sessions are very relaxed and tend to be filled with laughter.  I use only available light and this give a very soft and flattering image.  I bring with me a selection of fabrics, drapes and wraps which can be used to flatter and enhance your shape.  Taking images in black and white is also great for creating a superb skin tone (so don't worry if you have stretchmarks or scars).  You can choose how much you reveal and we will work together to get the shots you want and for you to feel relaxed and comfortable.  The session can include your partner and other children too.  After the session I will return to show you the images in the form of a slideshow and I can help you decide how they might be displayed.  You will then also be able to view your images on a password protected gallery and order images online.  I also offer a great combined maternity/baby package.


 

Your Newborn Baby Photography

Celebrating the arrival of your new baby with photography is a wonderful way to preserve the memories of those first special weeks.  For a newborn baby session I come to your home at a time convenient for you, we let your baby dictate the pace and stop for feeds, changes and naps.  Again the sessions are very relaxed, I allow plenty of time so there is no rush to get the shots and use only available light, so there is no flash or bright lights to disturb the baby.  There is no perfect time to photograph a new baby; the first couple of weeks give us an opportunity to capture the curled foetal position which soon disappears and is replaced with wide open eyes and even some smiles.  It is important that you choose the time that is right for you.   We can include your partner and brothers and sisters and even grandparents if they are around.  After the session I will return to show you the images in the form of a slideshow and I can help you decide how they might be displayed.  You will then also be able to view your images on a password protected gallery and order images online.  I also offer a great combined maternity/baby package.

 

 



 

 


 

 

 

Family Portrait

Capturing an image of a child as a parent sees them is always a challenge for a photographer,  these sessions take place in your home or location of your choice, as a mum I know that children are at their most relaxed when playing so we head off to the park, beach, wood or even just out to the garden.  Very soon they forget the camera is there.  Using this relaxed style I am able to provide you with a range of images that reflect your family and all the expressions that make your child so unique.   A family portrait session can last as little as an hour or I can spend time with you and capture a day in the life of your family.  After the session I will return to show you the images in the form of a slideshow and I can help you decide how they might be displayed.  You will then also be able to view your images on a password protected gallery and order images online.