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Vicki and Ivy Fitness Shoot

By |March 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

When a model sets a photography challenge it would be rude not to accept it. Vicki wanted some images that showed her fitness and athleticism with Ivy - her young daughter. I booked a venue that gave me the height and the light necessary to create the images.  Vicki and Ivy discussed the moves together [...]

Katie

By |February 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Katie is one of those girls that radiates beauty inside and out. I adore photographing her and have done so on several occasions. Love working with you and your mum. x The object of a fine art photography session is to capture your child or children in a timeless and emotive way forever. Using natural [...]

Vicki and Ivy

By |February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Mother and Daughter photo sessions are so special.  I wanted to create something quite timeless for Ivy and  Mum - Vicki.  They came to the session with lots of beautiful clothes and one special dress - the green floral dress belonged to Vicki as a child and it was fantastic to see Ivy wearing it. [...]

Maia

By |February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

A beautiful girl called Maia came into my studio a few weeks ago for a fine art photography session. She is a very busy and popular child enjoying her dancing and performing. I wanted to create something quite timeless for Maia and her parents. She had brought along some beautiful outfits to the session.  Maia [...]

Chloe

By |February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Chloe came to visit my studio for a fine art photography session. She is a busy girl and loves interacting on social media with her friends. Chloe is incredible to work with, confident, patient and calm and knows instinctively the look I was aiming to achieve. The object of a fine art photography session is [...]

Truss Gap, Swindale

By |June 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Truss Gap, Swindale! This property is in an amazing location - four miles north of Shap, above Swindale Beck The drive to the property is one of many contrasts; it passes through large village, pretty hamlets, bridle ways, sheep on the road, mountains growing ever higher and red deer on the fell. Truss Gap was converted [...]

Do I photograph weddings?

By |June 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Do you do weddings? This is the opening question that people ask when introduced to them as a photographer. The answer is yes, but I limit myself to just four a year. Why? Photography is my passion and my hobby, as well as my career.  I like to take on lots of different types [...]

Uniquely You – Blue Slate and Blue Dress

By |May 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

An early Sunday morning saw me collecting Katie and Sally for our location model shoot. It was a beautiful morning and on the 30-minute drive to Hodge Close we saw very few cars.  The light as we drove up the valley from Greenodd to Coniston was amazing. Hodge Close car park was empty, so plenty [...]

“Never Work With Children And Animals” – Top 5 Tips For Nervous Parents

By |March 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

"Never work with children and animals". You hear it said all the time. There are thousands of outtakes littering the TV archives as evidence to this piece of good advice. And yet the days I spend on a shoot with children and animals (quite often together) are invariably my favourite. Why I hear you say [...]

Blue Monday

By |January 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Blue Monday is a name given to a day in January (typically the third Monday of the month) reported to be the most depressing day of the year for countries in the Northern Hemisphere - Wikipedia So I have decided to cheer you up with a special offer. I am offering my 'Uniquely You' shoots [...]