Posts By: alexa

What to wear on a family photoshoot

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I am often asked what clothing works best for a family photoshoot, so I thought I’d share my views. The first thing I always advise is to wear clothes that you’re comfortable in. There’s nothing worse than feeling awkward and uncomfortable during your session. And to help the images look as natural as possible, you want to be happy… Read more »

Sibling Portrait

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I love this sibling portrait, taken a few years ago. The sweet smile on the little boy’s face is delightful and the way his older sister is looking at him equally wonderful. And the story behind this image will show a little about the way I work when I’m on a London family photography session…. Read more »

London Family Portrait Photography

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Choosing the right location for your London family portrait photography session is really important. When I photograph families, I like to include lots of the background, to give context to the images. So if you can pick a venue which means a lot to your family it really is ideal. Some families, when booking their… Read more »

Happy Family Photo

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I love this happy family photo from one of my 2020 London family photography sessions. It’s such a joyful, natural portrait of this lovely family, capturing a fun moment together. Planning a London family photography session When I photograph families, I always try to check out the location before the shoot. This gives me a chance… Read more »

Professional Family Photoshoots

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Unable to offer professional family photoshoots at the moment, I have the time to look back at some of my favourite images from 2020. During the second half of the year I photographed so many wonderful families. They were were all keen to have some meaningful family portraits taken. Because of all the uncertainty in the world,… Read more »

What a year for this London family photographer!

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Well what a year 2020 has been! Certainly not the easiest to be a London family photographer! Very luckily, I was able to get back to doing family photoshoots after the first lockdown, which was wonderful. Since then I’ve met many fantastic families and had such fun with them creating family portraits. I am so… Read more »

London Baby Photography

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I’m so happy to share this selection of images from one of my London baby photography sessions. It was with a lovely family who booked an outdoor shoot with me last Autumn. We timed the session carefully as we wanted to take advantage of the amazing colours of the trees at that time of year…. Read more »

Natural baby portrait

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It doesn’t really feel like Christmas Eve today. To be honest I’m not really sure what it feels like after such a strange year. We usually see a lot of our families over the Christmas period, which I love. But now London is in Tier 4 we’re instead planning to have a quiet time at… Read more »

Autumn family portrait with a picnic

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I hope you like this Autumn family portrait with a difference! Definitely not your traditional family photograph with everyone smiling at the camera, but one that tells a story. I captured the image on a wonderful London family photography session a couple of months ago. When the parents booked their family photoshoot, they were keen… Read more »

Shad Thames Family Photographer

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I can’t think of many things in my working life that beat being a Shad Thames family photographer for a day! If you don’t already know this wonderful part of London, Shad Thames is a cobbled street that runs alongside the River Thames next to Tower Bridge. It’s filled with converted warehouses and is incredibly… Read more »