A new family bubble: Baby Autumn – Family lifestyle.


A couple of weeks ago I was invited into the home of the lovely ‘Griffiths’ family. Mum Lucy and dad Russ, had just welcomed beautiful little bebe Autumn into the world and wanted some memories capturing. It was a joy to photograph this family and big brother George did amazing well in front of the camera. Its always so nice being around these little babies, they’re usually very quiet and relaxed, I leave a session feeling so calm. Thanks for having me Griffiths family.



Baby Blake – a newborn session.

Last weekend, I went to meet Ria & her little newborn bundle Blake. I knew Little Blake would be tiny – he was born prematurely and has only just been allowed home- But picking him up for a snuggle was just incredible, and brought back all those memories of having Mischa first home after her own preemie struggles. Blake was an absolute angel from start to finish, he had a little moan mid-way through, but that was quickly solved by a bit more breakfast and a little snuggle with me. He was soon comfortable again and enjoyed having a look around at what was going on whilst snuggled up to his teddy bear. ADORABLE!


Eliza turns 2 months! – Milestone session.


Month two of this little loves milestone package! It seems like just yesterday I was in taking her newborn photographs. Eliza was a little restless this month, though we did manage to grab some gorgeous shots before she wanted more cuddles of mummy. I’m really going to have to step up my game next month if I’m to get some good shots of her. I’m hoping we get some smiles next time.


Eliza turns 1 month! – Milestone session.


It seems like only a few days ago I was round photographing this little poppet as a newborn, but yet here I was yesterday morning shooting her 1 month milestone session! She’s grown so much already, and is already becoming so alert. Eliza is warming to me I think, at our first meeting she cried for quite a while, but during this session, she had a little whimper before settling her gaze on my camera and eventually drifting completely to sleep. I’m so excited to be building up a collection of these images as she grows and I can’t wait to gather them all after her first birthday. Thank you Emily , for another lovely shoot! x


Baby Eliza – Newborn session.


I received a message late Tuesday night from a new mother who was desperate to get some newborn photographs of her little girl – whilst she was still actually a newborn. I’ve known Emily for years and as luck would have it, she lives only a minute away from me.

The session started out only for me to realise I had made a ridiculously rookie error. I’d wanted a full battery for my camera whilst we went away and had left the battery at home. Eeeks!! Though it was no big issue because luckily she lives on the next street. I will be double checking my battery from now on! ha ha

Once, I’d grabbed my battery (professionalism at its best eh! ha) we got on with the shoot. Eliza was slightly annoyed with my presence I think, I’d interrupted her much loved cuddles with mummy. But after a bit of sweet talking and flattery about how gorgeously long her eyelashes are, she gave me her prettiest poses and let me shoot away. She truly was a pleasure to photograph.



Mireya turns 1 month! – Milestone session.


Yesterday I headed over to my sisters house to take some milestone photographs of my gorgeous little niece, how has it been one whole month since I watched (and photographed) her coming into the world?! She really is the most precious little bundle of joy – though I may be slightly biased because I’ve been completely and utterly in love with her since the second she came into the world!  I love how easily she’s come to terms with the fact that Auntie bob will pretty much ALWAYS have a camera snapping away at her, she’s such a little poser!
Yesterdays shoot will be the start of a year long collection of milestone shoots, each one will be themed to match the seasons and for her first birthday I plan on gathering them all together – along with her birth photographs – and creating a hardback photo book. As you can tell, with her first month being August we’ve gone for Summer blooms.




Bringing home baby Hope – Fresh 48 session.


Yesterday I was really lucky to be given half an hour of this lovely families time. Jade, Martin and very proud big sister Faith have just welcomed this adorable little bundle named Hope! It can all be very hectic for those first few days of bringing home a new baby, but I was immediately hit with how calm and cosy it was when walking into their home. Faith was brilliant with her little sister & baby hope made absolutely no fuss through the whole session. Thank you again to the Chester family for letting me photograph such a special time & massive congratulations on the birth of your baby girl!





Charlie’s birth – My first (and probably last) birth session.


So very early hours of this morning, after what seems like an eternity of waiting by the phone. I raced down to Royal Preston Hospital, camera gear ready and I shot my very first birth. Birth is a perculiar thing, often the only birth we’ll witness is with our own children – unless your me who was out cold for both! – but standing back and watching this life changing event unfold for someone else is the most incredible experience. Even more so when the mother to be is my beautiful, brave sister. And this fresh newborn is my tiny little niece! I created a full album from this session, though only these few images will make it on to the internet -for obvious reasons! It was after all a very personal experience.


“To witness the birth of a child is our best opportunity to experience the meaning of the word miracle – Paul Carvel”