Category: featured

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Rustic & relaxed DIY Wedding

Shona & Richard knew exactly what they wanted; relaxed, rustic and family were key words at the heart of all their planning. They decided to do it all themselves and host the ceremony in their back garden. They hired marquee,  built the bar from pallets and even served homemade gins.  A fan of Pinterest, Shona created mood boards inspiring her to grow and source all … Read More Rustic & relaxed DIY Wedding

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18 Summers

A recent advertising viral pointed out that we have only 18 Summers with our children. At best I think the intention was to inspire and encourage us to pause and be grateful for this time. At worst it was to buy some tatt or a holiday . It churned up all sorts of uncomfortable feelings for me, namely panic and Mum guilt. Have I … Read More 18 Summers

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Parklife

Great song by Blur. And a great place for a family location shoot. Sometimes the simplest idea is the best. The kids love the park, it’s their familiar stomping ground and they quickly forget about the camera which is essential if you’re after documentary style photographs. You might have a strong idea of the look or the types of shots you want and having … Read More Parklife

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It’s all in the detail

Whether it is an engagement shoot, a wedding or a family celebration, seeking out the details that reflect YOU is what it’s all about. It might be the way your other half glances at you when you’re looking elsewhere, it might be those little hands holding onto the hem of your jumper- these are the things an outside eye can quietly observe and capture. … Read More It’s all in the detail

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Meraki (verb)

Meraki is a tricky word to translate directly into English. It kind of means lots of things at the same time. ‘To do something with passion, with undivided attention. With all your effort, with enthusiasm, with eagerness, with complete love. Work is created with all your heart. You leave an essence of yourself in the work’. ♥ This is how I roll. ps. great word … Read More Meraki (verb)