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Let your Children Dream

Let your Children Dream

Enchanted Forest Photoshoots When my girls were little, they had a dressing up box, and they always wanted to be princesses and fairies. I moved my photography studio to Woodroyd Studios, and one of the first things I did was to design an 'enchanted forest' scene...

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Why have baby photos?

Why have baby photos?

YOU CAN'T TURN THE CLOCK BACK When I had my firstborn, Lauren, over 27 years ago, professional baby photography wasn't around as it is today.  Now with both of my girls all grown up, one recently married, I can honestly say I...

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Cake Smashes – What’s that about?

Cake Smashes – What’s that about?

 They seem to be the ’in thing’ but where did the idea come from. Like most phases, we follow the American way - baby showers, bridal showers and now cake smashes. When I first heard about them I was dubious, just because I never taught my kids to dive into food with...

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Best Job in the World

"Don't ever give up hope of doing what you love" Straight from school, I joined Barclays and thought that was all I could ever do.  After 35 years, I decided it was time to change my direction and do something I love rather than something I know. It was a steep...

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Recent Blog Posts

Fairy Wing project

Fairy Wing project

Making my own fairy wings for a lockdown project During the lockdown, I have been bored like most people with no business to run and not knowing when we might be back.  I’ve tried updating my website, more boredom – it doesn’t float my boat I want to take photos not...

What to expect from a Newborn session

What to expect from a Newborn session

I was looking forward to having the photos, but the days and nights were a blur, the shock to the system of little sleep and not even sure what day it was at times. I decided on Heather for my newborn session and I found her to...

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