I have always loved taking photos of people and those moments that often go unnoticed. Having previously worked for 8 years at a children's charity with hundreds of different children and their families, I have always loved working with kids. Photography has always been a big passion for me and it was after having my daughter that I decided to combine my passion with my experience from working with families and start my own photography business.
To me it is all about the joy of the everyday when it comes to families and documenting the warm fuzzy feeling that spending time together gives you. That's why family photography is such a personal thing that takes a thoughtful observer to get right. I much prefer to photograph families subtly from the sidelines while they enjoy themselves, rather than posing them and being an obvious presence. If the idea of having your photograph taken makes you awkward then I know how you feel. I hate having mine taken too but I do love it when someone gets a photo of my children and I without me noticing. These are always the ones I cherish and that's what I aim to capture with the families I photograph.
Similarly I know how hard it can be to get relaxed professional shots for your own business, particularly head shots that portray your true personality.
I pride myself on my ability to get stuck in to any social situation that is thrown at me and make people at ease, which is half the battle with photography. Whether you are after some beautiful shots of you and your family or some striking head shots for your new business venture then I am here to help. I can't wait to hear from you!