Category Archives: Lifestyle


What will they become?

It’s that time of year when the much anticipated John Lewis Christmas advert has been unveiled and personally IView full post »


5 reasons to get your grandchildren photographed

I feel that for any grandparent, I don’t really need to tell you the 5 reasons to get your grandchildrenView full post »


5 reasons to stop putting off those family portraits

I would say 99% of parents like having photographs of their children growing up, but many never get around to bookingView full post »


What should a family portrait be like?

Everybody has their own vision of what should a family portrait be like and that is what is great about this kind ofView full post »


Photographing Grandchildren

I’m excited to be sharing my first family photoshoot taken up here in Cumbria and it all came from a request back inView full post »


Capturing Half Term Activities

So the half term holidays are heading your way and you don’t have a holiday booked, so what half term activities canView full post »


What my 2016 families taught me about life

I meet a lot of families and pets in any year and when I was reviewing my favourite photographs of 2016, I realisedView full post »


Pregnancy, Birth and Newborn Baby Photography

When a fabulous client who has become a lovely friend over the last 4 years got in touch to say she and her husbandView full post »


Creating Family Portraits for Christmas Presents

I get busy in the Autumn creating family portraits for Christmas presents for people, as many people decide this is theView full post »

Cocker Spaniel Dog Portrait

Photographing Dogs

If you are here to see my blog with tips on Photographing Dogs then you have probably watched my Live Facebook videoView full post »

Dog Portrait Whippet

My Top 20 Dog Portraits

For Dog Day, I thought I would share with you my favourite dog portraits taken along the way. It has been hard toView full post »

Couple holding a paper banner with love quote on

How to be romantic

The month of August is Romance Awareness month and the common thing I see with love photoshoots, pre-weddingView full post »

Engaged couple hugging in ferns

What kind of couple are you

When it comes to having a pre wedding photoshoot, often it is so the photographer can get to know you and determineView full post »

Head shot of a long haired weimaraner

Part of the Family

If you ask anyone about their pets, most would say they are part of the family. Often however, people feel it is aView full post »

Couple sat together

Pre Wedding Love

There are plenty of things I have written about the value of a pre wedding love photoshoot and why I recommend themView full post »