Tuesday, 16 December 2008

Gosh it's been a while...

I haven't shared new shots in so long. I have actually taken a bit of a breather from photography because this time of year is always so insanely busy for everyone. added to that, this English winter light just doesn't help.I'm either going to have to get a set of lights or hold off until spring!
I have one family that I'll share after Christmas, the photos are gifts and they don't want to spoil the surprise before then. In the meantime, here are a couple of my favourites from a recent session.

Thursday, 2 October 2008

Sugar and Spice and All Things Nice...

Thank you to the delightful miss f. and her family for their patience waiting for their proofs. I had such a tough time editing these down, so I'm afraid they have quite a few to choose from!
After not using my little Freecycle chair for ages, I've used it in three consecutive shoots now... but don't you just love the quirky and sweet way miss f sits in it? Hope you like these as much as I do ;-)

Wednesday, 24 September 2008

Could she be any Sweeter?

When little miss h. arrived for her session with her mum and dad, I just fell in love. She has the sweetest smile, the cutest giggle, and the cheekiest grin ever! It was so much fun working with her, even if she made her mum and dad work hard for her smiles. There are actually lots of smiley pics, It seems that I've selected more serious shots to post here. Perhaps I'll grab a smiley one...

Friday, 29 August 2008

A Windy newborn...

...makes for the sweetest smiles in a photo session! This little guy's mum assures me that he hadn't started smiling yet, but was full of wind for his shoot. I'm not so sure, he sure looks happy to see his daddy!

Tuesday, 29 July 2008

more of the delightful miss a.

What more can I say, she's just a little sweetheart! I can just imagine how beautiful she's going to be when she's all grown up. Thanks for letting me photograph her, S & G.

Monday, 28 July 2008

We're up to Date now!

Well, for the regular visitors to my blog, you'll know that I'm working on a project with each of my children to chronicle their growth and development. With my daughter, I photograph her wearing the same dress every year,with my son, we take him down to the beach and photograph him with his little chair. With him, I've tried capturing him in a similar pose every year, so that his height in relation to the chair shows how much he's grown, and it's only now, with three photographs to compare, that I can really see how his profile is changing, how his face is losing his baby fat, and just how grown up he's becoming! Scroll right down to see his earlier installments.

Thursday, 10 July 2008

Sneak Peak!

All I can say is "Wow!" What a beautiful family, I can't get over little baby a's expression, and her beautiful mum. My husband came in towards the end of the shoot and commented afterwards that they looked like a couple straight out of a Bollywood Movie. I'm still working on processing the rest of the shoot, but I couldn't resist a little sneak peak!

Friday, 27 June 2008


It's not everyday I get to photograph quads, and this little bunch are extra special because they make me a great-granny, according to my daughter. She says, "Well, I'm Rosie's mummy, so you must be her granny." And therefore, Rosie's kittens make me a great-granny! They were born between 8am and 10:30am, one is coloured like her mum, two are stripy grey tabbies and one splodgy tan and white and black cat, who is the spitting image of Rosie's cat-mum!

For more on the furries check out my Salt and Pepper blog.

Rosie two days ago.

And yes, as soon as Rosie can, she will be visiting the vet. We felt this would be a wonderful learning experience for the children, but we're certainly not irresponsible. Two kittens have already got homes, and I'm confident we will re-home the other two.

Friday, 20 June 2008

How Cute is This?

Actually, you can't even begin to imagine how cute she really is. You could just eat her up, and Oh! the little baby sounds she makes! I love her expression in the teacup, it's just the sweetest thing!

Wednesday, 11 June 2008

Matt's Family

I wish I could have photographed Matt's family for real, but this was a close second. I would love to meet Matt in person one day, and to take photos of his little daughter, Madeline. If you haven't read about Matt, I recommend that you do, but don't go when you're hungry (his tales of restaurants and Pierogies and food will drive you nuts!) Oh, and take a box of tissues with.

Thursday, 5 June 2008

Miss Bunny

This little sweetheart was such a cutie, her parents nicknamed her Bunny and we had fun doing the washing line shot with all her bunny outfits and toy. She has the most piercing blue eyes, and lovely parents!

Sunday, 4 May 2008

Meet My Family

So, if you check out Heather's blog, you'll see she is the queen of these little wooden people, personalised to look like a family. Well, she inspired me to create my own family, so here we are! We are actually all wearing real outfits, I think I should take a photo of us in the same outfits! (although the wooden people behave better and are a bit more photogenic than I am!)
You don't get the scale from these images, but they're not even 2.5" tall.

Friday, 25 April 2008

Britain's Got Teacups!

I've had my eye on the over-sized teacups my American counterparts have been using for over a year now, wishing I could find a way of getting myself one. Well, shipping costs were just way too expensive, and I didn't know anyone crossing the pond willing to bring one home for me. So, you can just imagine how excited I was to discover my local garden center had these gorgeous spotty ones in stock! A friend dropped by with her almost 8 month old, and I was so excited to see that he still fits!