Welcome to the Blog

Here on the blog, you’ll find a number of helpful articles and tips that I’ve written for you.  Discover some of my favourite places to visit with my family in Kent & East Sussex, local businesses I recommend and photography tips to ensure you have a wonderful experience when working with me.

Baby Essentials

Baby Essentials

On the blog today, I'm sharing my TOP TEN Baby Essentials You DO Actually Need.  Whether you're expecting for the first time, or even the second or third, you will receive a lot of advice about what you do or don't need. There were loads of things I bought that in...

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What If My Kids Misbehave?

What If My Kids Misbehave?

How to get your children to behave on a photo shootSo, you’re ready for your family photo shoot. You’ve planned what to wear. The weather is looking gorgeous, now; how to get your children to behave on your family photo shoot!From chatting to my clients, I know this...

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How to photograph moody teenagers

How to photograph moody teenagers

You’ve booked your family photo shoot, you’ve planned out what you’re all going to wear and you’ve even persuaded the reluctant teen to come along.  Now, if you're wondering how on earth I actually manage to photograph moody teenagers, read on! The news is good!  You...

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Father’s Day Tunbridge Wells

Father's Day in Tunbridge Wells TEN of the best* lunch desintations for the best Dads * 'best' according to my opinion!Father's Day is on Sunday 20th June this year.  There are many great days out to be had, but I don't know a single Dad who wouldn't love a good ol'...

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Penshurst Place Peonies

Penshurst Place Peonies

Penshurst Place Peonies PINK PERFECTIONI am very lucky to have been granted very special access to Penshurst Place House and Gardens on a number of occasions now.  Each visit, out of hours either before the sunrises or just before it sets, is a therapy all of its'...

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Photographing Your Family

Photographing Your Family

Photographing your family is one of my greatest pleasures.  I genuinely love meeting people - I love a chat - and it's a huge compliment when clients come back to document their family each year as they grow. It's also a great opportunity to see how my work has...

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Summer Family Photoshoot

Summer Family Photoshoot

A summer family photoshoot in the garden at home is a wonderful way to capture fabulous memories for your family. This family shoot, captued in the summer of 2018 gathered together three generations of one family, in amongst the beautiful summer flora of Granny's...

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Family Photoshoot in Sevenoaks, Kent

Family Photoshoot in Sevenoaks, Kent

Family photography is what I love to do.  I love meeting people, I love being outdoors and I genuinely love providing families with beautiful images that will be memories for years to come.  I adore looking back on photos from my childhood.  It's such a joy looking at...

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Pictures to Cherish

Pictures to Cherish

I was looking back through my family's photo albums recently.  And what a great pleasure it is in our family to drag the albums out a couple of times a year and marvel at how funny we all looked in the 70s and 80s! I know the pictures well; I love them!  They are like...

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Ideas for printing your photos

Ideas for printing your photos

Printing your photos might not be too high on your list of to-dos; but I believe it is so important to get those beautiful photos that languish in digital ether, into print. Old Fashioned Film Cameras Was your family anything like mine?  Your parents had a camera – a...

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Becoming A Qualified Photographer

Becoming A Qualified Photographer

The Reason 2020 had its' fair share of ups and downs.  Well, let's be honest, not so many ups and a whole lot of downs....it was challenging on so many levels for everyone and I know there weren't many people who were sad to see the back of it! With all the negative...

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Family friendly walks

Family friendly walks

As a parent I am always looking for family friendly walks and outings.  Especially over the Lockdown year of 2020 when most entertainment for children was closed.  Over the last decade of parenthood, I have explored a great number of the wonderful places Kent and East...

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Day trips to the beach

Day trips to the beach

I feel very lucky living in Tunbridge Wells.  If you head south in the car (or indeed on the train) for about an hour, you reach the best beaches the Kent and East Sussex coast has to offer with their mixture of sandy, shingle and rocky playgrounds. In no particular...

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Preparing For Your Bluebell Photo Shoot

Preparing For Your Bluebell Photo Shoot

Have you noticed the days are getting longer and just a little bit warmer? Have you loved seeing crocuses, snowdrops and now daffodils poking their heads up above the ground? It really won’t be long before our local bluebell woods are carpeted in swathes of brilliant...

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