Hi there! My name is Helen Kichenbrand and I am a Family Lifestyle AND HEADSHOT Photographer living in Frome, Somerset. I cover areas around Somerset, Bath, Bristol and the South West.
WITH MY FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY My aim is to take timeless and stylish photographs that portray the beauty of everyday life as a family and show your children's true characters.
With two small children of my own I know how hard it can be for children to show their true characters in the presence of a stranger. Let alone a stranger with a camera! To me studio family portraits can be awkward, contrived and hard work with small children! That is why I prefer to photograph families in a familiar environment, giving the children the best chance to relax, be themselves and enjoy the experience. I think the best photos are the ones of those little moments when no one is aware of the camera being on them. I want to capture family photographs that will remind you of how life was at that point in time because we all know how quickly everything changes when you have children!
Whether it be at your home, your local park or a favourite special place like a den in the woods you visit. I will join you, quietly snapping away while you enjoy yourselves with the odd group shot if you all feel comfortable. Similarly with newborn and small baby shoots I will join you in the comfort of your home for lots of relaxing to get some natural shots that wont leave you feeling exhausted! I photograph using natural light in a relaxed style rather than specifically setting up shots and using flash lighting which can be very distracting for small children. This way I get to capture you as the family you are and take photographs of real memorable times and those little moments as they happen. If you are after some unique family photographs that are both stylish and fun to have taken then please get in touch!